Benin City

20-year-old man murdered in Edo over N2,000 debt

A young man, simply identified as Frederick, 20, was on Monday murdered by his friend over his attempt to recover a N2, 000 (Two thousand naira), debt. Fredrick, it was gathered, was stabbed and he bled to death in the ancient city of Benin, the Edo State capital.. An eyewitness disclosed that trouble began when […]

Edo Redeems Pledge to Christian Community

Benin — Edo State Government has redeemed its pledge to provide a bus for the use of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), and the pledge to help in the building of the Association’s secretariat. Redeeming the pledge, Governor Adams Oshiomhole presented the keys of a 33-seater Coaster bus to the Chairman of the state […]

Ogbodo: APC’s Unending Pastime

IN one of my outings in the days when the All Progressives Congress (APC) was recording big gains occasioned by massive decampments from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to its camp, I had warned that it was too early to ascribe credit to the APC performance. I said then that the APC would come out […]

Oshiomhole Has Revived Education Sector – Idaomi

Oshiomhole Has Revived Education Sector – Idaomi

Mr. Tobi Idaomi MR. Tobi Idaomi is the former co-ordinator of Abiola Campaign Organisation University of Benin (UNIBEN) Chapter, treasurer of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) UK Chapter and the Director of Trident Universal Ventures Limited. He is a political commentator, analyst and advocate of good governance. He is intelligent, bold, and brave […]

BENIN CITY – Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has stressed …

BENIN CITYEdo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has stressed the need for religious tolerance and peaceful co-existence among the people . The Governor spoke in Government House, Benin City where he received the Muslim Community in the state led by the Chief Imam of Benin, Alhaji abdul-Fatai Enabulele who paid him a sallah […]

Edo Red Cross Mourns Late Patron

Ekpoma — A delegation from the Edo State branch of the Nigerian Red Cross Society has visited the family of its late patron, Stephen Ehiemua, popularly known as Mousco in Ekpoma, Esan West Local Government Area of Edo State. The late business mogul-oil magnate, school proprietor and politician, died on July 2, 2014 at the […]

Etsako News

Nigeria: USAID Project

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Robbery: 2 Suspects Shot Dead In Edo

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Edo: Police gun down 2 robbery suspects

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Behold, the man Alegeh

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Lg Boss Decries Dwindling Education Fortune

AUCHI- The chairman, Etsako West Local Government Council, Prince Hassan Kadiri has expressed the need to revisit Nigeria’s education policy in order to restore it to its past glory. Prince Radvie who spoke with newsmen while inspecting blocks of classrooms under construction in his locality, agreed that there are lapses in the present educational system […]

Vandalised pipelines spill oil, pollute farmlands in Edo

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Esan News

Nigeria: Edo Red Cross Mourns Late Patron

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Nigeria: NSCDC Nabs Job Scam Kingpin, Warns Jobseekers

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NSCDC nabs man for defrauding job seekers of N403m

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Esan West APC constitutes reconciliation C’ttee

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Osun 2014: Distribution of permanent voter cards continuous —INEC

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Edo Assembly charges LG on projects execution

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Other States

12,000 Unemployed Youths Seek SEEFOR Job In Delta

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Kasese CAO detained over cash

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Nigeria: Asaba Power Sub-Station to Be Inaugurated Aug. 28

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Police nab suspected female cultist, 10 others

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Three female suicide bombers kill scores in Nigeria

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Nigeria defeat India to table tennis bronze as star man Ojo Onaolapo sparks wild celebrations… by pulling his shorts down

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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

Help! I’m dying–Nollywood actress: Omotunde Ogundimu

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Nigeria: Is Nollywood’s N3 Billion Largesse Real or a Mirage

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‘Nigeria’s Netflix’ takes Nollywood to a tellurian audience

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Nollywood Actress Chika Ike: we Can Only Marry A Man That Will Make Me Happy

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NOLLYWOOD: Daniel Ademinokan Writes A minute to his 6years Old Son

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Nollywood Stars Storm Jnr Pope Odonwodo’s Wedding [Pictures]

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What you don’t know about the name NIGERIA

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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UPDATE 3-In rare move, Canada accuses Chinese of trying to hack govt network

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

(Adds Chinese reaction, paragraphs 4, 10-11; background) By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, July 29 (Reuters) – Canada on Tuesday took the unusual step of singling out Chinese hackers for attacking a key computer network and lodged a protest with Beijing, raising tensions at a time when Ottawa wants to boost oil sales to China. Officials said […]

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Xi Jinping takes risky path in disposal of ‘tiger’ Zhou Yongkang

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

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