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Abuja court judge passes on at 32

A 32-year-old judge at the Grade 1 Area Court, Kubwa, Abuja, Abdulwahab Mohammed, who slumped on Saturday, has died. The court’s executive officer, litigation, Umar Kontagora, told the News Agency of Nigeria that Mohammed died at the National Hospital Abuja on the same day. Kontagora said the late judge, who had his tooth pulled out […]

Wike is my godfather, I’ll support his re-election bid

A popular Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, also called Davido, on Sunday said he would work for Governor Nyesom Wike’s second term in office. The musician, who made the pledge in Port Harcourt when he visited the Rivers State governor, said he would also institute a talent hunt show for Rivers-based artistes. He said the programme […]

Four injured as petrol tanker accident in Yenagoa

Four persons have been critically injured in a ghastly motor accident involving a tanker laden with petrol and two commercial tricycles known as ”Keke NAPEP.” The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident happened on Sunday morning along Akenpai, a suburb of Yenagoa, the state capital. The accident, according to a resident who […]

Yellow fever claims another life in Edo

UBTH Yellow fever has reportedly claimed another life in Benin city, the Edo State capital. The unidentified victim reportedly died at the accident and emergency unit of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH). It was gathered that the victim, a middle-aged man, was rushed to the hospital on Friday afternoon, and he died even […]

2019: INEC appoints Adesua, Ebuka, Cobhams, Ayefele as ambassadors

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called on Nigerian celebrities to utilise their platforms to promote voter education, youth inclusion and non-violent participation in the 2019 general elections. Yakubu made the call at an INEC Interactive Session/Dinner held in Lagos on Saturday night while appointing new ambassadors for the […]

HON. JOSIE OGEDEGBE BAGS 2018 BEST CHAIRMAN AWARD

HON. JOSIE OGEDEGBE BAGS 2018 BEST CHAIRMAN AWARD Hon. (Engr.) Josie Ogedegbe, has been invested with the award as the best local government chairman in Edo state for his great and passionate service in ensuring the protection of lives and properties of his people and developmental strides, by 2018 Second Edition Papyrus Magazine Award, held […]

EPL: Mourinho speaks on new signings in January

EPL: Mourinho speaks on new signings in January Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has admitted he does not know if he will have new players next month. United face Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday, where defeat would leave them 19 points behind their title-chasing rivals. Mourinho had frequently voiced his displeasure at United’s failure to […]

There has been considerable progress in Ikpoba-Okha #LGA as the Osayande 30-road rehabilitation programme continue to visit various communities; opening-up hitherto closed roads and rehabilitating wrecklessly abandoned roads by past administrations

CPSDigest: Road Infrastructure There has been considerable progress in Ikpoba-Okha #LGA as the Osayande 30-road rehabilitation programme continue to visit various communities; opening-up hitherto closed roads and rehabilitating wrecklessly abandoned roads by past administrations Dr. Eric Osayande has intervened massively in the underlisted roads while others in Upper Sakponba and Ologbo axis gears-up for Council […]

Budget 2019: NASS workers strike, executive/legislative feud threaten presentation | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

• 2019 Poll May Affect Passage It is likely that the promise by this government to reset the country’s disjointed and dysfunctional budgeting system, may not materialise before the end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s four-year tenure. Rather than put in place the much-talked about January to December life cycle for the national budget, the administration […]

37 SDP chairmen reject Jerry Gana, fault ruling

The 37 state party chairmen of the Social Democratic Party, including that of the Federal Capital Territory have rejected the Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf-led court order which declared Prof. Jerry Gana as the presidential candidate of the party. An FCT High Court had on Friday declared Gana the winner of the presidential primary of the SDP […]

Federal government commences ‘N-Power-Enhance’ for Batch A beneficiaries

The federal government has commenced ‘N-Power-Enhance’, designed to advance the social investment programme (N-Power) which has empowered thousands of Nigerian youths across the country. Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Job Creation and Youth Employment and the National Coordinator of the Federal Government Social Investment Programme, N-Power, Mr. Afolabi Imoukhuede, said ‘N-Power-Enhance’ is […]

Benin DisCo takes safety sensitization programme to schools

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has launched its safety sensitization programme in schools by creating awareness in primary schools about how to keep safe around electricity in general and how to observe best safe practices in their homes with electricity. The safety sensitization is part of the BEDC Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. The […]

Mo Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah has become the fourth player to be named the BBC African Footballer of the Year a second time, making history for club and country in doing so. The 26-year-old defended his title from 2017, as announced by the BBC on Friday. Salah beat club teammate Sadio Mane, Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, […]

Vote buying, act of corruption–ICPC – The Eagle Online

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission on Friday in Lagos described vote buying as an act of corruption which the commission was committed to tackling. Dr Musa Abubakar, the Acting Chairman of  ICPC, made the declaration at a one-day ‘National Campaign Against Vote Buying and other Electoral Malpractices’ organised by ICPC in […]

Obaseki tasks physical planning ministry, EDOGIS, Surveyor-General on new master plan for Edo State

…as EDPA presents scorecard  Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the ministries of Physical Planning and Urban Development; Environment and Sustainability, Office of the Surveyor-General and the Edo Geographic Information Service (EDOGIS) to develop a master plan for Benin City and Edo State.  Obaseki gave the marching order while declaring open the Edo […]

Igue Festival: Obaseki congratulates Benin Monarch

…prays for Edo’s progress Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated the Benin Monarch, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, on the celebration of the annual Igue Festival. In a statement issued in Benin City on Friday, Obaseki said: “On behalf of the Government of Edo State, I congratulate the Omo […]

ASUP strike justifiable – Shehu Sani

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has pointed out that the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, is justified. He made the statement on his Twitter handle in response to the indefinite strike embarked upon by the union recently. Senator Sani said, “The strike embarked upon by the polytechnic […]

Yuletide: Obaseki celebrates Edo market women

…20,000 Edo market women to benefit from Trader-moni …18 markets to be fitted with toilets, water facilities  The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has celebrated with market women in Edo State in the spirit of the Yuletide season, thanking them for their support for the state government and his policies. The governor expressed his […]

Yemi Osinbajo presides over extended NEC

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, is currently presiding over an extended National Economic Council (NEC) at the State House Conference, Abuja. This is a follow up to first one held in March, in line with the Muhammadu Buhari administration’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) for inclusive growth human development nationwide. The NEC extended National Economic […]

We Must Change Our Attitude As Journalists and Uphold The Profession With High Esteem…… Ferdinand Osakue Chairmanship Candidate NUJ Edo State Chapter.

We Must Change Our Attitude As Journalists and Uphold The Profession With High Esteem…… Ferdinand Osakue Chairmanship Candidate NUJ Edo State Chapter. Mr. Ferdinand osakue has called on journalist to be professional in their duty and to uphold the profession with high esteem and dignity. In a letter signed by Mr. Osakue, it reads: Good […]

Governors to meet Muhammadu Buhari again on minimum wage

Governors are to meet President Muhammadu Buhari again to find a way out of the controversy surrounding a new minimum wage, just as Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) calls for the implementation in January. The governors on the platform of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) are meeting with Buhari on Friday. But the NGF Head, […]

RCCG ends faith summit | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, RCCG General Overseer The annual event, convened by Adebare Edun, the pastor-in-charge of the area is held to commemorate his birthday. The week-long programme with the theme: “Faith for a new beginning” was anchored by guest ministers, including wife of presiding bishop of Victory Life Bible Church, Abeokuta, Fola Achedume; pastor-in-charge […]