“In response to the attack, a spokesman for Publicity Committee of Amalgamation of Afemai Forum, AAF, the umbrella security body in Edo north, called on Edo State governor Godwin Obaseki and Edo State Commissioner of Police and her sister agencies to beef up security in Sobe community.” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | MARCH 5, 2023 The people of Sobe community ...Read More »
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Edo Kidnapping: More Released As Govt Warns Monarchs Against Hosting Terrorists
“We are working and consulting with the Commissioner of Police and with the service chiefs because we have information that some traditional rulers particularly in that area are not respecting government decisions to make sure that grazing lands are not given to herders in their forests“ PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | JANUARY 16, 2023 Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on ...Read More »
Breaking: Edo Train Station Attacked by Suspected Herdsmen, Scores Wounded!
“The suspected herdsmen, armed with AK 47 rifles, invaded the train station and shot sporadically into the air before herding an unspecified number of intending travelers into the bush” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | JANUARY 8, 2023 The Edo State Police Command, Saturday, announced that scores of travelers waiting to board a train from Igueben train station in Igueben Local ...Read More »
Security: Edo State Government Tasks Citizens On Vigilance; Warns Bandits To Quit Edo Forests!
“That henceforth, any traditional rulers and village heads who have collected money from any herdsmen, therefore, permitting any form of camping or grazing in any Edo State forest should refund such money and ask the herdsmen to leave with immediate effect” PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | JULY 11, 2022 Following the spate of Fulani herdsmen attacks and banditry in Edo ...Read More »
CCB Grills Edo State Assembly Speaker & Clerk Over Lingering Crises
The petition by the aggrieved legislators titled, “Complaint of gross abuse of powers and the precipitation of crisis at the Edo State House of Assembly by Alhaji Audu Yahaya Omogbai-Clerk of the Edo State House of Assembly”, was dated November 16, 2021. PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | FEBRUARY 17, 2022 The Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Hon. ...Read More »
EDO STATE: Dangbala Natives Cries Out As Illegal Gold Miners Invade Community
PEGASUS REPORTERS, LAGOS | DECEMBER 15, 2021 Residents of Dangbala community in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo cover the return of o State Government over the invasion of illegal miners and their activities in the Dangbala community. The Concern Residents of Dangbala, raised the alarm in a statement signed by one Godwin Amusa and Agbaje Saiki, Convener and ...Read More »
Politics: Edo Deputy Governor ‘Set To Dump’ Peoples Democratic Party?
It is a widely held belief across Edo State that Shaibu was, no doubt, the major face of the Edo 2020 Gubernatorial election, as many still opine that It was an election between Shaibu and his political father Comrade Adams Oshiomhole in order to secure victory for the incumbent. PEGASUS REPORTERS | SEPTEMBER 18, 2021 The Deputy Governor of ...Read More »
Video Report: An Instance Of Chronic Decay In Educational Infrastructure In Edo State
OYAKHAMOH Y. CARL-ABU’BAKAR | SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 The Holy Aruosa Primary school is as old as Western education in ancient Benin City. However, with the turn of events and government neglect by whichever administration between Comrade Oshiomhole and the incumbent administration of Godwin Obaseki, Edo people are wondering why pupils of the school are forced to learn under this difficult ...Read More »
Universal Covid-19 Vaccination: Edo State Gov. Obaseki Lost Round 1
The Orders were granted as prayed as the court adjourned to the 10th of September, 2021 for hearing of the Substantive Motion. OYAKHAMOH Y. CARL-ABU’BAKAR |SEPTEMBER 1, 2021 A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has granted an order restraining the Governor of Edo State and the Edo State Government from enforcing a universal vaccination of all residents ...Read More »
Proposed “Sultan of Shuwa Arab In Edo;” Group Backs Down And Pledge Loyalty To Oba of Benin
“They are a community resident in Edo and they have a large percentage of their people here too, they are into cattle breeding and other businesses. The thing is a misuse of language from them” PEGASUS REPORTERS |AUGUST 21, 2021 The attempt by a northern ethnic group to install ‘Sultan of Shuwa Arab” as their monarch in Edo state ...Read More »