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Family seeks justice over alleged ritual murder of daughter by her boyfriend in Edo

The family of a 29-year-old lady, Elohor Oniorosa, is seeking justice over her alleged ritual by her boyfriend in Edo state.
NAN reported that the suspect identified as Osaretin David is alleged to have murdered the National Diploma holder in what is suspected to be ritual killing on Christmas eve in Egor, Benin city.
Speaking to Channels Television, Elohor’s parents explained that after waiting for hours for her to return home from the visit and with calls to her line unanswered, they headed to the boyfriend’s apartment that evening.

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Why I Assassinated Gov Lucky Igbinedion’s Mother – Housemaid

Nigeria: Dominion Okoro, a 25-year-old housemaid has reportedly confessed to killing Mrs Maria Igbinedion, the mother of former Edo state governor, Lucky Igbinedion.

NAN reported that Okoro made the confession on Tuesday, December 21, when she was paraded by the Edo police commissioner, Phillip Ogbadu, alongside other suspects arrested for various crimes.

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Why I Assassinated Gov Lucky Igbinedion’s Mother – Housemaid

Nigeria: Dominion Okoro, a 25-year-old housemaid has reportedly confessed to killing Mrs Maria Igbinedion, the mother of former Edo state governor, Lucky Igbinedion.

NAN reported that Okoro made the confession on Tuesday, December 21, when she was paraded by the Edo police commissioner, Phillip Ogbadu, alongside other suspects arrested for various crimes.

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Police nab fleeing housemaid over murder of Gov Luck Igbinedion’s mum

Police has arrested fleeing housemaid in connection with the alleged murder of Gov Luck Igbinedion’s mother — Madam Maria Igbinedion.

The former governor had earlier said that his 85-year-old mother didn’t die a natural death rather she was strangled to death by her housemaid, at her residence.

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BREAKING !!! Governor Lucky Igbinedion’s mum strangled to death by her own housemaid

Former Edo state governor, Lucky Igbinedion have lost his mum, Madam Oredola Igbinedion, on December 2.

The 85-year-old woman was allegedly strangled to death by her housemaid, at her residence in Ugbor, GRA, Benin-City, the State capital.

The maid who hailed from Cross River state, ransacked the deceased’s home for her jewelries and money, and carted them all away after she allegedly snuffed life out of her.

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Angry mob beats two kidnappers to stupor in Edo after victim jumped out of car booth and raised alarm

Angry mob beats two suspected kidnappers to stupor in Edo after victim jumped out of car booth and raised alarm (video)

Angry mob beats two suspected kidnappers to stupor in Edo after victim jumped out of car booth and raised alarm. Two suspected kidnappers who allegedly abducted a businessman were beaten to stupor by an angry mob in Benin City, Edo State

It was gathered that the suspects, Efosa Osawaru, David Ayobami and another suspect at large, stormed a house in Ugbowo area of Benin City on Saturday, November 6 and abducted a businessman.
The businessman, whose name is not mentioned for security reasons, was abducted while driving out of his compound.

The kidnappers shot sporadically, forcing the victim to stop before he was dragged into the booth of his Toyota Corrola car and drove off.

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Testimonies as Okunbo’s children visit orphanage where dad was born

Even in death the philanthropic gestures of the late business mogul, Captain Wells Idahosa Okunbo, are alive. His children, led by the wife of Olu of Warri, Olori Atuwatse III, and his first son, Osahon Okunbo, are following in his footsteps in that area.
Recently, they visited the Oronsaye Maternity and Orphanage home where the late Okunbo was born 63 years ago.

They were at the place to present gift items in continuation of a cause their late dad was committed to.
According to the manager of the facility, Patrick Oronsaye, whose mother, a daughter of Oba Eweka II established the place, said the late Okunbo had an emotional attachment to the home.

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Security guard conspires with kidnap gang to abduct his bosses in Edo

Security guard conspires with kidnap gang to abduct his bosses in Edo

Operatives of the Edo State Police Command have arrested one Best Abarawe, a security guard who conspired with a kidnap gang to abduct top employees of the firm where he works in Benin City.



Abarawe was arrested alongside two other suspected kidnappers, Jacob Goto and Akpadulaha Yamoh.

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Governor Obaseki asks Buhari to fund Edo ranches

Obaseki said Edo people would rather invest privately in the ranching business. I believe the clashes between farmers and herders could be resolved with a full implementation of the National Livestock Transformation Programme (NLTP).

Speaking after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Wednesday, Obaseki urged the Federal Government to “acknowledge” the Edo State model. Throwing some more light on the model of his state, Obaseki said those involved in ranching are expected to provide the land.

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Crime: EFCC nab 11 ‘Yahoo boys’ in Edo State

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters in Benin, Edo State.


The commission said the suspects were arrested in separate locations in the city based on actionable intelligence on their alleged involvement in cybercrime.

The suspects were identified as Osahon Bright, Aigbe Joseph, Stephen Isibor, Trust Odagwe, Francis Ezomo, David Courage, Ehis Okenedo, Omoragbo Paul, Obehi Owman and Godwill Jacob.