NCCE approves setup of Edo College of Education

National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) has given approval for the establishment of the Edo State College of Education, with three campuses in Abudu, Igueben and Afuze, catering for the three senatorial districts of the state. Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, who disclosed this to journalists in Benin City, reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to sustaining a highly-motivated and professional teaching workforce. The governor, who identified training as key for teachers to unleash their potentials noted: “Training of teachers is the key to educational reforms. I am pleased to…

Obaseki focuses on public service reforms, arts, tourism, others in second term

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will deploy technology and employ younger professionals into the state’s civil service to drive inclusive development and ensure a sustainable future for the state. The governor, who disclosed this during the 4th edition of the Alaghodaro Investment Summit, held in Benin City, committed to restoring Edo State as the arts and cultural capital of Nigeria in his quest to Making Edo Great Again (MEGA). Present at the event are Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comr. Philip Shaibu; Chairman, Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr.…

Obaseki, others pay tribute to late Ghanaian President, Rawlings

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, his deputy, Rt. Hon. Comr. Philip Shaibu and other guests at the 2020 Alaghodaro Investment Summit, on Friday, observed a minute silence in honour of former Ghanaian President, Jerry John Rawlings, who died yesterday from suspected COVID-19 complications. The governor eulogised the late leader, noting that Rawlings will be greatly missed for his exemplary leadership across Africa. The Investment Summit tagged, ‘Making Edo Great Again,’ is being held at the New Festival Hall in Government House, Benin City. Present at the event are Chairman, Edo…

NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, scared of Leone Stars

In a couple of hours from now the high calibre AFCON 2021 qualifying match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone would be on. The match, which is slated for the ultra-modern Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in the heart of Benin City, the Edo State capital, is the first leg of the two encounters between the two countries. It has generated so much heat such that the spectators and soccer administrators are feeling the heat more than even the players and the technical crew. Popular…

I will bring out the best in my staff, says MD Federal Neuro Pyschiatric Hospital, Uselu

The newly appointed Medical Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO) of the Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Uselu, Dr. Imafidon Agbonile, has stated that his vision to take the facility to the next level would revolve around reinvigorating staff motivation so as to bring out the best in them as well as innovate with latest technology in the medical field, adding his primary concerns is to expand the frontiers of psychiatry research, training and management in the country. Dr. Agbonile added that he has also set for himself the vision of  transforming the fortunes…