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Mr Jimoh Ijegbai, the Edo Commissioner for Education, said the state had not recruited teachers for its public schools in the last 10 years.
The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, has called for the establishment of a befitting memorial site in honour of Oba Ovonramwen in Calabar City, the Cross River State Capital.
Former Central African Republic (CAR) rebel leader and president Michel Djotodia returned to Bangui on Friday, exactly six years after quitting as head of state, and pledged to support peace in the troubled country.
The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, will pay a historic visit to the Obong of Calabar, Natural Ruler and Treaty King, His Eminence, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, on Saturday, January 11, 2020.
Ahead of the Edo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s delegate congresses scheduled for the month of March, the leadership of the party on Tuesday held a marathon meeting to fine-tune arrangements for a hitch-free outing.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said the state government will be collaborating with PRESCO Plc on the development of high yielding oil palm seeds as part of the Edo State Oil Palm Programme (ESOPP), an initiative by the governor to revive the sector for global competitiveness.
Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.
An aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, Engr. Gideon Ikhine, has said that he would still contest for the party’s ticket even if Senator Odion Ugbesia emerges the party’s state chairman.
A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Benin on Tuesday sentenced a 27-year-old man, Simon Bedangzak, to six years in prison with hard labour for stealing jewellery and clothes.
The Incorporated Trustees of Human Rights Foundation has asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to stop the proposed over 40 per cent increase in electricity tariff.
The Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) is working assiduously to ensure that its players’ qualifier for this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan.
The Benin Traditional Council has warned individuals and group of persons in the state against use of the name of the Benin Monarch, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, without consultation and clearance from the palace.
The Chairman of the Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Anselm Ojezua, has said the inauguration of a 41-man member mobilization committee to swell the membership of the party ahead of the 2020 governorship election in the state, would pull in high-value politicians in an organised, systemic fashion.
The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has linked the seemingly unending political tussle in the state to his administration’s fight against warlords and non-state actors, who hitherto controlled resources to the detriment of Edo people.
The Kaduna State Government said it has set-up a committee to collate data on the Almajiri population in the state.
Premier League referees have been told to start using pitchside monitors for decisions where it is felt they should have the final say.
The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, on Friday, reaffirmed its earlier order sacking Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young People’s Party (YPP) as the senator representing Anambra South.
The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the total public debt as at September 2019 stood at N26.215 trillion.
Lille forward Victor Osimhen has said that he is happy at the club, despite interest from Premier League giants Liverpool.
Ogun State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun will on Tuesday receive leading politicians from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Action Democratic Congress (ADC) into the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Dr Abia Nzelu, the Executive Secretary, Mass Medical Mission (MMM), a non-profit organisation, identified late presentation and the lack of medical facilities as major challenges facing the management of cervical and ovarian cancer in the country.
The 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday urged aggrieved members of the party in Imo State not to despair over the nullification of the electoral victory of the PDP 2019 governorship candidate in Imo, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, by the Supreme Court.
A 37-year old house owner, Lawal Wasiu on Friday appeared in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court for allegedly locking the gate against his tenant and denying him access to his apartment.
Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has eulogised the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), for his efforts to alleviate poverty and empower the youth across the nation especially in the area of sports.