Thursday, December 8, 2022

Benin City

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.

May 12, 2022

Police nab woman caught with human skull in Edo

The mother of four caught with the suspected human skull advised other women not to get involved in selling human parts.

Hand holding a human skull used to illustrate this story
May 2, 2022

Edo govt. to evacuate beggars to farm settlements as labourers

Governor Godwin Obaseki said beggars that won’t work would be sent back to where they came from.

April 3, 2022

NDLEA seized N5 billion worth of tramadol in MMIA, other places: Spokesman

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has seized no less than 9.5 million tablets of Tramadol and Exol-5 worth over N5 billion in three states.

NDLEA spokesman Femi Babafemi
April 2, 2022

Guardian reporter abducted in Delta regains freedom

Gunmen had on Sunday abducted the journalist alongside other passengers in transit to Ughelli, Delta and demanded N5 million in ransom.

Julius Osahon
March 26, 2022

Falconets earn World Cup ticket after trouncing Senegal 7-2 aggregate

The Falconets achieved a comfortable 4-1 win over their Senegalese counterpart, after winning the first leg tie 3-1 away.

March 26, 2022

Grace Alele-Williams: ASUU mourns first female Vice-Chancellor in Nigeria

“She was an icon in the University of Benin and we missed her greatly,” ASUU mourned.

Grace Alele-Williams
March 15, 2022

Suspected ritualists nabbed scooping woman’s urine

Ritualists’ activities have become rife around the country recently.