Tag: Benin City

Independent judiciary will promote vibrant democracy – Oshiomhole


Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo, on Monday, said the nation’s judiciary must be free from external interference in order to ensure a vibrant democracy. Oshiomhole stated this at the valedictory court session held in honor of Justice Roland Amaize, who

Benin: 2 armed robbery suspects nabbed by the police

Nemesis has caught up with two notorious armed robbery suspects, who have been terrorizing residents of Benin City. Police Affairs Correspondent, Osamudiamen Aghimien reports that the suspects were arrested after robbing a pharmacy store. Parading the suspects before newsmen at

Vandals destroy school property in Benin


A newly renovated block of classroom at a primary school situated at Oza Street, Off Igbesamwan Street in Benin City have been vandalized by some unknown persons. Best Orator reports that apart from the vandalized doors and windows, human faces

Edo fire service receives 79 distress calls — PRO

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The Edo Fire Service on Thursday said it received 79 distress calls on fire from members of the public in 2012.  The Public Relations Officer of the service, Mr Franklyn Agbonlahor, disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday in Benin.  He,

Motorists decry poor state of 3rd East Circular


Motorists and other road users plying Upper Sakponba Road by Third East Circular Road, Junction have decried the slow pace of work by the contracting firm handling the road. Third East Circular Road Junction by Ekiosa market in Benin City,

Boat mishap survivor: Dr. Jerry assures of adequate medical care

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The Chief Medical Director of Central Hospital, Benin City, Doctor Jerry Uwaifo has assured of adequate medical care to the survivor of the boat mishap that occurred in River Ethiope during the process of conveying officials, security agents and election

Edo: Erosion menace ravaging our area – Residents


A landlord, Mr. Moses Odigie has attributed the collapse of his house situated at number one Odigie close, off Saint Savior road, Benin City to the erosion menace ravaging the area. For residents and landlords of Odigie Close, Off Saint

Fake triplets adapt in their new home “orphanage”

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No doubt, the alleged fake triplets recently taken away from their mothers by Edo State government are gradually settling down in their new home with their new family at the orphanage in Benin City.  The fake triplets were in good

Stakeholders lament sanitary condition at abattoir


The poor sanitary condition at the state government-owned abattoir on Ikpoba Slope, Benin City has prompted stakeholders to call on relevant authorities to address the situation in view of its health implications. Pius Nsogho, who visited the abattoir, reports that

Edo: Upper Mission road gully needs urgent attention


Motorists and other road users plying the Upper Mission Road extension have expressed concern over the presence of a gully that is threatening to severe the road. Upper Mission Road extension serves as a by-pass from Mission Road to Aduwawa