Tag: Benin

AFCON 2021: Super Eagles Edged Squirrels of Benin in Qualifier

Henry Solomon- November 13, 2019

Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Wednesday defeated the Squirrels of Benin Republic 2-1 in the opening Group L match of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) ... Read More

Child Abuse Suspect in NAPTIP Custody

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2018

The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said it had arrested one person for alleged child ... Read More

How CNPP is fighting for Gov. Obaseki

admin- August 23, 2018

The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) has condemned the attack on Gov. Godwin Obaseki by some youths in Edo Central Senatorial district on Aug. ... Read More

Edo Govt. moves to clear salary arrears in LGs

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 31, 2018

The Edo Government on Wednesday said it had put modalities in place to clear the salary arrears owed by the immediate past Local Government administrations ... Read More

NNL: Bendel Insurance beat J-Atete 1-0

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 31, 2018

Bendel Insurance Football Club of Benin on Wednesday defeated visiting J-Atete FC of Warri 1-0 in a 2017/2018 Nigeria National League (NNL) fixture. Micheal Enaruna ... Read More

Leaders Must be Held Accountable for Their Deeds – Philip Shaibu

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2018

The Deputy Governor of Edo, Philip Shaibu, has called on Nigerian to endeavour to always hold those in leadership positions accountable for their services to ... Read More

Edo Assembly Approves State Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons

Henry Solomon- March 14, 2018

The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill for a Law to prohibit trafficking in persons and also approved the establishment of a ... Read More

Jos Electricity Distribution Company Begins Installation of 10,000 Pre-Paid Meters in Gombe

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 23, 2018

Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC) says it has commenced installation of the second phase of 10, 000 free-paid meters to its customers in Gombe State. ... Read More

Edo Govt Releases IDP Distribution Materials Roster — Official

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 22, 2018

The Edo Government on Thursday released a roster showing how relief materials approved by the Federal Government for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the ... Read More

President Buhari Commends Oba, Benin Kingdom

Tanimu- November 24, 2017

Garba Shehu, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday expressed delight with the stabilising roles that the Eweka Dynasty of Benin Kingdom had been playing in the ... Read More

Edo Teachers Call for Rejection of Bill Transferring Salary to LG

Henry Solomon- November 22, 2017

Primary school teachers in Edo have called on the state’s House of Assembly to reject any Bill prescribing transfer of payment of teachers’ salary to ... Read More

Operation Crocodile Smile: Army Arrests 30 Suspects, Destroys Illegal Refineries In Benin

Abdul Jimoh- October 27, 2017

The 4 Brigade Headquarters of the Nigerian Army, Benin, has arrested 30 suspects for various criminal offences and destroyed more illegal refineries in continuation of ... Read More

Late Ogbemudia’s legacies Will Not Be Forgotten

Henry Solomon- March 17, 2017

Governor Godwin Obaseki stand by the Casket of Late Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia to pay his last respect Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has assured ... Read More

Edo Governorship Election : Court Reserves Judgment on Appeal Filed By PDP

Henry Solomon- March 16, 2017

The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, on Thursday reserved judgment sine dine in the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), and Mr Osagie ... Read More

Osinbajo At Bi-annual PFN Conference: Hate is Man’s Greatest Enemy

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2017

Acting President of Nigeria, Professor  Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday urged Nigerians to embrace love, saying “the seed of hate is the device of the devil.” ... Read More

Obaseki Reveals Strategy To Create Massive Job Opportunities In Edo State

Henry Solomon- December 1, 2016

Governor Godwin Obaseki has said that Edo State was ready to massively develop the rural, especially the oil producing communities, to create job opportunities for ... Read More

NNPC Set To Grow Oil, Gas Reserves

Henry Solomon- December 1, 2016

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru has vowed to improve reserves and production capacity of the ... Read More

Governor Oshiomole Hosts President Buhari In His Last Minutes

Streaming Admin- November 7, 2016

Governor Oshiomole will today host Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in Benin city, the Edo state capital, on a two-day working visit. President Buhari on his ... Read More

Minister Opens Commemorative Art Exhibition of Benin Kingdom

Tanimu- October 22, 2016

Lai Mohammed Opens Art Exhibition of Benin Kingdom Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has hailed the very rich ... Read More

We will ensure diligent rehabilitation of Boko Haram victims and end terrorism ~ President Buhari

Abdul Jimoh- August 27, 2016

President Buhari said Nigeria will diligently ensure full rehabilitation of victims of Boko Haram and find lasting solutions to combat threats of terrorism in the ... Read More