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Etsako West Boss Turbaned Dania of Auchi

Among the activities that added colour to the just concluded Eid de Fitr celebration in Auchi Kingdom was the turbaning of  Prince Hassan Kadiri, the Chairman of Etsako west Local government area, Read More »

Stop playing politics with security, Oshiomhole tells Politicians

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has urged politicians to resist the temptation of playing politics with security matters in the interest of the nation. Speaking at the Oshiomhole a Security Management Read More »

Anwain Clan of Etsako West LGA

Anwain clan is one of the thirteen clans in Etsako. The clan is located South of  Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State and it is ward eight of the twelve Read More »

Alegeh emerges NBA President-elect

Mr. Augustine Alegeh (SAN) has been elected the President of the Nigerian Bar Association. Alegeh, polled 691 votes to defeat four other candidates in the election held on Tuesday. Mr. Oladele Adeshina, Read More »

Rain in Igarra kills four, sacks several homes

Torrential Rain in Igarra resulted in flooding which  Killed Four and  Sacked several homes. Traditional Ruler calls on relevant government agencies and good spirited individuals and organisations to assist the victims to Read More »


Edo immortalises Ogbemudia


Edo State government has immortalized the two-time Governor of the defunct Mid-West and Bendel States by unveiling a statue in his honour at the at the state-owned stadium in Benin City.

Describing him at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium today, Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State said: “this statue which we have come to unveil today, I believe captures the genuine feelings of Edo people, a small token of formal recognition of your unparalleled service to our people.

Rainstorm Disaster: Edo Assembly wants victims assisted

Edo assembly crisis: PDP lawmakers hold plenary in roofless chambers

Edo State House of Assembly has passed a resolution calling on relevant Federal and State government agencies as well as the Chairman of Ovia South West Local Government Council to provide relief materials for victims of the August 7, 2014 rainstorm disaster in Kekere, Gbaramatu and Siluko Communities in Ovia South-West local government area.

The House through the resolution also urged the Ovia South-West local government council to reconstruct the only primary school in Gbaramatu

Ughiole Community of Aviele Clan

ughiole aviele

Ughiole is one of the seven communities that makes up Aviele clan It is also the commercial nerve centre of the clan. Ughiole is more popularly known simply as Aviele. The town is located along Auchi – Benin road in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State.

Like other communities in Aviele clan, the people of ughiole are believed to have migrated from Benin City many years ago in the 15th century under the leadership of the OKPEA. Ughiole is believed to be the original home of the entire Aviele clan.

PDP ‘s boast of winning Edo is laughable – Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole on PDP

BENIN CITY— Ahead the 2015 national and state assembly elections in Edo State, Governor Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday, said it was laughable to hear Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, boast of winning the elections, noting that the people of the state have not forgotten so soon what he described as the 10 years misrule of PDP in the state.
The governor, who said that even though traditional rulers were meant to maintain their neutrality, “I do not think they should be neutral in appreciating progress in their respective domains because we have to compare the performance of PDP and All Progressives Congress, APC, in our different communities.”

Momoh commiserates with community over rainstorm


The member representing Etsako Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Mr. Momoh Abubakar, has commiserated with the people of Fugar in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State over the recent rainstorm, which destroyed houses and other properties worth millions of naira in the area.

The Fugar rainstorm, which occurred after a downpour, wreaked havoc on houses in a section of the community.

Oshiomhole did not charter private jet to US – Edo Government

Oshiomhole on private jet

The Edo State Government on Monday denied allegations by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, that Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State spent N18 million to charter a private jet to Miami, United States.

It said the PDP Chairman in the state, Chief Dan Orbih, exhibited talent for lies and contempt for facts for making what he termed “ludicrous claim.”

Orbih had at the weekend alleged that the state government spent over N400 million to attend Edo Convention in the U.S.

Oghieavianwu Seeks Support for Fugar Rainstorm Disaster Victims

rainstorm disaster


IRAOKHOR(ETSAKO CENTRAL): Edo state  government and relevant authorities have been entreated to provide urgent support to the recent rainstorm disaster victims at Fugar in Etsako Central local government area who are currently in severe pains and trauma having been rendered. homeless as a result of the incident .

The Oghieavianwu of Avianwu clan, HRH Alhaji Jackson Dauda Etokhana made the appeal.Sunday when he received the Majority Leader, Edo state

Prof. Waziri-Erameh Hails Oshiomhole

Professor waziri-erameh


A University don, Professor Joseph Waziri-Erameh has described as laughable, the decampent tendency of some persons in the state from the APC to the opposition , a step he said was taken out of ignorance and motivated by short memory.

Prof Waziri-Erameh who is canvasing for nomination to run under the umbrella of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the 2015  to represent

New AIG resumes duty in Benin


The new Assistant Inspector General (AIG), Zone 5, Mr. Musa Daura has formally resumed duty in Benin City, the zonal headquarters, with a pledge to engender men and officers in the zone to perform their duties diligently.

Daura in a chat with The Nigerian OBSERVER in Benin City yesterday also disclosed some security tips to be adopted by residents of the zone towards ensuring the security of lives and property. According to him, his primary assignment in the zone is to combat crime to a stand-still, saying that is what

Edo Inaugurats LOC for Quranic Recitation Competition

Quranic recitation


Preparations ahead the the National Quranic Recitation Competition scheduled to be hosted January 2015 by Edo state government took a major stride with the formal inauguration Sunday of a 35 man Local Organising Committee LOC at the palace of the Otaru of Auchi.

The LOC has the Otaru of Auchi, HRH Alhaji A.H. Momoh, Ikelebe 111 as chairman while all the muslim Traditional Rulers in the state including Etsako West council boss are members.