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Fire destroys property worth millions in Edo spare parts market

Properties worth millions of naira were destroyed last week Tuesday at Uwelu motor spare parts market in Benin, the Edo state capital when fire razed down over hundred shops at the market. It was gathered that the fire which started late Monday night, lasted till early hours Tuesday, before it was put off by combined efforts from fire service and ...

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Obaseki commends Ex-IGP over security of private property in Edo

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has lauded the contributions of the former Inspector General of Police, Dr. Solomon Arase, to the success recorded in the fight against illegal Community Development Associations (CDAs) in the state. Obaseki who poured encomiums on Dr. Arase while receiving the former police chief’s resignation letter as Chairman of Edo State Private Property Protection ...

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Five states move to adopt housing law

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HOUSING LAW Five states of the federation are expected to conclude the passage of their draft housing bills into law before the end of year. Findings by our correspondent show that Ogun, Osun, Kebbi, Plateau and Edo states are at various stages of passing the law, which is expected to improve access to mortgage and homeownership for their residents. The ...

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Edo Govt Flags Off Road Projects In Ikpoba-Okha, Oredo LGAs

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The Edo State Government has flagged off the construction of 3.2km road projects across Ikpoba-Okha and Oredo local government areas. The projects include a 1.5km road in Oghoghobi Community in Ikpoba-Okha LGA and 1.7km road project in Ogunwehi Community in Oredo LGA. At the flag-off of the projects, Edo State Coordinator, State Employment and Expenditure for Result (SEEFOR), Mr. Toju ...

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Edo creates 3,000 jobs with National housing programme

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The ongoing National Housing Programme by the Federal Government in Benin, Edo, has generated over 3,000 jobs and empowerment to Nigerians within the locality. Ebemeata Ani-Otoibhi, the Team Leader, NHP, Edo, made this known on Tuesday in Benin while briefing newsmen after the inspection of the project. Ani-Otoibhi said that the ongoing project with about 12 different contractors has attained ...

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EDO: FG set to deliver 24 housing units before end of 2018

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The federal government has promised that 24 housing units being constructed as part of the National Housing Programme in Edo State will be delivered before the end of 2018. The Zonal Director of the ministry, Mr. Daminabor Oko-Jaja, made the disclosure recently at an assessment of on-going construction at Idumwu-Ehigie in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the state. According to ...

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Delta Assembly to Okowa: Stop Edo from encroaching on our land

Women protest ‘forceful acquisition’ of ancestral land

“DELTA State House of Assembly has passed a resolution urging Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to urgently intervene and stop Edo State Government from encroaching on the state’s land under the guise of public private partnership with Michelin Rubber Company.”- Vanguard The resolution followed a motion to that effect by the member representing Ukwuani constituency in the House, Mr Alphonsus Ojo, seconded ...

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Edo communities protest against illegal land acquisition

Edo communities protest against illegal land acquisition

The Guardian reports that some communities in Uhunmwode, in Owan West and Ovia North East Local Councils of Edo State, at the weekend protested against the acquisition of their land by Okomu Oil Palm Company. The protests held in Orhua and Umokpe in Uhunmwode and Ozalla clan of Owan West, were led by the communities’ traditional heads and elders-in-council, The ...

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Major Flood Flash Points In Nigeria

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A common environmental problem in Nigeria is flood and it is said to occur when a body of water moves over and above an area of land which is not normally submerged. It could also be seen as the inundation of an area not normally covered with water, through a temporary rise in level of stream, river, lake or sea. ...

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