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FG begins construction of N500m earth dam water scheme in Otuo, Owan-East

construction of N500m earth dam water scheme in Otuo

The Federal Government has commenced the construction of an Earth Dam at Otuo in the Owan-East Local Government Area of Edo, in line with its policy to provide potable water to rural dwellers across the country.

The Managing Director of the Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority, Mr Saliu Ahmed, stated this during the flag-off ceremony of the project in Otuo on Saturday.

Ahmed said the project would be handled by Jurgen Nigeria Ltd, adding that the water scheme will serve

Aidonogie of South Ibie Flashes back on the last IBIE DAY


His Royal Highness, Alhaji, Barrister Aliyu Kelvin Danesi, Oba Idanesi II, the Clan head of South Ibie Kingdom is looking back at the last Ibie day celebration with satisfaction. In a recent facebook post, the progressively dynamic leader said:

“The last IBIE DAY has been a successful hallmark and a topic of discussion among close friends and well wishers who have interest in our great kingdom. Our display of unity and culture proves blood is actually thicker than water. Once again,

Auchi Eghogho Festival: Fusing Tradition with Modernity

auchi eghogho festival

People in and  around Auchi Kingdom always look forward to Eid Kabir (Big Sallah) celebration with excitement due to the associated funfair and merriment. This year’s Eid Kabir celebration is coming up next week and the good people of Auchi will be playing host to the world as they celebrate the second edition of the Auchi Eghogho festival, a festival that is designed to fuse tradition with modernity. The term “Eghogho”, connotes joy, felicitation, merriment, fun, happiness in the Auchi dialect. The Eghogho festival brings all Auchi sons and (daughters) that have been initiated into manhood from the inception of Auchi Kingdom together.

PDP gave us N6 million to support Ize-Iyamu – Edo monarch

Obaseki and Ize-Iyamu

A major traditional ruler in Edo state has revealed how Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming election in the state, as well as Chief Tony Anenih, bribed him and his colleagues with N6 million for support.

Tony Anenih, a son of Uromi, was chairman of the PDP board of trustees, but the traditional ruler said

Obaseki is Edo APC Governorship Candidate

APC governorship candidate

Godwin Obaseki, the incumbent chairman of the Edo state economy and strategy team under Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s administration have emerged as the All Progressives Congress, APC Governorship Candidate after the primary election of the party which kicked off on Saturday, June 18 in Benin City, the Edo state capital.

When the APC governorship primaries was about commencing formally on Saturday, June 18, the election committee chairman, Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state,

Fulani Herdsmen: Afemai Rulers Want FG to Deploy Military Operatives

fulani herdsmen

Afemai traditional rulers have raised alarm over incessant attacks by Fulani herdsmen in the area, urging the Federal Government to act urgently and decisively by deploying soldiers as backup to prone areas.

The traditional rulers said the call had become necessary as the Nigerian Police possessed inferior weapons to tackle the Fulani herdsmen which according to them, resulted in the unchallenged attacks by the Fulani herdsmen in the area.

Pregnant woman, 2 others crushed, driver/conductor set ablaze

pregnant woman crushed

A ghastly auto accident has claimed the lives of three persons, including a pregnant woman in Osholo village, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State.

They were crushed to death at a burial ceremony by a tipper lorry at Osholo village in Etsako East local government area of the state.
Also, the driver of the tipper lorry and his conductor were said to

Auchi Allied Association Felicitate with Dr. Lecky

Dr. Lecky in a group photograph with members of Auchi Allied Association

Members of Auchi Allied Association, AAA Abuja branch, on behalf of AAA worldwide paid a courtesy visit to Dr. Mustapha Lecky, the Galadima of Auchi Kingdom, who was recently appionted and inaugurated as INEC Federal Commissioner, South South by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Below are a few pictures that that tells the story:

Top 10 Countries With the Highest Salaries

Top 10 Countries With the Highest Salaries

Have you ever wondered which country pays its workers the highest salary? Well, you do not have to wonder any more as Top men’s magazine have already done a detailed analysis of the top 10 countries with the highest salaries. Below is their findings, starting from number 10:

  • #10 Netherlands

The Netherlands has one of the busiest and largest seaside ports in all of Europe, which is also the major reason why the average salary for Netherlanders hovers around $47,000 a year. Although because the

Meet Buhari’s new security chiefs

Security chiefs

Meet the new security chiefs appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari:


The new chief of defence staff, a major general from Ekiti state, was until his appointment the head of the Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command in Minna, Niger state. He topped his class at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA). He is the most senior general in the armed forces with the retirement of the former service chiefs. He is only the third south-westerner to be Nigeria’s No. 1 military officer, after Alani Akinrinade (1980-81) and Seyi Petinrin (2010-2012).