Benin City

Church Building Collapse – Govt Will Prosecute Culprits, Says Oshiomhole

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Lawyers mustn’t aid disobedience of court orders –Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole has challenged mem­bers of the Bar to speak up against disobedi­ence of court orders, saying it portends danger for the rule of law. Speaking at the opening of the 2014/2015 Legal Year in Benin City at the weekend, Oshiomhole said “every law­yer must endeavour to uphold the law and it […]

Expose Criminals Oshiomhole Tells Journalists

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Oshiomhole to present 2015 budget Sept 23

The Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, will on Tuesday present the 2015 budget proposal to the state house of assemble for consideration and approval. Oshiomhole also forwarded the name of Dennis Idahosa from Oviia South-West Local Government Area as a commissioner nominee to the state legislature for confirmation. The governor’s message, conveyed by the Secretary […]

Oshiomhole presents 2015 budget today

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Photos: Another Church Building Collapse In Edo State Three Feared Death

class=”eliadunit” A week after an uncompleted Guest House owned by The Synagogue Church of All Nations collapsed in Lagos killing over 80 people, another church building has caved in at Egor local government area of Edo state. The collapse of the one-storey building, owned by the Christ Chosen Church of God, is feared to have […]

Etsako News

Edo 2015 – Defectors Are No Threat to APC – Amanokhan

interview By Simon Ebegbulem Mr Mika Amanokha is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State. In this interview, he insists that the Governor Adams Oshiomhole – led APC in the state will defeat the PDP despite the defection of some APC members to the PDP. The House of Assembly aspirant for […]

Rainstorm Disaster: Community calls for support

IRAOKHOR (ETSAKO CENTRAL) – The Oghieavianwu of Avianwu Clan, in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State His Royal Highness, Alhaji Jackson Dauda Etokhana entreated the state government to provide urgent support to the Victims of recent rain storm disaster in Fugar community in the local government area who are presently traumatized, having been […]

Reps commiserates with community over rainstorm

The member representing Etsako Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Mr. Momoh Abubakar, has commiserated with the people of Fugar in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State over the recent rainstorm, which destroyed houses and other properties worth millions of naira in the area. The Fugar rainstorm, which occurred after a downpour, wreaked […]

AS RICHARD LAMAI FINALLY ANSWERS THE CALL OF HIS PEOPLE

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Agro-processors identify reasons for poor investment climate

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Edo 2015: Defectors are no threat to APC – Amanokhan

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Esan News

Nigeria: FG Moves to Reduce Graduates’ Unemployment

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Edo community disowns ‘monarch’

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FG Puts In Place Strategies To Reduce Graduate Unemployment

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FG moves to reduce graduates’ unemployment

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Corpses of twin babies, toddler found in Edo

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THREAT: 2 Teenagers Arrested Over N300, 000

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Other States

Letter from Africa: Nigeria’s internet warriors

Nigerians Troops Plan Big Push To Recover Territory From Islamist Insurgents

Boosted by recent successes in Konduga and Bazza, commanders of Nigeria’s armed troops in the northeast are drawing up an ambitious tactical plan for a new offensive aimed at recovering territory seized by Islamist insurgents in the last two months. Tank sighted today in Mubi Sahara Reporters Media Several military sources at Defense Headquarters in […]

Journalist Close To Boko Haram Says Abubakar Shekau “Alive And Well”

Ahmed Salkida, a Dubai-based Nigerian journalist who reportedly maintains communication with some leaders of the Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram, claimed today that the sect’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, is alive and well. Mr. Salkida denied reports asserting that Nigerian troops had killed the mercurial and fiendish Shekau, the speaker and voice in numerous videos released by Boko Haram. Ahmed Salkida, journalist In a tweet […]

Months After Murders, Kaduna Governor Visits Killing Field As Women, Naked, Protest Poor Leadership

Months after his inability to visit murder sites in the troubled Southern Kaduna region of Kaduna state, Governor Mukhtar Yero finally surfaced in the ‘killing field’ today, while angry women protested, naked, against the governor’s negligence and poor leadership. An indigene of Sanga local government, residing in the United States, Barrister Sunday Ugah, who is presently in […]

Nigeria: UNDP, Kogi Spend N120 Million On Youths Training

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Gunmen target Kogi police station

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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

She Thought He Was Cheating … Then He Proposed! Nollywood Actor Jnr Pope’s Dramatic Proposal

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This Nollywood actor says he’s a sexiest male in Nigeria

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Partner Nollywood, insurers urged

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Preserving Nollywood films as informative heritages (2)

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Secret of my staying energy in Nollywood—Actress Ijeoma Imoh

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Nollywood gets member during National Honours Awards

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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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Anenih as oracle in chief

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

CHAIRMAN of the Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees, Chief (Dr) Tony Anenih, has been called a political tactician-in-chief. He has been called the Oracle of Uromi. He also has been called Nigeria’s political Nostradamus. What is self-evident is that, in the firmament of the country’s politics for more than three decades now, Anenih is […]

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Tunde Bakare’s Moments of Truth

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

PASTOR Tunde Bakare is many things to different people, depending on what side of the prism you are viewing him from. One thing that is constant however, is; his stand or position on any issue. You can never find him sitting on the fence, he never wavers, he takes a stand on any issue that […]

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