Over 100 Idogbo Secondary School students trafficked in four months – Edo State Government Aid

By Richard Okundia Over 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in the last four months. This was disclosed in Benin by the Senior Special Assistant to More »

We want equality – Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo

The Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, a social cultural group has called for equality in the affairs of Nigeria. The group made the declaration today Monday during  the Southeast Summit on the Restructuring of Nigeria held More »

Restore Okpella electricity within 10 working days – NERC orders BEDC

By Richard Okundia In pursuance of a workable solution to the lingering Okpella electricity problem, the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) Forum in Benin, on Thursday 17th May called for hearing between More »

Obaseki keep your word, Ojezua has not won his unit since 1999 – Hon. Felix Ibhade

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Esan Central LGA and former APC Councillor, Hon. Felix Ibhade, an Irrua man, like Ojezua, from Ward 3, Esan Central Local Government Area More »

Women marches for women inclusion in governance

Women group under the aegis of Women-for-Women today carried out an awareness march to advocates for the inclusion of more Women in governance in Nigeria. In a chat with Urhokpota Reporters the More »


The Dein of Agbor Kingdom, His Royal Majesty Dr. Benjamin Ikenchukwu Keagborekuzi I, has enjoined his subjects to stop promoting Igbo culture, describing the Agbor culture as ‘unique and peculiar’. The Dein More »

Encomiums at evening of tributes for Dr. Chris Abebe

It was an evening of encomiums and glowing tributes for the first President and Chairman of Council of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Dr. Chris Abebe, FNIM, CNIM, OFR, when an More »


Governor Okowa, an embodiment of love, peace and unity – Sen. Nwaoboshi

The Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, Senator Nwaoboshi has commended the developmental strides of Governor Okowa of Delta State line with the provisions of the state government’s SMART Agenda. Urhokpota Reporters gathered that the Senator made the remark when he addressed to PDP faithfuls at the general meeting held in Asaba the state capital. The Senator remarked that the Governor has do ...

We are restoring Port Harcourt as Nigeria’s Garden City – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has vowed to to continue his developmental strides to ensure Port Harcourt is restored back to its lost glory as the nation’s Garden City. Speaking after an inspection of beautification gardens and roundabouts, Governor Wike said that the new Port Harcourt will promote tourism and create wealth the Government House reports. He said the loss of Garden City status ...

CPC holds town hall meeting in Benin

The ongoing efforts by the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) led by the Director General, Mr. Babatunde Irukera organised a Town Hall Meeting earlier today for Electricity Consumers in Nekpenekpen, Benin and environs. The meeting was an engagement between BEDC Plc led by Executive Director, Commercial, Mr Abu Ejoor, CPC and electricity customers. In his remark the DG declared that CPC had been receiving compl ...

Don to examine management of  peripartum pain at Uniben inaugural lecture

The 198th inaugural lecture of the University of Benin, Ugbowo, Edo State, will focus on the management of peripartum pain facing people in the health sector, the organisers have said. The lecture titled , ‘The Curse of Eve: Critical Perspectives on the Management of Peripartum Pain’, scheduled for Thursday 10th of May 2018  and will be delivered by Professor Charles Osalumese Imarengiaye MBBS, FWACS, ...

Former Manchester United boss – Sir Alex Ferguson recovers.

After undergoing an emergency surgery on brain hemorrhage on the 5th May 2018, Man – U former boss is said to recuperating. Sir Alex Ferguson, 76, was rushed immediately to Macclesfield district hospital from his home in Wilmslow, Cheshire on Saturday, 5th of May 2018 after which he was transferred to Salford hospital alongside police escorts where he was surgically operated on and had been in c ...