Latest News, Events and Happenings in Edo News.en-usEdo North leaders endorse Alimikhena for second term Alemma-Ozioruva AliuBENIN-CITY&mdash;AGAINST the background criticism of non performance in some quarters, the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Francis Alimikhena&#8217;s second term bid got a boost as some leaders from Edo North pledged their s <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Robbers stab 2 to death in Edo Alemma AliuBENIN&mdash;TWO persons have been reported stabbed to death by robbers around Amenze Street and environs off Costain Road, New Benin, Oredo Local Government Area, Edo State. Knife stabThe robbers were said to have robbed over eight ho <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Some PDP presidential aspirants are APC moles, says Gov Wike some are not presidential materials,some seeking settlementBy Joseph ErunkeABUJA &#8211; RIVERS State governor, Nyesom Wike,yesterday, alleged that many presidential aspirants of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,were moles planted <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Food crisis looms in Edo over deforestation—ERA/FoEN Gabriel EnogholaseBENIN&mdash;A foremost environmental organisation, Environmental Rights Action and Friends of the Earth, ERA/FoEN, has alerted Edo people of imminent food crises in the state due to the loss of forest reserves to multinationals. <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 FLOOD: 12 states under water, Osinbajo raises alarm Festus Ahon, Alemma-Ozioruva AliuASABA-VICE-President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, lamented that twelve states were under water, saying, the Federal Government would work with the affected states and relevant stakeholders to ensure that victims w <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 APC: Oshiomhole bows to govs on indirect primaries Omeiza AjayiABUJA&mdash;National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said governors elected on the platform of the party could adopt indirect primaries in the selection of members into elective positions but <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria’s foreign debt rises by 17% H1’18 to $22.1bn Elizabeth AdegbesanThe National Bureau of Statistics , yesterday, said that Nigeria&rsquo;s foreign debt at the end of the first half of 2018 stood at $22.08 billion. This represents a 17 percent rise over the $18.9 billion rec <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 AAU killings: Police arrest some suspects Gabriel EnogholaseBENIN&mdash;EDO State Police Command has despatched a team of detectives from Benin City to the university town of Ekpoma to unravel the mystery surrounding the recent killing of students of Ambrose Alli University, AAU, Ekpoma, <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 PDP Presidential Ticket : PDP senators back Saraki Henry Umoru &amp; Dapo AkinrefonABUJA&mdash; BARELY three weeks to the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to select a presidential candidate for the 2019 election, strong indications emerged, yesterday, that PDP Senators ha <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Int’l Day of Peace: It is important for political actors to work together – Obaseki State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged political actors and their supporters in Osun State to shun acts capable of threatening the peaceful conduct of the gubernatorial election holding in the state on Saturday, September 22.ObasekiObase <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Edojobs, Google, Gidimobile partner to deploy learning app to 20,000 Edo students State Government has concluded plans to partner Google and Gidimobile, Africa&rsquo;s first mobile learning platform, to deploy a learning application called gidimo to at least 20,000 Senior Secondary School students in Edo State, to improve lear <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 EDOGIS MD warns against cash-based transactions in processing documents landowners troop to the premises of the Edo State Geographic Information Service to process their documents in the wake of Governor Godwin Obaseki&rsquo;s reform in land administration, Managing Director of the agency, Arch. Frank Evbuomw <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 NFF Crisis: Sack Dalong Now, Clark tells FG Henry UmoruABUJA- FORMER Federal Commissioner for Information and South South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has reiterated his call on President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency, sack the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon D <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Edo holds business clinic for entrepreneurs part of efforts to boost capacity of entrepreneurs to scale their businesses, the Edo State Government has organised a one-day business clinic focusing on strategies for business expansion and access to finance.Musician, Aituaje Iruobe, popularly <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Reconstitution of EDSOPADEC: Ugu ward accuses Obaseki of neglect Gabriel EnogholaseBENIN&mdash;COMMUNITIES in Ugu Ward in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State, have decried their alleged neglect in the constitution of the state&rsquo;s goard of Oil and Gas Producing Areas Development Commission, EDSO <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0100