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Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and  Cattle Dealers

Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria to make food available, eliminate multiple taxation

By Edwin Odeh

The Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) have reiterated its commitment to promote the welfare ...

PSC promotes 239 senior officers, 7,981 inspectors

PSC promotes 239 senior officers, 7,981 inspectors

Promotion of 239 senior police officers and 7,981 inspectors was announced by the Police Service Commission recently. The Commission making the ann...

Ajimobi's wife presents gifts to Christmas babies

Ajimobi's wife presents gifts to Christmas babies

Mrs Florence Ajimobi, wife of the Oyo State Governor, says celebrating babies born on Christmas day is a veritable way of showing love as demonstrated...


Christmas: Celebrate armed forces, Atiku tells Nig

Christmas: Celebrate armed forces, Atiku tells Nigerians

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has urged Nigerians to use the Christmas season to reconcile with o...

Re-examine your ways, repent to embrace God, Gover

Re-examine your ways, repent to embrace God, Governor's Aide tells Journalists

Abavo Kingsley, Benin

In the daily discharge of their duties, journalists must begin to re - examine the way they live their life, repent from...

Edo Women Education Centre turns out 14 graduates

Edo Women Education Centre turns out 14 graduates

Edo State Commissioner for Education, Hon. (Barr) Emmanuel Agbale has stated the commitment of the state government to foster capacity building and hu...


EDSG to commence Azzura Power Project

EDSG to commence Azzura Power Project

By Edwin Odeh

Edo State government will soon commence work in the installation of a power infrastructure network to be linked to the Azzura Po...

New Minimum Wage: FG begs  Labour over December 31

New Minimum Wage: FG begs Labour over December 31 deadline

The Federal Government has pleaded with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) not to keep the December 31 ultimatum over lingering disagreement between or...

Delta: Five Feared killed  in rival cult clash

Delta: Five Feared killed in rival cult clash

No fewer than five persons are speculated to have been killed in a clash between two rival cult groups in Ekiugbo Ughelli, Delta State. The two riv...


Return to us College of Education,  Ekiadolor peop

Return to us College of Education, Ekiadolor people tells EDSG

By Abavo Kingsley, Benin

The people of Ekiadolor, host community of the now defunct College of Education, Edo State have asked the State gove...

Electoral (amendment) bill: Senator Omo - Agege  d

Electoral (amendment) bill: Senator Omo - Agege defends Buhari, Nwaoboshi kicks

... As Ekweremadu Fears Nationa

President Muhammadu Buhari could not sign the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill due to provision of the ECOWAS Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance....

Amalgamated Union Of Foodstuff And Cattle Dealers

Amalgamated Union Of Foodstuff And Cattle Dealers Of Nigeria To Make Food Available And Eliminate Multiple Taxation

By Edwin Odeh

The Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) have reiterated its commitment to promote the welfare ...


AAU: Benin Monarch charges Governing Council on ef

AAU: Benin Monarch charges Governing Council on effective management

By: Desmond Agbama

Benin Monarch, HRM Oba Ewuare II has charged the newly inaugurated Governing Council of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma on ...

PSC promotes 239 senior officers, 7,981 inspectors

PSC promotes 239 senior officers, 7,981 inspectors

Promotion of 239 senior police officers and 7,981 inspectors has been announced by the Police Service Commission. The Commission making the announce...

Insecurity: Police, DSTG promises informants hands

Insecurity: Police, DSTG promises informants handsome reward

ln conjunction with the Delta State Government, the State Police Command has promised to handsomely reward any person or group of persons whose infor...


In Delta, we do not want to play politics with pro

In Delta, we do not want to play politics with projects - Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Delta State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa seeking second term in office has asserted that his administration do not...

Disability bill: President Buhari called to quicke

Disability bill: President Buhari called to quicken action

Abavo Kingsley, Benin

President Muhammadu Buhari has been called upon to quickly sign into law the National Disability bill waiting for his at...

<b>12 year old girl beheaded in Oghara</b><br></br

12 year old girl beheaded in Oghara

By Fred Onobrorhie

A 12 year old girl simply identified as Eguono has reportedly been beheaded by unknown persons in Oghara, headquarters of ...


Presidential order on stopping  the abuse of the n

Presidential order on stopping the abuse of the naira

Every country in the world has its own legal tender or currency. Here in Nigeria the legal tender or currency is the naira and kobo, which are used to...

2019 BUDGET ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR, DR

2019 BUDGET ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR, DR IFEANYI OKOWA, THE GOVERNOR OF DELTA STATE, TO THE DELTA STATE HOUSE

Mr Speaker Honourable Members It is my pleasure to present to this honourable House the fourth budget in this Government's first four-year mandate. ...

