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We have no alternative to Buhari at this time — Gov Ortom

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You may have an alternative, but for me, and as far as I am concerned I have not seen an alternative to President Buhari at this our very trying time. It is interesting to note that despite all...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Atiku to Saraki, Amaechi, Goje: Return to PDP, rebuild Nigeria

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor; Festus Ahon & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA — Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, made a practical return to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday,...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

PDP convention: governors not supporting one candidate – Okowa

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The Chairman of the PDP National Elective Convention Committee and Governor of Delta state, Mr Ifeanyi Okowa, has dismissed rumours that the Party’s governors have attempted to force a...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Farmers commend Benue govt, state assembly for enacting grazing law

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BY PETER DURU, MAKURDI The Middle Belt Small Scale Farmers Network,MIBSSFANET, has commended the Benue state government and the State House of Assembly for enacting the Open Grazing Prohibition...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Ortom to jobless youths: Embrace skill acquisition programmes

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has appealed to jobless Nigerian youths to fully engage themselves in skills acquisition programmes in order to be equipped to set...

Tue Dec 5th, 2017     Read More →

Gov Ortom commends UNICEF, BENGONET, others over roles in last flood disaster in Benue

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BY PETER DURU, MAKURDI Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has commended the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, Benue Non Governmental Organization Network, BENGONET and other relevant...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

Miyetti Allah threatens legal action over Benue, Taraba grazing laws

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—THE leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, weekend, threatened legal action to challenge the anti-open grazing laws in Benue and...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

PDP Professionals reject Suswan as chairman Electoral Panel Committee

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A pressure group, PDP Professionals for the Defense Integrity and Equity has rejected former governor of Benue State, Mr Gabriel Suswan as chairman of the Electoral Panel Committee for the Peoples...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Amb. Ngozi Kachickwu: Mobilizing one million to march against violence

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On the heels of a report that millions of Nigerians in 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) may face food crisis in 2018 following insurgency, flood, windstorm, dry spell, early...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Maina derailed when he saw big money — Retirees (2)

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•Harrowing life in retirement: They pay us N1,000 monthly pension, make themselves billionaires from our money Retirees narrate their harrowiong experiences in the concluding part of the...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Budget implementation: It’s double-barrel disappointment for tourism – Hon. Ihama-Ogbeide 

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Hon. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, a civil engineer and representing Oredo Federal Constituency in Edo State, chairs the House of Representatives Committee on Tourism. In this chat, he speaks on budget...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Searching for Love?

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Networking/ Sponsorship •Sani resides in Kaduna, needs a financial assistance to enable him take care of his sick mother, account 2223959786, Diamond Bank, Sani...

Sat Dec 2nd, 2017     Read More →

PDP Chairmanship: Mark, Ali, Gana, Suswam back South-West as Northern Youths revolt

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WITH barely a week to the elective convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stakeholders of the party from the north under the auspices of the Northern Elders and Leaders Forum have...

Sat Dec 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Mountain of Yesterday

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By Tony Nwaka One of the mass servants promptly drew Father Akaduchi’s attention to the commotion that was building up inside the church. The priest stepped off the sanctuary and moved...

Sat Dec 2nd, 2017     Read More →

Benue Grazing Law: Herdsmen ready to ranch their cattle —State Govt

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Despite alleged subterranean moves by the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a factional socio-cultural organisation of herdsmen in the country, to frustrate the implementation of the Benue State Open...

Sat Dec 2nd, 2017     Read More →