P.M. NEWS Nigeria » Photo News http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com First with Nigeria News - Nigerian leading evening Newspaper - Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:24:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 In Pictures: Fashola presents deed of sublease to farmers http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/17/in-pictures-fashola-presents-deed-of-sublease-to-farmers/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/17/in-pictures-fashola-presents-deed-of-sublease-to-farmers/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:11:01 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=216377 Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (2nd left) presenting a outboard engines to the Fish Production Farmers while Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives, Prince Gbolahan Lawal (left) watches with admiration during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment with the theme, “Feeding the World, caring for the Earth”, organized by the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives at the Johnson Agiri Agricultural Complex, Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (2nd left) presenting a outboard engines to the Fish Production Farmers while Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives, Prince Gbolahan Lawal (left) watches with admiration during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment with the theme, “Feeding the World, caring for the Earth”, organized by the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives at the Johnson Agiri Agricultural Complex, Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

Governor Babatunde inspecting the agricultural produce during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment

Governor Babatunde inspecting the agricultural produce during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment

Governor Babatunde inspecting the agricultural produce during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment

Governor Babatunde inspecting the agricultural produce during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (2nd left) presenting a trophy to representatives of Ikeja Senior Grammar School, Mr .Oluyode Olalekan (middle) and Mr. Adewunmi Olalekan (3rd right), Winner of Agric. Science Quiz Competition held amongst Secondary Schools in Lagos State while the Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives, Prince Gbolahan Lawal (left) watches with admiration during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment with the theme, “Feeding the World, caring for the Earth”, organized by the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives at the Johnson Agiri Agricultural Complex, Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (2nd left) presenting a trophy to representatives of Ikeja Senior Grammar School, Mr .Oluyode Olalekan (middle) and Mr. Adewunmi Olalekan (3rd right), Winner of Agric. Science Quiz Competition held amongst Secondary Schools in Lagos State while the Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives, Prince Gbolahan Lawal (left) watches with admiration during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment with the theme, “Feeding the World, caring for the Earth”, organized by the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives at the Johnson Agiri Agricultural Complex, Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (middle) presenting a Deed of Sublease to Allottees of Agric Land to one of the beneficiaries while Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives, Prince Gbolahan Lawal (left) watches with admiration during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment with the theme, “Feeding the World, caring for the Earth”, organized by the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives at the Johnson Agiri Agricultural Complex, Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (middle) presenting a Deed of Sublease to Allottees of Agric Land to one of the beneficiaries while Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives, Prince Gbolahan Lawal (left) watches with admiration during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment with the theme, “Feeding the World, caring for the Earth”, organized by the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives at the Johnson Agiri Agricultural Complex, Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (middle) presenting a Deed of Sublease to Allottees of Agric Land to one of the beneficiaries while Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives, Prince Gbolahan Lawal (left) watches with admiration during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment with the theme, “Feeding the World, caring for the Earth”, organized by the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives at the Johnson Agiri Agricultural Complex, Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (middle) presenting a Deed of Sublease to Allottees of Agric Land to one of the beneficiaries while Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives, Prince Gbolahan Lawal (left) watches with admiration during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment with the theme, “Feeding the World, caring for the Earth”, organized by the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives at the Johnson Agiri Agricultural Complex, Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

Cross section of artisans, participants, invited guests, beneficiaries, professionals from the both private and public sector in the agricultural industry and other stakeholders during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment with the theme, “Feeding the World, caring for the Earth”, organized by the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives at the Johnson Agiri Agricultural Complex, Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

Cross section of artisans, participants, invited guests, beneficiaries, professionals from the both private and public sector in the agricultural industry and other stakeholders during the 2014 World Food Day/Agric Value Chains Empowerment with the theme, “Feeding the World, caring for the Earth”, organized by the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives at the Johnson Agiri Agricultural Complex, Oko-Oba, Agege, Lagos on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

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In Pictures: Inquest Visits Scene Of Synagogue Building Collapse http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/16/in-pictures-inquest-visits-scene-of-synagogue-building-collapse/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/16/in-pictures-inquest-visits-scene-of-synagogue-building-collapse/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:02:08 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=216303 IMG-20141016-00053

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In Pictures: Nigerians grace Fela’s Debate as Felabration kicks off http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/13/in-pictures-nigerians-grace-felas-debate-as-felabration-kicks-off/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/13/in-pictures-nigerians-grace-felas-debate-as-felabration-kicks-off/#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:36:15 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=215879 Photos By Emmanuel Osodi

The sixth edition of The Fela Debates, a symposium kick-starting the 2014 edition of the annual Felabration was graced by Nigerians from all walks of life. The debate was themed: “The Amalgamation Of The Peoples Of The Niger Area.”

