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Godwin Obaseki

Edo government plans foreign exchange programme for technical science teachers

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is in talks with foreign governments to organise exchange programmes for experts to train teachers on technical subjects.
Kayode Fayemi

We’ll stand firmly with families of slain FUOYE students – Ekiti governor

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state has called on the state police Commissioner, Mr Amba Asuquo, to expose those behind the killing of two students of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) during a protest.

Aero Contractors resume Benin-Lagos operations

Riding on the back of growing passenger movement from the Benin Airport, Aero Contractors has concluded plans to commence operations on the Benin-Lagos route, with the first flight scheduled for September 16.

Catholic bishops want federal government to strengthen security

Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has urged the Federal Government to further strengthen the peace and security of the nation.
It was end of the road for 11 suspected internet fraudsters as they were arrested at their hideout in an early morning raid in Sapele, Delta State on Saturday by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office.

EFCC releases list of ‘internet fraudsters’ arrested in Delta

It was end of the road for 11 suspected internet fraudsters as they were arrested at their hideout in an early morning raid in Sapele, Delta State on Saturday by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office.

Police spend N500 million for officers on NHIS

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) said it has spent over N500m to pay medical bills of its personnel through the Health Management Organisation (HMO) under the National Health Insurance Scheme,

South Africa, Uganda, others to participate at AKWAABA 2019 in Lagos

Mr Ikechi Uko, Organiser of AKWAABA African Travel and Tourism Market, on Saturday said no fewer than 25 countries would grace the 2019 edition of the event slated to hold in Lagos from Sept. 22 to Sept.24
The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has denied People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s request for more time to conclude their case.

How President Buhari floored Atiku Abubakar at tribunal

After six months of legal battle, the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal finally delivered its judgement on the outcome of the February 23 presidential election. The judgement was in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
For centuries, Moringa oleifera leaf has been used in traditional medicine for common ailments in many countries of the world. Traditionally, it is used in the treatment of hypertension.

Scientists: Moringa oleifera extract may protect against glaucoma

For centuries, Moringa oleifera leaf has been used in traditional medicine for common ailments in many countries of the world. Traditionally, it is used in the treatment of hypertension.

NDLEA discovers, destroys two hectares of cannabis’ farms in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command says it discovered and destroyed two hectares of cannabis farms in the State.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has suggested the team’s loss to Madagascar could be a blessing in disguise and the major reason they are still in the race for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title.

Super Eagles coach reacts to a 2-2 draw against Ukraine

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr reacted to the 2-2 scored draw against Ukraine in an international friendly in Dnipro on Tuesday night.

Border restriction: We have lost over N10 million – trader

Ajara New Market in Badagry has lost over N10 million due to restriction on movements and goods at the Owode and Seme border posts since the exercise commenced last month.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari felicitates with Gabriel Igbinedion at 85

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Esama of Benin Kingdom, Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, on his 85th birthday slated for Wednesday.

Keystone Bank partners Google, Facebook on digital marketing for MSMEs

In demonstration of its commitment to consistently promote and support the growth and development of the real sector, Keystone Bank Limited has embarked on a series of capacity building training in digital marketing and bookkeeping for its micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) customers across the country.

New NDDC appointees urged to shun corruption, probe past contracts

A Human Rights activist, Mr Patrick Eholor, has advised the incoming board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), to probe the past projects that were poorly or not executed by contractors.

49-year-old man rapes lover’s daughter in Edo

Police Command in Edo has arrested a 49-year-old man simply identified as Mr Raphael, for repeatedly raping his 15-year-old teenager with the approval of the victim’s mother who is his lover.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Council of physically challenged applauds Edo governor, recruitment of members into civil service

The Edo State Chapter of the National Council for Physically Challenged has applauded the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led government for his affection for persons living with disabilities in the state.
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has revealed the club's aims for the 2019-20 season.

Nicolas Pepe withdraws from Ivory Coast squad to work on fitness with Arsenal

Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has withdrawn from the Ivory Coast squad to work on his fitness in London.

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Ousted emir emerges Zamfara PDP deputy chairman

Former Emir of Bakura in Zamfara, Alhaji Hassan Marafa has emerged as the Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Seyi Makinde

Tribunal verdict triumph of truth over falsehood – Oyo governor

Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood.
Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

Google to unveils new Pixel phone October 15

Google on Monday sent out invitations to an October 15 event starring “things Made by Google,” with a new Pixel smartphone expected in the line-up.

Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.

Gary Neville brands Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a ‘disgrace’

Gary Neville has branded Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a disgrace and urged his former club to no longer negotiate with the Italian.