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Intense criticisms compel Oshiomhole to withdraw Oba’s Appointment

Following intense criticisms by the people of Benin Kingdom on the propriety of issuing a statement on the approval of Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa as Oba of Benin when the rites of passage of His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa are still on, the Edo State Government has quickly withdrawn the approval letter , saying it was …

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Late Itohan: 15-yr-old murder suspect escapes from Edo custody

A murder suspect, identified as Gift Edosomwan, who was arrested for allegedly killing a mother and her three-year-old daughter, has reportedly escaped from a juvenile welfare home, where he was being detained in Benin, the Edo State capital. It was learnt that Edosomwan escaped last Saturday morning from the welfare home at Upper Sakponba. The 15-year-old suspect and others at …

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New Edo Speaker Sworn in

The new speaker of Edo state House of Assembly and member, representing Uhunmwode constituency Mrs. Elizabeth Ativie, has been sworn in. She was sworn in on Monday by the Clerk of the House, Mr. Lawson Ugiagbe in the presence of other members of the Assembly, including the former Speaker, Mr. Victor Edoror. Meanwhile, in an interview with journalists, the impeached …

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Police takes over Edo Assembly

 The Police on Monday cordoned off the premises of Edo House of Assembly (EDHA) to avert possible breakdown of law and order. More than 10 Hilux patrol vans and an Armoured Personnel Carrier were strategically positioned within and around the state assembly complex. There were also regular and mobile police operatives positioned at the three entrances to the assembly to …

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