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Nigeria has again recorded a decline in the international press freedom index, with six percent regression between 2016 and 2017.
By the end of the decade, according to a report commissioned by the United Nations, "the fear of aids rendered drug-addicted Italian girls unattractive on the prostitution market"; Nigerians from Edo State largely filled the demand. The money wasn't ...
The Edo State government's performance index in promoting Independent power plants (IPP) as a business model and opening up economic opportunities has received international recognition, as it became the cynosure of over 10,000 international ... In a ...
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki said his administration is set to prosecute and punish those encroaching on the state's forest reserve, especially Ogba ...
He made this known while receiving the management and staff of the Forest Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), led by its Executive Director, Adeshola Adepoju, on a courtesy visit to the state government in Benin City. Obaseki said government would ...
... State about a decade ago. Providentially, the short time at the Tribunal was a test period that accorded Governor Godwin Obaseki an opportunity to show Edo people and his constructive critics, including this writer, that he is focused and capable ...
THE current scenarios on the political terrain of Edo State are deserving of penetrating and unflinching attention. Indeed, this article could well have been titled ...
The suspension of some chieftains of the All progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has escalated the crisis rocking the chapter.
The Edo State government's performance index in promoting Independent power plants (IPP) as a business model and opening up economic opportunities has received international recognition, as it became the cynosure of over 10,000 international ... In a ...
Edo State government has assured local councils' pensioners that their outstanding pensions and gratuities would be paid.
Three persons including a cripple have been shot dead at Iduowina and Iguosa communities in Ovia North East local government in a renewed cult war in Edo State. Two were killed at Iguosa community while the third was killed at Iduowina while taking his ...
TWELVE days after his kidnap, Chief Francis Ihama, the Ihama of Udo, in Ovia South West Local government Area of Edo State, has been found in Lekki, Lagos.
Indigenes of Abraka community in Delta State have described the alleged statement credited to the state's police public relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Andrew Aniamaka, that Hausa/Fulani herdsmen were living peacefully with natives in Ovre-Abraka as ...
Several months after a pledge to assist in enrolling them for examinations, students in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Uhogua, Ovia North East ...
The government of Edo State has rectified what it described as the "wrong perception by the public of the nature of the 200,000 jobs" to be created by the ...
The government of Edo State has called on citizens of the state to avail themselves of the opportunity of the federal government General Enterprise Empowerment Programme (GEEP), saying that the forms are still available for collection.
There are indications that the long awaited list of commissioner nominees in Edo State may be submitted this week to the state House of Assembly for consideration by Governor Godwin Obaseki. Though the lawmakers are currently on recess and are ...
Benin City - Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has paid a surprise visit to the Uduehi family, which recently gave birth to a set of quintuplets at the National hospital in Abuja.
Benin CITY-An Edo chief, the Ihama of Udo, Chief Francis Ihama reportedly kidnapped in his residence at Udo Community in Ovia South-West local government area of Edo State has been freed and found in Lekki area of Lagos State where he was held ...
The police in Edo State and the Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Edo State Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have been engaged in a war of words over allegation by the police that some senior lecturers of the university ...
As the Nigerian participation in the forthcoming Venice Biennale looms, the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has called for concerted efforts in the development of the local art industry.
The All farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Edo chapter, has called on the state government to provide tractors, bulldozers, graders and other farm implements for farmers in the state to hire. The state Chairman of AFAN, Chief Emmanuel Odigie, made ...
I was certainly not caught by surprise when I read that Emir Sanusi in his key note address during the opening ceremony of Kaduna State investment programme said that the Northern Nigeria will be the poorest if the country is broken into components ...
In the wake of Bendel insurance football Club's draw with Warri Wolves FC, Governor Obaseki of Edo State has restated his commitment to supporting the state-owned football club, promising to provide the team with incentives and boosting its performance ...
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has paid a surprise visit to the Uduehi family, which recently gave birth to a set of quintuplets at the National hospital in Abuja.
Nigerian News from Leadership News. ZENITH ... The judgement of the election Petition Tribunal may have temporarily cleared the dark cloud hanging over the September 28, 2016 governorship election in Edo State won by Godwin Obaseki, but the opposition ...
Nigerian News from Leadership News ... The judgement of the election Petition Tribunal may have temporarily cleared the dark cloud hanging over the September 28, 2016 governorship election in Edo State won by Godwin Obaseki, but the opposition, PDP, is ...
