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- Wonder bank scheme: 2 men allegedly defraud 11 Catholic priests of N42m
- NAPTIP urges Oba of Benin to stop juju priests from administering oaths on victims
- Human trafficking: Edo government to build permanent shelter for victims
- Soldiers ‘mistakenly’ kill vigilante member, allegedly free killer herdsmen in Edo
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, on Friday, visited the family of David Okoniba, the late driver who was crushed to death by a truck after allegedly being pushed by a policeman for failing to give a bribe of N200.
Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendations from the National Judicial Council (NJC) for a compulsory retirement of Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court and the dismissal of Justice Tokodi.
The Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, has banned night grazing in the state to avert further herdsmen/farmers clashes. The ban also prohibits the carrying of guns by herdsmen while taking care of their herds.
The federal government, through the health minister, Professor Isaac Adewole, has reportedly decried the alarming increase in the cases of Lassa fever across the country as he warned health workers to adhere to the precautions.
Former governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, has joined other politicians to react to the controversial letter by former President Olusegun Obasanjo asking President Muhammadu Buhari not to run for second term in office.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, February 2, met with Governor Godwin Obaseki in a closed doors meeting at the presidential villa to discuss the issue of human trafficking and illegal migration common in Edo state.
Honourable Samson Osagie, an Edo state chieftain of the APC, has warned that the effect of rampant killings by rampaging herdsmen throughout the country may reduce the chances of the APC in the coming 2019 elections.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday, January 31, arraigned five medical doctors before a Benin high court for allegedly stealing the sum of N21 million and conspiracy to commit fraudulent false accounting.
The deputy director of the Buhari Support Organizations, Chief Blessing Agbomhere, and 26,318 members and supporters of the All Progressives Congress, in Etsako central-local government area of Edo state, have defected to the PDP.
Buba Wakawa, Edo state commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), recently reported that the organisation has recorded 31 convictions of illicit dr*g dealers in 2017. Wakawa said this on Tuesday, January 30.
Mrs Elizabeth Ativie, representative of the Uhunmwonde constituency in the Edo state House of Assembly was recalled back to the House on Monday, January 29. The development comes five months after Ativie's suspension.
Officers of the Nigeria Police over the weekend arrested a security guard and his gang arrested a security guard and his gang for the alleged murder of his employer, Major Afisatu Ajuya , at the Upper Ugbor area of GRA, Benin.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has denied the alleged claim by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that his government had approved land for the establishment of a cattle colony saying the report is falsehood.
Former governorship candidate of the PDP in Edo state, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the party will return to power in 2019 general elections because the APC has failed to fulfill all it promised before the 2015 general elections.
After regaining their freedom following 53 days in captivity, the six Catholic sisters from the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Convent in Edo state have told their captors that they have been forgiven, during a thanksgiving mass.
The Edo state government has said that it will commence the payment of pension arrears of retirees in ‘batch 40’ on Wednesday, January 24. This was disclosed by the permanent secretary and chairman, Pensions Bureau, I.D. Juwobor.
Five oil workers have been kidnapped in Nigeria’s restive southern Niger Delta region, an area regularly hit by militant attacks and abductions. Suspected militants seized the workers on Wednesday near the Ajoki community.
Former governor of Edo state, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, on Friday, at the inauguration of 75 intra city buses, commended his successor, Governor Godwin Obaseki, for achieving a lot despite the present harsh economic situation.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says he is satisfied with the performance of Godwin Obaseki of Edo state. Obasanjo made the state when he paid a courtesy visit to Obaseki at the state government house on Monday, January 15.
A member of the Okogie of Ojah, who represented the community alongside the traditional head of Okurogho, Oba Daniel Suru Lawani, Phillip Eguarogie, said the attack was just one of a series of attacks against the community.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested two persons among those repatriated to Nigeria from Libya. The two persons were arrested on the suspicion of being involved in trafficking.
Nigerian returnees from Libya rejected the sum of N1,000 which was given to them by the Edo state govt to be used as transportation fare, as they stated that the money was too small and couldn't take them to their destination.