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Security Operatives Turn The Heat on Criminals in Edo

Security Operatives Turn The Heat on Criminals in Edo

In order to restore sanity, law and order to Edo State which had been under siege by criminal elements, the Edo State Joint Security Taskforce has embarked on raid of criminal hideouts to smoke out kidnappers who had been terrorizing the state, especially in the notorious Upper Sakponba area and coastal communities. The raid which

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Bribery Saga: Acquitted Federal Lawmaker Blames Notable Politician for his travail

Discharged and acquitted by an Abuja High Court over bribery allegation, the kinsmen of Johnson Oghuma, the lawmaker representing Estako Federal Constituency, Edo State, in the House of Representatives have pointedly accused a well known Politician in Edo State of being behind his ordeal. They accused the said politician of sponsoring the petition to the

Policemen Die in Ghastly Accident in Ondo

Suspected Cultists Shoot Police Area Commander, 2 Senior Police Officers as Killings Continue in Benin

As insecurity escalated in Benin City, Edo State, on Friday consequent upon raging cult war and banditry, an Area Commander and two other senior police officers have become the latest victims of the rampaging armed gangs as they were shot in the early hours of the morning when they responded to distress calls from Upper

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Benin Kingdom Loses Prominent Chief, As Obaseki Mourns the Obasogie

Edo State is mourning the death of one of its illustrious sons and a prominent and flamboyant Benin traditional chief, Eduwu Ekhator Obasogie, the Obasogie of Benin Kingdom. The Obasogie, a septuagenarian, reportedly slumped Sunday night at his residence and did not recover. He had always played a prominent role in palace activities as one

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Edo Decides: ADP Candidate Challenges Obaseki’s Victory at Tribunal Over Eligibility, Double Participation in Primaries…Seeks Re-Run

Though the candidate of the main opposition party in the just concluded Edo State governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu had foreclosed challenging the victory of incumbent governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Godwin Obaseki, at the state Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Benin, there appears to be no respite yet for the governor.

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