- published: 02 Mar 2017
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New Zonal Director NBC, Benin Zone Doctor Tony Anigala has commended the management of Independent Television and Radio for its unbiased and objective reportage, entertaining programmes and for ensuring adherence to the National Broadcasting Code. Adesuwa Lato reports that the New Director, NBC, Benin Zone, Doctor Tony Anigala made the remark when he paid a familiarization visit to the Communication's Village of Independent Television Radio, Iguosa, Benin City.
Anglican Diocese of Benin has expressed its kindness to host the 2017 Synod. Champion Local organizing committee, Sir Sam Ikhide made the disclosure when he led other members of the committee on a courtesy visit on management of Independent Television and Radio at the communication village, Iguosa. Adesuwa Lato has details.
Students of the Junior Secondary School of Igbinedion Education Centre, Benin City have visited the palace of the Oba of Benin on excursion. Deborah Ogbeifun reports that the students also visited the founder of the school and the Esama of Benin, Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion and other places of interest in Benin city.
Members of the Benin Solidarity Movement on Monday staged a protest to the office of the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company in Benin City demanding for the immediate employment of one thousand Benin Indigenes by the NPDC. Aigboje Ikhouria reports that the protesting members of the Benin Solidarity Movement are also calling on the Federal Government to consider Benin in the implementation of the thirteen percent oil derivation resource control.
Tragedy in Benin as a young man was allegedly murdered in cold blood at the early hours of Wednesday by suspected cultists . Though details are sketchy, it was gathered from the mother of the victim who confirmed that the deceased whose visa is ready to travel abroad on Saturday this week met his death shortly after he stepped out of the house. It was also gathered that the victim was scheduled to travel out of the country on Saturday. Edo State Police Commissioner, Mr Haliru Gwandu said the murder could be cult-related adding that the police are on top of the situation to curb the menace of cultism in the state and warned worrying cult groups to sheath their sword and embrace peace.
Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom and Edaiken N’ Uselu, Prince Eheneden Erediawa has conferred titles on his three wives also known as the Oloi N’Erie. Roseline Ebhoramen who captured highlights of the traditional event reports that the conferment of titles was part of the on-going fourteen days Iyan-Ehien rites being performed by Prince Erediawa.
Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare the Second, Oba of Benin has awarded scholarship to three Primary School pupils from Iyeke-Orhionmwon to pursue their educational ambition from primary to university.