Benin City

Job creation: Edo gives Okomu oil 11400 hectares for expansion

Towards creating more jobs for youths in Edo State, the Edo State Government has given 11,400 hectares of land to Okomu Oil Plc for the cultivation of oil palms at Ovia North East Local Government Area. Managing Director of Okomu Oil Palm, Dr. Graham Heifer who stated this in a chat with newsmen said 45,000 […]

Oil palm firm to generate 45000 jobs at new plantation

FROM the organized private sector came support for Federal Government’s drive to fight unemployment as Okomu Oil Palm, Edo State yesterday said that it planned to employ 45,000 workers at its new plantation in Ovia North East Local Government Council. The Managing Director of Okomu Oil, Dr. Graham Heifer, in an interview with newsmen in […]

Court Sacks APC Lawmaker, Orders Fresh Primary

The election of Sunday Aghedo, a representative of Ovia South West in the Edo state House of Assembly has been nullified.  Nigerian Tribune reports that the election of the politician who contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was nullified by a Federal High Court sitting in Benin, earlier today, Wednesday, December 23. The […]

MUSIC: Sparkz Fab – I Know (Prod. Kas Beats)

  Prest Sparkz Isele is the real name with stage name SPARKZ FAB, he is a recording artiste under the platform of TNG MUSIC known as THE NEW GENERATION. he hails from Delta State Nigeria, and was born into a large and a prestigious family of Chief S.O ISELE(JP) the ERIBO of Udo in Ovia […]

RAHI takes free medical health care to rural communities

SUCCOUR came the way of wearied rural dwellers in communities across the Niger Delta region, as a non-governmental organisation interested in medicare, has restored hope to many sick patients in Edo, Delta, Cross River and Bayelsa states The group, Rural African Health Initiative (RAHI) said with technical partnership, it would soon embark on dental care […]

Suspended council boss sues Oshiomhole

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Etsako News

#2015InReview: 5 Nigerian Leaders Who Got Married In 2015

Getting married in later years is now seemingly acceptable and Nigerian leaders are no exception. Naij.com puts together a list of top Nigerian leaders and politicians who got married this year, many of which came at rather old age. 1. Governor Adams Oshiomhole On Friday, May 15, the Internet went abuzz with reports that Governor […]

#2015InReview: 5 Nigerian Leaders Who Got Married In 2015

Getting married in later years is now seemingly acceptable and Nigerian leaders are no exception. Naij.com puts together a list of top Nigerian leaders and politicians who got married this year, many of which came at rather old age. 1. Governor Adams Oshiomhole On Friday, May 15, the Internet went abuzz with reports that Governor […]

Budget 2016’ll revive economy, says Buhari

By Henry Umoru, Emma Ovuakporie Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, apologised to Nigerians over the persistent and biting fuel scarcity in the country and attributed the problem to market speculators and stakeholders who are resistant to change. He assured that the government was working hard to end the shortages urgently. President Buhari who begged […]

‘If Buhari doesn’t perform, stone us’

Momoh AMID anxiety in the land over the state of the nation, former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh, says President Muhammadu Buhari was capable of tackling headlong the myriad of problems confronting Nigeria, adding that he remained the only President since independence who diligently sought the office and got it. Momoh, who spoke in […]

Budget 2016’ll revive economy, says Buhari

By Henry Umoru, Emma Ovuakporie Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, apologised to Nigerians over the persistent and biting fuel scarcity in the country and attributed the problem to market speculators and stakeholders who are resistant to change. He assured that the government was working hard to end the shortages urgently. President Buhari who begged […]

Foundation treats hepatitis patients, pledges robust campaign

THE Clem Agba Foundation (TCAF) yesterday pledged to increase its sensitisation on the dangers of the little known but very deadly hepatitis which has been said to be more lethal than HIV/AIDS. The Founder, Prince Clem Agba, dropped the hint in Auchi, headquarters of Etsako West Local Council of Edo State while flagging off the […]

Esan News

Rising Need for Cement Use in Road Construction

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Nigeria: How States Pay Lip Service to Agriculture

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How States Pay Lip Service To Agriculture

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Edo State: DSS midnight operation ends in tragedy

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NEMA To States: Relocate Citizens from flood-prone areas

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Tax Enforcement: Edo govt seals-off 23 hotels

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Other States

NIMASA DG, Other Accused Used My Company To Siphon Funds—Witness Testifies

Emeka Emelano, a director of 02 Services Plus Limited, today in Lagos told a Federal High Court that his company was used as a conduit pipe to fraudulently obtain about N72 million from Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Mr. Emelano made the disclosure while being led in evidence by Rotimi Oyedepo, a prosecutor […]

Bayelsa Permanent Secretary Caught By Police Trying To Buy Newborn Baby For N200,000

A current Permanent Secretary in Bayelsa State, Dr. Wisdom Sawyer, was arrested Thursday by police for allegedly attempting to purchase a newborn baby for N200,000. Dr. Sawyer is also a medical practitioner and proprietor of Survival Hospital in Igbogene, Yenagoa Local Government Area (LGA). Nigeria Police Force SaharaReporters Media The arrest follows a complaint by […]

Anti-Corruption Group Makes Shocking Revelations Against Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike

A group called The Peoples Coalition against Corruption has urged the federal government and its anti-corruption agencies to investigate Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike for acts of corruption spanning the last five years.   In a statement signed by Peter Iloagbeze, the group accused the governor of massive theft and diversion of resources from the […]

More Than 100 UN Peacekeepers Will Be Sent Home For Sex Abuse In CAR

According to the United Nations (UN), more than 100 peacekeepers currently operating in the Central African Republic (CAR) are being sent home after an investigation revealed their role in a sexual abuse scandal. UN Peacekeepers In The Central African Republic BBC Africa In addition to the 20 previous allegations of abuse, the UN is investigating […]

Ex-APC Chieftain Tom Ikimi Arrested By EFCC

Tom Ikimi, a former chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and ex- minister of foreign affairs to late Nigerian dictator General Sanni Abacha has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over his role in the arms fund saga. An EFCC source told Saharareporters that Ikimi had been grilled at their Abuja office […]

EFCC Questions Ex-Governor Osoba Over N65 Million Contract With NIMASA

SaharaReporters has authoritatively learned that agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday questioned former Governor Segun Osoba of Ogun State for his role in the agency’s ongoing investigation of massive funds allegedly diverted and embezzled by an ex-Niger Delta militant, Government Ekpemupolo, popularly called Tompolo. Former Governor Segun Osoba of Ogun State The Scoop The EFCC recently declared Tompolo wanted reportedly for stealing $108.7 million, illegally diverting […]

Sports

Zimbabwe: Dembare Shift Focus to Chibuku Super Cup

[The Herald] Reporter OUTGOING champions Dynamos say they have shifted their focus to this coming weekend’s Chibuku Super Cup soccer final against Harare City at the National Sports Stadium where they have a better chance of playing in the African Safari next year after they dropped more points in the Premiership championship race on Saturday. The Harare giants shared the spoils in a disappointing 1-1 draw with Flame Lily at Lafarge on Saturday and the result complicated their lives as they are now hoping that their ri

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, […]

Entertainment

Shan George tells EFCC to examine Nollywood over Jonathan’s $200m largesse

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FILM: ‘Project Act Nollywood’ and President Buhari

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Nollywood star storms Ghana for existence show

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Is Nollywood singer Toyin Aimakhu singular again?

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Emami : When Ayiri Emami Hosted Miss Nollywood Nigeria

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I am so bustling we can’t remember a final time we had sex – Nollywood actress, Moyo Lawal

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