Tag: Benin City

Wilfred OkicheJune 4, 2020

Obituary: Majek Fashek was many things, a rainmaker, a cultural icon, a cautionary tale

Majek Fashek, singer, songwriter, superstar, reggae icon, hero, prophet, rainmaker and eventual cautionary tale passed away in New York on ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 2, 2017

FG announces resumption of the Azura Power Plant project in Edo

The Federal Government has resumed the Azura Power Plant project which was initiated during the administration of Adams Oshiomhole, and ...

EditorJune 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Are we ever going to talk about the long term effects of the Edo-Italy sex trade?

Conversations around sex work and human trafficking in Nigeria cannot be had without referencing the 30-year tragedy that is Edo ...

EditorFebruary 22, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Sex isn’t all it’s cut out to be

“A man might think he needs a pillow to sleep well, but he’ll sleep just as well without one” – ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 18, 2016

NLC strike: More states join nationwide protest (PHOTOS)

Groups of people led by the National Labor Congress across the nation are currently protesting the increase in pump price ...

SolaFebruary 20, 2015

11-year-old girl rescued from suspected ritualists in Delta (PICTURED)

by Anike Jacobs A suspected 64-year-old ritualist, Michael, who lured an 11-year-old girl, Faith Irabor, from Agbor, Ika South Local ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 15, 2014

The latest excuse – Two-metre-long snake puts parts of Benin in darkness

by Azubuike Azikiwe According to the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), the recent power supply disruption experienced in some parts ...

June 6, 2014

It gets worse: Soldiers seize copies of The Nation newspapers

by Akan Ido In a situation reminiscent of the Sani Abacha days when journalists were hounded and newspaper houses shut, ...

January 22, 2014

‘My girlfriend made me do it’: Man arrested for raping 5 young boys in Benin

by Oge Okonkwo A 33-year-old man , Justine Olise was arrested and paraded by the police in Benin for allegedly ...

January 19, 2014

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Fashola endorses Oshiomhole for president in 2015

by Oke Efagene The Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday said that his Edo State counterpart, Adams Oshiomhole, is ...

January 8, 2014

Go and Cash: Oshiomhole gives young plantain chips hawker N1million gift

by Oge Okonkwo It seems the ‘Go and Die’ widow hasn’t been the only one smiling to the bank as ...

December 28, 2013

Gov. Oshiomhole involved in auto accident in Edo, survives

by Isi Esene Governor Adams Oshiomhole earlier on Saturday survived a motor accident while returning to Benin City, the capital ...

September 14, 2013

Oba of Benin welcomes singer Waje with gifts and blessings (PHOTOS)

by Adeola Balogun Songstress Waje went back to her roots as she recently paid a visit to the capital of ...

September 9, 2013

INCREDIBLE: Mystery in Edo as man, 25, was found inside a locked tomb

by ‘Jola Sotubo   A strange sight greeted residents of Akenzua Street in Benin City this morning as they woke ...

July 7, 2013

3 people critically injured as robbers attack Edebiri, ANPP leader’s residence in Edo

by Rachel Ogbu Three people were left injured after armed robbers attacked the home of the Deputy National Chairman (South) ...

July 7, 2013

How I got food for abducted Supreme Court Justice’s wife in our hideout – Suspected kidnapper (PICTURED)

by Rachel Ogbu One of the suspects involved in the kidnapping the wife, daughter and driver of a justice of ...

June 18, 2013

It gets worse: Cult members disarm policeman on duty in Edo

by Rachel Ogbu About 20 people are said to have died in the cult war rocking Edo State and despite ...

June 13, 2013

“Oshiomhole got it wrong this time”: Okada riders in Edo state protest ban

by Rachel Ogbu Commercial motorcyclists popularly called okada riders have protested against the ban on their activities by the Edo ...

June 6, 2013

6 arrested over ‘juju’ prostitution ring after gang branded women with irons then forced them into slavery

Tortured women and scared them with curses  to force them on to streets Women were taken from Nigeria and  transported ...

January 3, 2013

Better skies ahead: FG to acquire 30 aircraft, plans reduction in air fares

The Federal Government, Wednesday, said it plans to acquire 30 aircraft to boost domestic airlines in the country and ensure ...

December 24, 2012

Tragic: Gunmen shoot 3-year-old boy, kill father, and kidnap mother

by Akan Ido Gunmen during the weekend shot a 3-year-old boy, killed his father and abducted his mother in a ...

December 10, 2012

Exclusive: 7 questions for Amarachi Uyanne, who won ‘Nigeria’s Got Talent’ yesterday

by Akan Ido Amarachi Uyanne, the 8-year-old winner of the ‘Nigeria’s Got Talent’ reality show was nothing short of captivating ...

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