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25 Apr 2021
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
10 Apr 2021
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
27 Mar 2021
A first-time visitor to Benin City, Edo State, which prides itself as ‘the Heart Beat of the Nation,’ might think commercial bus drivers plying major roads in the ancient city were prohibited from having their rear and hazard lights intact.
24 Mar 2021
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...
18 Mar 2021
A meeting to decide the fate of 20th National Sports Festival, tagged, Edo 2020, is expected to hold in Benin City this afternoon.
23 Feb 2021
A 36-year-old businesswoman has been reportedly shot by the police attached to AIG Zone 5 Benin City, Edo State, for allegedly shielding her husband from arrest.
15 Feb 2021
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.
4 Nov 2020
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...
27 Oct 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…
9 Sep 2020
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...
23 Jun 2020
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.
2 Jun 2020
A non-governmental organisation, Women Supporting Women Network (WSWN) has declared that gender-based violence has been prevalent in the country due to women’s culture


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Three persons were killed while 10 others sustained injuries in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus at Onipepeye area on the Abeokuta-Sagamu Expressway
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The Taliban marked the first anniversary of their return to power in Afghanistan with a national holiday Monday, following a turbulent year that saw women's rights crushed and a humanitarian crisis worsen.
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South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said Monday he will offer a wide-ranging aid package to the North in return for denuclearisation, a deal long seen as a non-starter for Pyongyang.
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The Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said that 50 people, including a newborn, were killed in a building collapse due to heavy downpours in different parts of the state.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Abuja condoled with the family of Tijjani Kiyawa, a former member of the House of Representatives from Jigawa.