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Igarra-Ibillo-Lampese Road, Akoko-Edo L.G.A., Edo State In Dire Need Of Rehabilitation – Independent Television/Radio

Motorists and commuters plying Igarra – Ibillo – Lampese road in Akoko-Edo local government area, Edo State have decried the untold hardship they experience due to the failed portions that litter the road. Edo North bureau Chief MacDonald Irunokha has the details. www.youtube.com/itvradiong www.facebook.com/itvradiong This post was written by David Eshovo Musa and was first…
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Edo Police rearrests some suspects involved in the murder of Barr. Osabase Omo-Iyoha – Independent Television/Radio

Edo State Police Command has paraded five suspects involved in the murder of Barrister Osobase Omo-Iyoha, who was also buried in a shallow grave last year. Crime Correspondent, Wellington Akodeja reports that some of the suspects including Osasu Osadolor Afro involved in the crime, who escaped from Nigeria Correctional Center during the Endsars protest have…
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Medical Women Association of Nigeria Holds Free Medical Screening For Women – Independent Television/Radio

The Medical Women Association of Nigeria has organized a free cervical screening for women in Edo State as part of measures to strengthen the campaign against the deadly ailment ravaging women globally. Roseline Ebhoramen reports that the free medical screening exercise was held at CWFI Hall, Benin City. www.youtube.com/itvradiong www.facebook.com/itvradiong This post was written by…
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Residents enjoin to observe all non-pharmaceutical measures – Independent Television/Radio

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki is to offset the Medical Bills of survivors of Sokponba road accident in Benin City. He stated this when he visited the victims at Edo Specialist hospital in the state capital. Government House Correspondent Patience Osarogiuwa has details. www.youtube.com/itvradiong www.facebook.com/itvradiong This post was written by David Eshovo…
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F. G. Rolls Out Activities To Mark October 1 – Independent Television/Radio

The Federal Government has released the program of activities lined up to mark Nigeria at 61. Minister of information and culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed gave a breakdown of activities in a world press conference held at radio house in Abuja. Correspondent Osaruonamen Ibizugbe reports. www.youtube.com/itvradiong www.facebook.com/itvradiong This post was written by David Eshovo Musa and…
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Pres. Buhari seeks debt cancellation for developing countries – Independent Television/Radio

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked world leaders to consider debt cancellation for developing countries. The president made the appeal in his speech at the 76th session of the UN general assembly. www.youtube.com/itvradiong www.facebook.com/itvradiong This post was written by David Eshovo Musa and was first published at www.itvradiong.com

Residents of Ibillo in Akoko-Edo lament blackout spanning 3 months – Independent Television/Radio

Residents of Ibillo In Akoko Edo Local government area, Edo State have lamented the harrowing experience of being without electricity supply spanning three months. Edo North Bureau Chief, MacDonald Irunokha reports that the electricity outage is having negative impact on social and economic activities in the town.     www.itvradiong.comwww.youtube.com/itvradiongwww.facebook.com/itvradiongInstagram: @itvng This post was written…
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BOWFT: 12 teams set for battle as fiesta kicks-off Sunday – Independent Television/Radio

The stage is set for the kick-off of the maiden edition of the Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament BOWFT slated for 26th September 2021 in Benin City. Edo State capital. The wife of Edo State Governor, Betsy Obaseki, disclosed this while addressing journalists at a press conference in Abuja, ahead of the game’s opening. Government…
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IUO holds Webinar with Turnitin to boost Research Mechanism and Integrity – Independent Television/Radio

As part of efforts to ensure staff and management of Nigeria’s Premier Private University, Igbinedion University: Okada are grounded in research ethics for globalization, the institution in collaboration with Turnitin has held a webinar on Academic Integrity in Higher Education and Research: Ethics, Significance and Responsibilities. Sharon Ajayi reports that the university has concluded modalities…
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Police Retirees Protest In NASS, Demand Removal From PenCom – Independent Television/Radio

Leaders and members of police retirees from different state chapters have stormed the National Assembly in protest over the unfavorable Pension Scheme and Alleged extortion they are subjected to by the National Pension Commission John Terna Reports that the Pensioners took over the National Assembly Entrance displaying Plaques with Different Inscriptions. This post was written…
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Senate Passes 2022-2024 MTEF/FSP. Retains Pres. Buhari Projections – Independent Television/Radio

The Senate on Wednesday passed the 2022-2024 Medium Term Expenditure and Fiscal Strategy Paper, retaining all the assumptions and projections submitted to it by President Muhammadu Buhari. National Assembly Correspondent Osaruonamen Ibizugbe reports that with the passage, all is now set for the National Assembly to receive the 2022 appropriation bill. This post was written…
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Taskforce Hits Criminal Den In Kugbo, Nyanya, Arrest Six Suspects – Independent Television/Radio

