Articles Posted in the " EDITORIAL " Category

  • Wake Up Call As Lassa Fever Ravages Nigeria

    Wake Up Call As Lassa Fever Ravages Nigeria

    If the Nigerian government continues with this level of lacklustre attitude and blame game concerning Lassa fever, then Nigerians should be ready to experience the recent tragedy that befell Liberia and a few other neighbours when they were ravaged by the much dreaded Ebola virus. Gradually, Lassa fever, which kills almost like Ebola, has continued […] Post from PM News

  • As Kogi goes to the polls

    The electorate in Kogi State, northcentral Nigeria, will go to the polls on Saturday, 21 November, to elect a new governor. The election is seen by many as a straight contest between the incumbent Governor, Captain Idris Wada and former governor, Abubakar Audu, although there are 22 candidates seeking to occupy the Lugard House, as […] Post from PM News

  • Edo 2016: Group warns against heating up the polity

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin As the march towards the 2016 governorship election in Edo State continues to gather momentum, a pressure group, Edo Accord Initiative (EDI), has cautioned against heating the polity. P.M. NEWS reports that the Igbinedion family has in recent times engaged in verbal warfare with Governor Adams Oshiomhole over ‎alleged inciting statements by the […] Post from PM News

  • New Ebola case confirmed in Liberia – WHO

    The World Health Organization on Friday confirmed that a new case of the deadly Ebola virus has surfaced in Liberia, which was declared Ebola free in September. “There is one confirmed case,” WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic told AFP, without providing further details. The west African nation, where thousands died at the height of the epidemic […] Post from PM News

  • Gunmen hold 170 hostage at Radisson Blu in Mali

    Gunmen went on a shooting rampage at the luxury Radisson Blu hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako today, seizing 170 guests and staff in an ongoing hostage-taking, the hotel chain said. Automatic weapons fire could be heard from outside the 190-room hotel in the city-centre, where security forces have set up a security cordon, an AFP […] Post from PM News