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Edo SUBEB mourns death of 13-year-old pupil

The Edo State Universal Basic Education Board has announced the death of 13-year-old Egbadon Overcome, a primary 3 pupil of Id. Uangue Primary School in Uromi, Esan North East Local Government Areas of Edo State.
Flooding of neighborhoods in Calabar South

Flood sweeps away two teenagers in Delta

Alibioba Community at Agbor Technical College, Agbor in the Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State was thrown into mourning on Friday as flood killed a pastor’s two sons, Testimony and Godwin aged 15 and 11 years respectively.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.
Edo State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old amputee Libya returnee, Omiyor Endurance, for alleged cult-related activities.

Governor Obaseki’s wife bought my prosthetic leg for me – suspected cultist

Edo State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old amputee Libya returnee, Omiyor Endurance, for alleged cult-related activities.

Edo cult killings: Our fight is generational – suspect

A suspected member of Eiye confraternity, Leviticus Okon, who was arrested while on his way to kill a rival cult member, has said that the ongoing cult war between Eiye and Aye confraternity in the state is a generational war.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Benin DisCo begins enumeration of customers

The Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) said on Wednesday that it had begun enumeration of its customers in its franchise areas of Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo.
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.

Motorists commend federal government for reconstructing Benin-Okene road

Some motorists in Edo on Tuesday commended the Federal government for the reconstruction of the Benin-Okene road.
Jennifer Douglas-Abubakar

Jennifer Atiku: PDP government will ensure uninterrupted education calendar

Mrs Jennifer Atiku, wife of the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, gave the assurance in her remarks at the flag-off of the Edo Central Senatorial campaigns by the party on Sunday in Uromi, Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State.
Philip Shaibu

Edo deputy governor plans low-key 49th birthday

Philip Shaibu, the Edo State deputy governor, will be 49 years on Saturday, December 1, 2018, and he is planning a low-key celebration to mark it.
Chief Anthony Anenih

Anthony Anenih for burial December 1

The former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief (Dr) Anthony Akhakon Anenih, CFR, the Iyasele of Esanland, who died on Sunday, October 28, 2018 in Abuja, will be buried on Saturday, December 1, 2018, in his Mausoleum, at his country home in Uzenema-Arue, Uromi, Edo state.
Chief Anthony Anenih

Senate urges federal government to name ICTM after Tony Anenih

The Senate on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to name the National Institute of Construction Technology and Management (ICTM), Uromi, in Edo State after Tony Anenih, former chairman, Board of Trustees of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
national assembly abuja

Senators, stakeholders endorse federal polytechnic for Daura

They also endorsed the establishment of a ‎federal university of education, Aguleri, Anambra State, federal polytechnic Ikom, Cross River State and the National Institute of Construction Technology and Management, Uromi, Edo State.
Chief Anthony Anenih

Bola Tinubu: Tony Anenih dedicated himself to Nigerian democracy

The All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described the former Minister of Works, Chief Tony Anenih, who died today, as a leader resolutely committed to the unity and cohesion of Nigeria.

Edo task force embarks on door-to-door campaign against human trafficking

The Edo Government Task Force Against Human Trafficking on Sunday embarked on a door-to-door sensitisation of residents at Uromi community, in Esan North East Local Government Area of the state.

Minister: Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line 80% completed

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says that Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail project is about 80 per cent completed and will be ready soon.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari appoints four non-executive directors for central bank

Those appointed to the CBN for an initial period of four years are Adeola Adetunji, Prof. Mike I. Obadan, Prof. Justitia Odinakachukwu Nnabuko and Prof. Ummu Ahmed Jalingo.

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Real Madrid directors in France to negotiate Neymar’s deal

Real Madrid directors have traveled to France to negotiate a deal to bring Neymar back to Spain, according to report.
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Manchester United target Bruno Fernandes offered to Real Madrid

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SWAN congratulates new sports minister, tasks him on talents discovery

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has congratulated the newly appointed Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, describing his appointment as well-deserved.
Former Black Stars of Ghana striker Junior Agogo is dead at the age of 40

Former Ghana star passes on at age 40

Agogo started his career with Sheffield Wednesday before a spell with Oldham Athletic, Chester City, Chesterfield, Lincoln City, Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, San Jose Earthquakes, Queens Park Rangers, Barnet, Bristol Rovers, Nottingham Forest, Zamalek SC, Apollon Limassol and Hibernian
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

PSG considering ‘Neymar deadline’ as speculation continues

Neymar continues to be linked with a move to either Barcelona or Real Madrid, and is yet to feature this season.