The governor lamented that during the #EndSARS protest, Edo was a hotspot as hoodlums took advantage of the heightened anxieties surrounding the September 19 governorship election to cause mayhem. Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has decried the role of fake news and distortion of facts in the escalation of violence and carnage across the country following the #EndSARS protests. READ: #EndSARS: Protesters launch helpline centre, online radio platform, ‘Soro Soke’ Ogie said, “This decision has become necessary because of the very disturbing incidents of vandalism and attacks on private individuals and institutions by hoodlums in the guise of the #ENDSARS protests. Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, were sworn-in for a second term in office yesterday, with a pledge to deepen reforms and diversify the state economy to consolidate on the progress of his first term. A Marin County judge might soon begin ordering the transfer of San Quentin State Prison inmates to other prisons in response to a wave of coronavirus safety complaints. 8 Cincinnati (8-0) and No. An armed squad of the Nigerian Correctional service have gunned down two End SARS protesters during a prisons break on Monday in Benin City, the Edo State … “Years ago, I called for protest due to bad governance, but no body listened to me. An armed squad of the Nigerian Correctional service have gunned down two End SARS protesters during a prisons break on Monday in Benin City, the Edo State Capital. Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has urged the state Police Command not to allow recent incidents that followed the #EndSARS protests in the state to demoralise them, but draw lessons from them and rebuild public confidence and trust. Following the government's directive, schools and businesses in the state are to shutdown activities accordingly. The EndSARS protest in Benin, Edo State turned bloody on Friday, October 16, when armed hoodlums attacked protesters. The hoodlums are […] Another protesters, Victoria Nkechi, (60), said she is on the street to support the youths in their protest for good governance. Check out Edo state election updates and other breaking news. Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has described Freshforte mall as world class in delivering quality farm products and giving Nigerians great shopping experience. Police foil Christmas day robbery in Benin, kill one. The […] Free subscription Get the hottest stories from the largest news site in Nigeria. A four-man robbery gang terrorising residents of Ubiaja in Esan South East local government area of Edo State yesterday met their Waterloo as the gang leader, simply identified as Osagie, was shot dead during a robbery in the area. 12 … This is the 13th time we are coming out to protest in respect of the non-profit of our arrears and gratuity. A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment, fashion,lifestyle human interest stories, etc. Edo state map. “As a matter of fact, the money is available, it has been given to the State government to be disbursed to pensioners and ever since the money came, Edo state Governor has kept mute, he has been so silence over the disbursement. In Abuja, many people were injured and vehicles damaged when anti-and pro-SARS protesters clashed. Some youths in Edo State continued with their EndSARS protest on Tuesday despite the 24-hour curfew announced by the state government. 14 DAYS TO OHANAEZE ELECTION: Igbo govs under attack! Di curfew go take effect from 4:00pm on Monday October 19, 2020. On Sunday, there were reports of violence by these hoodlums as cars were allegedly robbed and females were attacked. Keeping you up to date with the latest news, events and happenings in Nigeria Latest News, Events and Happenings in Edo :: Bestnaira.com Forex: $1 = ₦380.50 NGN Friday, 25 December 2020 Some youths in Edo State continued with their EndSars protest on Tuesday despite the 24-hour curfew announced by the state government. The Raw Material Research and Development (RMRDC) and the University of Benin, Edo State, have developed bio-degradable lubricants from black dates and rubber seed oil. The protesters had gathered at Ring road in Edo state to stage their peaceful protest to demand an end to police … Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has decried the role of fake news and distortion of facts in the escalation of violence and carnage across the country following the #EndSARS protests. Edo State Government has set up a Judicial Panel of Inquiry into circumstances surrounding the #EndSARS protests in Edo State. Submit Some #EndSARS Protesters have been killed by thugs in Benin, Edo State . #EndSARS: Two protesters killed in Edo (VIDEO) - Vanguard News READ our Privacy-policy and cookie policy. A map of Edo State. Huge efforts to develop a home-grown Covid-19 … December 25, 2020. Edo State goment don establish Judicial Panel of Inquiry to investigate di circumstance wey surround di #EndSARS protests inside Edo State. By Rasheed Sobowale The Federal Government of Nigeria in its bid to stem criminal activities has through the Nigeria Com... By Owei Lakemfa THE Hungarian Parliament in Central Europe on Tuesday, December 15, 2020  made a startling discovery tha... Ogbeh, former Minister of Communications under President Shagari and of Agriculture under Buhari from 2015 to 2019, was... By Dele Sobowale Thomas Paine, 1737-1809, said it first. Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has assured of the safety and security of the Super Eagles players, supporters and visitors to the state for the 2021 AFCON qualifier against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone. Get the latest news and analysis of issues from Nigeria, Africa and around the world, direct into your inbox, daily. 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Police personnel yesterday clashed with protesters in Benin City, Edo State, Owerri, Imo State and Ughelli, Delta State, as calls for scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, thickened. Edo state Government don declare 24-hour curfew for di state till further notice. Members of Edo Civil Society Organisations on Friday protested against the anti-electricity theft bill newly passed by the state House of Assembly as well as … The protesters were marching around the capital city on Friday to demand an end to police cruelty when they were attacked by thugs. A mob in Benin City, the Edo State capital, yesterday lynched and set ablaze two suspected armed robbers. Technical Feedback: whatsapp 08023469027 One man has allegedly been killed and about 17 others injured after #endSARS protesters clashed with thugs in Edo state today October 16. 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The Edo State Government has condemned destruction and looting of public assets by hoodlums, who hijacked the #EndSARS protests and appealed to the youths to stop further destruction of infrastructure in the state. Click to Watch Our YouTube […] Today, I am glad that they are protesting for good governance today,” she said. Edo State Government on Friday granted request for a state burial for the victim of #EndSARS protest who was allegedly shot dead by hoodlums who hijacked the protest in Benin. Protests against police brutality in Lagos turned bloody on Tuesday despite a state-wide curfew, with eyewitnesses telling CNN that multiple demonstrators have been shot by soldiers. EDO STATE NEWS today on Legit.ng. We gathered that injured protesters were treated at the nearby Edo State Government-owned Central Hospital, Benin. Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1821, repeated it. Commuters stranded as Edo transport company workers protest ... More News. The ongoing protest against police brutality and extrajudicial killings was on Friday disrupted in Edo State as the protesters were attacked by some armed men. The protest against police brutality which has been going on for a week now takes a new turn in Edo state as hoodlums have allegedly hijacked the protest. During the attack which took place at Ring Road, at least one person was killed, while others sustained injuries. Ibrahim, Director-General of RMRDC, include building capacity in the auto industry and eradicating or reducing the environmental challenges emanating from the use of…. The unarmed protesters were caught in a crossfire after some hoodlums invaded the prisons along Sapele road known. Hoodlums with machetes, guns, and other weapons stormed the venue of the protest and attacked protesters. 2023: We’re not afraid of those opposed to Tinubu — Senator Adeyeye, We don’t know about Tinubu, but Fayemi must contest —Hon. The State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu granted the request when hundreds of the protesters matched to the state’s government house with the corpse of the victim. The research objectives, according to Prof. H.D. The peaceful protest went sour when the group arrived at the state headquarters of the State Police Command. The Edo State Development and Property Agency (EDPA) has rallied youths in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area (LGA) on a cleanup of Emotan Gardens after the destruction that trailed the #ENDSARS violence in the state. The incident happened at Ring road in Benin City, Edo State. The staff who barricaded the ever-busy Ramat Park, Aduwawa-Agbor road, also demanded the sacking of Edugie Agbonlahor, the managing director of the state-owned transport company.   Activities were grounded on Monday at the Edo City Transport Service (ECTS) following a protest by staff over alleged non-remittance of their contributory pension funds to the appropriate authorities. 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The thugs were said to have been armed with guns, machetes, and other weapons. Two #EndSARS Protesters, on Friday, have been killed, and one severely injured during the #EndSARS protests in Edo state. The Edo State government slammed a 24-hour curfew on the state to restore normalcy. Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site. Drop your mail and be the first to get fresh news. Read, comment and subscribe. While the government of Edo state respects the rights of its citizens to undertake legitimate protests, it cannot sit idly when hoodlums have taken laws into their hands to cause mayhem on innocent citizens and the state. Few hours before Nigerian youths commenced the nationwide protest on Monday, passengers in some areas in Edo State were left without vehicles to convey them to their various destination or offices. 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