• Protests in Edo turn bloody as protesters clash, injure 12

    Protests in Edo turn bloody as protesters clash, injure 12

    A melodrama occurred at the King Square in Benin City when suspected thugs clashed with members of the Civil Society Organisation, leaving not less than 12 persons severely injured and 2 vehicles destroyed.

    Members of the Civil Society  were protesting yesterday over the pension entitlement  bill passed by the Edo State House of Assembly for former governor, Adams Oshiomhole and his deputy, Dr Pius Odubu,  to  build N200 million and N100 million mansion  at any location of their choice.

    Trouble, however, started […]

  • At least three wounded as Ekiti NUT election turns bloody

    At least three wounded as Ekiti NUT election turns bloody

    No fewer than three persons were reportedly wounded during the election into Ekiti State Executive Council of the Nigeria Union of Teachers in Ado Ekiti on Thursday.

    Two other persons were said to have been arrested by men of the Department of State Service during the violence which broke out when a group of teachers protested against alleged manipulation of delegates list.

    The victims, who were loyalists of a chairmanship candidate, Mr. Taiwo Adu, were reportedly beaten by men of the Nigerian […]