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26 Aug 2019
The Chief Medical Director of Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH), Dr Sylvanus Akhalufo Okogbenin was abducted Monday morning by suspected kidnappers in Benin-City, Edo State capital. The two policemen attached to the CMD were also killed in a gun duel during the kidnap at Ramat Park in Ikpoba-Okha Local Govt Council Area on his way…
29 Apr 2019
Jennifer Cooke, a Senior Associate in the Office of the President, the United States of America (USA), leading research and analysis on political, economic and security dynamics in Africa, has the following to say on Nigeria’s food production before and shortly after independence. “During its first decade of independence, Nigeria was one of the world’s most…
17 Apr 2019
Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin (UNIBEN), Prof. Eddy Erhagbe, has called on the federal government to address social ills and end youth restiveness and banditry. Erhagbe spoke yesterday at a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) in collaboration with the Edo State directorate of National Orientation Agency (NOA)…
14 Apr 2019
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, said he has been vindicated in his submission that he has verifiable and incontrovertible evidence to show that the last presidential elections were fraudulent, not credible and did not reflect the will of the Nigerian people.
14 Apr 2019
In a bid to celebrate the Nigerian telecom industry and also promote Nigeria’s rich culture, DFO Media Concept in conjunction with DAK Marketing Services Limited and supported by the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) and Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has unveiled a beauty pageant to add glamour to the…
4 Feb 2019
Mr. Peter lyhiokhai has filed an appeal in the Supreme Court against the ruling of the Court of Appeal, Benin City, which vacated an order of a high court in Warri restraining the Itsekiri Regional Development Council (IRDC) from assessing N2.1 billion community funds domiciled in a new generation bank. The suit also seeks to…
1 Jan 2019
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has urged the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Johnson Kokumo, to investigate the shooting incident at Ring Road, Benin, the state capital on New Year’s Day.
15 Nov 2018
Super Eagles players say they are ready to face any challenge that comes their way in the Cameroun 2019 Africa Nations Cup (AFCON) qualifier against Bafana Bafana in South Africa this weekend...
7 Nov 2018
Doctors in a private hospital in Benin City, Edo State are battling to save the limbs of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) board member, Brown Ebewele, who was involved in a car crash along the Lagos-Benin Expressway. Ebewele was in Lagos for the recent investiture ceremony of the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC), and was on…
21 Sep 2018
The University of Benin, Benin City, will from the 24th to the 26th of September 2018 host the world as its Centre for Gender Studies (CGS) has concluded plans for its fourth international conference. The theme of the conference is ‘Gender Empowerment for Sustainable National Development.’ According to a statement issued by the centre’s director,…
6 Aug 2018
Guinea Insurance Plc has assured shareholders of improved returns on investment, even as the investors applauded the company’s board for outstanding performance in the financial year ended December 31, 2017. Addressing shareholders at the 60th yearly general meeting of the company in Benin City, Edo State, the Chairman, Godson Ugochukwu, reaffirmed the board’s commitment to…
1 Aug 2018
Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc., operators of the NPDC/SEPLAT joint venture has concluded the seventh edition of its annual Eye Can See Corporate Social Responsibility...


Ten workers were killed in Indonesia after an explosion in a coal mine caused a collapse, a rescue agency official said Friday.
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China has set up at least two "police stations" in Germany, authorities have confirmed, sparking fresh concern about the overseas centres that critics say are used to harass dissidents.
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An Italian court has ordered the state to restore a German charity vessel seized in 2017 over migrant rescues in the Mediterranean, a lawyer told AFP Friday.
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Borno state Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, has stated that the endemic spate of corruption in the country is a major impediment to national integration.
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A private university based in the Federal Capital Territory, Philomath University, has named a road project within the university campus to immortalise the late mother of the FCT Minister of State, Hajiya Zainab Sidi Ali, for her contribution to the development of learning and humanity.