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Official: 100 Edo secondary school students trafficked to Libya in four months

No fewer than 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in the last four months.

Ex-Governor Oshiomhole admonishes new APC leaders against extortion of aspirants

Former Governor of Edo and leader of the APC caucus in the state, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has advised the newly elected state executives of the party to abstain from extortion.

Governor Obaseki commends Edo APC for ‘inclusive’ Congress

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has commended state chapter of the All Progressives Congress for adopting a consensus arrangement in its congress held on Saturday.

Edo government trains 1,500 teachers on ICT

The Edo State Government has trained no fewer than 1,500 teachers in the public primary schools in the state on Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-based teaching.

World Bank: We’re committed to sensible projects

The World Bank has reiterated its commitment to development projects aimed at creating meaningful impact in developing countries.

Governor Obaseki hails sacrifices of nurses, to address under-staffing, training

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed nurses across the world for the extra care and long hours they invest in taking care of patients and saving lives.

PIB: Governor Obaseki proposes livelihood sustainability programme for oil communities

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has decried the poor state of affairs in oil producing communities and has proposed a Livelihood Sustainability Programme to address the developmental gaps in the communities.

Governor Bagudu commends Nigerians for commitment to agriculture

The Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Atiku Bagudu, yesterday, commended the renewed passion and commitment of Nigerians towards agriculture across various value chains.

Governor Okorocha: APC now playing PDP politics

Imo State governor and chairman of the All Progressives Congress Governor’s Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has said his party has derailed and now practises “Peoples Democratic Party kind of politics.”

Governor Obaseki: Why deposed Uromi monarch was reinstated

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, Thursday offered explanations why the Ojuromi of Uromi, Anselm Aidonojie II, was reinstated after he was deposed by the administration of former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Embrace federal government’s ‘change begins with me’ initiative – Governor Obaseki tells corps members

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Wednesday, admonished corps members posted to serve in the state to embrace the Federal Government’s programme tagged ‘Change begins with me’ in order to restore the nation’s dignity , pride and values.

Governor Obaseki: No more government jobs to absorb thousands of graduates

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the absence of a robust, well-modeled, well-organised, adequately monitored and quality technical and vocational education and training with appropriate national and international certifications is responsible for the massive movement of young people abroad in search of greener pastures.

PDP petition police over assault on Senator Urhoghide

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faithful across Edo South Senatorial district, on Monday, protested the assault on Senator Matthew Urhoghide at the Benin Airport by suspected All Progressives Congress (APC) thugs.

John Oyegun shun APC ward congress as party leaders hail exercise in Edo

Leaders and members of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the 18 local government areas and three senatorial districts in Edo State yesterday elected new ward executives to pilot the affairs of the party at the 192 wards in the state.

Irish envoy: Why I am traveling across Nigeria

The Irish Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Sean Hoy, has said he is traveling across Nigeria to learn more about the people and the problems of human trafficking.

May Day: Labour has failed Nigerians – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has said that labour has failed Nigerians by refusing to act in the face of unbridled killings of defenceless Nigerians across the country.

Sex-for-mark scandal: Governor Obaseki salutes Monica Osagie’s courage

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has saluted Miss Monica Osagie, for her courage in the ongoing investigation of the alleged sexual harassment by one Professor Richard Akindele, in a sex-for-marks scandal.

Workers’ Day: Governor Obaseki lauds Edo workers, promises better days ahead

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has applauded workers in the state for their contributions in the drive for socio-economic development, noting that reforms being implemented across various sectors in the state will guarantee better days ahead for the state’s civil service.

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Police on Monday said 13 people died after consuming toxic alcohol in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state.

Ekiti guber: APC denies allegations of plot to rig poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has denied allegations made by Governor Ayo Fayose that it has colluded with the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Professor Kayode Soremekun, to recruit students of the university to act as presiding officers to rig the July 14 governorship election.

Nigerian Stock Exchange lifts suspension on Ikeja Hotels

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has lifted an 18-month suspension placed on trading in the shares of Ikeja Hotels Plc.

Killings: Archbishop Martins leads Lagos Catholics on peaceful march May 22

Archbishop Adewale Martins will on Tuesday, May 22, lead Catholic faithful in the Lagos Metropolitan See on a peaceful march to protest persecution of the church and other killings in Nigeria by suspected Fulani herders and the Boko Haram terrorists.

Minister: Why Enugu-Onitsha road is still in tatters

The Minister of Work, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed that the 15-kilometre Abakpa junction to 9th Mile corner, Ngwo has remained in a bad state because the previous contractor that handled the section of the road lacked expertise on how to execute the job and finally abandoned it.