Tag: Edo state

Edo poll: ‘Ize-Iyamu others are negative alternative’

Patrick Ahanor,- February 13, 2020

The Edo state government has chided the governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) seeking to upstage Governor Godwin Obaseki’s for ... Read More

Edo govt begins demolition of illegal structures

Patrick Ahanor- February 6, 2020

The Edo state Government Wednesday commenced the demolition of structures violating building laws and properties on government lands across the state. The state Commissioner for ... Read More

APC crisis: Edo party chairman urges Buhari to intervene

Patrick Ahanor- January 7, 2020

The Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Monday said it is willing to embrace genuine reconciliation in the party, urging President Muhammadu ... Read More

Why they’re after me – Obaseki

Baba Yusuf with agencies- January 4, 2020

The Edo state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said he was being hunted by warlords and non-state actors because of his administration’s fight against those ... Read More

Unbelievable exit of Thomas Joseph

Clem Oluwole- January 4, 2020

Sunday, December 22, 2019 emerged like a normal day until around 9 am when a call hit my cell phone. The caller turned out to ... Read More

Edo 2020: APC needs united front to beat PDP – Osifo

Patrick Ahanor- December 30, 2019

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Stanley Osifo, has said the crises rocking the party in state could hamper the chances of ... Read More

Edo: Gunmen strike deputy gov’s house

Editor- December 28, 2019

Edo state deputy Governor, Dr. Philip Shaibu, has confirmed that gunmen, Saturday invaded his family house. Shaihu who hails from Jattu in Estako West local ... Read More

Obaseki’ll sustain re-engineering Edo –Deputy gov Shaibu

Patrick Ahanor- December 21, 2019

The deputy governor of Edo state, Mr. Philip Shaibu, has said the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki would sustain the current efforts at re-engineering the ... Read More

Ex-PDP guber candidate, Ize-Iyamu, joins APC in Edo

Patrick Ahanor- December 14, 2019

The former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP’s) governorship candidate in Edo state, Pastor Osagie Ize –Iyamu, Friday, formerly joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). Though the ... Read More

NUJ honours anti-cultism commandant in Edo

Patrick Ahanor- December 12, 2019

The Edo state council of the Nigeria Union of Journalism (NUJ) commended the commander of anti-cultism unit  of the State Police Command, Prince Mohammed Abubakar ... Read More

Ogomudia: A General in retreat

Maxwell Nzekwe- December 11, 2019

Unlike a majority of retired generals who maintain the patriotism and dignity of “officers and gentlemen” as they retreat into civil life, General Alexander Ogomudia ... Read More

Edo: PDP seeks tough action against defectors

Patrick Ahanor- November 22, 2019

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo state, Friday urged political parties to revisit their constitution by tightening its rules against defectors. ... Read More

Edo PDP: Never a good time to play Russian roulette

David Ude- November 14, 2019

With less than a year to the governorship election in Edo state, there has begun an interplay of political forces as the dominant political parties ... Read More

Breaking – Attack on Edo gov, Oba of Lagos: Oshiomhole heaps blame on Shaibu; Obaseki reacts, dep gov washes hands off

Editor- November 2, 2019

Moments after Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, Governor Godwin Obaseki and Chancellor of the Edo University, Iyahmo, Dr. Makanjuola, National Chairman of the All ... Read More

Breaking: ‘Thugs’ descend on Obaseki, Oba of Lagos, others inside Oshiomhole’s residence

Editor- November 2, 2019

Suspected thugs have attacked convoy of Governor  Godwin Obaseki, Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu and Chairman, Caverton Offshore Support Group, Mr. Aderemi Makanjuola. They were ... Read More

Breaking: Fear grips many as Kidnappers abduct Appeal Court judge, kill Police orderly in Edo

Editor- October 30, 2019

Justice Chioma Nwosu of the Court Of Appeal, Benin Division, was on Wednesday kidnapped by dare-devil gunmen in Benin, capital of Edo state. As a ... Read More

Court restrains Obaseki from demolishing hotel

Patrick Ahanor- October 23, 2019

A High Court sitting in Edo State has restrained Governor Godwin Obaseki and the Ministry of Physical planning and urban development from demolishing or altering ... Read More

Scribe’s suspension not punitive –Edo APC

Patrick Ahanor- October 19, 2019

The Edo chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has said that the suspension of the secretary of the party in Oredo Local Government Area ... Read More

Edo Best Initiative: Revolutionising learning process

Adeola Tukuru- October 18, 2019

The ongoing transformation in Edo state education sector through EdoBest Initiative, introduced by the state governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, is now making teaching-learning experience in ... Read More

Edo: Obaseki doesn’t deserve second term, APC leaders say

Patrick Ahanor- October 5, 2019

A group of leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state, known as the Edo Peoples Movement (EPM), has said Governor Godwin Obaseki ... Read More

Edo: Fears, tears as driver turns killer, slaughters in-laws

Editor- September 20, 2019

A 44-year-old tipper driver, Edoghogho Omorogbe, has been arrested by the police in Edo State for slaughtering his three in-laws with a cutlass. Those slaughtered ... Read More

Edo: Monarch sues for peace over community clashes

Editor- August 27, 2019

The Okumagbe of Weppa-Wanno Kingdom, His Royal Highness Omoaze Oshoapi, has sued for peace in Iviukwe and Iviegbepui communities located at Etsako East Local Government ... Read More

Edo: Monarch sues for peace over community clashes

Editor- August 20, 2019

The Okumagbe of Weppa-Wanno Kingdom, His Royal Highness Omoaze Oshoapi, has sued for peace in Iviukwe and Iviegbepui communities located at Etsako East Local Government ... Read More

Many controversies of Edo’s oldest hospital

Patrick Ahanor- August 10, 2019

Built during the colonial rule in 1903, the reconstructed Benin Specialists Hospital in Edo state has generated more controversies than its intended purpose. The new ... Read More

As Court stops NASS takeover: Buhari promises justice in Edo, Bauchi, vows to respect party supremacy in second term

Kehinde Osasona and Abdullahi M. Gulloma- August 8, 2019

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered both the Senate and the House of Representatives to halt further takeover plan of the legislative ... Read More