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Sallah: Oba of Benin congratulates Muslims

Sallah: Oba of Benin congratulates Muslims

Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, CFR, Oba of Benin has congratulated Muslim faithful across the world on this year’s EID-EL-KABIR festival also known as the Feast of sacrifice in Islam. A statement by Mr Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Chief Press Secretary to Oba of Benin said Oba Ewuare II, charged Muslims to reflect on the...

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Leaked Exam Questions Put EdoBest in Quandary

Leaked Exam Questions Put EdoBest in Quandary

Reports of leaked Basic Certificate Examinations (BECE) question papers by the Edo State Ministry of Education prior to the scheduled date of Thursday, June 13, 2024, for the commencement of the examinations have sparked a wave of debate among stakeholders. The question papers, including the printed Mathematics subject for the June 2024 examinations, have been...

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Tinubu prays for Nigeria at Eid-el-Kabir in Lagos

Tinubu prays for Nigeria at Eid-el-Kabir in Lagos

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has interceded on behalf of Nigeria during Eid-el-Kabir prayers on Sunday in Lagos State where he called for love and charity to the vulnerable. Ajuri Ngelale, Presidential spokesman in a statement Tinubu called on Nigerians to show more care for their neighbours and extend charity to all during the in the...

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NDLEA busts ‘skuchies’ brewery, makes arrest

NDLEA busts ‘skuchies’ brewery, makes arrest

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have raided ‘skuchies’ brewery factory at Sabo area of Shagamu town in Ogun State. Spokesman of the Agency, Mr Femi Babafemi said on Sunday in a statement that the ‘skuchies’, which is a cocktail of drugs combination of illicit drugs, were raided Wednesday 12th June. Seven illicit...

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Obi, Akpata rally Oba of Benin on free, fair poll

Obi, Akpata rally Oba of Benin on free, fair poll

Candidate of Labour Party (LP) in 2023 Presidential election, Mr Peter Obi and the party’s Candidate in Edo State September 21 governorship poll, Mr Olumide Osaigbovo Akpata have tasked the Benin monarchy to lead advocacy for free and fair election in Nigeria. The duo made the appeal when the Campaign Council in Oba Palace at...

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CP plotting my arrest, Edo APC chair cries out

CP plotting my arrest, Edo APC chair cries out

The Edo State Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Jarrett Tenebe, has appealed to the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Kayode Egbetokun to rein in on the alleged excesses of the State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, accusing him of using state’s instrument to plot his arrest by the police. He described the move in the petition...

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Two suspects, officer killed in Bank robbery

Two suspects, officer killed in Bank robbery

The Federal Capital Territory Command of the Nigeria Police has confirmed a Bank robbery attack at the nation’s Capital, Abuja. Command’s spokesperson SP Josephine Adeh said the incident occurred at a Commercial Bank branch in FCT on Thursday evening. The attack left a police officer and two suspects during shoot between the military against the...

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Gunmen in ‘DSS uniform’ kidnap activist in Edo

Gunmen in ‘DSS uniform’ kidnap activist in Edo

Gunmen in DSS camouflage have reportedly kidnapped a Benin-based frontline Human Rights activist, Leftist Omobude Agho. The Coordinator General of Edo Civil Society Organizations (EDOCSOs), was whisked away from his residence at Medical stores area in Egor Local Government Area in the State at about 2.am on Friday June 14, 2024. A traumatised family member...

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Stakeholders set agenda for Africa’s development

Stakeholders set agenda for Africa’s development

African leaders on Thursday canvassed reforms that could transform the landscape of development by rejigging the recruitment process of electing leaders in the Africa. Guests at the 2024 Democracy Dialogue made the submission at Goodluck Jonathan Foundation theme: “Functional Education and effective Political leadership as a panacea to Africa’s growth and development” in Benin City,...

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Police nab traditional ruler, Cop for kidnapping

Police nab traditional ruler, Cop for kidnapping

Operatives of the Nigeria Police have arrested and grilled the traditional ruler (Onojie) of Uromi, His Royal Highness, Zaiki Aselm Aidenojie in Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State for alleged kidnapping in the State. Aidenojie was a Guest at the Irrua Area Command of Nigeria Police on Monday June 10, 2024, when...