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Centre trains 30,000 teachers on classroom management in Nasarawa, others

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An NGO, Centre for Educational Empowerment and Orientation (CEEO) has trained 30,000 teachers in private and public primary and secondary schools on classroom management in the last 10...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Osun guber : Ortom commends PDP, electorates

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By Peter Duru Makurdi – Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has commended the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State for taking the lead in the governorship election which was later...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Delta: Floodwater rising

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South IT was a pathetic situation, last Wednesday, as Governor Ifeanyi Okowa undertook a tour of some communities submerged by flood in Oshimili South...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Lamentations as flood hits 400 communities, 44 dead

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…We are paying dearly for not heeding warning! • Water displaces residents, corpses • REVEALED: 2012 report to avert disaster ignored BY BOLUWAJI OBAHOPO, LOKOJA When...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Taraba: Forget ancestral lands, run for dear lives

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By Femi Bolaji, Jalingo A survey in Taraba State revealed that nine of the 16 local government areas are at risk of flooding. Flooded area in Niger The local government areas are Lau,...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Benue: ‘We were unprepared’

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi Parts of Makurdi town, Benue State capital have come under flood water with over 90 houses and business outlets submerged at the Nyongu community, Rice Mill area of the...

Sun Sep 23rd, 2018     Read More →

My stance on restructuring not a political gimmick – Atiku

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Makurdi – Former vice president Abubakar Atiku has restated his commitment to restructuring Nigeria if elected President in 2019, declaring that his stance on the matter was not a political...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Screening: PDP NWC assures Kogi NASS aspirants of fairness

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The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for calm among its National Assembly aspirants in Kogi. The party made the call in a statement issued by its...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Gov. Ortom says Benue now relatively secured, peaceful

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Saturday that the state was now relatively peaceful since the deployment of troops in various operations to tackle the menace of armed banditry and suspected...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Governorship Screening: PDP shuts out journalists

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – A strange development marked the governorship screening of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the party denied national newspapers and televisions access to...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

FRSC releases recruitment screening time-table

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Abuja, Sept. 22, 2018 (NAN) The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has released its nationwide recruitment screening time-table for applicants who applied for the corps’ recruitment into the...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Suspected killer of Corps member arrested in Bayelsa

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By Samuel Oyadongha, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a notorious cult leader, armed robbery and suspected killer of a Corps member in Obele area of Yenagoa,...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Five men strangulated by suspected ‘Gana’ militia gang in Benue

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi Five persons have been reportedly murdered by yet to be identified assailants at Tse Vue, Ayati in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue state. The victims where said to have...

Sat Sep 22nd, 2018     Read More →

All my 45 Churches affected by flood—Bishop, Mbamili Diocese

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By Vincent Ujumadu & Chimaobi Nwaiwu Bishop, Diocese of Mbamili, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Rt Rev. Henry Okeke yesterday said that all the 45 Churches in his Diocese were...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →

Benue PDP taunts Akume, says he’s desperate,

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Benue State has described perceived attacks by Senator George Akume on Governor Samuel Ortom as unfortunate and fall short of the...

Fri Sep 21st, 2018     Read More →