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International Day for Girl-child: “Empowerment will mitigate vulnerability” – Edo Gov, Obaseki

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the empowerment of the girl-child will mitigate her vulnerability in the society. Participants at the event being lectured Obaseki said...

Wed Oct 11th, 2017     Read More →

Street Light: Southern states restore street lights to check hoodlums

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In the bid to check growing insecurity in the country, state governments in the Southern part of Nigeria are restoring street lights to check activities of hoodlums at night. A survey by newsmen...

Wed Oct 11th, 2017     Read More →

Obaseki to meet NSA over violent crimes in Edo

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, is to meet and discuss with the National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Mongonu, on ways of tackling the upsurge in criminal activities in parts...

Wed Oct 11th, 2017     Read More →

Gov. Obaseki receives report on Gelegele Seaport

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The Technical Committee on the Actualisation of the Gelegele Sea port on Wednesday submitted its report to Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo. Receiving the report at Government House in Benin, Obaseki...

Wed Oct 11th, 2017     Read More →

Adopt traditional method to tackle criminality in Edo —Oba Ewuare II

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—OBA of Benin Omo N’Oba Ewuare II, has tasked traditional rulers, priests, Enigie (dukes) and stakeholders in the state to use traditional means to check the...

Wed Oct 11th, 2017     Read More →

Reps move to control production, use and disposal of polythene bags

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The House of Representatives on Tuesday resolved to control the manufacture, use and disposal of plastic bags, also known as polythene bags, in the country. The lawmakers passed the resolution,...

Tue Oct 10th, 2017     Read More →

Illegal land sales: Father in detention as Edo Taskforce hunt for son

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The Edo State Private Property Protection Taskforce has handed over Mr Johnbull Agbonsomwan of Iguomon Community in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the state, to the Police over his son’s...

Tue Oct 10th, 2017     Read More →

Alleged abuse of office: PSC probes CPs

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—THE Police Service Commission, PSC, said, yesterday, it has begun investigation against some Commissioners of Police holding state command appointments. The...

Tue Oct 10th, 2017     Read More →

LOVE POTION: Love-struck Akwa Ibom women warned over tortoise

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By Emmanuel Ayungbe MBIAKONG—DIRECTOR of Biodiversity Preservation Center, BPC, in Akwa Ibom State, Dr. Edem Eniang, has expressed concern over the widespread hunt for tortoises in Akwa Ibom...

Tue Oct 10th, 2017     Read More →

Edo Assembly summons contractors handling Benin-Auchi Road

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—Edo State House of Assembly, yesterday, ordered the contractors handling the Benin-Auchi Road to appear before it next week Monday or be arrested. The charge was...

Tue Oct 10th, 2017     Read More →

Speed up passage of Maritime Varsity Bill, IYC urges Reps

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—As the House of Representatives conduct public hearing on the Maritime University Bill, the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has appealed to the members to toe the line...

Tue Oct 10th, 2017     Read More →

Ehanire, Osayomore: Edo indigenes protest in Abuja, call for CP’s removal

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—FOLLOWING the violent crimes and kidnappings witnessed in Edo State in the past one month, indigenes of the state, yesterday, stormed Abuja, calling for the removal...

Tue Oct 10th, 2017     Read More →

Alleged 1.5bn fraud :Court hears Edo APC woman leader’s bail application Oct.13

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Benin – Justice Ohimai Ovbiagele of a Benin High Court on Monday adjourned until Friday, Oct.13, ruling in a bail application filed by Dr Aisosa Amadasun, the Edo Woman Leader of All...

Mon Oct 9th, 2017     Read More →

Victor Malu: Obaseki commiserates with Benue People

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the government and people of Benue State over the death of the former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Victor Malu (rtd.) Victor...

Mon Oct 9th, 2017     Read More →

Commission probes CPs over misconduct allegations

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The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Monday said it was investigating allegations of abuse of office against some Commissioners of Police holding State Command appointments. Permanent Secretary...

Mon Oct 9th, 2017     Read More →