Obaseki hails Zinox as Edo signs partnership with Nigeria’s tech giant

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has expressed his delight at the opportunity of working with Zinox, Nigeria’s leading tech giant as a technology partner in the state’s transformation programme. Obaseki made this known during the formal signing of a partnership…

*Police rescue kidnap victim denied food for six weeks (Punch)*FAAN to close MMIA departure drop off zone temporarily – Official (Guardian)

Police rescue kidnap victim denied food for six weeks (Punch) The Zamfara State Police Command has rescued a kidnap victim, Mudassiru Malan, who was reportedly denied food for six weeks by bandits for failing to pay a ransom. The state…

Covid-19: Edo confirms 5 deaths of unvaccinated persons

Edo State has confirmed the death of five more persons who were not inoculated with the Covid-19 vaccines, with the government urging citizens to come out to get the vaccines in order to remain safe and healthy. The State Covid-19…

NLNG: Attah hands over to Mshelbila

Photo: New NLNG MD/CEO, Dr. Philip Mshelbila, receives the symbolic Key to NLNG from former MD, Engr. Tony Attah, at a Sendoff/Welcome Party for the executives…over the weekend The leadership transition period at Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) ended at the…

Buhari, Obaseki mourn as “Joromi” crooner, Uwaifo dies at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari and Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki have mourned the death of ‘Joromi’ crooner and highlife music icon and multi-instrumentalist, Sir Victor Uwaifo. The music legend, whose song “Mammy Water,” was a hit for decades, died at…

*Lagos amputee hawker buys new house, set to establish water factory (Punch)*How we smuggled stolen cars from Nigeria to Benin Republic, returned them as Tokunbo – Trans-border robbery suspects (Nation)

Lagos amputee hawker buys new house, set to establish water factory (Punch) Mary Daniel as street hawker in April and during her housewarming ceremony on Saturday. Screenshots from PUNCH Online live video. Dreams are finally coming true for Mary Daniel,…

Stolen artefacts should be returned to Oba of Benin -SANs, historians, Benin leaders

As the controversy over where thousands of artefacts taken from the palace of the Oba of Benin in 1897 by the Europeans should be domiciled rages, Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs), historians and leaders in Benin kingdom have said the…

Obaseki unveils plans for Benin cultural district

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has unveiled plans for the Benin City Cultural District, which will house the Edo Museum of West African Arts. Obaseki disclosed this at the 2021 National Commission for Museums and Monuments Retreat for…

*Super TV CEO: Why police released suspect’s father -Lagos CP (Punch)*Panic grips residents as oil pipeline leaks in Lagos (Vanguard)

Super TV CEO: Why police released suspect’s father -Lagos CP (Punch) The Lagos State Police Command has released the father of 21-year-old student of the University of Lagos, who allegedly stabbed the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga,…

It is our job to print money, lend govt – Emefiele replies Obaseki

The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has replied Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, concerning his claim that the apex bank printed an additional N50billion to N60 billion to make up for state allocations. Emefiele while…

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