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Clamp down on BUA: Firm threatens legal action

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By Gabriel Enogholase BUA International Limited has threatened legal redress over perceived forceful closure of one of its mining sites by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, without regard to a...

Fri Jan 5th, 2018     Read More →

PDP, Edo govt bicker over 2018 budget

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By Simon Ebegbulem & Gabriel Enogholase BENIN — THE Edo State People’s Democratic Party, PDP and the state government yesterday traded words over the 2018 State budget recently...

Fri Jan 5th, 2018     Read More →

Another year of controversy for Mercy Aigbe

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After she dominated the Nigerian social media space throughtout the greater part of last year, actress Mercy Aigbe is back in the news again for the wrong reason. The actress since last week has...

Fri Jan 5th, 2018     Read More →

Power supply: TCN, NNPC set to maintain grid stability, gas pipeline

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By Prince Okafor The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, have said they are working to restore power supply across the nation through...

Fri Jan 5th, 2018     Read More →

APC still fixing damage caused by PDP’s decades of misrule – Obaseki’s aide

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The Edo State Government has flayed allegations by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state discrediting its 2018 budget, noting that the PDP couldn’t appreciate the plans and...

Thu Jan 4th, 2018     Read More →

Customs donates 421 trailers of rice, others goods to IDPs

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has donated 421 trailers of rice totalling 252,666 bags valued at N3.78 billion to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the last 22 months. The Spokesman of the...

Thu Jan 4th, 2018     Read More →

Clamp down on BUA: Edo acted to forestall outbreak of violence

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…to investigate sponsorship of militias in Okpella by BUA The Edo State Government has countered the claim by BUA International Limited that it adopted “a gestapo-style to forcefully...

Thu Jan 4th, 2018     Read More →

I’ll implement 2018 budget to the letter —Obaseki

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has told senior civil servants in the state that he intends to implement the 2018 budget to the letter and vowed to query any...

Thu Jan 4th, 2018     Read More →

ECOBA honours Ehigie, Olotu, Isa, others

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EDO College Old Boys Association (ECOBA), Lagos Chapter has honoured retired Air Vice-Marshal Joe Ehigie with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his meritorious service to the country and...

Thu Jan 4th, 2018     Read More →

Way out of fuel crisis: Payment of N800b subsidy arrears on the cards

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THE Federal Government is considering payment of N800 billion fuel subsidy arrears to oil marketers, provision of tax holidays and other incentives as part of measures targeted at ending the...

Thu Jan 4th, 2018     Read More →

Power supply to worsen as TCN, NNPC record system collapse, pipeline shutdown

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By Michael Eboh, Ediri Ejoh & Prince Okafor ABUJA—POWER supply in Nigeria has dropped, as the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,...

Wed Jan 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Gov. Obaseki orders arrest of 2 employees of BUA over stop-work notice

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Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has ordered the arrest of two employees of BUA International Limited over alleged violation of a Stop Work order issued by the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel. The...

Wed Jan 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Edo Govt, security agencies clamp down on BUA for violating Stop Work Order

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…Two BUA employees arrested, Army confiscates explosives The Edo State Government and security agencies comprising men of the Nigerian Army, the Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense...

Wed Jan 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Auchi Fertiliser plant to start selling soon

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The Edo State Government has said that the Auchi Fertiliser and Chemical Company Ltd is producing and storing products which will be available for sale when the planting season commences. ...

Wed Jan 3rd, 2018     Read More →

National grid: TCN, GENCOS to restore operation

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The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday announced that the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN ) and the Generation Companies (GENCOS) were working to restore...

Wed Jan 3rd, 2018     Read More →