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We did not collect money from Obaseki to give him ticket ― PDP

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The outgoing national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied that it collected bribe from Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to give him the party’s gubernatorial...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Edo butchers association crisis escalates as National President calls for police intervention

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The crisis‎ in the Edo State Practicing Butchers Association, escalated on Wednesday to shootings, with the President of National Butchers Association, Chief John Osamede Adun calling on the...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Edo PUWOV arrest fake ‘Colonel’ in Benin

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Officials of the Edo State Public Works Volunteers (PUWOV) have arrested one Sunday James, who has been parading himself as a military officer, with the rank of a Colonel in the Nigerian...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Egbema youths shut down NPDC operation

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Aggrieved Ijaw youths from Egbema Clan, on Wednesday, shut down the operation of the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) at its flow station at Benin River at Ovia North East Local...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

NNPC, TotalEnergies OML 130 Partnership Complete 11 SDG Projects In 2021

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Energy giant TotalEnergies, in line with its corporate social responsibility, CSR, and in fulfillment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, has commissioned 11 projects across...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Federal Govt Sacks AEDC Management, Orders Immediate Replacement

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sack of the management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC). The president also ordered the immediate appointment of a new interim governing...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Senate passes bill to establish National Sports Commission

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The Senate, on Tuesday, passed two bills seeking to establish the National Sports Commission and the Federal University of Sports, Nkalagu in Ebonyi State.The passage of both bills during the...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Edo secondary school students strip policeman, set school ablaze

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Students of Idogbo Secondary School in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State went haywire last Friday and set a section of the school ablaze, just as they vandalised the principal’s...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Ondo govt earmarks N2bn to improve access to water

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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Tuesday, said that over N2 billion had been spent to improve access to water in the state in the last three years. Governor Akeredolu made the...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Ambrose Alli University sacks four lecturers over alleged misconduct

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Four lecturers of the Edo State-owned Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, have been sacked from the institution over alleged misconduct.The university, it was gathered, acted upon the...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Pirates Demand N25m Ransom For Abducted NSCDC Officer, 4 Others

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Suspected sea pirates who abducted a Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) personnel and four civilians have placed N25 million ransom on the victims. The victims, who were abducted...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Power Minister, NERC Intervene As AEDC Workers Shelve Strike

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The federal ministry of power, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and other top government agencies in the electricity supply industry yesterday intervened in the crisis rocking...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Again, suspected sea pirates abduct one NSCDC personnel, four civilians in Bayelsa

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Suspected sea pirates yesterday abducted one NSCDC personnel and four civilians attached to the kitchen contractor working with the ConOil Plc located in Koluama 1 of Southern Ijaw Local...

Mon Dec 6th, 2021     Read More →

Blackout hits Abuja, Nasarawa, Kogi, Niger, Kaduna, others as AEDC workers shut facilities

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Customers serviced by the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) were in the early hours of Monday thrown into darkness as workers shut down power facilities. Workers at the company had...

Mon Dec 6th, 2021     Read More →

Osoba urges Buhari to sign electoral bill, backs direct primary

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Ahead of the 2023 General Elections, former Ogun State Governor and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Olusegun Osoba, has expressed his expressed total support for a direct...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →