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The Sepulchre Called Edo State

MINISTRY of environment and ‘lackadaisicallity’ in focus. THE dictionary definition of a sepulchre is a small room or monument, cut in rock or built of stone, in which a dead person is laid or buried. A lot of us first…

Governor Obaseki Sacks Commissioner

THE Edo State Government has announced the sacking of the Commissioner for Roads and Bridges, Engr. Newton Okojie. In a statement on Monday, the Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Mr. Chris Osa Nehikhare, said the development became imperative following Okojie’s…

PDP crisis: Edo Chapter Rejects Campaign Council List, By Friday Olokor

THE crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party worsened on Tuesday with the Edo State chapter of the party rejecting the campaign council list in the state. The Edo State chapter of the PDP said it was rejecting the list because…

Uzamere: Edo Working To Drive Inclusion Of Women In Mining, Halt Marginalization

THE Edo State Commissioner for Mining and Energy, Hon. Ethan Uzamere has disclosed that Edo State Government is working to halt the marginalization of women in the extractive industry particularly mining activities in the State inorder to increase women participation…

Ulegun Land Tussle: Benin Court Remands Frank Irabor, BTC Secretary, Others

ARISING from the protest by Ulegun Community that followed the demolition of about 80 buildings recently, the Edo State Police Command, earlier today, September 1, 2022, arrested and docked the Secretary of Benin Traditional Council, Mr. Frank Irabor, and other…

Illegal Demolition: Edo Government Intervenes As Police CP Releases Enogie, Ohen Of Ulegun Community

THE Edo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro has ordered the release of the Village Head (Enogie) of Ulegun Community in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, Sunday Eghosasere Omoregie, and the community’s Chief Priest (Ohen), Philip Uwuoroya,…

32 Kidnapped Young Footballers, One Other Rescued In Edo

33 kidnapped people, mostly football players from Itugbe Kings Football Club in Warri, Delta State, have been freed in Edo State. The victims were abducted by gunmen suspected of being kidnappers while travelling from Agbor to Warri, it was learned….

Land Grabbing Crisis: Saturday Osayande And His Gang Allegedly Killed Victor Onaghise In Edo

UNREGULATED land dispute in Edo State has claimed yet another life and leaving several others wounded in the incessant land crises plaguing Edo South Senatorial District. Reports reaching Trojan.com.ng revealed that one Mr Saturday Osayande of Uzalla and Evboikhuenbor Communities…

Notorious GunRunner, Clement Goubadia Alias “Babuze” Who Killed Frank Efeiri With AK47 Rifle In Police Presence Arrested In Edo

EDO State Commissioner of police Mr Abutu Yaro has confirmed the arrest of Clement Goubadia alias Babuze who killed one Mr Frank Efeiri two months ago to Trojan.com.ng reporter in Benin City. Police intelligent team headed by SP Godspower Osagie…

Of Reward For Party Loyalty And Washington Osifo’s Puerile Vituperations, By Pius Onaghise, JP

I laboriously viewed Washington Osifo’s interview on an online TV production anchored by John Mayaki and felt nothing but pity for the young man. Seeing and listening to him, it was apparent that he lacked proper training in a well…