Court remands Warri chief, others for ‘kidnapping, murder’

July 1, 2020 Patrick Ahanor 0

A Benin High Court, Monday remanded the Iyasere of Warri and leader of Itsekiri Ologbo community in Edo state,  Chief, Prince Johnson Atseleghe, in prison custody for alleged kidnapping and murder of one Sunny Etchie. Atseeleghe, 63,  was remanded alongside 11 other suspects for allegedly conspiring among themselves to commit the offence. The suspects include: Ouwa Esimije, Monday Iluwa Sani, Read More

New 17 deaths in Nigeria as Edo Coronavirus figures shoot up again

July 1, 2020 Editor 0

No fewer than 17 new Covid -19 deaths were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Edo state figures soared to 119 same day even as Lagos continued to lead high figures. In all, Nigeria recorded 561 New positive cases on Tuesday. A state by state breakdown shows; Lagos-200 Edo-119 Kaduna-52 FCT-52 Niger-32 Read More

Edo guber: INEC alerts Nigerians on candidates’ particulars, reveals when final list ‘ll be out

July 1, 2020 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stated that at the close of nominations at 6pm on June 29, 2020, 14 out of the 15 political parties which earlier indicated interest to contest the Edo governorship election used the dedicated online portal of the commission to submit the list of candidates that emerged from their primaries.  According to a statement by Read More