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Cultists kill eight in Benin

The ongoing cult war between the Aye and Eiye confraternities has led to the killing of eight persons in different parts of Bénin City and environs within the past three days.

Gunmen kill hotel manager in Benin

Gunmen have killed the manager of a hotel belonging to Nigeria’s ex-Nigeria international footballer, Osaze Odewingie, located at Erediauwa Street, off Upper Sokponba Road, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area, Edo.
PDP Chairman in Edo, Chief Dan Orbih

Edo PDP alleges unclaimed PVCs in custody of APC chieftains

Chief Dan Orbih, Edo State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday alleged that thousands of unclaimed Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) in the State have been given out secretly by the electoral body to members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with a view to rigging the general elections.

PFN condemns postponement of elections

Rev. (Dr.) Felix Omobude, National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has condemned Saturday’s postponement of the Presidential/National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Kada City

Papa Idris: Kada City won’t be relegated from NPFL

Kada City FC lanky defender Papa Idris has charged his teammates to focus on gaining more points from the subsequent matches in the Nigeria Professional Football League.
Moses Kalu

Kalu Moses urges Bendel Insurance to beat visiting Rivers United

Bendel Insurance of Benin attacker Moses Kalu insists that the Club must do more to win games in the league either home or away if they are to bring back the good old days.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Election postponement: Governor Obaseki calls for calm in Edo

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has called on residents of the state to remain calm against the background of the rescheduling of the general elections by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Bride-to-be laments elections postponement

As the impact of the postponement of the 2019 elections continue to revebrate across Nigeria, Miss Rita Osawende, a bride-to be has lamented its impact her marriage plans.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC releases hotlines to contact for electoral fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released hotlines Nigerians all over the country can reach to report electoral fraud.
5 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

Elections: Sensitive materials arrive Edo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Edo office, said that sensitive materials for Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled to take place on February 16 had arrived Benin.
Kabiru Dogo

Kabiru Dogo assures Sunshine fans after home draw to Bendel Insurance

Coach of Akure based NPFL side Sunshine stars Kabir Dogo has appealed to fans of Sunshine stars and assured them that his team is not one that relies on home form alone to pick points following yesterday’s home draw against Insurance of Benin.

Dozens feared dead in Niger boat accident

Forty-three people, most of them from Benin, are missing after an overloaded boat sank in the Niger River, a local official said Thursday.

UBTH JOHESU demands payment of April, May 2018 salaries

No fewer than 2,500 members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) Branch on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest to demand the release of their salaries for the months of April and May 2018.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Abductors of Edo APC campaign chief demand N200 million ransom

The abductors of the Director General of the All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Representatives candidate for Ovia Federal Constituency of Edo State, Mr. Monday Aighobhahi, have demanded the sum of N200 million.

Three remanded in prison for inserting pepper in female’s vagina in Edo

A Benin High Court has ordered three persons to be remanded in prison custody for alleged abduction and insertion of raw pepper into the vagina of one Favour Ada Friday, whom they accused of stealing a phone.
Lagos Ibadan Expressway

Official: All ongoing road projects in South South will be completed

The Federal Government on Tuesday promised to complete all ongoing road projects in the South South Zone before the end of 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Sluggish economy haunts Nigerian president at ballot box

Timi Soleye returned home to Nigeria from the United States to set up a gas logistics business six years ago, encouraged by predictions of growth and an expanding middle class.

UTME: JAMB suspends 4 more CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has sanctioned four Computer Based Centres (CBT) in Cross River, Delta, Edo and Taraba states for violating the rules and regulations guiding the UTME registration exercise.

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Nigeria’s downstream sector records $56 billion revenue yearly

Nigeria’s downstream sector records a yearly income of 56 billion dollars, Mr Abayomi Awobokun, Chief Executive Officer, Enyo Retail and Supply Limited, has said.
Arsene Wenger

David Seaman: Arsene Wenger would be ‘great’ as Chelsea boss

Former Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman has suggested Arsene Wenger could be the ideal replacement for Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea.
Beni Lar

Beni Lar: My constituency under siege

A member of the National Assembly representing Langtang South/Langtang North Federal Constituency of Plateau State, Hon Beni Lar, has cried out that her constituency is under siege of political thugs ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Kailani Muhammad: Atiku Abubakar is desperate to be president

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and strong ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is desperate to be president of Nigeria.

Suspected herdsmen kill 16, injure two in Benue

Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.