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17 Southern governors ban open cattle grazing

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After individual attempts to address menace of open grazing in Southern states, the Forum of Southern Governors in one voice, yesterday, announced a ban on open grazing in all the 17 Southern...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

Obaseki boosts security with 15 vehicles for Edo vigilante

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki(left); Coordinator, Edo State Community Vigilante Security Network, Mr. Yusuf Haruna; Commander, 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Brig. Gen. S.A. Abdullahi and Edo...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

Presidency urges states on RoW for broadband deployment

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The Presidency has urged state governments to be futuristic by looking at the long term benefits of enabling the deployment of broadband infrastructure in their respective states. The Presidency...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

Top tennis stars arrive Abuja for DavNotch Senior Championship

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Photo: PIXABAY No fewer than 50 players have registered for the maiden DavNotch Senior Tennis Championship scheduled to hold from May 12 to 22 at the Tennis Complex of the MKO Abiola National...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

Team Nigeria set for first relay outing in Texas

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Team Nigeria is expected to appear in its first U.S. Relay tour today (May 12) at the Prairie View A& M University, Texas. According to information from the event organisers yesterday, Team...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

Edo PDP writes Secondus over Obaseki’s alleged plan to dissolve executive

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[FILES] PDP leader, Secondus.<br />Photo: TWITTER/UCHESECONDUS Chairman of Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Anthony Aziegbemi, has petitioned National Chairman, Uche Secondus to...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

Southern Governors’ Forum urges FG to convoke national dialogue

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The Southern Governors Forum on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to urgently convoke a national dialogue to address the wide spread agitations in the country. The call was contained in a...

Tue May 11th, 2021     Read More →

Edo PDP, Obaseki bicker on dissolution of State, LGA party executives

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Obaseki. Photo; GOVERNOROBASEKI The Edo chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may be poised for a showdown with Governor Godwin Obaseki over his purported plan to dissolve the party...

Tue May 11th, 2021     Read More →

Stolen artifacts: Oba of Benin disowns impostors

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The Oba Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has disowned two groups which he described as “impostors“ fronting for the return of artifacts which the British looted from the palace in 1897. x This...

Tue May 11th, 2021     Read More →

Police rescue 7 kidnap victims in Edo

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The Police Command in Edo said it rescued seven kidnap victims and killed three suspected kidnappers during an operation in Ahor community. x This is contained in a statement in Benin on Monday by...

Tue May 11th, 2021     Read More →

Ohanaeze flays shoot-on-sight order against Igbo youths

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AUDU MARTE / AFP Says it’s call for another genocide Ohanaeze Ndigbo has condemned the “shoot-on-sight” order by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Nigerian military against...

Tue May 11th, 2021     Read More →

NAPTIP rescues 52 victims, arrests 4 suspected human traffickers in Kano

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), says it has rescued 52 victims and arrested four suspected human traffickers in Kano Zone, from April 30 to May 10,...

Mon May 10th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC announces 37 new infections, total now 165,419

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NCDC. PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 37 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 165,419. The NCDC disclosed...

Mon May 10th, 2021     Read More →

Weak consumer protection keeps cement prices high

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While costs of input appear a good alibi for cement manufacturers and dealers to justify high costs of the commodity, regulatory lapses in checking price gouging in the value chain, costly...

Mon May 10th, 2021     Read More →

Edo can generate more than N2.8b revenue monthly

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Sir: A news report on the front page of The Nigerian Observer of Tuesday, May 4, 2021 came with a caption, ‘‘Edo deploys big data in tax administration as monthly IGR climbs to N2.8...

Fri May 7th, 2021     Read More →