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Labour under attack

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The Organised Labour, yesterday, came under attacks after it reneged on its promise to ensure the total reversal of tariff increases in electricity and fuel consumption. Ethnic nationalities,...

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Read More →

We were not surprised at Obaseki’s reelection, say Edo teachers

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Teachers in Edo State, yesterday, declared that they were not surprised at Governor Godwin Obaseki’s reelection in the September 19, 2020 governorship poll. In a statement issued by state...

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC records 2 deaths, 126 new COVID-19 infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced two deaths and 126 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

Obaseki, Shaibu hosted to victory dinner in Yenagoa

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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, his Deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu and members of the state’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council, led by the Chairman, Chief Dan...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

Edo approves alumni’s request to rebuild school

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The alumni association of the Pilgrim Baptist Grammar School, Ewohimi, has received an approval from the Edo State Government to rebuild the school. The association, which has also elected a...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria cases now 58,198 with 49,722 discharged

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases has reached 58,198 with 49,722 patients discharged from various isolation centres across the federation, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed. In...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

Will INEC sing ‘redemption song’ in Ondo-10-10-20?

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We need to reflect on the power in the words, ‘redemption song’ as originally conceived by the iconic Bob Marley. More than ever before, we need redemption of so much time that has...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

How to consolidate PDP’s reign in South South

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PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus PHOTO: TwitterSeveral theories have been propounded on how the complete takeover of the South-South geopolitical zone by the Peoples Democratic Party...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

CACOVID refutes Omoregie’s claims to palliatives donated to Oredo

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Private Sectors Coalition Against COVID-19 CACOVID) has reacted to a report by the Independent Television, Benin, Edo state, which showed Dr Omoregie Ogbeide Ihama, the member representing Oredo...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

El-Rufai is right: Nigerians do think all governors are thieves

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Kaduna State governor Nasir-El-RufaiGovernors are the most suspected elected officials. Everyone thinks governors are just thieves… wasting state resources (and) not doing anything –...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

2023: Jega, 33 others lead PRP advisory committee

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National Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Festus Okoye (left); Ondo State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Rufus Akeju; INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Second wave looms amid lax safety protocols

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Even law enforcement agents have abandoned the use of facemasks in Lagos PHOTO: AYODELE ADENIRAN With 125 additional new cases as at last Thursday, the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Akeredolu kicks as Wike alleges plot to compromise Ondo election

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Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has alleged that pressure was being mounted on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies to rig the...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

I will lose integrity if I return to APC, Obaseki says

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Edo State governor Godwin Obaseki has said he risks losing his integrity if he returns to the All Progressives Congress. Fielding questions from State House correspondents after the meeting with...

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →

Consolidating Nigeria’s electoral successes

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[files] An official of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) count votes cast after the Edo State governorship elections in Benin City, Midwestern Nigeria, on September 19, 2020....

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →