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Abdulsalami Abubakar says Nigeria needs sustainable democracy to improve national development

Former Head of State, Rtd. Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, says Nigeria needs sustainable democracy to improve national development in the country. Abubakar stated this during...

2019 NAFEST: 3,000 delegates arrive Benin

. The Edo Commissioner for Art and Culture, Mr Osazee Osemwegie-Ero, made the disclosure on Saturday at the Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre, the major venue...

NAFEST: Over 500,000 delegates expected in Benin—-commissioner

Edo Government says no fewer than 500,000 delegates from the 36 states of the federation are expected to participate in the 2019 National...

Sexual harassment, other vices under check in Auchi Poly – Rector

The Auchi Polytechnic in Edo says it has introduced mechanism to mitigate sexual harassment and other vices that negate excellent academic pursuits...

Auchi clash: Polytechnic Mgt says institution not in session

Management of Auchi Polytechnic says the institution is on sessional holiday with the hostels shut down. The institution’s Public Relations officer, Mr Mustapher Oshiobugie,...

NIS charges officials on diligence, transparency in service delivery

The Nigeria Immigration Services (NIS) has charged its officers and men to key into the Federal Government’s policy of Security, Economy and Transparency...

NSCDC inaugurates 30-man special squad to tackle herders/farmers clashes

NNN: The Edo Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has inaugurated a 30-man special Agro-allied Rangers Squad to tackle...

EFCC arrests 113 cyber crime suspects in Benin

The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it arrested no fewer than 113 internet fraud suspects in eight...

NAPTIP nabs 62-year-old man for allegedly defiling 12-year-old girl

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Benin Zonal Command, has taken into custody, a 62 years old cobbler, Chukwudi...

Combat Proficiency Competition: 4 Brigade lifts trophy, 2 Div Garrison receives...

The Nigeran Army’s 4 Brigade,  Benin, has emerged overall winner with 450 marks to lift the golden trophy at the just concluded 2019...

NIS arrests bricklayer, moulder over trafficking 2 sisters to Mali

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Edo Command, says it has arrested a block moulder and a bricklayer in connection with alleged trafficking of...

Proficiency Competition: GOC task participants on combat readiness.

Participants at the annual Inter Brigade Combat Proficiency Competition of the 2 Division, Nigerian Army, have been charged to see the event as...

Army officers’ combat proficiency competition begins Aug. 19 in Benin

The 4 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Benin says its forthcoming inter-brigade combat proficiency competition is to prepare junior army commanders for higher...

Police arrest three for alleged planned jail break

The Edo Police Command on Friday in Benin said that it has arrested three suspects in connection with a planned jail break of...

Benin Monarch laments spate of crimes in Nigeria

The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Ewuare II, has appealed to the Federal Government to tackle the worrisome spate of seeming organised crimes...

Army urges Edo govt. to sustain its cordial relationship with military...

The Nigerian Army has urged the Edo government to ensure the sustenance of  the  cordial relationship existing between it and the military formations in...

GOC tasks officers and men on professionalism

Maj.-Gen Anthony Omozoje, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division, Nigerian Army has urged officers and soldiers of the division to remain focused on the...

GOC tasks officer and men on professionalism

Maj.-Gen Anthony Omozoje, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division, Nigerian Army has urged officers and soldiers of the division to remain focused on the...

Obaseki is my brother, ‘rift’ created by people for their own...

  Obaseki is my brother, ‘rift’ created by people for their own interest – Oshiomhole Oshiomhole By Kevin Okunzuwa Benin, Aug. 13, 2019 National Chairman of All Progressives...

Feature: Auchi Polytechnic:  Blazing the trail in research,development

  Feature: Auchi Polytechnic:  Blazing the trail in research,development By Kevin Okunzuwa, Nigeria News Agency   Auchi Polytechnic, located in Auchi, in Estako West Local Government...

Human trafficking: Obaseki advocates stiffer penalties for perpetrators

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, has called for stronger collaboration between international actors to mitigate the menace of human trafficking and illegal migration. Obaseki made...

Boxing: NBB of C says GBF championship bout to hold in...

The Nigerian Boxing Board of Control (NBB of C) says the international boxing championship bout between Nigeria’s Germany-based Alex Rudd Ekhorowa and Egypt’s Ahmed...

Auchi Polytechnic positioned to drive Nigeria’s technology growth —Rector.

The Rector of Auchi Polytechnic, Dr Sanusi Jimah, says the institution has been positioned to lead other tertiary institutions as the pathfinder in technology...

 PenCom organises workshop for prospective retirees in Edo, Delta

Pencom organises workshop for prospective retirees in Edo, Delta Retirees Benin June 20  2019 The National Pension Commission...