2019: Unemployment,  Hardship, Insecurity,  Bad Ro

2019: Unemployment, Hardship, Insecurity, Bad Roads, Communal clashes threaten Gov. Okowa’s re-election bid

The Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ) has called on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to address what it called hardship and unemployment being ...


Oba Ewuare II re-activates Emotan spirit in Benin

Oba Ewuare II re-activates Emotan spirit in Benin

Benin Monarch, Oba Ewuare II on Wednesday, 20 June, 2018 re-activated the spirit of Emotan; a woman in Benin history who is said to occupy a place of ...

Two former Psychiatric  Hospital, Uselu staff  sen

Two former Psychiatric Hospital, Uselu staff sentenced to prison

The Egor Magistrate Court 4 in Benin City, Edo State has sentenced two former staff of the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Uselu, Benin City to th...

New Central hospital to  begin operation in Decemb

New Central hospital to begin operation in December - Gov. Godwin Obaseki

New wing of the Central (Specialist) hospital, Benin would in December, 2018 begin rendering services to members of the public. Edo State governor,...


Alaghodaro: God, people cornerstone of  our polici

Alaghodaro: God, people cornerstone of our policies, programmes - Gov. Obaseki

Senior clergies back ref

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has asserted that he is running a government that will ensure maximum benefit for a larger number of Edo p...

Congratulations!

Congratulations!

I felicitate with your Royal Majesty Omo, N'Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II on your two years anniversary as Oba of Benin Kingdom. On behalf of mys...

Felicitations!

Felicitations!

I rejoice with your Royal Majesty, Omo N'Oba N'Edo Uku-Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, on behalf of myself, staff, students and management of our great un...


Congratulations Umogun!

Congratulations Umogun!

On behalf of myself, staff and management of the Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, I congratulate His Royal Majesty, Omo N'Oba N'Edo Uku-Akpolok...

Hearty Cheers  on your coronation  anniversary

Hearty Cheers on your coronation anniversary

On behalf of the Board of Management, members of Staff, Students and Patients of this hospital, I heartily congratulate Your Royal Majesty, Omo N’Ob...

Edo Youth Coalition (EYC)

Edo Youth Coalition (EYC)

The attention of Edo Youth Coalition (EYC), a non-governmental, non-political, non-religions and non-profit organization, an umbrella body of youths i...


Obaseki EDSTMA lay booby trap for motorists

Obaseki EDSTMA lay booby trap for motorists

Abavo Kingsley, Benin

The Edo State Transport Control and Management Agency (EDSTMA) have been observed to lay booby trap for motorists with...

RARDUJA, NAPTIP call for  sustained  campaign agai

RARDUJA, NAPTIP call for sustained campaign against illegal migration

By Fred Onobrorhie

A call for sustained campaign against illegal migration abroad has again been made. This follows the continued illegal...

Ondo South: unending travesty of 'dark district’

Ondo South: unending travesty of 'dark district’

By Emmanuel Ikhenebome

Four out of the six Local Government areas in Ondo South Senatorial district of Ondo state have been wi...


JOB SEEKING:  BREAKING  THE STATUS QUO

JOB SEEKING: BREAKING THE STATUS QUO

By Chika Okpara

Work is one of the chief commands given to man by his Maker. The Bible makes us understand that God gave man this command fr...

Lone walk to justice <p>Ebhojie travail</p>

Lone walk to justice

Ebhojie travail

By Abavo Kingsley

"Hello oo, hello oo", is one loud scream that usually draw passerby attention at the popular Mission road ju...

Eghe Ogbemudia: Honour  to whom it is due

Eghe Ogbemudia: Honour to whom it is due

The popular adage that honour should be given to who it due has come a very long way. Thus there is no disputing the fact that honour should therefore...


2019: Ohanaeze Ndigbo  validates endorsements  for

2019: Ohanaeze Ndigbo validates endorsements for Ugwuanyi

The Enugu State chapter of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Saturday validated the gale of endorsements for the re-election of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in 2019...

Leadership tussle: save us from Okowa led PDP –

Leadership tussle: save us from Okowa led PDP – Ekakpamre community cries out

The people of Ekakpamre community, Delta State have called on President Muhammadu Buhari, the Inspector – general of police, Idris Ibrahim , and all...

<b>Land tussle: Edo Community under siege in- spit

Land tussle: Edo Community under siege in- spite of court judgement in its favour
·Appeals for urgent Govern

By Abavo Kingsley Ahwaritoma, Benin
Iguomo and Ikhuenbo communities in Uhunmwode Local Government Area, Edo State for several years were locked in...


