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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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