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National Honours: Oba of Benin Is Commander of Federal Republic, Says 'We Will Command Well'

National Honours: Oba of Benin Is Commander of Federal Republic, Says ‘We Will Command Well’

National Honours: Oba of Benin Is Commander of Federal Republic, Says ‘We Will Command Well’

The Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II of Benin Kingdom, is to be conferred with the prestigeous National Award of Commander of the Federal Republic (CFR) of Nigeria on October 11, 2022 by President Muhammadu Buhari as part of activities marking Nigeria’s 62nd Independence anniversary. The letter of nomination for the award was

Oba of Benin Prays Against Escalation of Ukraine/Russian War, Thanks Turkish President for Humanitarian Aid to Nigeria, Africa

The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, on Friday, sued for global peace, and prayed against the escalation of the war between Ukraine and Russia, especially amidst deep and growing frustration, seven months after the war began. Speaking in his palace in Benin-City, Edo State, when he received the Turkish Ambassador to

Restructuring of MDAs to Save Cost – Edo State Govt

In the face of shrinking allocation from the Federation Account, Edo State Government says the ongoing restructuring of the civil service especially as it affects Ministries, Departments and Agencies, (MDAs) would reduce cost of governance by at least 25 per cent. Anthony Okungbowa, state Head of Service, HOS, who stood in for the Secretary to

Boycott by Wike Group: Presidential Campaign Spokesman Clarifies Atiku’s Statement About PDP Moving On

Spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation, Charles Aniagwu, has said that the alleged boycott of the Campaign Council by the Governor Nyesom Wike group does not foreclose reconciliation with other stakeholders, stressing that the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, was still open for further dialogue. The Delta State commissioner of Information,

Okowa Knocks BEDC Over Poor Services

Delta State Governor, and Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has berated the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC for perceived poor supply of electricity to consumers in the state. Governor Okowa expressed his displeasure over the situation at the official opening of Lumen Christi College, Maryhill, Owanta, Ika North East

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Canadian MP Charges Nigerian Counterparts to Tackle Insecurity, Development Issues, Through Legislation

The Canadian government has expressed deep concern about insecurity in Nigeria. Receiving a delegation of the Conference of Nigerian Speakers of State Houses of Assembly on tour of Canada who paid him a courtesy visit in Ottawa on Tuesday, a Member of Parliament, MP, representing Don Valley West, Ontario Province, Robert Oliphant, described as fruitful,

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Assault on Police Orderly: IGP Orders Prosecution of Female Professor/Lawyer And Accomplices

Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba, has directed the express prosecution of a legal practitioner and human rights activist, Prof. Zainab Duke Abiola, for the brutalisation of her police orderly, Teju Moses, a police inspector. To be arraigned along with her are her domestic staff comprising the house maid, one Rebecca Enechido, and

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2023: No Party Is Sure of Victory Yet- Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday warned the political class against taking the electorate for granted, stating that Nigerians are fed up with inefficiencies and failures of government. Governor Obaseki who spoke to journalists in Benin, asserted that “No political party today can beat its chest and say they will win, or have a

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