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Nigeria better if restructured into regions – Anyaoku

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Former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has said that Nigeria will fare better if the ongoing call for restructuring of the country into regions is...

Fri Oct 13th, 2017     Read More →

Alleged N1.5bn fraud: Court grants Edo APC woman leader, 4 others N1m bail each

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Justice Ohimai Ovbiagele of a Benin High Court on Friday granted Mrs Aisosa Amadasun, the Edo Woman Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) and four others N1 million bail each. The other...

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Obaseki reiterates pledge to improve education, social welfare

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has assured the Catholic Bishops of Nigeria of his administration’s drive to improve basic, vocational and technical education, social welfare...

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Edo Govt. cuts 2017 budget by 16.49 % over macro-economic performance

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The Edo State Government has approved the downward review of the 2017 budget from the initial ₦153.187bn to ₦127.921billion, representing a 16.49% reduction. Governor Godwin Obaseki of...

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Edo govt to establish job centres in all LGAs

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—Edo State Government says it will establish a job centre in each of the 18 local government areas of the state with a view to equiping job seekers with new and...

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Igarra’s fragile peace: Need for a commission of inquiry – Ozioma Olajide-Ogbodo

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IN view of the seemingly fragile peace, killings, and kingship tussle in Igarra, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area, the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry has become more indispensable over...

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Ehanire, Osayomore: NBA threatens to withdraw legal services to kidnappers, robbers

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BENIN—THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Benin branch, has threatened to withdraw her services to kidnap and robbery suspects in the state if the abductors of ace musician, Osayomore Joseph...

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Edo rumbles as NWFL Super 4 ends today

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Nasarawa Amazons battle Delta Queens for trophy Benin City, the Edo State capital is in festive mood. The indigenes of the state and football fans who have been thronging the Samuel Ogbemudia...

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Union Bank takes centenary anniversary to Abuja, Oyo, Enugu

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Following earlier regional celebrations in Edo, Kano, Rivers and Osun states, as part of year-long activities to mark its centenary anniversary, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc celebrated with its...

Thu Oct 12th, 2017     Read More →

Edo to revamp housing sector, targets new investments

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The Edo State Government has concluded plans to reform its real estate sector with a new roadmap that provides for recertification of estate owners, repossession of abandoned properties and...

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Edo headmaster attack: Police nabs two suspects

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The Edo State Government has condemned the attack on the Headmaster of Uwa Primary School, Mr. S. I. Imafidon, assuring the school and residents in the area that the state is on top of the...

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145 child-bearing women, 2,300 children under 5 die daily in Nigeria – Unicef

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—A researcher with Benin-based Centre for Population and Environmental Development, CPED, Dr. Francis Onojeta has disclosed that an average of 145 Nigerian women...

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Court declares retirement of university don unlawful

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—THE National Industrial Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State, has declared as unlawful, null and void, the compulsory retirement of a Professor of Obstetrics and...

Thu Oct 12th, 2017     Read More →

Gelegele Sea Port: C’ttee submits report to Obaseki

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The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has received the technical report on the proposed Gelegele Seaport, which is envisioned to serve as a key artery for the state’s economic...

Wed Oct 11th, 2017     Read More →

Monkey pox: Edo Govt to establish quarantine centre

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The Edo Government says it will establish a quarantine centre as part of efforts to prevent and manage the outbreak of Monkey Pox in the state. Monkey pox is a zoonotic viral disease transmitted...

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