Foundation sensitizes pupils against human trafficking

In continuation of its back to school campaign, RuthChild Foundation in collaboration with Niger Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, cautioned pupils of some selected primary schools in Uhunmwode Local Government Area to be wary of human traffickers who may want to traffic them abroad. While addressing the pupils at Eyaen Primary School, the foundation’s Focal Person, Comrade Solomon Okoduwa, donated over three hundred notebooks to the pupils on behalf of the foundation. He said the exercise is aimed at exposing the activities of human traffickers and how they lure young…

Obaseki tasks scientists on innovations, homegrown vaccine for COVID-19

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged scientists in the country to increase research efforts to find a homegrown vaccine for the prevention and cure of coronavirus (COVID-19) amid early signs of a second wave of the pandemic.     Obaseki gave the charge in commemoration of the World Science Day for Peace and Development, marked globally on November 10, by the United Nations and its sister agencies.          The governor also made a case for an urgent action by relevant stakeholders in the health sector to come up with innovative measures…

How Son of Mercy star survived food poisoning

Details have emerged of how thespian, Ejehi Ejodamen, a notable artiste on the set of Son of Mercy, the latest movie produced and directed by Amen Imasuen, survived food poisoning scare during the unveiling of the movie to the creme of the media on Monday, November 2nd, 2020. In the midst of the entertainment writers was Ejehi Ejodamen radiant in a pink coloured gown and gold trinket on her neck. Not many noticed that the voluptuous actress felt uncomfortable for most part of the occasion, seating on the edge of…

Benin agog as Super Eagles arrives for AFCON qualifier

Benin City, the Edo State capital, was on a standstill on Monday night as Super Eagles players arrived in the ancient city, ahead of their 2021 AFCON qualifier match against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone. The crew led by Super Eagles Chief Coach, Gernot Rohr, also inspected the newly reconstructed Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, venue for the match billed for Friday, November 13th in Benin City. The city also ecstatic over the return of sporting activities, as elated residents watched the players inspect the newly revamped stadium by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led government.…