September 2012 Blog Posts (25)

Edo lawmaker shot

September 29, 2012 by James Azania



A member of the Edo State House of Assembly representing Etsako West I, Rasaq Momoh, was on Thursday night shot by yet-to-be identified gunmen in the state capital, Benin.

Momoh, who is the House Committee Chairman on Finance, was reportedly shot on Akenzua Road, around 9.30 pm while on a visit.



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BREAKING NEWS:UKONGA CONGRATULATE OSHIOMHOLE OVER TRIBUNAL JUDGEMENT



The SDMP Governorship candidate in the Edo polls of July 14 , 2012, Prince Frank Ukonga congratulates Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on his victory at the Tribunal and called on all contenders to bury the hatchet and move Edo state to higher standards of rectitude and development.



" The victory is the…

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THE ROLE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN GRASSROOT DEVELOPMENT AND THE ATTAINMENT OFTHE MiLLINNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS.

28/09/2012

By Henry Agbeso



Aristotle, the great Greek philosopher, who was described by Dante, the Latin poet, as the “master of those who know”, had suggested that “definition of terms (names )…

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The untold story of the woman who allegedly delivered a horse in Benin

September 15, 2012



The mysterious birth of a horse-like creature in Benin City, Edo State by a woman in a church has plunged residents of Benin metropolis into dissolution as many are still grappling with the reality of a woman giving birth to horse, while some others opined that such thing could only be…

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PDP boss: ‘They want to chop Airhiavbere’s money’

August 13, 2012



By JETHRO IBILEKE/Benin



The verbal altercation between members of the Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), over the election petition filed by the Governorship candidate of the party, Gen. Charles Airhiavbere at the State Election Petition Tribunal challenging the election of Governor Adams Oshiomhole has continued to put the party in…

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Who Can Stop Airhiavbere?

Who Can Stop Airhiavbere?

By Okharedia Ihimekpen



The voice betrayed his emotions. He tried to be as calm as he could, possibly managed talking, as it were, on such a highly volatile issue. But the frustration was palpable. You could almost feel it. Finally he uttered with utter exasperation, “Airhiavbere must be supported to go to the court tribunal”. The meeting was at ubiaja, the…

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Book on ‘Ewuare’, the Oba of Benin for launch, Sept 27

By GRACE EBLUGBEKE

/NDUBUISI UMORO/EMMANUEL OMOLEYE/EHUKWUEMEKA KANU/COLLIUS AIGBODION/IYORE ENADEGHE/AIREBUWA KAYODE-IYASERE



  09/25/2012

BENIN CITY – The formal launch of the book “Ewuare The Oba Of Benin” written by Dr. Ekhaguosa Aisien has been…
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Edo to set up Public Defender Office to fight rights abuses

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Flood: Sacked Communities In Edo Get N100m Relief Materials

Tue, 25/09/2012 -

PATRICK OCHOGA



Shocked by the extent of damage and the sacking of several communities in Etsako Central, Etsako East and parts of Esan South local government areas of Edo State , the Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Sunday evening ordered the immediate release of N100 million to provide relief materials to affected victims.…

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Oshiomhole Sends Top Government Officials To Classrooms

Mon, 24/09/2012

BY PATRICK OCHOGA



The Edo State Ministry of Education has mandated top government officials such as Commissioners, Permanent Secretaries, Chairmen of Boards and Directors to take up teaching classes in public schools to assess their level of needs and help supervise their teachers.…

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Crown Prince Erediauwa holds thanksgiving service

By CLIFFORD AGBAJOR



BENIN CITY – The Edaiken N’Uselu, Prince (Amb.) Eheneden Erediauwa held a thanksgiving service yesterday at the Holy Aruosa Cathedral in Benin City, to appreciate God after a meritorious diplomatic service to the…

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Alleged Fake Documents Heightens Questions Over Oshiomhole’s Academic Credentials

13/09/2012

GOVERNOR OF EDO STATE, COMRADE ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE

 
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I didn't reject national honour, says Obaseki

Friday, September 21, 2012



By Moses Ebosele



RETIRED Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Andrew Otutu Obaseki, yesterday denied newspaper reports that he rejected the national honour bestowed on him…

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The Primary School Certificate Saga

By Mrs. Omololu Ogbeni

September 23, 2012



Most Nigerians never cease to amaze me, we scream about corrupt practices and how we want to see it eradicated in our country, but as soon as it favors us we find excuses for it.…

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An uncivilized flood and Nigeria's questionable response to it

As the River Niger flood-waters inundate  downstream communities, on its way to the ocean, the same ugly scenario that occurred to communities riparian to the Benue River is repeating itself in communities riparian to the River Niger, in Edo State. My own village of Udochi, which is 14 kms downstream of Agenebode is flooded, with heavy loss to properties, and unmeasurable pain to human lives. Thankfully, no human life has been lost, and almost all the elderly and…

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AN ADDRESS BY HRH PRINCE EDUN AKENZUA, ENOGIE

AN ADDRESS BY HRH PRINCE EDUN AKENZUA, ENOGIE OF OBAZUWA DURING THE CELEBRATION OF THE 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE CREATION OF EDO STATE BY EDO STATE DAY COMMITTEE AT WELBOURN CENTRE TOTTENHAM, LONDON ON 1ST SEPTEMBER, 2012.



I thank the organisers of this event for inviting me to chair the…

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Ogbemudia at 80-

By Dr. David Ekomwenrenren, Director of Publicity and Intelligence.



opposition politicians urged to emulate the virtue of tolerance and dynamic cooperation. A tribute to Dr. S.O. Ogbemudia on the occation of his birthday ceremony, by the Benin National Congress. 16/09/12



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Nigeria in chaos, says Prof. Iyayi

Published on September 14, 2012 by pmnews   ·   



EROMOSELE EBHOMELE



Former President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Festus Iyayi, has described Nigeria as a country in…

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NCMM And Fresh Moves To Repatriate Looted Nigerian Artefacts

By Francis Odupute

CONTRARY to the beliefs and arguments by some Art pundits and culture stakeholders in Nigeria that the Federal Government, through the National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) has been negligent, unfocused and unserious about recovering thousands of artefacts stolen from Benin by the British soldiers during the 1897 punitive war against the Benin King (capital of…

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The Crown Prince: Telling It As It Is

By HENRY BALOGUN



Last updated: 09/15/2012



Last week, The Edaiken N’Uselu, His Royal Highness Crown Prince (Amb). Eheneden Erediauwa while playing host to members of the National Union of Benin Students from the University of Benin had admonished Youths that constitute Community Development Association (CDAs) in various parts of the kingdom to desist from violent acts that would…

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