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Police arrest seven suspected kidnappers in Edo

The Edo State Police Command said yesterday it arrested seven suspected kidnappers around the Ekiadolor and Egor axis of Benin, the state capital. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state,

Police begin move to recover stolen girl

The Edo State Police Command is in a dilemma on how to recover little Amanda Osaruoname who was stolen alongside her two years old sister, Christabel by two of their father’s female tenants.
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Police ban use of unregistered, covered vehicle number plates

The Police Command in Edo on Friday, announced the ban on use of unregistered vehicles and covered vehicle number plates in the state.

Police in Edo arrest alleged serial killer of 38 persons

The Police in Edo said on Monday in Benin that it had arrested a man alleged to be a cultist and serial killer of 38 persons.

Suspected Boko Haram members arrested in Edo

Items allegedly recovered from the suspects included an old carton-color Toyota Valet car with registration number AG-721-AGZ, one pump-action gun, two locally made guns, 20 live cartridges, a pair of police mobile force uniform, two face masks and charms.

Two injured in clash between Hausa labourers, Benin youths

Two persons have been hospitalized following a clash between Hausa labourers and youths of Idunwin-Ehigie at Egba junction along the Benin-Auchi express road.

Abducted policeman found dead in Edo forest

The Deputy Superintendent of Police, Godwin Oshiogbuwe, who was abducted on Wednesday by unknown gunmen at Ubiaja, Esan South East Local Government Area has been found dead.

Polytechnic lecturer commits suicide

A lecturer in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Mr Patrick Okojie, has committed suicide three days to his 47th birthday.

Police: Edo monarch regains freedom

The Edo State Command of the Nigerian Police Force has confirmed the rescue of Enogie Godwin Aigbe, the abducted Monarch of Ukhiri Community, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the State.

Accident claims one life in Benin

A fatal accident that occurred in the early hours of Saturday has claimed the life of a 27-year-old man in Benin, Edo State.

Man arrested with N272k fake N1000 notes

Operatives of Edo State Police Command has arrested a man in his mid 30s, Monday Awolowo, for being in possession of fake N1000 notes.

Killings: Soldiers arrest 40 suspected cultists in Edo

Over 40 suspected cultists have been arrested at the Upper Sokponba area of Benin City following raids of black spots in the area.

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.
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Gunmen kill Osaze Odemwingie’s hotel manager in Benin

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

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.

Gunmen kill couple, son, granddaughter over land in Edo

Gunmen have reportedly shot dead a couple, their only son and granddaughter allegedly over a piece of land.

Father of four killed while fighting over woman with four children

A father of four children identified as Dickson Igbinoba, aged 42, has been killed while fighting another married man over a lover who has four children.

Police: Sellers and buyers of fireworks to be prosecuted

The Nigeria Police Force, Edo Command, on Tuesday reiterated the ban on sales of fireworks, also known as knock out and warned that offenders would be prosecuted.

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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

General Yahaya assumes duty as Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole

Farouq Yahaya, a major general, on Friday took over as the new Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

Ondo governor appoints nine-member coronavirus palliative committee

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday constituted a nine-member palliative committee on COVID-19 to deliberate and make recommendations to the government on how to cushion the harsh economic impact of the lockdown on residents.
Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire (born 4 November 1946) is a Nigerian medical doctor and politician. He was appointed as the Minister of State for Health in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in November 2015.

Minister: Chinese medical experts on their way to Nigeria

The Federal Government has said that 18 Chinese medical experts are on their way to Nigeria with medical supplies including ventilators, to assist in overcoming the COVID-19 global pandemic.
United Kingdom airline British Airways will resume direct flights to Pakistan in June, a decade after suspending services to the South Asian nation over security concerns, the carrier has announced.

Coronavirus: UK set to evacuate citizens from Nigeria

The United Kingdom says it is working round the clock to airlift its citizens in Nigeria amid the COVID-19 crisis.
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Face masks do reduce spread of flu and some coronaviruses – study

Face masks could help limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers who studied the effect of surgical masks on the transmission of other corona and flu viruses.