Late Onuachu Goal Powers Nigeria Past Benin

Paul Onuachu’s late goal helped Nigeria end Benin’s unbeaten home run since 2013 with a 1-0 victory in their penultimate Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on Saturday. The defeat dealt a blow to the Squirrels’ qualification hopes as they now need to avoid defeat against third-placed Sierra Leone when they face each other on Tuesday. […]

Suspected yahoo Boys Throw Money On Expressway (Video)

It is confirmed that some young men believed to be Yahoo boys were spotted throwing money into the air, causing traffic on the main road in the state capital of Edo, Benin. In the middle of the dusty road, the men stopped their cars to throw money and locals gathered to select as many as […]

Erigga Thanks Fans For Changing His LIfe

Erigga, a controversial Nigerian rapper, has expressed gratitude to his followers for showing him love during his music journey. Erigga, born Erhiga Agarivbie, said his fans have changed his life over the past 14 years, especially those from Benin and Warri.   ”God bless all the warri and benin boys when carry my matter for […]

French Lawmakers Back Return Of Artefacts Looted From Africa

French lawmakers on Thursday approved the return of prized artefacts looted during colonial times to Benin and Senegal, completing the legislative process needed to give back the objects. The trove includes a royal throne taken during a war in Benin and a sword once wielded by a 19th-century sheikh in what is now Senegal. Former […]

Benin Residents To Get Free laundry Services, See Why

Electronic company, LG has launched a free laundry services scheme in Benin, the capital city of Edo state. Head of Corporate Marketing Division of the company, West African operations, Hari Ellurru, made this known on Wednesday. He said over 25,000 families had benefitted from the scheme in Lagos since it was started in 2018. He […]

#EndSARS: Police, DSS Given 24-Hour Ultimatum To Produce Killers Of Protesters

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, has given the police, DSS and other security agencies in the state 24 hours ultimatum to produce policemen who shot and killed peaceful protesters on Friday. While addressing protesters after the incident, he said the government will act on the situation and bring the erring officers to […]

Edo Voters Will Punish Obaseki For Attacking Oba Of Benin – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, has said that Electorates will punish Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for insulting and attacking the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, and a billionaire industrialist, Capt. Hosa Okunbo. In a statement issued by the chairman of its Media Campaign Council, Prince John Mayaki, […]

Gang Confess To Uwa’s Murder, Claim To Have Received N1m For Murder

Six suspects have been arrested for their involvement in the gruesome rape and murder of Uwaila Omozuwa, the Edo State Police Command. The 22-year-old first-year undergraduate of the University of Benin, was fiercely assaulted and killed while studying inside a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) area on May 27, 2020.  She passed on three […]