• Man, 43, allegedly assaults father, rapes mother in Edo

    Man, 43, allegedly assaults father, rapes mother in Edo

    An Egor Magistrates’ Court in Benin, on Thursday remanded one Humphrey Omoregieva, 43, in prison over alleged assault on his parents.

    The prosecutor, Cpl. Ayo Augustine, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Aug. 1, at No. 294, Upper Mission, Benin.

    Augustine told the court that the accused had beaten up his father by hitting him with a piece of wood on his forehead.

    He said that the accused also beat up his mother and raped her severally.

    The prosecutor added […]

  • Salary arrears: LG worker slumps, dies during protest in Edo

    Salary arrears: LG worker slumps, dies during protest in Edo

    A staff of Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State yesterday slumped and died during a protest by members of the National Union Local Government Employees (NULGE) from the 18 lo­cal governments in the state.

    The protesters number­ing over 3,000 and dressed in black, were protesting non-payment of their sal­ary arrears when the man identified as Peter Ayewoh attached to the Works De­partment of Esan North East Local Government, slumped and died.

    The workers, who shut down Benin, the state […]

  • Stephen Keshi’s funeral service in Edo … See photos

    Stephen Keshi’s funeral service in Edo … See photos

    The burial rites of former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, has commenced in Edo