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Hijab: Court strikes out suit against UI school

A judge, Ladiran Akintola of an Oyo State High Court, Ibadan, on Tuesday struck out a fundamental human rights suit challenging the refusal of the University of Ibadan International School to allow female Muslim students wear hijab on their school uniforms. The suit against the school, UI, its Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), who also doubles […]

Truck driver commits suicide in Bayelsa

A 45 year-old man, described as a truck driver, has hanged himself inside his room at Etegwe community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the man, identified as Oliver Osieme from Anambra State took his own life late on Monday. He was said to have […]

Former lawmaker laments closure of community hospital

Pool Photo Immediate past Deputy Whip of the House of Representatives, Hon. Pally Iriase, has expressed sadness over refusal of the Edo State Government to open the Otuo General Hospital for public use. Hon Iriase said he was sad because he attracted equipment worth over N200m to make the hospital functional but the state government […]

EdoJobs plans intensive agribusiness training for youths

Poised to deepen its agricultural development initiatives, the Edo State Government through the Edo State Skills Development Agency (EdoJobs) has concluded plans to run a new agricultural training scheme for youths in the state tagged Edo Youth in Agriculture Programme (Edo-YAP). Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Skills Development and Jobs Creation, Mrs Ukinebo […]

Young Man Refuses To Worship Deity, Flee For His Life.

Young Man Refuses To Worship Deity, Flee For His Life. OGBANOR Community in Ehor Town, Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo State has invoked its ancestral god and death penalty against a young man named Osaro Favour Arasomwan following the expiration of the ultimatum handed down to him to continue the traditional worship of the […]

Edo speaker inaugurates two more members-elect

The Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, on Monday inaugurated two more members-elect bringing the number of members inaugurated to 11 out of 24. Mr Okiye administered the oath of allegiance on the members-elect at an emergency sitting in Benin City, the state capital. The members-elect are Emmanuel Okoduwa (APC – Esan […]

Girl allegedly steals phone, eats without paying at Lagos hotel

Sahara Reporters A 23-year-old woman, Divine Isa, on Monday in Lagos appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing a cell phone worth N260, 000. Isa, whose address was not provided, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, obtaining under false pretences and stealing. She pleaded not guilty. The Prosecutor, Insp. Mojirade Edeme, however, […]

Edo House Of Assembly Speaker Inanugurates 2 Members Elect.

Edo House Of Assembly Speaker Inanugurates 2 Members Elect. Hon. Sunny Ojiezele member representing Esan south East and Hon. Emmanuel Okoduwa member representing Esan North East Constituency (II), taking Oath of office and formally inaugurated by Rt.Hon Frank Okiye speaker Edo State House Of Assembly. Details Soon… 24th June 2019. Share on: WhatsApp

Oyegun tackles Oshiomhole over crisis in Edo politics –

A former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has chided his successor, Adams Oshiomhole, over his undue interference in the politics of Edo State. Messrs Odigie-Oyegun and Oshiomhole, who is the current APC chairman, are both from the South-south state. Both are former governors of the state. According to a PUNCH […]

EdoJobs leads street campaign, storms UNIBEN, others to celebrate Edo Innovation Hub’s first anniversary – Nigerian Observer

The Edo State Skills Development Agency (EdoJobs), has said the Edo Innovation Hub has transformed the state’s technology ecosystem by providing rare opportunities for youths to receive world-class trainings with an extensive network of entrepreneurs to scale their start-ups. Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Skills Development and Jobs Creation/ Head, EdoJobs, Mrs. Ukinebo […]

BENCCIMA lauds Obaseki on infrastructural development, ease of doing business reforms – Nigerian Observer

The Benin Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (BENCCIMA) has commended Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on infrastructural development across the state and the reforms in ease of doing. President of BENCCIMA, Dr Helen Odemwingie, gave the commendation during a meeting with the governor at the Edo Production Centre in Benin City, the […]

NiMET predicts thunderstorms over most parts of Nigeria on Monday – The Eagle Online

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted thunderstorms over most parts of the country on Monday.NiMET’s Weather Outlook on Sunday predicted widespread thunderstorms over Abuja, Kaduna, Gombe, Bauchi, Minna, Makurdi and Jos, and most parts of the central states.The Agency predicted cloudy conditions, with slim chances of thunderstorms over Gombe, Bauchi, Makurdi, Mambilla Plateau and Lokoja […]

Nigeria Speakers state position on Edo, Bauchi Assembly crises

Speaker of the Lagos House of Assembly and Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, on Sunday, urged the governors of Edo, Godwin Obaseki, and Bauchi, Bala Mohammed, to immediately resolve the crises that have engulfed the respective Houses of Assembly in their states. Obasa asked for a reversal […]

Port Harcourt airport reopens after Air Peace incident

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has reopened the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, in Rivers following Saturday’s incident involving an Air Peace aircraft at the airport. The General manager, Public Relations, NAMA, Khalid Emele, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos. Mr Emele said Notice To Airmen […]

Edo Assembly crisis: APC dismiss allegation of bias

National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Lanre Issa Onilu, has dismissed allegations by the Edo state government of bias against the leadership of the party, saying what transpired in the state House of Assembly was glaring and need no investigation. Onilu who was reacting to a statement credited to the Special […]