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Pregnant woman, 2 others crushed, driver/conductor set ablaze

A ghastly auto accident has claimed the lives of three persons, including a pregnant woman in Osholo village, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State. They were crushed to death at Read More »

Auchi Allied Association Felicitate with Dr. Lecky

Members of Auchi Allied Association, AAA Abuja branch, on behalf of AAA worldwide paid a courtesy visit to Dr. Mustapha Lecky, the Galadima of Auchi Kingdom, who was recently appionted and inaugurated as Read More »

Top 10 Countries With the Highest Salaries

Have you ever wondered which country pays its workers the highest salary? Well, you do not have to wonder any more as Top men’s magazine have already done a detailed analysis of Read More »

Meet Buhari’s new security chiefs

Meet the new security chiefs appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari: ABAYOMI GABRIEL OLONISHAKIN (DEFENCE) The new chief of defence staff, a major general from Ekiti state, was until his appointment the head Read More »

Etsako West: New Chairman Sworn-in & Suspended

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has sworn in Mr. Alhassan Mohammed as Chairman, Etsako West Local Government Area and immediately suspended him for two months. The new Chairman was sworn-in, following Read More »

 

Dangote Flags Off $1 Billion Cement Factory in Okpella

dangote cement factory

The Dangote Group, Sunday started constructing a $1 billion cement factory in Okpella, Edo State, to expand its cement production in Nigeria.

The six million metric tonnes per annum (mmtpa) Okpella plant and the upcoming six mmtpa plant in Itori, Ogun State, will increase the company’s local production capacity to 41 mmtpa annually.

Pregnant woman, 2 others crushed, driver/conductor set ablaze

pregnant woman crushed

A ghastly auto accident has claimed the lives of three persons, including a pregnant woman in Osholo village, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State.

They were crushed to death at a burial ceremony by a tipper lorry at Osholo village in Etsako East local government area of the state.
Also, the driver of the tipper lorry and his conductor were said to

100 Prominent Afemai Families

prominent afemai families

The good people of Afemai are, among other things, very hard-working and productive. There is no doubt that these hardworking people of Afemai have contributed in no small way to development of not only Edo State but to Nigeria in general. In an article published on City People Magazine, City People Deputy Governor, SUNNY OJEIDUMA wrote about 100 prominent Afemai families of Edo State. Below  is his list (in no particular order) of 100 prominent Afemai families:

Ekpedo/Bekuma Crises: Council Boss, Others Sue for Peace

ekpedo/ bekuma clash

The Executive Chairman of Akoko Edo Local Government Area Hon. Akerejola Folorunsho Joseph, the Political leader of Akoko Edo RT. Hon. Peter Ohiozojie Akpatason mni, and Hon. Emmanuel Omoladun Agbaje aka Emilo paid an unscheduled visit to the communities engrossed in skirmishes arising from the killing of one Ekpedo’s son over mango and the spiral reaction of the Ekpedo community leading to setting ablaze of some houses in Bekuma including the palace of the King of Bekuma. 

Two Killed in Akoko-Edo Communal Clash

two killed in communal clash

Two persons have been killed and 40 houses burnt in a communal clash between two communities in Akoko-Edo local government.

The two communities, Uneme-Ekpedo and Bekuma-Okpameri, had the fracas on Wednesday after some members quarreled over mango.

Late Major General Agbazika Innih

Major General Agbazika Innih

Late Major General Agbazika Innih (25 September 1938 – 15 August 2002) was a very distinguished son of Afemailand. The Agenebode, Etsako East Local Government Area born retired Nigerian Army General and Statesman, had a brilliant and distinguished career in public service. He was the Military Governor of Bendel and Kwara State

George Agbazika Innih was born on September 25, 1938 at

Okpella Community Protest Acquisition of Mining Site

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Hundreds of youths in Oteku clan in including community leaders and market women in Etsako East local government area of Edo state yesterday staged a protest against what they described as the fraudulent and illegal acquisition of Obu limestone deposit by Dangote Industries Limited.

The angry protesters also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to

Edo World Bank Loan: Obaseki Blast PDP

Obaseki on Edo World Bank Loan

The chairman of the state economic team and front-line governorship aspirant in Edo State Mr. Godwin Obaseki has fired back at the Chairman of the people’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State Chief Dan Orbih over his accusation of the Edo state governor comrade Adams Oshiomhole of planning to sell the $75m World Bank Loan at the black market rate.

Obaseki in a swift reaction said the claimed by the PDP chairman is a

Edo Guber: Group Rally Support for Obaseki

obaseki

Ahead of the 2016 governorship election in Edo State, the Edo Core Group Abuja Chapter comprises of all ethnic nationalities and political class in Edo, has thrown their full support behind Mr. Godwin Obaseki to take over the mantle of leadership from the performing Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.

The Abuja chapter of the group which held their meeting at Hilton yesterday also used the occasion to appeal to the leadership of the

HRH Ikharo, Fifth Otaru of Auchi (1905 – 1919)

ikharo

The candidature of Ikharo to the Otaruship of Auchi was widely supported and he had no opposition. He was the most senior surviving son of Ikelebe and he was thus aged when he ascended the throne around 1905. The administrative and judicial headquarters of Afemai area was at Idah. It was later moved to Ubiaja. Owing to Chief Ikharo’s age,