Despite the heavy downpour on Wednesday, the FCT Ministerial Task Force Team on City Sanitation defied the rain and pulled down places suspected to be a safe haven for criminals in Kugbo furniture and Nyanya on the Abuja-Keffi expressway, and arrested six suspects. The Chairman of the team, Mr. Ikharo Attah who led the operation,…
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National Security: NDA Sets To Graduate 260 Cadets Of Course 68 – Independent Television/Radio

In a bid to further strengthen the human capacity of the Armed Forces, The Nigerian Defence Academy NDA, said it is set to graduate the 260 cadets of the sixty-Eight Regular combatant course John Terna reports that the Deputy Commandant of the Academy, Air vice Marshal Abiola Amodu stated this at a Press Briefing at…
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NDLEA Arrests Trafficker With N2.3b Work Of Cocaine At Abuja Airport – Independent Television/Radio

  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested a Nigerian, Okey Eze, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja with 350 wraps of cocaine worth over N2.3bi llion in street value. John Terna Reports that the arrested suspect claims to be a farmer by profession.   This post was written by Dominic Anishishi…
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Benin High Court acquits suspect of alleged murder of Sunny Etchie, the Okaigele of Kolokolo Community – Independent Television/Radio

A Benin High court today struck out a murder case instituted against one Mr. Isaiah Akpani for lack of diligent prosecution. Isaiah Akpani was among the suspects arrested over hiding from the law after he was fingered in the alleged murder of Sunny Etchie, the Okaigele of Kolokolo community in Ologbo dukedom, Ikpoba Okha LGA.…
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Residents and road users at Ugbighoko and environs appeal for speedy completion of road – Independent Television/Radio

Construction work towards increasing the length of drain on Ekenwan road to tackle the high volume of flood in the area has commenced. Kingsley Uchegbu who visited the area reports that residents earlier protested the slow pace of construction of Upper Ekenwan road and environs. www.youtube.com/itvradiong www.facebook.com/itvradiong This post was written by David Eshovo Musa…
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FEC approves N836M for Oxygen plants contracts N224M for Dagwai Water Project In Kano – Independent Television/Radio

The Federal Executive Council has approved the upward review for the emergency supply, installation, and maintenance of the 38 oxygen plants all over the country. The approved augmentation was in the sum of N836 million. FEC also approved 121million naira for the provision of furniture and equipment for the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi. As Oluwatoyin Yusuf…
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Gov. Obaseki signs agreement for construction of Benin Mall – Independent Television/Radio

The governor of Edo State Mr. Godwin Obaseki says his administration will continue to create an enabling environment for businesses to thrive in the state. Governor Godwin Obaseki made this known when he signed an agreement with Persianas Nigeria limited towards the development and construction of a modern shopping center in Benin City to be…
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Police Autopsy Attributes Death Of Miss Faith Aigbe To Pregnancy Complications – Independent Television/Radio

Edo State police command has released official reports of the cause of death of Faith Aigbe whose Corpse was found in the Car of the Enogie designate of Urho Community His Royal Highness Friday Ogieriakhi. Crime correspondent Wellington Akodeja quotes the police as saying that the pregnant woman died of Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy. www.youtube.com/itvradiong www.facebook.com/itvradiong…
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FRSC, Police and others comment on causes and casualties of Sokponba accident – Independent Television/Radio

The Edo State office of the Federal Road Safety Corps says four persons lost their lives in a fatal accident that occurred on Tuesday morning along Sokponba Road in Benin City. The sector commander, FRSC, Corps Commander Henry Benamaisia disclosed this while commenting on the casualty figures. Deborah Ogbeifun reports that the driver of the…
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Two dead in another road accident involving a tipper, motorcycle and other vehicles – Independent Television/Radio

Two persons are fear dead when a tipper driver today crashed into a motorcycle carrying two passengers and a vehicle at Ogba Ni-ki community, down Airport road in Benin City. Best Mbiere reports that one of the victims who is said to be a serving NYSC member had a broken leg. This report contains some…
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Delata State House Of Assembly Passes Anti-Open Grazing Bill – Independent Television/Radio

A bill for a law prohibiting Open Grazing, indiscriminate Breeding, Rearing and Marketing of Livestock in Delta State, otherwise known as Anti-grazing Bill, has been passed by the State House of Assembly. The Bill was passed following a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Ferguson Onwo and adopted during Tuesday’s plenary presided over…
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Scores dead as tipper rammed into commercial bus in Benin – Independent Television/Radio

Many persons were feared dead in a fatal road accident involving a tipper and a commercial bus leading along Sokponba Road by Ogbelaka Junction which created gridlock and pandemonium in the area. Best Mbiere reports that the driver of the bus died and some passengers while the injured were rushed to the hospital. This post…
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Former PDP Governors Forum DG Cautions Jonathan Against Defection – Independent Television/Radio

The founding Director General of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum and a leading political communications consultant, Earl Osaro Onaiwu has cautioned former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on the danger of dancing to the beat of the uncertain sound of the political drumming urging him to dump his party and join the opposition party,…
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Comrade Adams Ehi accuses Pst. Ize-Iyamu of allegedly hijacking party structure – Independent Television/Radio

A chieftain of the APC Edo State and National President, Professional Drivers on Wheel, Comrade Adams Ehi, also known as Shaba has raised the alarm again that the party’s governorship candidate in the Edo 2020 Governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has allegedly influenced the members of the APC Appeal Committee sent by the national leadership…
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Ubiaza indigenes cry out over alleged invasion by Obaretin community – Independent Television/Radio

Elders and indigenes of Ubiaza community, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area, Edo State have cried out to government and security agencies in the state to intervene in the alleged incessant invasion of their community by some persons from Obaretin community in collaboration with the former chairman of the defunct Community Development Association of Ubiaza, Mr. Edwin…
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EDSG commences second dose of Moderna Vaccination Exercise – Independent Television/Radio

Edo State Government has commenced the administration of the second dose of the Moderna Vaccines across the State as part of efforts to combat the spread of the third wave of COVID-19. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Doctor Osawonyi Irowa disclosed this during the daily COVID-19 briefing in Government House, Benin City. Government House…
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Retired Police Officers cry over alleged poor treatment by Force – Independent Television/Radio

Activities at the Edo State Police Headquarters, Benin City were temporarily grounded for hours today following a protest by retired Senior Police Officers over alleged poor remuneration and inadequate compensation. Crime Correspondent, Wellington Akodeja has details.     www.itvradiong.comwww.youtube.com/itvradiongwww.facebook.com/itvradiongInstagram: @itvng This post was written by Tonni Etim and was first published at www.itvradiong.com

Monguno, World Leaders Remember 9/11 Victims In New York – Independent Television/Radio

The National Security Adviser, General Babagana Monguno (Rtd), on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, led the Nigerian Delegation to the New York as the United Nations held a special tribute ceremony to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.The event which took place at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum in…
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Fr. Agbonlahor appreciates Archbishop Emeritus on 17th Priestly Ordination – Independent Television/Radio

The Parish Priest of Saint John Vianney Catholic Church, Very Reverend Father Alfred Agbonlahor has been described as a priest with impeccable character. His Grace, Archbishop Emeritus, Patrick Ekpu of the Catholic Archdioceses of Benin retired, made the remarks when Reverend Father Agbonlahor took family members and parishioners to appreciate the renowned Catholic priest on…
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Clergyman tasks Christians on contentment and living Godly lives – Independent Television/Radio

Christians have been admonished to eschew jealousy and being ambitious as they are the root of hatred. The Assistant Parish Priest, Saint Gabriel the Arch Angel Catholic Church, Benin City, Reverend Father Emmanuel Afogbon who gave the advice during today’s mass also urged parishioners to be contented with what they have and desist from destroying…
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SERAP urges National Assembly to reject FG’s fresh borrowing request – Independent Television/Radio

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has urged the Senate President Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila to reject the fresh request by President Muhammadu Buhari to borrow Four Billion Dollars and Seven Hundred and Ten Million Euros until the publication of details of spending of all loans obtained since May 29,…
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10 abducted Bethel students regain freedom – Independent Television/Radio

Another batch of ten abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School, Maraban Damishi, in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, have regained their freedom, bringing the total of those released to One hundred. The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria. Kaduna State, Reverend John Hayab, confirmed the release of the students to newsmen…
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Billionaire business mogul, Chief Mike Adenuga felicitates with Esama of Benin – Independent Television/Radio

More Prominent Nigerians have continued to felicitate with the Esama of Benin, Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion on the occasion of his Eighty-Seventh Birthday Celebration. One of such distinguished Nigerians who was at the House of Igbinedion yesterday, is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Globacom Nigeria Limited, Chief Mike Adenuga, Junior. Best…
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Collins Imudia Foundation celebrates birthday of woman abandoned by her children – Independent Television/Radio

As a way of putting smiles on the faces of the less privileged and needy in the society, Collins Imudia Foundation, a non-governmental organization, has organized a special birthday party for a Seventy-five-year-old woman allegedly neglected by her Children. Best Mbiere reports that other women who also benefited from the foundation founded by Mr. Collins…
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PDP National Convention: Increase Women Slots In NWC, Onaiwu Challenges PDP – Independent Television/Radio

Ahead of its national convention slated for October 30, 2021, the pioneer Director General (DG) of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Osaro Onaiwu, has challenged the leadership of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to increase women slots in the party National Working Committee (NWC). Onaiwu, who tasked the PDP to increase the women slots in the national…
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Family of slain vigilante in Esan South East gets succour – Independent Television/Radio

The family of Mr. Benard Aririgho, the slain operative of a vigilance group killed by suspected bandits along Okhuesan Emu road has received succour from the authorities of Esan South East local government. Edo Central Bureau Chief Fedinard Osakue reports that the Head of Local Government Administration, Esan South East Local Government, Doctor Greg. Elimihele…
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Engr. Joseph Apkan emerges President in keenly contested election – Independent Television/Radio

Engr. Joseph Apkan has emerged as the new President of NIFOR Staff Multipurpose Cooperative Society after pulling four hundred and Sixty-three votes to defeat his rival Mr. Vincent Amaobi, who pulled two hundred and eighteen votes. Roseline Ebhoramen reports that Engr. Akpan along with other Executive Members are to pilot the affairs of the NIFOR…
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UNIBEN VC assures of leveraging on protest for better management strategies – Independent Television/Radio

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Benin, Professor Lilian Salami says her administrative team will utilize lessons from the recent protest by students over an increase in the late registration fees to shape its policies. Professor Salami at a Press Conference today assured that it will create a conducive environment for Management, Staff, and Students. Kingsley Uchegbu…
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Abducted Edo South PDP Leader, Owere Dickson Imasogie regains freedom – Independent Television/Radio

Edo South PDP Leader, Owere Dickson Imasogie who was kidnapped by gunmen on Monday morning at his farm in Uvbie village, Benin Agbor Road, today regained freedom from his Abductors. Sharon Ajayi reports that the news of his release threw family members, friends, and well-wishers into Jubilation.   www.itvradiong.comwww.youtube.com/itvradiongwww.facebook.com/itvradiongInstagram: @itvng This post was written by…
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Court awards N20b damages against DSS for raiding Igboho’s house – Independent Television/Radio

The post Court awards N20b damages against DSS for raiding Igboho’s house appeared first on Independent Television/Radio. This post was written by Tonni Etim and was first published at www.itvradiong.com

Industrial Court orders Resident Doctors to go back to work – Independent Television/Radio

National Industrial Court orders Resident Doctors to suspend their strike and go back to work immediately pending the determination of the substantive suit. Details later….. The post Industrial Court orders Resident Doctors to go back to work appeared first on Independent Television/Radio. This post was written by Tonni Etim and was first published at www.itvradiong.com

Family members of kidnapped Edo South PDP leader appeal for his release – Independent Television/Radio

Family members of Edo South PDP Leader, Pa. Owere Dickson Imasogie who was kidnapped by gunmen on Monday morning in his farm located at Uvbe Village, Benin Agbor Road, Edo State fear for his life as they have not been contacted by his abductors. Sharon Ajayi has details. www.youtube.com/itvradiong www.facebook.com/itvradiong This post was written by…
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Pres. Buhari says football key in promoting unity, development – Independent Television/Radio

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared his administration’s commitment to using football for the development of the girl-child. The president stated this when he received the Federation of International Football Association FIFA delegation led by its president Gianni Infantino and the president of the confederation of African Football CAF Patrice Motsepe, at the statehouse, Abuja. Tolulope…
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Edo confirms death of 3 more unvaccinated persons, mortality climbs to 57 – Independent Television/Radio

Edo State has confirmed the death of three more persons who were not inoculated with the coronavirus vaccines, amid ramped up efforts by the government to vaccinate more citizens to protect them and achieve herd immunity against the deadly virus. The State COVID-19 Incident Manager, Doctor Andrew Obi, disclosed this after the daily virtual meeting…
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Unvaccinated civil servants in Edo State denied access into their offices for the second day – Independent Television/Radio

Vaccination Enforcement Exercise continued for the 2nd day this morning at Government Establishment and parastatals as the Covid 19 vaccination task force set up by the Edo state government denied unvaccinated civil servants access into their offices. Deborah Ogbeifun who monitored the compliance to State Government order at the Edo state secretariat, located at Sapele…
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Benin Monarch expresses concern over welfare, re-tooling of Nigeria Police – Independent Television/Radio

His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare the Second, Oba of Benin has expressed concerns over the level of sophistication of equipment at the disposal of the personnel of the Nigeria Police and welfare package to enable them adequately discharge their responsibility effectively to the Society. The Oba of Benin made the observation when the National President…
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Iyase of Benin, Chief Sam Igbe celebrates 92nd birthday in Style – Independent Television/Radio

The Iyase of Benin Chief Sam Igbe has been described as a successful traditional prime minister in Benin, highly favoured by God and has contributed to the socio-economic development of Edo State and Nigeria. Founder of heart beat peoples initiative, Architect Nosasu Omoregbee Edigin and others made the remarks during the ninety-second Birthday anniversary of…
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UNIBEN VC reverses controversial 20 Thousand Naira school fees increment – Independent Television/Radio

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin, Professor Lillian Salami has rescinded the controversial twenty thousand Naira tuition fees increment after the Students of the University went on another round of massive protest. Best Mbiere reports that academic and commercial activities were earlier grounded before the intervention of the Vice-Chancellor.     www.itvradiong.comwww.youtube.com/itvradiongwww.facebook.com/itvradiongInstagram: @itvng This…
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High level of compliance by Civil Servants recorded in Esan West – Independent Television/Radio

There was a high level of compliance to the mandatory Covid-19 vaccination in Esan West Local Government Area in line with the directive of Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki. Edo Central Bureau Chief, Fedinard Osakue reports that Civil Servants who were initially denied access to offices were later allowed into the premises to be…
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EDSG denies unvaccinated Civil Servants access to offices – Independent Television/Radio

Edo State Government today denied unvaccinated civil servants access to their Offices in enforcement of early Directive for compulsory acquisition of Covid- 19 Cards. Wellington Akodeja reports that the workers went home stranded.     www.itvradiong.comwww.youtube.com/itvradiongwww.facebook.com/itvradiongInstagram: @itvng This post was written by Tonni Etim and was first published at www.itvradiong.com

Unvaccinated persons restricted from accessing Govt. House in Benin – Independent Television/Radio

Some workers of government houses and visitors who are yet to be inoculated with the Covid-19 Vaccines were not allowed into their offices within the Edo state Government House premises today following their inability to provide proof of Vaccination. Government House Correspondent, Patience Osarogiuwa reports that security personnel specially trained to enforce the operation “Show…
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UNEMPLOYMENT: FG LAUNCHES YOUTH EMPLOYMENT ACTION PLAN FOR JOB CREATION – Independent Television/Radio

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to mobilising the full energies and capacities of the youth in the country towards minimising the risks to national security posed by rising youth unemployment and underemployment, in line with global realities. The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Akin Dare disclosed this in Abuja…
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ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF RESULTS: PDP GOVERNORS’ FORUM TASKS NASS CONFERENCE COMMITTEE TO RESCUE DEMOCRACY – Independent Television/Radio

The PDP Governors’ Forum has called on the National Assembly to be guided by national interest particularly on the issue of electronic transmission of results in the harmonisation of the electoral act amendment bill. The Forum in a statement by its chairman and Sokoto state governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal insists that a further delay in…
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Ondo State Amotekun Corps Arrests Three Herdsmen, 56 Cow Over Open Grazing – Independent Television/Radio

Ondo State Security Agency Network codenamed Amotekun Corps has arrested three herdsmen and fifty-six cows for allegedly violating the Anti-grazing Law at Awara, a farm settlement in Ikare axis of the state. The culprits were mandated to pay the stipulated fine as encouraged in the Anti-grazing Law. Ondo State correspondent Jonah Omorowa has details. www.youtube.com/itvradiong…
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Pres. Buhari says 2.6m households, 8m individuals benefiting from conditional cash transfers – Independent Television/Radio

President Muhammadu Buhari says ongoing efforts to reduce poverty in the country has continued to grow, with one point six million poor currently benefiting from the conditional cash transfer program. The president spoke virtually at the opening ceremony of the fourteenth annual banking and finance conference of the chartered institute of bankers of Nigeria. ITV…
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Pres. Buhari says 2.6m households, 8m individuals benefiting from conditional cash transfers – Independent Television/Radio

President Muhammadu Buhari says ongoing efforts to reduce poverty in the country has continued to grow, with one point six million poor currently benefiting from the conditional cash transfer program.   The president spoke virtually at the opening ceremony of the fourteenth annual banking and finance conference of the chartered institute of bankers of Nigeria.…
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Corporate and general staff, celebrate unique colossus, benefactor – Independent Television/Radio

The Corporate and General staff of the House of Igbinedion have joined numerous groups and well-wishers to felicitate with their benefactor and Esama of Benin, Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion on his 87th birthday celebration. Pius Nsogho reports that the group who described the Esama of Benin as their father, extolled his sterling leadership…
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More groups felicitates with Esama of Benin on 87th birthday describes him as an icon – Independent Television/Radio

The leadership of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund has described the Esama of Benin, Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion as a man interested in the development of the society. The Assistant General Manager, NSTIF, Edo State branch, Moke Walter gave the commendation when he led other staff of the company to felicitate with…
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Wife of IGP/POWA national president, wives of other top police officers felicitates with Esama at 87 – Independent Television/Radio

The wife of the Inspector General of Police and President, Police Officers Wives Association, POWA, Hajiya Hajara Usman Alkali Baba has felicitated with the Esama of Benin, Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion on the occasion of his Eighty- Seventh Birthday celebration. Best Mbiere reports that Senior police officers Wives from the force headquarters Abuja…
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Civil Servants In Edo State Without Covid-19 Vaccination Card To Be Denied Access To Offices – Independent Television/Radio

Edo State Government says it will commence enforcement of compulsory Vaccination against Covid 19 before entrance into Government offices, including ministries and parastatals in the State on Wednesday fifteenth of October, 2021. The Head of Covid-19 enforcement Team, Haruna Yusuf disclosed the plan during the daily Covid-19 briefing in Government House Benin City. Government House…
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Attack on Kabba Prison: Over 114 inmates Recaptured – Independent Television/Radio

The Nigeria Correctional service says Following the attack on the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kabba in Kogi State on 12th September, 2021 and the swift intervention of the Controller General of Corrections, Haliru Nababa a total of 114 escapees have been recaptured.In a statement issued by the service spokesman Fransis Enobore says The CG who…
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Hurrican Nicholas brings heavy rain to Texas and Louisiana – Independent Television/Radio

