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PDP is happy with our problems, but it will collapse when I assume office - Oshiomhole beams with confidence

PDP is happy with our problems, but it will collapse when I assume office - Oshiomhole beams with confidence

PDP is happy with our problems, but it will collapse when I assume office - Oshiomhole beams with confidence
Vice President Osinbajo holds private meeting with Oba of Benin

Vice President Osinbajo holds private meeting with Oba of Benin

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday, June 15, held a private meeting with the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II at his Palace in Benin, the Edo state capital.The vice president left the palace to the Benin Airport for Abuja at 2.00pm

Vice President Osinbajo holds private meeting with Oba of Benin
Activist accuses fiery ex APC governor of corruption; petitions court to direct EFCC to launch criminal proceedings against him

Activist accuses fiery ex APC governor of corruption; petitions court to direct EFCC to launch criminal proceedings against him

A certain Bishop Osadolor Ochei, an anti-corruption activist, has asked the Federal High Court to direct the EFCC to launch criminal proceedings against Comrade Adams Oshiomole, whom he accused of misusing state funds.

Activist accuses fiery ex APC governor of corruption; petitions court to direct EFCC to launch criminal proceedings against him
One dies, goods worth millions destroyed as fire guts popular Edo market (video)

One dies, goods worth millions destroyed as fire guts popular Edo market (video)

A fire outbreak at the popular Evbuotubu market in Edo state has destroyed goods worth several hundreds of millions. The traders had reportedly called the Federal Fire Service but none of the operatives showed up.

One dies, goods worth millions destroyed as fire guts popular Edo market (video)
Watch video of how a dead man reportedly resurrected in Edo state after being embalmed for 24 hours

Watch video of how a dead man reportedly resurrected in Edo state after being embalmed for 24 hours

A young lady who is a Winners Chapel's member has taken to social media to share the story of how her brother resurrected after being declared dead for 24 hours. She added that this happened after praying for two hours.

Watch video of how a dead man reportedly resurrected in Edo state after being embalmed for 24 hours
Panic grips Edo community as 2 female tenants reportedly flee with landlord’s children

Panic grips Edo community as 2 female tenants reportedly flee with landlord’s children

Utese village in Ovia northeast local government area of Edo state has been thrown into confusion after two female tenants identified simply as Mercy and Rose reportedly disappeared with two children of their landlord.

Panic grips Edo community as 2 female tenants reportedly flee with landlord’s children
Edo man lands in police net for allegedly attacking wife, mother-in-law with machete

Edo man lands in police net for allegedly attacking wife, mother-in-law with machete

A woman and her mother in Edo state have been reported as been hospitalised and struggling for their lives, following an alleged machete attack by her husband (Iyen Igiebor) in the Ikpoba-Okha local government area of Benin.

Edo man lands in police net for allegedly attacking wife, mother-in-law with machete
Pensioners in S/South state jubilate as governor takes unprecedented step; releases N1.5bn for payment of arrears

Pensioners in S/South state jubilate as governor takes unprecedented step; releases N1.5bn for payment of arrears

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has released the sum of N1.5billion for payment of arrears of local government pensioners in the state. The development was announced by the state’s commissioner for local govt and community affairs.

Pensioners in S/South state jubilate as governor takes unprecedented step; releases N1.5bn for payment of arrears
We will expose how PDP plunged Nigeria into poverty under Jonathan's government - Oshiomhole

We will expose how PDP plunged Nigeria into poverty under Jonathan's government - Oshiomhole

The former governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, has called on members of the All Progressives Congress to ensure that they educate Nigerians on how the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party allegedly looted funds.

We will expose how PDP plunged Nigeria into poverty under Jonathan's government - Oshiomhole
Party chieftain accuses APC of marginalising CPC members in Edo

Party chieftain accuses APC of marginalising CPC members in Edo

Godwin Erhahon, a former chieftain All Progressives Congress said no former member or leader of CPC now defunct, was elected into APC executive at the recently concluded APC 192 wards and local government congresses.

Party chieftain accuses APC of marginalising CPC members in Edo
Former governorship aspirant in Edo, PDP chairman get N10 million bail

Former governorship aspirant in Edo, PDP chairman get N10 million bail

A Federal High Court in Benin on Thursday, May 24, granted the Edo chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dan Orbih, and Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the 2016 governorship candidate, N10 million bail each for alleged N700 million fraud.

Former governorship aspirant in Edo, PDP chairman get N10 million bail
Breaking: Court sends former PDP governorship candidate in Edo state, Ize-Iyamu, others to prison

Breaking: Court sends former PDP governorship candidate in Edo state, Ize-Iyamu, others to prison

A former PDP governorship candidate in Edo state, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Chief Dan Orbih, a former deputy governor, Mr, Lucky Imasuen, a former member of the House of Representatives, Tony Azegbemi have been sent to prison.

Breaking: Court sends former PDP governorship candidate in Edo state, Ize-Iyamu, others to prison
EFCC to arraign Pastor Ize- Iyamu, Edo PDP chairman for fraud (photo)

EFCC to arraign Pastor Ize- Iyamu, Edo PDP chairman for fraud (photo)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign Pastor Osagie ize- Iyamu of the PDP for alleged fraud. This was contained in a post published by the anti-graft agency on Wednesday, May 23.

EFCC to arraign Pastor Ize- Iyamu, Edo PDP chairman for fraud (photo)
Our aspirants must not sell their homes to get forms - Oshiomhole

Our aspirants must not sell their homes to get forms - Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, former Edo state governor and chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressive Congress has called on elected members of the state working committee of the party to ensure that aspirants don't sell their homes.

Our aspirants must not sell their homes to get forms - Oshiomhole
100 secondary school students in Edo trafficked to Libya in just 4 months - Official reveals, stuns residents

100 secondary school students in Edo trafficked to Libya in just 4 months - Official reveals, stuns residents

No fewer than 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in the last four months. This was disclosed in Benin on Sunday, May 20, during an advocacy programme, by an aide to the governor.

100 secondary school students in Edo trafficked to Libya in just 4 months - Official reveals, stuns residents
Abebe, Obasanjo’s father-in-law buried amid tributes

Abebe, Obasanjo’s father-in-law buried amid tributes

The father-in-law of former president Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr Christopher Abebe, was on Friday, May 18, buried in his hometown, Iruekpen, in Esan west local government area of Edo. Late Abebe, who died on March 22 at the age 99.

Abebe, Obasanjo’s father-in-law buried amid tributes
195 communities in Edo have never experienced electricity - Deputy governor laments

195 communities in Edo have never experienced electricity - Deputy governor laments

The deputy governor of Edo state, Philip Shaibu, has said that 195 communities in the state have never experienced electricity supply while 128 other have issues of broken down infrastructure that requires rehabilitation.

195 communities in Edo have never experienced electricity - Deputy governor laments
4 PDP bigwigs accused of financial impropriety get arraignment postponed as 2 are no-show in court

4 PDP bigwigs accused of financial impropriety get arraignment postponed as 2 are no-show in court

The arraignment of four PDP bigwigs in Edo state on corruption charges, has been adjourned till June 11, by a Federal High Court sitting in Benin City; as two of the accused persons were reportedly out of the country.

4 PDP bigwigs accused of financial impropriety get arraignment postponed as 2 are no-show in court
Opportunity as Edo state begins employment for 42 vacancies

Opportunity as Edo state begins employment for 42 vacancies

The Edo state government has announced the opening of 42 vacancies in the building, maintenance, emergency services and agricultural sectors. The announcement was made in a statement by the state civil service commission.

Opportunity as Edo state begins employment for 42 vacancies
See photos of poor okada rider who ran away after his wife delivered triplets

See photos of poor okada rider who ran away after his wife delivered triplets

A Facebook user identified as Kola Edokpayi on Saturday, May 12, took to Edo Political Forum’s page to share pictures of a poor okada rider Pius Edobor who absconded after his wife delivered triplets some weeks back.

See photos of poor okada rider who ran away after his wife delivered triplets
Protest rocks Edo APC secretariat over ward congress

Protest rocks Edo APC secretariat over ward congress

Hundreds of aggrieved members of the APC from Owan west local government area took over the building on Thursday, May 10 protested of non-harmonisation of lists submitted by them before the last Saturday's ward congress.

Protest rocks Edo APC secretariat over ward congress
Police arrest 7 suspected kidnappers in Edo state

Police arrest 7 suspected kidnappers in Edo state

The police command in Edo state on Wednesday, May 9, in Benin disclosed that its personnel had arrested seven members of a kidnap gang. The state commissioner of police, Johnson Kokumo, made the disclosure to journalists.

Police arrest 7 suspected kidnappers in Edo state
Edo Catholic priest to lead massive protest over killings by suspected herdsmen

Edo Catholic priest to lead massive protest over killings by suspected herdsmen

The Catholic Archdiocese of Benin, Edo state, will on May 12, 2018, stage a massive protest led by Catholic Archbishop of Benin, Most Rev. Augustine Akubeze round the state to decry killings by herdsmen in Benue, other states.

Edo Catholic priest to lead massive protest over killings by suspected herdsmen
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