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Updated: If you can’t secure a country, you can’t manage it – Buhari

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—Says security still tops his agenda By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—-PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said that any person or administration that cannot secure a country or an...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Ortom presents 15 commissioner nominees to Benue Assembly

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has submitted names of 15 commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for confirmation. File: Governor Ortom The Speaker, Mr Titus Uba, disclosed this while...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gunpowder- Apostle Suleiman

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…..OBJ spoke the minds of Nigerians in his letter By Peter Duru Makurdi – General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, Tuesday, cautioned that...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Benue tribal leaders give FG 14-day ultimatum to cancel Ruga project

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Benue State tribal leaders, yesterday, issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to cancel the proposed construction of Ruga settlement for herdsmen or the...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

4 feared dead, houses razed as suspected Jukun militia attack Benue community

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—At least four persons were feared dead in the wee hours of yesterday attack on Jootar community in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State by suspected Jukun militia....

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

SCANDALOUS: C’River monarchs, politicians scramble for FG’s N5, 000 CCT to the poor

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By Emmanuel Una CALABAR—SOME monarchs, chiefs and politicians in Cross River State are jostling with the under-privileged persons in their communities for the Federal Government’s...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Akwa Ibom: PDP, APC in fresh feud over Tribunal matters

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By Chioma Onuegbu The Akwa Ibom State chapters of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and All Progressives Congress, APC, are in a fresh disagreement over the proceedings at the ongoing...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

The ‘house Negroes’ of Nigeria

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MALCOM X made a fine distinction between the house Negro and the field Negro in one of his numerous speeches. The revolutionary leader eloquently defined the two in the following words: ...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Witness accuses PDP of allocating votes to itself in Benue

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Mr Joseph Jinawa, a witness in the election petition challenging the victory of Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue, has told the Election Tribunal that the PDP allocated votes to itself at 006 polling...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

PDP bounces back, tells APC to stop blaming them for their election petitions failure

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom has attributed the failure of All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Elections Petition Tribunal to lack of due diligence in its...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

NDDC supports NGOs on prisons rehabilitation in Delta, Edo and Ondo

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By Perez Brisibe THE Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC in partnership with some Non-Governmental Organizations, has rehabilitated prisons and inmates in some selected prisons in Delta, Edo...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Edo govt brainstorms on devt roadmap, work plan

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To recalibrate its strategies and sharpen its focus to consolidate on gains made in the state in the last two years and seven months, the Edo State Executive Council at the weekend completed a...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

Idris Miyaya and his 1,000 bandits

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…A journalist secretly visits gang leader in Katsina forest“ …Says his guest desperately wants ceasefire but set two conditions“ …‘I saw 14-yr-olds carrying...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

Of indigenous technology, e-Governance and ease of doing business

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By Chiwetalu Onuoha Recently, the digital media space was inundated with comments surrounding the efficacy of facial recognition technology in some cyber videos produced in China. The image used...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

2.4million Nigerians abuse codeine based cough syrup — NDLEA

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi Benue state Commander of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Mrs. Florence Ezeonye, says over 2.4million Nigerian youths and adults abuse codeine based cough syrup...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →