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Supreme Court to give verdict on Plateau, Bauchi at 3 pm

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PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUAThe Supreme Court has fixed judgement on the appeals filed against governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State and his Bauchi counterpart, Bala Mohammed, for 3 pm. That was after...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

PDP tackles Oshiomhole, accuses him of ‘politicising injustice’

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Kindly Share This Story:Adams Oshimhole By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in a statement signed by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan has chided the All Progressives Congress, APC,...

Sat Jan 18th, 2020     Read More →

Negotiations on N30,000 minimum wage still ongoing, says Benue govt.

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The Benue Government on Friday said that negotiations on the N30,000 new minimum wage for workers in the state had not been concluded. Prof. Anthony Ijohor, Secretary of the State Government, made...

Fri Jan 17th, 2020     Read More →

Benue approves implementation of N30,000 minimum wage for workers

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The Special Adviser to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Labour Matters, Chief Ode Enyi, yesterday disclosed that the state government had approved implementation of the new N30,000 minimum...

Fri Jan 17th, 2020     Read More →

How Supreme Court postponed fate of seven governors till today

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Party supporters in a free-for-all fight before the Supreme Court suspended proceeding for the seven governorship election cases till today in Abuja …yesterday. PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA<br...

Tue Jan 14th, 2020     Read More →

Ortom, Sule beg FG to sustain ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’

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Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his Benue counterpart, Samuel Ortom, have appealed to the Federal Government to the sustain the military operation code named: ‘Operation Whirl...

Mon Jan 13th, 2020     Read More →

Benue caucus in National Assembly condemns Akume’s ‘derogatory’ utterances against Tor Tiv

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The Benue State Caucus in the National Assembly has condemned in strong terms the derogatory and regrettable utterances made by the Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs,...

Mon Jan 13th, 2020     Read More →

Ortom orders reversal of mock registration fees

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has directed the State Examination Board to immediately revert to the old registration fee of N4,500 for MOCK Senior School Certificate Examination in the state. This...

Sun Jan 12th, 2020     Read More →

Plot to replace Benue APC boss thickens

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Insinuations are rife that chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State, Abba Yaro, would be replaced over alleged anti-party activities. The Guardian gathered from staunch party...

Sat Jan 11th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari inaugurates 3.35km drainage in Benue

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{FILES] President Muhammadu Buhari. Photo: TWITTER/NIGERIAPresident Muhammadu Buhari on Friday inaugurated a 3.35-kilometer drainage channel project to address ecological challenges facing Idye...

Fri Jan 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Fire razes David Mark’s house in Benue

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The residence of a former Senate President, David Mark, in Otukpo town, Benue State, was yesterday gutted by fire. Eyewitnesses said the fire spread from a nearby bush bordering the fence of the...

Fri Jan 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Coping with hot weather-related diseases

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The dry season is here again. It comes high temperatures and low humidity, which increases the likelihood of transmission of organisms causing diseases such as Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM),...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Kidnapping-for-ransom, killings, herdsmen/farmer’s conflict characterise year

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As the year 2019 comes to an end in days, it goes down as a year of immense security issues for the country. Being an election year, it witnessed crime of all kinds at an increased level such as...

Sat Dec 28th, 2019     Read More →

FG denies withholding funds for school feeding programme in four states

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The Nigerian government has denied claims that Nigeria’s humanitarian affairs minister Sadiya Umar Farouq has withheld funds for the school feeding in Lagos, Imo, Kogi and Benue...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

Troops engage Boko Haram in Damaturu for hours

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Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have repelled Boko Haram attacks on Damaturu along Gashua road, forcing many residents and motorists to take cover in houses and military posts. The three-hour duel...

Tue Dec 24th, 2019     Read More →

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