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 »

STOP PROMOTING IGBO CULTURE, SAYS DEIN OF AGBOR

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 »

 

EDO STATE SHOULD EMBRACE AGRICULTURE FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH – By N.Efosa

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 ...

How Oshiomhole connived with some government officials to sell off government property

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH CHIEF FRANK EREWELE, FORMERLY BOARD CHAIRMAN IN OSHIOMHOLE GOVERNMENT.  Urhokpota Reporters: Information reached us that you were on air yesterday, precisely on Independent Telelvision (ITV) and you raised some allegations against the governor owing to your time in office because you were privy to some information. We want to know what happened at that time, but before you do that pleas ...

The Russia and Turkey Crisis: Is world peace under threat?

– By Lucky Akhimien Russian plans to suspend military cooperation with Turkey after the downing of a Russian bomber by Turkish air forces, Russian General Staff representatives said on Tuesday. Further measures to beef up Russian air base security in Syria will also be taken. Russian warplane was shot down Tuesday near the Turkish-Syrian border after an apparent attack. Turkish and Russian sources have given ...

INEC ASKS APC TO FILL AUDU’S VACUUM

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has told the All Progressive Congress (APC)  to fill the vacancy” created by the death of Abubakar Audu, its candidate in the Kogi State governorship election. The electoral body also announced that it has fixed December 5 for the supplementary election in the State. Meanwhile, the PDP has rejected this position and asked the Attorney General to resign for ...

BIAFRA DEMONSTRATION REACHES ABUJA

ABUJA: Supporters of Director of Radio Biafra and Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Monday, purportedly stormed Abuja in luxury buses, to show solidarity, in a peaceful protest, for their leader who was finally arraigned by the Federal Government before the Wuse Zone 2 Magistrate Court, Abuja. ...