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COVID-19: Obaseki Flags Off N-CARES Agric Programme In Support of Edo Farmers

COVID-19: Obaseki Flags Off N-CARES Agric Programme In Support of Edo Farmers

As part of deliberate efforts to mitigate the effect of COVID-19 on the economy of the state and guarantee food security, Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki on Thursday flagged off the Nigeria Coronavirus (COVID-19) Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (N-CARES) programme which would support over 12,494 small-holder farmers across the state with farm inputs. Governor

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Port Harcourt Floods: Govt, Victims Trade Blames

Victims of Tuesday’s massive flooding in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital have blamed poor construction work by government contractors for the disaster. But the state government has returned the blame to residents who dump solid wastes in the drains and build on flood channels. The flood, the worst in so many years, submerged widespread

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Autopsy Report Exonerates Enogie of Complicity in Death of Eight Months Old Pregnant Mistress

The Edo State Police Command on Wednesday released the autopsy report of one Faith Aigbe whose corpse was found abandoned in the vehicle of Enogie of Uroho, Iguodala Ogieriakhi at the premises of Edo Specialist Hospital, Benin on September 10, 2021. She was eight months pregnant. The autopsy, conducted by former police pathologist, and retired

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Ijaw Community Upbeat Over Prospect of Connection to National Grid

It was all excitement and jubilation in Inikorogha, a prominent Ijaw community in Ovia South Local Government Area of Edo State, as the lawmaker representing the area in the House of Representatives, Dennis Idahosa, made good his campaign promise to connect the community to the national grid. Hitherto, the community had been relying on power

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Tragedy in Edo As Truck Crushes Nine Commuters In Early Morning Accident

It was a horrendous bloodbath, tears and sorrow in Benin-City, Edo State capital in the early hours of Tuesday as a heavy duty truck crushed nine commuters to death along Sokponba Road by Ogbelaka junction. Other persons injured in the ghastly accident, which, according to eyewitnesses, occurred around 7.30 am when a tipper loaded with

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Residents Call for Drastic Measures as Heavy Rains Submerge Port Harcourt

Most parts of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, including Government House and the state Secretariat Complex, were on Tuesday submerged as heavy rains pounded the city for several hours. The rains which started very early in the day barred many residents from leaving their homes, which incidentally became flooded. One resident in GRA area

Photo caption: left to right: Head, Dept of Architecture, D.S. Tobi, Rector, Kenpoly, Ledum Gwara and Rivers Chairman of NIA, Toku Fiberesima

Architects Seek Involvement in Training Polytechnic Students

Professional architects have made a case for the involvement of professionals in the assessment of graduating polytechnic students of architecture in the polytechnics. The Chairman of the Rivers State Chapter of Nigeria Institute of Architects, NIA, Toku Fiberesima, made the case when he led a delegation of the executive committee of the Rivers State branch

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Debts, VAT and States’ Gold Mines

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 20 September, 2021) The National Assembly last Tuesday received a presidential request for yet fresh foreign loans. This time, it is $4billion and €710million (N2 Trillion) to finance ‘critical projects’ in the 2021 budget. Our lawmakers will approve the loan request without asking any question. It is not

From L-R Mrs Kemi Elebute Halle with her daughter, Chief Olufemi Eponlolaye, National Co-Ordinator, Dominion Group and Mrs Olayinka Ajayi, Matron, Erelu Angela Adebayo Children's Home, Iyin-Ekiti.

Let Us Support The Needy – Kemi Halle

Nigerians have been called upon to support the needy and less privileged in the society to alleviate poverty and give succour to the less privileged. This was the submission of a business woman and philanthropist, Mrs Kemi Elebute Halle, while donating food items, drinks and clothing materials to children at Erelu Angela Adebayo Children’s Home,

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