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HERDSMEN, FARMERS CLASHES: Akintoye, Okurounmu, OPC, others task S-West govs, Yoruba leaders

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Herdsmen By Dapo Akinrefon ILARO—SOME prominent Yoruba Leaders and self-determination groups including Senators Banji Akintoye, Femi Okunronmu, the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, and other...

Fri Jul 6th, 2018     Read More →

Edo PDP lauds R-APC leadership comment on APC

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Buba Galadima, chairman of the R-APC By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—EDO State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has congratulated the Alhaji Buba Galadima-led Reformed All...

Fri Jul 6th, 2018     Read More →

Ekiti poll: Between banana and Queen’s English

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By Godwin Etakibuebu ON May 12, 2014, l travelled aboard Arik Air to London andfour hours into the flight a very robust discussion ensued about the gubernatorial election in Ekiti State which is...

Fri Jul 6th, 2018     Read More →

Adamu Ciroma: Obaseki extols virtues, commiserates with Yobe govt, family

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has extolled the virtues of late Adamu Ciroma, whose passing at an Abuja hospital, was announced Thursday.Ciroma Aged 84, Ciroma was at various times...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

South African firm, others jostle for Sokponba Blue Water Resort devt.

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as Edo govt identifies more tourist sites The rising profile of Edo State as an emerging investment destination following the reforms embarked upon by Governor Godwin Obaseki, across all sectors...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Edo group mobilises support for Atiku

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…Says he will address poverty, hunger and insecurity By Chris Ochayi ABUJA – Edo Coalition Group for Atiku Abubakar, ECGAA, has vowed to comb all corners and crannies of the state in...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara, Govs to brainstorm on reducing housing deficit

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – Peeved by the lack of access to affordable housing by Nigerians, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

Oshiomhole, APC NWC storm NASS, visit Senate caucus

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APC not interested in dysfunctional bigness, we must have something to tell Nigerians in 2019, Oshiomhole *** Assures senate caucus of solution to crisis By Henry Umoru ABUJA – NATIONAL...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

Edo partners Commission for Refugees, ICMPD on wellbeing of migrant children

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The Edo State Government on Tuesday hosted the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) and the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

APC cracks; nPDP, others move out to form R-APC

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief, Umoru Henry & Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA — Affirming incompetence on the part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, even beyond that of the...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

Another tragedy in Lagos: Man, pregnant lover burnt to death

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A bizarre incident which left residents stunned occurred two weeks ago, at Ojodu Street, in the densely populated Ajegunle area of Lagos, after a man, Buraimo Sunday, 30, and his pregnant lover...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

BNC to FG: Explain marginalisation of Bini in Amnesty Programme

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—THE Bini National Congress, BNC, a socio-cultural organisation in Edo State, has condemned what it described as deliberate exclusion of the Bini ethnic nationality...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

Edo: Wiping out Urhoghide’s landmarks?

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By Nosa Omorodion PERHAPS, as a prelude to carrying out the rumoured plot of the Edo State Government to remove the solar-powered streetlights installed by Senator Matthew Urhoghide on several...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

Edo govt raises alarm over recruitment scam

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—EDO State Government has distanced itself from the activities of a consulting firm, which it said has been collecting money from unsuspecting job seekers in the...

Thu Jul 5th, 2018     Read More →

Benin Club lauds Obaseki govt for job creation, education reform, achievements in agric

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The Benin Club has commended the Governor Obaseki-led administration for its developmental strides, particularly in job creation, education and agriculture sectors. Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin...

Wed Jul 4th, 2018     Read More →