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Igbinedion Loses Lawsuit To Reclaim N3.3 Billion Lost To Venezuelan Fraudsters

In 2006, through his now defunct company, Skanga Energy and Marine Limited, Mr. Igbinedion, while still a sitting governor, tried to make a killing from the lucrative but fraud-tainted oil importation business.

A legal bid by a former governor of Edo State, Lucky Igbinedion, to recover N3.3 billion he lost to Venezuelan fraudsters in a weird oil deal, has been…

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Christopher Columbus From An Africans Perspective



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Nigerian Jumps Out Of Window In Maylasia

A Nigerian student from Edo State jumped from a window of a 15-storey building trying to escape police in Maylasia.

According to the Malaysian Star, an online news portal, student simply identified as Osazuwe was staying with friends when police stormed the place and in a bid to escape, he decided to jump from the window instead of being caught and probably sent to jail.

Reportedly, the incident happened when another Nigerian student had lodged a police report in…

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Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Dumped ACN for PDP

Explosion Rocks Edo Government House





A powerful explosion late Saturday night hit a building bordering the official residence of the Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams…
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Professor Osasere Orumwense appointed Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin

 A new Vice Chancellor has been appointed for the University of Benin. He is Professor Osasere Orumwense.

 

The new Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin…

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EDO STATE CRISIS - A CALL TO ORDER

EDO STATE CRISIS - A CALL TO ORDER…
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Edo LG APC leaders dole out N5m to market women

on October 08, 2014 

By Simon Ebegbulem

BENIN—THE leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Uhumnwonde Local Government Area of Edo State, yesterday, gave out of N5 million to over one hundred market women to boost their small scale businesses in…

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Edo State Govt. Immortalizes Two-time Gov., General Ogbemudia

 

Benin, Edo Nigeria – Oladipo Airenakho.
A statue to immortalize retired Nigeria’s General Samuel Osaigbovo…
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Edo Lawmakers get N864m annually for constituency projects -Shaibu

The Majority Leader of the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Philip Shaibu, has revealed that each of the 24 lawmakers in the state house of assembly gets an annual allocation of N36 million for the execution of projects in their respective constituencies.

He explained that the state executive and legislature collaborate in ensuring all communities within the state enjoy the dividends of democracy through the provision of basic and social amenities.

Shaibu, who…

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We get N36m annually for constituency projects – Shaibu

on October 04, 2014 

By SIMON  EBEGBULEM



THE Majority Leader of the Edo State House of Assembly,Mr Philip Shaibu has disclosed that each lawmaker in the state House of Assembly receives the sum of N36million yearly for…

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The Discrimination of Benins in Edoland - Edo state politics

 

I'm shock with the way things are run in Edo state. Especially the structure and organogram of the event of yesterday, how the Binis were relegated to nothing…

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Why Oba Erediauwa should visit President Ebere Goodluck Jonathan.

The institution of Oba of Benin is highly reverend Worldwide, there re other royal fathers in this institution who are equally respected but Oba of Benin is the head of Edo royal institutions. We at Benin Times are imploring his majesty Oba Erediauwa to make a state visit to President Ebere…

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The governor of Edo State Nigeria, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole has reportedly remarried.

4 years after losing his first wife Clara to cancer, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole has picked a new wife for himself. He stepped out with his new wife at the 50th birthday celebration of Toyin Saraki, the wife of Senator Bukola Saraki. The party, which took place in London, had many political…

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2015 Presidency: Oshiomhole submits letter of intent to APC leadership

By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN CITY



—AHEAD the 2015 presidential election, Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, has submitted a letter of intent to the national leadership of the…

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IS POLYGAMY REALLY BAD ?

on September 20, 2014



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A few weeks ago, I published a story about a friend who recently discovered that her husband was raising another family besides theirs. Typically acting like a normal woman would, or rather is expected to, Bisola began threatening hell and brimstone, wailing as if her world had collapsed. Akin had betrayed her love and their marriage vows and she would disgrace him. How? I had asked. Has Akin done anything extraordinary? If his other family would affect… Continue

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PRESS RELEASE: OPEN MESSAGE TO THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY.

PRESS RELEASE:OPEN MESSAGE TO THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY.

BENIN KINGDOM IS ONE OF THE BEACONS OF AFRICA 

AND A SHINNING HOPE FOR THE FUTURE OF AFRICA.

RESTORE BENIN KINGDOM IS NOT A THREAT TO 

THE INTERNATIONAL…

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The Way Forward - NIGERIA



In view of the recurrent lack of direction and purpose of Nigeria as a country, it is important for the south south areas of Nigeria to form a strong alliance sufficient enough to be a possible nation. This realization is currently being pursued by the other large groups: West, East and…

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Added by DR. DANIEL ODIGIE on September 6, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

From ongoing protest at Benin-Ore Expressway by students

Students of the College of Education, Ogwaruo, Benin, are currently causing traffic gridlock on the Benin-Ore Expressway. According to a Newsmen in Benin who sent in the pics, the students are refusing to allow cars ply the high way. He said the students are protesting no results, no good roads, no power, that their school is like a poultry with no authority.



The police have…

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HOW MANY NIGERIANS OR EDO PEOPLE DO SPEAK SPANISH? August 31, 2014 What’s so amazing and so confusing to me is this: why do Otedo articles and commentaries always put Spanish articles and commentarie…

HOW MANY NIGERIANS OR EDO PEOPLE DO SPEAK SPANISH?

August 31, 2014

What’s so amazing and so confusing to me is this: why do Otedo articles and commentaries always put Spanish articles and commentaries next to their pages? With the exception of Edos in the Spanish diaspora, how many other Nigerians or edo people do speak Spanish?

Nigeria is flanked by French–speaking, peace-loving, hard-working countries. Spanish…

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Added by Amadi P. Ogbonmwan on August 31, 2014 at 5:07pm — 1 Comment

Walker and the Restitution of Two Benin Bronzes

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June 20, 2014 would go down in history as a memorable day for the people of Benin and advocates for the return of looted Benin artefacts taken during the infamous 1897 British expedition to Benin. About 4,000 objects were reportedly stolen from Benin, by the British while…

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