P.M. NEWS Nigeria » Photo News http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com First with Nigeria News - Nigerian leading evening Newspaper - Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:19:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 Nigeria team departs for Los Angeles Special Olympic Games http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/21/nigeria-team-departs-for-los-angeles-special-olympic-games/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/21/nigeria-team-departs-for-los-angeles-special-olympic-games/#comments Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:16:12 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=246776 By Idowu Ogunleye

The 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games kicks off on 25 July 2015 in  Los Angeles, California and the Nigerian contingent to the games left the country yesterday as they aim to rewrite history.

The athletes will compete in aquatics, gymnastics, track and field, basketball, football (soccer) and other summer sports.

Over 7,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities from around the world is expected to participate in this year’s edition.

The Nigeria team tagged ‘Special’ left for the Olympics Summer Games on 20 July.

Here are pictures of the departing team.

Nigerian contingent wave at fans as they depart

Nigerian contingent wave at fans as they depart

Th team on arrival at the Muritala Mohammed Airport in Lagos Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Th team on arrival at the Muritala Mohammed Airport in Lagos
Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Members collect their luggage at the airport

Members collect their luggage at the airport

Teammates discussing at the airport

Teammates discussing at the airport

Its check-in time for the team

Its check-in time for the team

Coaches and athletes discussing at the airport

Coaches and athletes discussing at the airport

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PICTURES: Buhari painting US Green-White-Green http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/20/pictures-buhari-painting-us-green-white-green/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/20/pictures-buhari-painting-us-green-white-green/#comments Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:06:55 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=246686 President Muhammadu Buhari has hit the ground running in the United States. Buhari who is on a four-day visit to Washington has begun holding meetings with Boko Haram top of the bill.

Buhari is expected to discuss how Nigeria will recover looted funds by past government as well as other matters.

L-R: Lawal Idris, Prof John Baden, President Muhammadu Buhari, Patrick Berry and Ahmad Abubakar at the Blair House, Washington DC

L-R: Lawal Idris, Prof John Baden, President Muhammadu Buhari, Patrick Berry and Ahmad Abubakar at the Blair House, Washington DC

Madeline Albright hosts President Muhammadu Buhari and delegation to dinner at Blair House, Washington DC on 19 July

Madeline Albright hosts President Muhammadu Buhari and delegation to dinner at Blair House, Washington DC on 19 July

President Muhammadu Buhari in company of Rt Hon Rotimi Amaechi, Governor Tanko Al Makura, Governor Rochas Okorocha and Governor Adams Oshimhole

President Muhammadu Buhari in company of Rt Hon Rotimi Amaechi, Governor Tanko Al Makura, Governor Rochas Okorocha and Governor Adams Oshimhole

President Muhammadu Buhari in audience with Prof John Paden at the Blair House, Washington DC

President Muhammadu Buhari in audience with Prof John Paden at the Blair House, Washington DC

President Muhammadu Buhari arriving the United States

President Muhammadu Buhari arriving the United States

Nigeria delegation in the United States

Nigeria delegation in the United States

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PICTURES: Eid-el-Fitr prayer at NASFAT http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/17/pictures-eid-el-fitr-prayer-at-nasfat/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/17/pictures-eid-el-fitr-prayer-at-nasfat/#comments Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:41:29 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=246433 Photos By Idowu Ogunleye

Chief Imam of NASFAT, Alhaji Abdullahi Gbade Akinbode, leading other Muslims to offer prayers to the Almighty Allah to maker this yera Eid-el-Fitr

Chief Imam of NASFAT, Alhaji Abdullahi Gbade Akinbode, leading other Muslims to offer prayers to the Almighty Allah to maker this yera Eid-el-Fitr

Mother and Child not left out at this year's Eid-el-Fitr celebration

Mother and Child not left out at this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebration

Muslims offering prayers at NASFAT Mosque

Muslims offering prayers at NASFAT Mosque

The physically challenged also offered prayers at the mosque

The physically challenged also offered prayers at the mosque

Heads bowed in reverence to God at NASFAT mosque

Heads bowed in reverence to God at NASFAT mosque

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PICTURES: Tinubu breaks fast with Buhari, says their relationship not strained http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/15/pictures-tinubu-breaks-fast-with-buhari-says-their-relationship-not-strained/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/15/pictures-tinubu-breaks-fast-with-buhari-says-their-relationship-not-strained/#comments Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:38:17 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=246235 President Muhammadu Buhari welcomes Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari welcomes Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former governor Rotimi Amaechi and Chief Audu Ogbeh were among the dignitaries that partook in the breaking of fast with President Muhammadu buhari in Abuja today.

