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Court to decide fate of ‘Anambra murderers’

File Photo Anambra High Court sitting in Otuocha will on Wednesday rule whether to proceed with trial of seven persons docked for alleged multiple murder of Ikechukwu Opene and Samson Aliegwu in Nkwele Ezunaka, Oyi local government area of the state. The High Court II presided over by Hon. Justice Mike O. Okonkwo will also […]

Rector: Sexual harassment under check in Auchi polytechnic

File Photo Dr Sanusi Jimah, Rector, Federal Polytechnic Auchi, Edo says the institution has introduced mechanism to mitigate sexual harassment and other vices that negate excellent academic pursuits in the institution. Jimah, made this known in an interview with newsmen on Monday in Benin. He spoke against the backdrop of a trending video where some […]

Navy seizes 220 bags of rice smuggled from Cameroon

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom has nabbed four suspected smugglers in connection with the smuggling of 220 bags of 50kg rice. The Commanding Officer, FOB, Peter Yilme, said this in Ibaka during the hand-over of the suspects and items to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). […]

Auchi polytechnic employee found dead in farm

File Photo An employee of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Mr. Samuel Okolie, who disappeared on October 9, has been found dead in his farm at Aviele community, near Auchi, in the Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State. His lifeless body was discovered on Sunday, close to a truck he was said to be driving […]

APC condemns attack on Oshiomhole’s residence

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has condemned the attack on the residence of its National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. The attack occurred on Saturday and was carried out by a group of people alleged to be political thugs, the APC said. The attack on Mr Oshiomhole’s residence in the Okoroutun area of GRA in Benin City, […]

APC confirms attack on Adams Oshiomhole’s residence by political thugs

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday condemned the attack on the Benin residence of the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, by political thugs. It said those behind the incident were ‘desperate persons who have political ambition’. Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, in a statement, however, commended Oshiomhole for “calling for calm after the […]

Dickson didn’t reject Jonathan’s advice – Official

The commissioner for information in Bayelsa State, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has dismissed as untrue, reports that the state governor, Serieka Dickson, ignored the advice of the former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, and other chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the process that led to the election of Douye Diri as the governorship candidate of […]

Edo Guber 2020: The Mr. Greedy Man.

Edo Guber 2020: The Mr. Greedy Man. By Prince Kelly O. Udebhulu. The era of exhibiting foolishness comes once again to the greedy voters, a time to gather more enemies than friends, an era of extorting aspirants with lies from the pit of hell, a harvest times for the greedy voters. This is the time […]

Nigerian military retirees demand own ministry

Military retirees in the country have urged the Federal Government to upgrade the Veterans Affairs Division in the Ministry of Defence to a full fledge ministry to cater for their welfare. The retirees made the call in a communiqué issued to reporters on Saturday in Abuja at the end of a 3-day retreat on “Unification […]

Hon.Damian Mourn Late Alhaja Mariam Ugbodaga

Hon.Damian Mourn Late Alhaja Mariam Ugbodaga 12/10/19. The commissioner for Youth, Sport, and Special Duties, Edo State, Hon. Barr. Damian Lawani paid a condolence visit to His Royal Highness, Alhaji J.Y.M Ugbodaga, the Oliola of Anegbette, over the death of his wife, late Alhaja Mariam Ifeanyi Ugbodaga, who passed away few days ago. Hon Damian […]

Obaseki Shaibu Re-election Bid A Sure Project…..Hon. Austine Okoibhole

Obaseki Shaibu Re-election Bid A Sure Project…..Hon. Austine Okoibhole The Esan North East Council Chairman Hon. Austine Okoibhole has reiterated his commitment to Gov. Obaseki and Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu re-election bid come 2020. According to the Council Chairman, “Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki has performed excellently well for all Edo people. Testimonies of the excellent […]

Ekpoma Eminent Stakeholders Forum Canvasses for a better Ekpoma

Ekpoma Eminent Stakeholders Forum Canvasses for a better Ekpoma Ekpoma 11th October 2019 A community development Organization based in Ekpoma, The Concerned Ekpoma Eminent Stakeholders Forum (CEESF) has canvassed for a better Ekpoma community with befitting infrastructures, social amenities and quality service delivery. This form part of it’s resolutions in it’s last general meeting in […]

Edo lists expectations from 2019 Alaghodaro summit

The Edo State Government has said the 2019 Alaghodaro Summit will focus on assessing the impact of laudable policies and programmes by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in enriching the life of Edo people. The 2019 Alaghodaro Summit is an event to mark Governor Godwin Obaseki’s third anniversary and showcase the impact of his administration’s […]

Troops capture wanted Boko Haram commander, nine others

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said ten Boko Haram key Commanders have been captured by troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole following the bombardment of criminal enclaves in Borno State. It said the troops also apprehended the terrorists’ logistics suppliers. One of the arrested suspects, Alhaji Bukar Modu, is number 89 on the high profile […]

Ekiti to attract over $100m for critical projects, lays foundation for airport, others – The Eagle Online

The Ekiti State Government has said the state’s socioeconomic growth is hinged on a diversified economy driven by skilled and healthy workforce. This plan, the government says, has begun to yield result as evident in the partnership it has forged with development partners and the private sector.The State Commissioner for Information, Tourism and Values Orientation, Aare […]

Benue killings: ECOWAS court issues order to Nigerian govt

The Community Court of Justice ECOWAS on Friday, ordered the Federal Government to investigate and prosecute perpetrators of the January 2018 mass killings and destructions in some communities in Benue State. The court, in a statement, held that the Nigerian Government breached its obligation to investigate the human rights violations that occurred. It said that […]

Again, Edo indigene, Osamede wins national essay competition, dedicates triumph to Gov Obaseki – Nigerian Observer

BENIN CITY – In what has become a habitual winning streak, a medical student at the University of Benin, Ikponmwosa Kingsley Osamede, has emerged winner of a national essay competition organised by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the National Universities Commission (NUC). The award ceremony held at Transcorp Hilton Abuja, where Osamede was […]

Thomas Dennerby confirms resignation as Super Falcons coach

Thomas Dennerby has resigned as head coach of Nigeria’s women’s team after a year and eight months in charge. The Swedish tactician boycotted the Super Falcons’ doubleheader against Cote d’Ivoire after unresolved issues with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), reportedly due to lack of cooperation and interference. The 60-year-old coach, who led Sweden to finish […]