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21 Sep
Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, on Monday, disclosed that the forthcoming Besty Obaseki football tournament will create public awareness on the First Lady’s pet project aimed at raising awareness against gender-based violence in the state. The Besty Obaseki tournament is scheduled to hold from September 27 to October 4, 2021. Briefing newsmen at the…
10 Apr 2021
Emmanuel Ifeanyi Ojeli and Patience Okon-George emerged as the athletes to beat after their front running performances in the men and women's 400m semi-finals concluded Saturday morning on Day 2 of the athletics event of the 20th National Sports Festival at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin. Ojeli, competing for Lagos state became the second…
5 Apr 2021
After three postponements laced with anxiety over the 20th National Sports Festival will ever hold, Nigeria’s biggest inter-state sports fiesta will officially kick off today...
14 Nov 2020
The Super Eagles of Nigeria put their foot wrong yesterday, as they squandered a 4-0 lead to draw 4-4 with visiting Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in their 2021 AFCON qualifier at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium
2 Nov 2020
The President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has described the renovated Samuel Ogbemudia stadium Benin, as a ” world class” edifice.
2 Nov 2020
The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has the final say on the possibility of football fans in Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin to cheer Super Eagles in their game against the Leone Stars
1 Nov 2020
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has assured of the safety and security of the Super Eagles players, supporters and visitors to the state for the 2021 AFCON qualifier against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.
26 Oct 2020
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has finally picked Benin as host city for next month’s 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Sierra. The federation, which earlier said it was looking...
2 Mar 2020
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has reiterated the state’s readiness to host the National Sports Festival (NSF) this month, noting that facilities for the various competitions
25 May 2018
To achieve sustainable economic growth, stable and progressive societies and overall human development, social development plays a critical role. The demands of a fledging economy are such that the peoples’ lives and status develop as other indicators of economic expansion improve. So, the people are not just touched by economic development, rather they drive its…
16 Sep 2017
The Falconets on Saturday in Benin defeated visiting Tanzania 3-0 in the first round first leg match of the Africa qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in France.
16 Jun 2017
Speaking on Wednesday while inspecting the damaged facilities of the stadium in Benin, he also noted that revealed that some of such facilities would be overhauled and upgraded.


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Exactly a month after President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the 2021 Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill on the grounds of insecurity and cost of conducting direct primary,....
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The House of Representatives, yesterday, unveiled plans to investigate alleged involvement of Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami and Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba Alkali...
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Stakeholders have faulted the launch of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) rice pyramid unveiled by President Mohammadu Buhari...
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A group, Coalition of Women for Osinbajo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to endorse Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the consensus candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Anambra State, with the epithet: ‘Light of the Nation’, has, for many years been known for churning out pleasant surprises in several facets of life.