L-R: Mr. Emeka Edward Keazo, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili and Prof. Sophie Oluwole during the Fela Debates titled: "The Amalgamation Of The Peoples Of The Niger Area", held at the NECA House Auditorium in Lagos Photo: Osodi Emmanuel

L-R: Mr. Emeka Edward Keazo, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili and Prof. Sophie Oluwole during the Fela Debates titled: “The Amalgamation Of The Peoples Of The Niger Area”, held at the NECA House Auditorium in Lagos
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R-L: Femi Anikulapo-Kuti, Mrs Yemisi Ransom Kuti and Yeni Kuti

R-L: Femi Anikulapo-Kuti, Mrs Yemisi Ransom Kuti and Yeni Kuti

L-R: Mr. Tunde Kelani, Mr. Kunle Ajibade and Mr. Femi Osho

L-R: Mr. Tunde Kelani, Mr. Kunle Ajibade and Mr. Femi Esho

Fela's manager, Rikki Stein (left) and Engr. Yemisi Shyllon

Fela’s manager, Rikki Stein (left) and Engr. Yemisi Shyllon

Cross section of guest at the event

Cross section of guest at the event

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In Picture: TB Joshua supporters protest in court Monday http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/13/in-picture-tb-joshua-supporters-protest-in-court-monday/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/13/in-picture-tb-joshua-supporters-protest-in-court-monday/#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:24:09 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=215762 Henry Ojelu

Supporters of Prophet TB Joshua, General Overseer, Synagogue Church Of All Nations, SCOAN, staged a peaceful protest today at a Lagos High Court. They brandished many placards to state categorically that thorough investigation is required before judgment can be passed.

It would be recalled that a building collapsed in the church premises on 12 September killing over 80 people and injuring over 100.

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In Pictures: Gov. Fashola receives Gen. Buhari at the State House http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/13/in-pictures-gov-fashola-receives-gen-buhari-at-the-state-house/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/13/in-pictures-gov-fashola-receives-gen-buhari-at-the-state-house/#comments Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:55:33 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=215725 All Progressives Congress Presidential Aspirant and former  Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (left) welcomed by Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (right) during a visit to invite the   Governor to his Presidential bid declaration at the State House, Marina, Lagos on Sunday, October 12, 2014

All Progressives Congress Presidential Aspirant and former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (left) welcomed by Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (right) during a visit to invite the Governor to his Presidential bid declaration at the State House, Marina, Lagos on Sunday, October 12, 2014

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (right), All Progressives Congress Presidential Aspirant and former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (2nd right), former Speaker, House of Representatives,  Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari (middle), former Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Timipre Sylva (2nd left) and former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai (left) during a visit to invite the Governor to the Presidential bid declaration of Major-Gen Buhari at the State House, Marina, Lagos on Sunday, October 12, 2014

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (right), All Progressives Congress Presidential Aspirant and former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (2nd right), former Speaker, House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari (middle), former Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Timipre Sylva (2nd left) and former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai (left) during a visit to invite the Governor to the Presidential bid declaration of Major-Gen Buhari at the State House, Marina, Lagos on Sunday, October 12, 2014

All Progressives Congress Presidential Aspirant and former  Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (left) and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (right)

All Progressives Congress Presidential Aspirant and former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (left) and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (right)

An All Progressives Congress Presidential Aspirant  and former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (left) shortly after a  visit to invite the Governor to his Presidential bid declaration at the State House, Marina, Lagos on Sunday, October 12, 2014.

An All Progressives Congress Presidential Aspirant and former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (left) shortly after a visit to invite the Governor to his Presidential bid declaration at the State House, Marina, Lagos on Sunday, October 12, 2014.

