Tag: Edo

Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 16, 2020

Panic in Edo: Cult clashes, carnage ravage Benin city | #TheYNaijaCover

Residents of Benin have been in a united panic over the numerous killings and robberies in the city. The apparent ...

Michael IsaacOctober 19, 2020

YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Hoodlums threaten progress of #EndSARS protests in Edo

Since the intensity of the #EndSARS protest has grown beyond expectations, some oppositionists have employed several means in an attempt ...

tosin adesinaAugust 6, 2018

In a bid to woo investors to Edo, Obaseki slashes C – of – O to 50,000

Edo state Governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki has shown time and again that he is fit for the job and concerned ...

tosin adesinaJuly 26, 2018

In Edo, Obaseki is promoting economic prosperity through reduced market levies

In a bid to promote economic stability and human prosperity, the Edo state governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki has directed a ...

tosin adesinaJune 18, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Edo IDPs in a close shave with death

The state of health of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Edo is one that requires emergency intervention by the state ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

‘About 10,000 people from Edo have been trafficked in one year’

The Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, said about 10,000 residents of the state were trafficked in the last ...

EditorNovember 10, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: This PBS report puts a human face on the victims of the Nigeria/Italy sex trade

According to reports, there are literally no families in Edo state that have not been directly affected the Edo/Italy trafficking-sex ...

AzeezOctober 15, 2017

Just In: Abducted Edo zoo manager released

Abducted Director of Ogba Zoo and Nature Park in Benin, Edo State, Mr. Andrew Ehanire, has regained his freedom. What ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: On Kaduna Declaration we stand, but… – Arewa Youth, Trump okays $600m bombers for Nigeria | More stories

From the papers, a tracklist. How devolution of powers will affect FG institutions – YNaija PDP shall be all-inclusive, no ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2017

Edo govt bans use of roads, public schools for social events

The Edo State government has banned the use of the premises of public schools, roads and other public places for ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 24, 2017

Move away from flood-prone areas, Gov Obaseki orders citizens

The Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki Monday, ordered people living around river banks and flood-prone areas of the state to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 24, 2017

University not for the poor – VC

The Vice Chancellor of the state-owned Edo University, Iyamho (EUI), Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor said on Monday, in Iyamho-Uzaire, Estako-West local ...

AzeezJuly 10, 2017

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Obaseki as Edo governor

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by the PDP challenging the election of Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 6, 2017

It’s either Biafra or death, Nnamdi Kanu insists (WATCH)

The leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has insisted that Biafra should be made independent from ...

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 ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 2, 2017

5 dead, 10 injured in auto crash in Edo

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has confirmed the death of five persons in a road traffic accident involving several ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 18, 2017

NAPTIP nabs notorious human trafficker in Benin

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said on Sunday that it has arrested a notorious ...

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 ...

AzeezJune 3, 2017

Obaseki appoints 192 special assistants from wards

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki has appointed 192 special assistants for grassroots governance. This was contained in a statement issued ...

AzeezApril 14, 2017

Edo tribunal judgment, a testament that PDP lost – Oshiomhole

Former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole has commended the judgment of the Election Petitions Tribunal on the Edo 2016 ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 14, 2017

BREAKING: Gov. Obaseki wins at Edo election petition tribunal

by Dolapo Adelana The Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin has upheld the election of Governor Godwin ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 17, 2017

Suspected herdsmen kill ex-Edo council boss, abduct 15 persons

by Dolapo Adelana Suspected Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of Thursday attacked travellers along the busy Benin-Auchi-Okene Highway and ...

AzeezMarch 10, 2017

Edo declares 7 days mourning over Ogbemudia’s death

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has declared a seven-day period of mourning in honour of late Dr Samuel Ogbemudia, a ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 10, 2017

BREAKING: Ex-Edo governor Ogbemudia is dead

Former Military governor of Edo State, Dr. Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia has died. Ogbemudia who turned 84 last September reportedly passed ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 9, 2017

Edo first lady trains 500 widows on poultry production

by Dolapo Adelana The wife of the Edo state governor, Mrs Besty Obaseki on Tuesday organised a 1-day training programme ...

AzeezMarch 6, 2017

Protesters disrupt Osinbajo’s stakeholders meeting in Edo

Protesters on Monday disrupted a stakeholders meeting held by acting President Yemi Osinbajo in Edo State. The trip by Osinbajo ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 6, 2017

Osinbajo arrives Edo for Niger Delta dialogue

by Dolapo Adelana As part of the Niger Delta Dialogue of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo ...

AzeezMarch 1, 2017

Gunmen kidnap 3 teachers, demand N10m

by Azeez Adeniyi Suspected herdsmen have kidnapped 3 secondary school teachers in Ebomisi Secondary school, Ugbogiobo village in Ovia North-East ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 23, 2017

FIRST PHOTOS: Edo Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, Bishop Idahosa, others attend Union Bank 100-year anniversary dinner in Benin

Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s first-generation banks, marked its centenary anniversary dinner with customers in Benin on Tuesday, 22 February 2017. ...

Isime EseneJanuary 18, 2017

Abiola Ajimobi is the worst governor in Nigeria | See the latest YNaija Effectiveness Ranking

We are back with the latest governors effectiveness ranking. This week, Willie Obiano, the Anambra state governor remains the best ...

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