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 […]

COVID-19: Schools To Remain Closed In Edo – Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has suspended the resumption of schools in the state over the increasing cases of COVID-19. In a statement issued on Friday, he said, “Comparing the first six weeks of the pandemic from March 23, 2020, with the first six weeks since December 1, 2020, Edo State has witnessed an […]

Ex Army Officer Claims To Be Wrongly Paraded As looter

A 76-year-old man, Fidelis Iyamu,  ex army officer has claimed he was arrested for breaking curfew but was paraded as a looter in Edo state. He revealed that he was arrested by security agents for curfew violation during the #EndSARS protest  but was paraded as a looter of Nigeria  Custom Service warehouse by the Edo […]

Police Officer Gets Killed During #EndSARS Protest

A Police Officer has been killed in a clash between protesters and police personnel in Ughelli area of Delta State over the ENDSARS protest. Reports gathered reveal Police personnel clashed with protesters on Thursday in Edo State, Imo State and Delta State during the protest which called for the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, […]

Edo 2020: APC Will Go To Court If It Has To – Ize-Iyamu

All Progressives Congress’ governorship aspirant in the September 19 Edo state gubernatorial election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has said that the party will go to court to challenge the election results if is has to. He said the party was gathering facts, and in due time, it will communicate its next line of action to the public. […]

Return To APC, Ize-Iyamu Begs Obaseki

The All Progressives Congress candidate in last Saturday Governorship election, Pastor Ize-Iyamu, has beckoned on Governor Godwin Obaseki who defeated him at the polls to return to the APC. In a television broadcast on Wednesday night, Ize-iyamu said, “We are going to talk to everybody; we are going to bring everybody back. I want to […]

Obaseki Praises Wike For Role In Re-Election

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has thanked his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike, and other Peoples Democratic Party Governors for their roles in his re-election. Obaseki thanked Wike during a visit to the Government House in Port Harcourt, on Wednesday. He said, “I want to thank Edo people for their doggedness and determination in ensuring […]

Edo: Okunbo Congratulates Obaseki

Popular Edo state businessman and philanthropist, Captain Idahosa Okunbo, has congratulated Godwin Obaseki on his reelection as governor of the state. Okunbo who had been vocal about his support for All Progressives Congress’ candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, applauded voters for showing up en masse to make their voices heard. He said: “I congratulate the people […]

Edo: There Is No More APC – Okorocha

Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has criticised the structure of the ruling All Progressives Congress following defeat to the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 19 Edo gubernatorial election. Okorocha who now represents Imo West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, having been elected on the platform of the APC, said Osagie Ize-Iyamu’s […]

Edo: APC Rejects Result, Allege Foulplay

The All Progressives Congress in Edo State has rejected the result of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state, and alleged foul play. The Chairman of the APC Media Campaign Council, John Mayaki, said “the party rejects the result”, citing alleged “strong-arm tactics”. “Our people were arbitrarily arrested, many of the figures were fabricated,” the statement […]