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Coronation Anniversary: Obaseki leads Edo EXCO members to celebrate with Oba of Benin

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki at the weekend led members of the State Executive Council to the palace of the Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

2019 NAFEST: Obaseki leads EXCO members to opening event

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Top artists, cultural troupes, others light up Benin The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Monday, led members of the State Executive Council to the opening ceremony of the National...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

BEDC to inject 572,392 meters under MAP scheme in franchise areas

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BEDC Electricity Plc. (BEDC) has announced a total rollout plan of 572,392 meters within the next two years across its franchise areas covering Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti state under the Meter...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Obaseki declares Edo NAFEST 2019 open

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…says culture has returned home to Edo State By Osa Amaadi, Arts Editor Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday declared open the 32nd edition of the National Festival of Arts and...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Persistent rainfall frustrates activities at Jos trade fair

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Persistent rainfall and the accompanying cold weather are frustrating activities at the ongoing Jos International Trade Fair, News Agency of Nigeria(NAN). File: Rain drops falling from a black...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

NAFEST 2019:  Orunsewe, Obaseki urges national unity

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By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu – Benin City It was a colourful ceremony at the University of Benin Sports Complex when the 2019 National Festival for Arts and Culture tagged NAFEST 2019 opened were...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Nigerians will soon enjoy benefits of border closure — Ajayi

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The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, on Monday in Abuja said that Nigerians would soon enjoy the benefits of the closure of the country’s land borders by the Federal...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Edo indigenes in Italy back Obaseki’s second term bid

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As political intrigues build-up ahead of the 2020 governorship election in Edo State, a group of Edo indigenes in Palermo, Italy, have thrown their weight behind the State Governor, Mr Godwin...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Adegbite woos Russian investors with current reforms, incentives in mining sector

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…says Buhari’s administration committed to drive sector By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Architect Olamilekan Adegbite, Monday, wooed...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

NDDC acting MD appears before senate over award of water hyacinth Project

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By Henry Umoru Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Edo South disclosed on Monday that the Acting Managing Director of Niger...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

American real estate Investor eyes Nigerian market

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By Ayo Onikoyi An American real estate businessman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of South Park Management LLC, Asahn Guyton has revealed plans to expand his business operations to Nigeria,...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Minimum Wage: Organised labour commends participants’ negotiation

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Organised Labour has commended stakeholders who negotiated on the consequential adjustment arising from the N30,000 monthly new National Minimum Wage signed into Law by President Muhammadu Buhari...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

No place for thugs in Edo state ― Gov Obaseki

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By Gabriel Enogholase, Benin-city Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has vowed to sustain promise to keep thugs off the streets in the state as part of the commitment to attract investors to the...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Dickson’s appointment of youth, women people’s choice —OBB

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By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Special Assistant to the Governor of Bayelsa State and youth leader, Ogidi Ben Bara, Monday, said recent appointments of youth and women by the Bayelsa State...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Plateau: Useni appeals governorship election tribunal judgment

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Plateau State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 election, Sen. Jeremiah Useni has filed an appeal to challenge the judgement of the...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →