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How activist celebrated birthday in jail while defending Nigerian territory against Benin encroachment

A NIGERIAN activist Kunle Garb has narrated how he was jailed by the authorities of the Benin Republic while defending encroachment of some parcels...

Ezekwesili, Saraki, condemn ‘normalized sexual violence’, demand justice for Omozuwa

OBY Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education, says the culture of impunity embedded in the affairs of Nigeria has aided and normalized sexual violence...

Buhari to Béninois president: We can’t allow smuggling to continue

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday told his colleague, Patrice Talon from the Benin Republic that Nigeria can no longer allow smuggling of agricultural commodities...
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NGO shares lessons from anti-trafficking project with stakeholders in Edo

A NON-GOVERNMENTAL organisation, ​Market Development in Niger Delta (MADE) II, has organised a stakeholders conference to ​share achievements as well as receive feedback from...

Edo Chief Judge Grants Freedom To Eight Awaiting Trial Inmates

Edo State Chief Judge, Justice Cromwell Idahosa, has granted freedom to eight inmates awaiting trial at the Oko Medium Security Prison in Benin, Edo...

Court Remands Self-Imposed Monarch In Prison

By Jefferson Ibiwale, Benin  The man who was last week controversially installed as the Ogiamien of Benin, Richie Arisco Osemwegie, has been remanded in prison custody...
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OSHIOMOLE AVERTS CLASH BETWEEN FIRST LADY AND BUHARI’S WIFE

The Edo State government on Wednesday took steps to avert what could have resulted into a possibly violent clash between the All Progressives Congress,...

Edo Workers Protest Non-payment Of Salaries

Edo State workers, under the umbrella of Coalition of Unions of Edo State Owned Tertiary Institutions, on Wednesday disrupted activities at the Government House,...

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NNPCLtd. launches app to track stolen Nigeria’s crude

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCLtd.) has unveiled an app that would enable it do real time tracking...

Buhari recalls media aide who failed to secure APC Reps ticket

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed his former Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, as his Special Assistant on...

2023: Shun tribalism, religion-based politics – Peter Obi urges Nigerians

The Labour Party presidential candidate for the 2023 elections, Peter Obi, has called on Nigerians to shun tribalism and...

APC Jigawa senatorial candidate dies in China

THE All Progressives Congress' (APC) candidate for the Jigawa central senatorial district in the 2023 elections, Tijjani Ibrahim Kiyawa,...

Flood kills 50, displaces hundreds in Jigawa

NO fewer than 50 people have died from flood in Jigawa State, the state's authorities have said. The flood, which...
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