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The Obaseki Administration: Wake and See what?

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By Josef Omorotionmwan IN local parlance, the view is widely held that anyone who wants the tortoise to bleed must slaughter it in the morning. This is one way of seeing the first one year in a...

Thu Nov 30th, 2017     Read More →

NDDF and future of the Niger Delta

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By Adeshola Komolafe There are too many plans. So which of these plans are we planning to use to plan? – Hilda Dokubo, Nollywood Actress, at 2017 Niger Delta Development Forum. The Niger...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

Read Nigerian senate’s proceedings of Wednesday 29th November, 2017

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Below is the Nigerian Senate’s proceeding of Wednesday 29th November, 2017. Enjoy: Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Senate President, Bukola...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

10,000 Edo indigenes trafficked in one year – Obaseki

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Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Wednesday said no fewer than 10,000 indigenes of the state were trafficked in the last one year. Obaseki made this known while presenting the state’s 2018...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

2018 budget estimates empty-Reps

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we must not return it same way By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-In their different submissions at Wednesday plenary, members of the House of Representatives literally said that the 2018 budget...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

Obaseki presents 146bn 2018 budget to Edo Assembly

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…proposes N79.8bn for capital projects, N66bn for Recurrent expenditure The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday presented a 146billion 2018 Appropriation Bill and Budget...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari asks Senate for confirmation of 10 Code of Conduct Bureau members

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The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has read President Muhammadu Buhari letter seeking the Senate’s confirmation for 10 nominees as chairman and members of the code of conduct...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

Ijaws and the rest of us in Edo

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JUST like the nomadic cattle herders in Nigeria, the Ijaws are another itinerant ethnic nationality in the over 250 ethnic groups in the country. For the Hausa/Fulani herdsmen, they are...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

South East not excluded in appointment of Appeal Court Judges — NJC

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…‘Elevation based on merit, not lopsided’ By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—The National Judicial Council, NJC, yesterday, denied allegation that the South East region of the...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

2018 Budget projections unrealistic – senators

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— Senators yesterday began debate on the general principles of the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N8.612 trillion presented before the National Assembly by President...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

PDP chairmanship: My plans and the conspiracies against me — Secondus

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Prince Uche Secondus has operated across several levels in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Famed as Total Chairman when he held sway as the chairman of the Rivers State chapter of the party, he...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

Afemai group flays alleged attack on Benin monarch, Oshiomhole

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN CITY—THE Afemai Truth and Progressives Alliance, a socio-cultural organization in Edo state has condemned what it described as an attempt to tarnish the names of Oba...

Wed Nov 29th, 2017     Read More →

Edo kick-starts recertification exercise in EDPA estates

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As part of ongoing efforts to revamp the estate development and housing sector in the state, the Edo Development and Property Authority (EDPA) has commenced the recertification exercise for legal...

Tue Nov 28th, 2017     Read More →

Military officers visit Libya returnees undergoing skills training in Edo

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As part of their Nigeria Study Tour, members of the Senior Course 40, Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, visited Libya returnees undergoing training at the Edo Agricultural Development...

Tue Nov 28th, 2017     Read More →

Edo State workers are paid as and when due – Govt

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The Edo State Government has described as “false and misleading” reports that it owes its workers, noting that state employees receive their salaries on or before the 26th of every...

Tue Nov 28th, 2017     Read More →