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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 »


13 Firms Jostle for Auchi Erosion Contract

Ravaging Gully Erosion in Auchi

No fewer than thirteen construction firms are now jostling to secure the contract for the construction of Oshiobugie flood and erosion control located at Auchi in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State.

Reports had it that the construction works is for the reclamation, channelling and remedial works on the erosion site.

The flood and erosion construction is a World Bank project in collaboration with the Edo State NEW-MAP project management unit.

Pascal Ugbomhe: Oshiomhole’s time is fading away


One of Peoples Democratic Party Edo North Senatorial ticket hopeful, Pascal Ugbomhe has claimed that Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s  time is gradually fading away and coming to an end.

He made this claim in an interview he had with Vanguard Newspaper recently.

Responding to a question about the chances of the PDP wining elections in Edo North Senatorial zone considering the fact Governor Adams Oshiomhole hails from there, Pascal Ugbomhe responded thus:

Auchi Poly Creates Awareness On Ebola Virus

The management of Auchi Polytechnic has drawn the attention of staff and students of the institution over the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country.

In a circular letter issued by the office of information and Public Relations office, the Registrar, Dr. (Mrs.) M.I. Aashikpelokhai advised staff and students to note the key points of the EVD which are transmitted to humans from infected bats and monkeys.

Igbei community protests govt’s takeover of land

igbe protest

The people of Igbei Community in Auchi, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State, recently took to the streets to protest alleged state government takeover of their land despite court order.

The placard bearing protesters, chanting songs that captured their grievances, marched through major streets in the community.

Spokesperson for the protesters, who is also the community chairman, Mr. Amin Abdulai, lamented that the state government, in flagrant disobedience to the court order restraining it, was still laying claim to the said land.

Gov cautions communities in Edo against litigation

Adams Oshiomole


IRAOKHOR (ETSAKO CENTRAL): Communities in Edo state have been urged to be cautious about taking traditional matters to court as such step would not engender peace and harmony amongst the people.

State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole  gave the advice weekend while formally presenting the staff of office to the new Oghieavianwu of Avianwu clan, HRH Alhaji Jackson Dauda Etokhana,  shortly after his coronation.

First Nigerian Ebola patient discharged


Good news has emerged from the quarantine unit of the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, Lagos as the first Nigerian Ebola patient has been discharged from the hospital.

Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu broke the news yesterday, accompanied by Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, and others on the Joint Federal/State EVD response team, to give an update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Nigeria.

Egusi Soup Recipe

Egusi or melon for Egusi soup

Egusi soup is a very delicious Nigerian soup which is eaten across Afemai land and beyound. It is arguably one of the most popular Nigerian soup. Egusi soup is made with grounded melon seeds and enriched with assorted meat, fish and spices.
The soup is also very popular in other parts of west Africa and the cooking methods differs from place to place.

The cooking methods are simply a matter of preference. Below are common variations for cooking Egusi Soup:

Igue Clan of Owan East


Igue Clan is one of the eight clans of Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State. The Igue Clan is made up of two sister communities:

  1. Igue-Oke, and
  2. Igue-Sale.

The Igue clan is located on Latitude: 7.00691 and Longitude: 6.00522 and their postal code is 313106. The clan can be accessed through Otuo Igarra highway and their close neighbors include: Otuo, Igarra, Sasaro,  Ihievbe, and Ikpeshi.

Oseni Elamah Bags IPFC Fellowship

Chief Sir Oseni Elamah

The Executive Chairman of Edo State Internal Revenue Service, Chief Sir Oseni Elamah was among other distinguished personalities conferred with the prestigious excellence award of fellow of the Institute of Professional Financial Consultants of Nigeria (IPFC) during the official launch/award ceremony of the institute weekend.

More Facts on Ebola Virus Disease

Ebola Virus Disease

That Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is now in Nigeria is no more news. Yesterday death of Mr. Jatto Asihu Abdulqudir, a Protocol Officer of ECOWAS, brings to three the number of death due to the Ebola Virus Disease in Nigeria.

So far, there has been a lot of misinformation about the dreaded Ebola virus disease, so much so that people have been advised to bath with and drink hot salt-water solution. It is to this end that AfemaiPeople have decided to throw more light on the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

Please find below the US State Department’s communiqué on the Ebola Virus Disease.