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I never said Nigeria is at mercy of Boko Haram – Lai Mohammed

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[files] Nigeria’s Information Minister Lai Mohammed speaks during a news conference on protests in Abuja, Nigeria November 19, 2020. REUTERS/Afolabi SotundeThe Minister of Information and...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

Insecurity: Ortom urges FRSC, BIRS to register vehicles in Benue

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue has urged the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Benue Internal Revenue Service (BRIS) to register all vehicles as a means of addressing the security...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

Blame game as Borno buries victims of Boko Haram insurgency

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Mourners attend the funeral of 43 farm workers in Zabarmari, about 20km from Maiduguri, Nigeria, on November 29, 2020 after they were killed by Boko Haram fighters in rice fields near the village...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

560,000 Nigerians living with HIV untreated

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Despite efforts by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) to end Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) before 2030, no fewer than 560,000...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

Secret plots against 2023, zoning amid APC, PDP intrigues

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Five broad issues seem to be fueling upheavals surrounding the buildup to the 2023 election cycle, which is less than two years away. These issues include President Muhammadu Buhari’s...

Tue Dec 1st, 2020     Read More →

FG pays 2186 MSMEs under Payroll Support – Lai Mohammed

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{FILES] Lai MohammedThe Federal Government says 2186 companies employing 12,117 individuals have benefitted from its N75 billion Survival Fund for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises...

Mon Nov 30th, 2020     Read More →

2023: Buhari will not handpick his successor, says Lukman

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Salihu Lukman Spirit of political contest now very high in APC Dr. Salihu Lukman, the Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), in this interview with ADAMU ABUH, says despite...

Mon Nov 30th, 2020     Read More →

IFAD-VCDP programme contributes 653,843 metric tons of cassava to Nigeria’s food security — National Coordinator

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The Federal Government/International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) has contributed 653,843 metric tons of cassava to Nigeria’s food...

Sat Nov 28th, 2020     Read More →

Yuletide amid COVID-19, Yellow fever outbreak: Task before Nigeria’s disease control agencies

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Barely four weeks to this year’s Christmas, Nigerians are increasingly becoming apprehensive over the outbreak of Yellow fever in some states of the country and a possible second wave of...

Sat Nov 28th, 2020     Read More →

Troops arrest 8 bandits, kill 3 in Benue, Nasarawa, Zamfara

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The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operations Whirl Stroke and Accord have arrested eight bandits and eliminated three in different operations in Benue, Nasarawa, and Zamfara. The...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →

Mahmood Yakubu: The task ahead

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Mahmood Yakubu Mahmood Yakubu, Professor of Political History and International Studies is a man of history. He was the first man to earn a first class degree in History from the University of...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →

‘Benue State open grazing prohibition law has reduced attacks’

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The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Benue State, Mr. Mike Gusa has stated that since the enactment of the Benue State Open Grazing Prohibition, Ranches establishment Law 2017, the...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →

200,000 farmers to benefit from regenerative agricultural intervention

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No fewer than 200,000 farmers are expected to be engaged by the regenerative agricultural intervention in 10 states in Nigeria. x The regenerative initiative, the first of its kind in Nigeria...

Sun Nov 22nd, 2020     Read More →

ASUU Strike: End in sight as parties shift grounds

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There are indications that both the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) are determined to ensure undergraduates of public universities do not lose one academic...

Sat Nov 21st, 2020     Read More →

FEC okays new finance bill, rules out increase in taxes

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC), yesterday, approved the Finance Bill 2020 aimed at reviewing the country’s tax laws and supporting the 2021 budget. Addressing reporters after the weekly...

Thu Nov 19th, 2020     Read More →