Benin City

Oshiomhole Orders demolition of illegal structures

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INEC extends voter’s registration exercise in Edo

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Fayose apologises to Oshiomhole, warns aides against insulting people

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Learn to Commend Oshiomhole’s Positive Side, Auchi Monarch Tells Edo PDP

By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN–The Otaru of Auchi, Alhaji Aliru Momoh, Ikelebe III, has admonished the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State to commend the state government in areas where it had done well so as to encourage those holding political offices, rather than always criticising the state government. He said this while commissioning the […]

PDP Will Lose Two States- Gov

Vincent Ehiabhi, 2 days ago Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State in an interview with the Sun on Sunday revealed the two states that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will lose election in 2015. The governor made the revelation in a reaction the statement credited to President Goodluck Jonathan, who said the PDP will […]

Oshiomhole, Thorn In The Flesh Of PDP

Governor Adams Oshiomhole The main bowl of the new-look Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin was full to capacity, all the adjoining streets and roads leading to the stadium were jam-parked with human and vehicular traffick. They came from the nooks and crannies of the state and beyond. Date was Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Their mission? To […]

Etsako News

Lg Boss Consoles Hon Aliu And Alhaji Shehu Families

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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Esan News

‘In dating, we considered good English, dress sense, not money’

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Ekiti Market Women Intervene In Legislature, Executive Face-Off

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Court strikes out suit against APC chief in Edo

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Nigeria: APC, CNPP Call for Extension of Voters’ Registration in Edo

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Edo MDG Empowers 2,250 Rural Dwellers

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Ekiti legislature, executive face-off: APC lawmakers stay away as market women intervene

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Other States

PDP-Backed Speaker Likely To Emerge Against Tambuwal

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is working behind the scenes to plant one of its members as a new Speaker of the House of Representatives as part of an elaborate plan to undermine the incumbent, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, who recently left the PDP to join the All Progressives Congress (APC).  House of Rep Speaker, […]

Nigeria On The Brink, Northern Nigerian Academics Say, Accusing Jonathan Of Indifference

A group of lecturers from northern Nigerian universities have described Nigeria as a country on the brink, adding that President Goodluck Jonathan remained insensitive even as security has collapsed abysmally in the country. The academics, who are members of the Arewa Research Development Project (ARDP), made their dire declaration in a statement issued after their […]

Buhari’s Jet Barred From Landing In Makurdi

A chartered jet conveying former head of state and a leading candidate  of the opposition All progressives Congress (APC), retired General Muhammad Buhari was prevented from landing in Makurdi today around 1pm. Muhammadu Buhari Sahara Reporters Media  A source close to the general told Saharareporters that some 20 minutes before landing, the pilot was informed […]

Gunmen Kill Mobile Policeman, Flee With His Rifle In Bayelsa

A mobile policeman attached to the Bayelsa State Police Command has been killed, and his service rifle taken away by yet to be identified gunmen along Akenpai area, in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa State. Nigeria Police Confirming the killing, acting Police Public Relations Officer, Lawrence Eboka, said the deceased, who is a corporal, was […]

Nine, Including An American, Picked Up In Continuing Ghana Cocaine Saga

Nine more people have been picked up by Ghanaian security operatives in connection with the cocaine bust involving a Ghanaian woman, Nayele Ametefe at London’s Heathrow Airport. 9 Arrested in Ghanaian cocaine saga The arrest of the nine came after a swoop by a team of security agents. The nine arrested include two ladies who […]

Jonathan, Tafawa-Balewa Undergo PDP "Arrangee" Screening

President Goodluck Jonathan and his presumed challenger for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Abdul-Jhalil Tafawa-Balewa, were put through a mock screening by the party in Abuja on Wednesday. The PDP has already endorsed Mr. Jonathan for the 2015 election. Today’s exercise was undertaken by a committee is headed by a former […]

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 Producer Says How Dogs Killed 2 Cobras in His House

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Nollywood TV on Bouygues Telecom

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Breaking rules: Talking Nigerian showbiz with Nollywood pioneer

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VOICES: Nollywood’s anti-piracy war

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Nollywood Actress, Stephanie Linus, Addresses Rape Allegation Against Brother

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Nollywood Actress Wants Her Brother Fully Prosecuted For Raping A UNILAG Student

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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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Between Abia PDP and Kalu’s ‘special waiver’

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leopards can never change their spots, so goes the old saying. And the truth of this adage is plain from the antics of one man who has continued to constitute himself a political distraction in Abia State. On Wednesday, November 19, a horrendous news item was planted in some dailies, including that owned by the […]

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Imminent Collapse of Civil Rule in Nigeria, By Femi Falana

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE dreaded Boko Haram sect has continued to unleash mayhem on defenceless civilians including school children in the north east region. In the last couple of months, the satanic society has annexed part of the territory of the Republic of Nigeria. In the circumstance, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, […]

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