3 hrs ago
AFN/Solid Works Golden League: Nigerian athletes search for form in Benin
Nigerian athletes return to golden league action today in Benin City, after another lack luster performance at the Port Harcourt leg of the meet last weekend.
7 hrs ago
Canadian Ambassador hails development in Edo
By SIMON EBEGBULEM, Benin City THE Canadian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Chris Cooter, Friday, described the developmental strides of Governor Adams Oshiomhole in Edo state as monumental and urged other states in the country to emulate him.
11 hrs ago
PDP will bounce back in Edo in 2015 - Aguebor
BENIN CITY M r Sunny Aguebor is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo state and a well known business man and philanthropist.
Tue May 21, 2013
NAPTIP prosecutes 4 over human trafficking
FOUR suspected human traffickers in Edo State arrested by officials of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Matters, NAPTIP, have been convicted and sent to jail in the past one week.
Sat May 18, 2013
Why my father honoured Oshiomhole - Crown Prince Eridiauwa
BY SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY Edo state stood still last Saturday May 12, 2013 for Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state, when his people in Edo North senatorial district, known as the Afemai people conferred a traditional title of Oshiosimua on the governor.
Tue May 14, 2013
Oshiomhole, others sued over N300m debt
A corporate body, A.I.C limited has instituted a legal action against Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state and the Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice over a N300million unpaid debts arising from the supply of materials for the Benin City Water Supply Project.
Sun May 12, 2013
Edo commissioner's sack: PDP alleges N320m fraud
EDO State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged that Governor Adams Oshiomhole sacked the former Commissioner for Secondary, Technical and Higher Education, Mr.
Wife, daughter of Nigerian Supreme Court justice kidnapped
The wife and daughter of Nigerian Supreme Court Justice Bode Rhodes Vivour were abducted along with their driver, police said.
Sat May 11, 2013
The inside story of how Edo LG polls were lost and won
Elections into the 17 local government councils of the 18 in Edo State were conducted by the Edo State Independent National Electoral Commission , but Abuja based observers who were not accredited to monitor the April 20, 2013 polls are engaged in a war of words with the EDSIEC over the transparency of the elections.
Fri May 10, 2013
Provide evidence that Oshiomhole begged to join PDP or shut - Edo Acn
THE leadership of the Action Congress of Nigeria in Edo state, yesterday, challenged the Peoples Democratic Party to disclose the evidence that Governor Adams Oshiomhole begged to join the party or shut up forever.
AFN, athletes settle Golden League rift
The second leg of the Golden League sponsored by Solid Works Limited was truncated in Benin City on April 27 by athletes who protested the 'high' standards set for them to achieve before they could be entitled to financial rewards.
Thu May 09, 2013
Edo govt lauds Edo College Class of '83
Edo State Ministry of Education has commended the Class of '83, Edo College, Benin-City, for supporting the efforts of the Adams Oshiomhole administration in uplifting the standard of education in the state.
Wed May 08, 2013
NDLEA destroys cannabis worth N1bn in Edo
THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Edo State Command, yesterday, destroyed 102.71 kilogrammes of cannabis sativa , estimated at over N1 billion.
Mon May 06, 2013
Look into stalled investigation of Oyerinde's death, NLC tells Jonathan
NIGERIA Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday, called on President Goodluck Jonathan, to look into the stalled investigation of the May 4, 2012, killing of its Deputy General Secretary and Principal Private Secretary to Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, Comrade Olaitan Oyerinde, claiming the security agencies knew the truth about his death.
Thu May 02, 2013
9 kidnap suspects, alleged killers of DSS officer paraded
THE Depart-ment of the State Security, DSS, yesterday, paraded nine suspected kidnappers and robbers including those who killed one of their staff in Benin City, last year.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Oyerinde: 'Am yet to get justice over the murder of my bosom friend'
By SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN CITY-FOLLOWING the confusion that has trailed the investigation into the murder of the Principal private Secretary to Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Comrade Olaitan Oyerinde barely one year after his murder, the Executive Director of the African Network for Environment and Economic Justice and bosom friend of the deceased, Rev.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Nigeria: JTF Kills Top Boko Haram Commander in Combined Operation
The military Joint Task Force in Borno State, Operation Restore Order, Friday , killed a top commander of the Boko Haram sect, Mohammed Chad, in Maiduguri, the state capital, during a joint special operation with the men of the State Security Services .
Sat Apr 27, 2013
I conducted the best ever LG Polls in South-South - Oshiomhole
By SIMON EBEGBULEM, Benin City GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state yesterday declared that the Local Government Council election recently conducted in Edo state was the best ever organized not only in Edo state but in the South South geo-political zone.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Fashola, Jonathan should set up joint military task force - Engr. Abiodun Burimoh
By Ephraim Oseji The security situation is becoming something else, although it is a national problem.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
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Nigerian Supreme Court Upholds Bini Succession Law
The Supreme Court of Nigeria affirmed a custom known as the Bini Law of Succession in Nigeria.