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Medical doctor, ex-soldier arrested for dealing in drugged cookies, cocaine

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A medical doctor, Jane Chioma Ofoma, has been arrested in Auchi, Edo State, by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for allegedly operating an online catering service,...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA arrests doctor, ex-soldier for dealing in drugged cookies, cocaine

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The Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a medical doctor, Jane Chioma Ofoma, in Auchi, Edo, for selling drugged cookies and biscuits. x Its Director, Media...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Police seek DPP’s advice on teenager’s patricide

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The Edo State Police Command yesterday said it would rely on the advice of Director of the Public Prosecution (DPP) as it continues investigation into the alleged murder of a 79-year-old Osariakhi...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Obaseki takes second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, received the second Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, urging eligible members of the public to take advantage of the exercise and take the dose...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

JAMB delists 25 centres over poor performance in 2021 UTME

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), delisted 25 Computer Based Test centres for their poor performance in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). x The...

Sun Jun 20th, 2021     Read More →

Pain, chaos as cultism overruns Neighbourhoods

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Months after the country, in November 2020, retained its unenviable position as the third most impacted country in the world by terrorism, according to the 2020 Global Terrorism Index (GTI),...

Sun Jun 20th, 2021     Read More →

Grazing routes: Suspense as debate goes to the wire

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There is palpable apprehension nationwide, as the search for solution to the clashes between herdsmen and farmers, which have intensified across the country in recent time, seems not yielding the...

Sat Jun 19th, 2021     Read More →

Igbinedion fetes Imasuen at 50

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Lancelot ImasuenManagement of Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO) Edo State on Thursday held a colloquium in honour of movie producer, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen as part of activities to mark his 50th...

Sat Jun 19th, 2021     Read More →

Okagbare runs world lead 10.63 seconds at national trials in Lagos

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[FILES] Blessing Okagbare. Photo: AFP• Enoch Adegoke wins men’s 100m • Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire arrive Lagos for Invitational Relays Team Nigeria’s preparation for the...

Fri Jun 18th, 2021     Read More →

EU commits €11m to food security in Kebbi, Adamawa

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NCAM director canvasses ready market for agric produce The European Union (EU) has committed €11 million to address food crisis in some states close to the Sahara Desert. EU Programme...

Thu Jun 17th, 2021     Read More →

Edo moves to protect forest reserves, seeks support

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Edo State government has called for support and collaboration of all stakeholders to restore and preserve forest reserves in the state. The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Osaigbovo...

Thu Jun 17th, 2021     Read More →

More herbal blood tonics validated

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Phyllanthus niruri Until now, several studies have shown that local plants could boost human blood count and parameters such as Red Blood Corpuscles (RBC), Packed Cell Volume (PCV), Haemoglobin...

Thu Jun 17th, 2021     Read More →

Create market channels for agric produce, says Kasali

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Yomi Kasali The Executive Director of the National Centre for Agricultural Mechanisation (NCAM), Ilorin, Kwara State, Dr Yomi Kasali, has canvassed creating market opportunities for agricultural...

Thu Jun 17th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria, others for clinical trials on novel Lassa fever vaccine

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A novel vaccine candidate to prevent Lassa fever is set for second round of clinical trials on adults and children in Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. This is with the support of Coalition for...

Wed Jun 16th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria on suicide slide, may not see another June 12, Soyinka warns

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Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka has said that Nigeria may not celebrate another Democracy Day as one nation if President Muhammadu Buhari fails to listen to the people and decentralise the...

Tue Jun 15th, 2021     Read More →