Nigerian church collapse kills over 60 worshippers

Nigerian church collapse kills at least 60 worshippers The roof of a crowded church has collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria on Saturday, killing at least 60 people, witnesses and an official said. The Reigners Bible Church International in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom state, was still under construction and workers had been rushing to finish it in time for …

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Sex Traffickers are moving out of Edo State to other States

It is no longer news that Edo and to a lesser extent Delta state have been the target of a crackdown in recent years with anti-trafficking programs funded by Britain, the European Union and other partners, but activists said this may just be pushing the problem elsewhere. Compass reporters have learnt that many of the traffickers are fleeing Edo State …

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Two Chinese workers kidnapped in Edo state.

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped two Chinese workers and killed a policeman in Edo State, a police spokesman said on Friday. The abductions took place on Wednesday on the outskirts of Benin City, the state capital, Edo state police commissioner Dan Malam Mohammed told news reporters, adding that the two workers were employed by a company called Time Multinational. According to …

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Edo State Power Versus National Government Authority, How Will It End?

by John Egbeazien Oshodi, Ph.D. is a Florida based Forensic/Legal Psychologist. The deeply polarized and highly partisan tone of the recent politics in Edo State due to petty partisan squabbling for power harms the Edo people and voters. This remains troubling for a land that is historically, traditionally and characteristically known for the beliefs and sentiments of respect, reverence, peace, …

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Edo PDP to Sue Gov Obaseki if he gives Edo State for RUGA settlements

The people democratic party of Nigeria(PDP) vows to Sue Gov Obaseki If he bows to the federal government and allocate Edo state Land for the proposed Ruga Settlements programme.The PDP promised to use all possible means including legal actions to defend the interest of Edo people in respect of the Ruga settlement. According to Chief Dan Orbih during a press …

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South East and South South Governors reject Ruga settlements in their States

Governors of the South East and South South states have all rejected the federal government proposed plan for Ruga settlements in their States. The governors stated that the agreement reached with Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) was not regarding to Ruga settlements , and further reiterated their desire not to have any such settlements in their states …

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Fulani herdsmen and the RUGA settlements in Edo State

In the past few days a lot have been said and written about Fulani herdsmen and the emerging RUGA settlements across the nation. Some state governments like Benue have come out with a clear and unambiguous message of rejection of the unacceptable plans for the establishment of Ruga settlement in the state. In the midst of growing incidents of herdsmen …

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UNIBEN final-year student in Critical condition after attempting Suicide

A final year accounting student at the university of Benin has attempted Suicide. Compass Newspaper reporter visited the scene and discovered that the girl took the deadly sniper but was immediately rushed to the hospital where it was revealed that she has taken an illicit substance called sniper Her hostel mate reports that “the girl took sniper but she was …

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Nigeria has the highest number of HIV-infected babies in the world-report

Nigeria has the second largest HIV epidemic in the world and one of the highest rates of new infection in sub-Saharan Africa.Many people living with HIV in Nigeria are unaware of their status. Nigeria continues to fall short of providing the recommended number of HIV testing and counselling sites.Low levels of access to antiretroviral treatment remains an issue for people …

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Woman bites Man Tougue who tried to Kiss and Rape her

Rape in Africa is making headlines nowadays.There are many reports in social and main stream media describing various incidents of rape in Nigeria.There is widespread reports of Fulani Herdmens engaging in gang rapes. I read the story of a 41 year old man who raped a four year old niece of his to death. There is also the story of …

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