Benin City

No plan to impeach Oshiomhole —PDP

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has said that it was not interested in the alleged plan to impeach the state governor,  Adams Oshiomhole. Reacting to statement credited to the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, that the party had allegedly offered N75 million to lawmakers to impeach […]

Shun Politics of ‘Stomach Infrastructure’, Oshiomhole Urges Women

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has urged women in the state to shun politicians who preach politics of “stomach infrastructure” saying they do not mean well for the state and the nation. Addressing women at this year’s Edo Women Conference held in Benin City, the state capital, Oshiomhole said: “Edo women have the right to […]

Shun ‘stomach infrastructure’ politicians, Oshiomhole urges women

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has urged women in the state to shun politicians who preach politics of “stomach infrastructure,” saying they do not mean well for the state and the nation. Addressing women at this year’s Edo Women Conference held in Benin City, Oshiomhole said: “Edo women have the right to question politicians […]

Before Nigeria Goes Up in Flame

The prevailing political atmosphere in the country is palpably unhealthy and signposts danger for its frail democracy, write Shola Oyeyipo and Ojo M. Maduekwe. The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) are on the verge of setting Nigeria on fire – the first by its actions and the other, […]

Jonathan Lauds Oshiomhole for Attracting Investments to Edo

President Goodluck Jonathan has commended Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State for attracting investments into the state, saying the Governor is an investor’s delight. The President gave the commendation yesterday (Monday) during the commissioning of Presco BioGas Power Plant Project at Obayantor, Benin City. Represented by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Olusegun […]

Edo PDP Has Been Reformed – - Hon. Momoh

Hon. Abubakar Momoh is a member of the House of Representatives representing Etsako Federal Constituency of Edo State. The former councilor, local government chairman, member of the Edo State House of Assembly is now aspiring to represent the Edo North in the Senate. In this interview, he explains the reason behind his defection from the […]

Etsako News

Edo PDP has been reformed — Hon. Momoh

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Food Production Council Purchases Agric Equipments

AUCHI – The authorities of Etsako West Local Government Area, Edo State have purchased agricultural equipments for the council’s Department of Agriculture as part of efforts to boost food production in the locality. The equipments included motorcycles, knapsacks, rain coats, rain boots, cutlasses, measuring tapes nose mousse and oranges. Handing over the equipments to officials […]

Ejekhine Turbaned Jagbe Clan Head

JAGBE- Encomium rained freely in Jagbe, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State as Pa (Chief) Ferdinand Dirisu Ejekhine was turbaned and installed as the Odionwele Clan Head of Jagbe clan on Wednesday. The turban/ installation ceremony was performed by the most senior chief of Jagbe clan, Alhaji Hambah Ibn Umaru, the Taqwa LLhi […]

2015 – Block Votes Await Jonathan in Etsako – -House of Reps Aspirant

Benin — A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, House of Representatives aspirant for Etsako Federal constituency in Edo State, Mr. Garuba Hussein, has given the assurance that a block vote awaits President Goodluck Jonathan if he decides to contest the 2015 presidential election. Garuba, in Auchi after his consultative visit to political stakeholders in his bid […]

Suspension Of Edo Lawmakers Not Based On Their Defection – Majority Leader

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Edo PDP Rejects Impeachment of Deputy Speaker

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Esan News

‘Car thieves’ kill doctor, rape fiancée

Appeal Court acquits man of murder charge

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Anglican Diocese Ordains Priests, Deacons, Others

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Edo Assembly: PDP Faction Orders Commissioner To Release LG Allocations

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Edo PDP lawmakers direct commissioner to release LG allocations

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Car thieves kill doctor, rape fiancée

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Concerned Arewa Citizens Submits Bill Seeking Registration  Of Southerners, Says ‘They Are Masters Of Evil’

Concerned Arewa Citizens Submits Bill Seeking Registration Of Southerners, Says ‘They Are Masters Of Evil’

The Concerned Arewa Citizens after submitting the proposed Bill at Kaduna State House of Assembly.jpg Sahara Reporters Media A new drama is unfolding following the recent arrest and allegedly registration of Northerners in Southern Nigeria, as a group of Northerners under the platform of ‘Concerned Arewa Citizens’ this morning submitted a proposed Bill seeking registration […]

Nigeria Secret Police Claims To Know Location Of Kidnapped Chibok Girls As Speculations Grow About Their Impending Release

Nigeria Secret Police Claims To Know Location Of Kidnapped Chibok Girls As Speculations Grow About Their Impending Release

Ita Ekpeyong-Director General of the Nigerian Department of State Security The Director-General of Nigeria’s State Security Service (SSS), Ita Ekpeyong, said today that the Nigerian government was aware of the location of more than 200 high school girls kidnapped on April 14 by insurgents belonging to the Islamist group, Boko Haram. According to Mr. Ekpeyong, […]

Keyamo Decries ‘Comedy of Legal Errors’ In Adamawa Crisis, Advises President Jonathan On Way Forward

Keyamo Decries ‘Comedy of Legal Errors’ In Adamawa Crisis, Advises President Jonathan On Way Forward

Festus Keyamo Sahara Reporters Media Lagos-based legal activist Festus Keyamo today appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan not to turn a blind eye to the illegalities in the impeachment and threatened impeachment processes in the country, as they could see Nigeria sliding into chaos.  In an open letter, Mr. Keyamo reviewed the situation in Adamawa State, […]

