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Plantation owners kick against plan to import palm oil

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN— PLANTATION Owners Forum of Nigeria, made up oil palm plantations and refineries, have rejected alleged plan by a private agro-allied firm, OLAM Group, to import...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Trespass suit against Nigerian Army competent —Court

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—AN Edo AState High Court sitting in Benin City, has held that the suit by the Enogie of Eyaen in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo State, His Royal Highness,...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Edo SUBEB apprehends school vandal, reads riot act

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Acting Chairman of the Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr. Joan Oviawe, has described as condemnable the vandalisation of properties at the Special Needs Schools for the...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Edo Youths, Police Clash: Wife of slain cab driver testifies at Panel hearing

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Fiancée to late David Okoniba, the allegedly slain cab driver in the clash between youths and Policemen at the Upper Igun area of Benin City, Miss Ruth Okojie, has appeared before the...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Bayelsa’s educational renaissance: The story of Gov Dickson’s six years in office

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IT can rightly be articulated that Bayelsa State has been witnessing nothing short of an educational revolution in the last six years. The genesis of this generational transformation in this...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Human trafficking: NAPTIP rescues 14 victims at Nnamdi Azikiwe airport

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Abuja – The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has rescued 14 victims at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Concerned Edo Citizens, at Oliha...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Edo New Cities: Obaseki seeks input of Architects’ regulatory body, institute

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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has sought the input of the Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) and the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) in the design of masterplans...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Present condition of our prisons ‘A National Embarrassment’ – Sen. Clifford Ordia

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The senator representing Edo Central constituency, Sen. Clifford Ordia, has decried the poor state of Nigerian prisons, saying ‘it is a national embarrassment to see national prisons in such...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari/OBJ: Not yet the last word

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Sometimes in his first term when Obasanjo changed the Service Chiefs, he retained the CDS from Kogi, he appointed CAS from Plateau, and CNS from Kwara, again all in the Middle-Belt. The CoAS I...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Armed men free arrested herdsmen, kill vigilante member in Edo

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By SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN CITY-A vigilante member identified as Efe Igbinoba was yesterday shot dead by gunmen dressed in military uniform at Obadolovbiyeyi community in Ikpoba-Okha Local...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Edo APC to commence LG campaigns weekend

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State will tomorrow kick off its campaigns ahead of the March 3, 2018 local government elections. APC This was disclosed by...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Senate confirms 7 out of 9 INEC RECs

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate yesterday confirmed seven more Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The confirmation followed...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Order of elections: Rowdy session as APC senators move against Saraki

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•Say change of election timetable targeted at Buhari •As 10 pro-Buhari senators walk out on Saraki •Senate confirms 7 RECs for INEC By Henry Umoru ABUJA —THE relative peace...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Reps begin probe of $21bn crude oil loss

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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—THE ad-hoc committee set up by the House of Representatives to probe the loss of crude oil worth over $21 billion and huge debts owed indigenous companies by...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Governors meet to nominate team to interface with NASS on state police

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – GOVERNORS of the 36 States of the federation are currently meeting at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja, to nominate a team among them that will...

Wed Feb 14th, 2018     Read More →