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    Generator fumes kill two in Edo

    The bodies of two middle-aged women have been recovered in a lock-up shop in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State. The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, who confirmed the incident to our correspondent on the telephone, said that the women died of suspected inhalation of generator fumes. “It is true;...

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    1 dies in an accident in Benin

    One person died while two others sustained injuries in an accident that happened along New Benin area of Benin metropolis yesterday. Witnesses said the accident which happened at 8am involved an articulated vehicle, a Toyota Camry with registration number BEN-348FK and Audi 80 car with Reg no RJ472-AAA. It was further gathered...

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    NDLEA arrests 2 with N70m cannabis in Benin

    The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), at the weekend, arrested two men for alleged possession of 7,073kg weeds suspected to be cannabis. It was gathered that the suspects, one Monday Amusoga, 39 and Omebu Kingsley, 30, packed the weeds in 409 bags weighing 7,073kg which were...

  • Politics
    Obaseki appoints One Special Adviser, 18 Special Assistants on Gender

    The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved the appointment of one Special Adviser and...

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    Edo Muslim community protest encroachment of land by Nigerian army

    Ipoba Hill Muslim community and Edo State Chapter of the Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN) yesterday staged a protest over the 4 Brigade Nigeria Army’s alleged encroachment on their land at Ipoba Hill area of Edo state. The protesters marched to the state House of Assembly and the Government...

  • Politics
    The Trouble Brewing in Obaseki’s Government – Sources

    Obaseki buys house at Osadebe Avenue for about N200m Shaibu moves into a new multi-million naira house...

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    Edo Govt. to move against human trafficking cartel – Obaseki

    The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has described human trafficking as the greatest security challenge...

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    I saw 20 Nigerians sold to slavery at night – Libya returnee recounts in Edo

    A Nigerian returnee from Libya has spoken of how 20 Nigerian girls were sold off as slaves...

  • Education
    Why UNIBEN was shutdown – Management explains

    In This interview with NAIJA CENTER NEWS, The Public Relations Officer (PRO) to the University of Benin...

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    Super Eagle Player to build orphanage in Edo

    Super Eagles player, Odion Ighalo, has promised to build an orphanage in Edo as a means of giving back to the people of his state. Ighalo, a striker with Changchun Yatai Football Club in China, gave the promise in Benin on Wednesday when he paid a courtesy visit to the Deputy Governor...