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Puzzle over Nigeria’s unity as North Central rediscovers identity

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That Nigeria is more divided today than ever before is no longer news. It is already manifesting with the North Central geopolitical zone that appear set to break away and seeking...

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Read More →

Reps to revisit controversial water resources bill

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Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila (middle), Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Idris Wase (second left),House Leader, Alhassan Ado Doguwa (left) and Mace bearer, Akun Jethro proceeding for...

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Read More →

Historic perspective on the pardon of Alli and Enahoro

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The presidential pardon granted by President Muhammadu Buhari, to former Nationalist and Minister, Anthony Eromosele Enahoro (1923-2010) and also to Professor Ambrose Folorunsho Alli (1929-1989),...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

ISWAP terrorists kill 30, policemen, others in Borno

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Suspected terrorists of Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) have killed 11 policemen, six soldiers and four civilian members of JTF along Monguno/Baga road in Borno State. The 17...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

Ortom condemns attack on Zulum’s convoy

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, on Saturday, condemned the attack on the convoy of his Borno counterpart, Prof. Babagana Zulum, resulting in the death of scores of people, with others sustaining...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

CACOVID refutes Omoregie’s claims to palliatives donated to Oredo

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Private Sectors Coalition Against COVID-19 CACOVID) has reacted to a report by the Independent Television, Benin, Edo state, which showed Dr Omoregie Ogbeide Ihama, the member representing Oredo...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Rape: Crossfire over castration law

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While the law is receiving knocks in some quarters as being too harsh and undignifying, others, especially commentators on women and children issues as well as gender-rights activists, have...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Second wave looms amid lax safety protocols

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Even law enforcement agents have abandoned the use of facemasks in Lagos PHOTO: AYODELE ADENIRAN With 125 additional new cases as at last Thursday, the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Adeloye: Life of a neurosurgeon, writer, footballer, guitarist

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Emeritus Professor Ademola Adeloye, who was 85 years old recently, is one of the foremost neurosurgeons in the country with over 400 publications and a stint in almost all the continents of the...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Tiv/Jukun conflicts: Ishaku urges fleeing communities to return home

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Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba has called on the people of Chonku village who had fled to Wukari town in the wake of the Tiv/Jukun crisis to return home and resume their normal activities, saying...

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records no COVID-19-related death in 24-hours, as cases reach 57,849

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says no death was recorded in the last 24-hours, as the country recorded 125 new cases of COVID-19. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter...

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →

Bandits kill district head in Plateau, behead man in Benue

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Gunmen yesterday killed the District Head of Foron in Barkin-Ladi Council of Plateau State, Da Bulus Chuwang Jang.The chairman of Berom Educational and Cultural Organisation (BECO), Foron, Mr....

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Governor condemns push for resource control

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Abdullahi Sule. Photo: TWITTER/NASARAWAGOVT • Promises tax incentives, others to investors As Niger Delta governors continue to push for resource control, their counterparts in the northern...

Tue Sep 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Police arrest 96 suspects over alleged cultism, robbery in Benue

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The Police Command in Benue says it has arrested 96 persons over alleged house breaking, theft, armed robbery and cultism in Makurdi, the state capital. A statement by its Public Relations Officer...

Mon Sep 21st, 2020     Read More →

Nigerians push food as human right in constitution

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As prices of food items skyrocket due to production, storage, processing, and marketing challenges, lawmakers and policymakers have been called upon to make the right to food a human right in the...

Mon Sep 21st, 2020     Read More →