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Alleged herdsmen attack: Edo PDP clutching at straws to find political relevance – APC scribe

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Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Mr Chris Azebamwan, has described the feeble attempts by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to make cheap...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Human trafficking: NAPTIP restates position on engagement of witch doctors

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has restated its engagement of witch doctors to improve prosecution cases of human trafficking in the country. The NAPTIP...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Police command arrests personnel over death of commercial driver

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The Police Command in Edo says it has arrested members of its patrol team allegedly responsible for the killing of a commercial driver on Tuesday morning. The Commissioner of Police in the state,...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Riots ground Benin as policeman kills driver over N100

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By Gabriel Enogholase & Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—Some youths and mobile policemen, yesterday, clashed in Benin, Edo State capital, over the killing of a man over N100 demanded by policemen...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

No land for cattle colony in Delta – Okowa

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Delta State, Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has declared that the state does not have land for cattle colonies The Governor made this declaration on Tuesday in Asaba while addressing...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Police/Youth Clash: Edo Govt. calls for calm, assures justice will be done

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Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has called for calm over the clash between some youths and mobile policemen at Upper Igun area, by 3rd East Circular Road Junction, in Oredo Local Government...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Obaseki inaugurates Technical Committee on Privatisation, Commercialisation

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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated a 10-man Technical Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation (TCPC), which will take inventory of all non-operational enterprises...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Obaseki seeks intercontinental action to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has called for intercontinental partnership to eliminate female genital mutilation where it is still practiced. Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Edo PDP urges Obaseki to re-enthrone Onojie of Uromi

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN-CITY—EDO State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on Governor Godwin Obaseki to restore the traditional institution of Uromi in Esan North...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

‘Call for Ijaw LG in Edo, display of ingratitude’

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—THE Great Benin Vanguard, a Bini socio-cultural organisation, has faulted the call for the creation of a separate local government area for the Ijaw in Edo State,...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Oba of Benin urges citizens in Diaspora to support govt

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By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN-CITY—BENIN Monarch, Oba Ewuare II, has charged Nigerians abroad to be supportive of the government to enhance rapid economic development in the country. Oba...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

NAPTIP engages Benin witch doctors to fight human trafficking

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Abuja—The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, said it has engaged some local witch doctors in Benin, Edo State, as ambassadors in fighting human...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Boys now more trafficked than Girls -Gov. Obaseki

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has decried the level of irregular migration of his people, saying it has reached an “epidemic proportion”. *Some...

Mon Feb 5th, 2018     Read More →

Edo flags off implementation of EU-NDSP Water, Sanitation projects

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The Edo State Government has commenced the implementation of the Construction Phase of the Niger Delta Support Programme (NDSP) -3, to improve access to safe water supply and basic sanitation...

Mon Feb 5th, 2018     Read More →

NAPTIP employs local witch doctors to fight human trafficking

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By Victoria Ojeme ABUJA- The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking (NAPTIP) in Persons said it has hired some local witch doctors in Benin, Edo State, as ambassadors to combat human...

Mon Feb 5th, 2018     Read More →