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Police Kill one during Robbery in Edo

The Edo State Police Command on Tuesday said its officials killed one armed robber while he was on a raid on Mandela Hostel, Gabriel Street, Ihumudumu, Ekpoma with his gang members. This was contained in a statement by the state command Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Jennifer Iwegbu, who said the police were also […]Continue Reading

APC Chairman Escapes Kidnapper’s Den

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ward 9, Orhionmwon Local Government of Edo State, Mr Godwin Aigbogun, has escaped from his abductors’ den. The kidnappers, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, were said to have demanded N5 million ransom from his family after Aigbogun was abducted on his way back to his village […]Continue Reading

8 Die in Cult-related Attacks in Benin

After what looked like a respite for almost a year, cult-related killings have resumed in Edo State as no fewer than eight persons were feared dead in various parts of Benin City due to rival cult clashes. Although the identities of the cult groups remain unclear, it was gathered last night that the killings were […]Continue Reading

Students, Teacher Kidnapped at National Institute of Construction Technology in Edo State

Some suspected hardened gunmen have kidnapped three persons at the National Institute of Construction Technology in Uromi, Edo State. Among those kidnapped are two students of the institution and staff identified as Miss Uzo of the Environmental Studies department. The heavy gunmen who stormed the institution in a commando-style around 3 pm on Wednesday had […]Continue Reading

The Media is a critical stakeholder for credible election in Edo – IPC

The International Press Centre, IPC, has encouraged security agencies to be professional in the discharge of their duties and recognize the media as a critical factor for credible and peaceful elections in Edo State. IPC Executive Director, Mr. Lanre Arogundade made the call while speaking against the emerging accusations and counter-accusations by political actors and Continue Reading

BREAKING: Ize-Iyamu Wins Edo APC Primary

One of the governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has emerged winner of the party’s direct primary conducted on Monday. Chairman of the Edo State APC Primary Election Committee, Governor Hope Uzodinma, declared Ize-Iyamu winner of the election after collating the results turned in by the returning officers […]Continue Reading
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INEC and the e-Voting Option

Some weeks ago, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu announced the commission’s readiness to use electronic voting in some elections slated for next year. The INEC boss noted that, the move is in response to the health threats posed by the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. While promising to work towards the full […]Continue Reading

Àwọn èyàn ti ńfi èrò wọn hàn lórí ìdájọ́ ilé ẹjọ́ kòtẹ́milọ́rùn

Onímọ̀ nípa òsèlú kan, ọ̀gbẹ́ni Dọlapọ Ogunsọla ti sàpèjúwe, rògbòdìyàn tón wáyé nínú ẹgbẹ́ òsèlú,APC, nípinlẹ̀ Ẹdo gẹ́gẹ́bí èyí tí kò ní nípa rere fún ẹgbẹ́ náà pẹ̀lú ìbò sípò Gómìnà tí wọ́n ńgbaradì fún. Ó sọ̀rọ̀ yí lásìkò tón bá akọ̀ròyìn ilésẹ́ Radio Nigeria sọ̀rọ̀, lórí bí ilé ẹjọ́ kòtẹ́milọ́rùn se si fòfin de […]Continue Reading