General

Expanding frontiers of Nigeria’s railway networks

Unarguably, the present administration has deepened Nigeria’s railway networks. Providing modern railway lines was indeed one of the campaign promises of President Muhammadu Buhari.   Since assumption of office, Buhari has inaugurated some railway lines. They are: Abuja-Kaduna; Itape-Warri and Lagos-Ibadan. There was groundbreaking for Kano-Maradi.   Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who spoke on […]

Medicine

COVID-19: Edo urges vaccination, compliance with preventive protocols amid rising infections, deaths

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Government has urged residents to complement the government’s efforts at containing the COVID-19 pandemic by coming out to get vaccinated against the deadly virus.   The state’s COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr. Andrew Obi gave the charge while addressing journalists in Benin City at the weekend.   Obi, who decried […]

General

Edo, Swiss govt, IOM, others partner to tackle unemployment, irregular migration

The Edo Government through the state’s skills development agency, EdoJobs has partnered the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Swiss Government to launch a community-based reintegration programme to tackle unemployment and irregular migration in Edo.   Launching the programme with the theme, “Promoting Resilience and Sustainable Livelihood for Returned Migrants and Unemployed Youths Through […]