Representatives of 13 other political parties were also at the dinner.

In after dinner comments, Tinubu dismissed speculations that his relationship with Buhari has gone sour.

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and President Muhammadu Buhari at a dinner at the Presidential Villa

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and President Muhammadu Buhari at a dinner at the Presidential Villa

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and President Muhammadu Buhari at a dinner at the Presidential Villa

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and President Muhammadu Buhari at a dinner at the Presidential Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari exchange pleasantry former Governor of Rivers state and Director General APC Presidential Campaign, Rotimi Amaechi  during the breaking of Ramadan fast at the Aso villa in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari exchange pleasantry former Governor of Rivers state and Director General APC Presidential Campaign, Rotimi Amaechi during the breaking of Ramadan fast at the Aso villa in Abuja

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu laughs to a joke shared by President Buhari as he exchanges pleasantry with Rt Hon Rotimi Amaechi

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu laughs to a joke shared by President Buhari as he exchanges pleasantry with Rt Hon Rotimi Amaechi

Chief Audu Ogbe also gets a presidential handshake as he joins Muhammadu Buhari, Bola Tinubu, Rotimi Amaechi at the dinner table at Aso Villa in Abuja

Chief Audu Ogbe also gets a presidential handshake as he joins Muhammadu Buhari, Bola Tinubu, Rotimi Amaechi at the dinner table at Aso Villa in Abuja

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PICTURE: British Deputy High Commissioner visits Tinubu http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/09/picture-british-deputy-high-commissioner-visits-tinubu/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/09/picture-british-deputy-high-commissioner-visits-tinubu/#comments Thu, 09 Jul 2015 22:42:36 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=245676 Away from the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the National Assembly, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the APC receives in his office in Lagos, Nigeria, the British Deputy High Commissioner, Mr Ray Kyles.

L-R: Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Mr Ray Kyles

L-R: Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Mr Ray Kyles

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Meet the Palm Wine drinking governor…and his people just LOVE him http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/09/meet-the-palm-wine-drinking-governor-and-his-people-just-love-him/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/09/meet-the-palm-wine-drinking-governor-and-his-people-just-love-him/#comments Thu, 09 Jul 2015 22:34:38 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=245671 Governor Ayodele Fayose drinks some palm wine with his people

Governor Ayodele Fayose drinks some palm wine with his people

If there is an award for the most “Down-to-earth” governor in Nigeria, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti will most likely cart it home.

At a joint at Omisanjana area of Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state, Fayose took some time to cool off from his everyday work and politics of Nigeria.

Governor Ayodele Fayose making an order

Governor Ayodele Fayose making an order

In a tweet on his official handle, he wrote: “At home with my people at a palm wine joint at Omisanjana area of Ado Ekiti today. Works and no play.”

Fayose

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PICTURES: Police parade Ikorodu bank robbery suspects http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/07/pictures-police-parade-ikorodu-bank-robbery-suspects/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/07/07/pictures-police-parade-ikorodu-bank-robbery-suspects/#comments Tue, 07 Jul 2015 01:07:00 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=245226 Photos By Idowu Ogunleye

Shortly after Lagos Police Command announced the arrest of four members of the robbery gang that raided two banks in Ikorodu, Lagos State, on 24 June, it paraded them to the public.

Suspected Armed Robbers, L-R Promise Abiwa, Agbojule Bright, Monday Omoboye, and Monday Ikuesan Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Suspected Armed Robbers, L-R Promise Abiwa, Agbojule Bright, Monday Omoboye, and Monday Ikuesan
Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Agbojule Bright, Ikorodu bank robber Photo: Idowu Ogunleye PM News

Agbojule Bright, Ikorodu bank robber
Photo: Idowu Ogunleye
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Monady Omoboye, Ikorodu bank robber Photo: Idowu Ogunleye PM News

Monady Omoboye, Ikorodu bank robber
Photo: Idowu Ogunleye
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Promise Abiwa Ikorodu bank robber Photo: Idowu Ogunleye PM News

Promise Abiwa
Ikorodu bank robber
Photo: Idowu Ogunleye
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Monday Ikuesan, Ikorodu bank robber Photo: Idowu Ogunleye PM News

