“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. Protesters lined fake slave body bags outside a courthouse in Alabama's Marshall County on Wednesday as part of a protest against the Confederate flag on display in front of the courthouse. Edo state map. Technical Feedback: whatsapp 08023469027 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. The EndSARS protest in Benin, Edo State turned bloody on Friday, October 16, when armed hoodlums attacked protesters. The research objectives, according to Prof. H.D. 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We gathered that injured protesters were treated at the nearby Edo State Government-owned Central Hospital, Benin. The protesters had gathered at Ring road in Edo state to stage their peaceful protest to demand an end to police … 14 DAYS TO OHANAEZE ELECTION: Igbo govs under attack! The thugs were said to have been armed with guns, machetes, and other weapons. Today, I am glad that they are protesting for good governance today,” she said. 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. 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. In Abuja, many people were injured and vehicles damaged when anti-and pro-SARS protesters clashed. Di curfew go take effect from 4:00pm on Monday October 19, 2020. The peaceful protest went sour when the group arrived at the state headquarters of the State Police Command. One man has allegedly been killed and about 17 others injured after #endSARS protesters clashed with thugs in Edo state today October 16. 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. Check out Edo state election updates and other breaking news. The Edo State government slammed a 24-hour curfew on the state to restore normalcy. READ our Privacy-policy and cookie policy. 2023: We’re not afraid of those opposed to Tinubu — Senator Adeyeye, We don’t know about Tinubu, but Fayemi must contest —Hon. Get the latest news and analysis of issues from Nigeria, Africa and around the world, direct into your inbox, daily. Edo State goment don establish Judicial Panel of Inquiry to investigate di circumstance wey surround di #EndSARS protests inside Edo State. Submit Free subscription Get the hottest stories from the largest news site in Nigeria. Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1821, repeated it. 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. Huge efforts to develop a home-grown Covid-19 … Police foil Christmas day robbery in Benin, kill one. The […] 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. “Years ago, I called for protest due to bad governance, but no body listened to me. Drop your mail and be the first to get fresh news. Two #EndSARS Protesters, on Friday, have been killed, and one severely injured during the #EndSARS protests in Edo state. 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 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. 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. Some youths in Edo State continued with their EndSARS protest on Tuesday despite the 24-hour curfew announced by the state government. Edo State Government has set up a Judicial Panel of Inquiry into circumstances surrounding the #EndSARS protests in Edo State. Read, comment and subscribe. 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. 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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