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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.

Election: NANS urges students to refuse being used by politicians

The Edo State chapter of the Joint Campus Committee (JCC) of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has cautioned politicians against politicising the association and using it for their selfish interests.
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RIFAN: Flood destroys 280 hectares of rice farms in Edo

Flood has destroyed 280 hectares of rice farm in Iguoriakhi and Iguomo in Ovia North-East and Ovia South-West Local Government Areas of Edo State.
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Edo agric college students protest closure of institution

Students of the Edo State College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi, on Monday, took to the streets of Benin to protest the continued closure of the institution.

Governor Obaseki: PDP lacks moral rectitude to pontificate on education reform

Mr Crusoe Osagie, Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Media and Communication Strategy, has said that the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has no moral rectitude to pontificate on Godwin Obaseki’s educational reforms.

PDP tackles Edo government for sacking college workers

The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday took a swipe on the Edo State Government over the dismissal of workers at the state-owned College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi.

Sacked Edo college staff, students drag state government to court

Following the sack of staff and closure of the College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi, the Academic, Non-Academic Staff and students of the College, have instituted a legal action against the Edo State government and its agents at the National Industrial Court , Akure Division.

Governor Obaseki lays off staff, closes College of Agriculture Iguoriakhi

‎Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has sacked the staff of the state government owned College of Agriculture Iguoriakhi in Ovia South West local government area and closed down the institution.

Reverend sisters still missing 48 days after kidnap – Archbishop Alfred Martins

The Archbishop of Lagos, Alfred Martins, has called on law enforcement agencies to intensify efforts to rescue reverend sisters abducted in Edo since November 2017.

Kidnappers demand N20m ransom for abducted Catholic reverend sisters

The abductors of three Catholic reverend sisters and three aspirants for the convent have demanded a ransom of N20m for their release.

Pope Francis appeals for freedom for 6 Sisters abducted in Nigeria

Pope Francis is appealing for the liberation of six nuns who were kidnapped a month ago from their convent in Nigeria.

Edo begins implementation of economic summit recommendations

The Edo State Government has officially kicked off the “Talk to Governor Godwin Obaseki (Talk to GGO’) program.

Obaseki assembles experts to reposition agric sector

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday inaugurated a 15-man Governor’s Council on Agriculture to reposition the state’s agricultural sector.

Obaseki orders temporary closure of college with immediate effect

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has approved the temporary closure of the State-owned College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi, with immediate effect.

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The Medical and Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria has declared an indefinite strike action over the National Universities Commission’s requirement that clinical lecturers must acquire a Ph.D. as a condition for career progression in the Nigerian university system.

NERC stops estimated billing

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Ogun monarch berates killing of Remo Stars player

The paramount ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Adewale, has reacted to the death of the slain footballer, Tiamiyu Kazeem, popularly called Kaka, on Tuesday in his palace.

Customs intercepts 1000 bags of smuggled rice, fertiliser

The Comptroller, Customs Federal Operation Unit Zone “B” Kaduna, Mustapha Sarkin-Kebbi, on Tuesday said 400 bags of smuggled rice and 600 bags of fertiliser had been intercepted in the zone in the last two weeks.
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Ogun governor vows justice for slained Remo Stars player

Ogun State governor Dapo Abiodun has vowed to ensure that justice is served in the investigation of the killing of Remo Stars Football Club player, Tiamiyu Kazeem.