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NDLEA Nabs 23 Years Old With 781.2 Grammes Of Heroin At Abuja Airport

  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLE) attached to the  Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport(NAIA), Abuja, has arrested a  23 year-old drug trafficker, Okoguale Douglas while trying to board a Milan ,Italy bound flight. Okoguale according to NDLEA excreted 59 wraps of heroin weighing 781.2 grammes . The suspect who is from Uromi in Esan North-East […]

JIFORM Petitions NAPTIP Over Rescue Of Nigerian Trapped In Ghana Prostitution Camp

  A 20-year old Nigerian lady (name withheld) trapped in a prostitution camp in Ghana has raised alarm over threat to her life by an agent that facilitated her travelling. This is just as Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM), an international media body headquartered in Lagos  with over 300 media practitioners covering migration matters […]

Obaseki Urges Students’ Union To Support Ongoing Reforms In Ambrose Alli University

  Photo caption L-R: Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and President, Students Union Government (SUG), Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Osamagbe Eghobamein during a courtesy visit by the executives of the SUG of AAU at the Government House in Benin City, on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. […]

Edo To Name, Shame Defaulting Tax Payers

  …As High Net-Worth Individuals, Contractors Risk Prosecution   The Edo State Internal Revenue Service (EIRS) is set to embark on a name and shame campaign of defaulting tax payers, in its renewed drive to ensure compliance with tax laws. The Executive Chairman of EIRS, ‘Nidu Inneh, in a statement, said the list includes owners […]

Edo Deploys Big Data In Tax Administration, As Monthly IGR Climbs To N2.8B

    …Ranks 2nd Behind Lagos In Number Of  Taxpayers With TIN   The Governor Godwin Obaseki led administration in Edo State has deployed Big Data in optimizing tax administration, leading to the increase of individual data capture of taxpayers from 160,000 in 2017 to 519,543 as at May 2021. The state’s monthly Internally Generated […]

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NIS Lagos Airport Command  Hands Over Deranged Deportee To Father

.   ..  As Favour’s Parent  Commends  Immigration  .. Says Agency Performed  Satisfactorily Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos Command  has handed over a mentally unbalanced Nigerian deportee, Mr. Osagie Favour Aigbonghiamon to his father after three days in its care. AbelNews learnt that  Osagie  22,  was deported from Cyprus […]

School Of Nursing,Midwifery: Obaseki Promises Timely Completion

    …Says Over 600 Nurses, Midwives Will Be Trained Yearly   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said the government plans to train over 600 nurses and midwives with the reopening of the state-owned school of Nursing and Midwifery in Benin City. Obaseki ,who spoke to journalists at the weekend after inspecting […]

FG Rejigs  Passport  Application System For Excellent Services

  …Reviews Processing Time To Six Weeks …Declares Zero-Tolerance For All Forms Of Touting   The Federal Government has stated that it would  Review the entire passport application process by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to six weeks, to ensure seamless, transparency. This is to ensure human dignity for applicants and fulfill citizenship integrity, in […]

Obaseki Advocates Diversification Of Nigeria’s Revenue From Over-Reliance On Crude Oil

  The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has made a case for diversification of the country’s revenue base away from crude oil. The governor, while speaking to journalists in Benin City, called for a quick diversification of the nation’s economy to increase non-oil revenue. “Before the Civil War, we had no crude oil: The […]

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Edo To Train Over 5000 Technicians Yearly — Obaseki

            The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said the state’s newly rebuilt technical college will train over 5,000 technicians yearly upon completion. Obaseki who was on tour of facilities at Government Science and Technical College (GSTC) Phase 2, in Benin City, at the weekend, said his government is […]