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Video: ICRC seeks intervention as Boko Haram plans to kill another female

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), has called for the Nigerian government’s speedy intervention to save one of the two female staff being held hostage by Boko Haram. Hauwa...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

2019: APC Chieftain cautions religious leaders against divisive comments, actions

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Daniel Onjeh, weekend urged religious leaders to desist from making divisive comments or taking outright...

Sun Oct 14th, 2018     Read More →

The 50 men, women on Buhari’s travel ban list

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Thirteen former governors and seven former ministers, all facing corruption trials, were among the 50 men and women that make up the travel ban list under Executive Order No. 6 issued by President...

Sun Oct 14th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku’s restructuring stance endears him to the hearts of Nigerians — Adiotomre

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BY LUCKY OJI Chief Mike Adiotomre, is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the leader of Ward 5, Ovu community and a member of the State Advisory Council from Ethiope East Local...

Sun Oct 14th, 2018     Read More →

Benue 2019: Its PDP’s Ortom vs APC’s Jime

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi The race for who occupies Benue State Government House in 2019 has begun; it is going to be a two-horse race between Governor Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party,...

Sun Oct 14th, 2018     Read More →

EOD6: Angry reactions as Buhari slams travel ban on 50 Nigerians

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By Soni Daniel, Abuja and Dirisu Yakubu President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, issued an Executive Order (EO) against those his administration is prosecuting in court over alleged fraud from...

Sun Oct 14th, 2018     Read More →

LEFT TO DIE!: ‘I was four months’ pregnant when herdsmen attacked our village, cut off my right hand!’

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•Nursing mother struggling with one hand to breastfeed her baby narrates her story By Peter Duru, Makurdi 24-year-old Mrs Joy Terna is from Giza, the Tiv speaking area of Nasarawa State. She...

Sun Oct 14th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari Executive Order No 6 of 2018

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PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER No.6 of 2018 ON THE PRESERVATION OF SUSPICIOUS ASSETS CONNECTED WITH CORRUPTION AND OTHER RELEVANT OFFENCES Whereas it is the responsibility of the Federal Government...

Sun Oct 14th, 2018     Read More →

Over 100,000 secondary school students thrown out of school by herdsmen crisis in Benue — TSB boss

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi The Executive Secretary of the Benue Teaching Service Board, TSB, Dr. Wilfred Uji, yesterday disclosed that over 100,000 secondary school students have been thrown out of...

Sat Oct 13th, 2018     Read More →

NORTH CENTRAL: Smooth coasting for Lalong, Useni, Ortom, Jime; Dina Melaye survives in Kogi

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi, Femi Bolaji, Jalingo, Marie-Therese Nanlong, Jos, Boluwaji Obahopo, Lokoja BENUE Ortom vs Jime The quest for the Benue State Government has begun in earnest between the...

Sat Oct 13th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku not a threat to President Buhari’s re-election, says senatorial candidate

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Abuja – Mr Daniel Onjeh, an All Progressives Congress (APC) Benue South Senatorial candidate has said that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is not a threat to President Muhammadu...

Sat Oct 13th, 2018     Read More →

90 Benue indigenes benefit from FG’s Conditional Grant Scheme

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Makurdi, Mr Oryiman Alu, State Manager, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), says 90 Benue indigenes have received N50, 000 each from its Conditional Grant Scheme...

Sat Oct 13th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari mourns NRC Chairman, Usman Abubakar

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his deep condolences to the Abubakar family over the death of Alhaji Usman Abubakar, Chairman of the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC). President Muhammadu...

Fri Oct 12th, 2018     Read More →

Capital market indices up by 0.12%

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Trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) sustained a positive growth on Friday, with Nigerian Breweries leading the gainers’ table. Newsmen report that Nigerian Breweries grew...

Fri Oct 12th, 2018     Read More →

You’re doomed, leave Wike out of it, PDP tells crisis ridden Rivers APC

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT – PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers state yesterday admonished the All Progressives Congress, APC, to leave Governor Nyesom Wike out of the growing...

Fri Oct 12th, 2018     Read More →