UNIVERSITY OF BENIN 42 CONVOCATION

UNIVERSITY OF BENIN 42 CONVOCATION

...

Greener Pastures abroad: Whereabouts of sponsored

Greener Pastures abroad: Whereabouts of sponsored daughter still unknown

As the government, traditional rulers, religious leaders and other stakeholders continue to call for restraint in the increasing rate that Nigerians m...

UNIVERSITY OF BENIN 42 CONVOCATION

UNIVERSITY OF BENIN 42 CONVOCATION

...


Benin Monarch condemns incessant strike action in

Benin Monarch condemns incessant strike action in Health sector Task FG with provision of adequate facilities

From Abavo Kingsley Benin Monarch, Oba Ewuare N’ Ogidigan II has condemned in clear terms incessant strike actions in the Nigeria health sect...

Edo IDPs: The situation is improving but accommoda

Edo IDPs: The situation is improving but accommodation, food remains major challenge – Pst. Solomon Folorunsho

Solomon Abumere Folorunsho is the coordinator, IDP Camp, Uhogua, Edo State, and Pastor, International Christian Centre for Missions. He is an intervie...


<b>Founders’ Day Lecture </b><br><br>As delivere

Founders’ Day Lecture

As delivered by Engr. Chris Ogiemwonyi

The Vice-Chancellor sir, I feel delighted to be accorded the honour of being the Guest Lecturer for this 42nd Founders' Day Lecture. Honestly speaking...

<b>Profile of Prof. John Igene honoured</b> <br><b

Profile of Prof. John Igene honoured

By UNIBEN for his outstanding achievement in Research Development

John Oamen Igene studied Agriculture at the University of Ibadan (1970-1973), Nigeria and earned M.Sc and Ph.D degrees in Food Science at the Michigan...

<b>Citation on Dr. Godwin Ehigiamusoe </b><br><br>

Citation on Dr. Godwin Ehigiamusoe

As delivered by the University of Benin orator, Prof. Eddy Erhaigbe

Chancellor Sir! I present to you a foremost business magnate, and mogul, an entrepreneur and special banker of extra ordinary part, talent and excepti...


<b>Citation of Prof. Raymond Osemwengie Elahor</b>

Citation of Prof. Raymond Osemwengie Elahor

As delivered by Dean Faculty of Arts, Prof. Leo Otorkhide

Chancellor Sir, by the authority of Senate and Council, I present to you a man of monumental proportion, an erudite teacher of teachers, an android ...

<b>Citation on Prof.  Eghosa Osagie</b> <br><br>As

Citation on Prof. Eghosa Osagie

As delivered by the University of Benin orator, Prof. Eddy Erhaigbe

Ladies and Gentlemen, I most respectfully present to you an academic icon and internationally respected, celebrated, accomplished and acclaimed Profes...

Citation on His Excellency Babatunde Raji Fashola,

Citation on His Excellency Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN Hon. Minister for Power, Works, and Housing

Ladies and Gentlemen, It is once again my single honour and privilege to present to you one of Nigeria's greatest personalities. A man that has acqua...


Sarkin Kano, Muhammad Sanusi reaction to  convocat

Sarkin Kano, Muhammad Sanusi reaction to convocation lecture delivered by Hon Fashola

Ladies and Gentlemen, I want to thank the minister for his thought provoking words and it is extremely important for students going out to live in a w...

His Excellency Babatunde Raji Fashola,  SAN delive

His Excellency Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN delivers convocation lecture

Great UNIBEN. This is the greeting amongst students on the campus of the University, and it has endured after graduation and stayed with the alumni; d...

Governor Godwin Obaseki's Address

Governor Godwin Obaseki's Address

Ladies and Gentlemen, I want to heartily felicitate with recipients of honour this morning and in particular, I want to congratulate my very good fr...


<b>Address of visitor to University of Benin, Pres

Address of visitor to University of Benin, President Muhammadu Buhari

As delivered by his representative,

Distinguished Guests, Ladies, and Gentlemen! Let me begin my address on this august occasion of the 42nd Convocation ceremony of the University of Ben...

<b>Nigeria not in recession</b> <i> - Prof. Eghosa

Nigeria not in recession - Prof. Eghosa Osagie

Prof. Eghosa Osagie pioneer vice - Chancellor, Benson Idahosa University (BIU) , Benin, an honorary awardee, Doctor of Science on behalf of the aw...

<b>Address by Senator Effiong Dickson Bob, Pro-Cha

Address by Senator Effiong Dickson Bob, Pro-Chancellor and Chairman Of the Governing Council Of the University Of Be

With profound joy and a deep sense of gratitude to the Almighty I, welcome everyone from far and wide to the 42nd Convocation Ceremony of our great Un...


