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ABU student arrested in Benin for alleged kidnapping

A 24-year old student of Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, Jerry Manya, has been paraded by the Edo State Police Command ​for alleged kidnapping.
Edo State House of Assembly

Edo Assembly removes deputy speaker

The Edo State House of Assembly on Monday removed the deputy speaker, Victor Edoror, for alleged corruption, misappropriation of funds and act capable of destabilising the house.

Edo Assembly speaker, lawmakers head to court over outcome of primaries

The Speaker of the Edo State Assembly Mr Kabiru Adjoto and some other lawmakers have proceeded to court to challenge what they term as the unwarranted stealing of their mandates during the recently concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries.

Peter Akpatason: We are waiting for APC’s instruction to impeach Yakubu Dogara

Peter Akpatason, representing Akoko-Edo in the House of Representatives, says loyal members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the house will carry out the party’s instruction on Speaker Yakubu Dogara.

2019: Edo federal lawmaker gets constituent nod for third term

Member Representing Akoko-Edo federal Constituency, Hon Peter Akpatason’s bid to return to the national assembly yesterday got a boost as leaders and members Akpameri clan gave nod to the lawmaker’s quest to return to the house.

Kidnapped Edo APC council chairman gains freedom

The All Progressives Congress Chairman for the Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, Mr. Henry Ashofor, who was abducted last Saturday, has regained his freedom.

LG APC chair, 3 others abducted in Edo

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, Henry Ashofor, and an aide, and two others, have been reportedly kidnapped near Aiyetoro along the Igarra Ibillo road.

Rep Akpatason: PDP a dumping ground for waste products

The lawmaker representing Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Peter Akpatason, said on Wednesday that politicians dumping the APC for other parties did not fit into the vision of the ruling party.

Defectors do not fit into APC’s vision – lawmaker

The lawmaker representing Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency in the House of Representative, Mr Peter Akpatason, said on Wednesday that politicians dumping the APC for other parties did not fit into the vision of the ruling party.
Edo State House of Assembly

2019: Emmanuel Agbaje seeks re-election into Edo Assembly

The member representing Akoko-Edo Constituency 11 at the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon. Emmanuel Agbaje, has lauded his constituents for their continuous support for the government of Godwin Obaseki.

Armed men attack butchers, kill police escort, others in Edo

Less than 24 hours after dare-devil robbers raided two banks in Igarra, the headquarters of Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, armed men yesterday attacked the Owan West chapter of Practicing Butchers Association of the state.
The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, has confirmed that three of the victims of the foiled Igarra bank armed robbery were actually members of the gang who were gunned down by the police operatives.

Police: Three ‘victims’ of Igarra bank robbery were armed robbers

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, has confirmed that three of the victims of the foiled Igarra bank armed robbery were actually members of the gang who were gunned down by the police operatives.
edo state

10 feared dead in bank robbery in Edo

No fewer than 10 persons were killed following a robbery attack at two banks in Igarra, Akoko Edo Local Government Area of Edo, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Policeman, 11 others killed as armed robbers invade police station, banks in Edo

Twelve persons, including a policeman, were feared killed Thursday evening, when dare-devil armed robbers invaded a police station and two banks in Igarra, headquarters of Akoko-Edo local government area of Edo State.

Senate deputy chief whip cautions ex-SSG over unguided statements

The Deputy Whip of the Senate, Senator Francis Alimikhena, has cautioned the former Secretary to Edo State Governor, Julius Ihonvbere, and his Campaign Organization, ICO, against endangering the ongoing peace and unity across Edo North All Progressive Congress, APC family.

65-year-old arrested for defiling, impregnating 13-year-old pupil in Edo

A 65-year-old, Matthew Omokhafe, has been arrested for allegedly defiling and impregnating a 13-year-old Primary Four pupil in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State.

John Oyegun shun APC ward congress as party leaders hail exercise in Edo

Leaders and members of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the 18 local government areas and three senatorial districts in Edo State yesterday elected new ward executives to pilot the affairs of the party at the 192 wards in the state.

APC wins Edo local council elections

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has won all the 18 chairmanship seats in the March 3 local government election in Edo.

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Ashley Young: Manchester United disappointed, deflated after Liverpool loss

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