Latest News, Events and Happenings in Edo News.en-usTraditional activities stall in Uromi over deposition of monarch*Ozah, UTC scribe begs Obaseki, Oshiomhole to reinstate HRM AidonojieBy Simon Ebegbulem UROMI- THE dethroning of the Onojie of Uromi, Esan North East Local Government Area, Edo State, HRM Anselem Aidonojie, November 9, 2016, <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Resilient project monitoring, evaluation metrics key to sustainable economic devt – Obaseki of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that economic growth and development can only be attained when state institutions are driven not only by well-defined strategies but also monitored and evaluated through well-thought-out, reliable me <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Lassa Fever: WHO, NCDC synergise with Edo Govt. to end scourge World Health Organisation and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control have commenced work with the Edo State Government to bring to an end the Lassa Fever outbreak in the country. L-R: Coordinator for the Lassa Fever Outbreak Response <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 N-Delta agitators condemn killing of Edo vigilante member by soldiers Emma AmaizeYENAGOA&mdash;NIGER Delta agitators, yesterday, asked the Nigerian Army to explain why soldiers shot dead Efe Igbinovia, member of a vigilante group that arrested two herdsmen with an AK-47 rifle, at Obadolovbiyeyi community in Ikpob <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Alleged plot to divide North: Outrage, as Southern leaders blast Ango Abdullahi Emmanuel Aziken, Clifford Ndujihe, Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu, Simon Ebegbulem &amp; Emman OvuakporieLAGOS&mdash;Outrage overflowed from leading Southern leaders yesterday over comments attributed to Prof. Ango Abdullahi, the spokesman of the <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Lassa Fever kills 3 in Delta, 24 under surveillance Festus AhonASABA&mdash;LASSA Fever has claimed three lives in Delta State, while 24 persons are under surveillance, the state&rsquo;s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mordi Ononye, has said. Ononye, in a statement, said two out of the three cases of <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Cashless payment, modern terminals will boost revenue, improve service – ECTS boss Director, Edo City Transport Service Limited , Mrs. Edugie Agbonlahor has said plans by the state government to build modern bus terminals in Benin City, would facilitate the development of an integrated transport system for the state& <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Edo Youths, Police Clash: Policemen alleged to have caused cab driver’s death testifies Policemen involved in the incident at Upper Igun area of Benin City that led to the alleged killing of a cab driver, David Okoniba, have appeared before the Justice Joseph Olubor-led Administrative Panel of Inquiry to give testimony of their invo <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Boroh advises ex-militants against selling empowerment tools Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme , Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh has advised ex-militants, who have undergone various training under the programme, to desist from selling their empowerment tools.Boroh, who is also the Special <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Boxing duel: Ekhorowa vows to punish Lebanese opponent &#8211; Alex Ruud Ekhorowa, Germany-based Nigerian international boxing champion, says he will pummel his opponent, Ali Muhammed of Lebanon, in their March 24 encounter in Benin, Edo.Ekhorowa, who currently holds the Universal Board Organisati <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 AMORC leader blames Nigeria’s problem on misplacement of priorities Festus Ahon, ASABAThe Grand Administrator and Director Supreme Board Rosicrucian Order, AMORC, Dr. Kenneth Idiodi has blamed Nigeria problem on misplacement of the country&#8217;s priorities and mismanagement of her resources. He said: &#8220;N <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Tinubu: When an Aggrieved-in-Chief becomes a trouble shooter report takes a look at the difficult job given to former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to reconcile aggrieved and warring leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Bola Tinubu.Derisively referred to today as &lsquo;A <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Letter to the Defence Minister: If It Is Not Too Late Already view of your coming appointment with the Senate and as you sit atop the country&rsquo;s security architecture, I feel this compelling need to address this letter to you. I understand that the Senate felt the emergency need to seek your views and i <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Edo govt launches priority plan to check violence against children Edo State Government has concluded plans to launch a policy document detailing action points and stakeholders&rsquo; responsibilities in the effort to tackle violence against children in the state.In a statement signed by Commissioner for Women <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 17 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Army denies killing any vigilante member in Edo 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, has denied killing any vigilante member or freeing any suspected herdsmen in Edo.Capt Mohammed Maidawa, Assistant Director Army Public Relations, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen, Benin, o <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 17 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100