<b>Alleviating poverty:</b>  Tony Elumelu reiterat

Alleviating poverty: Tony Elumelu reiterates belief in power of entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship has again been resounded as a veritable tool to fighting the ravaging scourge of poverty across the globe. Tony Elumelu an alumni of ...

<b>Convocation Address by His  Highness Muhammad S

Convocation Address by His Highness Muhammad Sanusi II

In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful, I bring you warm greetings from the good people of Kano Emirate in particular and Kano s...

Address by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor F.F.O. O

Address by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor F.F.O. Orumwense (FNSE) On the occasion Of the 42nd Convocation/Founders' Day

It is with great pleasure and immense feeling of gratitude to God Almighty that I stand to deliver this address on this auspicious occasion of the 42n...


UNIBEN honours achievers: Inducts Prof. Oshodin in

UNIBEN honours achievers: Inducts Prof. Oshodin into Hall of fame
Citation on Prof. Godwin Oshodin

Ladies, and Gentlemen, It is with a deep sense of conviction and accelerating excitement that I present to you the living legend of our time in the a...

Why I don't  wear pants  - Baby Blanche

Why I don't wear pants - Baby Blanche

Due to the kind of clothes she likes to wear and comfortable in, Baby Blanche has revealed in an interview with Showbiz that she hardly wear panties w...

Nigeria Marriage Act: Ministry of Interior canvass

Nigeria Marriage Act: Ministry of Interior canvasses strict adherence, takes campaign to PFN

From Abavo Kingsley, Benin
The Ministry of Interior has taken the campaign for strict adherence to provisions of the Nigeria Marriage Act, to the P...


Conduct marriage in unlicensed venue, risk five ye

Conduct marriage in unlicensed venue, risk five years jail term Clerics told

From Abavo Kingsley, Benin
Clerics have been told to desist from the act of conducting marriages at venues not recognized and licensed by the Fed...

Re – Inventing Edo: Take sports seriously, Owere

Re – Inventing Edo: Take sports seriously, Owere Imasogie tells Gov. Obaseki
From Abavo Kingsley, Benin

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has been urged as a matter of importance to take seriously sports towards re – enacting the glory of the State in...

<b>ULC: Lack of equal opportunity in NLC led to pu

ULC: Lack of equal opportunity in NLC led to pulling away of the Ajaero group – NUPENG
From Abavo kingsley,

Division in the Nigeria Labour Congress came to a head recently, with the launch of an autonomous labour umbrella; United Labour Congress [ULC] by the...


<b>PRESS STATEMENT</b> <br> Edo Youth Coalition (E

PRESS STATEMENT
Edo Youth Coalition (EYO)
UNIBEN: Campaign of calumny against Vice Chancellor, Prof.

It has come to our notice that mischief makers, haters of peace and progress who often glory in the 'Pull Him Down Syndrome' [PHDS] are again at work ...

PWDS decry harsh condition of voting,  seek streng

PWDS decry harsh condition of voting, seek strengthening of electoral act

People With Disabilities, PWDS have decried the harsh conditions they went through while exercising their franchise in the just concluded Edo State Go...

School feeding: Anambra to employ 1000 caterers

School feeding: Anambra to employ 1000 caterers

As part of the requirements for implementation of the federal government's Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programme, Anambra State Government is s...


Two Federal High Court  Judges report to EFCC

Two Federal High Court Judges report to EFCC

Two judges of the Federal High Court, Mohammed Nasir Yunusa and Hyeladzira Ajiya Nganjiwa, on Monday honored a summons by the Economic and Financial C...

Edo Youth Coalition warns  mischief makers in UNIB

Edo Youth Coalition warns mischief makers in UNIBEN

The need for continued peaceful environment in the University of Benin has again been emphasized by a socio cultural body: 'Edo Youths National Coali...

<b>You are an impostor, Ogiamien family tells Aris

You are an impostor, Ogiamien family tells Arisco Osemwengie

The Ogiamien stool saga in Benin kingdom continue to take twist and turns as there appear to be no end in sight yet, following indication of latest de...


CONPAN Inaugurates 3-man  caretaker committee in E

CONPAN Inaugurates 3-man caretaker committee in Edo state

By Edwin Odeh

The Community Newspaper Publishers Association of Nigeria (CONPAN) with the motto: “Building the Nation with the power of the...

Oshiomhole marks  APC victory with road  show, tha

Oshiomhole marks APC victory with road show, thanks Edo people

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State led thousands of APC faithful on a 10-km road show round major streets of Benin City, to celebrate victory of ...

