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Forced slavery and self imposed slavery in Nigeria and beyond

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By Afe Babalola “We think this trade must go on. That is the verdict of our oracle and the priests. They say that your country, however great, can never stop a trade ordained by God...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

AISAGBONHI: Abandoned at 9 months, sent away at 13, now a wealth creator

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The axiom that a man’s life is defined by the choices he makes, found practical expression in our today’s story. The import of the maxim manifested in Chief Omochiere Aisagbonhi,...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Edo set to develop Health Master plan

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has revealed plans to constitute a council on health, which will assist in developing a Strategic Master Plan on Health and to coordinate activities...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Edo Govt. to move against human trafficking cartel – Obaseki 

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has described human trafficking as the greatest security challenge facing his administration and has vowed to deploy the state’s powers and...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Obaseki approves health centers in markets, reaffirms commitment to curb Neonatal deaths

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved the establishment of primary health care centres in major markets in the state, reaffirming his administration’s commitment to...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Edo hosts 500 delegates for NCST Conference

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Edo State will play host to the 36 commissioners for science and technology in Nigeria between December 11 and 15, for the 15th Annual Council Meeting of the National Council on Science and...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Libya: “No brother in the jungle”

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Arab countries have a tradition of slavery dating back to centuries. This has persisted despite the existence of international conventions and legal frameworks classifying slavery as a crime...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Pandemonium as gunmen invade burial, kill late woman’s son

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—The remains of one Deaconess Taiwo Albert that was laid in state in Benin, the Edo State capital, were abandoned as gunmen invaded the venue of the ceremony, killing...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Volunteers Day: Obaseki seeks stronger ties between states, volunteers to drive devt

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BENIN—The governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has made case for stronger ties between volunteers and state governments to drive development across the world. Governor of Edo State, Mr...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Olodiama kingship crisis: Ijaw leaders urge Buhari to restore peace

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The Ijaws of Olodiama in Edo State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in crisis associated with the installation of the Pere of Olodiame, noting that the Olodiama Kingdom is not...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Obaseki lauds organisers of Okpekpe Race

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commended organisers of the annual 10km Okpekpe International Race for their new status as an International Association of Athletics Federation...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

Atiku’s excuse for leaving APC untenable —Iriase

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By Simon Ebegbulem DEPUTY Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, Mr Pally Iriase, has said that former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, was unfair to Nigerians when he said he resigned...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

PDP Convention: Focus more on reclaiming power in 2019 — Dickson

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GOVERNOR Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has called on the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to focus more attention on how to recapture political power from the ruling All...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

Why ageing population accounts for over 60% equities holders

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CAPITAL market operators have said that availability of higher investible income to the older investors compared to the younger generation of investors could account for possession of over 60...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

Forget the past, focus on the future , Mrs Osinbanjo admonishes repatriated Nigerian girls

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Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Oludolapo Osinbajo, weekend, visited the Omole phase 2 , Lagos shelter of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons , NAPTIP with a charge...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →