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20% of UBEC N380bn fund unaccessed — Scribe

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Stakeholders should takeover funding — NUT LAGOS—Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Dr. Hammid Bobboyi, said, yesterday, that the Federal Government has...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

Obaseki targets 100,000-hectare oil palm plantation in 3 years

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the goal of his administration is to have 100,000 hectares of oil palm plantation in the state within the next three years.*Elder...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

FG to approve 3 modular refineries in Edo – Kachikwu

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…As Alaghodaro Investment Summit kicks off Friday As business leaders storm Benin City, the Edo State capital, Friday, for the Alaghodaro Investment Summit, Minister of State Petroleum...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

UBEC N380bn Fund: 20% yet unaccessed – Executive Secretary

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Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Dr. Hammid Bobboyi, has disclosed that Federal Government statutorily released more than three hundred and eighty billion naira...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

Senate summons Fashola over alleged $350m diversion

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE Senate has summoned Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, over alleged diversion of $350 million from the Nigerian Sovereign Investment...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

PANDEF in talks with Avengers to stop planned hostilities

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, & Perez Brisibe WARRI—Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, led by a former Federal Commissioner for Information, Senator Edwin Clark, is in talks...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

Residents flee as gunboats, fighter jet storm creeks

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•PANDEF in talks with Avengers to stop planned hostilities WARRI— There was confusion, yesterday, at Benneth Island, Ogbe-Ijoh, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, as...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

Misau: IGP appears before Senate, says he he has nothing to hide

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By Henry Umoru & Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA— The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday appeared before the Senate Adhoc Committee to defend himself against allegation...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

Edo NMA to shut down activities in health sector tomorrow

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—THE Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, in Edo State has vowed to commence a warning strike from tomorrow which will lead to the shutdown of the health sector...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

Edo Govt to establish job incubation centres in new Industrial Parks

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration is set to establish several job incubation centres in the state to upgrade the skills of job seekers to meet the needs of...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Edo to explore new investments to boost infrastructure

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The Edo State Government at the maiden Alaghodaro Investment Summit, will be explore new investment frontiers to boost investment in real estate, public utilities, healthcare and tourism.Governor...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Six States square up for Lafarge literacy competition finale

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All is set for the grand finale of the 4th Lafarge Africa National Literacy Competition. Twelve students from Plateau, Kano, Ondo, Edo, Gombe and Anambra will battle for the coveted prize. Each of...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Oredo IGR to hit N250m monthly in 2018 — Obaseki

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that Oredo Local Government Area will be generating over N250 million monthly as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR,...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

New Sound, New Stlye; Afro-Rumba music genre pioneered in Nigeria by Eghe Nimose 
(Written by StarCloud Records)


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Mr Afro-Rumba (as he’s called) with the stage name EGHE NIMOSE, has an unprecendented style of music which he coined “Afro-Rumba”. A fusion of Afro-beat from Nigeria and Rumba...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

NGF ranks Edo Govt highest in reforms as Mrs Obaseki empowers 18,000 women

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Edo State Government has been ranked the best reform-driven state in Nigeria by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, a representative of the World Bank, Mr. Umar Hamza, has said. Hamza, who is Team...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →