• N4.8bn for Benin-Akure road project has been approved by FEC

    N4.8bn for Benin-Akure road project has been approved by FEC0

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N4.8 billion being augmentation for the Benin-Adumagbae-Igba-Akure road in Edo and Ondo State. Minister of State for Works and Housing, Abubakar Aliyu, made this known while briefing State House correspondents after the FEC meeting on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was presided

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  • Five die in Edo road crash

    Five die in Edo road crash0

    Eight were burnt beyond recognition after the vehicle they were traveling in was involved in an accident on Sunday along the Benin-Ekpoma-Auchi expressway. The victims were reportedly returning from a ceremony in Benin City. This is coming two days after six persons who are employees of Okomu Oil firm died in similar circumstances in the

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  • Army, NDLEA recover eight guns, 725 bags of suspected cannabis in Edo

    Army, NDLEA recover eight guns, 725 bags of suspected cannabis in Edo0

    The combined troops of 4 Brigade and 32 Artillery Brigade Nigerian Army Exercise Crocodile Smile IV have recovered eight dane guns and 725 bags of substance suspected to be cannabis. The operation was in a joint operation with personnel of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). This was contained in a statement issued on Sunday

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  • EDO: Hoodlums ambush lawmakers, Oshiomhole in Benin

    EDO: Hoodlums ambush lawmakers, Oshiomhole in Benin0

    Hoodlums numbering about 50 on Tuesday reportedly attacked no fewer than 14 lawmakers-elect of Edo State alongside the younger brother of the National chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) Mr Seidu Oshiomhole. The lawmakers were ambushed where they were holding a meeting in Benin when the hoodlums stormed the place and descended upon them. It

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