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Anti-open grazing bill will cause commotion in Oyo, Fulani herders warn

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Ola Ajayi – Ibadan Some Fulani men under the auspices of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria have threatened that the proposed anti-open grazing bill which has passed the...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Senate queries allocation of N600m to privatised ‘Disco’ in 2020 Budget

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By Henry Umoru – Abuja The Senate has took a swipe at the N600 million allocated to Distribution Company (Disco) by Ministry of Power in 2020 budget. Nigerian Senate According to the Senate,...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Benue lawmaker arrested by IGP Rapid Response Team

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By Peter Duru Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Rapid Response Team have allegedly arrested the Member of the Benue State House of Assembly representing Katsina-Ala West state...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Association urges assistance for Onitsha fire victims

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The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS), has urged the Federal and Anambra Governments to assist victims of the Oct. 16 fire incident in Onitsha. •Despondent faces of victims of...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

PZ Cussons takes handwashing campaign to schools

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By Chinelo Azike In a bid to drive behavioural change around health practices in rural and urban communities, PZ Cussons Foundation and United Purpose have taken the global handwashing campaign to...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Remain in your country – M-Belt Forum tells foreign herdsmen

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By Chris Ochayi The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, yesterday, said Nigeria shouldn’t be an open door for foreign herdsmen whose entrance into the country was source of agonies and pains to most...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, Magoro and the reunion of class of ‘84/85

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By Eric Teniola On Wednesday October 9, President Muhammmadu Buhari summoned all the Ministers that served under him when he was the military Head of State between January 1984 and August 1985. He...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria is plagued by both hidden and outright hunger – Professor Nkiru Meludo

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By Ebele Orakpo Recently, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammad Sabo Nanono came under intense criticisms for saying that there is no hunger in Nigeria as widely claimed....

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

NDLEA Surviving on Charity, as lawmakers move to grant agency autonomy

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By Tordue Salem, Abuja The Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is carrying out its operations on proceeds from charity, the House of Representatives Committee on Drugs and Narcotics,...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Ortom to FG: Close Nigerian borders against foreign herdsmen

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Peter Duru – Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has urged the Federal Government to close Nigerian borders against foreign herdsmen who were largely responsible for attacks on...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Again, Ortom begs FG to check herdsmen attacks

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has again told the Federal Government to rein in on foreign herdsmen, entering Nigeria illegally to attack Nigerians, especially farmers. Benue State Governor, Samuel...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Tiv/Jukun Crisis: Taraba Delegation Briefs Tor Tiv On Peace Efforts

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By Femi Bolaji A 10 man delegation raised by Taraba state government to have an interface with stakeholders in Benue state on how to find lasting solution to the perennial Tiv/Jukun crisis, at...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

PDP sets up sub-c’ttees for Bayelsa gov election

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THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Campaign Council has set up eight sub-committees to strategise for victory in the forthcoming Bayelsa State governorship election. Peoples Democratic...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

2023 ZONING: Ango Abdullahi, Junaid, others cannot speak for the North — Ex-Minister Agada

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… ‘Agric Minister’s statement that Nigerians aren’t hungry sad’ …Narrates how he won NLNG Prize for Literature By Peter Duru, Makurdi Prof. Jerry Agada, a...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

CRUDE IN THE NORTH: Oil may threaten nation’s ‘food basket’

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…Cautions optimism as experts speak By Michael Eboh The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, announced, last weekend, that it has discovered crude oil, gas and condensates in the...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

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