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15 houses razed as Operation Crocodile Smile II operatives raid Edo community

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We were there to flush out militants, kidnappers—Army By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—NO fewer than 15 houses were, yesterday, destroyed while residents fled for their lives, when uniformed...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Edo plans Alaghodaro Investment Summit to boost economy

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TO re-engineer the economy of Edo State towards a better future for its citizens, the Godwin Obaseki-led government is set to host the maiden Edo State Investment Summit. With the theme:...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Army officer arrested over arms supply to kidnappers, robbers in Delta

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By Emma Amaize ASABA—OPERATIVES of Delta State Police Command have apprehended a serving Army officer for delivering arms and ammunition to kidnapping and robbery gangs in the state and...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Petrol price drops by 1.2% YoY in September —NBS

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By Adaeze Okechukwu NATIONAL Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has disclosed that the average price paid by customers for premium motor spirit, PMS, otherwise known as Petrol, in September 2017 declined...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Addressing the Etsako flood disaster

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By Benjamin Atu AS Nigerians celebrated the country’s independence anniversary on October 1, 2017, communities in Etsako Central and other areas in Edo North woke up to be confronted by...

Wed Oct 18th, 2017     Read More →

Obaseki to kick-start Industrial Park at Ologbo

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said he would kick-start the development of an Industrial Park at Ologbo in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state, as part of activities...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

Oba Ewuare’s anniversary: Deputy Gov, Eguavoen shine in novelty match

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By Simon Ebegbulem CELEBRATION for the 1st year anniversary of the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare 11 moved to the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium Benin City weekend, where the Deputy Governor of the state,...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

Int’l Day for Poverty Eradication: Obaseki calls for global consensus on strategy

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…proffers broad-based growth models The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday called on world leaders to adopt a common strategy to end poverty in all parts of the...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

How can anyone go to bed, sleep soundly when workers have not been paid – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday expressed concern on the growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite of interventions by the Federal...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

Edo plans Alaghodaro investment summit to boost state’s economy

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In a bid to re-engineer the economy of Edo State towards a better future for its citizens, the Godwin Obaseki-led government is set to host the maiden Edo State Investment Summit with the theme...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

Politics should always gear towards unity of country – IBB

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Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has said that politics in Nigeria should always be geared towards uniting the country. Babangida who gave the statement on Monday...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

Obaseki begins statewide tour

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GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, yesterday, commenced an appreciation tour of the 18 local councils of the state for his victory in the September 28, 2016 governorship election, vowing that...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

The Generals and their books

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SINCE General Olusegun Obasanjo (80) wrote his 178- page book, My Command, published by the Heinemann Education books on June 28, 1981, a book reviewed by Anthony Clayton, a lot of Nigerian...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

NWPL Super 4 Fallout: Edo Plans 20 mini stadia

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The Curtain may have been drawn on the Nigeria Women Professional League Super 4, but top officials of government and organizers have been making comments targeted at taking women football to new...

Tue Oct 17th, 2017     Read More →

Pensioners’ protest: Edo govt calls for calm, restraint

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Pensioner tied after the protest The Edo State Government has called on local government pensioners in the state to exercise patience as it addresses backlog of pension arrears using a...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →