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Police redeployment: Lagos, Oyo, Kwara, Anambra get new CP

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By Evelyn Usman LAGOS—THE Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, yesterday, ordered the posting and redeployment of senior Police officers from Assistant Inspector-General of...

Thu Feb 7th, 2019     Read More →

NGO takes human trafficking campaign to Lagos streets urges govt to block the routes

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By Esther Onyegbula A Lagos-based non-profit organisation, Kick Against Human Trafficking and Human Rights Abuse Foundation , KAHTHRAF, on Monday took to major streets in Lagos State to create...

Thu Feb 7th, 2019     Read More →

Atiku, best option for Nigerians —Udeogaranya

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By Ebun Sessou Chief Charles Udeogaranya, former All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential aspirant who decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has urged Nigerians who desire a better...

Thu Feb 7th, 2019     Read More →

Vote me, I won’t change – Buhari tells Nigerians

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday stated that he will remain steadfast in delivering effective leadership if re-elected in the February 16 presidential election....

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

Benue, next in NNPC’s Drilling for oil and gas – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has announced that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will soon commence deeper search for oil and gas in the Benue Trough. Buhari This, he said, is the...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari arrives Makurdi for campaign rally

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday arrived Makurdi airport for his presidential campaign rally in Benue State. The presidential jet conveying the President and his entourage touched down at...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

Why l pulled out of presidential race – Ezekwesili

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IT has been an interesting one week since I made the tough but necessary decision to suspend my campaign for the presidency. I have been truly overwhelmed by the reactions to my announcement from...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

Military invasion: Bayelsa monarch appeals to FG for compensation

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By Samuel Oyadongha & Emem Idio YENAGOA—THE people of Ondewari Community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, have appeal to the federal and state governments to come...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

Unpaid pensions: NLC urges pensioners to vote against govs

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NIGERIA Labour Congress, NLC, has called on pensioners across the country to vote against any state governor still owing backlog of unpaid pension in the forthcoming general...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

FULL TEXT: A sacrifice for our new political order – Ezekwesili

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It has been an interesting one week since I made the tough but necessary decision to suspend my campaign for the presidency. I have been truly overwhelmed by the reactions to my announcement from...

Tue Feb 5th, 2019     Read More →

Election: Okorocha encourages Igbos to vote wisely

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Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, has called on Igbos to ensure that they cast their votes wisely in the upcoming presidential elections. Okorocha Okorocha, who gave the warning at a press briefing in...

Tue Feb 5th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram: Coalition salutes military for repelling multiple attacks in Adamawa, Yobe, Benue

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The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has saluted the military for averting what it described as ‘Black Monday’ by successfully repelling multiple terror attacks in...

Tue Feb 5th, 2019     Read More →

Atiku presidency’ll end farmers/herders conflict in Benue —Titi Abubakar

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Makurdi—Wife of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Mrs. Titi Abubakar, has said her husband, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, would end frequent clashes between herders and farmers...

Tue Feb 5th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, Saraki, Dogora, Ortom, FUTA mourn Senator Waku

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By Henry Umoru, Peter Duru & Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of former Senator Joseph Waku. In the same vein, Senate President,...

Mon Feb 4th, 2019     Read More →

Armed herdsmen, military in gun battle in Benue, three killed

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By Peter Duru Makurdi – No fewer than three suspected militant herdsmen were Monday afternoon reportedly gunned down at Tomatar community in Guma local government area of Benue state...

Mon Feb 4th, 2019     Read More →