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  • UNVEILING STATUE UNVEILING STATUE Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State (2nd right) unveiling the statue of the Late Admiral Mike Akhigbe, former Chief of General Staff, at Fugar yesterday. He is flanked by the wife of the late CGS, Mrs. Josephine Akhigbe, and Mr. Ikhare Akhigbe, his son and Hon. Emmanuel Momoh, Chairman, Etsako Central Local Government Area.
  • Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Vice President, Comrade Isa Aremu (left), welcoming the NLC President Abdulwaheed Omar to the National Executive Council meeting of the NLC in Abuja recently.
  • NOMINATION FORM: Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano (left), collecting APC Presidential Nomination Form from the National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun in Abuja. recently. NOMINATION FORM:
  • Wife of Edo State Deputy Governor, Deaconess Endurance Odubu being welcomed by teh Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Edo State chapter, Rev. Peter Imasuen to the 2014 Plenary Session of the Association held in Benin City. Photo: MOSES OBOH.
  • INAUGURATION: L-R: Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, Senator George Sekibo; Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Chris Anyanwu; Minister of Defence; Retired Llt.-Gen. Aliyu Gusau; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Usman Jubrin and Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh at the inauguration of Naval Headquarters New Office Extension in Abuja yestrday. INAUGURATION:


Gowon @ 80: Model Of Integrity and Decency

Following the overthrow of Major —General Aguiyi-Ironsi’s Government, General Yakubu Gowon with the consent and approval of the majority of members of the Supreme Military Council emerged as the new and youngest head of state ever.

Human Rights And The Police

Edo begins enforcement of Pools Betting rules

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Internal Revenue Service has commenced the enforcement of the rules and regulations governing pools betting business in the state.

Harry Igbadumhe And The ‘’Personal Aide’’ Argument

ABUJA - Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso on Thursday in Abuja picked the N27.5 million nomination and expression of interest forms to contest for the presidency on the platform of the APC in 2015 general election.

ABUJA - President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday in Abuja assured Nigerians that he would continue to work with them to move the country forward.

ABUJA - Former Ghanaian President John Kufuor, who is Head of the ECOWAS fact-finding mission to Nigeria, was at the All Progressives Congress (APC) Secretariat in Abuja on Thursday.

ABUJA - The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, has ordered the withdrawal of policemen attached to the office of the Speaker, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal.

benin city - In Continuation of the Exemplary Conduct award to Secondary School Students by Nigeria Institute for Character Education, 24 Secondary School Students in Edo Central Senatorial District were yesterday, presented with Certificates.

ABUJA - Original inhabtants of Abuja are to be relocated to their permanent site in 2015, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory, Sen. Smart Adeyemi, has said.

 ASABA - The Delta State House of Assembly has passed the 2014 Appropriation Amendment Bill after re-ordering the sum of N94 billion to cater for major projects.

WARRI – The Chairman of the Ogidigben EPZ interface committee, Mr. Austin Oborogbeyi said the committee is not a child of necessity, but important for the commencement of the project because it is private investors driven.

BENIN CITY – The Benin Traditional Council (BTC) has expressed fears that Edo Language may go into extinction onless Edo State Government intervenes on it’s dwindling fortune.
BENIN CITY – The continuous Voter Registration exercise earlier billed to commence November 13, 2014, will now begin November 12, 2014 in Edo State.

BENIN CITY – Wife of the State Deputy Governor Deaconess Endurance Odubu said Jesus Christ remains the perfect example for Christians to look up to.

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