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Protesting varsity workers, security officers clash in Benin

Protesting Staff and Pensioners of the College of Education, now Tayo Akpata University of Education, Ekiadolor, clashed with security officers at Edo Government House in Benin, during a peaceful protest.

Protesting college workers, security clash in Benin

Protesting Staff and Pensioners of the College of Education, now Tayo Akpata University of Education, Ekiadolor, clashed with security officers at Edo Government House in Benin, during a peaceful protest.

Why Edo schools haven’t reopened – official

The Edo State Government has said secondary schools in the state will resume August 10 as against August 4 that was announced by the Federal Ministry of Education for graduating students.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo to reopen schools on August 10

Edo State Government has said graduating pupils would resume effective August 10, a week before the commencement date of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
Workers and pensioners of the College of Education, Ekiadolor in Edo State Monday protested the none payment of their salaries and allowances for the past 11 months.

Edo college workers protest 11 months unpaid salaries

Workers and pensioners of the College of Education, Ekiadolor in Edo State Monday protested the none payment of their salaries and allowances for the past 11 months.

Coronavirus: Edo begins televised classes for SSCE, NECO students

Following the disruption in academic activities by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Edo State Government will on Monday, April 6, 2020, begin state-wide broadcast targeted at students in Senior Secondary Schools preparing for West African Senior School Examination (WASSCE) and National Examinations Council (NECO).
The Edo State Government has announced that it is confident and prepared to host 11,500 athletes and officials at the 20th National Sports Festival which kicks off in Benin City on March 22.

Sports festival: Schools in Edo to go on 10-day break

Edo State Government has directed all public and private schools in the state to proceed on a 10-day break ahead of the National Sports Festival (NSF) being hosted by the state.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

No teachers recruitment in Edo in 10 years – official

Mr Jimoh Ijegbai, the Edo Commissioner for Education, said the state had not recruited teachers for its public schools in the last 10 years.
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...
Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor restates government commitment to partner professionals, NGOs, others

Godwin Obaseki, Governor of Edo State, has restated his administration’s commitment to partner professionals, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), research institutions and entrepreneurs to improve the life chances of children through the application of science, technology and innovation.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Pay fraud: Edo governor orders verification of local government staff

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered a general verification and audit of staff of all the 18 local government areas in the state.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor reshuffles cabinet, assigns portfolios to new appointees

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has assigned portfolios to recently appointed commissioners and special advisers after their successful screening by the Edo State House of Assembly.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki assigns portfolios to newly appointed commissioners, special advisers

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assigned portfolios to the recently appointed commissioners, after their screening by the state House of Assembly.
Images of the celebration of President Muhamadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 presidential elections-7

President Buhari’s second term will be more fruitful – APC chieftains

Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo, says the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari, will be more fruitful than the first term in office.

Edo government revokes N863 million market contract

The Edo State Government has revoked the N863.7 million Edaiken Modern Market awarded to Prane Business Integrated Ltd. in October 2014 under the Public Private Partnership (PPP).

Edo government moves to clear salary arrears as NULGE threatens strike

Local Government Council Chairmen in Edo State have hinted of plans by the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) to embark on strike over their unpaid salary arrears.

Governor Obaseki releases N1. 5 billion for arrears of local government pensioners

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has released the sum of N1.5billion for payment of arrears of local government pensioners in the state.

Violence mars Edo APC congress in Owan East

Gunshots were reportedly fired on Saturday as violence marred the Congress of the All Progressives Congress in the Owan East Local Government Area of the state.

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Twitter is looking into adding subscription options to become less dependent on targeted ads, Bloomberg reported Monday. Several teams are apparently in the early stages of researching different approaches.

Twitter opens its audio chat room Spaces to Android users

Twitter introduced a limited version of the Clubhouse competitor on iOS in January. While any users of Twitter’s iOS app can join and listen to Spaces, only a few can host them at the moment.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.

Bauchi, Benue governors reconcile in Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.
FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will have to cut down the costs of their squads by more than 35 million euros ($42.14 million) following new salary limits imposed by La Liga on Tuesday to cope with the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Barcelona, Atletico Madrid ordered to further tighten belts by La Liga

FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will have to cut down the costs of their squads by more than 35 million euros ($42.14 million) following new salary limits imposed by La Liga on Tuesday to cope with the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Isu said the agency had earlier distributed food items meant for the 2019 flood victims, which was initially kept at its warehouse, following the approval of Gov. Douye Diri two weeks ago.

Bayelsa governor: 2.5% revenue for host communities ‘unacceptable’ to Niger Delta

Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Tuesday proposed that 10 per cent of derived oil revenue be provided in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) for the host communities.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police nab five ‘armed robbers’, recover fire arms in Nasarawa

Police in Nasarawa state Tuesday announced the arrest of two suspected notorious armed robbers who have been terrorising Nasarawa and its environs and recovered fire arms from them.

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Oyo council poll: Selection of candidates for election is disastrous, against our party constitution...

A group within People’s Democratic Party from Oke-Ogun, ‘PDP Oke-Ogun Agenda’ has kicked against the attempt of some cabals in governor Makinde’s government who are trying to maneuver the governor to give out an order for a selection of candidates for forthcoming local government election in Oyo state.
A Boeing 777 aircraft operated by Russian airline Rossiya made an emergency landing in Moscow in the early hours of Friday after the pilot reported a problem with the engine, media reports say.

Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russia after engine failure

A Boeing 777 aircraft operated by Russian airline Rossiya made an emergency landing in Moscow in the early hours of Friday after the pilot reported a problem with the engine, media reports say.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with the newly appointed Service Chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja with a directive that they should rise up to the nation’s current security challenges.

President Buhari directs security chiefs to recover areas being occupied by criminals

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the nation’s security chiefs to recover all areas being occupied by insurgents, bandits and kidnappers across the country.

Petrol roadside sellers resurface in FCT as fears of price hike grow

Roadside sellers of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly called ‘black marketers’ have resurfaced on major expressways in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Manchester United were left frustrated by a VAR penalty controversy in their 0-0 draw at Chelsea.

Manchester United’s damning stat in big games after frustrating draw against Chelsea

Manchester United failed to provide a decisive moment against a top six side yet again in a frustrating 0-0 draw against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.