It's time to give quality service through  the bal

It's time to give quality service through the ballot - Gen. Charles Airhiavbere

By Kingsley Abavo
Benin - It is time to give quality service through the ballot box which explains why the retired army generals have joined the N...


Owere Iyekeoretin Elaba  congratulates Buhari,  Os

Owere Iyekeoretin Elaba congratulates Buhari, Oshiomhole, Okhuarobo, Ikhide
…Says Buhari should promote

By Edwin Odeh
A leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikpoba-Okha local government area of Edo state, Owere Iyekeoretin Elaba has congr...

<b>Urhobo College Old Students Association  holds

Urhobo College Old Students Association holds Annual Dinner/Luncheon

By Edwin Odeh
It was amid pomp and pageantry that the Urhobo College Old Students Association (UCOSA) held its annual dinner/luncheon on April 25,...

Delta state officials  involved in fraud,  selling

Delta state officials involved in fraud, selling jobs for N1.5 million each

“What is happening at the commission is nothing but corruption and fraud,” said a staff member of the commission, who said he was outraged by the ...


PDP in Crisis: Party blames Jonathan's  Aides for

PDP in Crisis: Party blames Jonathan's Aides for President's election defeat

Speculations that Nigeria's ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been hit by fresh crises after its recent election defeat, were confirmed Saturd...

19 Ekiti APC Lawmakers  avoid peace assembly  with

19 Ekiti APC Lawmakers avoid peace assembly with Ayo Fayose

In the statement through his media adviser, APC State Assembly Speaker Adewale Omirin's explained that the lawmakers were greatly appreciative of the ...

Reflection on the 2015  general elections and Amal

Reflection on the 2015 general elections and Amala politics in Nigeria

Irorere Keneth Iyare - 08136385982
For the first time in so many general elections in Nigeria we have had the opportunity of witnessing an electio...


Don't form parallel govt,  I remain in charge, Jon

Don't form parallel govt, I remain in charge, Jonathan warns Buhari, APC

Thirty days to the official handover of the reins of power to the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian government has warned the incoming a...

'Missing' $20bn oil money: I have nothing  to hide

'Missing' $20bn oil money: I have nothing to hide, Jonathan tells Buhari

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday said his administration had nothing to hide in respect of the claim by a former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor...

Akpanoko bags traditional  chieftaincy title

Akpanoko bags traditional chieftaincy title

By Victor Igherighe
It was a pageantry of chieftaincy event as the Idjerhe Monarch HRM Erhiekevwe 1st a.k.a Ododo, conferred a chieftaincy title o...


Fight corruption to stand-still  Uwadiae tells Buh

Fight corruption to stand-still Uwadiae tells Buhari

By Moses Agbonlahor
A human rights activist and frontline member of Ikpoba-Okha Coalition Group, Prince Lucky Uwadiae has appealed to the Preside...

The return of the Generals

The return of the Generals

By Edwin Odeh

With the outcome of the March 28, presidential election which returned General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) former Military Head of S...

Afuze: Who are the backers of sit-tight  college P

Afuze: Who are the backers of sit-tight college Provost Mrs. Isokpehi? - Petitioners

By Kingsley Abavo<

Benin - Be it in the public or private sector, the worker after retirement from service is expected to hand over power to t...


<b>Hurricane  Buhari tears  PDP apart in Edo</b>

Hurricane Buhari tears PDP apart in Edo

By Edwin Odeh

With the outcome of the March 28, presidential and National Assembly elections, the results of the April 11, State Assembly el...

35 year old Nigerian sentenced to death  for drug

35 year old Nigerian sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Malaysia

35yrs old Abuchi Ngwoke, a Nigerian from the South-East, has been sentenced to death by a Malaysian High Court on Tuesday on a drug trafficking convic...

Egor council boss  tasks youths with  skill acquis

Egor council boss tasks youths with skill acquisition

The Executive Chairman Egor local government council Comrade Victor Osayande Enobakhare has said reawakened the consciousness of the people to the era...


Egor council authority flags off house, street num

Egor council authority flags off house, street numbering

Chairman, Egor local government council, Hon. Comrade Victor Osayande Enobakhare has flagged off the numbering of street and houses in the area to che...

Projects inaugurated at the UNIBEN’s 39th/40th

Projects inaugurated at the UNIBEN’s 39th/40th Convocation/44th Founder’s Day events

Prof. Godwin Osayuki Oshodin’s administration of the University of Benin in his five years tenure, executed over 424 projects. During the combined 3...

