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Nigerian police arrest four after Britons kidnapped

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Four people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of four British nationals in southern Nigeria, police said on Thursday. Kidnap-syndicate The Britons, including a husband and wife...

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Finally, IGP Idris Moves CP Gwandu out of Edo State, CP Moses Jituboh out of Adamawa State

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By: Kingsley Omonobi Abuja – Following relentless pressure mounted by various groups including concerned citizens of Edo state and Coalition of Civil Society Organizations among others, the...

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Cleric condemns rising prostitution in Nigeria, calls for total ban

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Ilorin – A cleric, Pastor Samuel Adegboye, has condemned the rising rate of prostitution among girls in the country and called on the Federal Government to impose total ban on “the...

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Obaseki gives out 150 sewing machines, 50 welding machines, 125 computers, others

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The Edo State Government in collaboration with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) on Wednesday, handed starter-packs to 467 people who participated in the second phase of the National Industrial...

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Senate passes NIHOTOUR Bill, 28 years of its existence without legal backing

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By Henry Umoru As Federal University of Health Sciences, Benue state bill by David Mark scales 2nd Reading ABUJA- THE Senate yesterday passed the Bill for an Act to provide for the establishment...

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Deputy gov, SSG, engine room of my administration – Obaseki

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By Simon Ebegbulem GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has attributed the successes recorded by his administration as it clocks one year next month to the cooperation he has enjoyed from his...

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Oba Ewuare II: Towards a Benin Renaisance

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ON October 20, it will exactly be one year that Omo n’ Oba n’ Edo, UKU AKPOLOKPOLO, Ewuare the Second, Oba of Benin, ascended the majestic throne of his forefathers. October 20, 2016...

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Oba Ewuare II: The messiah has come! – Josef Omorotionmwan

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THE harmony of human hearts is the sweetest music in the ears of God. This has been the propelling force behind the first year of the reign of His Royal Majesty, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku...

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NPA vs INTELS: Reps divided along party lines

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young & Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA — LAWMAKERS in the House of Representatives were, yesterday, divided along party lines over allegation of unlawful termination of...

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Engineers task security agencies on Otasowie’s murder

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THE Benin branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, has decried the murder of Professor Paul Otasowie and urged security agencies to unmask his killers and ensure that they are brought to...

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Coronation Anniversary: Oba of Benin calls for prayers

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By Simon Ebegbulem RELIGIOUS leaders in Edo State, including the Muslim community, held an inter-religious service, yesterday, to mark the first year coronation anniversary of the Oba of Benin,...

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Read Nigerian Senate’s proceedings for Wednesday 18th October, 2017

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Below is Nigerian Senate’s proceeding for Wednesday 18th October, 2017. Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Deputy Senate President, Ike...

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‎APC hails Okorocha for erecting N520m Zuma Statue

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – In what appeared a formal endorsement of the reported N520 million statue erected by the Imo state government in honour of South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma,...

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Nigeria wins 18 medals in weightlifting Championship

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The President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, Mohammed Yahaya, said that Nigerian Weightlifters won 18 medals in the just concluded African Junior/Youths Weightlifting Championship in...

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Breaking: Militants kidnap 4 British national in Burutu, Delta state

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Suspected militants have kidnapped four British nationals in southern Nigeria, police and community leaders said on Wednesday. File: Militants The four had been providing “free medical care...

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