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Tuesday Jul 22 | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Building Collapse - Three Children Killed in Edo

It was tears all through in Urora community, a suburb of Benin City, the Edo State capital at the weekend when three children lost their lives following a collapsed building.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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LV and Josh Idehen Detail a New LP for Keysound

Three years after their debut collaborative album Routes was released via Keysound , London-based production duo LV and Benin City frontman Josh Idehen have come together for a new LP.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Vanguard

Cashless Nigeria or confused CBN? - 2

By Dele Sobowale "Having lost our way, we re-doubled our efforts." Anonymous. I cannot recollect which one of my classmates wrote that report, when after a Scouts' Adventure we returned to school at Igbobi College, Yaba and were asked to recount our experience.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Ghanamma.com

R.I.P: Benin City Ready For Arrival Of Late Kefee's Body

I have been keeping you posted about the formalities being put in place for the burial of late singer Kefee's, as her body will soon arrive in the quiet city of Benin, Edo State.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

In-depth Africa

Quack Medical Doctor jailed for 10 years

An Evbuoriaria Magistrates' court sitting in Benin City, southern Nigeria, has sentenced a 32-year old man, Jeremiah Onovwata, to 10 years imprisonment with hard labour.

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In-depth Africa

Appeal Court bars Edo PDP lawmakers

The hope of the four suspended peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lawmakers to upturn an order by a Benin City High Court restraining them from entering the House of Assembly complex was dashed Thursday 10 July following the dismissal of their application by the Court of Appeal sitting in Benin City, southern Nigeria.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Read What 27-Year-Old Man Did In Edo State That Landed Him In Prison

One Saturday Aigbedion, a 27-year-old man was on Tuesday remanded in prison by an Oredo Magistrate Court in Benin City, for allegedly having sex with Chikere Okereke.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Vanguard

Edo Assembly crisis: APC lawmakers accuse Police of bias

The 15 All Progressives Congress, APC, lawmakers in Edo State, yesterday, held a parallel plenary at the old House of Assembly complex, Government House Benin City and accused the Police in the state of bias.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Edo Cancels Teachers' Competency Test, Recalls 936 Sacked Teachers

The Edo State Government has reversed the planned competency test for teachers in the state even as it recalled the 936 teachers whose names were deleted from the payroll for certificate discrepancies and age falsification.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: South Africans to Invest U.S.$200 Million in Edo, Enugu, Benue States

A group of South African investors have indicated interest to plough $200 million in the agriculture sector in Edo, Enugu and Benue states.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Boston museum returns Nigerian art

Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has returned eight pieces of ancient African art to Nigeria after discovering they were likely looted from the West African nation, museum officials said on Thursday.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Vanguard

Controversy trails teenager's murder in Benin

Controversy has continued to trail the killing of a 15-year-old teenager, identified as Lovely Omoregie, in Edo State, allegedly killed by policemen under questionable circumstances.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Modern Slavery Photography - This Sex Trafficking Photo Series...

This poignant sex trafficking photo series shines a light on the horrid issue of human trafficking that has once again raised its ugly head when Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of schoolgirls this year and threatened to sell them as sex slaves.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Boston.com

Museum of Fine Arts returns 8 artifacts to Nigeria

From left, a 19th-century terra-cotta head; a brass figure that was part of an altar dedicated in 1914; a 4-foot tall wooden figure that was in the Oron Museum until at least 1970.

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