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#EndSARS: Obaseki Condemns Attack On Benin Protesters, Urges Police To Find Culprits

The violent attack carried out by unidentified thugs on #ENDSARS protesters in Benin on Friday has been condemned by state governor Godwin Obaseki. A statement by Crusoe Osagie, media aide to the governor and made available to newsmen said the Obaseki ordered for a thorough investigation to bring the culprits to justice. “I have just learnt that hoodlums…

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#EndSARS: One Reportedly Dead, Others Injured As Thugs Attack Protesters In Benin

The ongoing protest against police brutality and extra-judicial killings on Friday turned violent in Edo State as unidentified armed hoodlums attacked peaceful protesters, leaving many injured and one reportedly dead. The disruption ensued after the protesters gathered at the King’s axis of Benin City, the Edo State capital, multiple eye-witnesses shared on Twitter. Also in several…

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Obaseki Receives Certificate Of Return From INEC As Edo’s Re-elected Governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission has presented a certificate of return to Governor Godwin Obaseki, winner of the just concluded Edo State governorship election and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu. The National Commissioner, INEC in charge of Edo, Rivers, and Bayelsa, May Agbmuche-Mbu made the presentation on Tuesday at the INEC office in Aduwawa, Benin City, the…

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki Joins PDP After Resigning From APC

Days after Edo State state governor dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC), Godwin Obaseki picked up his People’s Democratic Party (PDP) membership card at the party’s secretariat in Benin City, the state capital. The governor made the announcement on his official Twitter handle on Friday June 19. Addressing party officials, the governor said he automatically becomes the PDP leader…

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#JusticeForUwa: One Of The Suspects Linked To Rape And Murder Of UNIBEN Student Arrested

According to multiple reports, one of the suspects connected to the violent physical & sexual assault of a 22-year-old student, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa has been arrested by police officers belonging to the Edo state police command. Recall that the 100-level microbiology student of the University of Benin, Edo State was raped and killed while reading in…

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#JusticeForUwa: Nigerians React After 22-Year-Old UNIBEN Student Was Raped And Killed Inside A Church

Nigerians have taken to social media to mourn the brutal death of a 100-level Microbiology student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Uwaila Omozuwa who was raped and physically assaulted inside her local church in Edo state. According to multiple reports, the 22-year-old student frequently went to read at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Edo Province in Benin, before…

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Terrifying Accident Rocks Edo State As Commuters Rush To Beat Lockdown Curfew

According to multiple online reports, a ghastly auto crash involving at least 4 vehicles rocked Benin, Edo state, as residents hurried home to beat the 7pm curfew set by the state government. The incident reportedly happened at the popular Upper Mission Road in Benin. In a video taken at the scene of the incident, the cars involved…

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Edo State Government Demolishes Popular APC Chieftain, Tony Kabaka’s Hotel In Benin

The Edo State Government has started the demolition of All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain in Edo and former Chairman of Akugbe Ventures, Mr. Tony Kabaka’s T. Latifah Hotel. Kabaka who was served a seven-day notice last year by the government had alleged that the state was after him because of his refusal to support the…

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#HeinekenLFW18: Fruché Pays Homage To The Benin Culture For SS19

Fruche SS19 Fruché debuted a new drop-dead-gorgeous feminine collection on the first day of the Heineken Lagos Fashion Week 2018. Presenting as the fifth designer, creative director Frank Aghuno brought all the trends for SS19 with his signature silhouettes while celebrating femininity throughout the collection. From polka dots to exaggerated sleeves, feathers, stripes, metallic Aso oke,…

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