Nigerian Doctors’ Strike Selfish, Illegal And Unethical Say Nurses

Nigerian Doctors’ Strike Selfish, Illegal And Unethical Say Nurses

Nigerian Medical Association Logo NMA The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has described the ongoing nationwide strike by members of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) as selfish, unethical and illegal, reports the Lagos-based Daily Independent newspaper. NANNM also alleged that the strike was a well calculated and orchestrated plan by the doctors […]

Two Persons Killed In Nigeria Air Force Chopper Crash

Two Persons Killed In Nigeria Air Force Chopper Crash

Scene of a chopper crash Two men—one pilot and a technician—were killed in the Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 helicopter crash in Bama, Borno State today, Nigeria’s military authorities said this evening.   A statement by the Director Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade said the second pilot in the three member crew was “recovered alive,” but […]

President Jonathan Tells General Buhari Not To Blame Him For APC’s Woes

President Jonathan Tells General Buhari Not To Blame Him For APC’s Woes

President Goodluck Jonathan As the war of words intensifies between President Goodluck Jonathan and officials of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Jonathan today asked retired General Muhammadu Buhari not to blame him for the opposition party’s woes. Mr. Jonathan’s position was contained in a statement titled “Don’t Blame Me For Your Party’s Self-Inflicted Woes” and […]

Sports

Oliseh, Tshabalala To Anchor Glo/CAF Awards In Lagos

Oliseh, Tshabalala To Anchor Glo/CAF Awards In Lagos

Two prominent African sports personalities, Nigeria’s Sunday Oliseh and South Africa’s Carol Tshabalala have been engaged by the organisers of the 2013 Glo-CAF Awards to anchor the prestigious event scheduled for 9 January in Lagos. A statement made available by Globacom to P.M.NEWS on Christmas Day says that Oliseh, a Nigerian ex-international and former Super […]

Nigeria defeats Ethiopia 2-1 in soccer friendly

Nigeria defeats Ethiopia 2-1 in soccer friendly

Abuja – The Nigeria Super Eagles defeated the Ethiopian Walias 2-1 in a soccer friendly match played here today. The following is a live update posted in Premium Times by sports reporter, Aderonke Ogunleye. FULL TIME: Nigeria 2-1 Ethiopia. 17:56 goal! An Ethiopian substitute, has grabbed one goal back for his country, raising their chances […]

A Convergence of Africa’s Football Greats

Lagos will witness one of the biggest gatherings of football stars on January 9, 2014, when the 2013 edition of the annual Glo-CAF Awards Gala slated for the Convention Centre of the Eko Hotel and Suites. Legends, administrators and aficionados of football as well as current brightest stars, will be converging in Lagos for Africa’s […]

Raufu Ladipo rates Nigerian football high in 2013

Raufu Ladipo rates Nigerian football high in 2013

The president general of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club scores the nation’s football a pass mark in the outgoing year Dr. Raufu Ladipo, president general of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, has revealed that football in Nigeria was at its best in the year 2013. The seasoned football supporter pointed out areas where Nigeria football […]

Great Year for Nigeria Football

Great Year for Nigeria Football

It’s been a great year for Nigeria football, with the country winning world and continental titles at the youth and senior levels. In February, Nigeria’s senior national team, nicknamed the Super Eagles, won its third Africa Cup of Nations trophy with a 1-0 victory over Burkina Faso in Johannesburg, South Africa. About nine months later, […]

CHAN: Nigeria & Ethiopia to clash in soccer friendly

CHAN: Nigeria & Ethiopia to clash in soccer friendly

In what should serve as a fascinating appetiser for the 3rd African Nations Championship starting in South Africa next week, Nigeria’s senior home-based squad will tackle their Ethiopian counterparts in Abuja on Saturday. The match starts at 4pm at the National Stadium. Both teams are in the final tournament of the championship taking place over […]

Entertainment

Nollywood Actress, Doris Simeon Shares New Photos to Mark Her Birthday!

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Nollywood Actress Kate Henshaw To Run For Political Office

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Nollywood Associations Without Libraries: What A Shame

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Project Act Nollywood: Adenuga, Ejiro, 30 Others Qualify for Film Grants

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Legends of Nollywood Awards binds December

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I still act in Nollywood – Ali Nuhu

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What you don’t know about the name NIGERIA

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| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

We have been taught that the name Nigeria was derived from the River Niger and coined from Niger area to Nigeria by lord Luggard’s Mistress Flora Shaw. In fact, the name first appeared in print in the Times in 1897 and Flora Shaw was then the colonial Editor. The area presently known as Nigeria used […]

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Modibbo Kawu and the limits of insolence

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

AMONG the literary creatures of Ilorin emirate, my brother, Ishaq Modibbo Kawu stands tall in the contemporary generation and he has never hidden that fact and the privileges it attracts. I think one of such privileges was the opportunity he had to speak to some members of the PDP as he recalled in his latest […]

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2015; Important Lessons from Brazil

2015; Important Lessons from Brazil

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Edozie Okeiyi As the greatest football fiesta, the world cup, came to an end recently, some important lessons can be drawn from Brazil, which if well digested, can strengthen our democratic experience. Of more than 30 participating Countries, only one eventually emerged winner. I have made an analogy between the recently concluded world cup […]

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