All Progressives Congress Presidential Aspirant and former  Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (left) being welcomed by Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (right) during a visit to invite the Governor to his Presidential bid declaration at the State House, Marina

All Progressives Congress Presidential Aspirant and former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (left) being welcomed by Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (right) during a visit to invite the Governor to his Presidential bid declaration at the State House, Marina

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In Pictures: Atiku, Buhari, others grace Okorocha’s daughter’s wedding http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/12/in-pictures-atiku-buhari-others-grace-okorochas-daughters-wedding/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/12/in-pictures-atiku-buhari-others-grace-okorochas-daughters-wedding/#comments Sun, 12 Oct 2014 06:17:13 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=215605 Big shots of the All Progressives Congress headed to the eastern Nigerian city of Owerri Saturday to attend the wedding ceremony of Uju Vanstasia Okorocha, daughter of Governor Rochas Okorocha and Uzoma Tony Anwuka, son Professor Anthony Anwuka, Secretary of the government of Imo state.

(C) The couple with APC chieftains including Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, Chief Bisi Akande, Chief John Oyegun and others

(C) The couple with APC chieftains including Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, Chief Bisi Akande, Chief John Oyegun and others

L-R: Rochas Okorocha, Atiku Abubakar and the couple

L-R: Rochas Okorocha, Atiku Abubakar and the couple

Atiku shake hands with the groom Uzoma Tony Anwuka

Atiku shake hands with the groom Uzoma Tony Anwuka

Presidential Hand Shake: L-R: Atiku Abubakar and General Muhammadu Buhari shake hands

Presidential Hand Shake: L-R: Atiku Abubakar and General Muhammadu Buhari shake hands

Close and Personal: L-R: Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar exchange pleasantries

Close and Personal: L-R: Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar exchange pleasantries

L-R: Father of the day, Rochas Okorocha and Atiku Abubakar

L-R: Father of the day, Rochas Okorocha and Atiku Abubakar

The Couple: Ujunwa Okorocha and Dr Uzoma Anwuka in their traditional attire

The Couple: Ujunwa Okorocha and Dr Uzoma Anwuka in their traditional attire

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In Pictures: PDP thugs run riot, destroy cars, homes of lawmakers http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/11/in-pictures-pdp-thugs-run-riot-destroy-cars-homes-of-lawmakers/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/11/in-pictures-pdp-thugs-run-riot-destroy-cars-homes-of-lawmakers/#comments Sat, 11 Oct 2014 15:52:46 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=215532 Edo state continues to descend into political violence as thugs believed to be working for the Peoples Democratic Party stormed the Legislators quarters in Benin, the capital.

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A shattered window at the Legislator’s quarters

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Lagos Schools Resume After Ebola Scare http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/09/lagos-schools-resume-after-ebola-scare-2/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/09/lagos-schools-resume-after-ebola-scare-2/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:11:58 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=215283 In order to safeguard students and primary school pupils from contracting the Ebola disease, the Lagos State Government has introduced checking of temperature,  hand washing and sanitizers in schools in the state.

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Teachers direct students of Agidingbi Primary School on how to wash their hands to prevent contracting the deadly Ebola disease as Lagos State schools resume.

Teachers direct students of Agidingbi Primary School on how to wash their hands to prevent contracting the deadly Ebola disease as Lagos State schools resume.

Teachers of Agidingbi primary school, Ikeja educating the students on how to wash their  hands to prevent to prevent the  deadly Ebola disease as school resumes today in Lagos State.

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A teacher at Agidingbi Grammar School, Lagos, Nigeria, checking the temperature of students with a thermometer before allowing them into the school’s premises after they resumed from the long vacation. The resumption was delayed because of Ebola outbreak which has now been contained in the city.

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In Pictures: The glamorous Ojude Oba festival http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/07/in-pictures-the-glamorous-ojude-oba-festival/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/07/in-pictures-the-glamorous-ojude-oba-festival/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 02:12:57 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=214960 Photos By Abiodun Onafuye/Ijebu Ode

(C) Awujale of Ijebuland,  Oba (Dr.) Sikiru Kayode Adetona, Governor Ibikunle Amosun (L) and the special guest of honour, T.Y.Danjuma and his wife, Sen.Daisy Danjuma (R)

(C) Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba (Dr.) Sikiru Kayode Adetona, Governor Ibikunle Amosun (L) and the special guest of honour, T.Y.Danjuma and his wife, Sen.Daisy Danjuma (R)

A sea of people at this year's Ojude Oba festival in Ijebu Ode

A sea of people at this year’s Ojude Oba festival in Ijebu Ode

(Center) Kabiyesi Oba S.K. Adetona, Ogbagba II and the Special guest of honour, Lt.Gen. Theophilus Danjuma talking during the Ojude Oba festival

(Center) Kabiyesi Oba S.K. Adetona, Ogbagba II and the Special guest of honour, Lt.Gen. Theophilus Danjuma talking during the Ojude Oba festival

Arrival of the horse riders' (Balogun families) at the palace in Ijebu Ode

Arrival of the horse riders’ (Balogun families) at the palace in Ijebu Ode

L-R: Secretary to Ogun State Government, Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa; wife of Ogun State governor, Mrs Olufunsho Amosun; Governor Ibikunle Amosun; Kabiyesi Oba S.K. Adetona, Ogbagba II and the Special guest of honour, Lt.Gen. Theophilus Danjuma at the Ojude Oba festival

L-R: Secretary to Ogun State Government, Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa; wife of Ogun State governor, Mrs Olufunsho Amosun; Governor Ibikunle Amosun; Kabiyesi Oba S.K. Adetona, Ogbagba II and the Special guest of honour, Lt.Gen. Theophilus Danjuma at the Ojude Oba festival

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In Pictures: Service of Songs for late Dimgba Igwe http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/05/in-pictures-service-of-songs-for-late-dimgba-igwe/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/05/in-pictures-service-of-songs-for-late-dimgba-igwe/#comments Sun, 05 Oct 2014 07:40:07 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=214712 Photos By Idowu Ogunleye

The Service of Songs for Late Pastor Dimgba Uguru Igwe, Deputy General Overseer, Evangel Pentecostal Church and Vice Chairman, Sun Publishing Company held on Saturday 4 October at Evangel Pentecostal Church, Okota, Isolo, Lagos State.

L-R: Obioma Dimgba, wife of late Dimgba Igwe; with Pastor Paul Toun and his wife at the Service of Songs

L-R: Obioma Dimgba, wife of late Dimgba Igwe; with Pastor Paul Toun and his wife at the Service of Songs

Mike Awoyinfa pays a glowing tribute to his late friend, Dimgba

Mike Awoyinfa pays a glowing tribute to his late friend, Dimgba

Portrait of late Pastor Dimgba Igwe

Portrait of late Pastor Dimgba Igwe

Pastor Paul Toun, General Oveseer Evangel Pentecostal Church and with his wife can't help tears from flowing

Pastor Paul Toun, General Oveseer Evangel Pentecostal Church and with his wife can’t help tears from flowing

Tee Mack pays a tribute to late Dimgba with his flute

Tee Mack pays a tribute to late Dimgba with his flute

Widow Obioma Dimgba

Widow Obioma Dimgba

L-R: Pastor Erastus Akingboola and Pastor Dickson Anyanwu

L-R: Pastor Erastus Akingboola and Pastor Dickson Anyanwu

L-R: Ray Ekpu, Sam Amuka, Victor Onochie and Gbenga Adefuye

L-R: Ray Ekpu, Sam Amuka, Victor Onochie and Gbenga Adefuye

Evangel Pentecostal Church choir sing a hymn during the Service of Songs

Evangel Pentecostal Church choir sing a hymn during the Service of Songs

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In Pictures: Burial of Late Brig. Gen Benjamin Adekunle (Black Scorpion) http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/04/in-pictures-burial-of-late-brig-gen-benjamin-adekunle-black-scorpion/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/04/in-pictures-burial-of-late-brig-gen-benjamin-adekunle-black-scorpion/#comments Sat, 04 Oct 2014 05:53:17 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=214615 Photos By Oluwasanmi Joseph

The funeral service in honour of Late Brigadier General Benjamin Adesanya Maja Adekunle (retired) popularly referred to as ‘BLACK SCORPION’ was held at Tafawa Balewa, in Lagos State on Friday 3 October. Enjoy the last moment of the civil war hero in pictures.

Mr. Kola Adekunle; Mrs. Bukola Olagunju (first child) and Miss Omolara Lawal

Mr. Kola Adekunle; Mrs. Bukola Olagunju (first child) and Miss Omolara Lawal

Cross section of soldiers on parade during the funeral service

Cross section of soldiers on parade during the funeral service

Wife of the deceased, Mrs Comfort Adekunle

Wife of the deceased, Mrs Comfort Adekunle

Lagos state governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola; Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Keneth Jacob Minimah; Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu and Representative of Chief of Naval Staff, Real Admiral S.I. Alade

Lagos state governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola; Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Keneth Jacob Minimah; Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu and Representative of Chief of Naval Staff, Real Admiral S.I. Alade

The casket of Black Scorpion adorned with military paraphenalia

The casket of Black Scorpion adorned with military paraphenalia

The Adekunles sing during the funeral service

The Adekunles sing during the funeral service

The casket of Late BLACK SCORPION during the lying in state

The casket of Late BLACK SCORPION during the lying in state

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Odia Ofeimum’s Because Of 1914 Festival http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/03/odia-ofeimums-because-of-1914-festival/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/03/odia-ofeimums-because-of-1914-festival/#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:29:02 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=214524 •Actors on stage performing, BECAUSE OF 1914 a centenary year dance-drama written by Odia Ofeimun

•Actors on stage performing, BECAUSE OF 1914 a centenary year dance-drama written by Odia Ofeimun

•Some Nigerians on the streets of Abuja celebrating the Independence Day

•Some Nigerians on the streets of Abuja celebrating the Independence Day

•Actors on stage performing, BECAUSE OF 1914, a centenary year dance-drama written by Odia Ofeimun

•Actors on stage performing, BECAUSE OF 1914, a centenary year dance-drama written by Odia Ofeimun

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In Picture: When Melaye didn’t get the sum right http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/02/in-picture-when-melaye-didnt-get-the-sum-right/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/02/in-picture-when-melaye-didnt-get-the-sum-right/#comments Thu, 02 Oct 2014 08:36:20 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=214320 Dino Melaye: The former House of Representatives member undermined his protest yesterday in Abuja with a fatal error on the sum smuggled to South Africa, by two Nigerians and an Israeli, using the jet of Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, President Jonathan's ally.  The amount ws $9.3million not N9.3million. The difference is too much!Photo: Femi Ipaye

Dino Melaye: The former House of Representatives member undermined his protest yesterday in Abuja with a fatal error on the sum smuggled to South Africa, by two Nigerians and an Israeli, using the jet of Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, President Jonathan’s ally. The amount ws $9.3million not N9.3million. The difference is too much!Photo: femi Ipaye

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In Pictures: Nigeria at 54 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/01/in-pictures-nigeria-at-54/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/10/01/in-pictures-nigeria-at-54/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:14:11 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=214217 Photos By Emmanuel Osodi

As Nigeria celebrates her 54th Independence Day on 1 October, Lagos state government led by its governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola celebrated the anniversary at the Police college in Ikeja, Lagos State

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola (R) in a hand shake with Lagos State Deputy Governor, Mrs Adefulire Adejoke-Orelope

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola (R) in a hand shake with Lagos State Deputy Governor, Mrs Adefulire Adejoke-Orelope

Indian immigrants in Lagos State during the parade

Indian immigrants in Lagos State during the parade

Cross section of Lagos white cap chiefs at the event

Cross section of Lagos white cap chiefs at the event

Cross section of Muslim clerics

Cross section of Muslim clerics

Police officers during a march past

Police officers during a march past

LASTMA officials during the march past

LASTMA officials during the march past

Lagos State Kick Against Indicipline during the march past

Lagos State Kick Against Indicipline during the march past

Lagos State Scout council during the march past

Lagos State Scout council during the march past

Lagos State School of safety during the march past

Lagos State School of safety during the march past

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Atiku leads APC campaign in Adamawa http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/09/30/atiku-media-news-photos-2/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/09/30/atiku-media-news-photos-2/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:34:13 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=214052 Former Nigerian vice-president, Atiku Abubakar has been leading the campaign of the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in the bye-election scheduled for 11 October in Adamawa state. Here, some images from the campaign trail:

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar flanked by APC gubernatorial candidate Sen. Umar Jibrilla Bindow (L) and his running mate, Hon Martin Babale (R) at the party's campaign rally in Ganye for the October 11 governorship by-election in Adamawa State.

