Edo State Police Command, yesterday, confirmed the death of two people during Wednesday’s protest in Benin City, against the scarcity of new naira notes and rejection of old notes by commercial banks in the state.
Memories of last year’s deadly Abuja-Kaduna train attack were rudely awakened on Saturday evening, following an attack at Igueben train station, in Igueben Local Council of Edo State.
Edo State Police Command has reassured residents of adequate security during and after the yuletide. Addressing newsmen in Benin City during the launch of ‘operation show of force,’ spokesperson for the Command, Chidi Nwabuzor...
4 Jul 2022
Edo State Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of two Catholic Reverend fathers from Central Senatorial District on Benin-Auchi Expressway between Ehor and Iruekpen areas.
8 Jan 2021
Angry youths, on Wednesday night, lynched a robbery suspect for breaking into a premises along the Holy Rosary Catholic Church Road, in Ugbowo Quarters, Egor Local Government Area of Edo State.
5 Jan 2021
The Edo State police command yesterday said two of the suspects that escaped from the State Investigation Department (SCID) have been re-arrested and brought back to custody.
19 Oct 2020
Warri and neighbouring Effurun settlements bore the brunt of the protests, yesterday, as hoodlums from Uvwie axis resorted to snatching of handsets and valuables of travellers and motorists plying the strategic East-West Road.
4 Dec 2018
A building that served as a bar along the Upper Sokponba road, Benin City, Edo State, has been set ablaze by a mob over the death of an artisan simply identified as Elvis.Elvis had been engaged to do some work at the bar when he was electrocuted.
15 Oct 2018
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.