September 2013 Blog Posts (10)

Crisis Looms In Benin City Over Mysterious Death Of 2 Inmates

Thursday, 19 September 2013 

Prison inmates

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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Added by Otedo News Update on September 30, 2013 at 4:08am — 3 Comments

U.S. Museum Splits Benin Royal House

SUNDAY, 29 SEPTEMBER 2013 00:00 BY TAJUDEEN SOWOLE …

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Added by Otedo News Update on September 29, 2013 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Edo Police Command parade 26 suspected criminals



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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Added by Otedo News Update on September 26, 2013 at 4:55am — No Comments

Downpour sacks Edo communities

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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Added by Otedo News Update on September 26, 2013 at 3:30am — No Comments

18 Years Old Girl Killed In A Hotel In Benin



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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Edo State Yet To Receive Erosion Control Fund From Federal Government- Govt

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…

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Oba of Benin The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba Erediauwa, has requested that the Benin airport should be upgraded to an international status

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…

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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.



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.



Comrade…

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Added by Otedo News Update on September 13, 2013 at 7:58am — No Comments

UNIBEN VC’s ALLEGED POISONING: ‘Lecturers punished for ‘crimes against humanity’ are fighting back’

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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Added by Otedo News Update on September 12, 2013 at 10:43pm — 1 Comment

In the last 20 years, I’ve spent an hour daily reading dictionaries –Obahiagbon

SEPTEMBER 7, 2013 BY GBENRO ADEOYE …

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