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Photos: Joy as returnee migrants unite with family, friends in Edo

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It was a great joy for a returnee migrant brought home from Libya to the embrace of relatives in Benin, capital of Edo State. Over 400 Nigerian migrants that voluntarily returned from Libya, more...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

Libya deportees arrive with tales of woes

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A batch of 164 Nigerians deported from Libya yesterday, arrived Lagos with tales of their horrible experiences in Libya in their aborted bid to cross to Europe for a better life. They arrived...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

Celebrating TY Danjuma’s consistent, persistent philanthropy @ 80

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The first time I came in close contact with General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (retd.) was February 10, 2010 at the Protea Hotel in Asokoro, Abuja. It was on the occasion of the NGO consultative...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

Libyan returnees as change agents – Francis Ewherido

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I thought I would stay away from writing on the modern-day slave trade/human trafficking tragedy that the world has belatedly woken up to, because sometimes, you want to keep your anti-tidal views...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

PDP Convention: Bode George steps down, demands apology from Wike for insulting South-West

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Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were last night bracing themselves for fallouts from the most competitive elective convention in the party’s 18-year history with about 92...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

S-Court sacks APC lawmaker in Edo, gives him 90 days to refund salaries

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The Supreme Court, yesterday, sacked Hon. Sunday Aghedo of the All Progressive Congress, APC, from Edo State House of Assembly. Sunday Aghedo Aghedo who hitherto represented Ovia South West...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

I can help govt tackle problem of human trafficking in Edo, says popular film maker

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Following the alarming rate at which Nigerian girls and particularly, Edo girls are steadily being trafficked as sex workers in Italy and across Europe, popular film maker, Lancelot Imasuen, has...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

Obaseki implements affirmative action for women, prioritises gender issues

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration prioritises gender issues, which affect a large spectrum of society, noting that he has mainstreamed affirmative action...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

PDP Chairmanship: Dokpesi still in race – Campaign DG

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A national chairmanship aspirant in Saturday’s National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Raymond Dokpesi, says he will not step down from the race for any...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

Another 98 Edo indigenes return from Libya

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No fewer than 98 Edo indigenes arrived in Benin from Libya on Friday with the help of the International Organisations for Migration (IOM) and the state Government. A mother and her kids among the...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

Edo Govt., CBN set aside N500m credit facility to de-risk Agric investments

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has inaugurated a nine-man committee to oversee the N500 million Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme (CACS) initiated in alliance with the Central...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

Again, 98 Edo Indigenes return from Libya

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No fewer than 98 Edo indigenes arrived in Benin from Libya on Friday with the help of the International Organisations for Migration (IOM) and the state Government. Mrs. Abieyuwa Oyemwense,...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

Convention: PDP braces up for “change the change’’

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At the Eagle Square, Abuja, on Saturday, the character – asserting, resilience and splendour – of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will be on display as the party holds its National...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: S-Court sacks APC lawmaker in Edo, gives him 90 days to refund salaries

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Supreme Court, on Friday, sacked Hon. Sunday Aghedo of the All Progressive Congress, APC, from the Edo State House of Assembly. Aghedo who hitherto...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

Returnees vow to expose traffickers to law enforcement agencies

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Some victims of human trafficking in Benin City, the Edo State capital, have vowed to take their pound of flesh from their traffickers who lured them from their parents, with the promise to give...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

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