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Abuja rolls out red carpet as Oba of Benin makes first historic visit to Buhari since coronation (photos)

Abuja rolls out red carpet as Oba of Benin makes first historic visit to Buhari since coronation (photos)

Abuja rolls out red carpet as Oba of Benin makes first historic visit to Buhari since coronation (photos)
Many months after, Osinbajo and Oba of Benin meet again as VP performs ground breaking ceremony of N200m park (photos)

Many months after, Osinbajo and Oba of Benin meet again as VP performs ground breaking ceremony of N200m park (photos)

A year and some weeks after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was guest at the coronation of the Oba Ewuare 11 of Benin, the duo met again in Benin, capital of Edo.

Many months after, Osinbajo and Oba of Benin meet again as VP performs ground breaking ceremony of N200m park (photos)
Just in: See the face of alleged Nigerian female human trafficker just arrested by security agents with 2 victims (photo)

Just in: See the face of alleged Nigerian female human trafficker just arrested by security agents with 2 victims (photo)

The RSS gave the name as Martha Edea, 30 and a mother of two from Ogoja in Cross River, saying she was nabbed in Lagos after travelling with the girls.

Just in: See the face of alleged Nigerian female human trafficker just arrested by security agents with 2 victims (photo)
Nigerian student killed by stray bullet a day after her final exam

Nigerian student killed by stray bullet a day after her final exam

According to reports reaching NAIJ.com, a student who recently finished her final exams at Auchi Polytechnic, lost her life after she was hit by a stray bullet.

Nigerian student killed by stray bullet a day after her final exam
Retired soldier reveals how his son disappeared from home

Retired soldier reveals how his son disappeared from home

Stephen Akpuna, a 72 year-old retired soldier from Esan northeast local government area of Edo state, said his son went away from home since March 2013.

Retired soldier reveals how his son disappeared from home
OPINION: Oyegun is an unquantifiable moral value addition to the APC - Oshodin

OPINION: Oyegun is an unquantifiable moral value addition to the APC - Oshodin

An APC chieftain faults the personal attacks on the national chairman of the party, Chief John Oyegun by a former commissioner in the state, Charles Idahosa.

OPINION: Oyegun is an unquantifiable moral value addition to the APC - Oshodin
Police officers caught on camera dehumanizing a resident in Edo in a case of alleged human rights abuse (video)

Police officers caught on camera dehumanizing a resident in Edo in a case of alleged human rights abuse (video)

Some officials of the Nigeria Police Force have been allegedly caught on camera brutalizing a citizen of the country in Benin, the capital of Edo state.

Police officers caught on camera dehumanizing a resident in Edo in a case of alleged human rights abuse (video)
NAIJ Weekly Price Check: As scarcity of funds persists, traders lament fluctuating price of goods

NAIJ Weekly Price Check: As scarcity of funds persists, traders lament fluctuating price of goods

As Naira appreciates further, the prices of essential food items fluctuate in markets across the country. NAIJ.com confirms this at Oba market, Benin City.

NAIJ Weekly Price Check: As scarcity of funds persists, traders lament fluctuating price of goods
Image of Holy Mary allegedly appears in Benin City during Catholic National Marian Congress

Image of Holy Mary allegedly appears in Benin City during Catholic National Marian Congress

Like she did in Portugal 100 years ago, Holy Mary is said to have appeared to them in Benin City, Edo state during a Catholic's National Marian Congress.

Image of Holy Mary allegedly appears in Benin City during Catholic National Marian Congress
Kidnappers and thieves under pressure as lawyers threaten to stop representing them in court

Kidnappers and thieves under pressure as lawyers threaten to stop representing them in court

The Benin branch of the NBA has threatened to stop representing kidnap and robbery suspects if two prominent Nigerians who were kidnapped are not released.

Kidnappers and thieves under pressure as lawyers threaten to stop representing them in court
Trouble for APC as woman leader is remanded in jail for alleged N1.5bn fraud

Trouble for APC as woman leader is remanded in jail for alleged N1.5bn fraud

The Edo Woman Leader of the APC and four others, have been brought before a Benin High Court, for allegedly committing contract fraud to the tune of N1.5bn.

Trouble for APC as woman leader is remanded in jail for alleged N1.5bn fraud
Ravaging flooding and its havoc in Etsako central Edo state by Benjamin Atu

Ravaging flooding and its havoc in Etsako central Edo state by Benjamin Atu

On October 1st 2017, as Nigerians celebrate her independence, communities in Etsako Central and other areas in Edo North woke up that faithful day in swamp...

Ravaging flooding and its havoc in Etsako central Edo state by Benjamin Atu
Breaking: UNIBEN professor killed by gunmen in Edo state

Breaking: UNIBEN professor killed by gunmen in Edo state

The late professor who was killed on Wednesday, October 4, was a professor in the University of Benin's department of electrical and electronics engineering.

Breaking: UNIBEN professor killed by gunmen in Edo state
Edo government sacks permanent secretary over N283 million primary school fraud

Edo government sacks permanent secretary over N283 million primary school fraud

Edo government has sacked Dr Osayuware Idahosa, permanent secretary in the state ministry of youth and special duties, over allegation of padding exam budget.

Edo government sacks permanent secretary over N283 million primary school fraud
Nigerian man laments deplorable state of Central Hospital Benin (photos, videos)

Nigerian man laments deplorable state of Central Hospital Benin (photos, videos)

A Nigerian man has decried the state of Central Hospital in Benin, the capital city of Edo state. The man also called for the governor's intervention.

Nigerian man laments deplorable state of Central Hospital Benin (photos, videos)
This 25-year-old student allegedly posed as a customs auctioneer and defrauded Nigerians until now (photo)

This 25-year-old student allegedly posed as a customs auctioneer and defrauded Nigerians until now (photo)

Best allegedly disclosed that the three Facebook accounts of female custom officers he had been using and pictures of automobiles in display were sourced.

This 25-year-old student allegedly posed as a customs auctioneer and defrauded Nigerians until now (photo)
Eid -el- Kabir: Traders, ram sellers decry low patronage, buyers lament high cost of commodities

Eid -el- Kabir: Traders, ram sellers decry low patronage, buyers lament high cost of commodities

The prices of some goods have indeed soared in markets as Muslims in the country joined their counterparts across the world to mark the 2017 Sallah celebration.

Eid -el- Kabir: Traders, ram sellers decry low patronage, buyers lament high cost of commodities
Shocking confession from alleged ritualist who eats human faeces in Edo state (Video)

Shocking confession from alleged ritualist who eats human faeces in Edo state (Video)

An alleged internet fraudster caught by a mob in Benin, Edo state, confessed to eating human faeces as part of a ritual concoction for duping people.

Shocking confession from alleged ritualist who eats human faeces in Edo state (Video)
UPDATE: Yemi Osinbajo in Edo, commissions state projects (photos)

UPDATE: Yemi Osinbajo in Edo, commissions state projects (photos)

Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, August 29, arrived at Edo state on a one-day state visit to commission fertilizer and cement plants

UPDATE: Yemi Osinbajo in Edo, commissions state projects (photos)
Vice President Osinbajo to visit Edo state again on Tuesday, August 29

Vice President Osinbajo to visit Edo state again on Tuesday, August 29

Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s visit to Edo state on Tuesday, August 29, to inaugurate a 60,000 metric tonnes-capacity fertilizer plant in Auchi.

Vice President Osinbajo to visit Edo state again on Tuesday, August 29
BREAKING: 9 killed in Edo road accident

BREAKING: 9 killed in Edo road accident

Tragedy has struck at Oka market in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo state after a truck driver rammed into a commercial bus killing no fewer than nine.

BREAKING: 9 killed in Edo road accident
Benin chief humiliated out of the palace (Video)

Benin chief humiliated out of the palace (Video)

A viral video of Chief Dr. Ogiugo, being humiliated and cursed out of the palace of the Oba of Benin after he allegedly refused to pay homage to the king.

Benin chief humiliated out of the palace (Video)
Return our vehicles in 2 days or face legal action - Edo lawmakers issue ultimatum to recently impeached deputy speaker

Return our vehicles in 2 days or face legal action - Edo lawmakers issue ultimatum to recently impeached deputy speaker

The former Deputy Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly Elizabeth Ativie, has been issued a 2-day ultimatum to return her official vehicles or be sued.

Return our vehicles in 2 days or face legal action - Edo lawmakers issue ultimatum to recently impeached deputy speaker
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