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We saw girls raped to death, boys killed, people sold as slaves – Libya returnees

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The above statement is one of the harrowing experiences narrated by Libyan returnees. But what were their reasons for leaving their countries only to end up in Libya? For Miss Loveth Ekumabo, a...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

Human trafficking: Obaseki, religious leaders move against illicit trade cartel

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By Simon Ebegbulem, Benin City RELIGIOUS leaders in Edo State in conjunction with the state government and non governmental organizations, yesterday, brainstormed on how to end the scourge of...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

Federal Civil Service begins recruitment of OND, HND, BA/BSc

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The Federal government has commenced recruitment into ministries, departments and agencies. All qualified Nigerians with OND, HND, BA/BSc are advised to apply. This was made known by the...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

Obaseki commissions Rongsheng glass factory in Benin

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In what seems to be a direct consequence of novel reforms to open up its business space, Edo State is welcoming an influx of foreign investors, as the State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

NJF vows to reorganise Judo

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – President, Nigeria Judo Federation (NJF), Prince Timothy Nsirim, on Thursday, said the current board of the federation has put plans in place to effectively...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Obaseki appoints Special Adviser, 18 Special Assistants

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved the appointment of one Special Adviser and 18 Special Assistants on Gender, in pursuance of his administration’s policy designed...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

Edo Govt. set to construct Nigeria’s largest auto spare-parts market

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has revealed plans to construct the largest auto spare-parts market in Nigeria in the state capital, as part of ongoing efforts to grow the...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

Nigerians not taking enough sugar – expert

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Busari said this while addressing a news conference on Thursday in Abuja. *Sugar “On the basis of per capita consumption, indeed for Nigeria, we are not taking enough sugar. “Nigeria...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

Court remands Edo chief priest over alleged encroachment on NTA property

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An Evboriaria Magistrate Court has remanded Mr Nosa Osadolor, the Chief Priest of Aduwawa, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area, Edo, in prison over alleged forceful encroachment on a landed...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

Ambrose Alli varsity ASUU tasks BEDC on power supply

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By Gabriel Enogholase ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Ambrose Alli University, AAU, chapter, Ekpoma, has appealed to the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC, to restore...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

Human trafficking, our worst security challenge —Obaseki

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By Simon Ebegbulem GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has described human trafficking as the greatest security challenge facing his administration and vowed to fight the cartel perpetrating the...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

Protect women against abuse, Ambode urges govs

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday acknowledged the resilient nature of women and their strategic role in national development, saying that it was important for concerted...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Anti-human trafficking fight: Obaseki’s initiatives get international attention

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Efforts by the Edo State Government to bring an end to human trafficking and illegal migration in the state has caught the attention of international media organisations, whose representatives are...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Customs destroys 700 cartons of seized poultry products – Official

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The Federal Operations Units (FOU) Zone ‘C’ Benin axis of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has destroyed 700 cartons of seized poultry products in Benin. According to Superintendent...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Atiku to Saraki, Amaechi, Goje: Return to PDP, rebuild Nigeria

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor; Festus Ahon & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA — Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, made a practical return to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday,...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →