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|Thugs Unleash Mayhem In Edo Legislator’s Quarters
It was a reign of terror yesterday morning as thugs suspected to be loyal to the Peoples Democratic Party invaded the Edo State House of Assembly Legislator’s Quarters and smashed 36 cars belonging to members of the All Progressives Congress in the Quarters.
A professor of business education at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Mr Mahmood Aliyu, has declared his intention to contest the 2015 presidential election on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
THE Senate President, Sen. David Mark, will on October 11, lead Nigerian parliamentarians to the 131st Inter- Parliamentary Union (IPU) holding in Geneva, Switzerland.
THE Benin Monarch Omo N’Oba N’edo, Uku akpolokpolo Oba Erediauwa has charged Benin Chiefs and other communities leaders to perform traditional sacrifice (Isusu) as well as to advice their respective community members against political violence in the forthcoming election in the state.
AS part of efforts to create jobs, the Anglican church has concluded plans to establish a water production facility for employment of the youth. Mrs. Nkasiobi Okoh, wife of the Primate of the Anglican Church said this at the weekend in Abuja at the inauguration of the 2015 Women’s Calendar/and the maiden women magazine.
THE Managing Director, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Mr Uche Orji, says Nigeria has the challenge of getting pension funds and insurance companies to participate in infrastructure investment and development.
A major step towards the actualization of Edo State College of Agrculture Technology, Agenebode in Etsako-East local government has been taken with the official laying of the foundation stone for its permanent site by the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Hon Abdul Oroh.
PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has welcomed greater support for the war against terrorism from the country’s neighbours.
Edo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Louis Odion has reiterated the state governments commitment to child education and protection in the state.
AN Ikeja High Court on Friday discharged an accountant, Ezekiel Ejidele, who was tried for complicity in a N1.9 billion fuel subsidy fraud. Justice Lateefat Okunnu discharged Ejidele, a staff of Akintola Williams Delloite, after upholding his no-case submission application.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards in the six local government areas of Taraba would begin from October 24 to 26.
Mrs. Nellie Mayshak, the Director-General of Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), say the directorate plans to digitalise the old pension scheme for effective service delivery.
Mr. Terry Godfrey, Rivers State Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has said that lack of ideology in Nigeria’s political system was capable of truncating its democracy.
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