Sunday , November 29 2020

Inside Edo

Obaseki expresses commitment to reposition state-owned newspaper ..Acquires new printing machines

… unveils plan for entertainment hub The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has reiterated his administration’s commitment to repositioning the state-owned newspaper, the Nigerian Observer to meet national and international standards. Obaseki disclosed this on Thursday after inspecting the newly acquired printing press machine at the newspaper’s head office …

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Era of buying contracts in Edo is over, Obaseki tells indigenous contractors …assures more policies to grow local content

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday said that the era of buying government contracts is over in the state, noting that his administration would create a transparent and open contracting system to ensure those who can add value participate in project execution. Obaseki disclosed this while addressing …

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Edo Joint Security Taskforce raid Upper Sakponba, comb riverine communities, arrest suspected kidnappers

The Edo State Joint Security Taskforce at the weekend raided the Upper Sakponba area of Benin City and combed riverine communities, leading to the arrest of suspected kidnappers terrorising the state. The suspected kidnappers, comprising seven males, were arrested around Ogbemudia oil palm plantation on Saturday, barely 24 hours after …

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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