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  • Knocks, Kudos As Obaseki Marks 100 Days In Office

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    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State recent marked his the first 100 days in office. Expectedly, his performance so far has elicited divergent views, PATRICK OCHOGA writes. t is already over 100 days since Godwin Obaseki won the governorship mandate in Edo State, under the platform of the All Progressive Congress, (APC). He came into…

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  • Tributes Pour In For The Late Ogbemudia

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    It was rain of tributes for the former military administrator of the old Bendel state, Dr. Samuel OsaigbovoOgbemudia, whom Nigerians describe as a man of character. The late Ogbemudia died on Friday at the age of 84, after brief illness. Since the news of his death filters, Nigerians from all walks of life have continued…

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  • PMB, Obaseki, Others Mourn Late Ogbemudia

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    President Muhammadu Buhari was  extended his  heartfelt condolences to the Ogbemudia family as well as the government and people of Edo state on the death of Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, a former governor of the defunct Midwest region and old Bendel state. The two-time governor of old Bendel state reportedly passed away at about 11pm in…

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  • Chevron, Partners Boost Practical Science Education In Edo

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    Emaudo Secondary School in Esan West Local Government of Edo State last weekend took delivery of a fully- equipped science laboratory complex built and donated by Chevron Plc and it’s technical partners. Patrick Ochoga, writes. Members of staff of Emaudo Secondary Schools and residents of the  sleepy community in Esan West Local Government Area of…

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  • 3 Sentenced For Illegal Possession Of Firearms In Edo

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    An Egor magistrate court in Benin, on Wednesday sentenced three persons to 12 months imprisonment each, over illegal fire arm possession. The accused, Igho Braimah, Ayo Olatunji, Isaiah Idanedanegbe and Ugbo Ogie, were sentenced to 12 months imprisonment each, on three count charge of unlawful possession of fire arm. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Igho Braimah,…

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  • Suspected Ritualists Murder 62-year Old Hunchback In Edo

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    Four suspected ritualists who murdered a 62-year-old man and collected his hunchback in Urue village, Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State have been arrested by the state Police Command. The suspects Ajuma Sunday, 36, Peter Olotu, 38, Sunday Okoro, 62 and a native doctor Philip Ogeneka, 50, who committed the act on Sunday,…

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  • Can Dirt In Mechanic Workshops Be Tackled?

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    Surrounded with wreckages of accident vehicles, the outlook of automobile workshops is an eyesore. SOLOMON AYADO (Abuja) PATRICK OCHOGA (Benin) BEATRICE GONDYI (Bauchi) HEMBADOON ORSAR (Makurdi) write on the need to tackle the menace.  The disgusting dirt in automobile workshops in the country has become something that is a source of danger. At the popular…

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  • We Will Strengthen Government Communication Structure – Gov Obaseki

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    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State says his government will strengthen its communication structure that will guarantee unhindered and effective transmission of government activities to the public. Speaking while receiving Mrs. Pauline Igbanor, the Zonal Director, Nigerian Television Authority and her team in Government House, Benin City on Tuesday, Governor Obaseki said, the platform would…

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  • Obaseki Offers 50% Waiver To Tax Defaulters In Edo

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    In a concerted move to encourage citizens as well as clean some of challenges against tax defaulters,  Edo state government has approved 50 percent waivers for tax defaulters in the state. The moratorium which has its terms and conditions, among others, require that all the outstanding tax liabilities running into billions of naira inherited from…

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