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Edo State Government Accuses APC of Disrupting Voter Registration Process

The Edo State government has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of disrupting the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in the state. Before the registration began, acting state chairman of the APC, Jarret Tenebe, urged the Independent National Electoral…

INEC Changes Venue for Continuous Voter Registration in Edo Due to Flooding

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced a change in the venue for the upcoming Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in Edo State after severe flooding at its state headquarters in Benin City. The flooding, caused by heavy rainfall on…

Edo govt takes custody of minor used for sexual content by father

The Edo State Government has taken custody of the 4-year-old girl who was sexualised for content creation by her father. The 28-year-old father had posted sensual pictures and videos of the minor on Instagram which sparked public outrage. Following calls…

Scores of Dangote Cement workers allegedly kidnapped in Edo

Suspected kidnappers have reportedly abducted an unspecified number of staff from Dangote Cement Company Plc in Okpella, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State. According to reports, the abduction took place on Monday after the close of work, as…

Residents protest plan to withdraw security from Edo community

Inhabitants of over 22 communities in Inikorogha, Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State, on Wednesday, staged a peaceful protest over plans to withdraw the security agencies maintaining peace in the area. The protesters who came out in…

How hoodlums attacked me at UNIBEN –Akpata

Olumide Akpata, the governorship candidate of the Labour Party, has alleged that a senior official of the Edo State Government orchestrated the attack on him and other participants during an interactive session organized by the University of Benin Staff Club….

Impeachment: How Shaibu leaked govt secrets, Assembly tells panel

The Edo State House of Assembly clarified on Wednesday the alleged actions by the state’s Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, which it claimed constituted impeachable offenses including leaking government secrets and committing perjury. Represented by its Deputy Clerk, Joe Ohaifa, the…

Nigeria’s situation can be changed, says Obasanjo

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, Welcomes Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Emphasizing Sacrifice and Unity Former President Olusegun Obasanjo paid a courtesy visit to the Government House in Benin City, the Edo State capital, where he was warmly received by Governor…