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DSS parades two for impersonating VP Osinbajo, Aisha Buhari

The Department of State Service (DSS), Edo State Command, yesterday paraded two suspected internet fraudsters, who allegedly used the names of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, to defraud unsuspecting members of the public of their money.

EdoJobs, ITF to commence free training on welding, furniture making, others

The Edo State Skills Development Agency (EdoJobs) in partnership with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has concluded plans to commence free capacity building programmes in welding and fabrication, furniture-making, auto-gele and beauty care, interlocking blocks production, among others across various locations in Edo State.

Vigilance group rescues five kidnap victims in Edo

A local vigilance group in Egoro Na Oka Community, in Esan West local government area of Edo State on Saturday rescued five victims kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu orders redeployment of new police commissioner to Kano

The Inspector General of Police ( I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate posting of Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmed Iliyasu, to Kano State Command.
Archbishop Alfred Adewale Martins has approved the appointment of Rev. Fr. Anthony Godonu as the acting Director of Social Communications for the Catholic Archdiocese.

Lagos Catholic Archdiocese gets new Director of Social Communications

Archbishop Alfred Adewale Martins has approved the appointment of Rev. Fr. Anthony Godonu as the acting Director of Social Communications for the Catholic Archdiocese.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo farmers get N5 billion investment

The Edo State Government has said it is investing N5 billion drawn from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Anchor Borrowers programme on development of over 10,600 hectares of land, which will guarantee farmers in the state access to funding to boost productivity.
Godwin Obaseki

Fresh 75 beneficiaries begin graduate internship Scheme in Edo

Not less than 75 beneficiaries have commenced six months internship under the EdoJobs Graduate Internship and Apprenticeship scheme, an initiative of Governor Godwin Obaseki to provide graduates with relevant practical skills and industry-based experience.

Police arrest soldier for cultism in Edo

The Nigerian army says it would investigate reports that one of its officers was arrested recently in Edo State for alleged involvement in cultism.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Benin DisCo begins enumeration of customers

The Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) said on Wednesday that it had begun enumeration of its customers in its franchise areas of Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo.

Nigerian Army rescues 14 children from traffickers

Their traffickers, including two females, Evelyn Jerry, 27 and Stephen Rebecca 30 as well as Mr. Richard Patrick, 38, were arrested and handed to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).

AAU ASUU reiterates commitment to ongoing strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) chapter, Ekpoma, on Monday reiterated that the branch’s participation in the ongoing nationwide strike called by the National Executive Council (NEC) of the union was unshakeable despite the overt pressure the university administration to break the ranks of its members.

Motorists commend federal government for reconstructing Benin-Okene road

Some motorists in Edo on Tuesday commended the Federal government for the reconstruction of the Benin-Okene road.

AAU ASUU reiterates commitment to ongoing strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose All University (AAU), Ekpoma chapter, has warned students of the institution to stay away from the school as it is not in a hurry to call of the nationwide strike.
nsima ekere

Nsima Ekere: Infrastructure, law and order key to Niger Delta development

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says infrastructure, law and order are vital in achieving lasting development in the region

Yuletide: Babatunde Fashola orders rehabilitation of Edo roads

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has approved the rehabilitation of failed portions of federal roads in Edo State ahead of the festive season.

Police in Delta confirm abduction of Catholic priest, 1 suspect arrested

The Delta Commissioner of Police (CP), Muhammad Mustafa, has confirmed the alledged abduction of a Catholic Priest, Very Rev. Father Emmanuel Obadjere, alongside three others in Delta.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki inaugurates AAU governing council

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated an eight-man Governing Council for the state-owned university, Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, urging members of the council to work towards repositioning the university into a world-class institution.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki: No subsidy for university education in Edo

Obaseki who stated this while inaugurating the Governing Council of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, said his administration would assist students to the extent it could.

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The Lagos State House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed 35 out of the 38 nominees of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for appointment as Commissioners and Special Advisers in the state.

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Senate to partner NCC on copyright matters

The Chairman, Senate committee on Judiciary, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, on Monday said the Senate will partner with the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) to ensure that owners of copyright get adequate reward for their labour.
W. Stuart Symington, United States Ambassador to Nigeria

US partners Akwa Ibom government to fight HIV/AIDs, other diseases

The United States of America has sought the support of the Akwa Ibom State Government to fight HIV/AIDs and other diseases in the next one year.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Serie A champions have confirmed, and his status for the club's league opener is unknown.

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri diagnosed with pneumonia

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Serie A champions have confirmed, and his status for the club's league opener is unknown.