Edo Joint Security Taskforce continues strict enforcement of curfew, releases helplines for rapid response

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Joint Security Taskforce has continued strict enforcement of the state-wide 10pm to 6am curfew imposed by the government to check the activities of hoodlums and criminals following the hijack of the #EndSARS protests in the state. The Taskforce, including the Army, Police and other sister security agencies, at the…

Govt to conduct physical verification, headcount for Edo South PUWOV personnel

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Government will conduct physical verification and headcount for volunteers under the Edo State Public Works Volunteers (PUWOV) scheme in Edo South Senatorial District from Wednesday, November 25th to Friday, November 27th, 2020. In a statement, Coordinator, PUWOV Scheme, Mukhtar Yusuf-Osagie, said the exercise was compulsory and those who fail…

Just In : Wike imposes total curfew on Rivers council

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has imposed a 24-hour curfew for two weeks around the Okoro-Nu-Odu flyover in Rumuokoro, Obio-Akpor Local Government Area following upsurge of cult violence. The Governor also warned that government would deal appropriately with anyone disturbing the peace and security of the state Wike, in a statewide broadcast, explained the decision to…

FG Appoints David Ugolor Into Presidential Committee on Asset Disposal

ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the Executive Director of Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, Rev. David Ugolor into the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the disposal of all assets forfeited to the federal government. The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami (SAN) while…

Edo Joint Security Taskforce raid Upper Sakponba, comb riverine communities, arrest suspected kidnappers

The Edo State Joint Security Taskforce at the weekend raided the Upper Sakponba area of Benin City and combed riverine communities, leading to the arrest of suspected kidnappers terrorising the state. The suspected kidnappers, comprising seven males, were arrested around Ogbemudia oil palm plantation on Saturday, barely 24 hours after the taskforce kicked into action….