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Kidnappings decline along Edo highways as government installs CCTV in Benin

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Determined to curtail the activities of criminals in Edo State, the state government has installed Close Circuit Television (CCTV) in almost every strategic place in Benin, the Commissioner of...

Sun Aug 14th, 2022     Read More →

Herdsmen opened fire on soldiers, the soldiers ran away —Edo community leader

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On Thursday, April 7, 2022, the peace of the agrarian Odiguetue community in Ovia North-East Local Government Area of Edo State, was ruptured when gun wielding men, suspected to be Fulani...

Sat Aug 6th, 2022     Read More →

Edo Police to investigate corrupt officers, arrest seven policemen

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The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Abutu Yaro has set up an Ad-Hoc committee headed by the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Operations, Mr James Chu to investigate all cases of...

Fri Aug 5th, 2022     Read More →

NAPTIP, Immigrations rescue 9 Liberians, 6 Nigerians in Kano

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in collaboration with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has rescued nine Liberians and six Nigerians from human...

Wed Aug 3rd, 2022     Read More →

2023: Will youths make their number count this time?

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WITH the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) concluding the year-long voter registration, WALE AKINSELURE writes on the implications of the demography of an updated voter register to...

Wed Aug 3rd, 2022     Read More →

FG moves to designate inland dry ports as port of origin, destination

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THE Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Transportation has begun moves to designate all Inland Dry Ports (IDP’s) as Port of origin and destination in the country. This was...

Wed Aug 3rd, 2022     Read More →

Human trafficking: NAPTIP takes campaign to streets, warns N’Deltans

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The Edo State capital, Benin city was agog recently as scores of residents took to the main streets to sensitise people on the evil of human trafficking in the state. The sensitisation, led by...

Wed Aug 3rd, 2022     Read More →

Itebu Manuwa: Sad tale of neglected Ogun waterside community

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Ogun Waterside Local Government Area in Ogun State is unique considering its geography. It is remarked to be the only area of the state sharing borders with Ondo and Lagos states. The local...

Tue Aug 2nd, 2022     Read More →

CFAN reiterates commitment to premium cocoa production

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COCOA Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN), has affirmed that the collective focus of the association is to increase Nigerian cocoa productivity and production, and quality assurance of the...

Tue Aug 2nd, 2022     Read More →

Edo police deny arrest of Edo REC, says he was only invited for questioning

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The Edo State Police have denied a report in online media that the Edo State (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Johnson Alalibo was arrested on Thursday, July 28, 2022, by the operatives...

Fri Jul 29th, 2022     Read More →

The 24 housemates vying for the ultimate title of BBNaija Level Up winner and the N100m grand prize

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Season 7 of the Big Brother Naija reality show, tagged ‘Level Up’ premiered on July 23, 2022 with the unveiling of the first set of 12 housemates. Hosted by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the...

Fri Jul 29th, 2022     Read More →

Man stabs policewoman to death in Edo

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The police have arrested a man in Benin, the Edo State capital over the suspected murder of a female police officer last Friday. Details of the incident are still sketchy but a source explained...

Sat Jul 23rd, 2022     Read More →

Three kidnapped along Benin-Lagos road as Edo police rescue one

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Heavily armed gunmen suspected to be kidnappers attacked a green Audi car along the Benin-Lagos road on Friday and whisked away three passengers whose identities are yet to be ascertained. The...

Fri Jul 22nd, 2022     Read More →

FG releases admissions into Unity Colleges

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The Federal Government has released the list of admissions into the 110 unity Colleges across the country, including the Gifted Academy in Suleja. This was conveyed in a statement signed the...

Fri Jul 22nd, 2022     Read More →

Eko NAFEST: Gov Sanwo-Olu to unveil 37 wonders of Nigeria

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It is no longer in doubt that Lagos, Nigeria’s most celebrated city-state, will host the 2022 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture. There are also no controversies that...

Fri Jul 22nd, 2022     Read More →