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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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  • Obaseki Fires Embattled SUBEB Boss Under EFCC Investigation

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    Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on Friday wielded his big stick with the suspension of the embattled Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Chief Steve Alao from office with immediate effect. In his replacement, Governor Obaseki has approved without delay the appointment of Mallam Ali Sulayman as the interim Board Chairman of…

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  • Edo: Issues As Obaseki Takes Over

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    Last weekend swearing-in of Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki as the new governor of Edo State marks an end to the 8-year rule of Comrade Adams Oshiomhiole. PATRICK OCHOGA, who covered the event takes a look at the people’s expectations from the new government Former Governor Adams Oshiomhiole last weekend bowed out of office in a blaze…

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  • Edo To Employ More Qualified Teachers To Public Schools

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    In line with state government desire to improve the education sector, Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole on Sunday has assured that the state government will employ more teachers this week, before the end of his administration, to ensure that quality education is given to students in public schools in the state Speaking during an interactive…

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