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Oshiomhole govt probe not a witch-hunt — Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has vowed to continue the probe of the administration of his predecessor and his estranged godfather, Adams Oshiomhole. Obaseki, while speaking at the victory party for Chief Dan Orbih, the PDP Vice-Chairman South-South, at the home of a former PDP BoT Chairman, Chief Anthony Anenih, in Benin, said his...

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Obaseki, German govt discuss return of stolen Benin artefacts

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has stepped up the campaign for the return of prized Benin artefacts looted from the kingdom, rallying the German Government to ensure their return and the realisation of the proposed Edo Museum of West African Art. The governor, during a meeting with top diplomats from the German Foreign Office...

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APC flays Obaseki for shifting 100-day anniversary to Delta

THE Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has slammed Governor Godwin Obaseki for marking his 100 days in office in neighbouring Delta State. In a statement by the Assistant State Publicity Secretary of the APC, Ofure Osehobo, the Chairman of the party’s Caretaker Committee, Col. David Imuse (retd.), said Obaseki inaugurated white elephant...

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Ex-VP Sambo hails Igbinedion varsity for producing skilled graduates

Adeyinka Adedipe, Benin A former vice-president of Nigeria, Namadi Sambo, has Igbinedion University Okada, Edo State, for distinguishing itself in academic excellence and value-driven education for over two decades. Speaking at the 22nd matriculation ceremony of the university, Sambo said the great feat achieved by the institution in creating entrepreneurs instead of job seekers attests […] Read Full Story

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Oil firm seeks host communities support

Adeyinka Adedipe, Benin The Managing Director, Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc, Graham Hefe,  has called for a better relationship with host communities to guarantee the growth of the company and the communities. Speaking at training organised for leaders and members of host communities on Saturday, Hefer stated that communication was critical to enhancing relationship and […] Read Full Story