Again, suspected cultists kill hotel manager in gangs’ shootout (Guardian)

Gunmen suspected to be cultists yesterday killed the manager of a hotel belonging to Nigeria’s ex-international footballer, Osaze Odewingie, located at Erediauwa Street, off Upper Sokponba road, Ikpoba-Okha local government area of the Edo State The hotel manager, Mr. Von…

Stop impregnating your daughters, Edo govt cries out (Punch)

Edo State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Magdalene Ohenhen, has raised the alarm over rising cases of men having sex with their daughters. She raised the alarm on Wednesday when she joined a protest to the NUJ…

Edo govt tasks 26 intending Christian Pilgrims to be good ambassadors (Vanguard)

The Edo State Government has charged 26 intending Christian Pilgrims to be good ambassadors of the state while on pilgrimage, urging them to shun the temptation to abscond, which can dent the image of the state and country. The Secretary…

Edo ready to pay minimum wage (Nation)

Edo State Government said it does not require the advice of the Nigeria Labour Congress to include the N30,000 minimum wage in its 2019 budget. It said it has been unequivocal in its resolve to pay the new minimum wage.…

Police in Edo to prosecute sellers, buyers of fireworks (Nation)

The Nigeria Police Force, Edo Command, on Tuesday reiterated the ban on sales of fireworks, also known as knock out and warned that offenders would be prosecuted. DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, the command’s Public Relations Officer, gave the warning in Benin.…

22 Yahoo Yahoo boys jailed in Edo (Nation)

The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has secured conviction of 22 persons who were involved in yahoo yahoo within it’s operational base in the last one year. It said millions of naira were…

Edo athletes protest non-payment of allowances (Nation)

Edo athletes on Tuesday shut the gates of the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, venue of the state’s training camp for the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF), against their coaches and other workers at the sports arena. The News…

We have not endorsed any candidate in Edo, ex-militants (Nation)

Ex-militants in Edo State have said that they have not endorsed any candidate in any of the political parties for next year’s general elections. The ex-militants said they would soon unveiled the political party and candidates they would mobilize their…

President Buhari mourns Anenih

President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the Anenih family on the death of its beloved patriarch and elder statesman, Chief Anthony Anenih. “President Buhari also commiserates with the government and people of Edo State and the Peoples Democratic Party…

Tension in Edo communities as hoodlums attack, kill soldier (Punch)

There is reported tension in some ijaw communities in the Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State over the killing of a soldier. It was learnt that many of the residents now live in fear of a reprisal, following…

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