Monday Ikuesan, Ikorodu bank robber
Photo: Idowu Ogunleye
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PICTURES: Elegant Aisha Buhari host stunning women, youths http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/06/14/pictures-elegant-aisha-buhari-host-stunning-women-youths/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/06/14/pictures-elegant-aisha-buhari-host-stunning-women-youths/#comments Sun, 14 Jun 2015 16:14:21 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=242706 Photos By Sunday Aghaeze/Abuja

Wife of the President, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari hosts women and youths in Abuja on Saturday, 13 June 2015. Here are some pictures from the dinner held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

L-R; Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo and Wife of the President Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari PHOTO: Sunday Aghaeze

L-R; Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo and Wife of the President Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari
PHOTO: Sunday Aghaeze

L-R; Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo and Wife of the President Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari PHOTO: Sunday Aghaeze

L-R; Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo and Wife of the President Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari
PHOTO: Sunday Aghaeze

L-R; Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo; Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari; wife of the President of the Senate Mrs Toyin Bukola Saraki and wife of the Speaker, Hajiya Gimbia Yakubu Dogara

L-R; Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo; Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari; wife of the President of the Senate Mrs Toyin Bukola Saraki and wife of the Speaker, Hajiya Gimbia Yakubu Dogara

L-R: Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari shake hands with former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi with wife of the party National Chairman, Mrs. Oyegun during the dinner

L-R: Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari shake hands with former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi with wife of the party National Chairman, Mrs. Oyegun during the dinner

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari shake hands with Senator Binta Masi as Wife of Nassarawa State Governor, Mrs Maro Al-Makura; wife of Katsina  State, Hajiya Binta Masari look on

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari shake hands with Senator Binta Masi as Wife of Nassarawa State Governor, Mrs Maro Al-Makura; wife of Katsina State, Hajiya Binta Masari look on

Wife of APC National Chairman, Mrs. Oyegun; Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo; Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari; wife of the President of the Senate, Mrs Toyin Bukola Saraki and wife of the Speaker, Mrs Yakubu Dogara

Wife of APC National Chairman, Mrs. Oyegun; Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo; Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari; wife of the President of the Senate, Mrs Toyin Bukola Saraki and wife of the Speaker, Mrs Yakubu Dogara

L-R: Former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi;  Wife of APC National Chairman, Mrs. Oyegun; Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo and Wife of the President Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

L-R: Former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi; Wife of APC National Chairman, Mrs. Oyegun; Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo and Wife of the President Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari shake hands with some governor's wife among whom are, wife of Nassarawa State Governor, Mrs Maro Al-Makura; wife of Katsina  State, Hajiya Binta Masari and wife of Imo State Governor Mrs Rocharles Okorocha

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari shake hands with some governor’s wife among whom are, wife of Nassarawa State Governor, Mrs Maro Al-Makura; wife of Katsina State, Hajiya Binta Masari and wife of Imo State Governor Mrs Rocharles Okorocha

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PICTURES: Aso Rock Villa undergoing renovations http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/06/11/pictures-aso-rock-villa-undergoing-renovations/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/06/11/pictures-aso-rock-villa-undergoing-renovations/#comments Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:58:41 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=242267 It is not only the leadership that has changed in Aso Rock, the presidential villa is also changing.

Here are some pictures released by the State House on the progress made at the Aso Rock Villa.

Aso Rock Villa under construction

Aso Rock Villa under construction

Villa renovation 2

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PICTURES: Buhari stands tall amongst world leaders http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/06/08/pictures-buhari-stands-tall-amongst-world-leaders/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/06/08/pictures-buhari-stands-tall-amongst-world-leaders/#comments Mon, 08 Jun 2015 16:56:52 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=241929 On Monday, 8 June, President Muhammadu Buhari attended meeting of the G7 Summit in Munich, Germany. In attendance was United States President, Barack Obama; German Chancellor, Angela Merkel; United Kingdom Prime Minister, David Cameron among others.

Here are some picture from the summit.

