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Read What Jonathan Is Doing With Benin Chief Priest

President Goodluck Jonathan has moved to woo Edo traditional rulers and palace chiefs ahead of the March 28 presidential election. The Nation reports that the President on Thursday sent a high powered delegation to the Chief Priest of Benin Kingdom, Chief Nosakhare Isekhure to solicit his support for his re-election bid. READ ALSO: PDP Separates Self […]

Anti-democratic forces plotting killings, mayhem in Edo — Edo Govt

The Edo State Government says it has uncovered an evil plot by anti-democratic forces to unleash a reign of terror on the State by way of high-profile killings ahead of the March 28 and April 11 general elections. The objective, the state gathered, was not only to sow fear in the minds of the teeming […]

PDP has perfected plot to rig 2015 poll —Oshiomhole

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PDP has perfected plans to rig 2015 Polls – Oshiomhole

BENIN CITY – Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the Peoples Democratic Party in the state has perfected plans to rig the forthcoming general elections on March 28 and April 11. According to the Governor, some PDP chieftains have made overtures to senior military officers to assist them in ensuring that PDP thugs are […]

My Running Battle With Oshiomhole – – Ize Iyamu

interview By Simon Ebegbulem PAstor Osagie Ize-Iyamu is the Director-General of the Jonathan/Sambo presidential campaign in Edo State. In this interview with Vanguard, he insisted that President Goodluck Jonathan will win the presidential election despite the seeming popularity of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He also dismissed claims by Governor Adams […]

PDP has destroyed Nigeria’s economy —Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led Federal Government has de­stroyed the nation’s economy. Speaking to a coalition of women from across the 18 lo­cal government areas of the state, led by Chief Evelyn Ig­bafe, who paid him a solidarity visit on Tuesday, Oshiomhole said: “PDP has mismanaged the […]

Etsako News

PDP suffers another defection to APC

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Dangote Group acquires agbede-warrake farms

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2015: Abubakar Akokhia urges support for APC candidates

AUCHI – The All Progressive Congress Chairman, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State Alhaji Abubakar Akokhia has called on the people of Edo North not to relent in their support for the party.  He made this appeal why addressing supporters at the ACN party secretariat in Auchi. According to Alhaji Akokhia, he said […]

2015: Abubakar Akokhia urges support for APC candidates

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Politician urges Nigerians to support Buhari

IYAKPI (SOUTH -IBIE) – Nigerians, irrespective of religious and political divide have been urged to vote wisely for the APC in order to enthrone a positive change. Chairman, APC Ward.5, Etsako West local government, Mallam Beliyu Yamah who made the call expressed disappointment at the failure of the present leadership to utilise the abundant wealth […]

Nigeria: FG Did Not Execute N800 Million Water Project

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Esan News

Nigeria: Herbal Cocktail for Drug-Resistant Malaria

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NIGERIA: Emperor of Edo and Unpaid LG Workers

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Special Assistant lauds Saturday Ugbeide

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Presidential poll: Edo Central backs Jonathan’s re-election

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Esan elders adopt Jonathan for president

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49,515 won’t get PVC in Edo over multiple registrations —REC

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Other States

Jang’s Governors’ Forum Calls for Release of Kidnapped Missionary in Kogi

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Polls Shift, Best Decision By INEC – Kogi Dep Gov

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Nigerian kidnappers make demands after abducting U.S. missionary

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Kidnappers of American missionary, 70, want $300,000 for her safe return as it emerges the FBI have traveled to Nigeria to join the search

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Suicide blasts kill 24 in Nigeria

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The armed men who abducted an American missionary in Nigeria demand ransom, police say

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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

Catholic Bishop laments impact of Nollywood on children’s education

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Nollywood Actor, Hanks Anuku Denies Infecting Wife With HIV

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Nollywood stars boost Nigerian check campaign

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Fast Rising Nollywood Act Adesua Etomi Turns A Year Older, Parties With Colleagues

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My Love for These Top 10 Nollywood Actors

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Airport Chic! Nollywood Actress Ebube Nwagbo Takes a Trip for her Birthday

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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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Checking State Assembly legislative excesses

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

THE recent happenings in the Ebonyi State House of Assembly needs to be examined critically because of its political and constitutional implication and the danger it poses to the principles of separation of power as contained in the 1999 constitution as amended under our nascent democratic dispensation. Recently, the Ebonyi State House of Assembly declared […]

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Oshiomhole Reveals How PDP Plans To Rig The Forthcoming Elections

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

 Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state have connived with some senior military officers under the 4 Brigade to rig the March 28 and April 11 elections. The plot according to the governor, entails ensuring that PDP thugs were given easy passage by the army to carry out […]

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