South-West APC to defect to an unnamed party, as defection galore sweeps the National Assembly.

By Faith Iguodala Okoro LAGOS – The last has not been heard of the crisis rocking the ruling, All Progressives Congress, APC, unconfirmed Information emanating from the south west has revealed that the Yoruba More »

Untold Reason Why Kabaka is angry and Adjoto suspicious; the Deputy Governor’s connection

It is now open knowledge that all is not well with the Edo State APC led government even though the former governor and stay-put leader of the APC in Edo State (that More »

We are engaging real stakeholders, not Hirelings like Galadima and Afegbua

Factional National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress  (APC) who’s emergence as Chairman a fortnight ago is bring challenged by the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he cannot lose sleep More »

Edo Central youth leaders serve warning to Edo Speaker, demand his resignation for geopolitical balance

Youth leaders from Edo Central Senatorial District of Edo State also known as Esanland, under the aegis of Coalition of Esan Youth Leaders, have petitioned the Edo State House of Assembly asking More »

Empowering entrepreneurs of tomorrow

Youths across Edo State this week, June 12-14 gathered at SIO Events Center, GRA,  Benin City, to explore entrepreneurial opportunities in Nigeria. The 3-days  workshop tagged Youth Empowered was organised by Coca-Cola Hellenic More »

Governor Obaseki declares Coca-Cola Hellenic’s Youth Empowered Workshop open in Benin

By Richard Okundia Governor Godwin Obaseki  has declared open the Youths Empowered Programme  of the Coca-Cola Hellenic in Benin City the Edo State capital. The Governor  who was accompanied by the Commissioner for Wealth More »

Child Labour: Obaseki decries widespread practice, warns of sanctions

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has condemned the use of children as labourers by employers of labour and warned that his administration will not accept any form of exploitation More »


Speak up over allegations of acquiring airline- Jude Ise-Idehen charges Governor Oshiomhole

By Itohan Imade A former State legislator has charged the Edo state governor, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, to be honest and tell Edo people the truth about the  new Airline he allegedly purchased in Cape Verde. ...

Court grants Akoko-Edo LG boss, others N3m bail over EFCC charge for fraud

 By itohan Imade Edo state High Court 3, sitting in Benin city on Friday granted the Executive Chairman of Akoko Edo Local Government Council, Akerejola Joseph Folorunsho and five others bail in the sum of three million naira each, over charges brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).The council Boss Hon.Akerejola Joseph Folorunsho and five others namely Ogbekhilu Benjamin, ...

The History of Ize-Iyamu’s Loyalty

By Vincent Ize-Iyamu Oba Osemwende ascended the throne as the Oba of Benin in 1816. It was during an era in which the kingdom was not free from Betrayals from close allies and associates. Oba Osemwende went for divination to find out how he could have a successful reign. He was told that he would need the support of a strong man who was also loyal. Now that was not easy then because strong men were hardly ever co ...

Felix Akhabue donates campaign office to Ize-Iyamu at Ekpoma

It was a festival of celebration on Friday 15th December as a former Chairman Interim Management Committee of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria and a PDP Chieftain, Felix AKHABUE donated a campaign office for Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu towards the actualisation of his dream to become the Governor of Edo State. ...


The Etsako East Local Government Chairman, yesterday took a full page advertorial in Vanguard Newspaper to decry what he called the illegal acquisition of limestone deposits in the heart of Okpella by H.R.H Alhaji Ado Ibrahim without obtaining consent from Okpella. He went on to lament how Dangote and Alhaji Ado Ibrahim are conniving to use the court to illegally get justice over a clear case of impunity while the ...


Edo PDP through its Media and Publicity Secretary,  Chris Nehikhare yesterday unveiled its manifesto in Education. The manifesto titled “The Cornerstone of Sustainable Development” if given the chance to lead Edo again and if well implemented also could create a renaissance of good and qualitative education in the State. The manifesto emcompases different strata of education, from formal to info ...

Seven things the Edo PDP can do to win Edo state in 2016: A Open Letter to the PDP

Saintmoses Eromosele, Author of the political classic play, “The Trials of an Empire“…  December 06, 2015 The Chairman, People’s Democratic Party Edo State. Cc: All PDP Aspirants. SEVEN (7) THINGS THE EDO PDP CAN DO TO WIN EDO STATE IN 2016: AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PDP Dear Sirs, I am a party man from Edo Central, Esan Central Ward 8 to be precise and I am desirous of seeing a better Edo State ...


Every now and then, the prices of crude which is Nigeria’s main source of Revenue fluctuates in the international market, this in a multiplier effect view do not enable for planning and projection for Nigeria. It will be better to explore other sources for revenue in addition to crude oil. In Edo State, the land is blessed for Agriculture, from the Norther part, through the central all the way to the southern pa ...

Crisis brewing in the city of Uromi

Crisis is brewing in the commercial city of Uromi the capital of Esan North-East Local Government Area as youths are mobilising to storm the council secretariat in protest over the threat to life of a youth leader in the city, Elder Omon Enojie who claim that Mr. Sam Oboh the controversial chairman of Esan North-East LGA threatened his life over critism of the newly commissioned Uromi Market. ...

Relatives cry out over threat on brother’s life

By Odion Wilfred A concerned relative, Mr. Okosun Allende, has cried out to government, security agencies and the United Nations over attempts on his brother’s life, Mr. Ehimen Joshua Allende. Speaking with Urokpota Reporters in Benin City, the Edo State Capital, Mr. Okosun Allende claimed that his brother, Mr Joshua Ehimen Allende, has been undergoing political persecution and threats to his life becau ...
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