Benin City

Okpekpe Road Race – Three Govs Ready to Challenge Oshiomhole

The Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole may be in for a serious competition in the 2nd edition of the 10 kilometres Okpekpe Road Race. A close aide of comrade Oshiomhole confided that Governors Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers and Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State have sent in their registration […]

Okpekpe Road Race: Amaechi, Uduaghan, Aregbeshola challenge Oshiomhole

BY EMMA NJOKU If feelers available to Daily Sunsports are anything to go by, then Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, is in for a tough contest in the 2nd edition of the 10 kilometres Okpekpe Road Race. A close aide of the governor confided that Governors Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi of […]

Okpekpe Race: Three Governors Challenge Oshiomhole

 Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, may be in for a serious competition at the 2nd Okpekpe 10km Road Race scheduled for May 3 as three other governors have promised to challenge him at this edition. A close aide of Oshiomhole confirmed at the weekend that the governor of the Osun […]

Abubakar: Getting Everyone on Board for ECS is an Ongoing Exercise

Alhaji Munir Abubakar The Managing Director of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, Alhaji Munir Abubakar, in an interview with newsmen, spoke on the status of the Employee Compensation Scheme and the recent recruitment exercise conducted by NSITF. Damilola Oyedele presents the excerpts: Has the federal government completed payment for its staff enrollment into the scheme? […]

Civil servants appeal to Oshiomhole over name omission in payroll

FROM TONY OSAUZO, BENIN Two hundred and twenty-seven civil servants, whose names were allegedly omitted from the payroll of the Edo State Civil Service in March, 2014 have made a passionate appeal to the state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, to intervene in their plight. Besides, they called for their reinstatement and payment of all their outstanding […]

Okpekpe Race: Govs Amaechi, Uduaghan, Aregbesola To Challenge Oshiomhole

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Etsako News

How Hoodlums Butchered Man Over Farmland

Beniny City — Youths from Iviukha in Weppa Wanno community in Etsako East Local Government Council of Edo State are beating war drums following the death of one of their sons, Oseni Ekhameye who died as a result of injuries he sustained when people from Ikpele in Okpekpe clan attacked him while working in his […]

Edo 2015 – Ihonbvere’s, Senator’s Supporters Clash

Benin City — SUPPORTERS of the senator representing Edo North in the Senate, Senator Domingo Obende, and those of the Secretary to Edo State Government (SSG), Prof.Julius Ihonvbere, are engaged in war of words ahead of the 2015 National Assembly elections in the state. Ihonvbere, from Owan axis, is seeking the senatorial ticket of the […]

Enterprise Bank Partners Okpekpe Int’l Road Race

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How hoodlums butchered man over farmland in Nigeria

How hoodlums butchered man over farmland in Nigeria

class=”eliadunit” Youths from Iviukha in Weppa Wanno community in Etsako East Local Government Council of Edo State are beating war drums following the death of one of their sons, Oseni Ekhameye who died as a result of injuries he sustained when people from Ikpele in Okpekpe clan attacked him while working in his farm land. […]

How hoodlums butcher: Youths from Iviukha in Weppa Wanno co

How hoodlums butcher: Youths from Iviukha in Weppa Wanno co

class=”eliadunit” Youths from Iviukha in Weppa Wanno community in Etsako East Local Government Council of Edo State are beating war drums following the death of one of their sons, Oseni Ekhameye who died as a result of injuries he sustained when people from Ikpele in Okpekpe clan attacked him while working in his farm land. […]

Enterprise Bank partners Okpekpe International Road Race 2014

Enterprise Bank Limited has extended its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) vote for wellness and physical fitness of Nigerians to the 10-kilometre Okpekpe Road Race as the Official Banker. The annual international event, which has been endorsed by the Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the International Association of Athletic Federation (IAAF) is on its […]

Esan News

NEMA Donates To Edo Rainstorm Victims

BENIN CITY – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), yesterday donated assorted Relief materials to victims of sleet charge disaster that influenced Seven Local Government Areas of Edo State. The pierce is partial of efforts to element a state government’s efforts during providing succour to a victims. The 7 internal supervision areas included, Etsako west, […]

Eulogies for Iyayi during burial

“Prof, we have always pronounced that we would not wish to spend your final days using divided or sitting on a blockade while a Nigerian masses humour augmenting damage and emasculation. You insisted that we would rather wish a karma of genocide to accommodate we in a margin or improved in a trenches and barricades […]

Iyayi Buried As Edo Renames School After Him

THE former Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) President, Prof. Festus Iyayi, was, yesterday, buried in his nation home during Ugbegun in Esan Central internal supervision area of Edo State. In a moral preached by a Catholic priest, Revd Father Peter Omijie, he urged a late lecturer’s family members and associates not to cry over […]

Legal Practioner Describes Late Prof. Iyayi As A First Class Brain

Legal Practioner Describes Late Prof. Iyayi As A First Class Brain

A authorised practitioner, Jiti Ogunye on Monday eulogised a late former boss of a Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Festus Iyayi, describing him as a male who wielded “authority but claiming power”. Mr. Ogunye, who was a Secretary General of a Committee for a Defence of Human Rights a same time late Prof. […]

Iyayi Immortalised as School is Named After Him

THE former Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) President, Prof. Festus Iyayi, was buried in his home yesterday during Ugbegun in Esan Central internal supervision area of Edo State. The funeral of a late highbrow of business administration during accurately 10.42 am was preceded by oneness songs offering by ASUU and polite multitude members who […]

