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Minister: Federal government to prioritise 80 out of 524 ongoing road projects

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said 80 out of 524 ongoing road and bridge projects across the nation will be prioritised.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.

Delta government raises the alarm on failed federal roads

Delta State Ministry of Works has drawn the attention of the Federal Government to its failed roads in the state.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government effects shake-up in education ministry

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has approved the redeployment of 11 directors and principals of unity colleges.

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.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

House of Reps moves to separate attorney-general from minister of justice

The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Justice Kumai Aka’ahs retires from Supreme Court

The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Abuja on Tuesday dared his political opponents to do their worst as he donated N20m at the launch of a book titled, ‘The Big Interviews’, authored by Eric Osagie, a former Managing Director of The SUN.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua replies Deontay Wilder, says tactics against Andy Ruiz deliberate

Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.

Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.