Thursday, September 29, 2022

Benin City

September 18, 2022

Benin court convicts 19, discharges two for traffic offences

The court cautioned and discharged two other offenders who pleaded not liable and were able to prove their cases before the court.

Mobile court
September 11, 2022

Police bust illegal petroleum refining site in Edo, arrest two suspects

Mr Adejobi said two suspects, Chinedu Iyanabor, 18, and Sunday Iyagbesun, 52, were arrested at the site.

Lagos police spokesman, Olumuyiwa Adejobi
August 24, 2022

NFF Presidency: Ikpeba, others endorse Musa Amadu

“I think we need change, and we cannot shy away from that fact,” said ex-Super Eagles star Victor Ikpeba.

Victor Ikpeba, Musa Amadu and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)
August 24, 2022

NFF presidential aspirant promises jobs, better football administration

“We will work closely with the state FAs to enhance the principle of sports and fitness in our schools, finding the best talents.”

Musa Amadu and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)
August 19, 2022

Edo local government election holds January 14

“Screening of candidates will hold from October 31 to November 10, with their names displayed on November 17,” EDSIEC stated.

APC , Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) and PDP
July 12, 2022

#EndSARS inspired Boko Haram, other criminals to start breaking into Nigerian prisons: Aregbesola

“What we have reoccurring since the #EndSars protests of October 2020, have been a mass of people attacking our facilities from outside and setting the inmates free.”

Rauf Arẹgbẹsọla and #EndSARS
June 27, 2022

Two killed for attacking petrol station in Benin: Police

“On sighting the team of security operatives, the armed robbers opened fire on them…”

Policemen (Credit: BBC)
June 25, 2022

Nigeria’s 4×100m men’s relay team qualify for World Athletics Championships

The teams from Ghana and Republic of Benin also joined Nigerian athletes at the trials held at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin.

June 21, 2022

Insecurity: Okada banned in Benin City, Obaseki declares

“The ban on motorcycles in the main city is still in force. We only allowed tricycles in and around semi-urban areas.”

Motorcycles (Credit: Ahmed Oluwasanjo/Peoples Gazette)
May 25, 2022

Handball League: Seasiders Babes lose again

Seasiders Babes female handball team of Lagos recorded another loss on Tuesday at the ongoing 2022 Prudent Energy Handball Premier League.

Handball