Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state, who has always been a strong supporter of the annual IAAF certified 10km Okpekpe race participated in this year edition which took place a day after his Read More »
His Royal Highnes, King Imoudu was the second Otaru of Auchi Kingdom. He ruled the Kingdom of Auchi for fourteen years: 1861 to 1875.
Imoudu was the half-brother of Ikelebe, (the first Otaru of Auchi). They had the same mother but different fathers. They were both born of Otse marriage. Their mother been the daughter of Otsudu, the eldest son of Utsogun.
BENIN CITY – As part of efforts to recognize hardwork and contributions to the country, Edo State Government have sworn-in the Rector, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Dr. (Mrs.) Philipa Omame Idogho as Justice of Peace (JP) in the State.
The Rector who would have been sworn-in last week alongside other recipients of the prestigious award was granted leave by the Chief Judge of Edo State, Justice Cromwell Idahosa to attend to her official engagement in Abuja.
FUGAR – Etsako Central Local Government of Edo State has put machinery in motion to reposition the council towards the governorship election in the state slated for the second quarter of 2016.
As part of its efforts to restrategise ahead of the election and other elections in the state, the leadership of the local government last week enlarged the Elders’ Forum with the inauguration of a 14-man committee whose membership cuts across the 10 wards in the council.
THE family members and community leaders of two nursing mothers, Mrs. Sandra Imhaku and Mrs. Aishitu Saliu from Fugar, Etsako Central local council area of Edo state, who were shot dead by a policeman in June during a burial ceremony in their community, have called on the police to go beyond dismissing the officer involved by prosecuting him and compensating the children and fathers left behind by the two slain women.
The police had Tuesday said the affected policeman, Corporal Ali Christopher with Force Number 444040 has been dismissed having been found culpable of the killings.
Itsukwi is one of the North Ibie villages in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria. Itsukwi is located on latitude of 7.167765, longitude of 6.47695 and an average elevation of 252 m (830 ft).
The people of Itsukwi speaks the “Ibie language”, a homogeneous language generally spoken by the “Ibie” people. They are mostly subsistence farmers. However, some of them are engaged in hunting games and fishing.
ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja felicitated with National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun on his 76th birthday.
In a message, Buhari said that he joined Odigie-Oyegun’s family, his friends and political associates across the country in celebrating his ‘’very remarkable life of service to his people and country’’.
BENIN CITY – Secretary to Edo State Government, Prof. Julius Ihonvbere, has charged youths in the country to be diligent, believe in themselves and expand their minds in order to engage the challenges of life positively.
Prof. Ihonvbere was speaking yesterday in Benin City, at the 2015 International National Youth Council of Nigeria, Edo State Chapter, (NYCN) with the there “Youth Civic Engagement”.
BENIN CITY – The Executive Chairman, the Edo State Internal Revenue Services,(EIRS) Chief Sir Oseni Elamah has emphasized the important role of Scout Association of Nigeria (SAN) in Tax administration.
He made this known when he played host to the association members who were on excursion visit to the agency in Benin City.
Chief Elamah stressed the need for partnership between the EIRS and SAN using the body as a pointer to reaching members, parents/relations on the need to adhere to tax payment.
Benin City – The trigger-happy police corporal who accidentally gunned down two nursing mothers at a funeral in Fugar town, the administrative headquarters of Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State last June, has been dismissed from the Nigeria Police Force.
Corporal Ali Christopher with Force No. 444040 was attached to the area Commander’s office, Auchi, the administrative headquarters of Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State when the unfortunate incident occurred on Saturday, June 27, 2015.
Anegbette is a native community of South Uneme in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo, Nigeria. It is among the villages that makes up Ward 9 in Etsako Central Local Government with a zip code of 312111. Anegbette is located along Ugbekpe – Oghomerhe – Udaba road which is off Auchi – Ekperi – Agenebode road. The town is on Latitude 6.95888 and Longitude 6.5087.
The people of Anegbette are believed to be the descendants of Ava, Uneme’s first son. He was reportedly born during thunder and