Edo Youths, Police Clash: Policemen alleged to have caused cab driver’s death testify before Panel

Two Policemen involved in the incident at Upper Igun area of Benin City that led to the alleged killing of a cab driver, David Okoniba, have appeared before the Justice Joseph Olubor-led Administrative Panel of Inquiry to give testimony of their involvement in the fracas which led to a clash between the Police and some…

Three Children Tortured for Witchcraft in Cross River State

A local non-governmental organization, the Basic Rights Counsel Initiative (BRCI), in Calabar has just released horrific images of three children who were tortured for witchcraft in Cross River State in Southern Nigeria. Grace 3, Lillian 5, and Juliet 13 narrowly escaped death after their accusers tried to extract confessions from them. According to local sources,…

Lent: Obaseki Enjoins Catholics, Christian Communities On Spiritual Rebirtha

BENIN CITY- Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has enjoined Catholics and other Christian faithful to be steadfast and pray for the progress of the state and Nigeria, as they commence the 40-day Lenten season. In a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, Obaseki said,…

LG Polls: Edo APC To Commence Campaigns, As Obaseki Assures Peaceful Polls

BENIN CITY- Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed plans of the Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to commence campaigns for the forthcoming Local Government polls. Obaseki disclosed this in a chat with journalists after meeting with the party’s state working committee and the candidates in the forthcoming local council…

Senate Gives Mdas 1 Week To Submit Details Of Budget Proposals

ABUJA- The Senate on Wednesday issued a one-week ultimatum to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to submit details of their 2018 budget proposals for consideration. Coming under a Point of Order, the Senate Leader, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, said that details of budgets must be presented to the Senate for consideration alongside the one presented by…