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UNIBEN Murder: Police Arrest Three Suspects

Public Relations Officer, Edo State Police Command, Moses Nkombe Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of a senior lecturer in the University of Benin, Professor Paul Otasowie. Otasowie was shot dead by the armed men in front of his residence on Ekehuan Road in Oredo Local …

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Edo leaders call for referendum on restructuring formula

By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—Concerned Edo Leaders of Thought, CELT, comprising elders and leader in Edo State, has said the call for restructuring of the nation should be subjected to a referendum so Nigerians can decide what they want. The leaders, in a statement, yesterday, by their President, Col. Paul Ogbebor …

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Edo community leader shot dead, Enogie’s palace razed

By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—UNKNOWN gunmen were alleged to have shot and killed the former chairman of the outlawed Community Development Association, CDA, of Oghoghobi village near Benin, Mr. Lambart Igbinomwanhia, at his residence on Sunday morning. Vanguard learned that the killing of the former CDA chairman triggered a spontaneous reaction …

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Edo communities give marching orders to oil firm

By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—THERE is tension in the oil-rich Oben, Iguelaba, Ikobi and Obazogbe-Nugu communities, in Orhiomwon Local Government Area of Edo State as leaders of the communities, weekend, called on the oil company operating in their domain, SEPLAT Petroleum Development, to leave their domain due to alleged neglect and …

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Edo town laments ramshackle link road

By Gabriel Enogholase OKUGBE—THE people of Okugbe community, Uromi Kingdom, Esan North East Local Government Area, Edo State, have bemoaned the unacceptable condition of the road linking the village and neighbouring communities. They said the motorway formerly known as General Hospital Road, renamed Chief Tony Anenih Road was very strategic …

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