Benin City

One of Jonathan’s ministers stole $6bn, Oshiomhole says

Senior officials of the United States told President Muhammadu Buhari last week that one  minister  who served in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan alone stole $6 billion. Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole, who accompanied Buhari to Washington DC during the visit, disclosed this in an interview with State House journalists yesterday. The governor […]

Oshiomhole congratulates NUJ President

BENIN CITY – Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State said the emergence of Alhaji Abdulwaheed Odusile as the President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) is a reflection of the commitment of members to move the union to a higher level. In a congratulatory message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Peter Okhiria, […]

Oshiomhole: Jonathan’s minister ‘cornered’ $6bn

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, on Monday said that “senior American officials” told him during President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the states that one of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s ministers cornered $6 billion. Speaking with state house correspondents after holding a meeting Buhari at the villa, Oshiomhole accused the preceding federal government of liquidating the country and […]

Governors yet to receive Buhari’s bailout fund – Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has disclosed that none of the 36 state governors had received any bailout fund from the Federal Government. President Buhari had promised to release a bailout package to all states to cater for the urgent needs of cash-strapped ones, especially those owing workers salaries. Oshiomhole, after a reception in honour […]

Controversy Trails Diezani Illness After Oshiomhole’s Allegation

There are fresh indications of a covert surrounding the alleged illness of Diezani Alison-Madueke, the former minister of petroleum. According to a report on Sahara Reporters, the embattled Alison-Madueke is allegedly playing the sick card in the United Kingdom where she has spent most of her time since President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the poll. […]

There Was Primitive Looting Under Jonathan—Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says there was massive looting of the commonwealth during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The Governor said while he was in no position to determine if the former President was personally guilty, or if he acquiesced to the looting, but as President, he must take responsibility for […]

Etsako News

House: Ticking trouble

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House: Ticking trouble

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Community threatens legal action over land dispute

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Community threatens legal action over land dispute

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Edo Community Objects to BUA’s Operations in Okpella

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Edo Community Objects to BUA’s Operations in Okpella

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Esan News

Nigeria: Unease in Edo PDP As Imansuagbon Rejoins APC

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Army parades fake recruitment suspect, warn against responding to recruitment adverts in social media

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Army parade fake recruiter, asks Nigerians to ignore adverts on social media

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APC ready for Nigeria’s challenges, says Oyegun

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2016: Edo monarchs ‘ll back Oshiomhole’s nominee —ONOJIE

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MURDER: Okada Rider Stabs Security Guard To Death

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Other States

PDP Youths Endorse Wada For Second Term In Kogi

Nigeria: Kogi

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Kogi pensioners reject e-payment platform

Kogi pensioners reject e-payment platform

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Ambassador Gu Xiaojie Visits Kogi State

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Ambassador Gu Xiaojie Visits Kogi State

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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

The Role of Women in Nollywood has been Underestimated, According to Alessandro Jedlowski

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Nollywood gets dissected in new documentary

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Nollywood Actor & Director Kunle Afolayan Appointed as a Ambassador for Air France

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Nollywood’ documentary to premiere on Al Jazeera

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Pictures And Trailer Of Nollywood Movie Sting

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New Hollywood-Nollywood film ‘Tempting Fate’ goes to cinema

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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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Religious bias, nepotism inimical to good governance

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

FOR those who keenly observed the formative process of the All Progressive Congress,APC about two years ago; courtesy of President Goodluck Jonathan’s liberalised democratic posture and his godly creation of Professor Attahiru Jega Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC, the truth of where the APC would take Nigeria to was not lost on them. This class of […]

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Thinking about John Mikel Obi

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Aderonke Ogunleye-Bello The question on everyones’ lips would be, why is she thinking about Mikel Obi. Surely, Mikel Obi’s girlfriend Olga’s eyes would pop out at the headline. Seriously, this is all about his dwindling career. Mikel was that young lad, a delight of the nation when at the age of 12 he made […]

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