Friday , March 5 2021

OPINIONS

Remembering Mrs. Janet Izevbehai CSP (Rtd)

Mrs Janet Rekhia Izevbehai (Nee Iredafe) was born about 78 years ago in a small rural community of Ubuneke Ivbiaro, Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State. She was the last of five siblings born by Late Mallam Audu Iredafe and Mrs. Amishetu Iredafe who incidentally, are also my …

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West Africa Pirates and Need for NATO Intervention

There is need for North Atlantic Treaty Organization and some governments, at the highest level, to be more engage in finding a long-term solution to the crisis. International community should remain committed in the efforts of taking concrete actions towards protecting the vessels and crew operating in the Gulf of …

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24-Hour Power Supply: BNCL Applauds for Obaseki

ON Thursday January 28, 2021, the premises of Bendel Newspapers Company Limited (BNCL), publishers of the OBSERVER tittles was energised to the CCETC-Ossiomo power plant, courtesy of Edo State government. THE premises also houses the Edo Creative Hub, an iniative of the State Governor, Mr Goodwin Obaseki to provide viable …

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Issues In Modern Correctional Facilities In Nigeria

In the face of insurmountable challenges such as resource scarcity, Rauf Aregbesola, Minister of Interior persists in the movement to reform correctional facilities in Nigeria by reducing populations and promoting prisoners’ rights. Indeed, a mindset of reform and rights is sweeping Nigeria correctional services. Rauf Aregbesola has laid emphasis on …

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The Myth of the Robustness of Democracy

It is increasingly becoming clearer that the lever that turns the engines of democracy is less and less dependent on the transparency, fairness, and openness of the electoral process and more and more on the perception, courage, discipline and honesty of the players of the bruising game called politics. The …

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Obaseki And Iguosa Erosion Control Project

The World Bank-assisted Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) have awarded a contract for the control of erosion in Iguosa community in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State. Residents of Iguosa in Ovia North-East Local Government Area (LGA) of Edo State were thrown into jubilation this …

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COVID-19 ALERT

There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand rub Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell