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…

Road crashes claim 32 lives in Edo — FRSC (Vanguard)

The Edo Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it recorded 32 deaths in road crashes across the state between July and September. The Sector Commander, Mr Anthony Oko, made the disclosure on Tuesday in an interview with…

APC annuls Zamfara gubernatorial, Edo National Assembly primaries (Guardian)

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has annulled the Zamfara State governorship primaries. The party adduced malpractices, such as snatching of election materials and result sheets, as reasons for the annulment. In a statement by its Acting National Publicity Secretary, Mr.…

Cultists allegedly kill final year medical student, nine others in Edo state (Punch)

A final year medical student of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, simply identified as Dr Einstein, alongside nine others were allegedly killed by cultists on Tuesday. It was reported that the deaths resulted from a fight between two men at the…

Flood of fury in Edo (ThisDay)

Over 1,000 houses and farmlands have been destroyed by floods in Etsako Central and East local government areas of Edo State in the last few weeks, reports Adibe Emenyonu, in Benin City The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) had recently warned…

thisislagos.ng is the number one site on all things Lagos. It will curate and aggregate news about Lagos - the city and the state as well as the people of the city. It will become the pre-eminent news site covering Lagos and its people, businesses and personalities, events and celebrations, celebrities and criminals. thisislagos.ng will be the beating heart of Lagos when it comes to news. If it’s not here, it’s not Lagos. thisislagos.ng covers Lagos like no other site. We are democratic, non-partisan, all Lagos! Itesiwaju eko!!!
Categories