Owan West boss honours departed heroes

Executive Chairman of Owan West Local Government Council of Edo State, Hon. Frank Ilaboya, on Friday, January 15th, 2021, joined his counterparts in other local government areas in honouring fallen  heroes of war at 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration. The event, which took place at the Council Secretariat in Sabongidda Ora,  witnessed large numbers of legioners, religious leaders from both the christian & muslim communities, traditional leaders, security chiefs, party bigwigs and other key stakeholders in the local government area. Hon. Ilaboya, while saluting the sacrifices of the departed …

I salute Edo people for defeating godfatherism in 2020, says Riceman

2020 was one of the most troubled years in our lives as we were witnesses to one of the most devastating pandemic, the Coronavirus Pandemic, the world had ever seen. However, we survived it! And today, this new year, we are counted among the living. We must then consciously put behind the Year of the Pandemic so that we can embrace 2021, the Year of Hope.  I salute Nigerians, expecially the Edo State people, who in spite of the pandemic and other associated economic challenges, sacrificed all they could in…

Thank you for your presence with us

Year 2020 has finally bade us goodbye. Here we are in a brand new year, 2021.  In as much as the outgone year was filled with horrible memories there were still some shining light that glittered quietly within the horizon. One of such is Popular News, your online news portal that came into been in July 2020 amidst the perilous Covid-19 global pandemic for the whole year and also the endsars protests that rocked the whole of Nigeria in the third quarter of the year. Like a wild bushfire within the short…

Osinbajo’s aide felicitates with Christians at Christmas

The Technical Assistant to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on New Media, Hon. Philip Obin, has felicitated with christians in Nigeria and the world over on the occasion of Christmas. Obin in a Christmas Message signed by his media aide, Kelvin Obambon, and made available to journalists on Thursday 24th December, 2020, stressed the need for christian faithful to always reflect on the essence which the birth of Christ symbolizes. While avering that Christmas is a period for the renewal of hope, Obin urged Nigerians, especially the youths, not to be…

D Prince Builders celebrates 13 years of quality service delivery

For the customers and management of D Prince Builders and Estate Developers, Saturday, December 13th, 2020, will remain indelible in their memories as the outfit celebrated its 13 years of operation amid pomp and pageantry. Cyril Omoregie, the Managing Director/ CEO of the company, was all over the place in company of his hardworking aides attending to the large number of guests that witnessed the epoch making event. Gift items ranging from cow, bags of rice, chicken, cash etc were given to the invitees most of whom were indigenes of the…