20 feared killed in Edo cult clash
More than 20 persons have been feared killed in different parts of Benin City and its environs in a renewed clash between rival cult groups. An ad-hoc worker of the Edo State-owned Public Work Volunteer, whose identity could not be confirmed, was killed at his duty post at the popular Third Junction in Benin City.
Using pardons as a political tool
Following a request by Godwin Obaseki, the Governor of Edo State, President Buhari has expressed a willingness to grant a presidential pardon to the late Professor Ambrose Alli, former Governor of Bendel State (now Edo and Delta States).
Obaseki’s Aide appeals to individuals, organisations to support returnees
Mr Solomon Okoduwa, an aide to Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, has appealed to corporate organisations, individuals, and international donors, to assist the government in its effort to resettle and empower the state’s returnees from Libya.
Group trains youths on skills to boost human capital development in Edo
Committed to capacity building and industrialisation of Esanland, a socio-cultural and nonpartisan group under the aegis Esan Professionals (AEP) has trained some youths from the area in human capital development as part of its contribution to boost economy of Edo State.
‘Those who ‘killed’ Bendel Insurance FC must not return to Edo Sports Commission’
As the people of Edo State await Governor Godwin Obaseki’s appointment of officials into the newly formed Edo Sports Commission, former Golden Eaglets and Super Falcons’ Coach, Godwin Izilien has advised against bringing back some people who, he alleged, ‘killed’ Bendel Insurance Football Club.
Edo athletes want early preparation for Sports Festival
Determined to reclaim their position in the nation’s sports, some athletes in Edo State have called on the state governor, Godwin Obaseki to empower...
Buhari is willing to grant presidential pardon to late Ambrose Alli – Obaseki
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed willingness to grant presidential pardon to late Prof. Ambrose Ali, former Governor of Bendel State (now Edo and Delta), according to Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki. Obaseki made the disclosure at a memorial service held in honour of the former governor, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Emaudo, Ekpoma, on Sunday. “I…
FG, Chinese, Edo partner on Benin River Port, Industrial Park, others
Edo State looks set to secure the Chinese President Xi Jinping’s $60 billion financial support for Africa, which was announced at the 2018 Beijing Summit under the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in China.
APC chieftain denies complicity in attack on Obaseki
Former Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Edo State, Ken Ihensekhien, has said that he neither dislikes Governor Godwin Obaseki nor was responsible for the attack on his convoy. In a release made available to journalists yesterday, Ihensekhien said those linking him with the attack on Obaseki were misguided. He urged APC leaders in…