President Muhammdu arrives for the working session of the G7 outreach programme at Schloss Elmau, Munich, Germany

President Muhammdu arrives for the working session of the G7 outreach programme at Schloss Elmau, Munich, Germany

 President Muhammdu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on arrival for the working session of the G7 outreach programme at Schloss Elmau, Munich, Germany

President Muhammdu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on arrival for the working session of the G7 outreach programme at Schloss Elmau, Munich, Germany

President Muhammdu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pose for the cameras

President Muhammdu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pose for the cameras

President Muhammadu Buhari in a group photograph with other world leaders including US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, French President Francoise Hollande, Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalgn of Ethiopia, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Ellen Sirleaf of Liberia, UN Secretary General Mr. Ban ki Moon, Minister-President of the State of Bavaria, Mr Horst Seehofer, Chairperson AU commission Mrs Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and President of World Bank Dr. Jim Yong Kim.

President Muhammadu Buhari in a group photograph with other world leaders including US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, French President Francoise Hollande, Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalgn of Ethiopia, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Ellen Sirleaf of Liberia, UN Secretary General Mr. Ban ki Moon, Minister-President of the State of Bavaria, Mr Horst Seehofer, Chairperson AU commission Mrs Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and President of World Bank Dr. Jim Yong Kim.

President Muhammadu Buhari in a group photograph with other world leaders including US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, French President Francoise Hollande, Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalgn of Ethiopia, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Ellen Sirleaf of Liberia, UN Secretary General Mr. Ban ki Moon, Minister-President of the State of Bavaria, Mr Horst Seehofer, Chairperson AU commission Mrs Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and President of World Bank Dr. Jim Yong Kim.

President Muhammadu Buhari in a group photograph with other world leaders including US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, French President Francoise Hollande, Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalgn of Ethiopia, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Ellen Sirleaf of Liberia, UN Secretary General Mr. Ban ki Moon, Minister-President of the State of Bavaria, Mr Horst Seehofer, Chairperson AU commission Mrs Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and President of World Bank Dr. Jim Yong Kim.

President Muhammadu Buhari in a group photograph with other world leaders including US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, French President Francoise Hollande, Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalgn of Ethiopia, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Ellen Sirleaf of Liberia, UN Secretary General Mr. Ban ki Moon, Minister-President of the State of Bavaria, Mr Horst Seehofer, Chairperson AU commission Mrs Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and President of World Bank Dr. Jim Yong Kim.

President Muhammadu Buhari in a group photograph with other world leaders including US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, French President Francoise Hollande, Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalgn of Ethiopia, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Ellen Sirleaf of Liberia, UN Secretary General Mr. Ban ki Moon, Minister-President of the State of Bavaria, Mr Horst Seehofer, Chairperson AU commission Mrs Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and President of World Bank Dr. Jim Yong Kim.

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PICTURES: Buhari’s elegance charms all in Bavaria, Germany http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/06/08/pictures-buharis-elegance-charms-all-in-bavaria-germany/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/06/08/pictures-buharis-elegance-charms-all-in-bavaria-germany/#comments Mon, 08 Jun 2015 04:39:14 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=241848 Shortly after arriving Germany on Sunday, 7 June 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari attended the reception hosted by the Minister-President of the State of Bavaria, Germany as part of the activities of the G7 Summit.

SWAG: President Muhammadu Buhari arrives Munich residence

SWAG: President Muhammadu Buhari arrives Munich residence

President Buhari is welcomed by the Minister-President of the state of Bavaria, Mr Horst Seehofer

President Buhari is welcomed by the Minister-President of the state of Bavaria, Mr Horst Seehofer

Buhari signs the guest register while the Minister-President of the State of Bavaria, Mr Horst Seehofer looks on.

Buhari signs the guest register while the Minister-President of the State of Bavaria, Mr Horst Seehofer looks on.

Up Close And Personal:  Buhari and Horst Seehofer smile for the cameras

Up Close And Personal: Buhari and Horst Seehofer smile for the cameras

UN Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki Moon, President Muhammadu Buhari and Foreign Minister of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the cocktail reception at the Munich residence

UN Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki Moon, President Muhammadu Buhari and Foreign Minister of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the cocktail reception at the Munich residence

UN Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki Moon, President Muhammadu Buhari and Foreign Minister of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the cocktail reception at the Munich residence

UN Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki Moon, President Muhammadu Buhari and Foreign Minister of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the cocktail reception at the Munich residence

President Muhammadu Buhari in a group picture at the Munich residence. In the picture are Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalgn of Ethiopia, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Ellen Sirleaf of Liberia, Secretary General of the UN, Mr. Ban ki Moon, Minister-President of the State of Bavaria, Mr Horst Seehofer, Chairperson AU commission, Mrs Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, President of World Bank, Dr. Jim Yong Kim and others

President Muhammadu Buhari in a group picture at the Munich residence. In the picture are Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalgn of Ethiopia, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Ellen Sirleaf of Liberia, Secretary General of the UN, Mr. Ban ki Moon, Minister-President of the State of Bavaria, Mr Horst Seehofer, Chairperson AU commission, Mrs Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, President of World Bank, Dr. Jim Yong Kim and others

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PICTURES: Kudirat Abiola, 19 Years After… http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/06/04/pictures-kudirat-abiola-19-years-after/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/06/04/pictures-kudirat-abiola-19-years-after/#comments Thu, 04 Jun 2015 19:07:31 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=241507 Photos by Idowu Ogunleye

Campaign For Democracy members (CD) mark 19 years of Kudirat Abiola's assassination in Lagos Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Campaign For Democracy members (CD) mark 19 years of Kudirat Abiola’s assassination in Lagos
Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Campaign For Democracy members (CD) led by Joe Okei-Odumakin, today in Lagos, marked 19 years of the assassination Kudirat Abiola, wife of late MKO Abiola, at her residence, Ikeja, Lagos.

Campaign for democracy (CD) members at the graveyard of Kudirat Abiola Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Campaign for democracy (CD) members at the graveyard of Kudirat Abiola
Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Jamiu Abiola addressing Campaign For Democracy members

Jamiu Abiola addressing Campaign For Democracy members

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Oshiomhole’s glamour wedding in PICTURES http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/05/15/oshiomholes-glamour-wedding-in-pictures/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/05/15/oshiomholes-glamour-wedding-in-pictures/#comments Fri, 15 May 2015 18:25:34 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=239527 Governor Adams Oshiomhole slips a ring on a finger of Miss Iara Fortes at a private marriage registry at Iyamho, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State, on Friday

Governor Adams Oshiomhole slips a ring on a finger of Miss Iara Fortes at a private marriage registry at Iyamho, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State, on Friday

Governor Adams Oshiomhole signs the dotted lines at the registry

Governor Adams Oshiomhole signs the dotted lines at the registry

Done Deal:  Mr and Mrs Adams Oshiomhole display their marriage certificate

Done Deal: Mr and Mrs Adams Oshiomhole display their marriage certificate

Model, Iara Fortes teaches Adams Oshiomhole how to strike a pose

Model, Iara Fortes teaches Adams Oshiomhole how to strike a pose

Parents of the bride, Mr and Mrs Fortes

Parents of the bride, Mr and Mrs Fortes

Mother of the groom, Hajia Aishetu Oshiomhole and Mr Godwin Obaseki, Chairman, Edo State Economic Team at the Wedding Registry

Mother of the groom, Hajia Aishetu Oshiomhole and Mr Godwin Obaseki, Chairman, Edo State Economic Team at the Wedding Registry

Children and grandchildren of Governor Adams Oshiomhole

Children and grandchildren of Governor Adams Oshiomhole

A-List Politicians: Senator Bukola Saraki; president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari; Governor Adams Oshiomhole; his wife, Iara Oshiomhole, Mrs and Mrs Fortes, parents of the bride and vice president-elect, Prof Yemi Osibanjo

A-List Politicians: Senator Bukola Saraki; president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari; Governor Adams Oshiomhole; his wife, Iara Oshiomhole, Mrs and Mrs Fortes, parents of the bride and vice president-elect, Prof Yemi Osibanjo

The officiating minister hands marriage certificate to Governor Oshiomhole

The officiating minister hands marriage certificate to Governor Oshiomhole

enator Bukola Saraki; Mrs Fortes, father of the bride; president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari; Governor Adams Oshiomhole; his wife, Iara Oshiomhole and Mrs Fortes, mother of the bride

enator Bukola Saraki; Mrs Fortes, father of the bride; president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari; Governor Adams Oshiomhole; his wife, Iara Oshiomhole and Mrs Fortes, mother of the bride

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PICTURES: Eko Carnival moments that you missed http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/05/10/pictures-eko-carnival-moments-that-you-missed/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/05/10/pictures-eko-carnival-moments-that-you-missed/#comments Sun, 10 May 2015 10:41:31 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=238928 Photos By Emmanuel Osodi

A total of 35 carnival groups on Saturday participated in the 2015 edition of Lagos State Carnival at Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) on the Victoria Island.

Here are some pictures for you from the carnival.

A dancing troupe at the Lagos Carnival

A dancing troupe at the Lagos Carnival

Samba Girls? Another troupe walk around Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos PHOTO: Emmanuel Osodi

Samba Girls? Another troupe walk around Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos
PHOTO: Emmanuel Osodi

A dancing troupe at the Lagos Carnival PHOTO: Emmanuel Osodi

A dancing troupe at the Lagos Carnival
PHOTO: Emmanuel Osodi

Carnival-goers at Tafawa Balewa Square PHOTO: Emmanuel Osodi

Carnival-goers at Tafawa Balewa Square
PHOTO: Emmanuel Osodi

Gettin Jiggy With It: Dance moves that blew tourist away PHOTO: Emmanuel Osodi

Gettin Jiggy With It: Dance moves that blew tourist away
PHOTO: Emmanuel Osodi

Colourful and Daring: This troupe even goes to the ground to stop some moves

Colourful and Daring: This troupe even goes to the ground to stop some moves

Epetedo representative at Lagos carnival

Epetedo representative at Lagos carnival

Lagos Carnival

Lagos Carnival

Lagos Carnival

Lagos Carnival

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PICTURES: Buhari, APC governors meet, strategise http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/05/06/pictures-buhari-apc-governors-meet-strategise/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/05/06/pictures-buhari-apc-governors-meet-strategise/#comments Wed, 06 May 2015 05:56:55 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=238526 Governors Present; Front row L-R; Nassarawa Alh Tanko Al-Makura; Kwara Alh AbdulFattah Ahmed; Kano Alh Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje; National Chairman APC; Chief John Odigie Oyegun; VICE President Prof Yemi Osinbajo; President Elect; General Muhammadu Buhari; Imo Governor Owelle Rocharles Okorocha; Speaker and Sokoto Governor Elect; Rt Hon Aminu Tambuwal; Kebbi Governor; Elect Senator Abubakar Baguda Atiku and Deputy Governor Elect; Nigeri; Back Row; Borno Governor; Alh Kashim Shettima; Adamawa Senator Muhammad Bundow Jubrilla; Kaduna State Governor Elect; Mallam Nasir El-Rufai; Osun Governor Ogbeni Raufi Aregbesola; Bauchi State Governor Mohammad Abubakar; Plateau State Governor Elect; Mr. Simon Lalong and former Governor of Ekiti State Dr. Kayode Fayemi when the President Elect meet his Governors at the Defence to kick starts the new government as MAy 29 approaches. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 5 2015

Governors Present; Front row L-R; Nassarawa Alh Tanko Al-Makura; Kwara Alh AbdulFattah Ahmed; Kano Alh Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje; National Chairman APC; Chief John Odigie Oyegun; VICE President Prof Yemi Osinbajo; President Elect; General Muhammadu Buhari; Imo Governor Owelle Rocharles Okorocha; Speaker and Sokoto Governor Elect; Rt Hon Aminu Tambuwal; Kebbi Governor; Elect Senator Abubakar Baguda Atiku and Deputy Governor Elect; Nigeri; Back Row; Borno Governor; Alh Kashim Shettima; Adamawa Senator Muhammad Bundow Jubrilla; Kaduna State Governor Elect; Mallam Nasir El-Rufai; Osun Governor Ogbeni Raufi Aregbesola; Bauchi State Governor Mohammad Abubakar; Plateau State Governor Elect; Mr. Simon Lalong and former Governor of Ekiti State Dr. Kayode Fayemi when the President Elect meet his Governors at the Defence to kick starts the new government as MAy 29 approaches. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 5 2015

Governors Present; Front roll L-R; Nassarawa Alh Tanko Al-Makura; Kwara Alh AbdulFattah Ahmed; Kano Alh Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje; National Chairman APC; Chief John Odigie Oyegun; VICE President Prof Yemi Osinbajo; President Elect; General Muhammadu Buhari; Imo Governor Owelle Rocharles Okorocha; Speaker and Sokoto Governor Elect; Rt Hon Aminu Tambuwal; Kebbi Governor; Elect Senator Abubakar Baguda Atiku and Deputy Governor Elect; Nigeri; Back Row; Borno Governor; Alh Kashim Shettima; Adamawa Senator Muhammad Bundow Jubrilla; Kaduna State Governor Elect; Mallam Nasir El-Rufai; Osun Governor Ogbeni Raufi Aregbesola; Bauchi State Governor Mohammad Abubakar; Plateau State Governor Elect; Mr. Simon Lalong and former Governor of Ekiti State Dr. Kayode Fayemi when the President Elect meet his Governors at the Defence to kick starts the new government as MAy 29 approaches. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 5 2015

Governors Present; Front roll L-R; Nassarawa Alh Tanko Al-Makura; Kwara Alh AbdulFattah Ahmed; Kano Alh Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje; National Chairman APC; Chief John Odigie Oyegun; VICE President Prof Yemi Osinbajo; President Elect; General Muhammadu Buhari; Imo Governor Owelle Rocharles Okorocha; Speaker and Sokoto Governor Elect; Rt Hon Aminu Tambuwal; Kebbi Governor; Elect Senator Abubakar Baguda Atiku and Deputy Governor Elect; Nigeri; Back Row; Borno Governor; Alh Kashim Shettima; Adamawa Senator Muhammad Bundow Jubrilla; Kaduna State Governor Elect; Mallam Nasir El-Rufai; Osun Governor Ogbeni Raufi Aregbesola; Bauchi State Governor Mohammad Abubakar; Plateau State Governor Elect; Mr. Simon Lalong and former Governor of Ekiti State Dr. Kayode Fayemi when the President Elect meet his Governors at the Defence to kick starts the new government as MAy 29 approaches. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 5 2015

PIX 3. R-L; Nigeria's President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Elect Prof Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi when the APC Governors and Governors Elect meet with the President Elect General Buhari at the Defence House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAYU AGHAEZE MAY 5 2015

PIX 3. R-L; Nigeria’s President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Elect Prof Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi when the APC Governors and Governors Elect meet with the President Elect General Buhari at the Defence House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAYU AGHAEZE MAY 5 2015

PIX 4A. L-R; Vice-president Elect, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, President Elect, General Muhamadu Buhari, Imo State Governor, and Governor Elect, Owelle Rocharlkes Okorocha and APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun when President Elect meet with APC Governors and Governors Elect at the FDefence House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 5 2015

PIX 4A. L-R; Vice-president Elect, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, President Elect, General Muhamadu Buhari, Imo State Governor, and Governor Elect, Owelle Rocharlkes Okorocha and APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun when President Elect meet with APC Governors and Governors Elect at the FDefence House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 5 2015

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PICTURES: Private jets, celebrities at Mayweather, Pacquiao fight http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/05/03/pictures-private-jets-celebrities-at-mayweather-pacquiao-fight/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/05/03/pictures-private-jets-celebrities-at-mayweather-pacquiao-fight/#comments Sun, 03 May 2015 02:31:31 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=238221 As the world wait on the fight of the century between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao, here are some pictures from Las Vegas.

Private Planes At Las Vegas

Private Planes At Las Vegas

Beyonce and Jay Z

Beyonce and Jay Z

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington

Basketball greats: Charles Barkely and Reggie Miller PHOTO: HBOBoxing

Basketball greats: Charles Barkely and Reggie Miller
PHOTO: HBOBoxing

Don Cheadle (R) arrive for Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight PHOTO: HBOBoxing

Don Cheadle (R) arrive for Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight
PHOTO: HBOBoxing

Movie director Antoine Fuqua (L) and actor Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie director Antoine Fuqua (L) and actor Jake Gyllenhaal

Heavyweight boxer, Bryant Jennings

Heavyweight boxer, Bryant Jennings

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PICTURES: Women, children rescued by Nigerian troops http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/05/02/pictures-women-children-rescued-by-nigerian-troops/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/05/02/pictures-women-children-rescued-by-nigerian-troops/#comments Sat, 02 May 2015 07:16:08 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=238160 Nigerian troops just rescued 234 women and children from Sambisa Forest the stronghold of Boko Haram.

Here are some pictures of women and emaciating children.

Rescued just in time to see Chelsea win the league?This photo was made available by the Nigerian Military taken Thursday, April 30, 2015, shows a Nigerian childr that was allegedly rescued by the Nigerian Military after being taken by Islamic extremists in Sambisa Forest, Nigeria. Scores more women and children have been rescued from Islamic extremists in the remote Sambisa Forest, Nigeria's military said amid reports that some of the women fought their rescuers fiercely. (Nigerian Military via AP)

Rescued just in time to see Chelsea win the league?This photo was made available by the Nigerian Military taken Thursday, April 30, 2015, shows a Nigerian childr that was allegedly rescued by the Nigerian Military after being taken by Islamic extremists in Sambisa Forest, Nigeria. Scores more women and children have been rescued from Islamic extremists in the remote Sambisa Forest, Nigeria’s military said amid reports that some of the women fought their rescuers fiercely. (Nigerian Military via AP)

A child that is showing signs of kwashiorkor was rescued by Nigerian troops

A child that is showing signs of kwashiorkor was rescued by Nigerian troops

A Naval personnel takes a pose with some of the rescued women and children

A Naval personnel takes a pose with some of the rescued women and children

A Naval personnel takes a pose with some of the rescued women and children

A Naval personnel takes a pose with some of the rescued women and children

A Naval personnel quizzing some children on their experience in the hands of the Islamist sect

A Naval personnel quizzing some children on their experience in the hands of the Islamist sect

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May Day: Lagos workers dazzle at Onikan Stadium http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/05/01/may-day-lagos-workers-dazzle-at-onikan-stadium/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/05/01/may-day-lagos-workers-dazzle-at-onikan-stadium/#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 16:59:56 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=238101 Photos By Emmanuel Osodi

Lagos State workers celebrates labour day at Onikan stadium in Lagos Island today.

Here are some pictures for you.

Governor Babatunde Fashola addressing workers at Onikan Stadium

Governor Babatunde Fashola addressing workers at Onikan Stadium

Lagos State workers singing during the address

Lagos State workers singing during the address

Lagos State workers at Onikan Stadium

Lagos State workers at Onikan Stadium

Unions fly their flags at Onikan Stadium

Unions fly their flags at Onikan Stadium

Who the cap fits! May Day caps sold at Onikan Stadium

Who the cap fits! May Day caps sold at Onikan Stadium

Musicians were also on display

Musicians were also on display

Time for a rest

Time for a rest

May Day

May Day

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PICTURES: Atiku gets Buhari to laugh effortlessly http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/04/29/pictures-atiku-gets-buhari-to-laugh-effortlessly/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/04/29/pictures-atiku-gets-buhari-to-laugh-effortlessly/#comments Wed, 29 Apr 2015 22:23:55 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=237874 Getting Nigeria’s president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari might be an Herculean task for many people but it comes easy to Atiku Abubakar, former vice president of Nigeria.

And to prove his mettle, he visited Buhari at the Defence House in Abuja and below are evidences of his prowess.

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari receives former Vice President and chieftain of APC,  Atiku Abubakar during a courtesy visit at Defence House, Abuja on Wednesday, 29 April 2015

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari receives former Vice President and chieftain of APC, Atiku Abubakar during a courtesy visit at Defence House, Abuja on Wednesday, 29 April 2015

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari receives former Vice President and chieftain of APC,  Atiku Abubakar during a courtesy visit at Defence House, Abuja on Wednesday, 29 April 2015

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari receives former Vice President and chieftain of APC,  Atiku Abubakar during a courtesy visit at Defence House, Abuja on Wednesday, 29 April 2015

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President-elect Muhammadu Buhari receives former Vice President and chieftain of APC,  Atiku Abubakar during a courtesy visit at Defence House, Abuja on Wednesday, 29 April 2015

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari receives former Vice President and chieftain of APC,  Atiku Abubakar during a courtesy visit at Defence House, Abuja on Wednesday, 29 April 2015

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PICTURES: Buhari reunites with Pastor Bakare http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/04/16/pictures-buhari-reunites-with-pastor-bakare/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2015/04/16/pictures-buhari-reunites-with-pastor-bakare/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:21:31 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=236444 Pastor Tunde Bakare, general overseer of Latter Rain church meets president-elect General Muhammadu Buhari in Kaduna.

General Muhammadu Buhari hugs Pastor Tunde Bakare

General Muhammadu Buhari hugs Pastor Tunde Bakare

Long Time No See: Buhari and Bakare exchange pleasantries

Long Time No See: Buhari and Bakare exchange pleasantries

Bakare gesticulates as he celebrates with Buhari

Bakare gesticulates as he celebrates with Buhari

L-R: Jimi Lawal, Kaduna governor-elect Nasir El Rufai; president-elect General Muhammadu Buhari and Pastor Tunde Bakare

L-R: Jimi Lawal, Kaduna governor-elect Nasir El Rufai; president-elect General Muhammadu Buhari and Pastor Tunde Bakare

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