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Forum demands justice to violence against women in party primaries in 7 states

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The Women in Politics Forum (WIPF) on Thursday solicited the redress of alleged injustice to female aspirants in Plateau, Edo, Ondo, Kogi, Imo, Niger and Ekiti States during the last primaries of...

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The Cicero and leading chameleon of the Senate

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By Chidi Odinkalu & Ayisha Osori YESTERDAY… Authors reviewed the beginning of National Assembly debate on constitutional amendment aimed at facilitating a third term for Obasanjo; the...

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Edo LGAs receive N3.2bn as September allocation

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The Edo State Joint Account Allocation Committee (JAAC) has declared N3,204,857,456.43k as gross allocation received from the Federation Account for the month of September 2018. Speaking to...

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Edo N-Power beneficiaries charge students on #NoToCodeine

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Beneficiaries of the Federal Government Social Investment Programme, N-Power in Edo State, have charged students in Edo Central Senatorial District to maintain a strong drug-free stance and ward...

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Photos: Atiku’s campaign vehicles hit the internet

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The campaign vehicles for the presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Thursday hit the internet and generated many comments from Nigerians. This...

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Obaseki lauds Ehiagwina’s performance in NNPC Science Quiz Competition

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has lauded the performance of Edo State representative in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s (NNPC) National Science Quiz Competition,...

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Flooding: Avoiding the fury of nature

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ON Friday, September 7, 2018, during an emergency stakeholders’ meeting, the Director of Engineering Hydrology, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NIHSA, Mr. Clem Nze, warned that...

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Edo graduates 7,000 digital teachers, sets aside N6bn for revamp of schools

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state government will set aside N6 billion for the renovation of primary schools across the state, within six months and fit them with...

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Aisha’s brother bombs Bindow, says he lacks educational qualification to be gov

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Mahmood Halilu, younger brother of First Lady Aisha Buhari has accused Governor Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State of lacking the basic educational qualification...

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Challenges, expectations as 2019 legal year begins

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By Onozure Dania & Henry Ojelu After about two months of vacation, justices, judges and magistrates of the appellate and trial courts across the federation are back to their duty posts. With a...

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Edo govt to spend Paris Club refund on primary education

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By Alemma Aliu EDO State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, said his administration would spend N3b from its share of Paris Club fund on improving infrastructure in primary schools in the...

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Airlines count losses, as picketing continues today

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By Lawani Mikairu LAGOS—HUNDREDS of passengers, who had an early morning flight to catch at the Muritala Muhammed Airport, terminal 2, MMA2, Lagos, were, yesterday, stranded as aviation...

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Edo upholding dignity of girl child with fight against human trafficking, others – Obaseki

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the ongoing fight against human trafficking in Edo State is in recognition of the dignity of the girl child and her capacity to contribute...

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Alleged diversion of funds: Court fixes Oct 23 to hear suit against Oshiomhole

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, fixed October 23 to hear a suit seeking to invoke an order of mandamus to compel Economic and Financial...

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SMILE rounds up in Kogi

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By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—NO fewer than 49,124 orphans and vulnerable children across 12,775 households in Kogi State have benefited from the Sustainable Mechanism for Improving Livelihood...

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