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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests four health officials for alleged e-yellow card racketeering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested four officials of Port Health Service of the Federal Ministry of Health, Benin City, the Edo State capital over e-yellow fever travel card racketeering.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Appeal Court strikes out ruling sacking Delta APC exco

The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin City has struck out a judgement of the Asaba High court, which, in March, sacked the All Progressives Congress (APC) exco in the state.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: Our goal is to serve Edo people, not to amass wealth

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said members of his cabinet are not in public office to amass wealth or gain fame but to serve Edo people and deliver dividends of democracy.
Gbenga Ogunbote

Gbenga Ogunbote: Bendel Insurance’s tie is very important

Rangers International FC of Enugu technical adviser Gbenga Ogunbote has tagged his side’s matchday 20 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash against Bendel Insurance as a decider for Flying Antelopes’ Super-Six play-off qualification.
Godwin Obaseki

Airtel hails Governor Obaseki on economic development, infrastructure

Leading telecommunication service provider in Nigeria, Airtel Networks Limited, has praised Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, for the state’s knowledge-driven reforms and prioritisation of innovative technologies in engendering sustainable development in the state.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki appoints 14 permanent secretaries

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has approved the appointment of 14 permanent secretaries into the state public service to strengthen the state’s ongoing reforms and deepen sustainable development.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.
Abdullahi Biffo – Katsina United coach

Abdullahi Biffo: Katsina United have players who can do the damage

Katsina United coach Abdullahi Biffo has said that he is on a twin mission in Benin City as his team go up against Bendel Insurance in one of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 19 fixtures taking place on Sunday.
Enoch Adeboye

Pastor Adeboye: Prophet who predicted my death no longer alive

Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, has recalled how a pastor who belonged to the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria predicted his death many years ago shortly after the demise of Archbishop Benson Idahosa of the Church of God Mission, Benin City.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki promises to pay more than N30, 000 minimum wage if…

Governor Godwin Obaseki has said that his administration would pay above the new minimum wage of N30, 000 mínimum wage if the workers increased their productivity and Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).
Philip Shaibu

Philip Shaibu: Edo government ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Edo State Acting Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, has assured of the state government’s commitment to pay the N30,000 minimum wage recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, as part of deliberate effort to improve the welfare of civil servants in the state.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC, NPDC to unveil LPG facilities in Edo to boost consumption

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its Exploration and Production subsidiary, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC), Thursday in Abuja, disclosed that they are set to unveil the largest LPG and Propane Storage and Dispensing facility in Oredo, Benin City, Edo State.

Augustine Okosun dreams D’Tigers call-up for 2019 FIBA World Cup

Nigeria’s Augustine Okosun has set his sights on the D’Tigers final roster for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government assures miners of safety

The Edo State Government has concluded plans to develop a database for licensed miners operating in the state, as part of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s arrangement to guarantee adequate security and a conducive environment for miners to operate freely.

Former Benin NBA chairman escapes from kidnappers with injuries

The former Benin branch chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Razaq Isenalumhe, Tuesday night escaped from suspected kidnappers and sustained injuries.

EFCC, ICPC to go after NDDC’s defaulting contractors

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC‎) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offenses Commission (ICPC), are soon to go after Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) contractors who received mobilizations for projects but abandoned them.

Community leader arraigned for allegedly raping 12-year-old girl

A man, Goddey Jatto, has been arraigned before a magistrate in Benin City, Edo State, for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl.

Teenage kidnapper exposes gang members, operation

A 19 year-old kidnap suspect, Ismail Wakili, arrested by the police for kidnapping one Prince Omoghae Igbegbon, along Akunnu Akoko/Auga Akoko axis of Ondo State has said that it was his first time getting involved in kidnapping.

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