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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 »

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 »

 

Blackout Persist in Auchi as BEDC Withdraws Services

BEDC Blackout in Auchi

Auchi Kingdom and many other neighboring Etsako communities have remained in darkness for over a month following the withdrawal of staffs by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC from their Auchi zonal office.

The withdrawal of staff by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company from their Auchi office followed a protest  that was led by youths in the community to the zonal office of BEDC located along Jattu road, Auchi.

World Leaders’ Security Summit in Abuja: An Imperative and the Urgency of Security Awareness

By John Uwaya

The above security summit is holding in Abuja, Nigeria following the maiden edition which held two years ago to discuss and proffer solutions to the Boko Haram terrorist threat. And that time, it was not only at her instance, France was the host. Obviously, her interests in the West African sub-region are at stake but globalization and radical changes in global politics now make security threats in any part of the world, a global concern. That became the case ever since the ‘Iron Curtain’ tumbled down, literally breaking physical as well as artificial barriers to free trade and movement of nationals of the world but with criminals latching on the new-found freedoms of movement to step up their own activities across international borders. Also, the profound integration of the world by technology into a global village, is emboldening the criminally minded to replicate crimes in other lands in their own environments.

Fulani Herdsmen: Afemai Rulers Want FG to Deploy Military Operatives

fulani herdsmen

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 traditional rulers said the call had become necessary as the Nigerian Police possessed inferior weapons to tackle the Fulani herdsmen which according to them, resulted in the unchallenged attacks by the Fulani herdsmen in the area.

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

protest

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