Benin City

NDIC: 65% of Nigerians Lack Access to Banking

 NDIC logo Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City With an estimated population of 179 million people, 65 per cent of Nigerians still lack access to any form of banking facility or service, the Controller, Benin zonal office of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance corporation (NDIC), Mr. Sunday Oluyemi has said. Besides, the active rural poor people, constitute […]

Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole remarries amid glamour

It was glitz, glamour and a gathering of Ni­geria’s who is who, as Edo State governor, Comrade Adams Osh­iomhole, yesterday, ex­changed marital vows with his heartthrob, for­mer Miss Iara Fortes. The governor and his bride signed the marriage register in the presence of family members and few friends. Thereafter, digni­taries in the country, led by […]

Adams Oshiomhole’s Daughter On Why She Missed Her Dad’s Wedding

Winifred Oshiomhole is governor Oshimhole’s daughter and she’s older than the bride so when she was noticeably absent at her father’s wedding, tongues began to wag. But explaining why she was absent, Winifred said; “The information for the day was not properly circulated, I would say I was busy taking care of my life, work […]

Group decries killings, arrest of Edo officials

Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomole A GROUP of concerned Nigerians and human rights advocates has decried the spate of killings and kidnapping in the last month in Benin City, Edo state, and the recent “illegal arrest of 11 innocent and responsible citizens who paraded in Abuja as suspects.” The group made the call at a […]

APC Will Continue To Rule In Edo State – Momoh

WITH the PDP scoring the highest votes in the March 28 presidential election in Edo State, it seemed the PDP was going to take over the state political apparatus from the ruling APC. But there was a twist of hope as the APC clinched 21 seats in the state House of Assembly April 11th Elections […]

Edo Police Arrest 14 JSS Students for Alleged Cultism

The police in Edo State have arrested 14 Junior Secondary School students for their alleged involvement in cult-related activities in Benin, the state capital. It was learnt that the students, aged between 12 and 15, were nabbed when a crack team of policemen stormed Oguola Secondary School at Saint Saviour in Ikpoba Okha Local Government […]

Etsako News

That Oshiomole’s wedding!

I advised my son to marry a     foreigner— Oshiomhole’s mother IYAMHO community in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State became the envy of the Nigeria last Friday, May 15, 2015, when the Comrade Governor of Edo state, Adams Aliyu Eric Oshiomhole exchanged marital vows with his heartthrob, former Miss Iara Fortes, a […]

Edo Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, marries Cape Verdean model, Iara Fortes

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Oshiomhole denies wife is model

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Abisua war dance troupe without its Apana leader

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Water Project: Trad Ruler appeals to Gov Oshiomhole

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HEADLINES: – Pastor Treks For Buhari – Nike Reveals New Super Eagles Jerseys – Argentine Footballer Passes Away After Sustaining Fatal Head Injury – Ice Prince Renews His Etisalat Contract   … THE NEWS Pastor Treks For Buhari    The trekking carnival is yet to be over for the incoming president, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, as a Man of God, […]

Esan News

Nigeria: How Party Members Betrayed Me

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IFAD mission lauds fish farmers in Edo

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Zoning Formula: APC on track, says Tambuwal

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Reckless Driver Crushes OAU Student To Death

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Nigeria: Unidentified Female AAU Student Crushed to Death

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Bill for amendment of Edo Science, Tech Varsity scales 2nd reading

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Other States

Adhere to NIMET Warnings, NEMA Tells Kogi Residents

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PDP BoT Meets Monday on Anenih’s Replacement

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APC members believe there are PDP spies in their party

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Hussein: Kogi’ll prosper under my watch

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Ex-Governor Of Kogi State Escapes Death In Car Accident

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Nigeria: Govt Protests Assault of Diplomat in Equatorial Guinea

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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

Nollywood Abuja releases film to reject ‘make it syndrome’

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Nollywood Actress Adesua Etomi is Gorgeous in New Photos | Aham Ibeleme Photography

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Nollywood Actress KC Ejelonu Debuts Short Film ‘The Weight’ | Watch a Trailer

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Piracy: Nollywood Can Generate $250m Through TV – NBC Boss

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Mike Ezuruonye: Nollywood actor bustling on film set in US

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How Does Nollywood Portray Women?

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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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Hundreds of youths protest in Nigeria’s Kano over alleged blasphemy

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

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Nigeria Boko Haram conflict: People have lost everything

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