Wednesday , October 28 2020

Inside Edo

Scholars Eulogise Prof. Oshodin At Book Launch

  BENIN CITY – It was a reign of encomium at the weekend as eminent scholars from different strata of the society extolled what was regarded as unmatched leadership qualities of the immediate past Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) Prof. Osayuki Godwin Oshodin. They made their remarks …

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Edo Govt Does Not Tamper With LGs Fund – Commissioner

BENIN CITY – Edo State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Chief Lucky James has maintained that local governments in Edo State in recent times under the supervision of the ministry has fared better than other states in the federation. Chief James said this while fielding questions from newsmen …

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Today Is Ewere

AS the much awaited and celebrated annual festival (Ugie) of the Benin Monarch, Oba Erediauwa unfolds, Iguedohia (worship of individual head) came up yesterday. According to the Oba’s palace programme schedule, various individuals were expected to commence Igue at their respective convenient times in the evening of yesterday. It will …

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Samuel Ogbemudia Forum Urges Better Journalism Practice

By Victor Omoalu/Hannah Anyanwu BENIN CITY – A former Governor of Mdiwest and Bendel States, Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia has harped on the need for the sustainability of the dream that birthed the Bendel Newspapers Company Limited (BNCL), Publishers of the Observer titles when it was established in 1968. Dr. Ogbemudia …

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Tony Iredia Challenges Media Practitioners on Professionalism

By Andy Egbon BENIN CITY – A former Director General, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Dr. Tony Iredia has blamed Nigeria Media for the woes that are befalling them, saying that practitioners are professionally disoriented. According to him, “There is a need to recognize that if we are professionally oriented, mundane …

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Pomp, As Rotary Club Holds Family Party

By Victor Omoalu BENIN CITY – The annual family get-together party of the Rotary Club of Benin, District 9140, has taken place amidst pomp and celebration. Speaking at the occasion which held in an atmosphere of tranquilities and convivialities, the President, Rotary Club of Ogba, Benin District 9140, Dr. Felix …

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Revenue Board, NYCN Hold Awareness Campaign On Tax payment

By Victor Omoalu BENIN CITY- The need to equip the youths ahead of  future leadership  endeavour played out recently as the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Edo State council in collaboration with the Edo State Internal Revenue Service held a two-day sensitization/ awareness campaign on tax payment. The event …

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OSHIOMHOLE WOOS INVESTORS

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has called on Private Investors to take advantage of the enabling environment provided by the State Government in investing in the State. Speaking while commissioning the newly constructed Udoh Road and opening of Randekhi Royal Hotel, Gold Wing in GRA Benin City, yesterday, Oshiomhole …

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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