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  • INVESTITURE: INVESTITURE: Edo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Louis Odion (right), receiving a commemorative plague during his Investiture as a Fellow of Nigerian Guild of Editors (FNGE), from Chief Bonnie Iwuoha at the closing ceremony of the Guilds National Convention in Katsina on Saturday.
  • REHABILITATING ROAD: REHABILITATING ROAD: Landlords and property owners in Oriakhi Street, Upper Sakponba Road, Benin City, Edo State rehabilitating their road through self help during Saturdays statewide environmental sanitation exercise.
  • ITEMS RECOVERED FROM SUSPECTED CRIMINALS: ITEMS RECOVERED FROM SUSPECTED CRIMINALS: Items allegedly recovered from suspected criminals paraded by Edo Police Command in Benin City, yesterday. Photo: MIKE OSAROGIAGBON
  • INAUGURATION: INAUGURATION: L-R: Managing Director, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc, Mr. Fortunate Leynes; Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Deputy Managing Director of the company, Mr. John Darlington, and the Secretary to the Oyo State Government, Mr. Ismail Olalekan Alli during the inauguration of rehabilitated injection substation in Akanran area of Ibadan at the weekend.
  • LEADERS CONFERENCE: LEADERS CONFERENCE: Corps members at the 2014 emerging leaders conference in Abuja recently.

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Scorecard Of Relevance

Fight Against Ebola: Lagos receives N200m
LAGOS - The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola yesterday disclosed that the state has received the N200 million donated by the Federal Government to fight the outbreak of Ebola in the state.

ABUJA - The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Monday said 271 people suspected to have contracted the Ebola virus were under surveillance in Lagos and Port Harcourt as at Sunday.

ABUJA - Mr Chikelo Nwune, National Coordinator, Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) said International Development Association (IDA) would support Nigeria with 508.59 million Dollars (about N82.3 billion) loan for its erosion control projects.

NAIROBI - President Goodluck Jonathan and five other Presidents are due in Nairobi for one-day AU Peace and Security Summit on Terrorism, slated for Tuesday in the Kenyan capital.

ABUJA - United States Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle has enjoined journalists to extract non-violence pledge from candidates as a means of encouraging voters turn-out in the forthcoming Nigeria’s 2015 general elections.

LAFIA - The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa state said it had relocated no fewer than 258 corps members posted to crisis areas in the state back to Lafia, the state capital.

BENIN CITY – Some members of the public have commended the Edo State governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole for naming the five (5) Junction round about after the Late Queen mother, Queen Esther Erediauwa

BENIN CITY – A 22-year-old boy has hacked his father to death over a stick of cigarette at Ubiane, Aviele town in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State.

BENIN CITY - The Nigerian Christian Graduate Fellowship (NCGF), Benin Chapter, has condemned the killing of one of its members in Bauchi
Abeokuta - Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has suggested a summit of Presidents in West Africa towards finding lasting solution

ABUJA - President Goodluck Jonathan has joined other African leaders in Nairobi, Kenya for a meeting of the African Union’s Peace and Security Council today.

ABUJA - The Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF), Mr Danladi Kifasi, said that the Public Service attendance register would be digitalised as part of measures to check indiscipline among workers.

Sokoto (Sokoto State),- The Minister of State for Health, Dr Khalliru Alhassan, said the Federal Government had procured vehicles for effective patrol of the nation’s borders to prevent further spread of Ebola virus.

Humanitarian Services: A Call To Help The Needy

Nutritional Health And Dietetics  
Pile And What To Do


Rehabilitation For Six Million Displaced Nigerians

  Ebola: Creating Anti-Social Behaviour

Media As A Tool For Political And Cultural Development
  Revisiting National Confab’s ‘Nay’ Vote On Minimum Wage

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Tuesday September 02, 2014
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Takum (Taraba)- The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Dr. Steve Oru, has re-assured Nigerians that the East-West road will be completed before the end of the year.