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Fayose Advises Oshiomhole To Stop Meddling in Ekiti Affairs

Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose has advised Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state to stop meddling in Ekiti affairs. According to PUNCH, Fayose through his Special Adviser on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, on Thursday, said that Oshiomhole allegedly perpetrated illegality by shifting the sitting of the Edo Assembly to the Government House […]

Oshiomhole to Fayose: Don’t Join Me Into your Gangsterism

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Don’t drag me into political gangsterism- Oshiomhole warns Fayose

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has told his Ekiti State counterpart, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, to face the task of governance and stop dragging his (Oshiomhole’s) name into ‘the political gangsterism’ that had become peculiar with Ekiti State. The statement is in reaction to comments on Edo State House of Assembly politics credited to Governor […]

Oshiomhole to Fayose: Don’t join me in your gangsterism

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has told his Ekiti State counterpart, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, to buckle up and face the task of governance rather than drag his (Oshiomhole’s) name into the political crisis that has become peculiar to the Ekiti State Governor. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Peter Okhiria, Oshiomhole […]

Oshiomhole: Jonathan Will Not Get 5% of Votes in Edo

Governor Adams Oshiomhole  Cross River is president’s stronghold, says Imoke Davidson Iriekpen    
 Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has warned President Goodluck Jonathan not to expect up to five per cent votes from the people of his state in the 2015 presidential election because he has nothing to show for the 95 per cent votes […]

APC ticket: Atiku solicits support from Oshiomhole, others in Benin

Ahead of the All Progressives Congress, APC, primaries, former Vice President and a contender for the party’s presidential ticket, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, was in Benin City, Edo State yesterday to solicit the support of Governor Adams Oshiomhole and leaders of the party in the state towards his presidential ambition. Receiving Atiku in his office, Governor […]

Etsako News

PVC: Use your card to punish incompetent leaders —Oshiomhole

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Over 4,000 INEC permanent voter cards stolen in Edo

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APC Members Call For Zoning

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Etsako Councillors adopt Alimikhena for Senate

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Edo State politics

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2015 General Election: The ONLY key to send incompetent leaders out is …

Governor Adams Oshiomole of Edo State has urged voters in the country to use their Permanent Voter’s Card to punish incompetent leaders and the party that fielded them, by voting them out in the next general election. Speaking, shortly after collecting his Permanent Voter’s Card, yesterday, the Governor said without the PVC, it would be […]

Esan News

Nigerian activists plan ‘heroic march’ to honour former ASUU president Festus Iyayi

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MDG empowerment scheme benefits 2,250 Edo residents

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PDP Congress: Defectors Threaten To Leave Over Manipulation of List

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Q&A: What’s behind Malaysia’s sodomy case vs Anwar

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Democrat takes on Cianci for Providence mayor

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I’m going into politics for service – House of Reps aspirant

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Other States

Obama To Issue Executive Orders Allowing Five Million Undocumented Immigrants To Stay In US

President Barack Obama has promised to issue a set of executive orders that will effectively allow up to 5 million undocumented immigrants to avoid the risk of deportation according to an NBC News report. Obama Obama The President has previously said that he would prefer to work with the US Congress in undertaking a more […]

Supreme Court Sacks Acting Governor Of Taraba State

A five-man panel of judges at the Supreme Court of Nigeria has reinstated a former Deputy Governor of Taraba State, Abubakar Danladi, earlier impeached by the State House of Assembly on the orders of ailingGovernor Danbaba Suntai. The decision taken unanimously by five judges are the Supreme Court today effectively ends the tenure of the […]

Allow Jonathan Fizzle Slowly Without Nigeria Falling With Him -Sheikh Gumi

Sheik Ahmad Gumi today reacted over the  invasion of the National Assembly by policemen on Thursday. In a statement, the popular Sheikh said Nigerians should allow President Goodluck Jonathan fizzle slowly and not drag Nigeria down to fall with him. Gumi in the statement titled ‘NASS blockade: Sign of Good Omen’, argued that President Jonathan […]

Flavour Reportedly Sells 1M Copies Of His Latest Album In Only 5 Days, See Which Rival Artist Reacted

According to Obaino Music, which markets singer Flavour’s music, the artist’s latest album, Thankful, which released on November 14th, sold over 1 million copies in the first five days of its release. Flavour recently released his new project “Thankful” To ensure that people wouldn’t think they were just making up the huge numbers, they went as far […]

IGP Calls NASS Siege An ‘Invasion’, Warns Tambuwal

Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has warned the Speaker of Nigeria‘s House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, from using thugs and undermining laws in the bids to achieve sinister agenda. Speaker of Nigeria‘s House of Reps Aminu Tambuwal The IGP warning to Tambuwal was contained in a statement issued by police spokesman, Emmanuel Ojukwu, […]

Don Jazzy To Perform With Other International Artists At United Nations For UNICEF Campaign

Don Jazzy confirmed last night, via his Instagram, that he’ll be performing at the United Nations for the UNICEF Imagine Campaign. UNICEF promotes the rights and well-being of every child in 190 countries and territories, with a special focus on reaching those in greatest need. Don Jazzy To Perform With Other International Artists At United Nations […]

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 artist vomits blood on location

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Meet a Boss: Charles Igwe, CEO, Nollywood Global

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Nollywood Actor, Kenneth Okonkwo and Ex-commissioner Fight Over Enugu Reps Ticket

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Nollywood Actor Reveals Why He Joined APC

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Nollywood is behind in a game, Timi Dakolo is a male on glow and 9 other takeaways from #AMAA2013

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Nollywood films launch on Amazon, iTunes

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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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Access to credit and Nigeria’s economic development

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

THERE is broad agreement that Nigeria with over 160 million people, an entrepreneurial spirit, natural resources, and an economic policy framework that looks increasingly market – driven has a promising future. In the last few years as Nigeria has come into the global development picture with GDP growth averaging 6-7.5 per cent a year, it […]

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NAFDAC internationalises local pharmaceuticals

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

OUTRIGHT opposition to and radical criticism of government policies and actions no doubt helps a nation to grow if accorded a nationalistic outlook. Little wonder that a nation fares better, faster, most genuinely and more impressively when critics acknowledges progressive and landmark achievements as well as proffers alternative solutions where and when necessary. It is […]

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