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Grazing Law: Emir Sanusi, Miyetti Allah boss thumb up Fayose

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The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Mohammed Sanusi 11 and the National President of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Alhaji Muhammadu Kiruwa, have commended the Ekiti State...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Benue royal fathers send SOS to FG over Otukpo-Ugboju-Onyagede-Ankpa federal road

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The Traditional ruler of Ugboju district in Otukpo local government area, Chief Solomon Apochi, and his counterpart in Onyagede in Ohimini local government area, Chief Ogili Adamu have appealed...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

We welcome ‘Army Cat-Race’ Exercise Cat Race – Tor Tiv

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The Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse, has pledged the support of the traditional rulers and the entire people of Benue to the Nigerian Army as its conducts Exercise Ayem Akpatuma – Cat Race in...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

March 15 for ruling on Abubakar Tsav’s forgery case

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—A Makurdi Chief Magistrate’s Court, presided over by Justice Dennis Ingya, yesterday, fixed March 15 for ruling in the forgery case preferred against the Public...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

Gov. Ortom urges NIS to register foreigners to stem insecurity

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has urged the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to embark on registration of foreigners in all the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. Ortom made the call on...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

I have reconciled with Suswam—Gov. Ortom

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue state has said that he has reconciled with his predecessor, Mr. Gabriel Suswam. The governor told newsmen in Makurdi on Monday that the reconciliation took place at a...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

Insecurity: Why Buhari should be supported not blamed – Uba

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A Lagos based Businessman, Mr Vincent Uba has frowned at the reactions of Nigerians to the recent attacks by suspected herdsmen in Benue and some other parts of the country. •Bola Tinubu and...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari hasn’t done enough to stop herdsmen —Jibunoh

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South ASABA—FOREMOST Nigerian adventurer, Dr Newton Jibunoh, weekend, said that President Muhammadu Buhari has not put in place satisfactory measures...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

Herdsmen attacks as trigger to famine

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The threat of massive famine in 2018 and 2019 is becoming a reality to those close to Nigeria’s farmlands. In the past, food shortages had occurred on account of unfavourable weather or pest...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

Alleged plot to divide North: Outrage, as Southern leaders blast Ango Abdullahi

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Clifford Ndujihe, Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu, Simon Ebegbulem & Emman Ovuakporie LAGOS—Outrage overflowed from leading Southern leaders yesterday over comments...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

Why APC lost goodwill

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By Ochereome Nnanna TODAY’s article is based on two major comments that a leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, uttered since President Muhammadu Buhari gave...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

No campaigns in Benue till crisis is over – Ortom

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•Says Buhari hasn’t visited Benue after New Year killing of 73 people •Alleges that Miyetti Allah press statements were being issued from Abuja •Adds hersdsmen activities...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

Emir seeks media support to promote tourism, agriculture

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The Lamdo Gashaka in Taraba, Alhaji Zubairu Hammangabdo, on Sunday urged the media to assist in promoting the tourism and agricultural potentials of his domain. Hammangabdo, a first class chief,...

Sun Feb 18th, 2018     Read More →

Give us justice, else no 2019 campaign, Ortom warns FG

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The governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, has again called on the federal government to act fast in its bid to find lasting solution over herdsmen attack in the country, especially Benue....

Sun Feb 18th, 2018     Read More →

2019: What Babangida told Secondus, PDP’s NWC in Minna

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Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, at the weekend appraised his position on current political developments in the nation and surmised that the Peoples Democratic Party...

Sun Feb 18th, 2018     Read More →