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Breaking: Sunday Igboho Rushed to Hospital as Lawyer Reveals Life-Threatening Sickness

The embattled Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, has reportedly been diagnosed with a kidney or lung condition in Benin Republic. Yomi Aliyu, one of the agitator's lawyers, told BBC Yoruba about the agitator's deteriorating health, alleging that the rights activist caught the illness while imprisoned in the Benin Republic.

  7 months ago ago
Breaking: Sunday Igboho Rushed to Hospital as Lawyer Reveals Life-Threatening Sickness

SOCIETY

Story of Anini, The Notorious Armed Robber Who Terrorised The Old Bendel State With His Gang Members

The name Lawrence Anini might not ring a bell to the youngsters, but those who grew up in the 1980s, knew Lawrence Anini to be one of Nigeria's most notorious armed robber who reigned supreme in the old Bendel state, now Edo and Delta. According to reports, Lawrence Anini was born in a village about 20 miles from Benin City, the capital city of Edo state.

  7 months ago ago
Story of Anini, The Notorious Armed Robber Who Terrorised The Old Bendel State With His Gang Members

JUSTICE

(EXCLUSIVE): How 17 Yahoo Boys were sentenced within one day in four cities

The weight of the law has finally descended on 17 internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo Boys as they were on Monday handed various jail terms in four cities in the country by judges after they were found guilty of engaging in internet-related frauds. While eight of the internet fraudsters were handed various terms in Benin City, the Edo State capital, seven who were arrested in both Abeokuta, Ogun State and Ibadan, Oyo State, were sentenced by two courts.

  7 months ago ago
(EXCLUSIVE): How 17 Yahoo Boys were sentenced within one day in four cities

CULTURE

Eze Chima: A Tale Of The Benin Kingdom And The Supposed Origin Of The Niger-Delta And Onitsha.

According to history, it is unusual for a chief of the ancient Benin kingdom to have a male child and not give him a native name. Therefore, it is very clear that from the onset, there is no way Eze Chima would be of Benin ancestry, but a full blooded Igbo Chief with a history of Benin migration.

  7 months ago ago
Eze Chima: A Tale Of The Benin Kingdom And The Supposed Origin Of The Niger-Delta And Onitsha.

POLITICS

Ojukwu's Statement Which Affirmed The Continued Unity Of Nigeria (Video)

On May 30, 1967, Ojukwu declared the separation of the three states of the Eastern region under the name of the Republic of Biafra, which the federal nation inferred as an act of revolution. Conflict broke out in early July and within weeks it escalated into a full-scale civil war.

  7 months ago ago
Ojukwu's Statement Which Affirmed The Continued Unity Of Nigeria (Video)

RELIGION

Nigerian Pastors who were born into Muslim families

According to the 1999 Nigerian Constitution (as amended), citizens have the right to choose a place of worship. However, many Nigerians have reportedly switched from the religion of their births, to that of their choice. There are some Nigerian Pastors and General Overseers who were born into Muslim families but later switched religions.

  7 months ago ago
Nigerian Pastors who were born into Muslim families

CULTURE

The Influence Of Igbo People On Benin Arts.

The Igbo art is the oldest in all of West Africa, it predates the Ife and ancient Benin arts. Igboukwu art is the most famous of all Igbo arts, their art works dates as far back as 9th century, while the Benin art dates as far back as the 13th century.

  7 months ago ago
The Influence Of Igbo People On Benin Arts.

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Benin Republic Vote To Legalise Abortion, NYSC Extends 10 Corps Members’ Service

Benin Republic vote to legalise abortion Parliamentarians in Benin have voted to legalise abortion in the West African country, where it was already authorised under restricted conditions. Under the new law passed late on Wednesday women can terminate a pregnancy within the first three months if it is likely to “aggravate or cause material, educational, professional or moral distress, incompatible with the woman or the unborn child’s interest”.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Benin Republic Vote To Legalise Abortion, NYSC Extends 10 Corps Members’ Service

ENTERTAINMENT

3 Nigerian stand-up comedians turned movie stars and their beautiful wives

The comedy industry is one of the most entertaining industries in Nigerian which has discovered some of the best stand-up comedians in the world. Many of these stand-up comedians have attained success in the highest order in comedy and have moved on to greater things. Some have ventured into the Nollywood industry and are making remarkable impact.

  7 months ago ago
3 Nigerian stand-up comedians turned movie stars and their beautiful wives

SOCIETY

Lessons To Learn As A Security Guard Was Arrested For Working With Kidnappers

A Man identified as Best Abarawe was arrested by the police for conspiring with other kidnappers, to kidnap the employees and employers in the firm where he works as a security guard. This incident took place in Benin city, Edo State, Nigeria. Best was arrested with 2 other kidnappers, the others can be identified as Akpadulaha Yamoh and Jacob Goto.

  7 months ago ago
Lessons To Learn As A Security Guard Was Arrested For Working With Kidnappers

SPORTS

Exclusive: Insurance Quietly Incubating Ahead Of New NNL Season-Ihimekpen

Bendel Insurance are quietly incubating ahead of the 2021-2022 Nigeria National League season, says the club's legend and Secretary, Charles Ihimekpen. The former captain of the Benin Arsenal said this while reflecting on their recent failure to secure a promotion ticket to Nigeria Professional Football League during the NNL Super 8 at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu.

  7 months ago ago
Exclusive: Insurance Quietly Incubating Ahead Of New NNL Season-Ihimekpen

JUSTICE

What Sunday Igboho's Lawyer Needs To Let Us Know Before His Client Is Released On Health Grounds

Sunday Adeyemo Igboho has been detained in the Benin Republic prison for over a month on some criminal charges.The activist who spearheaded the actualization of the Yoruba Nation left the country for Benin Republic after his Ibadan house was raided by the Department of Security Service, DSS, and was arrested at the Cotonou airport when trying to make his way to Germany.

  7 months ago ago
What Sunday Igboho's Lawyer Needs To Let Us Know Before His Client Is Released On Health Grounds

JUSTICE

'Igboho Was Injured During DSS Raid, Needs Medical Attention' - Lawyer Tells Benin Republic

Yomi Aliyu, Lawyer to Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho has told the Benin Republic government that his client requires urgent medical attention overseas for an ailment that started when operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) invaded his residence in Ibadan on July 1, 2021.

  7 months ago ago
'Igboho Was Injured During DSS Raid, Needs Medical Attention' - Lawyer Tells Benin Republic

SOCIETY

Why Benin government should allow the transfer of Sunday Igboho to Europe for better treatment.

Popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho who is currently in detention at Benin Republic is reportedly in a critical health condition and this has been generating lots of mixed reactions from his followers and many Nigerians. The Yoruba activist has been in detention since July, 2021 after he was arrested at Cotonou airport while trying to flee to Germany.

  7 months ago ago
Why Benin government should allow the transfer of Sunday Igboho to Europe for better treatment.

POLITICS

Crisis hit APC ahead of Saturday’s states congress in Edo

Chief Francis Inegbeneki, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a contender for the party's chairmanship in Edo State, called on the party's Mai Mala Buni-led leadership to rise to the occasion and intervene to save the APC in Edo State from political extinction on Thursday.

  7 months ago ago
Crisis hit APC ahead of Saturday’s states congress in Edo

SOCIETY

Today's Headline: Republic Of Benin Legalise Abortion; JAMB Registrar Seek Transparency In Examination

Photos Credit: Google Republic of Benin legalises abortion The Republic of Benin has voted to legalise abortion in the West African country, after a heated debate in parliament. Photos Credit: People Gazette “In Benin, nearly 200 women die each year as the result of abortion complications,” Health minister Benjamin Hounkpatin said in a statement on Thursday, “This measure will be a relief for many women who face undesired pregnancies, and are forced to put their lives in danger with botched abortions.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headline: Republic Of Benin Legalise Abortion; JAMB Registrar Seek Transparency In Examination

ENTERTAINMENT

Angel's Fan From Benin Gifted Her A Photo Frame

A fan of the former Big Brother Naija Season 6 housemate, Angel, from Benin gifted her a photo frame. The moment the fan gave her the photo frame recently surfaced on social media. In the video, Angel was putting on a Black cloth and her hair was plaited.

  7 months ago ago
Angel's Fan From Benin Gifted Her A Photo Frame

SOCIETY

Sunday Igboho Hospitalized In Benin Republic - Lawyer

Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday lgboho, has been reportedly rushed to a hospital in Benin Republic as he is critically ill. One of his counsel, Yomi Aliyu, noted that the activist diagnosed with likely kidney or lungs infection. Aliyu revealed this to BBC News on Wednesday.

  7 months ago ago
Sunday Igboho Hospitalized In Benin Republic - Lawyer

POLITICS

Crisis hit APC ahead of Saturday’s states congress in Edo

Chief Francis Inegbeneki, Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and candidate for the APC Chairmanship position in Edo State has disclosed that, another crisis is brewing in the state following plans to impose a state executives in the forthcoming Edo APC State Congress. According to him, the party had adopted consensus arrangement and he is however, still in the race for the party’s state chairmanship position come Saturday.

  7 months ago ago
Crisis hit APC ahead of Saturday’s states congress in Edo

POLITICS

Crisis hit APC Ahead Of Saturday's States Congress In Edo.

A tribal leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and candidate for the APC Chairmanship position in Edo State, Chief Francis Inegbeneki on Thursday approached the Mai Mala Buni drove initiative of the party to raise up to the event to intercede and stop the APC in Edo State from inescapable political annihilation

  7 months ago ago
Crisis hit APC Ahead Of Saturday's States Congress In Edo.