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4 days ago
A major drug dealer, Mike Omoarukhe, his manager and three other workers in his cannabis farms have been sentenced to 75 years imprisonment by a Federal High Court in Benin City, the Edo State capital.
21 Sep
Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, on Monday, disclosed that the forthcoming Besty Obaseki football tournament will create public awareness on the First Lady’s pet project aimed at raising awareness against gender-based violence in the state. The Besty Obaseki tournament is scheduled to hold from September 27 to October 4, 2021. Briefing newsmen at the…
16 Sep
On behalf of the board and management of the Civil Empowerment and Rule of Law Support Initiative, CERLSI, we write to thank the Edo State government for relocating the decrepit Edo State library
7 Sep
Years of neglect of the lightning-up project of airport road, a long stretch of road with large traction of socioeconomic activities at the heart of Benin City of Edo State
5 Sep
Mr Dennis Idahosa, member representing Ovia Federal Constituency, warned on Sunday in Benin that Ugbogui Bridge in Ovia Southwest
4 Sep
The Nigerian entertainment industry was thrown into a mourning mood last Saturday over the passing of music maestro, sculptor, and philosopher, Prof. Victor Efosa Uwaifo
1 Sep
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has said that his government’s directive on no access to public places without being vaccinated still stands.
30 Aug
Afro vibes 2021 began with a bang in Benin city, lit up by the world’s number one vodka, Smirnoff. The infamous party is another refreshing activation by Smirnoff to encourage consumers to break away from the ordinary with deliciously unconventional interactions in an atmosphere devoid of judgement. Social butterflies in Benin city and Asaba hit…
30 Aug
Following Edo State Government’s efforts to get more residents vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic, Christians in Benin City, the state capital, yesterday, turned out en masse
12 Aug
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday joined security experts to pay glowing tributes to the late Chairman of Transworld Security Systems, Dr. Ona Ekhomu
11 Aug
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Wednesday in Benin, said that the security situation in the state was relatively calm, adding that efforts were ongoing to sustain it.
9 Aug
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, constituted an eight-man steering committee chaired by the State Head of Service (HoS), Anthony Okungbowa, to oversee the establishment

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