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Katsina flood: Corpse of missing bride recovered in Niger Republic

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The remains of Hindatu Yahaya, a young girl who got married three days before the flood in Jibia town in Katsina, which eventually swept her away, have been recovered in Niger Republic. Benue...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Katsina-Alu often put national interest above self – APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that late Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu often put national interest above self and other considerations. Late CJN Katsina-Alu The party in a statement...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Supreme Court confirms death of former CJN, Katsina-Alu

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed the death of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloysius Katsina Alu. The deceased who hailed from Ushongo in Benue, was the CJN from Dec. 30,...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Ex-CJN, Katsina-Alu dies in Abuja Hospital

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – A former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu, is dead. Katsina-Alu who headed the Nigerian judiciary between 2009 and 2011, reportedly...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

APC summons Ortom, Akume to Abuja

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…Ortom’s persecution reminiscence of Tarka era — Benue youths By Peter Duru with agency report MAKURDI—The leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC, has reportedly...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Mixing insecurity with political vengeance

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It was clear that the Police was on an assignment to assault the PDP politicians and their supporters, perhaps with intention to intimidate them. They were on a kind of revenge assignment to...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Pro-restructuring rally in Benue : Why we stopped South, M-Belt leaders’ trip to Benue – NAF

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•Says plane faulty; replacement (5N-IZY) didn’t request use of airfield •Makurdi airport is military; coordinating base for Operation Whirl Stroke •Urges politicians not to...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Ortom has not quit APC – Oshiomhole

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Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has described the alleged exit of the governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, from the party as a rumour. Oshiomhole Reacting to...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

For Nigerians to be free citizens of this country Nigeria must be restructured – Clark

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Chief E. K. Clark, former Minister of Information, Senator of the Second Republic, National leader and convener of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF has said that for Nigerians to be free citizens...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

The Middle Belt reawakening and the future of Republic

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A HISTORIC Summit of the peoples of the Middle Belt holds this week. The event began yesterday Monday with a rally and will conclude today Tuesday with a conference on security and development in...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Killings: Govt’s done a lot to combat insecurity — Presidency

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—THE Presidency, yesterday, debunked insinuations that President Muhammadu Buhari has not done enough to protect the lives and property of the citizenry....

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

NNPC to generate 14MW electricity from Cross River bio-diesel project

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THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said the 26,000 hectares Cross River State oil palm-based bio-diesel project would generate 14 megawatts of electricity. The NNPC, in...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

We didn’t push Ortom out — APC

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By Peter Duru & Omeiza Ajayi Makurdi —Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday, bade goodbye to All Progressives Congress, APC, saying the party had given him the red card over...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Planned pro-restructuring rally : South, M-Belt leaders blast FG for aborting Benue trip

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•Makurdi airport a military facility ,says NAF spokesman, AVM Adesanya ABUJA—There was drama at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, yesterday, as leaders under the aegis...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Middle Belt Conference: Aircraft conveying Ohanaeze, Afenifere, PANDEF’s leaders denied landing in Makurdi

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By Peter Duru Makurdi – The aircraft conveying leaders of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Afenifere, Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF were Monday afternoon denied landing permit at the Makurdi airport by...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →