• Delta at 30

    September 10, 2021 On August 29, Delta joined 11 other states to mark their 30th anniversary since creation by the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida (Rtd) on the same day in 1991. Delta Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa seized the opportunity to score the Bull’s Eye. He rolled out the drums to honour 18 Deltans, ...
  • Edo to dislodge criminals from forests

    The Edo Government on Tuesday said it would register genuine herdsmen operating in the state and subsequently dislodge criminal elements out of the forests. The state said it has planned operations with security agencies in the state to dislodge criminals causing crisis in the state from the forests. Gov. Godwin Obaseki, said this at Odighi ...
  • Gridlock

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zone RS5 comprising Edo, Delta and Anambra, says it recorded 139 deaths in 359 Road Traffic Crashes between June and December. Mr Emmanuel Abe, Zonal Commanding Officer (ZCO) of the zone, disclosed this in Benin on Tuesday while addressing motorists at the flag off of the 2020 ember month ...
  • Wike

    By Uche Ugboajah I first heard of the name, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, sometime in 1999. Then, he was the dashing chairman of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. He had contested the local government election as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and had to reclaim his mandate through the court. A ...
  • apc uk

    President Muhammadu Buhari has called on political parties, candidates, and security agents participating in the Edo governorship election to uphold democratic standards during the poll. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, on Thursday quoted the President as saying that failure to abide by the ...
  • PDP

    A Socio-political group, Edo Across Borders (EAB), says Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu’s (POI) ‘The SIMPLE agenda’ manifesto will effectively address the weak security architecture in Edo. Ize-Iyamu is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress Party (APC), in the Sept.19, Governorship election in Edo. The group said this in a statement signed by its chairman, Chief ...
  • Presidential spokesman impersonator

    An Magistrates’ Court in Igarra, Edo on Wednesday sentenced a 31-year-old security guard, Sunday Akpeji, to nine years imprisonment with hard labour for raping a seven-year-old girl. The police charged Akpeji with defilement. Magistrate Nosa Musoe, held that the prosecution has proved its case beyond reasonable doubts with the evidence tendered in court. “The prosecution’s ...
  • Obaseki

    Following the defection of Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo from the ruling APC to the PDP, 106 members of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) have also defected to PDP. The ADP defectors are from Egor, Ovia South West and Ovia North East Local Government Areas of Edo. The defections came as Edo State gets set ...
  • Anambra guber polls

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday expressed concerns over the spate of pre-election litigations and the conflicting orders emanating ahead of Edo governorship election. The commission in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in Abuja said the rate of the litigations could ...
  • 517

    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has pulled out of the reconciliation efforts of the Edo State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He told newsmen in Port Harcourt Tuesday that some members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP are sycophants and tax collectors who will never tell the truth. According ...