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Photos: Another Church Building Collapse In Edo State Three Feared Death

class=”eliadunit” A week after an uncompleted Guest House owned by The Synagogue Church of All Nations collapsed in Lagos killing over 80 people, another church building has caved in at Egor local government area of Edo state. The collapse of the one-storey building, owned by the Christ Chosen Church of God, is feared to have […]

Edo: Oshiomhole, PDP And The Chicago Convention

It is no longer news that the relationship between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) can best be described as that of cat and mouse where today, the ruling party has been pushed to defensive position with torrent of allegations against the Governor Adams Oshiomhole-led administration. […]

Group Hails Gov Oshiomhole Over Purposeful Leadership

A non political, non religious and nongovernmental organization under the aegis, Ikpoba-Okha Community Development Committee – ICDC has hailed Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s pragmatic and purposeful leadership in the All Progressives Congress The body’s impression was contained in a communiqué at the end of a crucial meeting attended by its leadership from the 65 communities in […]

WHARC Trains Pharmacists On Abortion Management

By Francis Onoiribholo Following the increasing cases of abortion in the country, the Women’s Health and Action Research Centre (WHARC) has organised training for pharmacists in Ovia-North East Local Government Area of Edo State to curb the trend. The workshop, which was held at the Main Auditorium of the Women’s Health and Action Research Centre […]

Ebola – Council Boss Holds Sensitisation Programme

Photo: MSF By Francis Onoiribholo In compliance with the Edo State government directive on the collective fight against the spread of Ebola disease, the Chairman, Ovia North East Local Government Area, Mrs. Lucy Omagbon, has launched community sensitization programme in the locality. The sensitisation, which started at the Okada market square in Okada West, is […]

Oshiomhole Set to Challenge Buhari,Atiku,Okorocha,Others For APC …

Edo state Governor, Adams Oshiomhole is set to challenge former military Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari ; former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar; Senator Bukola Saraki, Kano Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso and Imos Governor Rochas Okorocha for the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). THE NATION has this story. Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State […]

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Edo 2015 – Defectors Are No Threat to APC – Amanokhan

interview By Simon Ebegbulem Mr Mika Amanokha is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State. In this interview, he insists that the Governor Adams Oshiomhole – led APC in the state will defeat the PDP despite the defection of some APC members to the PDP. The House of Assembly aspirant for […]

Rainstorm Disaster: Community calls for support

IRAOKHOR (ETSAKO CENTRAL) – The Oghieavianwu of Avianwu Clan, in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State His Royal Highness, Alhaji Jackson Dauda Etokhana entreated the state government to provide urgent support to the Victims of recent rain storm disaster in Fugar community in the local government area who are presently traumatized, having been […]

Reps commiserates with community over rainstorm

The member representing Etsako Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Mr. Momoh Abubakar, has commiserated with the people of Fugar in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State over the recent rainstorm, which destroyed houses and other properties worth millions of naira in the area. The Fugar rainstorm, which occurred after a downpour, wreaked […]

AS RICHARD LAMAI FINALLY ANSWERS THE CALL OF HIS PEOPLE

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Agro-processors identify reasons for poor investment climate

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Edo 2015: Defectors are no threat to APC – Amanokhan

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Edo community disowns ‘monarch’

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FG Puts In Place Strategies To Reduce Graduate Unemployment

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FG moves to reduce graduates’ unemployment

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Corpses of twin babies, toddler found in Edo

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THREAT: 2 Teenagers Arrested Over N300, 000

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Two-storey building collapses in Edo

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Other States

Nigeria: UNDP, Kogi Spend N120 Million On Youths Training

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Gunmen target Kogi police station

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Nigeria’s Transcorp Hotels plans IPO to help finance new properties

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Nigeria’s students back to school after Ebola lay-off

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South Africa says toll in Nigeria church collapse rises to 115

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Nigeria’s Jonathan condoles "Prophet" on visit to collapsed church

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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

This Nollywood actor says he’s a sexiest male in Nigeria

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Partner Nollywood, insurers urged

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Preserving Nollywood films as informative heritages (2)

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Secret of my staying energy in Nollywood—Actress Ijeoma Imoh

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Nollywood gets member during National Honours Awards

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Nigeria: Nollywood Movies Awards 2013 Unveils Nominees

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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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Comrade Macaulay’s 2015 bid

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A CURSORY glance at the power equation in Delta State reveal a startlingly remarkable political puzzle; and this is the glaring inequality in the distribution of the most juicy political appointments in the littoral state. As a matter of historical fact and figure, from the Western Region through the Midwestern Region, Midwestern State (later Bendel […]

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Abuja and challenges of infrastructure

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

TRULY, before any settlement, town or community could be termed developed, such must have a surfeit of infrastructural facilities in place. Putting the same issue in different words, a city devoid of infrastructure is like an Oba (king) without a crown. This explains why experts have identified infrastructure deficit as a major constraint to Nigeria’s development. […]

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