Edo State

The Edo State Government has denied media reports that the Islamic State- West Africa Province, ISWAP, carried out an attack on Ibillo-Igarra Road Junction and burnt a security patrol vehicle on September 22, 2022. The State Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Chris Nehikhare in a statement, attributed the attack to fleeing bandits. He said a […]

The Edo State Police Command has paraded a medical doctor over the death of a cab driver in Benin City, the State capital. The suspect, Doctor Abass Adeyemi who hails from Offa local government area of Kwara state is alleged to have killed the victim on September 3, 2022, in Benin City and dumped his […]

Police in Osun state have paraded one Abbas Adio who claims to be a medical doctor for injecting a man with an undisclosed substance which the police say ultimately killed him The 36-year-old suspect who is also accused of stealing his victim’s car was arrested along Ejigbo/Ogbomosho road following a distress call from the Edo […]

Residents of the Okpamakhin community of Owan Forest Zone, have appealed to the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to put a stop to the bulldozing of their ancestral rainforest and farms. They are urging the governor to respect an ECOWAS court order that has stopped the demolition. In a protest march held at Uhonmora Ora […]

The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare says boxer Anthony Joshua, UFC fighter Kamaru Usman and the women’s national U-20 football team, the Falconets should not allow their defeats over the weekend to dampen their spirits. The Minister says in spite of their losses, they can keep their heads up because they […]

There were rapturous jubilations and dancing at the residence of the Adeleke’s as INEC declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party winner of the Osun Guber polls. The Winner of Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke claimed that his emergence as Governor-Elect was due to the collective resolve of the people, describing it […]

Three federal lawmakers of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in the Senate have defected from their party to opposition parties. The lawmakers include Senators Ahmad Babba Kaita from Katsina North, Lawal Yahaya Gumau from Bauchi South, and Francis Alimikhena representing Edo North. Senators Babba Kaita and Francis Alimikhena defected from APC to the opposition […]

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps NSCDC of the Edo State Command has arrested ten suspects for illegal dealings in petroleum products. The arrest was a renewed vigorous and strategic effort put in place by the state Commandant, Samuel Dan to combat the menace of oil theft, illegal refineries, oil bunkering, and illegal dealings […]

Edo State Commissioner of Police Abutu Yaro has commended the efforts of hunters and other vigilance groups working with the police to rid the state of criminals. Yaro gave the commendation during an interactive security meeting with various local security networks in the state. He says the synergy between the various local security networks in […]

Edo State Government says it is in receipt of doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for distribution in the state. A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, states that the doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines are already in the state with the government finalising arrangements for its deployment across […]


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