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Court orders BEDC to pay businessman N1m for damages

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN — AN Edo State High Court has ordered Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC, to pay a Benin-based business man, Mr Portly Giwa- Osagie N1 million being...

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Tyranny of the gavel by Patrick Obahiagbon

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By Patrick Obahiagbon Having enjoyed the privilege of spending eight years in the Edo State House of Assembly during which I was the leader of the house for some eon; and, thereafter, a member...

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Oshiomhole declares for APC chairmanship

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—Imm-ediate past Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday formerly declared for the chairmanship of All Progressives Congress, APC, ahead of the...

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FAAC: South-South states received N206bn allocation in 3 months —NEITI

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By Michael Eboh States in the South-South region of the country received N206.25 billion, the highest allocation from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, in the first quarter of...

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Breaking: Oshiomhole declares for APC Chairmanship

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – Immediate past Governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has declared his intention to take over the reins of the leadership of his All Progressives Congress...

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World Bank Executives arrive Edo State Friday

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Following the sustained progress that has been recorded in critical sectors of Edo State such as reforms of the public sector and the huge investment in infrastructure which have rekindled...

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We won’t be complacent on oil price rise, Adeosun tells W/Bank

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, Thursday, in Abuja, held high-level discussions with visiting World Bank Mission, assuring that Nigeria would not be...

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Obaland Awards postponed for stadium renovation

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The Obaland Awards which was billed to hold on the 11th of May 2018 has been postponed as a result of ongoing renovation works at the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium, the proposed venue for the event....

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Otaru of Auchi orders destruction of idol worshipping locations

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN CITY—FOLLOWING the alleged practice of idol worshipping by some Muslim faithful in the predominantly Muslim community of Auchi Kingdom in Edo State, the Otaru of...

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Senate sets up C’ttee to deliberate on Buhari’s request for over N2trn promissory note, bond

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, yesterday set up a seven member Committee to deliberate on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for over N2 trillion for the issuance of promissory...

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Monetary allocations: RMAFC ammendment bill passes second reading in Senate

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—A bill for an Act to amend the Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission Act, RMAFC, Chapter R7, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 to empower the...

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APC convention: Oshiomhole declares chairmanship ambition today

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—THE immediate past governor of Edo State, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, will today declare his ambition to run for the national chairmanship of All Progressives Congress,...

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Benin Industrial Park: Edo govt meets host communities

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As more investors indicate interest in the Benin Industrial Park project, Edo State Government has initiated a parley with stakeholders in the communities hosting the project, to remove any...

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Obaseki harps on increased support, alliance for humanitarian aid

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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has called for increased support and collaboration for humanitarian aid so as to ensure that emergencies are better managed and members of the Red Cross and...

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Obaseki partners Red Cross on emergency management in Edo

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… honoured as state patron of Red Cross Society Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed readiness to establish an ambulance service and a toll-free line to enable citizens...

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