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  • DR. SAMUEL OGBEMUDIA BIRTHDAY: DR. SAMUEL OGBEMUDIA BIRTHDAY: L-R: Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, Pastor (Mrs.) Clara Ogbemudia, wife of Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, Mrs. Amen Ogbemudia-Uhunmwangho, daughter, Mrs. Yetunde Ogbemudia, wife and Samuel Ogbemudia (Jnr.) at the unveiling of a statue in honour of Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia at the state-owned stadium in Benin City yesterday.
  • COURTESY VISIT: COURTESY VISIT: Chairman, Ovia North-East Local Government Council, Barr. (Mrs.) Lucy Omagbon (left), receiving a souvenir from Edo State Women Leader of the APC, Dr. (Mrs.) Aisosa Amadasun during a courtesy visit to the Council Secretariat in Okada.
  • INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS: INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS: Some internally displaced persons (IDPS) taking refuge at the NYSC orientation camp in Maiduguri recently.
  • BAUCHI 2014/2015 STATE WIDE SCHOOL ENROLMENT: BAUCHI 2014/2015 STATE WIDE SCHOOL ENROLMENT: Permanent Commissioner for Bauchi State Universal Basic Education Board, Alhaji Kasim Ibrahim (left), congratulating a newly enrolled pupil into primary one at Bagi Central Primary School, during the 2014/2015 State wide School enrolment drive in Shira Local Government Area of Bauchi State recently
  • REPELLED ATTACK: REPELLED ATTACK: Soldiers displaying one of the captured armoured vehicle from insurgents in Maiduguri recently. The vehicle was among those captured when they repelled an attack in Konduga, headquarters of Konduga LGA of Borno.
  • RESIDENTS HAIL: RESIDENTS HAIL: Maiduguri residents hailing Nigerian soldiers over their victory against insurgents in Konduga LGA recently.

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Edo immortalises Ogbemudia
BENIN CITY - Edo State government has immortalized the two-time Governor of the defunct Mid-West and Bendel States by unveiling a statue in his honour at the state-owned Samuel Ogbemudia stadium in Benin City.

ABUJA - The Nigerian Army on Tuesday recovered three Hilux vehicles mounted with machine and anti-aircraft guns, one Mowag Armoured Personnel Carrier and other assorted arms and ammunition from insurgents, a statement said.

BENIN CITY – Secretary to Edo State Government (SSG), Prof. Julius Ihonvbere has reaffirmed the state government resolve to embrace programmes and policies aimed at enhancing the living standard of residents of the state.

ABUJA - The House of Representatives Joint Committees on Petroleum (Upstream and Downstream) and Gas Resources on Wednesday summoned the Petroleum Minister, Mrs Deizeani Allison-Madueke over a looming crisis in the sector.

BENIN CITY –Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole said government would not discriminate against anybody on the basis of tribe or otherwise.

BENIN CITY – Edo State Government has restated its determination to fight against illegal structures across urban centres in the state. State Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Hon Francis Evbuomwan stated this in Benin City while speaking with newsmen

BENIN CITY - Edo State Government has assured workers of the State judiciary of the payment of their salary and other wages owed them during the period of their Industrial action in July this year.

KANO - The Police in Kano yesterday confirmed the death of 15 persons, including two suicide bombers, at the Federal College of Education (FCE), Kano.

ABUJA - The former PDP National Chairman, Dr Ahmadu Ali, has in Abuja said that Nigeria would remain united and prosperous in spite of some evil machinations.
BENIN CITY – The 2014 West Zonal Council retreat of Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Service Employees

LAGOS - The Committee for the Defense of Human Rights (CDHR) has compelled the Federal and the Lagos State Governments to, within 48 hours,

Minna - The lamination of vehicle number plates by motorists is a traffic offence, Mr Ogochukwu Ugboma, the Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has said.

MAKURDI - Mrs Joyce Gemah, a Consultant with ‘The Benue Strengthening Health Outcome in the Private Sector’ (SHOPS), has said that rural

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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.