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NCDC records 1,444 new infections, total now 110,387

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,444 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website late on Sunday. x The News...

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Read More →

Does Southwest need federal development commission?

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Senator Ibikunle Amosun Let me state from the outset that the specific objective of this article is to engage the power elite in Western Nigeria, the most developed region in Nigeria, on why they...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

Bandits kill livestock guard, shoot NSCDC officer in Benue

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The Benue Government said bandits attacked and killed a Livestock Guard and shot an official of the Agro Rangers, a unit in the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Makurdi, the...

Sat Jan 16th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 1,867 new infections

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) registered 1,867 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 107,345. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter...

Sat Jan 16th, 2021     Read More →

NIN registration: Complaints galore as bottlenecks fester amid COVID-19 scare

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The current drive by the Federal Government to ensure that every Nigerian obtains a National Identification Number (NIN) has no doubt caught the full attention of the masses. Unlike before when a...

Sat Jan 16th, 2021     Read More →

Price of tomatoes drops in Enugu major markets

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The Price of tomatoes has dropped significantly in major markets in Enugu metropolis, compared to what it was during the Yuletide. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) market survey on Thursday shows...

Thu Jan 14th, 2021     Read More →

Be fair to this government, Buhari tells critics

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Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVPresident Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians especially the elite to be fair in their criticism of his administration. Buhari spoke on Thursday in Abuja...

Thu Jan 14th, 2021     Read More →

How far with Nigeria’s space dream?

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Space exploration used to be a luxurious show of technological might between the United States of America and the defunct Soviet Union until developed nations realised the potential of space...

Thu Jan 14th, 2021     Read More →

Insecurity: Benue imposes curfew on 2 LGs

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The Benue government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Ukum and Katsina-Ala Local Government Areas as part of measures to address insecurity there. The north-central state’s Deputy...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

ADP flays Buhari, APC over rising insecurity in Oyo, other states

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Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOV The Action Democratic Party (ADP), yesterday, decried the poor handling of security in the country, exacerbated by terrorism, herdsmen attacks, banditry and...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

Buhari, Ortom, Suswam mourn Kontagora

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the former military administrator of Benue and Kano states, Col. Aminu Kontagora (rtd.), lived a life of sacrifice and dedication to humanity. Buhari, who...

Tue Jan 12th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: infections in Nigeria surpass 100,000

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria surpassed 100,000 on Jan.10 after 1,024 new cases were reported, bringing the total number of infections to 100,087. The Nigeria Centre for...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

Ortom goes into isolation

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has reportedly gone into isolation, as some government officials close to him have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Speaking during the...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

FG targets 37 bridges for construction, renovation

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The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment towards the construction and renovation of 37 bridges across the country. The targeted bridges are; the Lagos Third Mainland Bridge, the...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

Buruku council chairman in benue dies of Covid-19 related ailment

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Chairman, Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State, Daniel Deajir died on Thursday night from Covid-19 related issues. He was quarantined at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Makurdi where he...

Sat Jan 9th, 2021     Read More →