Vote out incompetent leaders,  Oshiomhole urged el

Vote out incompetent leaders, Oshiomhole urged electorate

Governor Adams Oshiomole of Edo State has urged voters in the country to use their Permanent Voter's Card to punish incompetent leaders and the party ...


EDSG remain  committed to  development   - Gov. Os

EDSG remain committed to development - Gov. Oshiomhole

Edo state governor, comrade Adams Oshiomhole has assured Edo people of the commitment of his administration to the continuing development of all secto...

2015: Atiku courts Oshiomhole

2015: Atiku courts Oshiomhole

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, recently, stormed Benin City, Edo State to interact with Governor Adams Oshiomhole and leaders of the Al...

JAC: Gov. Oshiomhole does not tamper with local  g

JAC: Gov. Oshiomhole does not tamper with local government council allocation - Hon. Obaze

Contrary to allegations and widespread speculation, Edo state governor, comrade Adams Oshiomhole does not indulge in illegal deductions from the local...


Edo revives war against  illegal structures

Edo revives war against illegal structures

Edo State Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Hon. (Arch) Francis Evbuomwan has said that illegal structures will no longer be tolerated i...

Electricity bills may double  by December - NERC

Electricity bills may double by December - NERC

There are indications that consumers will pay more for electricity from December 1, 2014 when the new price of gas for generating power takes effect. ...

Uselu Psychiatric Hospital workers sacked over  gr

Uselu Psychiatric Hospital workers sacked over gross-misconduct, criminal acts - Management

The allegation of oppression and victimization by the recently dismissed workers of the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric hospital, Uselu, Benin City have bee...


Obugie! Obugie!! Obugie!!!

Obugie! Obugie!! Obugie!!!

...

2015: President Jonathan will win again but… Pro

2015: President Jonathan will win again but… Prophet Alatan

Ahead the 2015 presidential election billed to hold in February, it has been predicted that President Goodluck Jonathan and his political party, the P...

Plateau APC woos  rejected PDP members

Plateau APC woos rejected PDP members

Plateau State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has expressed its willingness to receive members of the Peoples Democratic Party who were rejec...


Gov. Uduaghan vows to fish  out killers of Clems O

Gov. Uduaghan vows to fish out killers of Clems Onyeka

According to media reporters, Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan has promised to ensure that the killers of Nollywood actor, Clems Onyeka, who...

IGP probing force weapons - Ojukwu

IGP probing force weapons - Ojukwu

The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Suleiman Abba, has ordered an audit of the weaponry of the force throughout the country. The Acting...

Uduaghan tasks Igbos  on peaceful co-existence

Uduaghan tasks Igbos on peaceful co-existence

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State has charged the Igbos outside Igbo-land to live peacefully with people of their host communities.
The...


New panel declares war  against street trading

New panel declares war against street trading

Street trading and other unacceptable market habits will be things of the past in Benin City and Edo State generally if the declared resolve of the ...

South-South pensioners cry to govt. over harmonisa

South-South pensioners cry to govt. over harmonisation

The South-South zonal leadership of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to the Edo state governor Comrade Adams Aliu Oshiomhole to har...

Illegal sale of land: Okha  II Elders resolve disp

Illegal sale of land: Okha II Elders resolve dispute

The lingering crisis between okha II and Okha II communities Kilometer 15, Benin Sapele Road, Ikpoba-Okha local government area of Edo State regardin...


CONPAN Inaugurates NEC, invest Patron

CONPAN Inaugurates NEC, invest Patron

The Community Newspapers Publishers Association of Nigeria (CONPAN) has inaugurated its maiden national executive committee and invested Nze Akachukw...

$1bn Azura-Edo power  plant kicks off

$1bn Azura-Edo power plant kicks off

The foundation laying ceremony of the $1 billion Azura-Edo 1,000 megawatts gas-powered Independent Power Plant was performed by President Goodluck Jo...

Just Married: Mr. Ally Salami Isah and Miss Rachea

Just Married: Mr. Ally Salami Isah and Miss Racheal Adesuwa Okhuorobo

The marriage solemnization of Mr. Ally Salami Isah and Miss Racheal Adesuwa Okhuorobo took place on the 18th of October, 2014 in Warri, Delta Sta...


Honour to whom it is due. </br>Prof Godwin Osayuki

Honour to whom it is due.
Prof Godwin Osayuki Oshodin has lived up to expectation as UNIBEN Vice-Chancellor

Great philosophers who came up with the adage that “Honour should be given to whom it is due” did not mince words. Rather it was to ensure that i...

