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Edo To Strengthen Tax Laws, Eliminate Cash Payment To Tackle Evasion, Others

  The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said his government will enact new laws and strengthen existing laws to improve revenue collection, and address tax evasion and other corrupt practices in the system. Obaseki disclosed this while addressing participants during a stakeholders’ engagement of the Edo State Transition Committee with artisan groups at […]

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Boat Operators’ President Condemns Federal, State Governments Over Poor Response To Malele Accident

    …Says Mishap A National Tragedy,Embarrassment … Dispatches Special Team Of ATBOWATON Investigators  To Accident Scene    The President, Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON), has condemned both Federal and State Governments for their poor response and attention to the Malele, Niger State boat mishap that claimed about 76 lives […]


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Obaseki Swears-In Joe Acha As Edo Acting Chief Judge

Photo caption :L-R: Chief Mike Ogiadome, wife of the Acting Edo State Chief Judge, Mrs. Christiana Acha; Edo State Acting Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Joe Acha; Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki; Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu; Speaker, Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Marcus Onobun and the outgone Edo State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Esther […]


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Obaseki ,Commits To Upgrade Of Police Training School

          …Reassures Safety, Improved Security …Pledges Increased Support, Capacity Building For Security Personnel   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his government has concluded plans for the upgrade of the Police Training School in Ogida Barracks, Egor Local Government Area of the state. Governor Obaseki, who disclosed this […]


Obaseki: We Must Restructure  To Engender Devt. In  South-South

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reiterated the call for the restructuring of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to drive development of the South-South region. The governor made the call during a meeting with the South-South Zone Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Government House […]


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Defilement : Police Arrest Popular Actor, Baba Ijesha

    The Lagos State Police Command said it has arrested a popular Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James ‘m’ 48, aka Baba Ijesha, for allegedly defiling a 14 years old minor. The police through its Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr. Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement issued today, said the case against the actor was reported […]


JIFORM President, Ajibola Wins Champions Of Migration Award

  The President of the Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) has been honoured with the Champions of Migration Award during the Oyo State maiden Diaspora Day in Ibadan on April 20. The president of the global media foundation with over 300 members spread across the continents was honored by the state government for his […]


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(Opinion) Lagos, Badagry, Porto Novo Ahoy By Frank Meke

          Behind and beyond the Lagos back water, great discoveries abound. Indeed,. Little of the many marine tourism businesses are out there in the public space, even most socioeconomic researchers are left floundering in the dark about the many littoral resources that could change the narrative of the rural poor within […]


NIWA, NPA, NIMASA Crackdown On Illegal  Barge  Operators At Kirikiri

        Federal Maritime Agencies Committee on Activities of Barge Operators on Lagos waterways, has clamped down on illegal barge and jetty operators around the Kirikiri Light Terminal notorious as hide outs for deviant elements. In a show of massive enforcement led by operatives and security officers from National Inland Waterways  Authority(NIWA) Nigerian […]


(Opinion) Looted NTDC : Open Letter To  Lai Mohammed By Frank Meke

      Dear Honourable Minister, it is with heavy heart that I write to bring to your notice the near collapse of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC). Indeed, I must commend your proactive initiative to salvage NTDC about two years ago, when the cracks of poor leadership began to rear up its head. […]