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Traders’ groups, drivers’ unions, others gear up for 2018 Alaghodaro Summit

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Members of different traders’ unions and market associations in Edo State have thrown their weight behind the 2018 Alaghodaro Summit, noting that they are fully in support of Governor Godwin...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

NEC direct Govs to declare state of emergency on education

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—-Keep mute on Minimum Wage —-As govs back Buhari’s veto on Paris Club to States By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE National Economic Council, NEC, has directed the 36...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Edo N-Power, Google train 3000 beneficiaries on digital skills

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…N-Agro scheme charges youth on agribusiness Over 3000 beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme (SIP) have undergone digital skills training to broaden...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Plateau LG polls: PDP candidate declines participation in Mangu re-run

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Mr Ayuba Gufwen, PDP chairmanship candidate for Mangu in the Oct. 10 local government polls in Plateau, has called on PDP supporters to boycott the re-run election slated for Thursday, Oct....

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

BBOG protests Boko Haram’s execution of Liman

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…ISIS may already be running operations in Nigeria—Expert By Emma Nnadozie, Gabriel Ewepu, Boluwaji Obahopo & Yinka Ajayi Members of the #BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, yesterday,...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Police nab 8 suspects with 11 human skulls in Kwara

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The Nigeria Police Force, yesterday, said it had arrested eight suspected ritual killers, including a woman, arrested by the Nigeria Police Force in Ilorin, Kwara, with 11 human skulls. Acting DCP...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Govs lack moral right to sign death warrant — Otteh

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By Henry Ojelu There were activities to mark this year World Day Against Death Penalty last week across the globe. In this interview, Mr. Joseph Otteh, the executive director of Access to Justice,...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Owan students, group back Ihonvbere for NASS seat

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By Alemma Aliu BENIN CITY—THE ambition of Professor Julius Ihonvbere to represent Owan Federal Constituency got a boost yesterday as two groups; Coalition of Youths For Ihonvbere (COYOFI)...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Edo Poly Usen floats Mass Comm Programme

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…gets nod for HND programmes in Accountancy, Pub Admin, Business Admin The Edo State Polytechnic, Usen, formerly known as the Edo State Institute of Technology and Management, has floated a...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Edo Govt. distributes relief materials to Safarogbo Community

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The Edo State Government has distributed relief materials to victims of the September 2, 2017 attack on Safarogbo Community, Ovia South West Local Government Area. Addressing journalists during...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Fayose still in our custody, says EFCC

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Former Governor of Ekiti state, Mr Ayodele Fayose, who on Tuesday reported at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja in accordance with his promise is still being...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

No-work, no-pay principle to apply during strike – FEC

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the implementation of the no-work, no pay principle when workers go on strike in the federal public service. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Senate confirms 7as CCB Chairman, board members, drops one from Edo

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…As Presidency withdraws 2 By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate, Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Dr. Muhammed Isah from Jigawa State representing the North West zone as chairman of the...

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Police nab suspects with 11 human skulls in Kwara

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The Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday said it had arrested eight suspected ritual killers, including a woman with 11 human skulls in Ilorin, Kwara. Acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, the Force Public...

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Obaseki lauds 9-year jail term for human trafficker

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The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the conviction of Mrs Christy Ehiorobo who was sentenced to a 9-year jail term for engaging in human trafficking by a Federal High Court in...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →