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Killings: Soldiers arrest 40 suspected cultists in Edo

Over 40 suspected cultists have been arrested at the Upper Sokponba area of Benin City following raids of black spots in the area.

Man docked for allegedly raping own underaged daughter

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Benin on Wednesday remanded a 52-year-old man, Monday Ovbovbo, in prison custody for allegedly raping his 15-year-old daughter.

Edo govt plans laws against human trafficking, on sensitisation campaign

The Edo State Government has disclosed plans to enact laws against human trafficking, as part of the ongoing measures to tackle illegal migration and drastically reduce the trade in human beings.

Edo govt suspends four secondary school principals over illegal collection of levies

The Edo State Government Saturday suspended four secondary school teachers including the wife of former House of Representatives member in the state, Mrs Cecillia Ifaluyi Isibor, for alleged illegal collection of levies from students.

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Olu Akerele: Naming national stadium after MKO Abiola shows President Buhari has good heart

A former aide of Chief MKO Abiola, Lisa Olu Akerele, has said that naming National stadium after the late winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election was an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari has good heart.
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President Buhari: I declared June 12 democracy day to correct injustice meted-out on Nigeria

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.

DSS warns against undemocratic activities, confirms arrest of culprits

The Department of State Services said it has observed with concern the deliberate plots and attempts by some subversive and undemocratic elements to incite or pit one ethnic group against the other by stoking the embers of tribal sentiments to cause disaffection and violence across the country.

Don: Honouring MKO Abiola one of President Buhari’s boldest decisions

Prof. Akinyele Aluko of the Global Knowledge Group has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s renaming of Aura stadium after the late MKO Abiola as one of the President’s boldest moves thus far.

June 12: Ex-President Jonathan reduced MKO Abiola to ethnic champion – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said former President Goodluck Jonathan reduced the late MKO Abiola to an ethnic champion by renaming the University of Lagos (UNILAG) which is located in the South- West after him.