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Business

Edo govt, UNIDO meet heads of MDAs, others over state’s industrialisation drive

The Edo State Government is collaborating with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on the realisation of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s industrialisation drive, aimed at ensuring economic growth and development. The state government and UNIDO recently held a technical session with the heads of Ministries Departments and Agencies …

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World Day of Social Justice: Obaseki assures of policies to support youth, women inclusion in digital economy

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured the implementation of policies that will empower youths and women as well as vulnerable persons to deploy digital platforms to make decent living and contribute to the state’s economic growth and development. Obaseki gave the assurance in commemoration of the World …

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Edo govt enforces riders’ permit regime for tricycles, motorcycles, prosecutes defaulters in mobile court

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Government has commenced enforcement of the Edo State Riders Permit and other documentation for all categories of tricycles and motorcycles operating within the state. The state-wide exercise kickstarted at Nomayo, Abiko and Okabere parks, in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State. The enforcement …

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Cryptocurrencies speculative, unreliable, says CBN

Abuja – Transactions in cryptocurrencies are largely speculative, volatile and should be discouraged, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says. The apex bank gave the explanation in a statement on its official website, by Mr Osita Nwanisobi, Acting Director of Communications. The explanation is coming on the heels of widespread …

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Edo govt, GIZ partner on initiatives for state’s post-COVID-19 economic sustainability

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Government has partnered with the German development agency, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), on strengthening the state’s private sector to ramp up productivity and drive growth in a post coronavirus economy. The partnership involves the training of over 400 Micro, Small …

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COVID-19 ALERT

There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand rub Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell