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Lawyers boycott courts over abduction of ex-NBA chairman

Members of the Auchi branch of the Nigerian Bar Association have commenced a seven-day boycott of the courts in protest over the abduction of their former chairman, Mr. Anthony Itemuagbor.

Gunmen abduct ex-NBA chairman, kill wife

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a former Auchi branch chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, identified as A. Itemuagbor in the Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo State.

PDP primaries: Edo constituency vow to resist imposition of candidate

The people of Orhionmwon/Uhunmwonde federal constituency, on Monday, vowed to resist an attempt by some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to superimpose candidates on them in the just concluded primaries.

Edo government gives communities disputing boundaries one month ultimatum

Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, has given communities in four local governments across the state a one-month ultimatum to amicably resolve all disputes.

Governor Obaseki threatens to sanction council chief over over poor condition of health centre

The governor said it was unfortunate that local government councils have failed to do more than paying workers’ salaries and in discharging other mandates to justify their existence.

Edo government moves to clear salary arrears as NULGE threatens strike

Local Government Council Chairmen in Edo State have hinted of plans by the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) to embark on strike over their unpaid salary arrears.

World Bank: We’re committed to sensible projects

The World Bank has reiterated its commitment to development projects aimed at creating meaningful impact in developing countries.

John Oyegun shun APC ward congress as party leaders hail exercise in Edo

Leaders and members of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the 18 local government areas and three senatorial districts in Edo State yesterday elected new ward executives to pilot the affairs of the party at the 192 wards in the state.

Police, hunters comb bushes in Edo for abducted Catholic priest

A crack team of detectives from the Edo State Police Command and hunters are combing the bushes in Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of the state in search of a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Edwin Omorogbe.

Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Edo

The abductors were said to have taken Omorogbe to an unknown location as he was returning from Uromi, in Esan North-East Local Government Area of the state.

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).

NDLEA destroys N1.7bn cannabis farms in Edo

The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency said it has destroyed no fewer than thirty-seven hectares of cannabis farms worth N1.7 billion.

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