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Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has met with aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants who participated in the party’s 2019 primary election.

Edo government inaugurates boards of EDPA, ECTS, others

The Edo State Government will on Friday, October 11, inaugurate the boards of the Edo Development and Property Authority and Edo City Transport Service.

Herbalist jailed 21 years for raping, impregnating daughter

A herbalist, Jacob Alonge, 52, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for raping his daughter at their home in Ososo village, Akoko-Edo, Benin, Edo State.

Insecurity: Edo assemblyman urges state, local councils to strengthen vigilante groups

A member of the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Nosayaba Okunbor, has called on the state and local governments to strengthen vilgilante groups in the various communities with a view to curbing the worsening cases of insecurity.

Monarch recognises kidnapper at eatery after paying N.6 million ransom

One of the suspects that allegedly kidnapped the village head of Hunki, in Awe Local Government Area, Nasarawa State, Alhaji Umaru Jibrin, has been arrested by the Police.
Edo State House of Assembly

Edo Assembly confirms six commissioner-nominees

The Edo State House of Assembly on Monday screened and confirmed six nominees as commissioners in the state.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Two Edo councils’ vice chairmen sacked

More political appointees have been sacked in Edo State in the alleged continued purge of supposed loyalists of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
Adams Oshiomhole

Former Edo speaker attacks Adams Oshiomhole

Immediate past Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, has vowed to open a can of worms on National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole.
Frank Okiye

Edo speaker inaugurates two more members-elect

The Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, on Monday inaugurated two more members-elect bringing the number of members inaugurated to 11 out of 24.
Catholic’s Reverend Father, Isaac Agabi, who was abducted by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen, has regained his freedom from his abductors.

Kidnapped Catholic priest escapes from abductors

Catholic’s Reverend Father, Isaac Agabi, who was abducted by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen, has regained his freedom from his abductors.
Nigeria Police

Police, hunters rescue kidnapped Catholic priest in Edo

Men of the Edo State Police and some hunters in Akoko-Edo local government area have rescued a Catholic priest, Fr. Isaac Agubi, who was abducted on Sunday at Ikpeshi after conducting Sunday service.
Frank Okiye

Edo new speaker assumes duty

Mr Frank Okiye, the newly elected Speaker of Edo House of Assembly, assumed duty at the assembly complex on Tuesday.
The much-anticipated inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly has allegedly been performed, behind closed doors.

Edo Assembly inaugurated behind closed doors

The much-anticipated inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly has allegedly been performed, behind closed doors.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Edo

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a catholic priest, Reverend Father Isaac Agabi.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Governor Obaseki, Adams Oshiomhole’s feud’ll be resolved amicably – APC chieftain

The perceived feud between Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his predecessor and National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, will be resolved amicably.

Police arrest top ‘spiritual father,’ another over Channels TV staff kidnap

The police have nabbed a top kidnap kingpin and one other in connection with the alleged kidnap of Channel Television staff on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.

Police arrests spiritual father of kidnappers terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna highway

The police headquarters in Abuja has announced the arrest of one Mallam Salisu Abubakar, 48, said to be the “spiritual father” of armed robbers, kidnappers and other criminals terrorizing motorists and other road users along the Abuja/Kaduna highway.

Man accused of impregnating daughter changes plea in amended charge

A 53-year old man, Jacob Alonge, who was accused of impregnating his his 17-year-old daughter on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to the amended charges brought against him.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki, legislators-elect mull new development template

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and the newly elected legislators on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have agreed to deepen synergy between both arms of government to ensure projects are not duplicated across the state.

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Police arrest suspected serial killer in Osun

The Osun Police Command has arrested one Teslim Raji, also known as Akerele, and his accomplice, Femi Bamidele, for alleged serial killings, kidnappings and gun running, within the Ikire axis of the state.

Uche Secondus condoles with victims of Onitsha market inferno

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has commiserated with the victims of Wednesday’s fire outbreak in Ochanja Market, Onitsha, Anambra.

Police Academy begins screening of 7th Regular Cadets October 24

The Kaduna State Police Command, said the Police Academy Wudil will begin the screening of candidates for the 7th Regular Course on Oct. 24.
The running mate to Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 governorship election for Kogi State, Edward Onoja, will be sworn in on Saturday as the new Deputy Governor of the state.

Edward Onoja replaces Simon Achuba as Kogi deputy governor

The running mate to Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 governorship election for Kogi State, Edward Onoja, will be sworn in on Saturday as the new Deputy Governor of the state.

Governors El-Rufai, Badaru to lead APC campaign in Kogi, Bayelsa

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El Rufai, has been appointed as chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council for Kogi State polls.