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Edo Govt suspends four secondary school principals over illegal collection of levies

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By SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN CITY-THE Edo State Government Saturday suspended four secondary school teachers including the wife of former House of Representatives member in the state, Mrs Cecillia...

Sat Oct 7th, 2017     Read More →

Harvest commences in Edo State-Saro Farm, Sobe

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All is set for the evacuation of tonnes of maize to the market as participants in the Edo State government’s farm settlement scheme in Sobe, Owan West Local Government Area, have commenced...

Sat Oct 7th, 2017     Read More →

We’ll not succumb to crime warlords, Obaseki vows

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GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo Edo State declared yesterday that the state will not be forced by criminal elements and organised crime overlords to the negotiation table, stressing that law and...

Sat Oct 7th, 2017     Read More →

More rot in police exposed: State govs lobby for Commissioners of Police

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Though not a Police officer, she personifies the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, more than even the personnel. With over 30 years of associating with the institution, it could be safe to humorously say...

Sat Oct 7th, 2017     Read More →

Edo State will not be intimidated into negotiating with criminals, Obaseki Insists

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said the state will not be forced by criminal elements and organised crime overlords to the negotiation table, stressing that law and order, as well as the...

Fri Oct 6th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Gunmen kidnap Kogi magistrate

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A Magistrate with Kogi judiciary, Mr. Sam Unwuchola, has been kidnapped on Ajaokuta-Lokoja road. The magistrate was kidnapped at Jimgbe, near Salem University, at about 7 p.m on Thursday....

Fri Oct 6th, 2017     Read More →

Gunmen kill UNIBEN professor; Osayomore’s whereabouts unknown

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By Simon Ebegbulem & Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—BARELY 24 hours after a popular Benin musician, Osayomore Joseph, was abducted by suspected kidnappers, a senior lecturer at the University...

Fri Oct 6th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Edo Apc to commence biometric registration of members

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—ALL Progressives Congress, APC, Edo State chapter, has disclosed plans to begin the biometric registration of its members across the 192 wards in the state....

Fri Oct 6th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria’s oil output, N7.44trn budget face new threat

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By Udeme Akpan There are strong indications that Nigeria’s oil output, and by extension the nation’s N7.44 trillion 2017 may be facing new threat as attacks on oil facilities gradually...

Fri Oct 6th, 2017     Read More →

Partners enthusiastic as Edo State hosts female soccer fiesta

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…accommodation arrangement for players, officials finalised As the much awaited female soccer fiesta, Women Professional Football League Super (NWPL) four begins on Monday, in Benin City,...

Thu Oct 5th, 2017     Read More →

Edo State offsets N430m LG pension arrears in two months

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To assuage the suffering of pensioners in the state and clear up a backlog of arrears that accrued over two decades, the Edo State Government has released about N430 million through the Joint...

Thu Oct 5th, 2017     Read More →

Suspected gunmen kill UNIBEN Professor in Edo

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” We have 3 suspects in our custody- Edo CP SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN CITY-BARELY 48 hours after a popular Benin musician, Osayamore Joseph was abducted by suspected kidnappers, a senior...

Thu Oct 5th, 2017     Read More →

Senate probes IGP over alleged corruption, nepotism, diversion of funds

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE Senate, yesterday, set up an eight-member Adhoc Committee to investigate allegations of corruption, nepotism, and misuse of office levelled against the Inspector...

Thu Oct 5th, 2017     Read More →

Osayomore, popular Edo musician, kidnapped

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—POPULAR Edo State-born musician and social critic, Osayomore Joseph, was Tuesday abducted by kidnappers in Benin, the state capital. It was learned that his wife,...

Thu Oct 5th, 2017     Read More →

Auchi Poly’s convocation with Sanusi Jimah

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CONVOCATION ceremony is globally seen as a ritual associated with every citadel of learning. The difference of the occasion usually lies with who presides and the number of graduands who are able...

Thu Oct 5th, 2017     Read More →