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PDP gave us N6 million to support Ize-Iyamu – Edo monarch

A major traditional ruler in Edo state has revealed how Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming election in the state, as well as Chief Read More »

Obaseki is Edo APC Governorship Candidate

Godwin Obaseki, the incumbent chairman of the Edo state economy and strategy team under Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s administration have emerged as the All Progressives Congress, APC Governorship Candidate after the primary election of Read More »

Fulani Herdsmen: Afemai Rulers Want FG to Deploy Military Operatives

Afemai traditional rulers have raised alarm over incessant attacks by Fulani herdsmen in the area, urging the Federal Government to act urgently and decisively by deploying soldiers as backup to prone areas. The Read More »

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 »


HRH King Momoh Idaevbo, Sixth Otaru of Auchi (1919 – 1944)

King Momoh I, the sixth Otaru of Auchi Kingdom was a leader with boundless wisdom and endowed with the bravery of a Lion. A dynamic leader blessed with a cosmopolitan outlook and a friendly, helping nature which welcomed new ideas and initiatives. A revolutionary leader loved by the British and his people and their neighbours. A leader who initiated reforms in Auchi Kingdom years before he even became the Otaru of Auchi.

He ascended Auchi throne bounding with enormous experience and energy. He reigned from 1919 -1944. His reign was peaceful and momentous in terms of the enormous powers he wielded in Etsakoland. He

Ukhomunyio have no Problem with Other Parts of Okpella – Aliu

chairman of Ukhomunyio council of village Heads

The Ukhomunyio people are the descendants of Okhawegbe and a section of the Oteku Sub clan of Okpella. The other part of Oteku being Iddo.

For over a year now, the people of Ukhomunyio have left the palace of the Traditional Ruler of Okpella. Due to perceive marginalization of their people, they are seeking an autonomous clan entity to be known as Okpella North which they intend to pursue within the Orbit of law and they hope to pursue it to a logical conclusion.

In a recent interview with Nigerian Observer Reporter Isabemoeh James Roy, published on Wednessday

Ikpeshi Community of Akoko-Edo


Ikepshi is a nature endowed village in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State. The village is located along AuchiIbillo road at Latitude 7.33784 and Longitude 6.1397. Ikpeshi is among the communities that makes up ward 8 in Akoko-Edo L.G.A and the postal/zip code is 312123.

The village is made up of three main quarters and six kindred.Below are the quarters and kindreds of Ikpeshi:

Iyerekhu Community of Edo State


Iyerekhu is one of the five main villages of South Ibie Clan in Etsako West Local Government area of Edo State, Nigeria. The village which is today the second single largest village in South Ibie is said to have been founded in about 1621 A.D by a great hunter whose name was given as Erekhu. He is said to be one of Aitse’s four sons.

History of Iyerekhu

Due to water scarcity at Atekha/Ibienafe, Erekhu continued to seek for a more comfortable site to settle

We’re proud of your achievements, Sultan tells Oshiomhole

We’re proud of your achievements, Sultan tells Oshiomhole

BENIN CITY – The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has commended Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State for his visible infrastructural development in the State.

Speaking during a visit to the Governor in Benin City, Friday, the Sultan who is also President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs said the changes he saw can only come from someone committed to changing the lives of people.
The Sultan who led members of the Supreme Council including the Otaru of Auchi, Alhaji Aliru Momoh, Ikelebe III on the visit said: “we have seen tremendous changes from the Edo we used to know or the Benin City we used to know when we were young officers of the Nigerian Army, especially the famous Lagos road.

INEC clears Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, 17 others for Edo guber poll

INEC clears Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, 17 others for Edo guber poll

Abuja – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it had cleared Mr Godwin Obaseki of All Progressives Congress (APC) and 18 others as candidates in the Sept. 10 governorship election in Edo.

Also cleared, according to the commission, are Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Amos Areloegbe, Labour Party and Oronsaye Richard, Mega Progressive Peoples Party (MPPP).

Oshiomole disagrees with colleagues on minimum wage

Oshiomole disagrees with colleagues on minimum wage

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomole has said that he increased workers minimum salaries in the state to prove to his colleagues that it can be done easily.

The governor said this while speaking with State House correspondents shortly after meeting the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Oshiomole had announced the increment of minimum wage from N18,000 to N25, 000 for employees in the state public service at the grand finale of the 2016 workers day.

Edo ethnic nationalities drum up support for Obaseki

Edo ethnic nationalities drum up support for Obaseki

The Coalition of Ethnic Nationalities (COAEN)in Edo State, which is made up the Igbo, the Yoruba, the Hausa, the Ibira, the Urhobo, the Itsekiri, the Efik and other tribes, has backed the candidature of Mr. Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying he is more prepared for the challenges of governance.

Its Executive Director, Mr. Clement Shola, said the choice of Obaseki and his running mate, Hon. Philip Shaibu, was the best for the state at the moment, given the precarious state of the economy.

Arson: Akoko-Edo Community gets N10m & Relief Materials

akoko edo community gets N10m cash relief

Edo State Government has presented N10m cash and other relief materials worth millions of naira to the people of Bekuma in Akoko Edo Local Government area, who were affected in an attack on them by some youths from a neighbouring community on 30th March, 2016.

Presenting the N10m cash and 150 bundles of roofing sheets to the Oba of Bekuma, Oba Moses Alabi at

Edo Govt. not Responsible for LG wages-Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole says Edo state Government not responsible for local government wages

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the state government is not responsible for the failure of Local Government authorities to pay their workers, explaining that he meets the monthly wage obligation to the state workers.

He explained that the Local Government workers must be paid by