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Again, suspected cultists kill hotel manager in gangs’ shootout

Gunmen suspected to be cultists yesterday killed the manager of a hotel belonging to Nigeria’s ex-international footballer, Osaze Odewingie, located at Erediauwa Street, off Upper Sokponba road, Ikpoba-Okha local government area of the Edo State The hotel manager, Mr. Von Osato Okunkpolor, was killed at about 9:00p.m. on Sunday in Benin City. The deceased was […]
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How we saved N6bn for infrastructure devt — Edo govt

EDO State government in the last few months saved nothing less than N6 billion which it has deployed to rehabilitate and reconstruct more than 140 roads  and other infrastructure across the state.
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UK Aid to improve farmers’ access to market in Edo

A United Kingdom aid funded programme, Market Development in the Niger Delta (MADE II) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc. towards improving access to market for smallholder farmers in Edo state. The agreement between MADE/ESIP Manager, Rufus Idris and Managing Director, Okomu Oil Palm Company, Graham Hefer is expected […]
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Court quashes Akerele’s suit against The Guardian over rice scam report

Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City yesterday struck out a case filed by the governor’s Chief of staff, Mr. Taiwo Akerele, against The Guardian Newspaper over a report on the diversion of rice meant for internally-displaced persons (IDPs) in the state. Counsel to the first and second Defendants (The Guardian and its correspondent […]
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Police officer, others killed by rival cult group in Edo

Police officer, others killed by rival cult group in Edo

The Edo State police command says a police orderly attached to Eric Osayande, Chairman of Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state, has been killed by unknown gunmen. It was gathered that the police officer who is a Sergeant was killed alongside two of his cult members at the weekend in Benin City during a fight […]
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Edo APC supporters clash in court over party primaries

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SUPPORTERS and members of All Progressives Congress, APC, engaged themselves in a free-for-all on the premises of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State, the venue of the ongoing case between House of Representatives member, Mr Johnson Oghuma, and Mr Julius Abuda over the conduct of party primaries in Etsako federal constituency.
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NAMA inuagurates landing equipment

NAMA inuagurates landing equipment

THE Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA)  has inaugurated the Category II Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the Benin Airport in the Edo State capital. Speaking at a meeting with workers at the agency’s headquarters annex in Ikeja,  Lagos, NAMA’s Managing Director Capt. Fola Akinkuotu said this was in fulfilment of a   pledge by the agency […] …

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