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Obaseki receives PDP decampees in state-wide post-election tour

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…Oluku, Utoka wards agog over appointments, projects The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, accompanied by his Deputy, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu and other top government functionaries,...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari’s directive to World Bank genuine plea to solve humanitarian crisis in North East – Oshiomhole

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Says criticism against President wicked and unfair By SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN CITY-IMMEDIATE past governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Monday explained that the plea by President...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

Edo govt to re-visit Uromi monarch’s dethronement

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By By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, weekend in Uromi, the administrative headquarters of Esan North-East Local Government Area of the state, promised that...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

AIG Zone 5 assures on reduction of criminality

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By Vera Opene The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 5 Headquarters, Benin City, Edo State, Mr Abubakar Mohammed, has reaffirmed the commitment of the zone towards reduction of crime and...

Mon Oct 16th, 2017     Read More →

Abduction: Andy, brother to Health Minister, Ehanire, freed

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Dr Andy Ehanire, the abducted brother of Minister of State for Health, has regained freedom from the hands of his abductors. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Police Command in Edo, DSP...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

Obaseki harps on modern farming methods

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has disclosed that the goal of his administration in the next two years is to ensure that farmers in the State cultivate a minimum of 250,000 hectares...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

36 states share N173.8bn from federation account in September – Graphic Report

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The 36 states shared N173.8 billion from the Federation Account in September from the distributable revenue generated for the month. The breakdown was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Sun Oct 15th, 2017     Read More →

Italian priest kidnapped in Benin : Vatican

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An Italian priest has been kidnapped by gunmen in southern Nigeria, church officials in both countries have said. Maurizio Pallu was snatched on Thursday in broad daylight by armed men just...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Lawmaker lauds House’s decision to revisit devolution of powers

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A House of Representatives member, Sergius Ogun (Edo-PDP), says the House’s decision to revisit the devolution of powers and the Land Use Act was a wake-up call to all South-South...

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Buhari’s World Bank appeal aimed at rebuilding in North-East, says Shettima

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Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s appeal to the World Bank was to address economic rebuilding and humanitarian crisis in the North-East. Shettima said...

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President Buhari’s Midterm Report: CBN takes the cake

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Being a farmer himself, it was easy for president Muhamadu Buhari to spot the fact that the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Anchor Borrowers Program has been making waves by having massive impact on...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Police storm Ex-Dep Speaker’s residence in Benin over govt vehicle

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THE Edo State police command has obtained a warrant of arrest from the Benin High Court to effect the arrest of the former Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mrs Elizabeth Ativie over...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Catholic Congress: Obaseki tasks churches, leaders on compassion to stem agitations

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Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has tasked religious and political leaders to show more compassion to stem the wave of agitations across the country.R-L: President, Catholic Bishops...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Monkeypox false alarm: No outbreak, immunisation in Edo – Govt

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The Edo State Government has called on residents to disregard rumours making the rounds that monkeypox disease has spread to the state. The government also debunked claims that vaccination against...

Sat Oct 14th, 2017     Read More →

Anyaoku, Obaseki give conditions for Nigeria’s restructuring

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Former Secretary General of the Common Wealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, says that Nigeria will fare better if the on-going call to restructure the country into regions is adhered to.Governor Godwin...

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