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Obaseki, Mahindra Group conclude arrangement on Benin Industrial Park

Obaseki, Mahindra Group conclude arrangement on Benin Industrial Park …Report on sequence of project implementation ready All is set for the smooth take-off of the planned Benin Industrial Park with the receipt of the Preliminary Report by Governor Godwin Obaseki from the Mahindra Group in India, on Monday. A visibly elated Obaseki, who is accompanied by the Commissioner for Wealth Creation, Cooperatives and Employment, Hon. Emmanuel Usoh, and the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Kadiri Bashiru, on the investment drive in Asia, said the Industrial park would serve as the catalyst for the industrialisation...

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Edo Govt. to develop 58 Tourist Sites, targets domestic, foreign receipts

The Edo State Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Diaspora Affairs, Hon. Osaze Osemwegie-Ero has disclosed plans by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to revive and rebrand 58 tourist sites across the state. Osemwegie-Ero made the disclosure while receiving members of the Benin Cultural Heritage Centre, on a courtesy visit, led by Squadron Leader Ehi Ighile (rtd.), on Friday. According to him: “Governor Obaseki has handed over his vision to promote arts and culture in the state to us and has given us a marching order to identify all the cultural and tourism assets in all parts of the state,...

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We are Restoring Sanity to Edo State – SSG

‘We are Restoring Sanity to Edo State’ The Edo State Government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring that law and order are maintained in the state in line with its ‘Operation Clean Up Edo’ initiative, assuring that ‘the exercise would bring sanity to public spaces and enhance the business climate.’ The state government noted that the ‘Operation Clean Up Edo,’ which has elicited commendations from residents in Benin City, would be expanded to other parts of the state, including Ekpoma and Auchi. The Secretary to Edo State Government (SSG), Barr. Osarodion Ogie, who disclosed this to newsmen, Friday, during...

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Second Phase of Python Dance II in South East to Commence – Nigerian Army

Following report of kidnapping, cultism, violent agitations, theft of weapons, armed banditry and other security challenges in the South Eastern part of the country, Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai on Friday, disclosed that the military will commence the second phase of Exercise Egwu Eke II (Python Dance II) by September 15. Addressing a press conference at the Army Headquarters in Abuja, Buratai warned members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and other groups and individuals in the Southeast against any action capable of...

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Wanted: A Restructuring Of Minds by Femi Adesina

Hearing some Nigerians speak (whether based at home or in the Diaspora) you discern that they are “in the gall of bitterness and in the bondage of iniquity.” They spew out things that give them away as “whited sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s bones.” What happened to grace? Where did decency disappear to? Are words not to be seasoned with salt again? What has happened to us as a people? The more rotten, the better, it seems. The fouler and odoriferous the cesspit, the more attractive, followed by applause. That seems...

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