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar flanked by APC gubernatorial candidate Sen. Umar Jibrilla Bindow (L) and his running mate, Hon Martin Babale (R) at the party’s campaign rally in Ganye for the October 11 governorship by-election in Adamawa State.

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, flanked by the party's candidate for Adamawa State governorship by-election, Sen Umar Jibirilla Bindow addressing supporters at a campaign rally in Tongo, Ganye, and Jada Local Government Areas of Adamawa State, respectively on Monday.

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, flanked by the party’s candidate for Adamawa State governorship by-election, Sen Umar Jibirilla Bindow addressing supporters at a campaign rally in Tongo, Ganye, and Jada Local Government Areas of Adamawa State, respectively on Monday.

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar discussing with APC candidate for Adamawa State governorship by-election, Sen. Umar Jibirilla Bindow at the party's campaign rally in Ganye, Ganye Local Government Area, Adamawa State on Monday.

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar discussing with APC candidate for Adamawa State governorship by-election, Sen. Umar Jibirilla Bindow at the party’s campaign rally in Ganye, Ganye Local Government Area, Adamawa State on Monday.

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, flanked by the party's candidate for Adamawa State governorship by-election, Sen Umar Jibirilla Bindow addressing supporters at a campaign rally in Tongo, Ganye, and Jada Local Government Areas of Adamawa State, respectively on Monday.

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, flanked by the party’s candidate for Adamawa State governorship by-election, Sen Umar Jibirilla Bindow addressing supporters at a campaign rally in Tongo, Ganye, and Jada Local Government Areas of Adamawa State, respectively on Monday.

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar and APC Adamawa State Chairman, Binta Garba at the party's campaign rally for the Adamawa by-election in Ganye, Ganye Local Government Area, Adamawa State on Monday.

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar and APC Adamawa State Chairman, Binta Garba at the party’s campaign rally for the Adamawa by-election in Ganye, Ganye Local Government Area, Adamawa State on Monday.

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, flanked by the party's candidate for Adamawa State governorship by-election, Sen Umar Jibirilla Bindow addressing supporters at a campaign rally in Tongo, Ganye, and Jada Local Government Areas of Adamawa State, respectively on Monday.

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, flanked by the party’s candidate for Adamawa State governorship by-election, Sen Umar Jibirilla Bindow addressing supporters at a campaign rally in Tongo, Ganye, and Jada Local Government Areas of Adamawa State, respectively on Monday.

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar and APC candidate for Adamawa State governorship by-election, Sen Umar Jibirilla Bindow at the party's campaign rally in Jada, Jada Local Government Area, Adamawa State on Monday.

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar and APC candidate for Adamawa State governorship by-election, Sen Umar Jibirilla Bindow at the party’s campaign rally in Jada, Jada Local Government Area, Adamawa State on Monday.

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In Picture: Oshiomhole welcomes Jonathan for PDP rally http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/09/27/in-picture-oshiomhole-welcomes-jonathan-for-pdp-rally/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/09/27/in-picture-oshiomhole-welcomes-jonathan-for-pdp-rally/#comments Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:59:12 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=213665 Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo welcomes President Goodluck Jonathan to his state despite their party differences? What’s do you make of this.

President Goodluck Jonathan slam dunks a shake with Governor Adams Oshiomhole: Caption: Chief Tony Anenih, Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State and Senate President, Chief David Mark on arrival of the President at the Benin Airport for a party rally

President Goodluck Jonathan slam dunks a shake with Governor Adams Oshiomhole: Caption: Chief Tony Anenih, Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State and Senate President, Chief David Mark on arrival of the President at the Benin Airport for a party rally

President Goodluck Jonathan (2nd right) shakes Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State as Vice President Namadi Sambo (right); and Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State looks on

President Goodluck Jonathan (2nd right) shakes Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State as Vice President Namadi Sambo (right); and Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State looks on

From left: President Goodluck Jonathan, APC Presidential aspirant and Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and Chief Mike Onolemenmen, Minister of Works on arrival of the President  at the Benin Airport

From left: President Goodluck Jonathan, APC Presidential aspirant and Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and Chief Mike Onolemenmen, Minister of Works on arrival of the President at the Benin Airport

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In Pictures: Jonathan at the 69th UN Assembly in New York http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/09/24/in-pictures-jonathan-at-the-69th-un-assembly-in-new-york/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/09/24/in-pictures-jonathan-at-the-69th-un-assembly-in-new-york/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:55:37 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=213303 President Goodluck Jonathan graced the 69th United Nations General Assembly in New York and called for more action against terrorism. Below are pictures of Jonathan in New York.

