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Oba Ewuare 11, Gov. Obaseki, Disagree over Custody of Looted Benin Artifacts

Oba Ewuare 11, Gov. Obaseki, Disagree over Custody of Looted Benin Artifacts

As controversy rages between Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and the palace of the Oba of Benin, Ewuare11, Ogidigan over who takes custody of looted artifacts to be repatriated from Germany and other countries, the Benin monarch on Friday declared unequivocally that the artifacts are not property of the state government or any private corporate

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UNIPORT Alumni President Dies, As New Vice-Chancellor, Steps in

Chris Adokeme, The National President of the University of Port Harcourt Alumni Association is dead. The death was confirmed on Tuesday by Charles Tambou, a close friend of the deceased. The news of Adokeme’s death came shortly after he sent out a congratulatory message to the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt,

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Aregbesola Assures FIDA Of FG’s Support For Its Paralegals Project

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior has said that the Federal Government is ready to support the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) in its efforts at training Community Paralegals with a view to providing first responders and vanguards in cases of threatened violation of rights and abuses within the communities. Aregbesola stated this

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Edo PDP Lifts Suspension on State Chairman

….Clears Him of Alleged Misconduct The suspension slammed on Edo State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tony Aziegbemi, has been lifted. The decision to lift the suspension on the hitherto embattled chairman was announced on Saturday by the State Working Committee, SWC of the PDP. Recall that Aziegbemi was suspended following the decision

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Rivers Cut Legislative Workers’ Pay over Strike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has carried out his threat of not paying workers of the state House of Assembly for going on strike. The Chairman of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), Rivers State branch, Comfort Otuene, who confirmed the deductions from the pay of her members however said they would use all legal

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Proponents of Oodua Nation Defy Security in Lagos [Photo]

Despite warnings that the separatist rally should not be staged in Lagos State, agitators for Oodua Nation defied the authorities on Saturday. They trooped to the Gani Fawehinmi Park at Ojota, venue of the planned rally as early as 9:00 am. Though there were heavily armed military and paramilitary forces at the venue, the protesters,

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Wike Insists on Fair Trial for Nnamdi Kanu

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has insisted that the trial of the recaptured leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu should follow due process in accordance with the rule of law.The governor who spoke on Arise TV interview programme on Thursday, said efforts must be made by the Federal Government to

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