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Obaseki initiates asset mgt agency for public property

public property

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has set up an assets management agency to oversee the maintenance of public property in the state. Obaseki, while speaking at a meeting with members of the executive committee, said the initiative was deemed necessary in the wake of increased investment in public property across the state. He said his administration would grow, develop ...

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Edo Govt to build bus terminus at Sokponba road

bus terminus

The Edo State Government has completed plans to construct a bus terminus at 3rd Junction, Murtala Muhammed Way by Sokponba Road, in Benin City, in a renewed drive to ease movement around the city. The project is being developed by the state government through the Edo State Development and Property Agency (EDPA). Executive Chairman, EDPA, Isoken Omo, in a statement, ...

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Edo warns real estate developers against impersonators of govt officials

real estate developers

The Edo State Government has cautioned real estate developers in the state over the antics of individuals and groups who impersonate government officials to defraud developers, adding that state officials would not demand and collect cash on construction sites. In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Erimona Edorodion, the government warned that impostors ...

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Yemi Osinbajo inaugurates 100 housing units in Edo

housing units

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday inaugurated 100 housing units at Emotan Gardens in Benin City, Edo State. Speaking during the presentation of the 100 housing units to the vice president, Governor Godwin Obaseki welcomed Osinbajo to the state. Obaseki said: “This is cluster one of Emotan Gardens, whose foundation you laid a few months ago. “The first 100 of ...

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Edo residents lament poor infrastructure


Residents of Evbuotubu community in the Egor Local Government Area of Edo State on Monday staged a protest over the deplorable state of infrastructure in the area. The angry residents who carried placards lamented that the community said to be the second most populous in the area, had allegedly been neglected for too long. They said the bad condition of ...

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Housing estate residents in Edo State experiences gully erosion

housing estate

Being a property owner comes with some prestige and swag in Nigeria, especially when the property is sited in a private developed estate or Government Reservation Area (GRA); but for landlords of Government Housing Estate, Iguosa, Edo State, they are staring nightmare in the face as their cherished property is at the risk of being swallowed up by gully erosion. ...

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Edo state governor urges workers to embrace housing scheme

housing scheme

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged the state government workers to embrace the federal government housing scheme to enable them become homeowners after retirement. Obaseki gave the advice on Friday in Benin during a sensitisation programme on the federal housing mortgage scheme for public sector workers in the state, organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and ...

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Edo state Governor urges industries to use local material

local materials

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State,has said the state government will ensure that industries domiciled in the state get the lion share of the $100 million to be spent on raw local materials in the development of the 1,800 affordable housing units in Benin City by the Edo Development and Property Agency (EDPA) and real estate developer, MIXTA Africa. Obaseki ...

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June 14: Osinbajo set to commision 1000 housing units in Edo State


Determined to address the housing shortage in Edo state, the government has concluded plans for the building of 1, 800 housing units through a joint-venture partnership between the Edo Development and Property Agency (EDPA) and MIXTA Africa, a private real estate developer. Governor Godwin Obaseki who disclosed this yesterday in Benin said that arrangements are in top gear for Vice ...

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Would you rather live in Lagos or Abuja?

Would you rather live in Lagos or Abuja?

There has always been controversy between Lagos and Abuja residents over which city is the most conducive to reside. Those who live in both cities never cease to share their varied opinions about this. Abuja residents always claim to be more classy and calmer than Lagosians while Lagosians on the other hand claim to be the heart of the nation. ...

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