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Edo State Govt to probe hospital contracts under Oshiomhole

By Joy Odigie Indications that the political turf war between the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and his...

Edo State: Court restrains indigenes of Okhoromi from further trespass on...

By Imelda Osayande A Benin High Court on Monday granted an interim order, restraining four indigenes of Okhoromi Village in Oredo Local Government Area, Edo...

Oba of Benin urges communities to nominate credible men into Edo...

By Imelda Osayande The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has called on communities in Edo to ensure that only credible men got nominated into...

Edo State workers, NURTW, others in solidarity march for Obaseki’s second...

By Imelda Osayande Supporters of Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, on Friday, staged a solidarity rally on the streets of Benin City...

Edo State Govt earmarks 4,000 hectares of land for rice production

By Monday Ajogun The Edo State Government on Tuesday disclosed that it has earmarked about four hundred hectares of land for rice production during the...

Nigerian girls enslaved in Russia after World Cup

By Maria Vasilyeva Moscow (Reuters) - Blessing Obuson thought Russia’s soccer World Cup would be an opportunity to find a job and flew into Moscow...

Atiku wins Edo State in narrow lead, clears Enugu State comfortably

By Nefishetu Yakubu and Victor Okoye Alhaji Atiku Abubakar narrowly won  the presidential election in Edo state with 7,849 votes more than his main rival,...

Man kills wife, 2 sons in Edo State over infidelity allegation

By Igbaugba Ehigimetor   A 35-year old man suspect, identified as Uwaila, on Sunday shot dead his wife and two sons in Edo, accusing her of...

2019: ADP denies endorsing Edo State APC candidates

By Igbaugba Ehigimetor     The Edo chapter of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) has distanced itself from the purported endorsement of the candidates of the All...

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, declares three days mourning for Anenih

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday declared a three-day mourning period in honour of late elder statesman, Chief Tony Anenih.

Sex trafficking: How Oba of Benin’s curse reduced illegal migration

  By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani     Benin City (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For almost two decades, 42-year-old Patience earned a steady income sending girls from Nigeria to...

Italian Catholic priest kidnapped in Benin, Edo State

Milan (AP) An Italian Catholic priest, Maurizio Pallu, was on Friday kidnapped by gunmen in Benin City, Edo State, where he has been working...

NNPC/Shell Cup: Hensen Seconday School, Benin, Holy Ghost College, Owerri for...

Hensen Secondary School of Benin City, Edo State and Holy Ghost College, Owerri, Imo State are set for tackles on Tuesday in the final...

NNPC/Shell Cup: Hensen Secondary School of Benin City clinches final ticket

Goal-hungry boys from Hensen Secondary School of Benin City, Edo State, booked the first slot in the finals of the ongoing 19th edition of...

Edo State Govt begins demolition in Benin

By Nefisetu Yakubu The Edo Waste Management Board, in conjunction with the State Task Force Committee on Environment, on Monday demolished about 1,000 makeshift shops...

INEC deploys 2,452 staff for Etsako Federal Constituency election in Edo...

Benin (NAN) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo State said the commission has deployed 2,452 ad-hoc and INEC staff for the Etsako...

Obaseki inaugurates 6 SEEFOR projects in Edo State

Igarra (NAN) Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Friday in Igarra, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area inaugurated six projects executed by the State Employment and Expenditure...

Edo State House of Assembly suspends Akoko-Edo council chairman

Benin (NAN) The Edo State House of Assembly on Wednesday suspended Mr Akeredolu Folorunso, the chairman of Akoko-Edo Local Government Council, for alleged misappropriation...

Okonjo-Iweala took $1bn for Jonathan’s re-election —Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has accused former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, of illegally taking...

Rival legislators continue sitting in Edo parliament

(NAN) The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faction of the Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday summoned the state Director of the Federal Road Maintenance...

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