2015: Anenih’s kinsmen bluster to desert Jonathan over marginalisation

2015: Anenih’s kinsmen bluster to desert Jonathan over marginalisation

Ahead of a 2015 ubiquitous elections, stakeholders in a Edo Central Senatorial District have threatened to arise opposite a administration of President Goodluck Jonathan for what they described as his disaster to accommodate a end of their people. They claimed that even a Chairman of a Board of Trustees (BOT) of a statute Peoples Democratic […]

Other States

Northern Governors to Meet in Abuja Thursday

Northern Governors to Meet in Abuja Thursday

The plot thickens following events in Nigeria in recent days, with governors from the Northern states about to embark on a major initiative. SaharaReporters obtained a recently issued release calling for a rare gathering of governors from the northern states that will address a number of issues. Among the issues will be matters of security, […]

ACF Calls For Probe Into Sources Of Boko Haram Funding, And Logistics

ACF Calls For Probe Into Sources Of Boko Haram Funding, And Logistics

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF,) on Monday reacted to recent allegations of “confusion and arrogance” by Governor Murtala Nyako, of Adamawa state, by the Federal Government, while acts of genocide continue in the north. The ACF in a press statement issued by their national publicity secretary, Alhaji Muhammadu Ibrahim, insisted that the Federal Government must […]

Delta Zonal Medical Director, Accountant, Others, Suspected In Hospital Equipment Fraud

A fraud involving the Zonal Medical Director (ZMD) of the Ughelli Central Hospital, in the Delta State, Dr. Moses Eyovwerhuvwu, the Accountant, Mr. Azuka, and other officials of the hospital has been uncovered. The current fraud said to be rocking the hospital, is the second in less than two years of the appointment of the […]

Principal Pleads With Kidnappers To Release Abducted Girl Students

Principal Pleads With Kidnappers To Release Abducted Girl Students

While divers conducted their final searches in Korea for the high school students drowned in a misguided ferry excursion, in Nigeria, Principal Asabe Kwambula pleaded with kidnappers of over 100 high school girls to “have mercy on the students.”   “I am pleading with the government to secure the release of the children, to save […]

Shettima Sure Of Victory Over Boko Haram

Shettima Sure Of Victory Over Boko Haram

Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima believes the Nigerian government will eventually eliminate members of the Boko Haram Islamist sect even if they seem to be having the upper hand at the moment, killing and injuring hordes of innocent Nigerians. Speaking with journalists in Maiduguri on the abduction of 234 female students of the Government […]

Insecurity In Nigeria: Government Not Doing Enough, Muslim/Christian Partnership Says

Insecurity In Nigeria: Government Not Doing Enough, Muslim/Christian Partnership Says

The Inter-faith Activity Partnership For Peace (IFAPP), a national platform for interfaith dialogue among Muslim and Christian clerics and leaders, has strongly condemned last Monday’s Nyanya Bus Park bombing, citing provisional figures released by the Minister of Health of 236 victims and 72 deaths. “This latest act of mass murder clearly shows that the Nigerian […]

Sports

Oliseh, Tshabalala To Anchor Glo/CAF Awards In Lagos

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

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

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

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

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

Sexiest in Nollywood 2013 – Tonto Dikeh, Yul Edochie Rule

The long wait is over! The quest for the Sexiest man and woman in Nollywood for the year 2013 has come to an end. We can now heave a sigh of relief after months of dire expectation, guessing game and wild permutation. The Sexiest woman, according to the votes that came him from the readers […]

Lizz Njagah In Nollywood With Two New Movies For 2014

Lizz Njagah In Nollywood With Two New Movies For 2014

Kenyan star actress, Lizz Njagah who won the best actress award in London Greek Film Festival last year, for her performance in our Greek/Kenyan road movie “The Return of Lazarus” as well as the PAMSA award for Best Kenyan Actress of 2013 has started her New Year with a bang! Lizz was reportedly missing from […]

Nollywood Actress, Iyabo Ojo drops husband’s name, OJO

Nollywood Actress, Iyabo Ojo drops husband’s name, OJO

ORIJO REPORTERS – Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo, on Wednesday took to her facebook to alert her fans and friends that she would not be using Iyabo Ojo films Production as her movie production name. Rather, the top Yoruba actress said the name would now be Fespris Production. Her word: “I will be dropping the name […]

"My problem is spiritual" – Nollywood actress who has been arrested twice for …

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Taking on the Nollywood pirates

Taking on the Nollywood pirates

  Follow @MadeItInAfrica Dammy Krane, an emerging superstar in the Nigerian music scene, was born in 1993. This was the same year that the then military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, annulled what many still believe was Nigeria’s freest and fairest elections yet. The country was thrown into chaos as a result, Babangida ‘stepped aside’, and we […]

Nollywood is in a disgracefully sickening state – Clarion Chukwura

Veteran actress and mother of star director Clarence Peters has spoken about her disappointment with how the Nigerian movie industry is today. “It hasn’t improved at all. It is now a proverbial ‘state’ that makes one to weep. Everything has fallen to a disgraceful state. No standards are left,” she said. According to her, whiles […]

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What you don’t know about the name NIGERIA

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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World Malaria Day: Invest in the future, defeat malaria

World Malaria Day: Invest in the future, defeat malaria

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

As death bears its fang again, question is: ‘Who will die in the next second as we read this? Every 45 seconds, a child in Africa dies of Malaria – according to Prof. Chinedu Chukwu the Hon Minister of Health! As we celebrate the World Malaria day on 25th April, the introduction of “Technology to Fight […]

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Why Jonathan has a right to second term

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

IN his words of wisdom, John Caldwell Calhoun (1782-1850) said: ”The very essence of a free government consists in considering offices as public trusts, bestowed for the good of the country, and not for the benefit of an individual or a party.” Describing one of the invaluable attributes of a great leader, America’s foremost activist […]

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