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Lagos Assembly Passes Bill Stopping Suspects’ Parade

      Story Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     The Lagos House of Assembly today, passed an amended version of the Criminal Justice Law of the State barring the police from parading suspects before the media. The Bill was passed at a sitting presided over by the Deputy Speaker, Wasiu Eshilokun-Sanni, on behalf of the Speaker, […]


Boeing Appoints Brian West Chief Financial Officer

      The Boeing Company today named Brian West as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective August 27,2021. In this role, West will lead all aspects of Boeing’s financial strategy, performance, reporting and long-range business planning, as well as investor relations, treasury, controller and audit operations. West will also oversee […]


Obaseki Inaugurates 15-Man C’ttee To Screen Political Nominees, Gives Two Weeks Ultimatum

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, today, inaugurated a 15-man committee, charged with the responsibility of screening political nominees that will be appointed into his cabinet. Obaseki, during the inauguration ceremony at the Government House, Benin City, urged the committee, headed by Prof. Dennis Agbonlahhor, to submit its report on or […]


Obaseki Signs Audit Bill Into Law, To Establish Audit Service Commission, Office Of Auditor General

    The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, today, signed the Edo State Audit Bill 2021 into law to ensure accountability and transparency in governance. Obaseki, while signing the bill at the Government House in Benin City, thanked the State House of Assembly for expeditiously passing the amendment bill into law. The governor noted […]


Obaseki Approves Upward Review Of Duty Allowance For Edo Workers

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved the immediate increase of Duty Tour Allowance (DTA) for workers in the state, across board. The Edo State Head of Service, Anthony Okungbowa Esq., disclosed this during a meeting with Permanent Secretaries, Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and Directors in the […]


Gas Tanker Explosion Razes Over 22 Cars, Destroy OPIC Plaza

    Gas Tanker Explosion Razes Over 22 Cars, Destroy OPIC Plaza   … As LASEMA, Stakeholders Quell Put Out Fire   The gas Tanker which exploded yesterday in front of Sheraton Hotels and Towers  injured close to 15 persons, razed  over 22 cars,  and damaged the Ogun State Property Investment Corporation, (OPIC). The explosion […]


Edo Museum: US To Return Two Bronze Pieces

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, United States, has said it will return two Benin Bronze from its collection to its place of origin. This move further boost the prospects of American museums to repatriate looted art pieces to the Governor Godwin Obaseki-backed Edo Museum of West African Art (EMOWAA). […]


Obaseki Congratulates Osikhekha, Others On Guild Of Editors Roles

    The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has felicitated with the re-elected President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), Mr. Mustapha Isah Osikhekha, on retaining the highly exalted position in the Guild at the recent NGE convention in Kano. The governor also congratulated two other Edo-born editors, Mr. Iyobosa Uwugiaren, who was […]


T.B Joshua’s Death : A Great Loss To Humanity–JIFORM

    The Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) headquartered in Nigeria with over 300 Journalists covering migration matters across the continents, has described the passage of the Founder of the Synagogue Church of Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, as a huge loss to humanity. A statement issued by the President of JIFORM, Ajibola […]


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NIWA MD, Acting IGP Hold Talks Over Cargo Movement From Lagos To Onitsha River Port

      As part of security and protective measures to have a seamless exercise in the shipment of cargoes from Lagos Ports to Onitsha River Port, the Managing Director of National Inland Waterways(NIIWA), Chief Dr George Moghalu has paid a working visit to the Acting Inspector General of the Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba […]