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Edo guber: Thugs attack APC chieftain’s residence

The crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the party’s governorship ticket for the state’s 2020 gubernatorial election, degenerated yesterday as the residence of a chieftain of the party, Hon Isaac Osahon, was attacked by suspected hoodlums he alleged were sent by the Chairman of APC in Ovia North East, Mr Etiosa Ighodaro.
Nigeria Police

Police yet to receive report against Christian centre in Edo

The Police Command in Edo says it has not received any complaint about the management of the Internally Displaced Persons Camp (IDP), run by the International Christian Centre (ICC).

Cult war claims eight in Edo

Renewed cult war among three rival cult groups; maphites, black axe (aka aye) and eiye confraternities, has allegedly led to the killing of eight persons in different parts of Benin City, but Police authority confirm only two persons were killed.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap appeal court judge, kill police orderly in Edo

Honourable Justice Chioma Nwosu of the Court of Appeal, Benin division, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Benin, Edo State.

Youths protest as sisters die in Benin road accident

Tension rose in Benin on Saturday morning as a BMW sedan 5 series car overrun and killed four sisters at Uselu along Lagos-Benin road, Benin city.

FRSC officials beat man to death, bury corpse in shallow grave

The corpse of one Odion Omafo Samuel, 36, has been exhumed from the shallow grave it was buried allegedly by four officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) attached to Abudu outpost in Edo State.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnappers release railway chief’s wife

Mrs Francisca Okhiria, wife of the Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation, Mr Fidet Okhiria, has been released by her abductors.

No information yet about my abducted wife – NRC chief

The Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Fidet Okhiria, on Thursday said that his family had yet to receive any contact or information pertaining to his abducted wife, Francisca.

Corps member, four others killed in cult war

About five persons have been reportedly killed in a cult war that broke out last weekend in Auchi, headquarters of Estako West local government area.

Suspected hoodlums kill woman, two daughters

Suspected hoodlums have killed a woman and her two daughters at Iguadolor community in Ovia South West local government area.

ASUU: Fish out killers of Ondo university lecturer

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on the police and other security agencies to fish out those behind the killing of Prof. Gideon Okedayo, found dead in a bush on Sept. 9.

Kidnapped Ondo university lecturer found dead

The kidnapped lecturer of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa, Prof. Gideon Okedayo, has been found dead.

Police recover kidnapped Ondo university lecturer’s car

The Edo State Police Command on Saturday said it had recovered the official car of Gideon Okedayo, a lecturer with the Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, who was kidnapped on Thursday.

Work resumes at Edo specialist hospital as kidnapped CMD is released

Work has resumed at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital in Esan Central local government following release of the Chief Medical Director, Prof. Sylvanus Okogbenin.

Police recover body of slain ‘cultist’ inside bush

Men of the Edo State Police Command have recovered the body of a yet to be identified young man who was hacked to death by suspected cultist and dumped in a bush at Ugie community in Ikpoba-Okha local government.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kill two policemen, kidnap specialist hospital chief

The Edo Police Command has confirmed the killing of two of its officers attached to the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH), Prof. Sylvanus Okogbeni.

Black market petrol seller roast to death

A 20-year old woman identified as Mary Agada, who sells petrol at the black market has been burnt to death.

Full list: Police release telephone numbers of PROs nationwide

With a view to making Nigeria safer and more secure for economic development and growth, the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force DCP Frank Mba has released the hotline of PRO of state commands nationwide.

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Convicted Orji Kalu: 2023, here we come

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.