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The Management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo has directed compulsory use of face masks in its campus to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.

UNIBEN student raped to death inside church in Benin

A 100 level Microbiology student of University of Benin, UNIBEN, Miss Vera Uwaila, weekend, died from injuries sustained after she was gang-raped and hit with a fire extinguisher in her church last Wednesday.

Anxiety in Edo community over kidnap of monarch’s wife

There is anxiety in the palace of Onojie of Ewatto in Esan South East local government area on Edo state, HRH Ikhumen II, as the traditional ruler’s wife, Queen Florence Ikhumen, is spending more nights in the den of her kidnappers.
The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the kidnapping of six persons in Rijana village along Kaduna-Abuja expressway on Sep. 7.

Kidnappers abduct Edo queen, daughter

The Wife of the Onojie of Ewatto kingdom in Esan South East local government of Edo State, His Royal Highness, Ikhumhen 11, Queen Florence Ikhumhen, has been reportedly kidnapped with one of her daughters by gunmen.
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.
Philip Shaibu

Edo government boosts security, gives patrol vehicles to police

The Edo State Government on Tuesday donated patrol vehicles to the State Police Command, to boost security in the State.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC blames power outage on cable explosion

The Management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) on Friday blamed power outage in parts of Benin City, Edo, on cable explosion.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government orders arrest of imposter over illegal revenue collection

Edo State Government has ordered the arrest and prosecution of one Mr. Joseph Ideh over alleged illegal collection of revenue from motorists plying Ring Road-Ikpoba Hill axis in Benin City, the state capital.

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Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

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Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.