2015: Egor/Ikpoba-Okha women purchases  nomination

2015: Egor/Ikpoba-Okha women purchases nomination form for Hon. Eribo

The women of Egor/Ikpoba-Okha federal constituency, Edo state, has bought nomination form of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for former Chair...

Encroachment, a breach of Ogba  Zoo Lease agreemen

Encroachment, a breach of Ogba Zoo Lease agreement Ehanire

Issues of the lingering encroachment on Ogba zoo land by Utagban community constitute a substantial breach of the Zoo Lease Agreement approved by the ...


Chibok girls: people should leave  Jonathan alone

Chibok girls: people should leave Jonathan alone - H.H Bekewe

The lingering controversy over the disappearance of over 200 girls of Government Girls' Secondary School Chibok, Borno state has continued to elicit m...

Oshiomhole abolishes 35-year retirement policy for

Oshiomhole abolishes 35-year retirement policy for Edo workers

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has abolished the 35-year retirement policy for workers in Edo State as the state workers are now to retire at ...

‘APC will give  Ndigbo chance to  produce presid

‘APC will give Ndigbo chance to produce president’

The leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has said that the party will give the southeast region an opportunity to produce the country's fi...


Oshiomhole to build University campus  in Ikimi's

Oshiomhole to build University campus in Ikimi's local govt

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has promised to build a campus of the University of Education in Igueben, the Capital of Igueben Local Governmen...

Delta State to close 800 illegal schools

Delta State to close 800 illegal schools

The Delta State Government says it will close 800 illegal primary and secondary schools operating in the state. The Commissioner for Basic and Second...

Hospital workers in soup over alleged file theft a

Hospital workers in soup over alleged file theft attempt

A group of workers at the Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Uselu, Edo State have landed in big trouble over alleged attempt to steal a file contain...


Community agents threaten international scout camp

Community agents threaten international scout camp

Benin City may soon cease to be the attractive tourist destination that it has been for scouts and scout leaders from across the world. Reason: The w...

Benin water-storm project, 70% completed - Gov. Os

Benin water-storm project, 70% completed - Gov. Oshiomhole

Execution of the capital project of the Benin water-storm master plan has been completed up to about seventy percent, Edo State governor, Adams Oshiom...

Prof. Oshodin proves  cynics wrong at UNIBEN

Prof. Oshodin proves cynics wrong at UNIBEN

For almost 40 years, the Benins who provided the base for the University of Benin struggled to have one of their sons to head the Federal University a...


Enobakhare to  woo back defecting  APC members

Enobakhare to woo back defecting APC members

Chairman, Egor local government council, Edo State, Hon. Victor Osayande Enobakhare has assured the All Progressive Congress that he would use his gra...

Abba replaces MD Abubakar

Abba replaces MD Abubakar

Suleiman Abba took over the leadership of the Nigeria Police last week after his appointment as the New Inspector-General of Police was approved by Pr...

Guaranteeing Delta State security  with citizens'

Guaranteeing Delta State security with citizens' participation

Delta State, one of Nigeria's major economic heart-beat, with over three million inhabitants, experiences daily influx of people from other parts of t...


DSTG to consolidate  on sanitation gains

DSTG to consolidate on sanitation gains

Delta State Government will be embarking on mop up activities in some local government areas in the state to consolidate on the gains achieved in envi...

Deltans in Edo mobilizes for Elumelu

Deltans in Edo mobilizes for Elumelu

Ahead the 2015 general elections in Nigeria, Delta Indigenes resident in Edo State, have began to mobilize support for the actualization of the govern...

Effurun varsity to represent Africa at world mappi

Effurun varsity to represent Africa at world mapping

Three students from the University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) Effurun, will represent Africa at the world geological mapping exercise scheduled to...


Hon. Funkekeme okays pace  of work on Foukuonu bri

Hon. Funkekeme okays pace of work on Foukuonu bridge

The Delta State Commissioner for Works, Hon. Funkekeme Solomon has expressed satisfaction on the pace of work going on at the Foukunou Bridge, Tuomo, ...

FG to assist victims of Edo flood

FG to assist victims of Edo flood

The National Emergency Management Agency, has promised victims of flood disaster in Akoko-Edo, Edo State of federal government’s financial assistanc...

Five Edo LGAs declared  flood risk zone

Five Edo LGAs declared flood risk zone

Five local government areas in Edo State have been declared flood risk zone. They are Etsako East, Etsako Central, Ovia North-East, Ovia South-West a...


Why terrorists use  female bombers -  Police

Why terrorists use female bombers - Police

The Police Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, recently in Abuja said international terror organizations use female suicide bombers in attacks becaus...

