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Obaseki gives BEDC 7-day ultimatum to restore power or risk shutdown of Benin offices

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… GSTC set to reopen in September with 1,500 students Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to restore power supply to...

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Bendel Insurance’s fans hail Obaseki, Shaibu for team’s return to NPFL

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Fans of Bendel Insurance Football Club have hailed Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu, for initiating reforms which spurred the club’s resurgence...

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2 killed, many injured in Kogi communal clash

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Lokoja – The Police Command in Kogi on Thursday said two persons were killed and many injured in a renewed hostility between Egbira and Bassa-Kwomu tribes in the state. Spokesman of the...

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Edo govt suspends 28 principals over exam fraud

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—EDO State Government has announced the suspension of 28 principals of public senior secondary schools over their involvement in examination malpractices during...

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Gunmen kill family of 4 over land in Edo

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By Alemma Aliu BENIN—YET to be identified gunmen have reportedly killed a man, his only son, wife and granddaughter over a piece of land. Vanguard gathered, yesterday, that the man...

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Shagari: Dickson leads Ijaw delegation to condole with Sultan, Tambuwal

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Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, yesterday, led a high powered delegation of top Ijaw leaders and traditional rulers to condole with the Sultan òf Sokoto and people of the state...

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Edo proposed loans to farmers fraudulent, Orbih alleges

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Edo govt denies allegation By Gabriel Enogholase Chairman of Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Dan Orbih has alleged that the proposed loan scheme for farmers in the...

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Insurance get continental mandate

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By Buchi Jnr Bendel Insurance have been handed a continental ticket mandate by Edo State government despite the Arsenals making their Nigeria Professional Football League first appearance in 12...

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NPFL: Ilaboya salutes Obaseki over Insurance promotion

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Chairman of Edo State Football Association, Frank Ilaboya has given a pat on the back to the state governor, Godwin Obaseki and his deputy Rt. Hon Philip Shaibu over the promotion of Bendel...

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World Bank forecasts 2.2% growth for Nigeria in 2019

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By Peter Egwuatu *Reverses oil price forecast to $67 for 2019-2020 World Bank has put the estimated growth rate for Nigeria’s economy in 2019 at 2.2 percent with its forecast oil price at...

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Obaseki celebrates with Godwin Abbe at 70

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has led other members of the state’s Executive Council to felicitate with Maj. Gen. Godwin Osagie Abbe (Rtd.) as he celebrates his 70th...

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Shagari helped to build North’s alliance with South-South – Dickson

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Governor Serikae Dickson of Bayelsa State has mourned the late President Shehu Shagari as one of the architects of the constructive political relationship...

Thu Jan 10th, 2019     Read More →

Edo Health Programme: Obaseki inaugurates Advisory, Steering C’tee

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated the Edo Healthcare Improvement Programme (HIP) Advisory and Steering Committee, charging members to ensure sustainability of the...

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Leave Obaseki out of your campaign of slander, Gov’s aide tells Edo PDP

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The Edo State Government has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to leave Governor Godwin Obaseki out of their ‘predictable and cheap smear campaign,’ urging them to focus on the...

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Elections: Our expectations from FG, INEC, others — Lagos residents

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Some Lagos residents on Thursday urged the Federal Government to ensure that the upcoming general elections are conducted in a peaceful atmosphere and charged the nation’s electoral body to...

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