Herdsmen abduct teachers in Edo State, demand N10million ransom

Three secondary school teachers in Ebomisi Secondary school, Ugbogiobo village in Ovia North-East Local Government Area of Edo State have been kidnapped by suspected herdsmen. The kidnappers are demanding N10 million as ransom. The three male teachers were abducted on Monday, while returning from school. Three other female teachers, who were said to be in… Read More Herdsmen abduct teachers in Edo State, demand N10million ransom

Intertribal clash in Edo State leads to two deaths, 40 houses torched

The violence is believed to have been sparked when one of four people from Uneme- Ekpedo community, who had gone to the bush to pluck mangoes, was murdered by persons suspected to be members of Bekuma-Opkamere. Following this, young men from Uneme-Ekpedo community reportedly mobilised and at­tacked Bekuma-Okpameri, setting houses ablaze and attacking innocent community… Read More Intertribal clash in Edo State leads to two deaths, 40 houses torched

Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomole pleads for 66 soldiers

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to grant Presidential pardon to the sixty-six soldiers whose death sentences were recently commuted to 10 years imprisonment by the Army Authorities for offences ranging from insubordination behavior to mutiny, among others. Governor Oshiomhole said that based on the strength of the recent… Read More Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomole pleads for 66 soldiers