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Group pledges support for Obaseki, Shaibu’s reelection bid

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Ahead of the Edo State governorship election, the Akoko Edo Youth Leaders Forum (AYLF) yesterday passed a vote of confidence in Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy Philip Shaibu with a pledge...

Wed Feb 19th, 2020     Read More →

Living under siege of herdsmen in South-South

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Tension is on the rise across the South-South region after herdsmen recently killed more than 14 persons in Avwon, Agadama and Ohoror communities of Uwheru kingdom in Ughelli North Local...

Wed Feb 19th, 2020     Read More →

Eight burnt to death in Edo auto crash

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Eight persons were burnt beyond recognition after the vehicle they were traveling in was involved in an accident on Sunday along the Benin-Ekpoma-Auchi expressway.– Okomu oil confirms death...

Tue Feb 18th, 2020     Read More →

Lawyer sues Edo government, IGP over ban of rallies

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A legal practitioner, Emankhu Isibor Addeh has sued Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu over the ban on political rallies and demonstrations in...

Tue Feb 18th, 2020     Read More →

Shaibu declares Edo ready to host National Sports Festival

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Edo State has promised that the 2020 National Sports Festival would be second to none before it. PHOTO: FEMI ADEBESIN-KUTI. Edo State’s Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu at the weekend...

Mon Feb 17th, 2020     Read More →

South-South stakeholders clamour for regional security architecture

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Just last week in Uwheru, a community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, the notorious Fulani herdsmen killed 14 persons. Uwheru is famous for its production of sweet potatoes,...

Mon Feb 17th, 2020     Read More →

Bush fire-induced auto crash kills five in Edo

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Five persons, including three employees of Okomu Oil Palm, were at the weekend burnt to death in a road accident that occurred along Iguobazuwa highway in Ovia South West Local Council of Edo...

Mon Feb 17th, 2020     Read More →

PHOTO: Five Okomu Oil personnel burnt to death in road accident

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Kindly Share This Story:…two critically injured By Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY – FIVE staff of Okomu Oil plc in Edo State have been burnt to death in a road accident that occurred along...

Sat Feb 15th, 2020     Read More →

Wike to Oshiomhole: Resign for failing to stop Gov Diri’s inauguration

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Kindly Share This Story:* Says the APC chairman can’t be trusted By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT – GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike has asked embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives...

Sat Feb 15th, 2020     Read More →

Nnamdi Kanu’s parents’ burial unites old Eastern Region in Umuahia

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Kindly Share This Story:Shows traditional rulers from the 11 States of South East and South-South during the burial. By Chimaobi Nwaiwu Satisfied with the successful burial of its leader Mazi...

Sat Feb 15th, 2020     Read More →

Saudi fighter jet crashes in Yemen

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A Saudi fighter jet crashed in conflict-torn Yemen, the Riyadh-led military coalition said Saturday, as the Huthi rebels said they downed the plane. The Tornado aircraft came down on Friday in...

Sat Feb 15th, 2020     Read More →

Etsako free surgical eye camp opens

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Africa Cataract and Eye Foundation in collaboration with Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu (in his private capacity) and the late Alhaji Oga Momodu Yesufu Free Cataract Surgeries for...

Sat Feb 15th, 2020     Read More →

Reps commend IGP, Runsewe for protecting Arts, Crafts Village

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The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, and Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General (DG), National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), have been commended for protecting public...

Fri Feb 14th, 2020     Read More →

Tension in Edo as four feared killed in riot of tipper driver’s death

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Kindly Share This Story:…Police did not shoot anybody – spokesman By Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY – THERE is tension in Benin City, Edo state capital as four persons are feared dead...

Thu Feb 13th, 2020     Read More →

Bayelsa: You’re merely ranting, PDP mocks Oshiomhole

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Kindly Share This Story: Adam’s Oshiomhole By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday described comments attributed to national chairman of the All Progressives...

Thu Feb 13th, 2020     Read More →