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  • Members of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) 2014 Press Week planning committee in a group photograph with the Acting General Manager, Bendel Newspapers Company Limited (BNCL), Reverend Monday Aigbe. Photo: SOLOMON ENAIGBE.
  • Outgoing Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu (right), with representative of Ebola survivors, Chinyere Enemou at the news conference where Nigeria was declared Ebola free in Abuja on Monday.
  • Chairman of All Progressives Congress, (APC), Edo State, Barrister Anslem Ojezua (right) receiving a document from the Chairman, Izon-Ibe Global Policy Congress, Mr. Ayubalayfa Olu Dennis when he led members on a courtesy visit to the APC Chairman in Benin City yesterday. Photo: SOLOMON ENAIGBE.
  • Acting General Manager, Bendel Newspapers Company Limited (BNCL), Rev. Monday Aigbe; Editor, Weekend OBSERVER, Osazua Ivbaze (2nd left), News Editor of the NIGERIAN OBSERVER, Andy Egbon (left); Chairman, 2014 Press Week Organising Committee of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Edo State Council, Joseph Apili (2nd right) and Joshua Igberaese, member of the committee when they visited BNCL yesterday. Photo: SOLOMON ENAIGBE.
  • NILS NILS Senate President, Senator David Mark and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representative, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha at National Institute for Legislative Studies and University of Benin Postgraduate commencement ceremony held at National Assembly yesterday. Photo: OMOYE AMINU.

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Imposition Of Candidates: The Death Knell Of Democracy

Constitution Amendment: Immunity clause remains, SIEC, joint LG/SG accounts removed

ABUJA - Another round of Constitutional amendment got underway yesterday with contentious Immunity clause that protects the President of the Federal Republic and State Governors as well as, their respective deputies from litigations, remaining unaltered.

BENIN CITY -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will commence the distribution of the Permanent Voters Card in 13 states, including Edo State on Friday November 7, 2014 and will end on Sunday November 9, 2014.

BENIN CITY - No fewer than 22 motorcycles were released to Edo Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) extension workers across the three senatorial Districts for maximum efficiency and effectiveness in their statutory duties in the nooks and carmines of the state in other to ensure food security.

BENIN CITY: the member representing Etsako Central Constituency in the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon Johnson Oghuma has picked his nomination form to contest for the Etsako Federal Constituency seat in the House of Representatives in the 2015 general elections.

Abuja - Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has lauded the introduction of online trading in Nigeria, but said that the system was still at its infancy.

IJEGUN (Lagos State) - Papal Knights has described late Dame Remi Oyo as a symbol of humility and simplicity toward people around her.

Lagos - The National Association of Microfinance Banks (NAMB), Lagos State Chapter, said it would embark on intensive training for its members to improve their skills.

BENIN CITY- Few days after about 250 members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) at Igbanke West, another 600 members of the opposition party here shifted their allegiance to the APC in Urhonigbe South Ward in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State.

BENIN CITY - In a bid to reduce rising rate of unemployment, the World Bank assisted project known as State Employment and Expenditure For Results (SEEFOR) has hired over 240 Edo State Indigenes for its public works programme.

BENIN CITY - Members of the Planning Committee for 2014 NUJ have been assured of full support by the Bendel Newspaper Company Limited (BNCL) publishers of the OBSERVER Titles.

ABUJA - The outgoing Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, has suggested that in every major project of government, one per cent of the contract sum be dedicated to publicity.

Ile-Ife (Osun)- An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun has remanded a 60-year-old woman, Bolanle Olorunwole, in prison over alleged housebreaking and stealing.

Muhammad Ali: The World’s Greatest Boxer

Culture And Its Relevance


The True Church That Gives God Acceptable Service And Worship (Part 1)

Abuja Residents Suffer Accommodation Problems

  The Essence Of Discipline

  Repositioning RMAFC For Effective Service Delivery

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