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9 Sep 2020
Last year, the story of Memunatu Musa, a 14-year-old pupil of Enikaro Primary School, in Benin City, Edo State, given out in marriage as a child-bride to a 50-year-old man in Katsina State...
23 Jun 2020
Tears flowed freely as traders stood aghast gazing over rubbles of the famous Oba Market in Benin City, Edo State, which was gutted by fire yesterday morning.
2 Jun 2020
A non-governmental organisation, Women Supporting Women Network (WSWN) has declared that gender-based violence has been prevalent in the country due to women’s culture
18 Feb 2020
Eight persons were burnt beyond recognition after the vehicle they were traveling in was involved in an accident on Sunday along the Benin-Ekpoma-Auchi expressway. The victims were reportedly returning from a ceremony in Benin City.
2 Dec 2019
It was with a sense of tragic sorrow that I read the vacuous reactions of some Nigerians to an announcement by the B.I.C. Ijomah Center for Policy Studies and Research at the University of Nigeria Nsukka
1 Dec 2019
When a Cambridge University college said on Thursday it would return an antique statue of a cockerel to Benin City, capital of Edo State, Nigeria, more than 120 years after British colonial forces looted it...
19 Nov 2019
An Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, has fixed December 10, 2019, for the trial of an oil marketer, Ayodeji Ibrahim Oluokun, who was charged over alleged issuance of dud cheques valued $1.6 million.
16 Nov 2019
Although a graduate of Mass Communication from Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State, Miss Genevieve Tambari Fadeh opted to become a chef after a stint in the Customer Service Department of Globacom Limited. Today, she is proud of that taking that bold step, as she has been able to grow her U-Don-Chop catering outfit…
29 Oct 2019
Governor Ben Ayade has inaugurated the Cross River State Judicial Service Commission. Performing the ceremony yesterday in Benin City, the governor, who was represented by his deputy, Prof. Ivara Esu
20 Oct 2019
Host of the next edition of the National Sports Festival, Edo State, yesterday, in Benin City, unveiled the mascot, five ambassadors and the theme song for the festival.
17 Oct 2019
The policy of no cooking in some private institutions in the country is currently causing ripples among students who appealed to authorities concerned to have a rethink. Undergraduates in private universities are threatened with suspension if caught cooking in their hostels or with any cooking utensils.
11 Oct 2019
Wife of the Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Mrs. Francisca Okhiria, has regained her freedom after about 13 days in the kidnappers’ den.


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The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Thursday disclosed that 300 corporate exhibitors would be participating in the 17th Abuja International Trade Fair (AITF). Director-General, ACCI, Victoria Akai, who disclosed this in Abuja, said the event is expected to be declared open by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. The 17th AITF is scheduled…
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*Says he is a true culture ambassador The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, has described the Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, as a true cultural ambassador of Nigeria. The CDS made the remark when he received in audience a delegation comprising the executive members of…
19 mins ago
NEW YORK, USA, 29 September 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The UN chief on Wednesday paid tribute to the hundreds of victims and their families, of a 2009 stadium massacre in the capital of Guinea, as some of the ringleaders allegedly responsible for the gruesome death of more than 150 people that day, went on trial. Alongside the deaths, during…
50 mins ago
*Vows to ensure that 20% of Nigeria’s budget goes into funding education Accord presidential candidate, Professor Christopher Imumolen, has laid out his blueprint for the total revolution of Nigeria's seemingly comatose educational system if he gets elected as president come 2023. The successful entrepreneur laid out his plans during the convocation ceremony of the Joint…
2 hours ago
IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva met with Malawi's President Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera on Thursday and committed to provide support to the country, as it faces economic challenges and "unsustainable" public debt.