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Edo Deputy Governor Challenges Sports Administrators on Planning

Edo Deputy Governor Challenges Sports Administrators on Planning

Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu has called on the National Council on Sports and Sport Federations in the country to ensure timely proposals of events for proper planning, training and sponsorship by private sector. Shaibu, in a message to the 2020 National Council on Sports, NSC, meeting held in Asaba Delta state, explained that

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Remain resilient, don’t be demoralized, IGP encourages Police personnel

Says officers killed, injured to be promoted, compensated, with families. Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has praised the resilience, patience, and what he described as “maximum restraint” shown by his officers and men even in the face of provocation during the recent EndSARS protests championed by Nigerian youths but which was hijacked by

obaseki receives INEC’s Certificate of Return photo

PDP Tells Election Tribunal Error in Obaseki’s Varsity Certificate Caused by Photocopier

The Edo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal resumed hearing on Tuesday of the five petitions filed against the return of incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki for a second term in office following his victory in the September 19, 2020 election with the state Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) attributing the error on the governor’s

chief, Eduwu Ekhator Obasogie Photo

Benin Kingdom Loses Prominent Chief, As Obaseki Mourns the Obasogie

Edo State is mourning the death of one of its illustrious sons and a prominent and flamboyant Benin traditional chief, Eduwu Ekhator Obasogie, the Obasogie of Benin Kingdom. The Obasogie, a septuagenarian, reportedly slumped Sunday night at his residence and did not recover. He had always played a prominent role in palace activities as one

Obaseki Wins Re-election

Edo Guber: Tribunal Orders Substituted Service as Obaseki, Shaibu, PDP Evade Service of Five Petitions, Processes

…Chairman pledges to shun external influence. The inaugural sitting of the Edo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal was held on Friday with Chairman of the three-man panel, Justice Abdulrazak Abdulkareem, ordering a substituted service of the petitions and processes to be posted on the wall of PDP’s state secretariat and Government House, Benin, while the

Gift Osayuhi, the "IGP", with members of the Talakawa Parliament after his release photo

EndSARS Protest: CSO Secures Release of Minor “Police IG” in Edo

The minor who was arrested for dressing in a police uniform allegedly stolen during an attack and looting of the Oba Market Police Station, Ring Road, in Benin, Edo State, has been released unconditionally. The 11-year-old boy, identified as Gift Osayuhi, was released at the intervention of members of the Talakawa Parliament, a civil society

Isha, Wike and Egbala

Wike Accuses Nigerian Editors of Failing to Hold Public Officers Accountable

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused members of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, of failing to hold public officers to account for their stewardship. The governor, who hosted a delegation of the guild at Government House, Port Harcourt on Friday, said most often the editors were interested in praising public officers and giving

A Minor and a Sergeant?

A Minor and a Sergeant?

An 11-year-old boy caught dressed in police uniform with the rank of a sergeant has been arrested in Benin by men of the Edo State police command and would soon be arraigned at a juvenile court. The boy whose name was not given, was allegedly part of the mob that invaded and looted the Oba

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