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80 women, girls reportedly raped in six months, say CSOs

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The Coalition of Civil Society Groups, in continuation of ongoing condemnation and protests against rising cases of rape and violence against the girl-child, yesterday at the Nigerian Police Force...

Sat Jun 6th, 2020     Read More →

Edo guber poll: APC probes certificates of Obaseki, five other aspirants

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overnor Godwin Obaseki PHOTO:Twitter The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed its resolve to probe into the genuineness of relevant documents including the educational certificates of...

Fri Jun 5th, 2020     Read More →

'Hostile' party primaries may disrupt Edo, Ondo Guber polls, INEC warns

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Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu PHOTO:Twitter The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned of impending violence ahead of the Edo and...

Fri Jun 5th, 2020     Read More →

NBM, others flay racial killings, police brutality, rape

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• Betsy Obaseki, groups decry violence against women, children The Neo-Black Movement of Africa (NBM Worldwide) has condemned the killing of Uwaila Omozuwa, a 22-year-old 100 level student...

Thu Jun 4th, 2020     Read More →

Edo guber poll: Ogiemwonyi disagrees with on APC position on direct primaries

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Two Edo state All progressive Congress (APC) governorship aspirants, Mesrs Chris Ogiemwonyi and Mathew Iduoriyekemwen have disagreed over the decision by the party to use the direct mode of...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Edo guber poll: Recluse yourself from APC primaries, Obaseki tells Oshiomhole

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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has asked the national chairman of the ruling All progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to recluse himself from the conduct of the party...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

No branded face masks at polling units, INEC warns voters, politicians

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised voters in the forthcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states to avoid coming to polling centers with face masks branded...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Senate slams CBN with query over unremitted $3.3billion Foreign Tax

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The Senate Committee on Public Accounts has queried the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over unremitted $3.3billion from the $21.3billion collected by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

PDP senators express hope of reclaiming Edo, Ondo in Guber polls

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The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the senate has expressed the optimism in winning the forthcoming governorship election polls in both Edo and Ondo states. Leader of the...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

FG orders investigation of student's gang-rape/murder, abuse of minor

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The Federal Government has directed the police to unravel the circumstances surrounding the gang-rape and murder of a female student of the University of Benin, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, in Benin and...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

#JusticeForUwa: Students protest, demand justice for raped, murdered varsity student

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The protesters yesterday<br />With chants of ‘Say no to Rape’ and ‘Justice for Uwa’, protesters, including students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), activists...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Women blame continued violence against females on culture of silence

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A non-governmental organisation, Women Supporting Women Network (WSWN) has declared that gender-based violence has been prevalent in the country due to women’s culture of silence. While...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Obaseki presents re-election bid form to Buhari in Aso Rock

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–says 300,00 indigenes have been screened for COVID-19 Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state on Monday visited the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he presented his interest form, seeking...

Mon Jun 1st, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria Twitter reacts to killing of Uniben student, 17 year old girl

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Nigerians on Twitter are demanding justice for the rape and murder of a University of Benin nursing student Vera Uwaila Omosuwa by unknown men and the killing of a 17-year-old girl Justina Ezekwe...

Mon Jun 1st, 2020     Read More →

Court bars Edo Government, Obaseki from prosecuting Oshiomhole

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A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has restrained the Edo Government and Gov Godwin Obaseki from arresting and prosecuting the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams...

Mon Jun 1st, 2020     Read More →