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Crisis in Edo NUJ, Obaseki’s money tear journalists apart – Vanguard reporter wanted

By: Omede, James Samuel, Benin. There is palpable chaos at the NUJ Secretariat Edo state as some journalists accused the Edo State correspondent of Vanguard newspapers and close media aide to former Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Mr Simon Ebegbulem, of coveting to himself monies allegdly meant journalists by government. As at Press Time, URHOKPOTA REPORTERS could not ascertain whether this money was approved officiall ...

My support for Obaseki was based on principles – Solomon Edebiri

By: Omede James Samuel, Benin. Former gubernatorial aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Edo State in the 2016 state election, Chief Iyobosa Solomon Edebiri, has admitted that he supported {and is supporting} the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki against his party candidate, in the concluded gubernatorial election. Edebiri made this ad ...

Victor Ogiemwonyi expelled from the NSE for fraud, Edo AG’s husband NOT indicted

By: Faith, Iguodala Okoro, Benin. (Additional reports by Omede, James Samuel) UPDATED STORY Mr Victor Ogienmwonyi, owner of Urban Oasis Hotel and former member of the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) has been expelled from the NSE over N4.8bn Shares fraud which he was earlier indicted for in February 2017. Ogiemwonyi was expelled for life for his role in stock fraud after an investigation panel indicted him. Urho ...

IPOB is not a terrorist organisation – Military, South-East govs acted unconstitutionally – Senate President

By Omede James Samuel, Abuja. The President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Bukola Abubakar Saraki, has described as unconstitutional and unlawful the proscription of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (POB by the governors of the South-East states as well as the categorization by Nigerias military of the secessionist group as a “Terrorist Organization”. The Senate President who i ...

Don’t close 5,000 private schools in Rivers State – APC warns Wike

By: Iyasere VJ, Port Harcourt The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned Governor Nyesom Wike not to proceed with his planned closure of over 5,000 private schools in the State, as the consequences for the State would be grave. The party issued the warning in a statement signed by the State Chairman, Chief (Dr.) Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, and released on Monday in Port Harcourt, the State capital. ...
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