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The Edo State Government has completed plans to construct a bus terminus at 3rd Junction, Murtala Muhammed Way by Sokponba Road, in Benin City, in a renewed drive to ease movement around the city.
Former Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Roland Owie, Tuesday, said those clamouring for the presidency of Nigeria to remain in the north after President Muhammadu Buhari finishes his tenure by 2023 are right if fairness and equity must be sustained on the rotation of the presidency between the north and south.
A Benin based lawyer and Notary Public, Barr. Olayiwola Afolabi, yesterday made a cash donation to the family of late Sergeant Mark Ediale, one of the policemen killed by soldiers in Taraba State while on official assignment.
A 40-year-old man, Oheneme Kingsley, has narrated how he paid the sum of N20, 000 to some Ijaws to cause a jailbreak in a bid to free his brother from the Oko Minimum Security Prison in Benin City.
National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has blamed the Nigerian media for the alleged rift between himself and Gov. Godwin Obaseki, describing his successor as his brother.
The Switzerland Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Georg Steiner, has said that with the business reforms initiated by Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the state is placed at an advantage to attract Switzerland business community in Nigeria.
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the alleged rift between himself and his successor, Governor Godwin Obaseki, is the creation of people with personal interest, describing Obaseki as his brother.
The Edo State Commissioner for Minerals, Oil and Gas, Hon. Joseph Ikpea, has assured of reforms that will reposition the ministry for optimal service delivery, suing for support from ministry officials for a successful tenure as commissioner.
The Federal Government of Nigeria is 100 percent in support of the bid by the country to host the 10th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals in 2020, His Excellency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared in Abuja on Thursday.
The FIFA inspection team, which arrived in Nigeria on Monday on an inspection tour of facilities for the hosting of the 2020 edition of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, has expressed satisfaction at the state of facilities in Benin City, the Edo State Capital.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State yesterday assured FIFA that Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, will provide best venue for the 2020 U-20 women’s World Cup.
The FIFA Inspection Team getting familiarized with the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City as Nigeria contends with others for the hosting right of the FIFA Women U-20 World Cup 2020.
A Consultant Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Oludare Folajimi Adeyemi, has made a major breakthrough in the treatment of the deadly prostrate cancer.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, has concluded arrangements to establish Special Agro-Promising Zones (SAPZs) in all the 36 of the country, Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, reveals.
Manchester United have to hand penalty-taking duty to Marcus Rashford, says Paul Ince, with Paul Pogba’s miss against Wolves having sparked an unnecessary debate around a player who may not even be at the club much longer.
World number ones and defending champions Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka were named as top seeds for the US Open on Wednesday.
Enugu State Police Command says it has re-arrested Gideon Balogun, a prisoner that escaped from the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in Enugu in 2017.
The Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three police in Ibi, Taraba State, has opened an investigation into the video showing arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, indicting soldiers over his escape.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has appealed to Nigerians to refrain from comments and actions that could pit the police against the army.
The arrival of Jordon Ibe marked a considerable milestone in Bournemouth’s transfer activity, as Eddie Howe’s side aimed to establish the club in the top-flight and, in the process, made Ibe their record signing.
The Executive Director, GoGreen Africa Initiative, Mr Adeniyi Bunmi, at the weekend, blamed inconsistent government policies for the nation’s weak economic development.
Kwara boxers have emerged overall winners of the interstate boxing tournament concluded at the Indoor Sports Hall on Saturday after winning six of the 10 bouts in the final of the three-day tournament.
Arsenal are a “tremendously exciting” prospect for 2019-20, says Charlie Nicholas, with Unai Emery now taking on a challenge that he can control after struggling with “explosive stars” at Paris Saint-Germain.