Benin City

Quake in Edo PDP: . Goodluck Women Co-ordinator, Senatorial aspirant …

DEFECTIONS: Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State exchanging pleasantries with Hon. West Idahosa and other former members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who recently decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Left is the former Women Co-ordinator, Goodluck Campaign Organisation and National President Goodluck-For-Transformation, Chief Mrs. Evelyn Igbafe at a ceremony in Benin City […]

Our First Priority Is To Secure Nigeria – See Amaechi, Buhari, Osinbajo …

Edo State receives All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign team with its candidate for February 14 poll General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd). The Edo State governor Adams Oshiomole with other APC delegates welcomed Buhari at the airport. Then APC campaign team visited Oba of Benin’s Palace. While introducing General Buhari and his running mate Pfor. Yemi […]

PDP steals N100 from every litre of kerosene – Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole | credits: File copy The Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday accused the Peoples Democratic Party-led Federal Government of duping Nigerians by selling kerosene N150 per litre instead of N50. Oshiomhole, who said this while receiving defectors from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress in Benin, the Edo […]

Jonathan VS Buhari: It will be fight to the finish – Hon. West Idahosa

Hon West Ehioge-Idahosa is the only Edo politician who has served a third term in the House of Representatives. He served between 1999-2011 for Ovia Federal Constituency of the state. The lawyer joined his bosom friend, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the PDP last year. But events that occurred […]

PDP Alleges Edo Govt Plan to Sell Army Barracks

By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN–The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State has raised alarm over what it described as the alleged plot by the state government to sell the Nigerian Army Barracks in Ikpoba Hill, Benin City, due to alleged lack of funds for capital development. State Chairman of the party, Chief Dan Orbih, also […]

Oshiomhole: Ugolor carpets Jonathan

London – Renowned Human Rights Activist, Rev. David Ugolor has carpeted President Goodluck Jonathan, for turning his back at the Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole when his personal Aide Comrade Olaitan Oyerinde was killed by those he described as agents of the Federal Government. Ugolor in a fax message to The Nigerian observer from […]

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Showdown in Edo!

Monarch inaugurates water scheme in Agbede

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Nigeria: Showdown in Edo!

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INEC Says electoral body has gone digital while politicians remain in analogue thinking

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Woman defied parents and married a blind man

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‘For a woman to love and marry me is proof that God is great’

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Esan News

Oshiomhole accuses FG of lying over N2.4bn Edo water project

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Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Monday morning

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Nigeria: Ex-Militant Bathes Former Lover With Acid

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Ask Anenih the role he played in rigging, incarceration of Prof Ambrose Alli, Oshiomhole tells Esan

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Ex-militant bathes former lover with acid

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Nigeria: Fire Guts Prison Staff Quarters in Benin

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Other States

Nigeria will not delay elections: commission

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Operators Lash Out at ATC for Downgrading Nigeria’s Airspace

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Nigeria fighter jets bomb town held by Boko Haram

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Election 2015: Jonathan Threatens To Voice No Confidence In INEC

With the reality dawning on President Goodluck Jonathan that he may lose the February 14 presidential polls, the incumbent and PDP candidate today indicated that he was considering voicing a vote of no confidence in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). President Goodluck Jonathan Sahara Reporters Media Evidence of Mr. Jonathan’s jitteriness and his latest strategy emerged […]

Buhari Commiserates With Victims Of Maiduguri, Konduga, Monguno Attacks, Assures End Of Insurgency In Sight

Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock at reports of the latest mindless attacks by Boko Haram on Maiduguri, Konduga and Monguno in Borno State with over 40,000 more refugees reportedly joining the ranks of the internally displaced. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) A statement from the APC Presidential Campaign Organisation and signed by Mallam Garba Shehu, Director of Media Publicity, quoted Buhari as expressing his condolences, […]

Jonathan Failed And Does Not Deserve Another Chance, Says South East APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) South-East on Wednesday declared that President Goodluck Jonathan has failed the nation and does not deserve another chance. President Jonathan The spokesman of the APC in the zone, Osita Okechukwu, made the remark as the APC campaign train in Enugu State stopped over at 9th Mile Corner Ngwo, a suburb of Enugu. […]

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

Omotola Celebrates 20 Years In Nollywood

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Nollywood actor, Obiekwe to be buried Feb 3

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Nigeria’s Nollywood Is Putting Hollywood To Shame

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Ilami Whyte: The Versatile Nollywood Actress

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Omosexy outlines 20 Nollywood years with Stella Maris pupils

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Nollywood: This Is Late Muna Obiekwe Wife And Kid, Isnt It?

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What you don’t know about the name NIGERIA

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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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Witness Accused Abubakar Audu Of Forging Documents

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‘Why past leaders are not supporting Jonathan

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