Those who have been monitoring events in Edo State since the coming of Governor Godwin Obaseki will tell you that the governor has been working silently across the state despite the economic recession in the country. The governor has embarked on ...
The Nigerian authorities must immediately scrap plans to execute death row inmates in Kirikiri prison in Lagos, Amnesty International said today amid macabre reports from inmates that the prison's gallows were being prepared and one inmate had been ...
Fr. John Damian Adizie, the Director, International youth Empowerment and Rehabilitation Centre (IYERC) in Amede-Egoro, Ekpoma, Edo State led some of his members to one of the Nigerian prison Yard in Edo State where he prayed and put smiles on the ...
However, the state police public relations Officer, Moses Nkombe, said he was not aware of the incident, and that he was away on an official assignment.
In 2012 he was elected for a second term as the Governor of Edo State in Nigeria on the platform of the Action Congress .
Iniobong Edo Ekim popularly known as Ini Edo is a Nigerian actress with over 14 years of acting experience. She is a popular Nollywood ... EARLY LIFEIni is an indigene of Akwa Ibom State and she was born on April 19th, 1982. She is the second child out ...
They were bubbling with unspoken joy and great aspirations inside the Prestige Hotel in Benin City, the Edo State capital, as the Felix King Foundation handed ...
They were bubbling with unspoken joy and great aspirations inside the Prestige Hotel in Benin City, the Edo State capital, as the Felix King Foundation handed off business grants and training certificate through its empowerment initiative to them ...
Iniobong Edo Ekim popularly known as Ini Edo is a Nigerian actress with over 14 years of acting experience. She is a popular Nollywood ... EARLY LIFEIni is an indigene of Akwa Ibom State and she was born on April 19th, 1982. She is the second child out ...
Delta State House of Assembly has passed a resolution urging Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to urgently intervene and stop Edo State government from encroaching on the state under the guise of public private partnership with Michelin Rubber Company. ... Ojo ...
Commissioner of police in the state, Haliru Gwandu had on Tuesday evening at a press briefing said the killings in the university were discovered during recent police raids of some hot spots in Ekpoma.
EKPOMA - Authorities of the Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State has refuted media report credited to the police, alleging that three lecturers of AAU were arrested over cult-related activities.
UFUNMWENGBE: Residents of Ufunmwengbe Community also known as Okada junction in Ovia South-West local government area of Edo State have expressed relief over the arrest of four gunmen and recovery of their arms in the community, last Tuesday.
JLAA is outraged with the continuing neglect and mistreatment of inmates at the Oko prisons Benin City , Edo State.The jail's credibility and the public's trust in the prisons administration are steadily declining with every violation of human and ...
Similarly, a Peoples Democratic party Senator from Edo State, Matthew Urhoghide, told the news agency of Nigeria that suspension of the SGF following the Senate's call meant both executive and legislative arms were working cooperatively to check ...
Edo State government has expressed worry over the malaise of street hawking and the "self-induced chaotic traffic situation" in the state's metropolis, warning that it would deal ruthlessly with those responsible for the lawlessness. Besides, the ...
Benin CITY-The Deputy Inspector-General of police in charge of Training and Development, Mr Emmanuel Inyang has lauded the Edo state police Command for its renewed efforts at combating, controlling and preventing crime in the state. DIG Inyang gave ...
The residents of a community in Egor Local government Area of Edo State, were thrown into pandemonium after a 35-year old man identified as Bobby Usiobaifo was shot dead by unknown gunmen during the burial rites of his father, Pa Abel Usiobaifo, ...
The Edo state police Command said it has arrested some lecturers of the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma for their alleged involvement in cult-related activities.
Benin - The 4 Brigade of the Nigerian army in Edo State yesterday denied media reports that its troop of 19 Battalion had a gun battle before it could arrest a suspected kidnapper, Mr. Sunday Okoro, aka 'GI' and six others at Sapele, Delta State. A ...
There is no gainsaying the fact that the first eight years of the present republic which began in1999 was an unmitigated disaster in Edo State. It may not have been so deliberately designed but undeniably, the rapacious political elite that held sway ...
The All progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, yesterday, frowned at a recent statement attributed to the state chairman of the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, Chief Dan Orbih, where he had allegedly accused the immediate past governor of the state, ...
Benin CITY-The Deputy Inspector-General of police in charge of Training and Development, Mr Emmanuel Inyang has lauded the Edo state police Command for its renewed efforts at combating, controlling and preventing crime in the state. DIG Inyang gave ...


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