Head of Service tasks workers  with accountability

Head of Service tasks workers with accountability, transparency

Edo State Head of Service Mr. Terry Obazele has urged workers of the state to make transparency and accountability their watchword in carrying out th...

Hon. Edoror empowers 160  youths, says my name is

Hon. Edoror empowers 160 youths, says my name is my collateral

The honourable member representing Esan Central in Edo State House of Assembly, Hon. Victor Edoror who is also the deputy speaker of the House, has re...


Bio-metric payroll  system uncovers 17  fraudulent

Bio-metric payroll system uncovers 17 fraudulent staff in Delta

The Automatic Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) of the Delta State Biometric Payroll System has uncovered 17 staff from the Women Development C...

Jonathan hails Oshiomhole for  attracting investme

Jonathan hails Oshiomhole for attracting investments to Edo

President Goodluck Jonathan has commended Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State for attracting investments into the state, saying the Governor is an ...

Burial Arrangements for late Prof. Dora  Akunyili

Burial Arrangements for late Prof. Dora Akunyili has been announced by family

The burial arrangements for Ex-NAFDAC DG/Ex Information Minister, Prof. Dora Akunyili has been announced by her family. The official statement was sig...


Central Hospital, ready in 8 months, contractor as

Central Hospital, ready in 8 months, contractor assures

The Accident and Emergency Wing of the flagship Central Hospital, Benin City, will be ready for use within the next eight months, while work on the 20...

Govt. to prosecute persons who dump waste in drain

Govt. to prosecute persons who dump waste in drains

Edo State Commissioner for Environment and Public Utilities, Prince Clem Agba has ordered the immediate arrest and prosecution of any person caught d...

Nigerian child bride forced to marry 35-year-old m

Nigerian child bride forced to marry 35-year-old man facing murder charges

A Nigerian court has postponed the murder trial of a 14-year-old girl accused of poisoning the 35-year-old man she was forced to marry, a case that ha...


Patoo Abraham, Nigerian prostitute leads  protest

Patoo Abraham, Nigerian prostitute leads protest for sex workers' rights in Lagos

Patoo Abraham has become famous for fighting for the rights of prostitutes, but what she and her group are trying to indulge; to make a living is ille...

Reptiles invade wards, offices at Central Hospital

Reptiles invade wards, offices at Central Hospital

Premises of the Central Hospital Benin, Edo State capital has been over taken by wild grasses and other dangerous weeds as reports indicate that dange...

Nigeria can't survive another four years under PDP

Nigeria can't survive another four years under PDP -Oyegun

THE National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, yesterday, said it would be difficult for Niger THE National Chairm...


Chibok burns again; as gunmen kill 51, burn Church

Chibok burns again; as gunmen kill 51, burn Churches, houses

Chibok burns again; as gunmen kill 51, burn Churches, houses Chibok burns again; as gunmen kill 51, burn Churches, houses Chibok burns again; as gunme...

2015: Nigerians must defend, protect democracy -Pr

2015: Nigerians must defend, protect democracy -Prof Alkali

2015: Nigerians must defend, protect democracy -Prof Alkali 2015: Nigerians must defend, protect democracy -Prof Alkali 2015: Nigerians must defend, p...

Boko Haram in Abuja to intimidate us - Presidency

Boko Haram in Abuja to intimidate us - Presidency

Boko Haram in Abuja to intimidate us - PresidencyBoko Haram in Abuja to intimidate us - PresidencyBoko Haram in Abuja to intimidate us - PresidencyBok...


Algeria can settle Spain 1982 score with Germany

Algeria can settle Spain 1982 score with Germany

Algeria can settle Spain 1982 score with Germany Algeria can settle Spain 1982 score with Germany Algeria can settle Spain 1982 score with Germany Alg...

Insurgents’ll soon be defeated —Sambo

Insurgents’ll soon be defeated —Sambo

Vice President Namadi Sambo on Thursday described the Abuja blast that claimed 21 lives as a cowardly and unjust Vice President Namadi Sambo on Thursd...

Five feared dead in Lagos explosions

Five feared dead in Lagos explosions

Two explosions occurred in Apapa, Lagos on Wednesday night, with sources claiming that five persons died while many Two explosions occurred in Apapa, ...


 Soldiers’ attack: NSA apologises to Tambuwal

Soldiers’ attack: NSA apologises to Tambuwal

The National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, on Wednesday apologised to the Speaker of the House of The National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, on We...

Boko Haram attacks military post, kills 16 soldier

Boko Haram attacks military post, kills 16 soldiers

Men suspected to be members of the outlawed Boko Haram sect on Tuesday night attacked a military post at Bulabulin Men suspected to be members of the ...