Edo State

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Apr 21st, 2014
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By Prince Charles Dickson Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. Albert Einstein  They have been dragging the matter, “write the test, no, we won’t write any test, its a ploy to sack us, it is political, and all the noise remains.&...
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Apr 15th, 2014
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By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, our country witnessed something unprecedented some 21 odd years ago. It was the audacious move by Chief Moshood Abiola who chose to appoint a fellow Muslim, Ambassador Baba Gana Kingibe, as his Presidential running-mate for the June 12 1993 election. It appeared sacri...
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Oct 8th, 2013
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By Emma Amaize & Akpokona Omafuaire EFFURUN — OGBUESHI Fidelis Tilije, three-time governorship running mate to Chief Great Ogboru in Delta State, has decamped from the Democratic Peoples Party, DPP, to All Progressives Congress, APC. He announced his move, yesterday, at a rally by APC in Effurun,...
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Sep 24th, 2013
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Lagos with its cosmopolitan nature can best be described as ” The Saddom and Gomorah” of Nigeria, everything and anything is possible in Lagos. This article by PM News is an eye opener and a must read for our young girls, we must save our generation from total annihilation. Homosexuality and lesbiani...
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Sep 9th, 2013
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Doctors always think anybody doing something they aren’t is a quack; also they think all patients are idiots Flannery O’Connor Fejiro Oliver When the gods wish to kill a man, they first make him mad; an unfortunate theatrics that is about and will happen to graduates of MBBS, fondly called doctors in...
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Sep 5th, 2013
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By SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN — Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has expressed worries over the prolonged strike embarked upon by Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and urged the Federal Government to hasten peace moves in the interest of Nigerian students. PFN, in a statement by its Natio...
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Sep 5th, 2013
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  Ohikhena | credits: File copy Two weeks after his son flew from Benin City to Lagos in the wheel compartment of an aircraft belonging to Arik Air, Daniel Ohikhena’s father denies claims that he abandoned his family, writes JAMES AZANIA Little is known about Daniel Ohikhena, the 13-year-old sto...
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Aug 27th, 2013
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BY SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN CITY — OFFICIALS of the Department of State Services, DSS, in Edo State, yesterday, quizzed the mother of the 15-year-old Daniel Oikhena, who emerged from the wheel compartment of an Arik Air flight from Benin Airport to Lagos, last Saturday. Mrs Evelyn Oikhena, who confirmed...
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Aug 25th, 2013
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…narrate turbulent take-off By SIMON EBEGBULEM (Benin-city) & daniel etagbe (Lagos) What desperation could have led a teenager to ‘ride’ in the main wheel of an aircraft from Benin-City, the capital of Edo State, to Lagos? That was the question on aviation stakeholders’ lips after an Arik Air’s f...
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Aug 17th, 2013
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By SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY When the  late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti sang his popular number, Teacher, Don’t Teach Me Nonsense, many thought it was just a song but the song had become a reality in time. It was sometime in 2011, when Governor Adams Oshiomhole paid an unscheduled visit to...