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Electricity tariff about to increase

Electricity tariff about to increase

The chief executive officer of Benin Distribution Company, BEDC, Mrs. Funke Osibodu has said that electricity tariff increase is inevitable and Nigerians should expect an adjustment which will come at any time. The present tariff structure she argued is not sufficient to support commercial operations of distribution companies, Discos and therefore not sustainable. Speaking exclusively with our correspondent yesterday, she ...

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Obaseki to commission 3,000km of roads in first tenure

Obaseki to commission 3,000km of roads in first tenure

According to Vanguard, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has promised to complete over 3,000 kilometres of roads in his tenure, adding that the materials for the construction of the roads  will be sourced from the state and not outside. Obaseki, who disclosed this while commissioning the newly reconstructed Nevis Street in Benin with additional four link roads, said that ...

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Gelegele land belongs to Oba of Benin, Benin youths tell Ijaw

Lekki land

According to Vanguard, there is tension between the Ijaw and the Benin people residing in the Gelegele area, Ovia North East Local government Area as a socio cultural organization in Edo state, the Benin National Congress (BNC), has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, threatening war against the Ijaw over their alleged claim of Gelegele land which according to them belongs ...

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#LagosAt50: Celebrating Half a Century of Excellence!

#LagosAt50

Every man has a history so does a place. Which state in Nigeria has a better history than Lagos? Which place in the most populous black nation in the world enjoys such fame and adulation as the city of excellence wields. In this article, we celebrate #LagosAt50 in our best way possible, and how best can we do that than ...

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Buildings In Africa In 2016

Most Beautiful buildings in Africa

There are many exceptional and breathtaking buildings in Africa, and I’m talking about buildings that are as beautiful as the ones found in Europe, United Kingdom, America, Asia and Australia. Do you think there is any building in Nigeria on this list, considering the fact that we are the giants of Africa? Find out which buildings made the top 10 ...

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Top 10 Historical Tourist Sites In Nigeria

In as much as there are many tourist sites in Nigeria, not all of them are historical tourist sites. There are historical tourist sites in Nigeria that you don’t even know exist. This article highlights the top 5 historical tourist sites in Nigeria. Nigeria is a land blessed with interesting historical tourist sites which were founded on tales, myths and ...

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What You Should Know About Ikorodu Town (1)

Ikorodu town

Ikorodu Town is the second most populous Local Government Area in Lagos state with a population estimated at about 2 million people and an annual growth rate of about 10%. This article gives us useful insight to the latest addition of sprawling cities in Lagos state and probably what you never knew about Ikorodu. Ikorodu Town: ‘Ilu kekere oko ilu ...

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How To Prevent Burglary In Our Homes

How to prevent burglary in our homes

I came across an article that addressed how to prevent burglary in our homes while surfing the the internet last weekend, and I thought to add my quota and share a slightly different view on how to prevent burglary in our homes. This should help everyone reading to raise the security level on our homes a notch higher.  A home cannot ...

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Owning A Rental Property: The Pros and Cons

owning a rental property

Pros and cons of owning a rental property in layman’s language simply means the favourable and unfavourable factors of owning a rental property. This article sheds more light on what ordinarily should be a worthy venture When I was an undergraduate schooling in Benin, my first overtures away from the school hostel opened my eyes to the profitability of residential ...

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Edo Govt accused of plot to sell Army Barracks in Benin

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State has raised alarm over what it described as the alleged plot by the state government to sell the Nigerian Army Barracks in Ikpoba Hill, Benin City, due to alleged lack of funds for capital development. State Chairman of the party, Chief Dan Orbih, also described the approval of the 27.5 percent allowance ...

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