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Sep 22, 2020

Obaseki extends hand of fellowship to Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu

The reelected governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday extended a hand of fellowship to the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its former chairman, Com...

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Sep 22, 2020

BREAKING: No going back on Water Resources Bill – FG

The Federal Government has declared it will go ahead with the Water Resources Bill. Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed told reporters the bill...

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Sep 22, 2020

BREAKING: INEC presents Certificate of Return to Obaseki, Shaibu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday presented certificate of return to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Phillip S...

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Sep 22, 2020

Primary, secondary schools resume amid COVID-19 concerns

Primary and secondary schools resumed on Monday in many parts of the country with governments and parents expressing concerns about compliance with COVID-19 pro...

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Sep 22, 2020

‘I’m not involved in alleged N500m fraud’

Afolabi Kazeem, the Personal Assistant/Manager to a Badagry Prince, Semasa James, on trial for alleged N500 million inheritance fraud has told an Ikeja Special...

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Sep 21, 2020

BREAKING: AIB releases preliminary report on Lagos Helicopter Crash

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Monday released the preliminary report of the accident involving a Bell 206B Helicopter operated by Quorum Aviation Limi...

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Sep 21, 2020

Eight burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

EIGHT persons were on Saturday night burnt to death in a crash involving a Mazda bus on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The Sector Commander of the Federal Road...

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Sep 21, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 97 new cases of COVID-19, total now 57,242

Nigeria now has 57,145 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 97 new cases recorded on Sunday night. According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control...

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Sep 21, 2020

Obaseki: I owe my victory to people’s collective will •Buhari, PDP governors, observer groups, others hail verdict

EDO State Governor Godwin Obaseki was at the weekend reelected. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate polled 307,955 votes to defeat All Progressives...

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Sep 19, 2020

I’m disappointed in INEC, says Gov Obaseki

Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki has expressed disappointment at the conduct of the ongoing governorship election. Obaseki, who voted at his Polling Unit 19, War...

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Sep 19, 2020

BREAKING: Finally, Gov Obaseki votes

After over one hour of waiting on the queue, Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has finally voted. There was pandemonium at his polling unit 19, ward 04 in Oredo lo...

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Sep 18, 2020

FAAC: Fed Govt, states, councils share N682.060b

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared N682.060 billion August 2020 Federation Account revenue to the federal, states and local governme...

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Sep 18, 2020

Ikpeazu suspends agency chief over collapsed building

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has suspended the Executive Secretary of Aba Town Planning Authority, Mr. Okezie Ahutionye. The governor gave the order wh...

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Sep 18, 2020

President signs Police Bill 2020 into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020, into law. A statement on Thursday in Abuja by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity...

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Sep 17, 2020

You will get justice, Osinbajo assures Nigerian traders in Ghana

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has assured Nigerian traders in Ghana, who were recently affected by stiff business regulations imposed by Ghanaian authorities tha...

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Sep 17, 2020

FCTA demolishes makeshift houses, brothels in Jabi

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has demolished makeshift houses and brothels in Daki biyu community, at Jabi District, in continuation of it...

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Sep 17, 2020

UNIBEN wins NSPP

University of Benin (UNIBEN) has emerged winner of this year’s Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP). For having the highest number of selected entrants on t...

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Sep 17, 2020

NCAA: only functional carriers will get govt palliatives

Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu, has said only operational airlines with valid Air Operators’ Certificate (A...

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Sep 17, 2020

Nigeria records 90 new cases of COVID-19, total now 56,478

Nigeria on Tuesday night recorded 90 new cases of Coronavirus across the country. This, according to a tweet released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Contr...

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Sep 17, 2020

FEC okays new agency for recovered loot

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the establishment of the Proceeds of Crime Recovery and Management Agency Bill. The Attorney-General of the...

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