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Obaseki assures of better, brighter future

Governor Godwin Obaseki has attributed increased economic activities in the state to its strategic location and the resilience of its people.

26 trafficked women, children rescued in Edo

No fewer than 26 women and children believed to be victims of human trafficking have been rescued by operatives of the Edo state police command.

Nosa Okoro arraigned for fuel theft in Edo

The police on Wednesday arraigned one Nosa Okoro, 34, before an Ogbeson Chief Magistrates’ Court in Benin for allegedly stealing 1,950 litres of premium motor spirit, popularly called petrol.

Group sensitizes Edo youths on drug abuse prevention

The Foundation for a Drug-Free World, in collaboration with Gift A Child Initiative, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) on Wednesday held a drug abuse prevention campaign for youths in Edo.

Gunmen shoot dead middle-aged man in Edo

A yet-to-be-identified middle-aged man, was at the weekend shot dead in Benin, Edo state capital, by gunmen suspected to be cultists.

We’re winning war against COVID-19 pandemic – Edo govt

Edo state government has declared that it is gradually winning the war against the second wave of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Edo civil servants to resume regular hours Monday

Edo state government on Friday directed all civil servant in the state to resume regular work hours next Monday.

3 arrested for stealing, re-bagging cement in Edo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Edo Command, said it has arrested three suspects for allegedly stealing and re-bagging cement in the state.

Edo to deploy 925 athletes, officials for Sports Festival

Edo state government on Monday said it would deploy 689 athletes and 236 officials for the 20th National Sports Festival.

Edo opens over 86 centres, 12 mobile posts for vaccination

Edo state government has opened over 86 centres and 12 temporary fixed posts for Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination across the state.

Respite as Edo records zero COVID-19 case, death

Edo state has witnessed a decline in case positivity and fatality rates, recording zero new COVID-19 cases and no death.

Gunmen kidnap teachers, students in Edo

An unspecified number of teachers and students of the National Institute of Construction Technology, Uromi, Edo State, have been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen.

Police Commissioner Ogbadu meets with CSOs in Edo

Police operatives serving in Edo state who deviate from the standard rule of engagement as set out by the police authorities will be handled in line with the extant laws.

Edo frontline healthcare providers first to receive vaccine

Frontline health care providers are the first set of people to be vaccinated against the dreaded Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Edo state.

Edo oil palm farmers to bridge unemployment gap

Oil Palm Growers Association of Nigeria (OPGAN) is making efforts to revive the oil palm sector to bridge the country’s unemployment gap.

32 persons charged for face masks violation in Edo

No fewer than 32 persons who violated the COVID-19 guidelines by not wearing face masks in Edo state have been sentenced to community services by a mobile court on Monday, March 1.

Edo community gets 100KW Solar hybrid minigrid after 60 years

The Federal Ministry of Power has inaugurated a 100KW solar hybrid mini-grid in Adebayo Community in Ovia south-west local government area of Edo state.

Edo CP adopts community policing

The new Commissioner of Police, Edo State Command, Mr. Philip Aliyu Ogbadu, has disclosed that the command has begun to adopt the concept of community policing in the state, with a view to helping it to curb criminal activities.

IDP camp management considers mechanised farming for older IDPs

The management of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp, Uhogua, near Benin has indicated interest to go into mechanised farming if provided with land and other equipment.

Edo to address albinism challenges

The Edo Ministry of Health on Thursday promised to alleviate the health challenges confronting Persons With Albinism (PWA) in the state.

#EndSARS: NDLEA loses 93 vehicles, others in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it has lost 93 vehicles, an office and other valuables to  #EndSARS protesters in Edo state.

Edo NUJ, NHRC partner against gender-based violence

The Edo State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has expressed deep concern and worries over the rising cases of violence against women and girl-child in the country.

IGP launches anti-cultism police campaign in Edo

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu has directed the launch of the Police Campaign Against Cultism and other Vices (POCACOV) in Edo State, a statement from the POCACOV National Coordinator, Mr Ebere Amaraizu has said.

Edo CP justifies use of firearms

The Edo State Police Commissioner, Johnson Kokumo, on Monday, November 16, 2020, said that there is justification for police officers to use firearms when their lives are being threatened.

Camp management seeks educational support for Edo IDPs

The management of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Edo State has appealed to Nigerians to help the 66 IDPs currently in tertiary institutions to achieve their educational ambitions.

Schools resume academic activities in Edo

Private schools in Edo have resumed academic activities after six months of lockdown, following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.

CAN calls for prayers, fasting ahead Edo polls

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Edo State chapter, on Wednesday, announced that fasting and prayers will be held on Sept. 16, for the conduct of a peaceful election in the state.

APC confident of victory in Edo, Ondo, 2023 elections

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has expressed confidence and ready to come out as winners in the coming Edo and Ondo governorship elections as well as the 2023 general elections.

APC NWC inaugurates Edo primary election committees

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has inaugurated the election and appeal committees for the June 22, Edo governorship primaries.

Police give update on kidnapped Edo commissioner

The Police Command in Edo on Sunday said the command was on the trail of the kidnappers who abducted the Edo Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr Emmanuel Agbale.

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