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  • EMERGENCY PLENARY: EMERGENCY PLENARY: Speaker Aminu Tambuwal (middle) having a handshake with one of the House members during an Emergency Plenary in Abuja yesterday.
  • BIRTHDAY President Goodluck Jonathan receiving a birthday card from Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa who led the delegation of Bayelsa Traditional Rulers and elders to the Presidential Villa to wish President Jonathan a happy birthday in Abuja yesterday. BIRTHDAY
  • APC SALVATION RALLY L-R: APC Chieftain, Nasiru El-Rufai, APC Publicity Secretary, Chief Lai Mohammed; APC National Chairman, Chief John Oyegun and APC Presidential aspirant General Muhammadu Buhari, at the APC Salvation rally in Abuja on Wednesday. APC SALVATION RALLY
  • Rev. Aigbe (left), introducing members of the Board.


Towards Successful Conduct Of 2015 General Elections

The most important feature of democracy is election and as such the process leading to the conduct of the 2015 general elections in Nigeria has commenced in earnest. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been distributing the Permanent Voters Card (PVC) in phases across the federation to replace the Temporary Voters Card (TVC), issued to electorates in the last exercise conducted in 2011.

Challenges Facing Nigeria’s Economic Development

Oshiomhole To Fayose Don’t join me in your gangsterism

BENIN CITY- Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has told his Ekiti state counterpart, Mr Ayodele Fayose, to buckle up and face the task of governance rather than drag his (Oshiomhole’s) name into the political gangsterism that has become peculiar with the Ekiti State Governor.


ABUJA - There was serious commotion in the National Assembly in the early hours of yesterday, as heavily armed joint security operatives were deployed to the National Assembly in a bid to prevent the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal from entering into the National Assembly premises.

BENIN CITY – The Board of Directors of Bendel Newspapers Company Limited (BNCL), publishers of The OBSERVER titles, yesterday visited Edo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Louis Odion to ask for governments intervention in resuscitating the 46 years old company.

LAGOS - The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle, yesterday said that the U.S. government would continue to support Nigeria in its efforts to win the war against terrorism.

BENIN CITY - A Benin Magistrate Court presided over by magistrate Jonathan Ogbeide has remanded five accused persons who allegedly attacked three policewomen at the Ikpoba-Hill axis of the state capital.

BENIN CITY- With 10 days left to complete his five year tenure, Vice Chancellor, University of Benin, Professor Osayuki Godwin Oshodin said his administration employed over 4,000 academic and non-academic staff.

BENIN CITY - Medical facilities and office equipment worth thousand of Naira were allegedly destroyed in the early hours of yesterday by a patient said to be a PDP thug at the Time Medical Hospital, off Ekenwan Road in Benin City, Edo State.

BENIN CITY- A Non -Partisan Organization, Reclaim Naija, in collaboration with Community Life Project and Ministry of Information and Orientation has organized a one day Civic and Voter Education Forum at the Centre for Community and Development Education in Benin City.

BENIN CITY- A former Vice Chairman Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area, Edo state, Hon Jeffry Osamede Edorodion has described as impressive, the turn out of voters for the recently concluded voters registration exercise embarked upon by INEC in Edo state.

BENIN CITY- The Palace of the Oba of Benin His Royal Majesty, Oba Erediauwn has suspended the Odionwere of Iguogie Community in Ovia North East Local Government council Area,

JATTU (UZAIRUE) - Mayhem was unleashed Monday morning as a large number of angry youths protesting what they called arbitrary increase in electricity bill invaded and vandalized the office of Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC located at Jattu, Etsako West Local Government area, Edo State.

BENIN CITY-Preparations for the 2014 edition of the annual Ugie festival has reached advanced stage.

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