Edo government condemns destruction of school facilities
The Edo State government, yesterday, condemned the recent destruction of properties at the Special Needs School for the visually impaired, mentally challenged and hearing impaired at Ukhegie, near Benin City.
Vigilante feared killed over arrest of nomads in Edo
A vigilante, Efe Igbinovia, in Obadolovbiyeyi community of Ikpoba-Okha council area of Edo State has been killed by soldiers while watching over detained herdsmen.
Over 96,000 Africans arrive in Italy by sea yearly, says report
One family member in 10 households in Edo State has undertaken the extremely risky journey by road or sea in search of greener pastures.
Edo ex-CJ urges due process over solution to pogrom
Former Chief Judge of Edo State, Justice Cromwell Idahosa, has sued for patience and due process in tackling the herdsmen’s menace.
Stakeholders decry errors in sickle cell detection, laud new testing kit
Stakeholders in the health sector in Edo State have lamented that between 22 and 25 per cent of sickle cell sufferers were victims of wrong identification of genotype using the conventional testing methods.
Tension, delay trail Edo APC council primaries
There was tension and anxiety in some local councils of Edo State as the All Progressives Congress (APC) held its primary election for chairmanship and councillorship candidates in the March 3, 2018 election.
Kidnapped rev sisters freed, hold thanksgiving mass
The Catholic Diocese of Benin Metropolitan See yesterday held a thanksgiving mass for the safe return of three reverend sisters and three aspiring reverend sisters from kidnappers den in Ovia South West local government area of Edo State. Gunmen had on November 3, 2017 stormed the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Convent in Iguoriakhi, Ovia South…
Government uncovers Islamic State network in Nigeria
A group, Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA), is operational in North Central and South South Nigeria. It deploys foreign terrorists that unleash mayhem...
Edo State government provides N10 billion for small businesses
Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SMEs) in Edo State, are set for cash harvest, as the government has increased the take-off loan from N2billion to N10billion to boost middle income earners and job creators.