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Smuggling of migrants now criminal offence — Babandede

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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has criminalised the smuggling of migrants in the country. NIS Comptroller-General, Muhammad Babandede The Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mohammad...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Why INEC uses military during elections ― Jega

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As Oshiomhole, Igiebor clash over Obasanjo at democracy talk shop By Dirisu Yakubu Immediate past chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega,...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Edo youth, Uwadia, takes Obaseki’s reforms on girl-child education to Africa Youth Summit in Kigali

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A member of the National Youth Parliament representing Edo State, Hon. Daniel Uwadia, has showcased Governor Godwin Obaseki’s reforms on girl-child education at the ‘Youth...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Abductors of Ondo judge demand N50m ransom

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Dayo Johnson – Akure Abductors of the judge of the Federal High Court in Akure, Ondo State, Justice Abdul Dogo, have opened a discussion with his wife and demanded N50million...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Comedian I Go Dye begs Obaseki not to demolish Tony Kabaka’s hotel

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By Ayo Onikoyi In the wake of the bustling rumours that the Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki is all set to move to demolish Tony Kabaka’s hotel today, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 in Benin...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Many feared dead in multiple accident at Otedola Bridge, Lagos

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni Tragedy occurred again at the notorious Otedola Bridge, Lagos, along Lagos- Ibadan Expressway, in the early hours Wednesday, when many were feared dead in fatal...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

BREAKING: Serving Federal High Judge kidnap in Ondo

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…N50m ransom demanded from wife Dayo Johnson – Akure Justice Abdul Dogo of the Federal High Court in Akure, Ondo state has been abducted by suspected gunmen. Vanguard gathered that...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Hosting 2020 National Sports Festival, proof of FG’s endorsement of Obaseki —President’s aide

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Former Edo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, and current Senior Technical Assistant on Print Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Louis Odion, has said that Edo State’s...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Woman bags contract to fry “akara” for NAFEST tourists

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Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Tuesday, rewarded Mrs Florence Robinson’s hard work, as she bagged contract to fry “akara”...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

NAFEST: Three Nigerians recognised for contributing to nation-building

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Three Nigerians who have contributed to the growth of the nation were on Tuesday in Benin City recognised by the Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Olusegun...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Traders, artisans, others drum support for 2019 Alaghodaro Summit

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Members of different traders unions, market associations, and artisans in Edo State have drummed support for the 2019 Alaghodaro Summit, noting that they are fully in support of Governor Godwin...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Shark rips off woman’s hands and breast in front of her family

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A French tourist has had her hands and chest bitten by a shark leaving her seriously injured in a rare attack in the Pacific islands of Polynesia. The 35-year-old woman was swimming off the...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

NIPC rates Edo high on investment reforms

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The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has applauded the Edo State Government on the impact of the reforms implemented through the Edo State Investment Promotion Office (ESIPO), aimed...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Civil society groups throw weight behind 2019 Alaghodaro Summit

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Barely a month to the 2019 Alaghodaro Summit, civil society groups in Edo State has expressed support for the 2019 edition of the annual event, pledging to work towards having a memorable...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Coronation Anniversary: Obaseki leads Edo EXCO members to celebrate with Oba of Benin

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki at the weekend led members of the State Executive Council to the palace of the Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →