Benin City

Comedian Wale Gates deactivates Twitter Account as ‘Self-Punishment’ for …

A few weeks ago when the news about Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole and his new bride broke, there was a lot of buzz about it on social media and UK-based comedian was one of the people who expressed their opinion on Twitter. In case you missed it, here’s the tweet: His opinion however caused […]

Suspension of LG boss: Governor Oshiomhole notifies Edo Assembly

BENIN CITY- Governor Adams Oshiomhole has sent a letter of notification to the Edo State Hose of Assembly, informing it of the suspension of the Chairman of Etsako West Local Government Council, Mr. Alhassan Mohammed for two months. The Nigerian Observer reports that the governor had on May 26, 2015 sworn-in Al-hassan Mohammed as chairman. […]

Okonjo-Iweala Hits Back at Oshiomhole, Says Allegations Baseless, Diversionary

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja
 Former Coordinating Minister for the Economy (CME) and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has described as baseless and diversionary, allegations by the Edo State Governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, that there was no transparency in the management of the Excess Crude Account (ECA). The governor had also alleged […]

Finance Ministry hits back at Edo State over ECA "attack"

Lagos – The Federal Ministry of Finance has remained defiant amid reported attacks by the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, after Minister Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala published the details of what the Federal and State governments received from the Excess Crude Account over the past four years. Oshiomhole has criticized the release of the publication reportedly […]

NOI responds to “Oshiomhole’s Baseless Diatribe against Okonjo-Iweala”

Following Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole‘s statements targeted at the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Minister’s reps have responded. Read below; It is no surprise that a few days after the Federal Ministry of Finance published the details of what the Federal and State governments received from the […]

Adams Oshiomhole: “Okonjo-Iweala’s Tenure as Finance Minister is a Total …

As the country transits from one democratic dispensation to another, there is no gainsaying that the state of the nation’s economy is the focal point, especially with the unending fuel scarcity, which is gradually grinding the nation to a halt. No doubt, the best person to explain the state of the economy today is Dr. […]

Etsako News

Amazing! Oshiomole Swears In Local Government Chairman And Suspends …

A mild drama ensued in the Edo State government house yesterday, May 26, as newly wed Governor Adams Oshiomole suspended the chairman of Etsako West Local Government Area, just minutes after he was sworn in, Punch reports.  According to Daily Independent, the suspended chairman, Alhassan Mohammed, whose suspension will last for two months, was sworn in […]

Okpekpe Race: We Are Promoting Legacy of Innovation—Heritage Bank

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Heritage Bank restates commitment to innovation

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Amazing! Oshiomole Swears In Local Government Chairman And Suspends …

A mild drama ensued in the Edo State government house yesterday, May 26, as newly wed Governor Adams Oshiomole suspended the chairman of Etsako West Local Government Area, just minutes after he was sworn in, Punch reports.  According to Daily Independent, the suspended chairman, Alhassan Mohammed, whose suspension will last for two months, was sworn in […]

Nigeria: Drama As Oshiomhole Swears-in, Suspends LG Chairman

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Suspension of LG boss: Governor Oshiomhole notifies Edo Assembly

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Esan News

Police in Edo recover stolen vehicle, arrest 3 suspects

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Esan demands Edo Assembly speakership

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I Was Dismissed From Navy For Attending My Late Wife’s Funeral – Benjamin

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Buhari, the surgeon Nigeria needs –Lanre Razaq

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Nigeria: How Party Members Betrayed Me

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IFAD mission lauds fish farmers in Edo

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Other States

One judge kidnapped in central north Nigeria

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Buhari’s Government and Ajaokuta Steel

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Nigeria’s new president takes power, eyes US military support

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Nigeria’s Buhari to be sworn in after historic election win

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Nigeria’s President Buhari promises change at inauguration

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Kogi Judge kidnappers demand N150m ransom

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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 Actor Ernest Asuzu Reportedly Spotted Begging during Shoprite

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Nollywood Actress, Uche Jombo Welcomes Baby Boy

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Nollywood star actress, Uche Jumbo welcomes baby boy

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Popular Nollywood Actor Turns Beggar, Accuses Colleagues

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Nollywood Cinema Just Became More Accessible

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Nollywood Famous Actor Turns Street Beggar, Blames Colleagues

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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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Politicians and ingratitude

| May 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Man”, notwithstanding philosophical, archeological, anthropological, historical and scientific researches remains a mystery – a complex conundrum and a prodigious myth waiting to be unraveled. His changing mien, conduct, disposition, traits, characteristics and idiosyncrasies monumentally attest to these assertions. It was in this context a bewildered 18th century philosopher and poet, John Arbunot, had asked in […]

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Buhari & the magic in Aisha’s beauty

| May 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Follow @OlufemiAjasa By Olufemi Ajasa There is one magic that resides in the depth of the beauty of a woman which aids success, it is a secret found only by great men. Fortunately for the newly inaugurated president, Muhammadu Buhari, he found an immeasurable magic overflowing in his beautiful wife, the First Lady, Aisha- so […]

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