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12-year-old Benue boy escapes from traffickers in Anambra

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A 12-year-old boy, Gabriel Tehrile, suspected to have been trafficked from Benue State, has been found in Anambra State. The spokesman of the Anambra State police command, Haruna Mohammed, made...

Wed May 27th, 2020     Read More →

‘Supreme Court wavered by refusing to extend retrial order to Orji Uzor Kalu’

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Osuman Former Benue State attorney general and commissioner for justice, Chief Mamman Mike Osuman (SAN) in this interview with Assistant Editor, Law and Foreign Affairs, JOSEPH ONYEKWERE argues...

Tue May 26th, 2020     Read More →

Teenager fakes own death on social media to avoid financial pressure from mother

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A teenager who faked her own death in order to avoid financial pressure from family members has been found and arrested by police operatives in Lagos State. On May 15, the Lagos police command...

Mon May 25th, 2020     Read More →

Senate seeks suspension of planned electricity tariff hike

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The Senate on Tuesday told the Federal Government to suspend the planned electricity tariff increase, expected to take effect in July, citing hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic. However,...

Tue May 19th, 2020     Read More →

Police arraigns Woman, 38, for alleged diverison of N1.4m grains funds in Benue

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Police Command in Benue on Tuesday arraigned one Mrs Christiana Iortim, 38, before a Makurdi Upper Area Court for alleged criminal breach of trust. The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Veronica Shaagee...

Tue May 19th, 2020     Read More →

Troops neutralise criminals in Benue, arrest militia gang in Nasarawa state

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The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have succeeded in killing two gang members of Gana led criminal elements in Benue arresting members of militia group in Nasarawa...

Sun May 17th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NIgeria records 176 new cases, total infections now 5621

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday recorded 176 new cases of COVID-19 which brought the total number of infections in Nigeria to 5621. NCDC also said that five new patients...

Sun May 17th, 2020     Read More →

PTF urges states to be cautious in lifting restrictions on large gatherings

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The Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on COVID-19 has urged states lifting restrictions on large congregation of people to weigh their consequences in relation to creating opportunities for more...

Sat May 16th, 2020     Read More →

Ortom denies involvement in logo 1 Demolition

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Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said he has no hand in the demolition of houses behind Mid-Way Inn, Logo 1, Makurdi. Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the governor, Mr. Terver Akase, made the...

Sat May 16th, 2020     Read More →

At virtual meeting, FEC okays N47b to boost electricity

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N47 billion for the provision of additional 40 megawatts of electricity to the national grid. Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, made the...

Thu May 14th, 2020     Read More →

Senate deplores ‘empty’ embassies, gets ambassadorial nominees, others

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• Orders security chiefs to probe interstate travel breaches The absence of ambassadors in Nigeria’s embassies attracted the stern condemnation of the Senate yesterday. The lawmakers,...

Wed May 13th, 2020     Read More →

House of Representatives urges NCDC to intervene in Benue lady’s case

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The House of Representatives has urged the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), to critically evaluate Mrs. Susan Idoko-Okpe, a lady held in an isolation centre in Benue, with a view to...

Tue May 12th, 2020     Read More →

Cross River, Bayelsa return almajirai to home states

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Cross River State Governor Benedict Ayade has sent another set of 120 almajirai, who were trying to enter the state, back to their home states. Security men at the Gakem-Benue border intercepted...

Tue May 12th, 2020     Read More →

Task force intercepts, sends back trucks carrying “Almajiri” at Cross River border

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The Cross River Government and Security operatives on Saturday intercepted and sent back another set of trucks carrying no fewer than 30 Quoranic education pupils “Almajiri” at the...

Sat May 9th, 2020     Read More →

Junaid Muhammad calls for arrest of security operatives at border posts over Almajerai

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An elder statesman and second republic lawmaker Dr Junaidu Muhammed has called for the arrest and prosecution of security operatives at the borders between states that allow for Almajerai to be...

Sat May 9th, 2020     Read More →