Stakeholders berate ERA/FoEN over alleged displacement of 60,000 farmers in Edo
Stakeholders in the agriculture sector including the Edo State Council of Agriculture and Allied Employees Union of Nigeria (AAEUN) has condemned the alleged staged protest by the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth...
Protests rock Benin City over unpaid pensions, insecurity
Aggrived pensioners and civil society groups in Edo State yesterday staged various protests in Benin City. While the pensioners protested against the arrears of unpaid pensions and gratuities, the civil society groups lamented the insecurity in the state.
Alleged N1.5bn fraud: APC woman leader gets bail
Justice Ohimai Ovbiagele of a Benin High Court on Friday granted Mrs Aisosa Amadasun, the Edo Woman Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) and four others N1 million bail each.
Fence Oko Police Station now!
I do not think it would cost the authorities too much to tar that road, provide a drainage system which increases efficiency of these policemen and offer them some form of protection in the long term.
Family in shock over kidnap of minister of state’s brother, Ogba zoo bloodbath
The police in Edo State yesterday said it was yet to make any arrest over Sunday’s kidnap of the Managing Director of the Ogba Zoological Gardens, Dr. Andy Ehanire, in Benin City.
BEDC to improve supply to Usen community
Residents of Usen community in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State will soon begin to enjoy improved power supply, as the Benin Electricity Distribution Plc...
Marauding gunmen unleash wanton killings in Edo State
When marching orders fail to come from relevant authorities over the spate of senseless killings in Edo State in the last two months, only the extremely brave and powerful tends...
Edo ex-militants allege diversion of pipelines protection contract
Some former militants in Edo State have alleged diversion of a multimillion Naira contract for the protection of oil pipelines meant for them in the Niger Delta.