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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...
12 Apr 2018
Tragedy struck yesterday in Benin City when a little boy, aged eight months was found dead inside a plastic water container in his father room after he was earlier declared missing.
1 Feb 2018
The management of Benson Idahosa University, Benin City has threatened to revoke the admission of any of its students found to act contrary to his oath of admission.    The vice chancellor, Prof Ernest Izevbigie who stated this during the school’s matriculation ceremony said the university would not hesitate to get rid of any student…
6 Jul 2017
President of the Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA), Dr. Damian Echendu has called on government and health sector stakeholders to provide adequate infrastructure and appropriate technologies for vulnerable groups...
24 Feb 2017
There was palpable fear yesterday in Benin City, the Edo State capital and its environs as suspected cult members allegedly beheaded a yet-to-be identified young man...
14 Aug 2016
It’s after midnight. And I am standing on the roadside, in front of a petrol station, somewhere between Zaria and Benin City, learning a profound lesson about royal protocol and decorum.
28 Jul 2016
Hundreds of pensioners defied early morning rains to march through the streets of Benin City protesting several months of arrears of pensions not paid.The pensioners, armed with placards of various inscriptions, protested to the Edo Council....
21 Jun 2016
This is neither a rejoinder nor a biography on Crown Prince (Ambassador) Eheneden Erediauwa, Edaiken N’Uselu. Rather, it is more of an addendum to the brilliant prompting by The Guardian editorial at page 14 of its Friday, May 27, 2016 edition.
18 Jun 2016
What could have been another tragic moment for Nigerian football was averted yesterday.Super Eagles’ star, Ogenyi Onazi, survived a road accident on his way from Benin City yesterday, a day after his traditional wedding ceremony.
8 May 2016
Residents of Second East Circular Road area in Benin, Edo, say the reconstruction of the road has heightened commercial activities in the area, thereby improving their means of livelihood.
7 May 2016
Four years after the Principal Private Secretary (PPS) to Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Olaitan Oyerinde, was killed by unknown gunmen at his residence in 2nd Ugbor Road, Benin City, in the presence of his family,......
14 Mar 2015
Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, again called on President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday urging him to jettison his second term ambition and do what the late President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela did and earn the respect of all Nigerians and Africans.


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Two-and-a-half billion dollars: that’s how much funding the United Nations (UN) World Health Organisation (WHO) will need across its operations this year, it said on Monday, to help a record number of people facing disease and starvation.
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The 2023 elections in Nigeria may have elicited a lot of controversy as regards the way and manner it was conducted. To many people, the election is not more than a sham and INEC should cover its face with shame.
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The Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the candidate of Labour Party (LP), Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, against utterances and acts that are capable of disrupting peace in the state.
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A foreign institution, PRO University (PROU), has concluded plans to establish a pre-degree study programme for secondary school leavers, to enable them study in universities overseas, get scholarships and internships abroad.
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The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has cautioned the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) not to overreach itself over intervention in the controversy surrounding the Enugu State governorship election.