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Ritualist arrested with human parts, N4m

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Jethro Ibileke/Benin A suspected ritual killer who specialises in selling human parts has been arrested by security operatives in Benin City, the Edo State capital, southern Nigeria. The man, whose identity is yet to be revealed, was allegedly arrested at the Upper Sokponba road area of Benin with cut to size gun, different human parts […]

SUG president-elect denies violence in AAU

Harrison Iyoha Contrary to reports making rounds that a student was shot dead during the Students Union Government, SUG, election, held at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, the newly elected president of the union, Michael Oriekose, has denied any act of violence during the election. Oriekose said that the rumor spread by a […]

Edo Commissioner, others injured at APC ward congress

Adams Oshiomhole: ordered the arrest of the touts

Jethro Ibileke/Benin No fewer than fifteen persons, including Edo state commissioner for youths and sports, Chris Okaebean, a policeman, a woman, children were injured in fracas at different wards during the rescheduled ward congress in Edo south senatorial district of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Governor Adams Oshiomhole was reported to have ordered the arrest […]

8 Kidnap, Internet fraud suspects paraded

The kidnap, internet fraud suspects

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Three suspected kidnappers, including two who allegedly abducted an American citizen were Thursday paraded by the Edo state command of the State Security Services (SSS). Also paraded were five internet fraud suspects, including four university undergraduates, two of them in their final year. Edo State SSS Director, Mr. Bello Bakori who paraded the […]

Teachers boycott Gov. Oshiomhole’s competency test

Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor

JEHTRO IBILEKE/Benin Fewer than two hundred school teachers in Edo state, in southern Nigeria, participated in Saturday’s controversial competency test ordered by Adams Oshiomhole’s government ‎for public school teachers in the state. Most teachers shunned the test. Seventy-three teachers were accredited in Edo south, while about 14 and 12 were accredited in Edo central and […]

How Nigeria Can Curb Corruption, Say Fashola, Oshiomhole

•L-R: Justice Muhammed Mustapha  Akanbi (Rtd); Governor Babatunde Fashola, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Prince Segun Adesegun at the NGF Retreat in Lagos

Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola and his Edo State counterpart, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole have proffered ways to tackle the worsening cases of corruption in the nation’s polity. The duo were the discussants at the 3rd Nigeria Governors Forum Retreat under the topic: Building Systems And Institutions That Prevent Corruption at the Eko Hotels and Suites, […]

Edo teachers’ test holds March 22

Edo state has fixed 22 March for the planned assessment of teachers in public Primary and Secondary Schools. But the road to the date could be bumpy as the teachers have filed two separate court actions to stop the test. Chairman of the Assessment committee, Professor Dennis Agbonlahor, in a statement said: “pursuant to the […]

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