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Oba of Benin Assures Late Dokpesi’s Family of Support, Prayers

Oba of Benin Assures Late Dokpesi’s Family of Support, Prayers

Oba of Benin Assures Late Dokpesi’s Family of Support, Prayers

The Oba of Benin, Ewuare 11, has pledged his unflinching support for the family of the late founder and chairman of DAAR Communications Limited, and African Independent Television, AIT, Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi. Comforting the family led by Raymond Dokpesi Jr, over the painful loss of their father, when they visited him in his palace on

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Condolences Pour in for the Family of Late Edebiri, Esogban of Benin Kingdom as Shaibu, Oshiomhole, Imasuen, Yakubu Pay Tributes to the ‘Oracle’

The Airport Road, Benin-City residence of the late Esogban of Benin Kingdom, David Uyunmwun Edebiri, who died last Thursday at the age of 93, has become a Mecca of sorts as prominent Edolites troop in to commiserate with the family. First to visit the family was Edo State deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, who traced his

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Where do we go from here?

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 24 July 2023) Given today’s state of the nation, it is likely that both Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Mr. Peter Obi are thanking their stars that they were not the ones declared as our elected president on March 1, 2023. If they were, each of them would have

Enabulele Makes Case for Better Healthcare Delivery, Improved Working Conditions for Edo NMA 

Enabulele Makes Case for Better Healthcare Delivery, Improved Working Conditions for Edo NMA 

     ….Briefs Governor Obaseki on Mission As President of WMA The President of the World Medical Association, WMA, Dr. Osahon Enabulele, has called on the Edo State government to urgently attend to the existing challenges in the state’s health sector. Particularly tasking the state government on health system strengthening and the motivation of the

I Have Received No Support from Federal Government – Enabulele, WMA President

For Osahon Enabulele, Consultant Family Physician at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, UBTH, and President, World Medical Association, MWA, achieving feats and breaking jinxes has become a way of life. Before surmounting the odds to emerge Africa’s first WMA President, since inception of the global body in 1947, Dr. Enabulele rose to become the

Edebiri, Esongba of Benin Photo

Esogban of Benin, Apostle of Parliamentary System of Government, is Dead

Prominent Benin chief, elder statesman, and dyed-in-the-wool advocate of the parliamentary system of government, David Uyunmwun Edebiri, died 12.20 pm on Thursday at a private hospital in Benin City, Edo State, following a brief illness. The Esogban of Benin Kingdom, who died barely six weeks to his September 2nd 94th birthday, is next in hierarchy

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Oborevwori to Defray Hospital Bill of Younger Sibling of Two-year-old Boy Killed by NDLEA Officials As He Visits Family in Hospital

Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori on Monday visited one-year-old Eromosele Omorhiakogbe currently receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Center, Asaba for gunshot injury from stray bullets fired by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) along Okpanam Road last Thursday. The governor directed the hospital to forward the cost of treatment to the

Obaseki Immortalises Victor Uwaifo, As Legendary Musician Is Laid to Rest

Obaseki Brings Revenue Collection Under Direct Control of His Office, Strips Deputy of Role

Dissatisfied with the state’s abysmal performance in internally generated revenue, Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has transferred all revenue collection functions of the government to his office. The governor, who queried the permanent secretaries of non-performing ministries and agencies, frowned at the plunge in revenues generated to below the ₦30 billion target in the first

Pictures of Obaseki's visit to Police Headquarters

Edo Police Arrest 46 Suspected Cultists, And a Gang of Five Who Allegedly Defrauded a Female Undergraduate

Forty-six suspected cultists allegedly responsible for the various cult killings in Edo State in recent times have been apprehended by operatives of the state Police Command. Also arrested were five members of a fraud syndicate who allegedly defrauded a female student of the Ambrose Alli University, AAU, Ekpoma, of the sum of ₦9.8 million. Recall

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Edo Floods: Relocate Immediately to Camps, Yakubu, Governorship Hopeful, Urges Inhabitants of Coastal Communities

Former Chairman of Esan North East local government area of Edo State, and a frontline aspirant in the 2024 governorship election in the state, John Yakubu has made a passionate appeal to people living in the coastal communities around the River Niger and other flood-prone areas of the state, to move into camps provided by

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