Alaghodaro 2022: Obaseki launches digital museum for Benin artefacts

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki late Sunday, launched Digital Benin website which he said is a platform with the largest digital collections of Benin artefact. He said with the platform people could see 5,246 pieces  of artworks from…

Agrarian community hails Okomu oil coy for constructing 2km road

The People of Agbado, an agrarian community, in Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State, have commended the multinational Okomu oil palm company for providing them with a 2km tarred road, after 30 years of government abandonment. The…

Security in Anambra under my watch: Oshiomhole lied — Obi

The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, has said that the Former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole lied about security in Anambra State during his tenure. Speaking at the Youth Conference of APC, a party…

I prayed before slitting his neck with knife — Kidnap suspect

The Edo State Police Command has arrested three suspected members of a kidnap gang that abducted and murdered a businessman, after collecting ransom from his relatives. The suspects led operatives of the command’s Intelligence Rapid Response Squad, CIRRS, to a…

Police arrest 2 oil bunkerers, recover trucks

Police operatives attached to the IGP Special Task Force on Petroleum and Illegal Bunkering (IGP-STFPIB) have arrested two oil bunkering syndicates operating adjacent to Agbor Junction, Benin City, Edo State.  The spokesperson of the Force, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi in a…

3 arrested, 20 corpses recovered from Edo shrine

The Edo State Police Command at about midnight on Wednesday said it busted a ritual shrine in a building along Asoro slope, off Ekenhua Road, Uzebu quarters in Benin, recovering 20 mummified bodies and arresting three male suspects. The Command,…

Edo APC chieftain escapes from kidnappers’ den

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ward 9, Orhionmwon Local Government of Edo State, Mr Godwin Aigbogun, has escaped from his abductors’ den. The kidnappers, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, were said to have demanded N5 million ransom…

Filmmakers, others for Real Time Festival in Edo

The Edo State Skills Development Agency, in collaboration with the Real Time International Film Festival, is set to host over 500 stakeholders in the industry for the seventh edition of the Real Time International Film Festival in Benin City. The…

Enageed Resource provides Edo host community free healthcare, ICT training and capacity building

Enageed Resource Limited, a Sahara Group Company, has initiated free healthcare, ICT training and Capacity Building programmes for residents of Ajoki, in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State to bolster sustainable development in the community. Acccording to a statement,…

Edo street residents obstruct okada operations as thunderstorm kills 1

A middle aged man whose name could not be ascertained as at press time but popularly called MC has been reportedly killed by thunderstorm along Aibanegbe Street, Off New Lagos Road, opposite Evidence of the Gospel Church in Benin City.…

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