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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

ENTERTAINMENT

Here is the Culture Mercy Johnson & Her Hubby Portrayed With This Photo Shoot

Popular Nollywood Actress, Mercy Johnson is a celebrity that values fashion. She recently made a unique native display with her hubby, as they slayed in a traditional attire, which I will explain the culture that inspired their recent fashion sense, and how they perfect the native dressing.

  7 months ago ago
Here is the Culture Mercy Johnson & Her Hubby Portrayed With This Photo Shoot

POLITICS

Will Obaseki End Up as the Only Southern Governor That Won't Sign the Anti Open Grazing Bill?

For some months now, many governors in Southern Nigeria have been signing the anti-open grazing bill into law in their respective states. Despite, being also plundered by the marauding Fulani herdsmen, Edo state is yet to consider the bill to ban open grazing talkless of signing the bill into law.

  7 months ago ago
Will Obaseki End Up as the Only Southern Governor That Won't Sign the Anti Open Grazing Bill?

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Crisis Hit APC Ahead Of Saturday’s States Congress, Bakare Meets With Buhari

Crisis hit APC ahead of Saturday’s states congress in Edo A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and candidate for the APC Chairmanship position in Edo State, Chief Francis Inegbeneki on Thursday called on the Mai Mala Buni led leadership of the party to raise up to the occasion to intervene and stop the APC in Edo State from imminent political annihilation.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Crisis Hit APC Ahead Of Saturday’s States Congress, Bakare Meets With Buhari

HEALTH

Here Are 4 Medical Benefits Of Drinking Scent Leaf Juice

Scent leaf is widely used among Nigeria's tribes. It's called "Efirin" in Yoruba, "Ahuju" or "Nchanwu" in Igbo, "Ganyen Kamsh" or "Doddo Ya" in Hausa, Edo's "Aramogbo," Ibibio's "Ntonng," and "Ekeni" in some sections of Ijaw.

  7 months ago ago
Here Are 4 Medical Benefits Of Drinking Scent Leaf Juice

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet The Handsome Actor and Model Simi Featured as Her Love Interest In Her Music Video Joromi

Most people will still remember with nostalgia, the young handsome man, sensational and award winning singer Simisola Kosoko widely known as Simi, featured in one of her popular music video titled Joromi some couple of years ago precisely in 2018. He is nobody but Abubakar Joseph Momodu who's a Nollywood actor and also doubles as a brand influencer and model, Most people don't really know much about him then until he started featuring in some yoruba home videos, especially with his looks and body structure.

  7 months ago ago
Meet The Handsome Actor and Model Simi Featured as Her Love Interest In Her Music Video Joromi

HEALTH

8 Medical Reasons For Eating Water Leaf Soup

Waterleaf is one of Nigeria's most neglected and underestimated plants. Most people think of it as a year-round wildflower. This vegetable, on the other hand, is a West African annual herbaceous plant that may be found in the majority of Nigeria's states (mainly in the South).

  7 months ago ago
8 Medical Reasons For Eating Water Leaf Soup

SOCIETY

35-Year-Old Nursing Mother Caught Smuggling Drug To An Inmate Acted Impulsively

Many people make decisions without having to think critically. These decisions are sometimes live changing and if not well thought about, can cause severe damages to one's life. In a recent publication made by The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), a 35-year-old nursing mother was apprehended while on transit to smuggle drugs to an inmate in Edo state.

  7 months ago ago
35-Year-Old Nursing Mother Caught Smuggling Drug To An Inmate Acted Impulsively

POLITICS

Edo Politics: Looking Back at the Obaseki's Critical Days in APC and the Current State of Edo PDP

Governor Godwin Obaseki is a successful politician who has been elected, twice, to over see the affair of one of the most interesting states in Nigeria, Edo State. Photo: Godwin Obaseki, culled from the Nation However, the political crises that denied the second term reelection plan of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) and the political conflict that is, currently, hitting his new political party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), may raise questions about how much the number one citizen of Edo State can manage political crises?

  7 months ago ago
Edo Politics: Looking Back at the Obaseki's Critical Days in APC and the Current State of Edo PDP

POLITICS

Opinion: How The Crisis In Edo PDP May Affect The Party To Win Future Polls In The State.

The Crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, over sharing of Political Appointments between the loyalists of Governor of Edo State, Governor Obaseki and the old members of the Party, may affect the Party to win Future Polls in the State. It was reliably gathered that Governor Obaseki is facing challenges over the sharing of appointment equally, among the Members of the Party.

  7 months ago ago
Opinion: How The Crisis In Edo PDP May Affect The Party To Win Future Polls In The State.

SOCIETY

NDLEA intercepts 2,060kg Heroin, others at Lagos airport, Ondo, Edo, Kano

. Arrests another fake soldier with drugs; woman who attempted to smuggle skunk hidden in wraps of ‘akpu’ into Agency’s cell for suspect in custody Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted over 2,060 kilograms of assorted drugs including heroin, methamphetamine, cannabis, tramadol and rohypnol in operations at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos as well as Ondo, Edo, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau and some courier companies.

  7 months ago ago
NDLEA intercepts 2,060kg Heroin, others at Lagos airport, Ondo, Edo, Kano

POLITICS

PDP's Crisis Deepens as Party Reportedly Suspends Governor Obaseki's Loyalists

The Edo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has reportedly suspended 10 of its members for alleged anti-party activities. Vanguard reported that the suspension was announced on Monday evening, October 25, by the party's executives in Ward 2, Etsako West local government area of Edo state.

  6 months ago ago
PDP's Crisis Deepens as Party Reportedly Suspends Governor Obaseki's Loyalists

JUSTICE

Drug dealer, manager, 3 workers bag 75 years imprisonment

. NDLEA appeals against N700,000 option of fine for convicts, others A major drug dealer, Mike Omoarukhe, his manager and three other workers in his cannabis farms have been sentenced to 75 years imprisonment by a Federal High Court in Benin, the Edo state capital. The convicts were charged in July by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in a five count charge number FHC/B/107c/2021 bordering on possession of 183.5 kilograms of cannabis sativa, conspiracy to possess, cultivate and cultivation of 22 hectares of cannabis farms.

  7 months ago ago
Drug dealer, manager, 3 workers bag 75 years imprisonment

ECONOMY-FINANCE

OPINION: Why FG Should Provide Funds For Edo To Set Up Ranches After Obaseki Made The Proposal

The issue of open grazing has surfaced again, as the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has asked the federal government to provide funds for those in private business to set up ranches in the state, a demand he made during his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

  7 months ago ago
OPINION: Why FG Should Provide Funds For Edo To Set Up Ranches After Obaseki Made The Proposal

JUSTICE

Special Courts To Prosecute Gender-based Violence Offenders In Edo State

The menace of rape and similar crimes has become worrisome in the country. Edo state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, recently signed the Violence Against Persons Bill into law to demonstrate that the state is committed to addressing gender-based violence. The governor noted that Edo state has established the Sexual Assault Referral Centre and named in memory of Vivian Ogu, a girl whose life was abruptly taken some years ago by criminals in an attempt to rape her.

  7 months ago ago
Special Courts To Prosecute Gender-based Violence Offenders In Edo State

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

HEALTH

The Federal Government Makes Arrangement To Vaccinate Higher Institutions And Other Places

The Federal Government to Vaccinate Higher Institutions And Other Places. The federal government (FG) of Nigeria has announced that it will create a mass vaccination location in higher institutions of learning and religious centres. Mr. Faisal Shuaib, the Execute Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, disclosed this during a press briefing in Abuja.

  7 months ago ago
The Federal Government Makes Arrangement To Vaccinate Higher Institutions And Other Places

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.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

(Update): Obaseki Meets Buhari, Asks FG To Fund Edo Ranches

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has asked the Federal Government to provide funds for private business people to set up ranches in the state. He made the demand on Wednesday at the presidential villa, Abuja during his meets with the president. "Edo was yet to pass the anti-open grazing law as agreed an acted upon by many southern states because it wanted to be sure it could enforce the law," Obaseki.

  7 months ago ago
(Update): Obaseki Meets Buhari, Asks FG To Fund Edo Ranches