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    2016 Anti-Corruption Day: Nigerians Are Suffering Effect Of Corruption – ANEEJ

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    The African Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has accused corrupt government officials as part of the reasons why the country is still underdeveloped. Speaking at the 2016 International Anti Corruption day, theme: “United against Corruption” and with Sub theme: “Niger Delta; Issues and Corruption”, the Executive Director of ANEEJ, Rev David Ugolor identified…

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    Obaseki Meets Political ‎Stakeholders, Set Agenda For Inclusive Governance

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    Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday night, met with political party leaders and other critical stakeholders in Benin City, to set agenda for an all-inclusive and effective governance of the state. Governor Obaseki, while declaring open a 3-day strategic policy dialogue workshop with the theme: Setting Agenda for the new Administration, noted that…

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  • Billions Of Naira Burnt To Ashes As Bullion Van Crashes

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     Huge sum of monies said to be in billions on Thursday reportedly got burnt when two bullion vans laden with cash had a head-on collision with a tanker carrying product suspected to be petrol at Abudu, Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State. Also involved were, two commercial buses coming on top speed which rammed into…

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    Academic Scholar Slams FG Over Ban On Land Importation of Cars

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    The federal government new policy on importation of vehicles through her land borders and some recommendation of the report of the 2014 national conference came under scrutiny on Thursday  in Benin City as erudite scholar and social commentator, Professor Eddy Eragbe said the ban should have been subjected to national discourse before being announced just…

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    Gov Obaseki Set To Pay Arrears Of Pensioners ‎In Edo

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    Succour is on the way for Edo pensioners, as Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday promised to resolve all pension issues in the State so that all eligible pensioners can join the contributory pension scheme in January.”We will resolve pension issues this month because we want to move into the pension scheme effective January”,…

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    Edo Guber Tribunal: APC, PDP Counsels Trade Words Over Inspection of Ballot Box

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    The issue of the order of the governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Benin City, that its order that all parties must be present during the inspection of ballot papers used for the September 28, 2016 governorship election in the state, dominated Wednesday’s proceedings as counsels for both petitioners and Respondents were on each other’s…

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  • Obaseki Calls For Prayers To End Recession

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    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has called for prayers from religious bodies to end recession adding the peaceful conduct of the gubernatorial election in the state was as a result of prayers. Obaseki made the call on Tuesday in Benin when the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Ministry, Pastor Williams Kumuyi paid him…

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  • Group Raises Alarm Over Alleged Looting Of Ondo Treasury

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    Some citizens of Ondo State resident in Edo under aegis of Ondo Professionals on Tuesday expressed grave concern over what they described as the alleged depleting rate of the state’s treasury by the outgoing Governor,Olunsegun Mimiko under the pretence of projects commissioning. Rising from its quarterly meeting where issues relating to the just concluded Governorship…

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