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Edo Assembly approves loan to purchase 75 buses

The Edo House of Assembly on Monday approved a request by the executive to obtain a loan to purchase 75 buses for the state owned transport service.

Edo pensioners accuse Governor Obaseki of plans to divert Paris Club refund money

Scores of unpaid pensioners in Edo State Monday resumed their protest to call the attention of the state government to the non payment of their pension arrears and gratuity.

Nigeria’ll fare better if restructured into regions – Emeka Anyaoku

Former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, says Nigeria will fare better if the ongoing call for restructuring of the country into regions is heeded.

Oba of Benin inaugurates alternative dispute resolution committee

The Benin Monarch, Oba Ewuare II, on Thursday inaugurated the Benin Customary Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (BCADRC), to arbitrate in disputes between individuals and communities in the Kingdom.

Catholic Bishops call for unity in Nigeria

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has called for the rededication of the country to God to allow for a nation where everyone will live as united people.

Governor Godwin Obaseki to meet NSA over violent crimes in Edo

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, is to meet and discuss with the National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Mongonu, on ways of tackling the upsurge in criminal activities in parts of the state.

Governor Godwin Obaseki receives report on Gelegele Seaport

The Technical Committee on the Actualisation of the Gelegele Seaport on Wednesday submitted its report to Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo.

Nigeria is investors’ delight – Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday declared that Nigeria was an investors’ delight as the Buhari Presidency was making specific efforts to enable the private sector to thrive.

2019: Yemi Osinbajo rules self out of presidential contest

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has ruled himself out of the presidential race in the forthcoming coming election in 2019.

Governor Obaseki urges Super Eagles to surpass their past World Cup records in Russia

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday urged the Super Eagles to surpass their past World Cup records in Russia next year.

Edo Assembly directs official to present contract documents on Benin-Auchi road

Edo House of Assembly has directed the Federal Controller of Works in Edo, Mr Oke Owie, to present to it on Oct. 16 copies of contract details on the Benin-Auchi road.

‎Why Nigeria’s economy is ‘working’ under President Buhari – VP Yemi Osinbajo

The Muhammadu Buhari's Presidency is making specific efforts to enable the private sector thrive, specifically by undertaking extensive ‘ease of doing business’ reforms, in addition to on-going investment in infrastructure, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Governor Okorocha harps on Nigeria’s unity as South-east, South-south govs meet in Owerri

Governors from the South-east and South-south geopolitical zones have converged on Owerri, the Imo State capital, in continuation of their inter-regional integration initiatives.

Governor Obaseki congratulates Super Eagles, urges victory in Russia

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated the Super Eagles on their 1-0 victory over Zambia on Saturday evening.


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We’re not administering vaccines in Ondo – Nigerian Army

The 32 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army, Akure, has debunked rumours of harmful vaccination being conducted by some people believed to be soldiers in Ondo State.

Pan-African Parliament in crisis as it lacks legislative powers

The Pan-African Parliament (PAP), which is based in South Africa and whose motto is “One Africa, One Voice” faces a crisis of lack of legislative power.

LAUTECH lecturers suspend four-month strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Ladoke Akintola University of Technology has suspended its four-months-long strike after a meeting with its members at the university’s main campus in Ogbomoso on Tuesday.

United Labour Congress lauds NNPC’s plan to rehabilitate refineries

The United Labour Congress (ULC) on Tuesday commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on its plan to carry out complete overhaul-Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) of Warri and Kaduna refineries for optimal production.

Four dead in northern Togo after imam’s arrest

Two teenagers were among four people killed in violence in Togo’s second city after an imam close to the main opposition was arrested, the government and a rights group said Tuesday.

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Violation of rights: ECOWAS court grants three Nigerian women N18m compensation

The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice has ordered the Nigerian government to pay N18m as compensation to three women in a case of violation of their rights.

Kaduna Assembly sets deadline for 2018 budget defence

The Kaduna State House of Assembly on Tuesday set Nov. 14 deadline for Ministries, Departments and Agencies to defend their 2018 budget proposals.

Senate moves to criminalise secret recruitment in MDAs

The Senate has condemned illegal recruitments by Federal Government ministries, departments and agencies, warning that it is a threat to Nigeria’s unity. The legislative chamber is now moving to criminalise secret recruitment into government office.

Ex-Arsenal star Paul Merson returns to football at 49

Former Arsenal and England midfielder Paul Merson is making a shock return to football at the age of 49 to play for Welsh minnows Caerau.

Senator Julius Ucha faults crediting 41km Enugu-Ebonyi Road to ex-House of Reps member Peace...

Senator Julius Ucha has faulted the claim that the rehabilitation of the 41km Ozalla-Akpugo-Amagunze-Ihuokpara-Nkomoro Ebonyi federal road was attracted by Princess Peace Nnaji as constituency project when she was in the House of Representatives.