Benin City

Edo INEC Distributes Election Materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo State in south-south Nigeria has taken delivery of sensitive materials ahead of Saturday’s general elections from the state branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria. In an interview with Channels Television at the INEC Headquarters in Benin City, Edo State capital, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike […]

Group rejects Buhari over wife’s comment on Edo women

Movement for the Eradication of Child Abandonment (MECA), has rejected the candidature of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd) of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Saturday, March 28 Presidential election. In a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Mrs. Eugene Afonja and its Secretary, Obi Erumaka, the group said it took the decision because neither […]

Polls: Oshiomhole Denounces Brigade Commander Over Minister’s Vehicles …

Edo Sate Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, on Friday faulted the Brigade Commander, 4th Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Benin City, Brig.-Gen.Olajide Laleye, for allegedly soliciting and receiving from the Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen, 14 Toyota Hilux vehicles, for the purpose of elections monitoring. The governor, who frowned at the gesture while speaking with journalists […]

Soldiers Besiege Oshiomhole’s Country Home, Says Edo Govt

Tension heightened in Edo State on wensdayover an alleged deployment of armed soldiers to the country home of Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, in Iyamoh,  Etsako West Local Government Area. A statement by the state Commissioner of Information and Orientation, Mr. Louis Odion, last night, said the soldiers were ostensibly deployed to “intimidate him […]

Omagbon Delivering On APC’s Mandate In Ovia North East

SINCE the inception of the present local government administration in Ovia North-East on April 22nd 2013 there has not been any dull moment in terms of serving the primary purpose of governance which centres on meeting the needs of the people. Convinced about this all important responsibility, the APC administration under the able leadership of […]

‘PDP plots to clone Oshiomhole’s voice’

Edo state government stated yesterday that it has uncovered al­leged plans by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to clone the voice of the state Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, which will then be used to send out messages in support of the PDP presidential candidate, Goodluck Jonathan. In a statement signed by the Special Adviser (Media […]

Etsako News

Soldiers Invade Oshiomhole’s Home In Broad Daylight

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Soldiers Besiege Oshiomhole’s Country Home, Says Edo Govt

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Inside story on the shooting of Amaechi’s convoy in Rivers

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Soldiers besiege Oshiomhole’s country-home

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Silverbird Cinemas worker buried in Lagos

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2 killed in APC, SDP supporters’ clash in Edo

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Esan News

Nigeria: We Must Change the Way We Live!

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We must change the way we live!

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The supremacy contest in Edo

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Students Want Police Boss Removed Over Harrassment

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Nigeria: SSS Nabs Alleged Kidnappers, Impersonator in Edo

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DSS parades suspected abductors of ex-Edo LG boss

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Other States

Reconstructing Olusunle at 50

FG Commissions Koton Karfe Prison In Kogi

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Patience Jonathan’s Claim That 70% Of Ministers Are Women, Inaccurate

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Banks closed, Kogi govt offices deserted

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Kogi offices, banks deserted

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Nigeria elections: Who gets your vote?

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Sports

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

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

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

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

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, Genevieve Nnaji Is Pregnant For D’Banj

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20 Nollywood Movies We’ll Never Forget

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Nigeria votes: Nollywood’s President

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From Pentecostal Churches to ‘Nollywood': Nigeria Prepares to go to a Polls

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How Desmond Elliot Cope With Other Nollywood Divas

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Nollywood Actress Bimbo Akintola is vehement about her ‘Celebrity Election Observer’ ID Card

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What you don’t know about the name NIGERIA

| 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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Nigeria election: What you need to know

| March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

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Nigeria votes in crunch presidential election

| March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

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