Hurricane Nicholas has made landfall on the Texas coast in the US, bringing heavy rain and the risk of life-threatening flooding. The hurricane strengthened from a tropical storm late on Monday, before reaching land. Following the landfall of Hurricane Nicholas, People in Texas and neighbouring state Louisiana have been told to expect power outages and…
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Gridlock on Benin-Lagos Road as UNIBEN students protest increase in late payment of tuition fees – Independent Television/Radio

Traffic was disrupted today on the ever-busy Benin Ugbowo Lagos Expressway as protesting students of University of Benin barricaded the road for several hours to register their resentment over increment in fees by the management of the Institution. Best Mbiere reports that motorists plying both sides of the road were stranded and passengers forced to…
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Youth Empowerment: FG Signs MoU With KONGA, Promises More Opportunities – Independent Television/Radio

In its avowed determination to continue to harness youth potentials for improved socio-economic growth and development in the country, the Federal Government today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with KONGA to empower the Nigerian youth through the exploration of Information Communication Technology (ICT) with a view to building their capacity towards self-reliance and employability.…
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16 more unvaccinated persons die in Edo as mortality rises to 50 – Independent Television/Radio

Sixteen more persons who are yet to be inoculated with the Covid-19 Vaccines have died. The Head of the state’s COVID-19 Case Management, Dr. Ebomwonyi Osagie disclosed this during a press briefing on COVID-19 at the Government House in Benin City. Government House Correspondent, Patience Osarogiuwa has details.     www.itvradiong.comwww.youtube.com/itvradiongwww.facebook.com/itvradiongInstagram: @itvng This post was…
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Barr. Imasuangbon describes death of Captain Okunbor as a great loss to Edo – Independent Television/Radio

A Philanthropist and business mogul, Barrister Kenneth Imasuangbon has described late captain Hosa Okunbor as an illustrious Edo State citizen, who left enduring legacies in various business ventures. Barrister Imasuangbon made the remark when he paid a condolence visit to the residence of the late business tycoon and the family of late music maestro, Professor…
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Edo South PDP Leader kidnapped – Independent Television/Radio

Edo South PDP Leader, Owere Dickson Imasogie was this morning kidnapped by Gunmen at his farm in Uvbe village, Benin Agbor Road, Uhunmwode local government area of Edo State. The daughter of the victim, Amayoboze Imasogie said his driver and his friend escaped. Roseline Ebhoramen who visited the residence reports.     www.itvradiong.comwww.youtube.com/itvradiongwww.facebook.com/itvradiongInstagram: @itvng This…
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Role of Academy, Industry Govt. in Tech/Innovation Devt. stressed at IUO – Independent Television/Radio

The need for synergy between Academia, Industry, and government to develop technology and innovation in Nigeria has been emphasized. The Guest Speaker and Minister of State for Science, Technology, and Innovation, Barrister Muhammed Hassan Abdullahi gave the piece of advice during the second series of Eminent Persons Lecture at Igbinedion University, Okada. Deborah Ogbeifun has…
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More cultural troupes/guests celebrate Esama of Benin at 87 – Independent Television/Radio

It was a celebration unend at the House of Igbinedion on Sunday as different cultural troupes and the musical bands took strategic locations at number one to thirteen, Okada Avenue, Benin City in continuation of the Eighty-Seven birthday celebration. Best Mbiere reports that Igbo cultural dancers also performed to celebrate to Esama.     www.itvradiong.comwww.youtube.com/itvradiongwww.facebook.com/itvradiongInstagram:…
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Global personalities, governors, traditional rulers, others dine with Esama at 87 – Independent Television/Radio

It was merriment and celebration at its peak at the House of Igbinedion as several dignitaries and guests from across the world were lavishly entertained to climax the Eighty-Seventh Birthday Thanksgiving of the Esama of Benin, Sir, Chief, Doctor, Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion. Best Mbiere reports that the colourful event had the trappings of the rich…
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Kogi Jail Break: 240 inmates escape as gunmen engage security men in gun battle – Independent Television/Radio

About two hundred and forty inmates have escaped the Medium Security Custodial Centre in Kabba, Kogi State, following an attack by gunmen. The Nigerian Correctional Service, spokesman, Mr. Francis Enobore confirmed the incident in a statement, stating that the attack took place at about midnight on Sunday. According to him, the attackers in their numbers…
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Kabba Prison Attack: FG Says Security Forces On Trail Of Escaped Inmates – Independent Television/Radio

The federal government says security forces are on trail of escaped inmates from Kabba custodial centre after Gunmen Attack on the facility.The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has been briefed by the Controller General of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS), Haliru Nababa, on the unfortunate attack on Kabba Medium Security Custodial Centre, in Kabba,…
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SecondEminent Persons Lecture Series of IUO holds on Monday 13th September, 2021 – Independent Television/Radio

All is now set for the second in series of Igbinedion University Eminent Persons Lecture to be delivered by the Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Barrister Mohammed Hassan Abdullahi. A statement by the University Registrar, Friday Benji Bakare, Esquire says the lecture, entitled: How Government, Academia, Industry Linkages Drive Economic Development in…
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Chief Justice of Nigeria orders disciplinary action against FCT judge – Independent Television/Radio

The Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council, Justice Tanko Mohammed has directed the Judicial Service Committee of the FCT, Abuja to immediately initiate disciplinary action against the Upper Area Court Judge who issued direct Criminal Summons against the Anambra State APGA governorship candidate Professor, Chukwuma Soludo. The directive was issued to the…
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St. Gabriel The Archangel Catholic Church agog for Esama’s thanksgiving mass – Independent Television/Radio

Saint Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church, Benin City stood still today following the Eighty-Seventh Birthday Thanksgiving Service of the Esama of Benin, Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion. Pius Nsogho reports that a brilliant display by Knights of Saint John International to welcome their grand patron His Excellency Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion to…
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Esama of Benin offers thanksgiving to God on his 87th birthday – Independent Television/Radio

The President, Conference of Catholic Bishops of Nigeria, Arch Bishop Augustine Akubeze has described the Esama of Benin as a humble, humane, generous man, who has used his wealth to better a lot of the people all over the world. Arch Bishop Akubeze made the commendation during the thanksgiving mass held today in honour of…
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President Buhari promises to pay genuine debts owed striking doctors. – Independent Television/Radio

President Buhari promises to pay genuine debts owed striking doctors. President Muhammadu Buhari has called on health workers, including members of the National Association of Resident Doctors to return to their duty posts. He made the call during a meeting with members of the Nigerian Medical Association at the State House in Abuja. The President…
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Winners of National Essay Competition in Honour of 87th Birthday of Esama of Benin Receive Cash Prize – Independent Television/Radio

The insatiable passion of the Esama of Benin and Honorary Romanian Consul to Edo and Delta States, His Excellency, Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion for the development of the education sector in the country was showcased today as winners in the national essay competition 2021 were rewarded with fantastic cash prizes. The colorful presentation…
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Management and Board of IUTH felicitates with Esama of Benin at 87 – Independent Television/Radio

The management and board of Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital, Okada today commended the Esama of Benin for single-handedly taking private teaching hospital management to the highest level in Africa. Chairman, board of Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital, Okada, Professor Abiodun Illesanmi gave the commendation when he led other members and management of the institution to felicitate…
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Aloaafin of Oyo and foreign diplomats grace 87th birthday of Esama – Independent Television/Radio

Benin Airport witnessed influx of dignitaries from different parts of the world to be Part of the Eighty Seventh Birthday Celebration of the Esama of Benin and honourary Romanian Consul to Edo and Delta States of Nigeria, Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion. Best Mbiere reports the Alaafin of Oyo, His Royal Majesty, Oba Lamidi…
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Esama of Benin holds grand reception for guests in celebration 87th birthday – Independent Television/Radio

The Esama of Benin and honorary Romanian consul to Edo and Delta states of Nigeria, His Excellency, Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion today held a lavish reception for dignitaries and guests who attended his eighty-seventh birthday ceremony. Pius Nsogho reports that the entire House of Igbinedion was flooded with dignitaries and guests while different…
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House Igbinedion agog as unprecedented crowd grace 87th birthday celebration of Esama of Benin – Independent Television/Radio

The House of Igbinedion number one to thirteen, Okada Avenue Benin city was agog with festivities today as several dignitaries, diplomats, traditional rulers from the six geopolitical zones of the country and guests in large numbers graced the 87th Birthday celebration of the Esama of Benin Sir Chief Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion. www.youtube.com/itvradiong www.facebook.com/itvradiong This…
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Esama of Benin, SIr. Chief Dr. Gabariel Osawaru Igbinedion celebrates 87th birthday – Independent Television/Radio

The virtues of Esama of Benin has been extolled and his strong, unwavering and unparalleled passion for the work of God is described as the reason for divine favour as he clocks 87years. The immediate past president Pentecostal fellowship of Nigeria Reverend Felix Omobude made the remarks during the 87th birthday early morning interdenominational service…
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President, ABA commends Edo Poly Rector for raising the Bar in Academics – Independent Television/Radio

The Rector, Edo State Polytechnic Usen, Professor Abiodun Falodun has been commended for his effective management of the institution and managerial skills which ensured students acquire sound education and basic skills. The President, Africa Bar Association, Mr. Hannibal Uwaifo gave the commendation during a courtesy visit to Professor Falodun in his office in Usen. Best…
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Chris Oyakhilome Foundation inaugurates Inner-City School Project – Independent Television/Radio

Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International today performed a groundbreaking ceremony of a school project, the Inner-City Mssion Nursery and Primary School, Iguobazuwa, Ovia South-West Local Government Area, Edo State. Deborah Ogbeifun reports that the project inauguration was witnessed by Elders of Iguobazuwa community and other partners.       www.itvradiong.comwww.youtube.com/itvradiongwww.facebook.com/itvradiongInstagram: @itvng This post was written by…
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Seplat Eye Can See Program opens in Benin – Independent Television/Radio

