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Edo guber: We will not abandon Governor Obaseki – APC youths

Youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State have vowed not to abandon Governor Godwin Obaseki in his quest to get the party’s ticket for a second term in office.

Court fixes hearing for December 13 over N1.5 billion SUBEB fraud

An Edo State Criminal Court Division sitting in Benin City has fixed December 13 for hearing in a N1.5bn fraud case instituted against some former officials of the Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
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.

Edo governor swears-in new health commissioner

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has sworn in Dr. Patrick Okundia as the new Commissioner for Health, tasking him to drive the full implementation of the Edo State Healthcare Improvement Programme (Edo-HIP).

NBA decries non-release of appeal court judge from captivity

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) yesterday decried the non-release of the kidnapped Justice of the Court of Appeal, Justice Chioma Iheme-Nwosu from captivity, saying it was disheartening and distressing.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has met with aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants who participated in the party’s 2019 primary election.

My people-oriented policies will earn me second term – Edo governor

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that the reforms and people-oriented policies he has implemented in the state that have allegedly changed the fortunes of the people will earn him a second term in office.
An inmate of Oko Medium Correctional Center, in Benin, Edo State, Victor Ogunsuyi, who had spent more than 13 years awaiting trial, was on Wednesday set free by the State Chief Judge, Justice Esohe Ikpomwen.

Edo chief judge frees four inmates from Oko custodial centre

Justice (Mrs) Esohe Ikpomwen, Edo Chief Judge, has set free four inmates from Medium Security Custodial Centre, Oko, Benin City, 16 days to her retirement from service.
ASABA – The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Christopher Ochor Ochor, has described appeal court judgment in Benin City yesterday, as victory for people of Ukwuani and democracy.

Delta deputy speaker wins at appeal court

The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Christopher Ochor Ochor, has described appeal court judgment in Benin City yesterday, as victory for people of Ukwuani and democracy.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

APC lauds Senator Omo-Agege, Bernard Okumagba, others over ‘restoration of Urhobo greatness’

The Forum of Wards Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State has lauded the affirmation of the victory of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, at the Court of Appeal, Benin City, describing the development as a positive one geared towards the restoration of Urhobo greatness.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa airport: Adams Oshiomhole lied – Governor Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has lampooned the national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole over claims that the Bayelsa International Airport’s was a waste.

FIFA U-17: Why we succeeded in 1993 – Wilson Oruma

Captain of Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to the 1993 Under-17 FIFA World Cup in Japan, Wilson Oruma, has said the team succeeded in winning the tournament because other countries underrated Nigeria.

Cult war claims eight in Edo

Renewed cult war among three rival cult groups; maphites, black axe (aka aye) and eiye confraternities, has allegedly led to the killing of eight persons in different parts of Benin City, but Police authority confirm only two persons were killed.

Yuletide: We will arrest masquerades causing accidents, congestion – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Commission has said that it would arrest masquerades causing traffic congestion or accidents during the Christmas and New Year festivities.
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France docks Nigerian pastor, 23 others for prostitution network

A Nigerian pastor Stanley Omoregie and 23 other suspected members of a sex trafficking ring accused of forcing Nigerian women into prostitution will go on trial today in Lyon, France the latest case to highlight the growing use of Nigerian migrants as sex slaves in Europe.

Former Governor Uduaghan speaks on Court of Appeal loss

Emmanuel Uduaghan, the former governor of Delta State, said he has accepted the judgment of the Court of Appeal which declared James Manager the winner of the Delta South Senatorial District election.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Appeal Court upholds Senator Omo-Agege’s election

The appeal court sitting in Benin City, on Monday upheld the victory of the Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege against the petition filed by Evelyn Oboro of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for lack of merit.
The Federal Government has commenced Environmental Impact Assessment for the proposed Edo oil palm estate development at Ovia North-East Local Government Area.

Federal government begins environmental, social impact assessment of Edo oil palm estate

The Federal Government has commenced Environmental Impact Assessment for the proposed Edo oil palm estate development at Ovia North-East Local Government Area. The project is part of ongoing reforms by the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki to attract investments into the state.
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Benin Enterprise Park: Governor Obaseki seals $200 million investment for textile industry

In furtherance to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) concerted efforts to revive Nigeria’s ailing Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG) sub-sector, Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has secured a $200m investment for a cotton-weaving and spinning industry at the Benin Enterprise and Industrial Park, in Sapele road axis of Benin City.

Kidnapped judge: Nigeria turned into a theatre of blood – Mike Ozekhome

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ozekhome, has pleaded with the kidnappers of Justice Chioma Iheme-Nwosu to release her unhurt.

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DSS: Only Omoyele Sowore’s sureties can effect his release

The Department of State Services has defended the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow protests.

Brexit: Boris Johnson will probably win this election – Nigel Farage

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will probably win the Dec. 12 election with a small majority but the campaign has so far been uninspiring with a host of unrealistic promises on both sides, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday.
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Pastor Adeboye donates dialysis machine to UCH Ibadan

As the University College Hospital, Ibadan marked its 62nd founder’s day yesterday, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye donated a dialysis machine worth N10m to help patients with kidney problems across the country.

Court adjourns Senator Suswam’s fraud trial till November 26

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the fraud trial of former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, till November 25 and 26.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson tenders ‘video evidence’ of electoral fraud, violence in Nembe, Ogbia,...

Governor Seriake Dickson has tendered a video evidence in support of the killings and election violence that characterised the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election in Nembe local government area and some other parts of the state.