Benin City

Oshiomhole Condemns Award of Honorary Degrees to Persons of Questionable …

 Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State at the weekend condemned the award of honorary degrees to people of questionable character by university administrators. Oshiomhole, who stated this while addressing the 19th convocation ceremony of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, observed that such awards usually […]

Oshiomhole Reacts To Buhari’s Visit To Aso Rock

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has described the cordial relationship between the outgoing Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, and President-elect, General Mohammadu Buhari, as one of the positive things coming from Nigeria to the international community in a long while. Governor Oshiomhole, during the convocation ceremony of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma was reacting to the […]

…2015 Biggest Election Losers (2)

The 2015 general elections have come and gone though the electoral body is yet to make final pronouncements on the governorship election in three states. STANLEY NKWOCHA continues his searchlight on the biggest electoral losers. Chief Edwin Clark South-South leader, and leader of the Ijaw nation, Chief Edwin Clark might not have recovered from the […]

Edo Govt Raises the Alarm on Plane Hovering over Oshiomhole’s Country Home

Governor Adams Oshiomhole The Edo State Government on Tuesday raised the alarm over threat to the  life of Governor Adams Oshiomhole with a claim that an unidentified aircraft flew  over his country home in Iyamoh, Auchi, for several minutes in low altitude on Monday evening. Coming days after some troops were reportedly stationed around the […]

Groups Worried Over State Of Edo Nursing School

Oshiomole The deplorable  state of Edo State Nursing and Midwifery schools, which have lost their accreditation with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, has attracted the interest of women journalists in the state. Women journalists, under the umbrella of Nigerian Union of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) and various none governmental organisations, called for the upliftment […]

How Nigerian Army Helped PDP To Rig My Home Town Votes – Oshiomhole

Edo North, where Governor Adams Oshiomhole hails from, was under 24-hour Army lockdown, Saturday, as all the entry and exit points into the senatorial district were sealed by soldiers till the early hours of Sunday. Motorists and pedestrians who were caught unawares by the strange and unannounced military lockdown were stopped from moving and unlucky ones horsewhipped […]

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Reflections On 2015 General Elections

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Reflections On 2015 General Elections

THERE is no doubt that this year’s general elections came with many surprises. A surprise that humbled the mighty and produced new set of leaders who are relatively underdogs! The most revered incumbency power was demystified as the collective will of the people prevailed over it. In lieu of this, I truly pray that many […]

Nigeria: Why Edo Deserves to Produce Reps Speaker

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Okpekpe Road Race: Indigenous athletes to get more money

Organisers of the third Okpekpe 10km road race scheduled for next month in Okpekpe have announced a quantum increase in the prize money for the first nine Edo-state born finishers in the men’s and women’s races. The respective male and female winners will go home with N500,000 each, an increase of N400,000 while the first […]

Sale of ballot booklets: AIG detains three INEC adhoc staff

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Mr Chairman Sir

I cannot seem to remember exactly when you assumed office as chairman of our party in Edo state but it now seems such a long time ago that I even think you have over-stayed in office and, therefore, your welcome. It is common knowledge that at the time you inherited your present position, our party […]

Esan News

Auto Crash Claims 3 Lives, Others Seriously Injured in Edo

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3 die in ghastly crash in Edo state

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Three die in Edo auto crash

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Lagos H /Assembly : Elliot, Lai Mohammed’s son, others declared winners as Obanikoro, Ajomale’s sons lose

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Buhari, APC and PDP defectors

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Lagos House Of Assembly Elections: Elliot, Lai Mohammed’s Son, Others Declared Winners As Sons Of Obanikoro, Ajomale Lose

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Other States

Igbuya Remains Our Candidate for the Speaker’S Position – Anioma Leaders

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NO MORE THE KIDNAPPERS’ DEN

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Nigeria Women Basketball

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Pan-Deltan group thumbs down polls, lauds President-elect

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LNA claims to take checkpoint of Heera amid continuing expectations of Ghanian ceasefire

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Shell to train 60 Niger Delta youths

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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

Why Nollywood Is Not Recognised At The Oscars ­– Chioma Ude

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Top Nollywood Stars Who Have Kissed Each Other In Movies

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Nollywood Actress Uru Eke Releases New Promo Photos as She Launches New Website & Art Foundation

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Why Nollywood is reduction recognized by Oscars, by Chioma Ude

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Why Nollywood is not famous during a Oscars — Afriff Boss

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Tale of 3 Nollywood damsels who dumped their boyfriends

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