Tears, eulogies as Ogbemudia is laid to rest

MANY wept yester-day in Benin City as the remains of the late two-time former governor of defunct   Bendel State, Dr. Samuel   Ogbemudia were laid to rest at his residence. There were also eulogies from those present with a former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, retd, saying that “ Sam only moved to another barracks […]

Family confirms death of Samuel Ogbemudia

Late Chief Samuel Ogbemudia he news of the death of Dr Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia, former military and Civilian Governor of the defunct Midwest and Bendel state, has been confirmed by members of his family. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ogbemudai died at on Thursday at a private hospital in Lagos at the […]

PHOTOS: Boy penetrates crowd to shake hands with Osinbajo

A courageous boy riggled himself out of a crowd to shake hands with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo in Benin City, Edo State during presidential visit. See photos:

Ambode hails Oshiomole, gives university scholarship to two best graduating students

…Commission Projects In Edo Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday applauded Governor Oshiomhole for the people-oriented projects commissioned at the twilight of his administration, said the completion of the projects at a time when Nigeria was facing economic challenges was an eloquent display of astute, prudent and visionary leadership. Governor Ambode, who spoke […]

132-yr-old woman reveals Oshiomhole’s secret

…Why she wants God to take her life …What she did when governor won election By Simon Ebegbulem IYAMHO- MADAM Veronica Uloko, a 132 -year-old super-centenarian from Iyamho community, Etsako clan, Edo State, the hometown of the outgoing Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has uncovered the secret of the governor’s uncommon boldness and […]

Pictures: Oba of Benin’s pretty wives and Rolls Royce

By Juliet Ebirim At the recent coronation of the 40th Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, three gorgeous women beautifully decked in the royal Benin costume were right beside him and they are his wives. The new Oba of Benin is married to three wives; Princess Iroghama (Obazuaye N’erie), Princess Iyayiota (Obazuwa Nerie) and Princess […]

Edo: Assaulted woman kneels, begs traditional ruler for forgiveness, became it was not customary for a traditional ruler to seek forgiveness from his subjects

  Okoebor (left) and Aidenojie II advertisement <a href=”http://media.fastclick.net/w/click.here?sid=12386&m=6&c=1″ target=”_blank”><img src=”http://media.fastclick.net/w/get.media?sid=12386&m=6&tp=8&d=s&c=1&vcm_acv=1.4″ width=”300″ height=”250″ border=”1″></a>  TOP HEADLINES   Alexander Okere, Benin The woman who was reportedly assaulted by the Onojie of Uromi in Esan North-East Local Government Area of Edo State, Mrs. Betty Okoebor, on Sunday begged the monarch for forgiveness. The traditional ruler and Ojuromi […]

#EdoDecides2016: The Battle of Hegemonies

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun | Lagos, Nigeria | October 10, 2016 – Even though the Edo Gubernatorial election was postponed from for about two weeks, it appears not much changed within the period in terms of its outcome. Epistemologically speaking, we saw a titanic battle between People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and All progressives Congress […]

Benin stands still as coronation of new Oba begins

From Tony Osauzo and Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin Benin City, the Edo State capital, literarily stood still yesterday, as the Benin Crown Prince, His Royal Highness (Amb.) Eheneden Erediauwa, the Edaiken N’ Uselu, left Uselu, his temporary abode for the past three months, for Udin Amamieson Amiuwa, as part of the activities signaling his coronation ceremony […]

Battle for Edo: The secret behind Obaseki’s victory

By Simon Ebegbulem Why Ize-Iyamu lost •Let’s bury the hatchet, governor-elect tells the opposition Benin-City Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State is a happy man.  On Thursday, after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), through the Returning Officer, Prof. Kayode Soremekun, declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Godwin Obaseki, winner of the […]




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