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Agriprenuer project: Edo Govt. calls for maize, cassava, rice off-takers

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The Edo State Government has called for off-takers of maize, cassava and rice harvest from farmers under its Agriprenuer project in the coming planting season. Kano govt. moves to recover N900m...

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Lent: Obaseki enjoins Catholics, Christian communities on spiritual rebirth

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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has enjoined Catholics and other Christian faithful to be steadfast and pray for the progress of the state and Nigeria, as they commence the 40-day Lenten...

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2019: Delta APC dissolves internal groups

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DELTA State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has dissolved all pressure groups in the party in order to make the party stronger in the state. It also ordered that apart from the official...

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LG polls: Edo APC to commence campaigns, as Obaseki assures peaceful polls

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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed plans of the Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to commence campaigns for the forthcoming Local Government polls. Godwin...

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Does 2018 February 14 reflects harvest of Love?

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In the absence of other marked days in 2018 calendar year, there is something unique about this one, February 14. Ash Wednesday coincides with Valentine’s Day celebration on this fateful...

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Obaseki commends speaker, Edo Assembly on e-governance

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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commended the Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA) led by its Speaker, Rt. Hon. Kabiru Adjoto for the foresight in adopting technological solutions at the...

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Youths/Police Clash: I am in power to serve the ordinary Edo people – Obaseki

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has tasked the Administrative Panel investigating the clash between some youths in Upper Igun Area of Benin City, Edo State and the police, following...

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Senate conforms 6 INEC RECS

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate has confirmed six more Resident Electoral Electoral Commissioners (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of...

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NSIA boss says $350m NBET funds now $384m

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As Senate declares diversion illegal, says Minister lacks power to give zero interest on $350m Eurobond Fund ***As Adeosun, Fashola others defend allegations. By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE...

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Edo merges Colleges of Agriculture, engages out-growers for 2,000 hectares Leventis farm

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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has revealed plans by his administration to merge Colleges of Agriculture in Iguoriakhi and Agenebodo into a single institution, with different schools...

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We won’t cede an inch of land to Ijaw —Benin leaders

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN— Following the face-off between the Benins and the Ijaws of Edo State over land ownership, the Benins have again vowed that they will employ every lawful means to...

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BENUE MASSACRE: Why powerful people’re afraid to kill me — Gov Ortom

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I felt so sad when the Minister of Defence and the IG of police were acting the script of Miyetti Allah instead of doing the jobs for which they are collecting tax payers money every month. If...

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FG to provide satellite services to EBS, Edo schools

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN CITY—FORMER Minority Whip of the House of Representatives and Executive Director, Marketing and Business Development of Nigeria Communication Satellite Ltd,...

Tue Feb 13th, 2018     Read More →

SEPLAT’s CSR programmes bring succour to beneficiaries

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Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, operator of the NNPC/SEPLAT Joint Venture launched the inaugural edition of its Eye Can See and Safe Motherhood signature Corporate Social Responsibility...

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BEDC pledges improved service delivery

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THE management of the Benin Electricity Distribution PLC (BEDC) has promised improved service delivery to its customers in Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti states. electricity BEDC made this pledge at...

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