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Ambrose Alli University set to honour its prominent graduates, others

The management of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo says it will need about N500 million to construct a befitting mini stadium in the school environment in honour of the country’s sportsmen and women who graduated from the institution.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has met with aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants who participated in the party’s 2019 primary election.

Edo to improve children’s life using science, technology – governor

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has said he will collaborate with professionals, NGOs, research institutions, inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs to improve the life chances of children of the State, through the application of...
Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.

Aliko Dangote empowers 358,490 women in Sokoto, Kano

Chairman of Aliko Dangote Foundation and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, yesterday, flagged off a micro-grant scheme to empower and lift 23,990 poor and vulnerable women out of poverty across the 23 Local Government Areas in Sokoto state.

Seven die in Edo accident, governor’s aides involved

Seven persons were on Saturday confirmed dead after they were involved in an accident near Ehor village along the Benin-Ekpoma highway.
Mr Danielson Akpan, NANS’ National President, made the disclosure in Abuja on Friday.

NANS threatens Governor Fayemi over Oye Ekiti fracas

The National Association of Nigerian Students has threatened the Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, to stay away from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, where he is billed to address a convocation lecture on Thursday.

Ambrose Alli university to honor Gambia president, others at 22nd convocation

Edo State-owned University, the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, has said it would honour the President of the Republic of Gambia, His Excellency, Adama Barrow, with an honorary degree at its 22nd Convocation Ceremony scheduled to hold from October 11 to Saturday October 19, 2019.

Crack in ASUU as lecturers form new union

Lecturers from five universities have broken away from the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to form a new union.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor reassures on kidnapping, other crimes

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has reiterated the commitment of the State Government towards ending kidnapping and other crimes in the state.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor reassures on kidnapping, other crimes

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has reiterated the commitment of the State Government towards ending kidnapping and other crimes in the state.
Godwin Obaseki

2, 000 farmers benefit from over 10,600 hectares agric project in Edo

Edo State Government says no fewer than 2, 000 farmers are benefiting from over 10,600 hectares agricultural project in different parts of 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.

Ambrose Alli university to get massive investment – Edo governor

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration will make massive investment in Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma to make the Ivory Tower one of the best in the country.

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.

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The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Federal government suspends eight officials over electrocution at Ikoyi Custodial Centre

The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, CDCFIB, has approved the suspension of seven senior officers and one junior personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service over the unfortunate electrocution of 5 inmates of the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Lagos in order to facilitate unfettered investigation into the said incident.

Amosun, 3,000 others defect to PDP in Ogun

A candidate of the House of Representatives election in Ogun state, Akeem Amosun, has defected to the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), ahead of the Local Government elections expected to be conducted in the state next year and general elections in 2023.
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Centre honours 69 students after mathematical sciences Olympiad competition

The National Mathematical Centre (NMC) on Thursday honoured 69 students of both junior and senior secondary schools with various awards for their outstanding performances in the 2018/2019 Nigeria National Olympiad competition.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it is providing one billion dollars grant to African countries to support the implementation of the Agreement for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

AfCFTA: Nigeria harps on fairness

For the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement to achieve its goals and boost intra-African trade, deliberate efforts ensuring fair trade must endure, says Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Niyi Adebayo.
Brendan Rodgers has signed a contract extension with Leicester City that sees him tied to the club until 2025.

Brendan Rodgers signs Leicester extension until 2025

Brendan Rodgers has signed a contract extension with Leicester City that sees him tied to the club until 2025.