Tinubu Meets APC Govs, Promises Fair Primaries in Edo, Ondo

Bola Tinubu •Analysts criticise state executives for breach of travel ban By Alike Ejiofor The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, yesterday met with eight governors of the party over the impending governorship primaries for Edo and Ondo States, promising to prevail on the party’s national leadership to ensure a […]

UNIBEN student, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, 22, raped and murdered in a Redeemed Christian Church of God parish

  (NNP) Students and faculty at the University of Benin have been thrown into confusion after the brutal rape and murder of one of their students. The 100 level microbiology student, 22 year-old Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, it was learned had gone to her local Redeemed Christian Church of God parish, Edo Province 10, Ikpoba Hills […]

PDP Guber Aspirants to Pay N21m for Edo, Ondo Elections

Kola Ologbondiyan Chuks Okocha in Abuja Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said its governorship aspirants in Edo and Ondo States will pay the sum of N21 million each to purchase the nomination forms for the upcoming governorship election. The party also stated that governorship forms is free for all female aspirants in the two states. […]

Oshiomhole violating directives to halt Coronavirus spread in Edo –Gov Obaseki

Oshiomhole and Obaseki By Jethro lbileke The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, of violating directives to halt the spread of coronavirus disease in the state. The governor, in a statement by the Special Adviser to the state Governor on Media and […]

Video: Former Edo governor, Adams Oshiomhole, “passes” fitness test

(NNP) What some younger men could not accomplish, the 68 year-old former two-term governor of Edo State and troubled Chairman of the APC, Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, has accomplished effortlessly, it appears. Oshiomhole has proven the naysayers wrong and left no doubt of his ability to undergo rigorous physical exercise even as he approaches 70. Being […]

Edo 2020 Governorship tussle gets EU’s attention

By Deborah Coker Mr Ketil Karlsen, European Union Ambassador to Nigeria, has urged politicians to show restraints in their quest for power. Karlsen gave the advice on Thursday in Benin during a visit to Chief Dan Orbih, state Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and leaders of the party. He also appealed for peace […]

Edo woos fans for Bendel Insurance FC

By Igbaugba Ehigimetor Edo state government has offered free transportation and jerseys to fans of Bendel Insurance Football Club to boost their support base, especially in the club’s away matches. The club’s media officer, Eguakun Edoseghe, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday in Benin. He said the offer is part of strategy […]

2020 Governorship: Crisis of confidence tears Edo APC apart

By Deborah Coker A crisis of confidence is tearing the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State apart as countdown to the governorship election in the state, slated for next year commences. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that bigwigs in the party are no longer seeing eye-to-eye, raising fears over the chances […]

Fulani herdsmen block Asaba-Benin expressway in Delta

Ochei Matthew, Asaba The Issele-Asaba junction on the Asaba-Benin Expressway was on Friday blocked by Fulani herdsmen who were protesting the killing of the driver of a truck conveying cattle on Thursday night. A truck driver, Adamu Adamu, was allegedly killed at Issele-Azagba junction by revenue collectors who immediately disappeared from the area after the […]

Thugs beat up Adams Oshiomhole’s younger brother, Seidu, others, at a hotel in Benin

Suspected thugs have beaten up Seidu Oshiomhole, the younger brother of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress and lawmaker-elect (Etsako West 11) of the Edo State House of Assembly, Tribune Online is reporting. The attack on Oshiomhole and 14 other lawmakers of the Edo State House of Assembly is the latest in the […]

Vera Uwaila Omozuwa: Saraki calls for justice over murder, rape inside RCCG church

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