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Bahraini wins 2019 Okpekpe 10km road race

In what points to a departure from East African domination of the annual Okpekpe 10km Road Race in Benin City, this year’s edition saw a Bahraini, Fikadu Dawit, winning the male category with a time of 29.03 minutes.
Philip Shaibu

Edo government commends journalists for backing campaign against human trafficking, illegal migration

Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu, gave the commendation during a courtesy visit by members of Edo State Chapter of the National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), to the Government House, in Benin City.
Philip Shaibu

Edo deputy governor plans low-key 49th birthday

Philip Shaibu, the Edo State deputy governor, will be 49 years on Saturday, December 1, 2018, and he is planning a low-key celebration to mark it.
Philip Shaibu

Nigerian banks urged to address SMEs challenges

Edo State Deputy Governor, Honourable Philip Shuaibu, has called for systematic overhaul of the banking sector in Nigeria that will redirect their focus on the development of small businesses (SMEs) in the country, inline with present economic realities.
Philip Shaibu

Edo deputy governor alleges diversion of funds meant for Niger Delta development

Edo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Philip Shaibu, yesterday, said the diversion of funds meant for development in the Niger Delta region was responsible for the under-development of parts of the region.
Philip Shaibu

Philip Shaibu: Defecting APC members digging own graves

Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has warned that the All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the National Assembly who defected from the party would regret their decisions, saying most of them would not be re-elected in 2019.

Bauchi South bye-election: Lawal Gumau emerges APC candidate

Lawal Yahaya Gumau, the member representing Toro federal constituency in the House of Representatives, has emerged the All Progressives Congress (APC) flagbearer for ‎the August 11, 2018, Bauchi South Senatorial district bye-election.

Edo government revokes N863 million market contract

The Edo State Government has revoked the N863.7 million Edaiken Modern Market awarded to Prane Business Integrated Ltd. in October 2014 under the Public Private Partnership (PPP).

Edo government gives communities disputing boundaries one month ultimatum

Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, has given communities in four local governments across the state a one-month ultimatum to amicably resolve all disputes.

INEC: We’re ready to conduct free, fair election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday, said it was committed to conducting a free, credible and all-inclusive election come 2019 General Election.

PDP Reps members celebrate colleague’s defection to APC

There was drama on the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday when the Peoples Democratic Party members celebrated the defection of one of their colleagues to the All Progressives Congress.

Obaseki hosts Falconets, Tanzanites after U-20 World Cup match

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Saturday, hosted the victorious Falconets and their Tanzanian counterparts to an elaborate Dinner at the Government House in Benin City, to foster strong brotherly relationship between Edo people and their guests from Tanzania.

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Labourer jailed 28 months for indecently touching woman

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Semi Ajayi set to dump Rotherham United for West Brom

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Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.

Jonathan Akpoborie: Gernot Rohr lacks talent to coach Nigeria

Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.