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Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government tasks teachers, parents on children career path

The Edo State Government weekend called on teachers to collaborate with parents to educate their children on the need to aim high and achieve their potential for success through legitimate means.

NAPTIP hands over two female human trafficking victims from Russia to Edo

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on Monday in Lagos handed over two female victims of human trafficking to Edo Government.
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Edo government restates commitment to tackling human trafficking

The Edo State Government on Wednesday restated its commitment to tackling human trafficking through creation of jobs across the state.

Edo government orders stoppage of human trafficking

Governor Godwin Obaseki has ordered the task force on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration to ensure eradication of human trafficking and illegal migration by 2020.

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.

Cleric warns parents against illegal migration

A cleric with the Omega Fire Ministries, Mr Azemhe Azena, has warned parents against encouraging their children to embark on illegal migration.

Governor Obaseki approves N20,000 monthly stipends for Libyan returnees

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved verification exercise and payment of N20,000 monthly stipends for a new batch of Libya returnees of Edo State origin.

Libya returnees accuse Edo task force of discrimination

Some Libya returnees in Edo, on Monday, disrupted the town hall meeting organised by the State Task Force on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration for alleged discrimination in selecting victims participating in the empowerment programme

Edo seeks international organisations’ cooperation on illegal migration

The Edo State Government on Monday appealed for cooperation from the comity of nations and international organisations in tackling illegal migration and human trafficking.

Libyan migrants recount horrors

Faith Oboh, 22, is the third in a family of 12 persons; the first daughter in a polygamous family who lost her mother before he finished with her secondary school’s education.

Libya returnees appeal to Governor Obaseki to fulfill pledge of N100m

Some returnees from Libya have appealed to Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo to fulfill his pledge and release the grant of N100 million for 150 hectares of land to them.

Federal govt evacuates 1,490 stranded Nigerians in Libya

The Federal Government yesterday evacuated no fewer than 1,490 stranded Nigerians from Libya to the country in three batches through the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State.

Edo govt takes campaign against illegal migration to churches, schools

The Edo State Government says it will take the campaign against illegal migration to churches and schools across the state from 2018.

Governor Obaseki appoints SSA on human trafficking, illegal migration

A Benin based Human Rights Activist, Mr Solomon Okoduwa, has been appointed as Senior Special Assistant on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo.

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The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC confirms Emmanuel Ugboaja as general secretary

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday announced the confirmation of Emmanuel Ugboaja as its fifth General Secretary.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 25, 2012 Britain’s Prince Andrew, Duke of York, leaves following the Royal family Christmas Day church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk, in the east of England, on December 25, 2012. – Britain’s Prince Andrew has said on August 18, 2019 he was “appalled” by allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jeffrey Epstein after a video was released purporting to show him at the home of the convicted paedophile in 2010. (Photo by LEON NEAL / AFP)

Britain’s Prince Andrew denies witnessing Epstein abuse

Britain’s Prince Andrew insisted on Saturday that “at no stage” during his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein did he “witness… any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest”.
Henry Onyekuru provided an assist for Islam Slimani to score Monaco’s opener in their 2-2 draw with Nimes in Sunday’s Ligue 1 game.

Henry Onyekuru happy with performance in Monaco home draw against Nimes

Super Eagles winger Henry Onyekuru is happy to play an important role in AS Monaco’s 2-2 home draw against Nimes on Sunday.

Senator Lokpobiri, Aganaba, 5 others sign pact on outcome of APC primaries in Bayelsa

Immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Heineken Lokpobiri, and six other governorship aspirants of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State have entered into a peace pact to accept the outcome of the August 29 primaries of the party in the state.

Rape: Man to face castration

An Indonesian man named Muh Aris bin Syukur from the city of Mojokerto in East Java was sentenced with chemical castration for the rape of nine children in a landmark ruling for the country.