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Obaseki reduces number of Edo government ministries, departments agencies

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved a restructuring that will reduce the number of government’s ministries, departments and agencies by over 31 per cent. The Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Andrew Emwanta, disclosed this on Wednesday while briefing reporters after the State Executive Council Meeting. The measure, Mr Emwanta said, is to cut wastages […]

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Police arrest doctor who allegedly kills people with injections before stealing their cars

The police in Edo State said they have arrested a medical doctor who specialises in stealing cars from cab drivers after giving them lethal injections. The doctor, identified as Abbas Adeyemi, 36, works at the General Hospital, Kaiama, Kwara State, Nigeria’s south-west. He has confessed to stealing cars from his victims after giving them injections, […]

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Doctor kills Edo cabman, steals car, abandons corpse

The Edo State Police Command on Wednesday paraded a medical doctor, Abass Adebowale, for allegedly injecting a cab driver, Emmanuel Agbovinuere, to death in the Benin City area of the state. Adebowale, after perpetrating the crime, allegedly dumped Agbovinuere’s corpse in a bush, and stole the victim’s Toyota Voltron car. He was said to have […]

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Edo ex-speaker dumps APC, cites non-inclusion of women

A former Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Mrs. Elizabeth Ativie, has resigned her membership of the All Progressives Congress, over the non-inclusion of women in elective positions. At a news conference on Tuesday at the Press Centre of Nigeria Union of Journalists in the Government Reservation Area, Benin, Ativie’s resignation was addressed to […]

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Impunity as Oba of Benin allegedly orders demolition of 80 properties in Edo Community, victims accuse Govt of complicity

It was a day of wailing in Ulegun, a peaceful and growing community on the Benin-Abraka Road as thousands of home owners wailed and rolled on the ground as they watched their life-time investments broken into rubbles and ruins by bulldozers allegedly ordered by the palace of the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II. Plot […]

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