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Lawmaker warns of imminent collapse of bridge on Lagos-Benin Highway

Lagos-Benin Highway

A member representing Ovia Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Dennis Idahosa, warned on Sunday, September 5, 2021 in Benin that Ugbogui Bridge in Ovia Southwest Local Government Area of Edo State would soon collapse. The caved in section of the bridge on the Lagos-Benin Highway A section of the bridge before Okada Junction on the Lagos-Benin Highway ...

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Ogba Zoo: Obaseki to issue Executive Order to halt deforestation

Ogba Zoo

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State says he intends to issue an Executive Order that will stop further deforestation and encroachment on the land belonging to the Ogba Zoological Garden and Nature Park in Benin City, the state capital. The governor made the disclosure recently while receiving the report of a committee set up by the government to investigate the ...

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A tale of a primary school in distress in Edo State

School children

The flooding situation at the Evbuotubu Primary School has entered its 12th year, but there is nothing to show that help is in sight for these children It was 10:00am or thereabout. Abies, a pupil of Evbuotubu Primary School, has just been asked out of the class. She had been down with illness and has not been in school for ...

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Evbuotubu Primary School: Who cares?

It was around 10 in the morning that day. Abies (not her real name) has just been asked out of the class. She had been down with illness and has not been in school for about a week and half now. Her peasant mother said the nurses at the health centre, (not too far, from the school premises) had diagnosed ...

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