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Death toll rises to 9 in attacks on Benue communities

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Makurdi – The Police Command in Benue on Sunday said the death toll from Saturday’s gunmen attack on mourners in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of the state has risen to nine. The...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Man who regained sight after 21 years to enroll in school, says Father

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Demsa (Adamawa) – Mr Eli Humoshe, the father of the 24-year-old Edmond Eli who regained his vision after 21 years said his son who missed school over the years would be enrolled for adult...

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BREAKING: BP, Vitol, Totsa, Gunvor, Trafigura, Sahara, 9 others win new NNPC oil, petroleum products deal

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By Udeme Akpan THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has announced 15 consortia/companies, as winners of its 2019/2020 Direct Sale of Crude Oil and Direct Purchase of Petroleum...

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Monarch, scores of mourners killed by gunmen in Benue

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi A traditional ruler, Chief Tersoo Mbagir, and 30 others, including mourners, were feared dead in a bloody weekend attack on Tongov village close to Amaafu town and Mbasar...

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The Omoyibo/Nollywood partnership

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By Zik Zulu Okafor Only recently he opened a 118 bedroom exotic hotel named Dantinajo Gold Resort. It was commissioned by Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. It was in a...

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Ministerial portfolios: Round pegs in round holes or…

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Acting Political Editor AS President Muhammadu Buhari swears in the 43 ministers-designate on Wednesday, all eyes are on him to see the portfolios he will assign the seven...

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Digging up wealth in the South, burying them in the North

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By Dele Sobowale “The wretched nurseries of unceasing discord and the miserable objects of universal pity or contempt….” – Alexander Hamilton, 1757-1804. That was how...

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HERDSMEN ATTACKS: You will weep if you see our people who survived – Benue tribal leader

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•Tells FG: Keep your RUGA money, give us N/C Development Commission By Peter Duru, Makurdi Chief Edward Ujege is the President General of Mdzough U Tiv and the Chairman of Benue tribal...

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RE: Ooni of Ife and Igbo-Yoruba Relationship

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By Chris Onuoha Prince Justice Faloye, president of African Sociocultural Harmony & Enlightenment (ASHE) foundation has found it necessary to respond to the August 11th 2019 article titled...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Gunmen attack mourners in Benue, kill 4 — Police

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The Benue Police Command has confirmed the killing of four persons by gunmen in the early hours of Saturday at a burial in Tongov district of Katsina-Ala Local Government Area. The commissioner...

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Jime vs Ortom: Gov. Ortom appears in tribunal, closes defense, confident of victory

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has closed his defence in the petition filed against his victory in the last general election by the...

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How they  destroyed  Nigeria – Mbazulike Amaechi

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Nigeria Only surviving Igbo zikist opens up on: •Ojukwu’s blunders that caused the civil war •What he did to Zik, M. I. Okpra, K. O. Mbadiwe, Akanu Ibiam, other Igbo...

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Benue APC commends Buhari for renaming varsity after J.S. Tarkaa

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Makurdi – The All Progressives Congress (APC), Benue chapter, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for renaming Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi to Joseph Saawuan Tarka...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Rangers humble Delta Force, 2-0, in Enugu friendly

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Enugu – Rangers International Football Club of Enugu humbled Delta Force Football Club of Asaba 2-0 in their first grade A club friendly match played in Enugu on Friday. Rangers...

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Killing of policemen justifies Danjuma’s position —M-Belt Forum

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By Chris Ochayi ABUJA—The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, said, yesterday, that the recent massacre of three policemen and a civilian as well as the release of a handcuffed notorious...

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