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Jonathan’s economic policies similar to Abacha’s, says Obasanjo

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Former Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has drawn similarities in the present economic situation in the country under President Goodluck Jonathan with the one witnessed during the era of the military tyrant, Late General Sani Abacha. Obasanjo declared that after he got an SMS message from a Nigerian requesting for his financial assistance, […]

Boko Haram leader says Gwoza part of ‘Islamic caliphate’

A screengrab taken on August 24, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP

Boko Haram’s leader said a northeast town seized by the insurgents earlier this month has been placed under an Islamic caliphate, in a video obtained by AFP on Sunday. “Thanks be to Allah who gave victory to our brethren in (the town of) Gwoza and made it part of the Islamic caliphate,” Abubakar Shekau said […]

Suicide Bombing: DSS says 13 Catholic Sisters’ regalia stolen

Marilyn Ogar, spokesperson of the DSS: Accused the detainees of loitering

The Department of State of State Service (DSS) has warned that terrorists may be planning to attack in a different way after 13 pieces of Catholic Reverend Sisters’ regalia were stolen from a shop in Kano state purportedly for suicide bombing. In a statement released by Marilyn Ogar, spokesperson for the DSS, Nigerians are advised […]

Adamawa Election: Atiku warns PDP against divisive politics

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has warned leaders of political parties against dangerous tactics of playing up sentiments to polarise the people for political advantages in the run up to the Adamawa state gubernatorial bye-election scheduled for October. Specifically, Atiku advised Peoples Democratic Party, PDP leaders in Adamawa to save the state and […]

P.M.NEWS Is 20 Today

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P.M.NEWS, Nigeria’s leading and only surviving evening newspaper, is exactly 20 years today and we have every cause to beat our chest for weathering the storm for the past two decades. The journey has been quite chequered since 22 August, 1994 when the evening tabloid made its debut to fill a void, thanks to its […]

Ebola: Nigeria records two new cases

Medics carry an Ebola victim in Liberia

By Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Nigeria Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu has announced that two more Nigerians have been infected with the deadly Ebola Virus Disease. The Minister said the two new cases are spouses of medical personnel who had contacts with Liberian-America Patrick Sawyer, Nigeria’s first index case. The two patients thus became the first […]

Confab: Report Of Delegates A Living Document, Says Sambo

Vice-president Namadi Sambo

Vice President Namadi Sambo has expressed described the recommendations of delegates at the just concluded national conference as a ‘living document. Sambo who assured that the recommendations of the National Conference would be implemented by the Federal Government for the development of Nigeria praised delegates for “a job well done”. “Your accomplishment is no mean […]

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