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Preparation in top gear as VP Osinbajo visits Edo

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Contractors handling the construction of the Benin Technology Hub and the preliminary work at the site of the 1800 housing-unit Emotan Estate are working round the clock to deliver the projects on...

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →

Int’l Friendly: Nigeria vs Czech Rep starting XI

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NIGERIA 23. Francis Uzoho 12. Shehu Abdullahi 5. Willaim Ekong 6. Leon Balogun 2. Bryan Idowu 10 Mikel Obi (C) 19. John Ogu 4. Wilfred Ndidi 9. Odion Ighalo 11. Victor Moses 18. Alex Iwobi Related

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →

I intend going to France for prostitution, says Libya returnee

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A 22-year-old Libya returnee (nameswitheld), on Wednesday told newsmen in Lagos that she made the perilous journey to the North African country en route France to join a prostitution ring. The...

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →

2019: How does Buhari play his last card?

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By Mazi Sam-Ohuabunwa LAST week, President Muhammadu Buhari, PMB, began the last lap in the four year term given to him by the people of Nigeria to lead the nation. Though PMB has expressed a wish...

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →

Oshiomhole will not save Okorocha — Ekechi, spokesman of United Forces

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By Chinonso Alozie Also speaking in an interview with Vanguard in Owerri, Mr. Theodore Ekechi, a former commissioner who served in the Rochas Okorocha cabinet and is now the spokesperson of the...

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →

Why we sacked College of Agriculture workers – Edo govt

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—Edo State Government Tuesday, explained that it decided to shut down the College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi, because staff of the institution were no longer...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

Obaseki plans special intervention fund, school feeding programme for Uhunmwode LGA

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Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, says his administration has resolved to set aside special intervention fund that will be used for the development of infrastructure in Uhunmwode Local...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

World Environment Day: Obaseki seeks attitudinal change in waste mgt

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has warned on the danger posed by poor waste management system to humans and the environment, and has recommended innovative ways to eliminate the...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

FG donates relief materials to IDPs in Edo, as Obaseki makes case for Libya returnees

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The National Logistic Committee on Distribution of Relief Materials has donated relief items to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) being accommodated in Edo State. Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

There is nothing like Islamic terrorism in Nigeria – Oloyede

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Lagos – Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, has urged Nigerians to eschew hatred, conflicts, suspicion and imputation of motive to attract national...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

I was not intimidated out of office – Odigie-Oyegun

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Even without declaring my interest, several top stakeholders of our party at all levels began to rally in my support. I believe that these loyal party men and women instinctively chose to support...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

23yrs running: Boundary Commission unable to determine Edo, Delta border

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ASABA- INSTEAD of ebbing, the boundary row between Edo and Delta states is snowballing, following the strange inability of the National Boundary Commission, NBC, to come to a decision on the...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

Military equipment: Edo Assembly authorises FG to deduct $1bn from ECA

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—Edo State House of Assembly has passed a resolution authorising the Federal Government to deduct from Edo State’s statutory share of the $1 billion Excess...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

Edo PDP flays College of Agriculture closure

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—EDO State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as worrisome, the closure of the College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi, by the state government,...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

Obaseki visits ancestral home, assures on devt

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has lamented what he described as the unacceptable backwardness in terms of development in Uhumwonde and Orhiomwon Local...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →