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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC quizzes seven Edo council officials over alleged corruption

Seven officials of Esan North East local government area of Edo state have been quizzed been by the Benin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegation of corrupt practices as they were alleged to have connived with the council chairman, Augustine Okoibhole to defraud the council.

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.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday enrolled one of his sons, Abubakar Al-Siddique, in a public school in the State. 8

Public schools: BYO commends Governor El-Rufai, Reps member

The Lagos State Chapter of the Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), on Tuesday, described Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Mr Sergius Oseasochie, a federal lawmaker from Edo, as patriots.
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 commiserates with Percy Okojie over father’s demise

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart, Percy Okojie Esq., over the passing of his father, High Chief Paul Okojie, an accomplished sports tactician and public administrator.
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.
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Ex-SCJ: How ‘pidgin’ became admissible in court

Former Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad, has narrated how his action and that of his colleagues, years ago, led to the acceptance of “pidgin English” as part of communication language in court.

Work resumes at Edo specialist hospital as kidnapped CMD is released

Work has resumed at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital in Esan Central local government following release of the Chief Medical Director, Prof. Sylvanus Okogbenin.

Taraba police killing: Lawyer makes cash donation to slain sergeant’s family

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.

Edo SUBEB mourns death of 13-year-old pupil

The Edo State Universal Basic Education Board has announced the death of 13-year-old Egbadon Overcome, a primary 3 pupil of Id. Uangue Primary School in Uromi, Esan North East Local Government Areas of 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 much-anticipated inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly has allegedly been performed, behind closed doors.

Edo Assembly inaugurated behind closed doors

The much-anticipated inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly has allegedly been performed, behind closed doors.

Frank Okiye: Why we lost to PDP in Edo Central

A former Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon Frank Okiye, has said that the All Progressives Congress lost the Presidential and National Assembly election in Edo Central Senatorial district because of the campaign of calumny against President Muhammadu Buhari by some religious groups.
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Anselm Ojezua: APC candidates in Edo will drive development when elected

The Chairman of Edo State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Barr. Anselm Ojezua, has urged residents of the state to vote for the party’s candidates in the forthcoming general elections.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki mobilises voters for APC with projects

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, in a bid to extend development to more rural communities across the state, has mobilised contractors to commence reconstruction work on Ewu-Agbede and other roads in the area.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Elections: APC will emerge victorious in Edo Central – Governor Obaseki

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has expressed confidence that Candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Edo Central Senatorial District would emerge victorious in the forthcoming elections.
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Jennifer Atiku: PDP government will ensure uninterrupted education calendar

Mrs Jennifer Atiku, wife of the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, gave the assurance in her remarks at the flag-off of the Edo Central Senatorial campaigns by the party on Sunday in Uromi, Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State.

Edo NMA confirms yellow fever in three local councils

The Edo State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has confirmed the spread of Yellow fever in Uhunmwode, Esan West and Esan Central local government areas.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki: Edo Central must be liberated from PDP dominance

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has charged Leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Edo Central senatorial district to ensure that the zone is liberated from the dominance of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the 2019 election draws nearer.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: Electoral officer dies in boat mishap

The Kogi State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. James Apam, has confirmed the death of an ad-hoc Electoral Officer (EO), in a boat mishap in Ibaji LGA of state, while on election duty on Saturday.
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Baby Face, Bobby Girl shine at first GOtv Boxing Night Mini

West African Boxing Union welterweight champion, Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde, and rising female super featherweight boxer, Cynthia “Bobby Girl” were the standout performers at the maiden edition of GOtv Boxing Night Mini, which held on Saturday at the Rowe Park Sports Complex in Lagos.

15 perish as petrol taker explode, razing Osun community

An early-morning inferno occasioned by petrol tanker explosion on Sunday razed Ajebamidele community along Ondo road in Ife South Local Government Area of Osun State, leading to the death of no fewer than 15 people.
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Bolvia coup: Why did Vladimir Putin betray Evo Morales?

Agnes immediately recognized the government of impostor Juan Guaido in Venezuela, which Moscow does not recognize. Why would the Kremlin increase pressure on Nicolas Maduro and recognize Jeanine Agnes, a pro-American protege? She did not have the right to declare herself president – the parliament should have done that instead, and Evo Morales’s party holds the majority in the parliament.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: APC leads as INEC begins announcement of results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship and the results of the rerun election into the Kogi West Senatorial District election held on Saturday.