• Edo Government To Foot Quintuplets’ Hospital Bills

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    Showers family with N1 million Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has paid a surprise visit to the Uduehi family, which recently gave birth to a set of quintuplets at the National Hospital in Abuja. Uduehi, who hails from Ekpoma in Esan West Local Government Area of Edo state, had earlier expressed surprise and joy…

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  • Edo Govt To Clamp Down On Traffic Offenders, Street Traders

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    Edo State Government has expressed worry over the malaise of street hawking and the “self-induced chaotic traffic situation” in the state’s metropolis, warning that it would deal ruthlessly with those responsible for the lawlessness. Besides, the government said it was dealing with the issue in a sustainable manner, with strategies that could provide a lasting …

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  • Police Arest Cultist Lecturers ‎In AAU Edo, Recovers Cache Of Firearms

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    The Edo State Police Command said it has arrested some lecturers of the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, for allegedly engaging in cult-related activities. The Commissioner of Police, Haliru Gwandu, who disclosed this to journalists in Benin, yesterday added that several firearms were recovered from the arrested academics. Gwandu ‎also said that among those arrested was…

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  • DIG Urges Officers To Increase Anti–Crime Tempo

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    The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr Emmanuel Inyang has urged state Commands in the South-South geopolitical zone to improve on the tempo of tackling crimes across the country. Mr Inyang who is in charge of Training and Development at the force headquarters disclosed this when he paid a working visit to the Edo state…

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  • Panic, As Robbers In Audi Cabs Lay Siege On Edo

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    Resident of Benin City, the Edo State Capital are currently living in fear following increase in armed robbery attacks by hoodlum who operates in Audi cars under the disguise as commercial cab operators. The bandits have in the past three weeks had  raided different locations including major roads, streets and residential buildings where they dispossessed…

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  • Tribunal Judgement Well Considered And delivered – Ojezua

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    The Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Party (APC) has praised the Justice Ahmed Badamasi-led Election Tribunal for what it described as a “verdict well considered and delivered”. “The petitioners failed woefully in their feeble attempt to prove their case”, he said. It would be recalled that the Tribunal, last Friday, upheld the declaration…

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  • Obaseki Commiserates With Anenih Over Wife’s Death

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    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has commiserated with former PDP chieftain, Chief Tony Anenih on the passing of his wife, describing the occurrence as a sad and unprecedented departure. A statement from the Office of his Chief Press Secretary, John Mayaki said: “Governor Godwin Obaseki harbours immense respect for Chief Anenih and that he…

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  • Oba Of Benin, APC Chieftain Hail Obaseki Over Tribunal Verdict

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    The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, weekend, congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki over the Edo tribunal governorship election verdict which affirmed Obaseki as the duly elected governor in the September 28th, 2016 governorship election. The monarch’s congratulatory message is coming just as the All Progressive Congress (APC), chieftain in Ugbegun, Esan central local government area;…

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  • Edo Guber Tribunal: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Know Fate Today

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    There was uneasy calm in Edo state yesterday as news filtered in that the Edo State Governorship Election Tribunal headed by Justice Ahmed Badamasi would today deliver its ruling on the September 28, 2016 governorship which victory by Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is being challenged by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…

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