President Goodluck Jonathan signs the United Nations visitor's register in New York

President Goodluck Jonathan signs the United Nations visitor’s register in New York

President Goodluck Jonathan with British Prime Minister David Cameron during a bilateral meeting at the ongoing 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York

President Goodluck Jonathan with British Prime Minister David Cameron during a bilateral meeting at the ongoing 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York

PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN (L) WITH THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL, BAN KI-MOON DURING A BILATERAL MEETING AT THE ONGOING 69TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN NEW YORK

PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN (L) WITH THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL, BAN KI-MOON DURING A BILATERAL MEETING AT THE ONGOING 69TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN NEW YORK

PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE NIGERIAN DELEGATION AT THE 69TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY (UNGA) IN NEW YORK

PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE NIGERIAN DELEGATION AT THE 69TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY (UNGA) IN NEW YORK

PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE NIGERIAN DELEGATION AT THE 69TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY (UNGA) IN NEW YORK

PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE NIGERIAN DELEGATION AT THE 69TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY (UNGA) IN NEW YORK

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In Pictures: Nigeria troops record victory in Konduga http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/09/22/in-pictures-nigeria-troops-record-victory-in-konduga/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/09/22/in-pictures-nigeria-troops-record-victory-in-konduga/#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:36:17 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=212814 Five Boko Haram militants surrendered to Nigeria troops in Konduga the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said on its Twitter page on Sunday. DHQ also shared some pictures from its recent victory.

Assorted Arms and ammunition captured from terrorists in Konduga

Assorted Arms and ammunition captured from terrorists in Konduga

Residents of Konduga cheer Nigeria Troops

Residents of Konduga cheer Nigeria Troops

Assorted Arms in boxes recovered from Boko Haram terrorists in Konduga

Assorted Arms in boxes recovered from Boko Haram terrorists in Konduga

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In Pictures: Jonathan’s condolence visit to Synagogue http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/09/20/in-pictures-jonathans-condolence-visit-to-synagogue/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/09/20/in-pictures-jonathans-condolence-visit-to-synagogue/#comments Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:31:20 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=212687 President Goodluck Jonathan pays a condolence visit to the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) in Lagos.

Welcome: L-R: Prophet TB Joshua welcomes President Goodluck Jonathan to his church

Welcome: L-R: Prophet TB Joshua welcomes President Goodluck Jonathan to his church

President Goodluck Jonathan ushered towards the collapsed building

President Goodluck Jonathan ushered towards the collapsed building

President Goodluck Jonathan ushered towards the collapsed building

President Goodluck Jonathan ushered towards the collapsed building

President Goodluck Jonathan, Prophet TB Joshua and others stare at the site from a distance

President Goodluck Jonathan, Prophet TB Joshua and others stare at the site from a distance

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In Pictures: Jonathan and PDP hold rally in Lagos http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/09/20/in-pictures-jonathan-and-pdp-hold-rally-in-lagos/ http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2014/09/20/in-pictures-jonathan-and-pdp-hold-rally-in-lagos/#comments Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:44:32 +0000 http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/?p=212672 Photos By Emmanuel Osodi

President Goodluck Jonathan storm Lagos State for PDP’s South-West Sensitisation Rally.

L-R: President Goodluck Jonathan, Adamu Mua'zu (PDP National Chairman), Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and Liyel Imoke of Cross River Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

L-R: President Goodluck Jonathan, Adamu Mua’zu (PDP National Chairman), Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and Liyel Imoke of Cross River
Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

L-R: Vice President Namadi Sambo; President Goodluck Jonathan; Adamu Mua'zu (PDP National Chairman); Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

L-R: Vice President Namadi Sambo; President Goodluck Jonathan; Adamu Mua’zu (PDP National Chairman); Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

L-R: Vice President Namadi Sambo; President Goodluck Jonathan; Adamu Mua'zu (PDP National Chairman); Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

L-R: Vice President Namadi Sambo; President Goodluck Jonathan; Adamu Mua’zu (PDP National Chairman); Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River
Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

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