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Many injured as suspected thugs attack traders in Edo

Youths suspected to be thugs on Tuesday attacked Lagos Street traders who had gone to protest at Okhuahe Community in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo State.
national assembly abuja

Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Edo elections: APC wins all 24 assembly seats

The All Progressives Congress in Edo State has broken an all-time record in electoral contest in last Saturday’s House of Assembly election.
Senator Matthew Urhoghide

Elections: Matthew Urhoghide retains Edo South senatorial seat

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, representing Edo South Senatorial District, has won the ticket to return to the Senate.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo inaugurates home grown school feeding programme in Edo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday in Benin inaugurated the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme in Eyan Primary School, Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

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.

13 political parties adopt Patrick Obahiagbon for Senate

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) and 12 other political parties in Edo, have adopted Mr Patrick Obahiagbon and Mr Washington Osifo as their candidates for the 2019 National and State Assembly elections respectively.
Edo State House of Assembly

Edo Assembly passes bill to prohibit secret cults

Edo State House of Assembly passes a bill for a law to repeal and re-enact the law to prohibit the existence, membership and activities of secret cults in the state

Edo NMA confirms yellow fever in three local councils

The Edo State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has confirmed the spread of Yellow fever in Uhunmwode, Esan West and Esan Central local government areas.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government dispels rumour of strange disease, says tests show yellow fever

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has directed the State Ministry of Health to curtail the outbreak of yellow fever in some communities in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the State.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Yellow fever: Godwin Obaseki directs health ministry to curtail outbreak

The Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has directed the state Ministry for Health to curtail the outbreak of yellow fever in some communities in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the state.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki orders arrest of BEDC officials for removing transformer bought by community

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Monday, ordered the arrest of officials of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) for allegedly removing a transformer bought and installed by members of Ihovbor Community in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the State.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki launches agric cluster for 200 farmers

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has launched the Edo Food and Agriculture Cluster (Edo-FAC), kick-starting a knowledge-driven food sufficiency plan, involving over 200 farmers in Ehor, Uhunmwode Local Government Area, with the full complement of an agricultural training centre in the area.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Edo government, Benin DisCo disagree over power outage in 444 communities

No fewer than 444 communities, spread across the 18 Local Government Areas of Edo are without electricity, Mr Yekini Idaiye, the State Commissioner for Energy and Water Resources says.

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.

UNICEF: 1.3 million defecate openly in Edo

UNICEF on Thursday said 1.3 million of Edo population still practised open defecation, and attributed it to low level awareness on healthy living and sanitation among residents.

Edo government, EU expend N4 billion on water projects

The Edo Government said on Sunday that it expended N4 billion on various water projects across the state between January 2017 and February 2018, in collaboration with the European Union (EU).

Edo N-Power commends beneficiaries for dedication, conduct

The Edo State Focal Person for the Federal Government Social Investment Programme, Miss Osayuwamen Aladeselu, has commended beneficiaries deployed across Edo State for their exemplary conduct.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.