Team Lagos athletes are worthy ambassadors at Edo 2020, says Aiyepeku
Following Team Lagos’ fifth position at the just ended 20th edition of the National Sports Festival in Benin City, Edo State, the Executive Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission
IDSDP invitational chess tournament ends in Benin City
As part of activities marking International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), an invitation chess tournament was recently held in Benin City. This event, which was coordinated
Court rules against Ize-Iyamu, insists on hearing N700m fraud case
A Federal High Court, Benin City, Edo State, yesterday, ruled that it has jurisdiction to entertain the money laundering charge against Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in...
Obaseki, sports minister to decide National Sports Festival fate today
A meeting to decide the fate of 20th National Sports Festival, tagged, Edo 2020, is expected to hold in Benin City this afternoon.
Edo Covid-19 taskforce intensifies compliance monitoring at eateries, others
The Edo State Government Task Force on COVID-19 has intensified monitoring in eateries and shopping malls across Benin City as a way of ensuring compliance with the pandemic prevention protocols.
Mob lynches two suspected robbers in Edo
A mob in Benin City, the Edo State capital, yesterday lynched and set ablaze two suspected armed robbers. The action came a day after the governor, Godwin Obaseki, paid a visit to the state’s police command...
That ‘Gory Tuesday’ (#20-10-2020)
Last Tuesday, the Nigerian state enacted another infamy in its annals for which reason it is still in the thick of global news, and the jury is still all out. Protesting youth was shot at by elements seen in military camouflage. The protest is a consequence of its internal contradictions, put differently, due to its…
Edo tackles child bride menace, gets aid to keep kids in school
Last year, the story of Memunatu Musa, a 14-year-old pupil of Enikaro Primary School, in Benin City, Edo State, given out in marriage as a child-bride to a 50-year-old man in Katsina State...
Fire ravages multi-million naira market in Edo
Tears flowed freely as traders stood aghast gazing over rubbles of the famous Oba Market in Benin City, Edo State, which was gutted by fire yesterday morning.