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20 Dec 2019
The Deputy Governor of Edo, Mr Philip Shaibu, says the administration of Gov. Godwin Obaseki will sustain the current efforts at re-engineering the state.
2 Dec 2019
The Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Edo State Council has lauded Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu for his service to humanity as he attains 50.
18 Nov 2019
Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, on Monday said that players of Bendel Insurance Football Club and Edo Queens Football Club would now receive same salary.
10 Nov 2019
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State is confident of plans by his administration to leverage local resources to produce topnotch sports talents in the state.
27 Sep 2019
Lady Captain of Benin Club’s Golf Section, Habibah Oyarekhua believes the 25th edition of the National Women Golf Tournament would help boost tourism...
11 Aug 2019
Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, minister designate, Dr. Osagie Ehanire and Senator Domingo Obende, yesterday, teed off at the John Odigie-Oyegun @80 birthday kitty in honour of the former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
23 Jul 2019
Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu has charged the state’s female football team, Edo Queens to be good ambassadors of the state, as they engage...
15 May 2019
Probably to prevent a repeat of what happened in Kano State recently, hundreds of Edo youths yesterday protested against alleged plan to create a new kingdom out of Benin, to be presided over by a parallel ruler. Kano emirate was recently split into five by the governor, a development that has been raising dust across…
29 Apr 2019
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki at the weekend commended the late Pa. Joseph Imoukhuede who was the first Secretary to the Government and Head of Midwest Civil Service for his legacies and contributions to national development. Obaseki, who was represented by the Acting Governor, Philip Shaibu, said Imoukhuede’s legacies would forever be remembered in the…
31 Mar 2019
Acting Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, yesterday said the era of white collar jobs for graduates was no more, and that graduates must strive...
27 Feb 2019
Some residents of Umuahia and Benin, both in Abia and Edo have reacted to the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari to remain in office for the next four years. While some expressed jubilation over the re-election, others who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) congratulated the president calling on him to carry everybody…
14 Dec 2018
Dr. Charles Ajayi at the weekend scored 71 nets to win the Philip Shaibu Birthday Invitational Golf Tournament held at the Golf Section of the Benin Club (BCGS). The two-term captain of the club, aged over 60, proved bookmakers wrong as he beat many young golfers, including the winner of the recent Governor’s Cup golf…


Ahead of the new year, the BBC has named Multiple Award-winning author and Feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie amongst its list of 100 inspiring and impactful women from around the world for 2021. Adichie is listed under the "Culture and Education" category, which consists of 31 women out of the 100 chosen. Under the post designated…
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The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo told the Security Council on Monday that “a lasting solution” to the violence “requires a broader political commitment to address the root causes of conflict.”  NEW YORK, USA, December 07, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Bintou Keita argued that, for stability to return to eastern Congo, “the State must succeed…
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 The latest global passport index has ranked Nigeria 103 out of 116 countries with the most powerful international passports in the world. Nigeria is sharing the 103rd position with Ethiopia in the 2021 Henley Passport Index. A Nigerian passport, according to the report only guarantees visa-free access to 45 countries of the world. The…
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A Kenyan police officer on Tuesday shot dead six people, including his wife, and wounded two others before turning the gun on himself, police said.
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A massive fire ripped through an overcrowded prison in Burundi before dawn on Tuesday, with fears of heavy casualties as many inmates were still sleeping at the time, witnesses said.