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Fire guts 150MVA TCN transformer in Edo

Fire on Sunday destroyed a 150MVA transformer belonging to the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) at the 330/132/33KVA substation along Sapele Road, Benin.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Edo plans rehabilitation centre for victims of drug abuse

The Edo State Government has disclosed plans to set up a rehabilitation centre to rehabilitate victims of drug abuse in the state.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: My wife died of wrong diagnosis

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has disclosed how wrong diagnosis led to the death of his wife, Clara, and called for a review of Nigeria’s medical system so that doctors treat patients only in the area of their competence.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: I would’ve sued doctors that wrongly diagnosed my wife

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has called for a review of Nigeria’s medical system so that doctors treat patients only in that aspect in which they have competence.
Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon

Edo guber: General Gowon endorses Governor Obaseki for second term

Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd.) has endorsed Governor Godwin Obaseki for a second term in office, noting that the governor has done exceptionally well in infrastructure and economic development in the state.
Soccer great Peter Fregene’s wife is seeking a lifeline for her ailing husband.

Peter Fregene: Don’t let my husband die – wife

According to her, the condition of the 71-year-old man got worse 12 days ago. A photograph of Fregene being fed on his bed surfaced online recently.

Benin monarch tasks UBTH doctors, staff on good conduct

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has appealed to medical doctors and other members of staff of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) to be of good conduct and more professional in their relationship with patients.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, has supported the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki’s development strides, urging him to remain focused.

Edo guber: Gabriel Igbinedion backs Governor Obaseki

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, has supported the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki’s development strides, urging him to remain focused.

Okpekpe Race: Police to deploy sniffer dogs, horses, choppers

As part of measures to ensure adequate security, management of the 10km Okpekpe Road Race, the Police has said it would deploy sniffer Dogs, choppers and horses in this year’s edition of the annual marathon race at Okpekpe, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State.

UBTH JOHESU demands payment of April, May 2018 salaries

No fewer than 2,500 members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) Branch on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest to demand the release of their salaries for the months of April and May 2018.

UBTH doctor found dead in Benin hotel

The Police in Edo on Thursday confirmed that a medical doctor, Dr Osasogie Ogbeide, was found dead in a hotel in the state capital, Benin.

Don: Performance reward critical to good healthcare delivery

Professor Dominic Osaghae, Dean of Clinical Medicine, Igbinedion University, Okada, has described staff performance reward as critical to healthcare delivery.

UNIBEN teaching hospital halts yellow fever spread in Edo

The management of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has declared that it has adequately repelled the spread of yellow fever in Edo State, particularly with the provision of free vaccines and the deployment of community health personnel to curtail the ailment in several affected communities in the state.

Yellow fever claims another life in Edo

The unidentified victim reportedly died at the accident and emergency unit of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH).

UBTH: Doctors mourn sudden death of colleague

The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), has been thrown into mourning, following the death of one of their senior colleagues and surgeon, Dr. Okeoghene Ejigba.
Okeoghene Edigba

Surgeon dies after performing four straight surgeries within 48 hours

The medical doctor, identified as Dr. Okeoghene Edigba, was said to have died after performing four surgeries within 48 hours without rest.

Senior surgeon collapses, dies at UBTH after conducting four operations

The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), has been thrown into mourning, following the death of one of the senior surgeons, and Registrar, Dr. Okeoghene Edigba.

NANS condemns UNIBEN over student’s death

The National Association of Nigerian Students at the weekend condemned the management of the University of Benin, Edo state following the death of Austin Okafor, a 300 level student of the department of Entrepreneurship, faculty of Management Sciences.

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Police inspector killed during shootout with herdsmen in Delta

The remains of a police inspector, simply identified as Muhammad, was Thursday recovered after he was declared missing following a gun battle with armed herdsmen at a bush in Uvwiamughe community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.
U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

US, Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

Tipper driver flees after killing two in Anambra

A tipper driver on Thursday killed two persons at Mbanakwa Okpuno, Nnewichi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Tribunal upholds Akwa Ibom governor’s victory

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday upheld the March 9 election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC’ll shock PDP – lawmaker

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would receive the greatest shocker of its life by losing the November 16 governorship election says All Progressive Congress (APC) House of Representatives member, representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli.