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Yobo takes part in first Super Eagles’ technical crew meeting

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The technical crew of the Super Eagles of Nigeria has admitted newly appointed assistant coach of the team, Joseph Yobo, into its fold. The Media Officer of the team, Toyin Ibitoye, confirmed the...

Mon Jun 1st, 2020     Read More →

Direct primaries better in Edo because of coronavirus, says Iriase

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Former Deputy Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, Pally Iriase, on Sunday cited reasons why the All Progressives Congress should be consider direct primaries in Edo State due to covid-19...

Mon Jun 1st, 2020     Read More →

Edo Guber: Confronting challenges of virtual primaries

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The buildup to the September 19, 2020 gubernatorial poll in Edo State has continued to throw up interesting developments, which shows that the exercise would expose motley of novelties. Part...

Sun May 31st, 2020     Read More →

Guber elections: INEC to learn from Mali, South Korea – Yakubu

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would draw some lessons from Mali and South Korea on how to conduct elections safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The commission...

Sun May 31st, 2020     Read More →

Gov elections: INEC to learn from Mali, South Korea - Yakubu

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would draw some lessons from Mali and South Korea on how to conduct elections safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The commission...

Sat May 30th, 2020     Read More →

Edo, Ondo, Oyo, eight others get new CPs

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate posting/redeployment of eight new commissioners of police. The commissioners of police are follows; Undie J. Adie, CP...

Thu May 28th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria pays $11 million as ransom to kidnappers in four years

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The security architecture in Nigeria has once again come under the spotlight after a new report said the Nigerian Government and citizens have handed over N4 billion ($11 million) to kidnappers...

Thu May 28th, 2020     Read More →

Edo 2020 Sports Festival committee to submit report in 30 days, says Okowa

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Sunday Dare • Dare urges body to deliver report on time The 11-man committee set up by the Sports Ministry to look at a new possible date for the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival within the...

Thu May 28th, 2020     Read More →

Governor Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu pick APC nomination forms for Edo guber race

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The Obaseki Mandate Forum (OMF) yesterday purchased the expression of interest and nomination forms for Governor Godwin Obaseki at the All Progressives Congress (APC) national secretariat in...

Thu May 28th, 2020     Read More →

Anxiety over APC in Edo as Oshiomhole, Obaseki’s face-off deepens

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With the decision of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), currently led by the National Chairman of the party and former governor of Edo State, Adams...

Wed May 27th, 2020     Read More →

Coalition asks Buhari to scrap NDDC interim committee

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Niger Delta Accountability and Development Coalition on Tuesday said the probe of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) by the Nigerian Senate over alleged N40 billion scam cannot be...

Tue May 26th, 2020     Read More →

INEC to pilot use of electronic voting machines soon — Yakubu

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to pilot the use of electronic voting machines at the earliest time possible towards full introduction of electronic voting in major...

Tue May 26th, 2020     Read More →

NAUTH records first COVID-19 death as Umahi bemoans rising cases in Ebonyi

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Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, Professor Anthony Igwegbe, yesterday confirmed the first case of coronavirus death at the...

Tue May 26th, 2020     Read More →

Edo speaker should explain his coronavirus cure

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Sir: This article interrogates the narration of Frank Okiye, the Edo State speaker, who is quoted as relating how he overcame his coronavirus infection. He is said to have contracted the disease...

Tue May 26th, 2020     Read More →

Commission unveils timetable, rules for Cross River LG poll

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Chief Imam warns against bloodshed in Edo polls Barring last-minute changes, the Cross River State council election, which was postponed due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis, holds...

Tue May 26th, 2020     Read More →