More than twenty patients with successful eye surgeries were today presented to the public during the formal commencement of the eye can see program organized by SEPLAT Energy PLC in Benin city. Sharon Ajayi reports that the eye can see program held at the Palace of the Oba of Benefits attracted a large crowd of…
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More groups felicitate with Esama of Benin at 87 – Independent Television/Radio

As the House of Igbinedion prepares to hold a memorable Eighty Seventh Birthday celebration of their Patriarch and Esama of Benin His Excellency, Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, more groups have continued to visit to felicitate him. Best Mbiere reports that Members of Night of Saint John International, Commandry 555 and Laus 463 were…
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President Buhari visits Imo State – Independent Television/Radio

President Muhammadu Buhari had promised to assist the Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodima, deal with infrastructural deficits of the state. The President also assured that he would wield his power as the president to deal with security breaches in the state. Amenze Obarisiagbon has details on the president’s visit to Imo State.    …
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NATIONAL SPORTS FEDERATIONS TO HOLD ELECTIONS IN SEPTEMBER 2021 – Independent Television/Radio

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development in keeping with its commitment of holding the National Sports Federations election in September 2021 is affirming that elections into the National Sports Federations will hold on September 30, 2021. This is contained in a statement issued by Director, Press & Public Relations Mohammed Manga who said…
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Mgt. of ICE, NECO, NUJ, NBA and others felicitates with Esama at 87 – Independent Television/Radio

Various Ethic groups, Organizations, Financial Institutions, Religious leaders, Scholars, Media executives, journalists, and businessmen and women today joined others to felicitate with the Patriarch of the House of Igbinedion and Esama of Benin Sir, Chief Dr. Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion on the occasion of his Eighty Seventh Birthday celebration. www.youtube.com/itvradiong www.facebook.com/itvradiong This post was written by…
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Edo State PDP chairman Tony Aziegbemhe felicitates with Esama on his 87th birthday – Independent Television/Radio

The Chairman of PDP, Edo State Dr. Tony Aziegbemhe today joined numerous groups, associations, and individuals to felicitate with the Esama of Benin, Sir chief Dr. Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion on the occasion of his 87th birthday. Pius Nsogho reports that the Catholic Women Organization, Archdiocese of Benin, and their counterparts from the Province were also…
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Members of the governing council, IUO Okada extol Esama’s giant strides in education – Independent Television/Radio

The Chancellor Igbinedion University Okada and Esama of Benin Sir Chief Dr. Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion has been commended for his insatiable passion for the development of the education sector in the country. The members of the board of council Igbinedion University Okada who visited the Esama of Benin to felicitate with him on his 87th…
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Esama of Benin 87th birthday cake competition in Benin City – Independent Television/Radio

Several cake designers on Tuesday converged on the residence of the Esama of Benin Sir Chief Dr. Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion to participate in the first of its kind special Cake Exhibition to mark the 87th birthday of the patriarch of the House of Igbinedion and Esama of Benin Sir, Chief Dr. Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion. At…
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National convention: PDP Governors’ Meet Wednesday – Independent Television/Radio

Ahead of thursday’s National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting, Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP will on Wednesday converge in Abuja to deliberate on wide range of issues, particularly on zoning of National Working Committee, NWC offices across the six geo-political zones. The governors and other party leaders recently reduced the…
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Gov. Obaseki commends Panel setup to select Principal Officers at College of Agric – Independent Television/Radio

Members of the panel set up by the Governor of Edo State Mr. Godwin Obaseki to select principal officers for appointment into the Edo State College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Iguoriakhi today paid a thank-you visit to Government House, Benin City. Government House Correspondent, Patience Osarogiuwa reports that the Secretary to the State Government,…
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Need for Accountability, Wealth Creation took Centre State at Edo Poly Conference – Independent Television/Radio

The need for accountability, good governance, wealth creation for Security, Social and Economic development amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in the African Society was the focus of the first Annual National Conference of the Department of Public Administration, School of Business Studies, Edo State Polytechnic, Usen. Best Mbiere reports that the Guest Lecturer recommends that INEC…
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Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai (Rtd.) felicitates with Esama of Benin at 87 – Independent Television/Radio

The Esama of Benin and Honorary Romanian Consul to Edo and Delta States of Nigeria, His Excellency, Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion has been described as a global icon and an uncommon Philanthropist. Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of Benin and former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, retired, gave the commendation…
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FG MOVES TO BOOST YOUTH INVESTMENT – Independent Television/Radio

The federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bravopoints International Limited to boost youth investment in the country. This is contained in a statement issued by Mohammed Manga Director, Press & Public Relations of the ministry who said The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare while signing the MOU…
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Esama OF Benin, Congratulates Mike Onolemenmen On His Birthday – Independent Television/Radio

The house of Igbinedion has rejoiced with a former Minister of works, and Adolor of Uromi, Architect Mike Onolemenmen on his birthday. The Esama of Benin and Honorary Romanian Consul to Edo and Delta states, His Excellency, Sir, Chief Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion made the remark in a message he sent to the celebrant to…
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