November 15, 2017

FORMER First Lady of Edo State and founder of anti-human trafficking group, Idia Renaissance, Mrs Eki Igbinedion, has described trafficking in persons as a big societial problem insisting that many people under-estimated the magnitude of the menace when she started the...

November 15, 2017

THE opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State has slammed Governor Godwin Obaseki, describing his performance after one year in office as unmitigated disaster.

However, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and Chief Executive Officer/ C...

November 8, 2017

Edo State Government has been ranked the best reform-driven state in Nigeria by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, a representative of the World Bank, Mr. Umar Hamza, has said.

Hamza, who is Team Leader on the Women Initiative for Socio-economic Empowerment (WISE) programm...

November 8, 2017

Edo Govt plans training, stipend packages

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday received 84 Libya returnees in Benin City.

Obaseki assured the returnees, comprising sixty males and twenty-four females, that his administration would place them on a mo...

November 6, 2017

Italian prosecutors have commenced investigations into the deaths of 26 Nigerian women whose bodies were recovered at sea, BBC reported on Monday.

The victims, who are mostly teenagers, aged 14-18, are believed to have been sexually abused and murdered as they attempted...

November 6, 2017

Pensioners during a protest against alleged non-payment of arrears of their entitlements in Benin City…yesterday. PHOTO: ALEMMA ALIU

NEMA workers demand sack of DG
Despite claims by the Edo State government that it has paid over N6.2 billion gratuities and pensions sinc...

November 6, 2017

3 kidnap victims freed, Otasowie’s killers nabbed in 8 days

Residents of Edo State are currently breathing a sigh of relief with the marked improvement in security across the state following the anti-crime strategy of the new Commissioner of Police in the state, Johns...

November 6, 2017

A final-year student of the Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, in the Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State has been shot dead, 24 hours after writing her final examination.

Our correspondent learnt that the deceased, Lawrenta Uloko Apaume, a Higher National Diploma II...

November 3, 2017

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, said his administration would commission the State’s General Hospital in Otuo before December 25, 2017.

He stated this in Afuze during his state-wide thank-you-tour of Owan East and West local government areas of the state.


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