WORSHIPPERS OF EDO DIETIES DESERVE A PLACE AT THE NATIONAL CONFAB JUST AS THE BELIEVERS OF IFA HAVE INSISTED FOR A SIT OR TWO Confab: Edosomwan, others emerge as Edo delegates News Monday,
March 3, 2014
BY SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN
-THE Edo State Government has forwarded the names of three of its representatives for the proposed National Conference to the Federal Government. In the list is Chief Charles Edosomwan (SAN), a former Attorney… Continue
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I have been almost all over the world in this small time I've spent on earth and I have spoken to lots of people both rich and poor alike. One question keeps lingering on my mind even though I've ask a lot of people about it, I still want to use this avenue to ask my good people back home and in diaspora as to why we all want to become rich men and women irrespective of our colors, races, creeds and tribes.… Continue
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on September 29, 2013
You don’t just barge into the palace of Omo N’oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Erediauwa, the 38th Oba of Benin, to see the monarch. The Oba of Benin is unarguably one of Nigeria’s most reverred royal fathers. He…
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The 2013 Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba of Benin annual Ugie commenced with the Ugie-Erhoba ceremony.
Ugie-Erhoba is a memorial anniversary of the reigning Oba’s father.
The rituals of the ceremony are used to make propitiation to the spirits of…
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As we congratulate the Oba Of Benin, Omo N'Oba Nedo, OBA Erediauwa on the launching of his book titled "CRADLE OF IDEAS" it is also pertinent that we make the following observations. Continue
The Book "CRADLE OF IDEAS" was launched with N50 Million Naira by Captain OSA and his…
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By Enahoro Iyemefokhai, Benin
Authorities of the Edo State command of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) are currently enmeshed in controversies over the alleged murder and burial of two prison inmates.
A 21 year old…
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SUNDAY, 29 SEPTEMBER 2013 00:00 BY TAJUDEEN SOWOLE …
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By MIKE OSAROGIAGBON. : 09/25/2013
Mr. Foluso Adebanjo, Edo State Commissioner of Police speaking to newsmen during the parade of some suspected criminals in Edo State.
BENIN CITY – Edo State Police Command has paraded…
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BY GABRIEL ENOGHOLASE
BENIN—OVER 12 hours torrential rainfall grounded commercial activities in Benin, EdoS tate capital, Monday, and submerged some houses in Ekpoma, headquarters of Esan West Local Government Area.
Reports from other parts of state also indicated that people were forced to stay indoors due to the heavy rain.…
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An 18-year-old girl, Chinyere Onorfue, was found in a hotel room in Benin City, the capital of Edo state, dead
Chinyere who allegedly checked into the hotel, with one Emmanuel Ajayi, on 19 August, was discovered dead in the room at about 8 pm of the same date, with her throat slashed.
Investigations by operatives of the Edo state police command led to the arrest of Emmanuel Ajayi and another suspect who were allegedly found in the hotel…
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Says FG yet to release funds for Edo erosion control—Govt Benin City Flood Edo State Government has denied receipt of any money from the Ecological Fund to tackle the erosion menace ravaging Auchi in Edo North and Queen Ede in Edo South. In a statement issued by the Special Adviser, Media and Public Affairs to the Governor, Prince Kassim Afegbua, the Government said those peddling the rumour only did so out of ignorance and mischief. Afegbua said: “Our attention has been drawn… Continue
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O ba of Benin The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba Erediauwa, has requested that the Benin airport should be upgraded to an international status being one of the oldest airports in the country. The Oba made this known when managing director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), George Uriesi, paid him… Continue
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IRHUE – Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has called on indigene of the state to join hands with government to develop the forests and green environment of the state.
He made the call yesterday at Ehor forest reserve, Irhue, Uhunmwode Local Government Area, Edo State, during the tree/ planting exercise to commemorate the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Centre in New York, and the birth of Prince Alexander of England.
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on September 08, 2013
By Simon Ebegbulem, Benin-City
…Affected staff ruined the lives of 142 students…
University of Benin (UNIBEN) Governing Council recently sacked 44 staff of the institution allegedly involved in allegations that bordered on gross misconduct. But since the decision was taken, the Vice-Chancellor of the…
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SEPTEMBER 7, 2013 BY GBENRO ADEOYE …
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August 29, 2013 by Punch Editorial Board
GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State and his primary school teachers recently offered the country a classic evidence of the collapse of the foundation of education in an astounding literacy drama. A female primary school teacher for 20 years was unable to read her age declaration affidavit. Even when the governor prodded her by reading the text and asked her to repeat…
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Nigeria Police Force Continue
POLICE PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, EDO STATE COMMAND DATED 24.08.2013.
In our continuous efforts to rid the state of crime and criminality especially in cases of armed robbery and kidnapping, operatives of the command led by the DPO Ehor division responded swiftly to a distress
call on 23/08/2013 at about 3:30pm that unspecified number of armed men had blocked the Benin-Auchi road by Ehor axis.…
Added by Otedo News Update on August 25, 2013 at 2:10pm —
By SIMON EBEGBULEM
BENIN -THERE was confusion Saturday at the Benin Airport and in what seems to be a serious security breach on a local flight, as a teenage boy stowed away allegedly in the tyre hold of an Arik Aircraft from Benin to Lagos.
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Benin city – Edo State Government has taken drastic steps to reposition the Bendel Brewery Company Limited.
State Commissioner, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Barr. MacDonald Obsuke made this known when he paid an unscheduled visit to the Brewery to address workers of the Factory on recent modalities employed by Government for its…
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