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Governor Obaseki, Shaibu, others tee off golf tourney

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Former Captain, Benin Golf Club, Kingsley Okunbor (left); Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu; Governor Godwin Obaseki; Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Osarodion Ogie and others...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Lagos, Edo for football finals as Eko, Bayelsa, Gombe battle for basketball gold

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Team Lagos girls applauding the fans after beating Team Kaduna 4-0 in the football event of the on-going National Sports Festival… at the weekend Lagos and Edo states will meet in the...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

FG begins five million solar power scheme, plans rollout in geopolitical zones

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo flagged off The Solar Power Naija-part of ESP nationwide plan to deliver 5m connections to off-grid communities in Jangefe, Jigawa State. Photos: Twitter A plan to...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Edo opposes illegal construction on stormwater project channel

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Obaseki. Photo; GOVERNOROBASEKI Edo State Government, yesterday, cautioned residents against transacting, selling or building on Godwin Omonuwa Estate in Upper Adesuwa College Road, Government...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Edo has raised festival standard, says LOC secretary

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National Sports Festival Secretary-general of the local organising committee (LOC) for the National Sports Festival, Edo 2020, Dr. Emmanuel Igbinosa, has praised the level of competition and...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Team Lagos ahead as boxing finals hold today

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Team Lagos yesterday progressed to three finals of the boxing event out of four semifinals bouts at the ongoing Edo 2020 National Sports Festival. The contests were held at the Oba Akenzua...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Ogun governor named Special Guest at NWFL Super Six

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The Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) has named Ogun State Governor, Mr. Dapo Abiodun, as the special guest of honour at the upcoming 2020/21 NWFL Premiership Super Six competition billed to...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 84 new infections from 13 States

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[ FILES] NCDC Director General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu. PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 84 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in...

Sun Apr 11th, 2021     Read More →

Team Edo, Delta win fastest man, woman at sports festival

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As Four Team Lagos’ Boxers Qualify For Finals Team Edo’s Adegoke Enoch and Team Delta’s Grace Nzubechi, yesterday night, emerged the fastest man and woman respectively, decided...

Sun Apr 11th, 2021     Read More →

Delta swimmers break more records, top medals’ table at Edo 2020 Sports Festival

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Team Delta has been dominating the medals table, including the swimming event at the ongoing 20th national sports festival tagged Edo 2020. A total of 27 events from the scheduled 42 have been...

Sun Apr 11th, 2021     Read More →

Judo took me out of the streets, says Team Rivers’ gold medalist, Miracle

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Rivers State gold medalist at the on going 20th National Sports Festival in Benin City, Edo State, Cyprian Miracle, has appealed to various governments in the country to do more for sports,...

Sun Apr 11th, 2021     Read More →

NSF: Edo tops track and field medals table as 100m finals hold today

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Host Edo state won two gold medals to lead the medals table as track and field got off to a brilliant start on Friday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin. The duo of Fadekemi Olude (1:40.05)...

Sat Apr 10th, 2021     Read More →

Presidency approves N4Billion for Edo 2020 Sports Festival

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The Presidency may have approved the sum of N4billion for the smooth organisation of the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival tagged Edo 2020. The Sports Festival, which was earlier scheduled for...

Sat Apr 10th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria is on brink of a failed state, PDP Governors Warn

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[FILES] Buhari. Photo: TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVGovernors elected under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have warned that if the alarming drift of Nigeria under the watch of the All Progressives...

Sat Apr 10th, 2021     Read More →

Judo gold medallist Ekuta eyes medal in Tokyo

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Gold medalist in the -63kg female judo event at the ongoing Edo 2020 National Sports Festival, Enku Ekuta, has said that her ambition is to win a gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics holding...

Sat Apr 10th, 2021     Read More →