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Wednesday Aug 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

'Invasion 1897': An Epic Film 117 Years in the Making

Iceslide Films, in conjunction with Wells Entertainment Ltd., presents the release of the epic period film, 'INVASION 1897.'

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

Ebola: Oshiomhole Sensitises Market Women

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State held a sensitisation meeting with market women in the state on precautionary measures to take to stop the spread of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease in the state.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

In-depth Africa

Robbers invade popular drinking joint in Benin, dispossess customers of phones, cash

Armed robbers on Sunday night invaded a drinking joint around Trade Fair complex in Benin City, Edo State and dispossessed fun seekers of their mobile phones, jewelleries and cash.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

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2015: North more developed under Jonathan -Kuku

Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Chairman, Presidential Amnesty Committee, Mr Kingsley Kuku, weekend, said President Goodluck Jonathan had developed the North more than former Presidents of Northern extraction, adding that whether the North wants it or not, President Jonathan will run for a second term.

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Nigeria will defeat terrorists, say Oshiomhole, Army Chief

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State and the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Kenneth Minimah have expressed confidence in the ability of the Nigerian Armed Forces to defeat the terrorists troubling parts of the county.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

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I had sex with five dogs, boy, 18, tells police

Amid the fear of the Ebola virus in the country, it was with disbelief that residents of Iguosa community in Ovia North East Local Government Council of Edo State ran to an uncompleted building in the area to see an 18-year-old boy, simply identified as Ighodaro, making love to a dog .

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Ebola: Migrant bats return to Benin

Migrant bats have started to return to Benin City, the Edo State capital few weeks after the outbreak of the Ebola virus.

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Married man ends up in jail after acid attack on lover

It was a day her vision was cut short and dreams shattered. it was a day she hoped never happened.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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Northern leaders insincere about Chibok school girls - Kuku

SPECIAL Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Chairman, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Mr Kingsley Kuku, yesterday accused North-East leaders of being economical with the truth over the actual number of the missing Chibok school girls.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

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'I won't rest until police find my son's killers!'

There is tension in Eme-Ora, in Owan West Local Government Council of Edo State, following the killing of 37-year-old Daniel Aifegha, Coordinator of the Kukuruku Youth Renaissance Network, a youth organization, by unknown gunmen on Tuesday, July 29. Daniel was a staff of the local government and a supporter of the All Progressives Congress .

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Evil scammers trying to con Ebola victims out of cash by offering black magic cures

The Nigerian con artists are putting messages online saying witch doctors can 'cast out' the deadly virus - for a fee The epidemic has so far killed more than 700 people in West Africa, including western aid workers trying to tackle the deadly disease.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

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70-yr-old woman protests son's murder

By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN CITY - THE 70-year-old mother of Comrade Daniel Aifegha, murdered by unknown persons in his Eme-Ora country home, Owan West Local Government Council of Edo State, last month, yesterday led a protest in Benin City, calling on the new Inspector General of Police and the Directorate of the State Services, DSS, in the state to ... (more)

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OPIC to invest up to $50 mln in Nigerian power plant project

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation has approved up to $50 million in direct financing to support construction of the Azura-Edo power plant near Benin City in Edo State, Nigeria.

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OPIC to invest up to $50 mln in Nigerian power plant project

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation has approved up to $50 million in direct financing to support construction of the Azura-Edo power plant near Benin City in Edo State, Nigeria.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

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Nigerian Universities Staff Games start in UNIBEN

SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY THE Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin, Professor Osayuki Oshodin, has declared open the 11th edition of the Nigerian Universities Staff Sports Association games open, saying that the sports event will cement the existing relationship among universities in the country.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Between Oshiomhole and the Late-Comers

A colleague asked me recently while discussing the subject if I believed in the existence and powers of witches and wizards.

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'I abandoned Switzerland residency for lady mechanic job'

Mrs Sandra Aguebor-Ekperuoh is founder, Lady Mechanic Initiative. History was made, last week, in Benin City, Edo State, when the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, laid the foundation stone of the Lady Mechanic workshop.

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Royal Tears: 'They killed my son, dismembered his corpse and threw it into river'

Christopher Ike Kebordih is the traditional ruler of Illushi Kingdom in Esan South East Local Government Council of Edo State.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

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I have no reason to fight Oshiomhole - Odubu, Edo Dep Gov

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Dr Pius Odubu, marked his 57th birthday recently in Benin-City, but it was low keyed.

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Celebrating Anenih's inspirational life @ 81

It was not until August 4, last year, when he turned 80 that many Nigerians got to know, through publications in the print media, about the humble beginning, indeed, the grass-to-grace narrative of the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party , Chief Anthony Akhakon Anenih, Commander of the Federal Republic and the Iyasele ... (more)

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