Benin City

Edo 2015 – Oshiomhole’s Time Is Passing Away – - Ugbomhe

interview By GABRIEL ENOGHOLASE Pascal Ugbomhe is Director of Organization/Operations of the Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He was a two-time member of the State House of Assembly, and before then, a local government council chairman and former vice-chairman of the party in the state. Ugbomhe is now in the race […]

Youths, key to Nigeria’s greatness, say Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says Nigerian Youths are the key to making Nigeria great, as they continue to excel even in the face of daunting challenges. Speaking at the parade to mark the conclusion of the orientation exercise of Batch ‘B’ 2014 Youth Corps Members at Okada, Edo State yesterday, Oshiomhole said “your […]

Forum Blasts Orbih, Braimoh Over Attacks On Oshiomhole

Umbrella body of Edo North persons in politics, Afenmai Political Forum, yesterday took a swipe at Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Dan Orbih and former senator representing the district, Senator Yisah Braimoh over what it described as their penchant to misinform the public on the achievements of Governor Adams Oshiomhole. […]

Moving Nigeria Forward: Oshiomhole reposes confidence in youths

BENIN CITY- Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State said Nigerian Youths have what it takes to move Nigeria forward in spite of the challenges facing the nation. Oshiomhole who stated this yesterday at Okada during the passing out ceremony of 2,550 of the 2014 Batch ‘B’ of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Members, congratulated […]

No apology to APC decampees – Oshiomhole

BENIN CITY -Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says he has no apology to tender to those who decamped from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to a rival party, saying he will never share the state’s resources, meant for developing the state, to them. Speaking at the presentation of staff of office to Alhaji Jackson […]

Afenmai Political Forum blasts Orbih, Braimoh over attacks on Oshiomhole

Umbrella body of Edo North persons in politics, Afenmai Political Forum, yesterday took a swipe at Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Dan Orbih and former senator representing the district, Senator Yisah Braimoh over what it described as their penchant to misinform the public on the achievements of Governor Adams Oshiomhole. […]

Etsako News

19-Yr-Old Boy for Rapes Nursing Mother in Edo

By Simon Ebegbulem THE Police in Edo State has arrested 19-year old Peter Braimoh who allegedly raped a 24 year-old nursing mother at Agenebode, Etsako East Local Government Council of Edo State. The suspect was said to have gained entrance into the victim’s residence through the window at about 4am, knowing that the husband was […]

Malaria elimination Programme: Julius Berger to distribute 20000 mosquitoes nets

WorldStage Newsonline– Julius Berger Nigeria Plc said as part of its contribution to the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), it will distribute over 20, 000 of the treated mosquito nets in Nigeria within the next few months. The company’s Public Affairs Advisor, Mr Clement Iloba who disclosed this on Sunday during the distribution of the […]

Bush Meat Sellers Close Shop For Ebola

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Edo North’s Unsettled Pair – Shagadi and Momoh

opinion By Usman Abudah By tradition, I am not a politician, but nearly made a slip to join a political party over a year ago and I will explain my reasons for daring such a move: I saw the developments that were going on in my senatorial district by the state government and just retiring […]

Edo North’s unsettled pair: Shagadi and Momoh

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Nigeria: ‘Why North Is Opposed to Increase in Revenue for Oil Areas’

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Esan News

Ihonmidumu-Illeh declared owner of disputed land

Land Dispute: Court rules in favour of Ihonmidumi-Illeh community

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PDP accuses Edo govt of oppressive tax regime

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Reportage of Osun poll: Events that shaped the election

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Teenagers Arrested For Cultism In Benin

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Ebola a challenge for Nigerian professors, students – BIU’s VC

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Other States

UN Helicopter Shot Down Over South Sudan, Three Feared Dead

The United Nations confirmed today that one of its Mi-8 cargo helicopters crashed today in near Bentiu, a conflct zone in rural South Sudan. South Sudanese local government officials claim three members of the crew died when the craft was shot down by rebels. The U.N. has not confirmed any deaths, but has sent a […]

Cameroon Repatriates 480 Absconding Nigerian Soldiers

About 480 government soldiers, who had previously fled into Cameroon after heavy fighting with Boko Haram insurgents are currently being repatriated to Nigeria by Cameroonian Authorities. nigerian army As previously reported by an AP news article, civilians fleeing into Cameroon gave accounts of being joined by Nigerian soldiers who were retreating from heavy fighting with […]

Bola Tinubu Tweets Reaction To Ribadu’s Defection To PDP, Wishes Former EFCC Chair Luck

Bola Tinubu Bola Tinubu, one of the founders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has tweeted a reaction to the recent defection of a prominent party member, Nuhu Ribadu, to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Late last week, Mr. Ribadu, who was the founding chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, announced his resignation […]

Tom Ikimi, Habitual Decamper, Returns To PDP

Despite his claims that he is still examining dominant political parties in Nigeria, a source in the know of Chief Tom Ikimi political moves has confirmed that he is taking his restlessness from the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Ikimi last carried the PDP card about 10 years ago. Tom Ikimi The Sun News Online Earlier on Tuesday, Ikimi had in a tactical move aimed at getting the […]

Thousands Attend Funeral For Unarmed Black Teen Fatally Shot By Ferguson Police By Fatima Sesay

Thousands of family members, community and political allies congregated at a somber funeral ceremony for Michael Brown on Monday, August 25, at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Missouri. Brownfun1 Courtesy Jeff Roberson, AP Brown, 18, was shot six times by a white police officer, Darren Wilson, on August 9 in his hometown Ferguson, […]

Nigerian Military Claims Repatriated Soldiers On Their Way To Another Mission To Combat Boko Haram

The Nigerian military, in a statement today, claimed that the absconding 480 Nigerian soldiers who fled to Cameroon during a clash with Boko Haram have returned, and will be sent on another another counter-insurgency mission. See Also News Close To 500 Nigerian Soldiers Flee To Cameroon To Avoid Confrontation With Boko Haram 0 Comments 1 […]

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, Ogeh Cynthia sets-up picture consulting firm

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Single and married Nollywood actresses nap around – Blessing Egbe

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Nigeria: Ezenwanyi Ndigbo Na Nollywood

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Ngozi Ezeonu selected for chieftaincy pretension of Ezenwanyi Ndigbo Na Nollywood

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Nollywood Celebrities and their unnoticed priority

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Ngozi Ezeonu to be coferred with normal pretension ”Ezenwanyi Ndigbo Na Nollywood”

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Other Recent News

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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Edo: The burden of candidacy

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

THEpolitical prognosis for the build up to the Edo State 2016 governorship election promises different scenarios that could be interesting. Of course, the ways and methods of producing an acceptable candidate are unpredictable, especially as it relates to the choice of the most acceptable candidates by the two contending political parties, the All Progressive Congress, […]

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The beautiful bride

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE most important preoccupation in town at this time of the year is the jostling for the 2015 general elections. Many political gladiators, their supporters as well as pundits are involved in the fray leading to the elections coming up early in 2015. The jostling is reaching fever pitch and nobody is leaving any stone […]

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