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PFN demands fairness, justice in federal appointments

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Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), yesterday, condemned in strong terms alleged marginalisation of Christians in appointments into Federal Government offices by President Muhammadu...

Thu Feb 25th, 2021     Read More →

Akeredolu sworn in for second term

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says he plans to focus on agriculture and youth empowerment during his second term in office. Akeredolu said this at his inauguration for second term in...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

Metro fibre networks account for 25% of sector’s infrastructure

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Metro fibre concentrations networks in Nigeria account for less than 25 per cent of the total fibre distances in the country, a report has revealed. The networks are concentrated in major cities...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

N30b Benin stormwater project was a fraud, Obaseki declares 

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki (second right) and Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie inspecting the Textile Mill Road catchment of the Benin Stormwater project in Benin...

Tue Feb 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Army dismisses allegation of extortion

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[FILES] Troops. (AP Photo/Olamikan Gbemiga)The Nigerian army has described the allegation of extortion against its personnel in Edo as a deliberate orchestration of falsehood and gross...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Edo Govt. increases Insurance FC players’ allowance by over 100%

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Insurance FCThe Edo Government on Monday announced over 100 per cent increase in the feeding allowance for players of Insurance FC. Sabina Chikere, the club’s Coordinator, announced the...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

‘Agro-forestry will create jobs for youths, rid cocoa, cashew-producing states of criminals’

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Dr Patrick Adebola is the newly appointed Executive Director of the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Ibadan, Oyo State. He explains how most forests can be developed for agro-forestry...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Cleric blames insecurity on governors’ helplessness, seeks state police, restructuring

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ECWA Church, Airport Road, Kano. PHOTO: MURTALA ADEWALE National President of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), Reverend Stephen Baba Panya, has lamented that governors are unable to...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Edo government seeks collective efforts against spread of COVID-19

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Head of Edo State COVID-19 Risk Communication, Mrs. Irene Uabor (right); handing over Information, Communication and Education (IEC) materials to Church of God Mission leaders during enforcement...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

645 new infections, 18 deaths in one day in Nigeria

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A building of the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) is pictured, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Lagos, Nigeria May 7, 2020. Picture taken May 7, 2020....

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

Kudos, complaints as APC ‘identifies’ its members

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Buni • Buni’s Revalidation Overpowers Opposition When in June 2020, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) was created...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

Nigerian female visual artists... a walk in grim, gender tale - Part 1

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Women in Nigerian visual arts sector have suffered under-representation. In fact, the ratio of male to female artists in Nigeria is imbalanced in favour of men. In art schools, men are a majority...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

Abductors of Adamawa United FC driver demand N50m ransom

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Gunmen, who robbed players of Adamawa United Football Club and kidnapped the team’s driver, Alhaji Kabiru, have contacted the team’s management, demanding N50 million...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

Edo boosts cassava production with 1,500Ha — Okojie

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The Edo State Government is currently producing about 1,500 hectares of cassava, which the private sector partners off-take for the foreign market. The former Special Adviser on Agriculture to the...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

Group empowers rural community with scholarships, health centre

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Worried by lack of access to quality education and basic health care, the Christiana Abu Foundation (CFAF) has established a scholarship scheme for Dagbala rural community in Edo State. The group...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →