Tag: edo

Jailbreak fails in Edo

By Bisi Olaniyi, Benin Jailbreak at the Correctional Centre, Ubiaja in Esan Southeast Local Government Area of Edo State has been foiled. The escape bid was foiled on Wednesday by…

Women protest against herdsmen in Edo

From Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin Women of Ikabigbo community, in Uzairue Kingdom, Etsako West local government area of Edo state, yesterday, asked herdsmen occupying their community to leave saying their presence…

Edo APC tackles Obaseki over comments on state of Nigerian economy

From‎ Tony Osauzo, Benin The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) took‎ on the state governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Monday over his claim last week that…

EDO 2020: Lagos battles Gombe, Kano in basketball finals

Lagos will slug it out with Gombe and Kano for the top prize in the basketball event of the 2020 National Sports Festival in Benin City. With five teams competing…

20th NSF: Team Edo sweep Rugby Gold

Nairalovers Nigeria   Team Edo has emerged the overall winners of the Rugby event in the ongoing 20th edition of the National Sports Festival (NSF) tagged Edo 2020. The News…

Rights group tasks IGP to investigate alleged attack on Edo community

From Ighomuaye Lucky,  Benin A group, Talakawa’s Parliament (TP) has called on the acting Inspector General of Police, DIG Usman Alkali Baba, to investigate an alleged attack resulting in the shooting…

BREAKING: Edo to end National Sports Festival abruptly today

By Emma Jemegah The Edo State Government said it might be forced to close down the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) unless the Federal Government fulfills its counterpart funding…

Breaking: Edo threatens to abort National Sports Festival

By Emma Jemegah The Edo State Government said it might forced to close down the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) unless the Federal Government fulfills its counterpart funding of…

Lagos, Edo claim badminton titles

Lagos and Edo teams showed their class against the rest of the country to emerge champions in the men and women team event of badminton at the 20th National Sports…

3 killed, commercial activities paralysed as 2 Edo communities

From Tony Osauzo, Benin Three days of communal clash between Uhonmora and Sabongida communities in Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State has left three persons dead, resulting in…

Seplat empowers 143 teachers in Edo, Delta

From Tony Osauzo and Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin Seplat has presented 143 persons, comprising 100 secondary school teachers and 43 chief inspectors of education (CIE) from Edo and Delta states with…

8,000 Athletes for Edo 2020 Festival, says Minister

The much postponed Edo National Sports Festival will go ahead as planned from April 2nd- 14th with 8,000 athletes taking part, Minister of Youth and sports Development. Sunday Dare has…

BREAKING: Suspected gunmen abduct students, teacher in Edo

The Edo State Police command has confirmed the abduction of some students and staff of the National Institute of Construction Technology, Uromi in Esan North-East Local Government Area of Edo…

Edo govt warns thieves who remove manhole covers on major roads

The Edo State Government has urged members of the public to report anyone or group of persons found removing manhole covers on major roads and walkways to the nearest security…

Man bathes wife, son with acid in Edo – Police

Nairalovers Nigeria The Police Command in Edo on Wednesday said it has arrested a middle-aged man for allegedly bathing his wife and four-year-old son with acid. The command’s Public Relations…