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  1. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Pandemonium in Benin as drivers protest death of 4 in accident - vanguard Ng

    There was pandemonium yesterday morning at Siluko road Benin City when angry commercial drivers took to the streets protesting the death of four persons in a ghastly motor accident. It was learnt that the accident occurred Monday night when a commercial bus, Toyota Vanette, with number plates...
  2. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro I’ve made over N100m from kidnapping, says herdsman in Edo - vanguard news

    The Edo State Police Command, yesterday, paraded a notorious kidnapper, Muritala Umaru, who confessed to have made over N100 million from kidnapping. Umaru, who also is a herdsman, was apprehended with an AK-47 rifle, breech number KO340119 and 10 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition. Click here to...
  3. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Gunmen kill pastor in Edo - Punch Ng

    Some gunmen have shot dead a cleric, Pastor Benson Isibor, in the Egor Local Government Area of Edo State. It was learnt that Isibor was killed at his residence on First Oranmiyan Street on Monday. Click here to read more
  4. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Obaseki sacks commissioner over sweepers’ protest – Punch Ng

    The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday sacked the Commissioner for Environment and Sustainability, Mr. Reginald Okun. Obaseki also approved the retirement of the General Manager of the Edo State Waste Management Board, Mr. Aiyamenkue Akonofua. Click here to read more
  5. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Edo State APC youth leader shot dead by suspected armed robbers - Linda Ikeji

    Unknown gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Wednesday, March 28, shot dead the youth leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Etsako West local government of Edo State, Samson Sedi. Sedi, popularly known as Power Remain, was allegedly killed by armed robbers while attempting to rescue a...
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    Igbinedion’s name has been blessing, curse to me – Osasu, ex-Edo gov’s daughter – The Sun News

    Osasu Igbinedion is from the affluent and influential Igbinedion lineage. She is the daughter of former Governor Lucky Igbinedion of Edo State, and her mother is Eki Igbinedion. She is the initiator of the Osasu Show Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, and a TV presenter whose show, …...
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    Politics No agreement to establish cattle colonies in Edo – Governor Obaseki – TODAY.NG

    The Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, has declared as frivolous, comments by the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the strategic steps the Edo State government has taken in bringing the clashes between cattle herders and...
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    Politics Ex PDP Governorship Candidate, Rep Member, Others Defect To APC

    The Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) dealt a big blow to the camp of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state on Friday, with the decamping of major PDP heavyweights, including Member representing Egor/Ikpoba Okha Federal Constituency, Honourable Ehiozuwa Johnson...
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    Metro Three die in Edo accidents – The Nation Nigeria

    Three persons were on Saturday confirmed dead in two separate accidents that occurred along the Benin-Lagos highway near the Ovia River. In one of the accidents, a tanker carrying diesel towards the Ore axis rammed into a stationary truck conveying iron rods and killed the driver on the spot. …...
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    Politics Edo State Govt Approves N500M for N2b World Bank Grant

    The Commissioner for Communications and Orientation of Edo State, Hon. Paul Ohonbamu informed the public of the State’s push to access the World Bank’s N2B grant to Edo State’s work on developing its infrastructural projects, N500 Million has been approved by the State as counterpart funding. He...
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    Metro Celebration Turns Forlornness As Vigilante Kills Graduating Student

    Uloko Lauretta Apaume, a female student of Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State has been shot dead while dancing at her graduation party. According to the Nation, Lauretta was reportedly killed on Friday night by a member of the Auchi community vigilante group who was invited to provide security at the...
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    Metro ARRESTED: Ogba Zoo Boss Kidnappers

    Four suspected kidnappers have been apprehended by the Edo State police and have been charged for allegedly abducting the manager of Ogba Zoo and Nature Gardens. This occurred two weeks after the victim, Andy Ehanire was released by kidnappers after 3 weeks in their custody. The suspects are...
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    Metro UNIBEN Professor, Paul Otasowie, Assassinated

    A senior staff of the University of Benin, Edo State, Prof. Paul Otasowie, has been killed by gunmen. It was learnt Otasowie was shot dead by the armed men in front of his residence on Ekehuan road in Oredo Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday evening. The Public Relations Officer...
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    Metro Edo State Permanent Secretary Budgets N283m For A N30m Project

    Governor Obaseki had vowed to punish officials who sent a N283 million request for the conduct of primary school examination which eventually cost N30 million Commissioner for Communications, Paul Ohonbamu, said that the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Yinka Omorogbe...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Politics My Greatest Moment As Edo Governor – Oshiomhole

    Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo on Monday said it was a big privilege for him to present the staff of office to an Oba of Benin. The governor made the statement when he addressed State House correspondents shortly after he paid a thank you visit to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential...
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    Politics ‘I am Under Intense Pressure’ – APC National Chairman

    The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Oyegun has revealed yesterday that he is under intense pressure ahead of the Edo State governorship primary election,DailyPost reports. Oyegun’s comment is ascribed to the directives by the Independent National Electoral...
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    Metro Edo: Auchi Residents Get Condoms for Safe Sex

    The Edo State Agency for the Control of HIV and AIDs (EDO-SACA) on Friday distributed condoms to residents of Auchi as part of activities to commemorate the 2016 International Aids Candle Light Memorial. Dr Marietu Binkola, the Project Manager of the agency, who led the team, said that the...
  18. RemmyAlex

    Metro Edo: 21-Year-Old Man Steals N7,000 Phone, Gets N50,000 Bail

    An Evboriaria Magistrate’s Court, in Benin, Edo state, has admitted a 21-year-old man, Benjamen Obira, to a N50,000 bail, for allegedly stealing a Samsung mobile phone valued at N7,000. ‎ The prosecutor, Sgt. Olatoye Oluwaseun, told the Court that the accused with two others now at large...
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    Metro Drama as Thugs Invade Edo Assembly After Speaker's Impeachment

    The Speaker of Edo House of Assembly, Mr Victor Edoro and his deputy was impeached by 16 of the 24 members of the assembly on Tuesday. Shotrtly after his impeachment, a mild drama ensued when the assembly’s chamber was invaded by some suspected thugs. The situation made security operatives to...
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    Metro Edo: Pandemonium As 75-Year-Old Pensioner Slumps, Dies During Screening

    Pandemonium on Tuesday in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State after a local government pensioner, identified as Sunday Oboite, slumped and died during screening. It was learnt that Oboite, 75, died at the reception of the local government secretariat. The late pensioner, who retired from...
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