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Breaking : Army troops intercept 20 militia herdsmen, kills 4 in Benue

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Nigerian Army Tuesday morning, said its troops of 72 Special Forces Battalion in Benue State,intercepted 20 militia herdsmen, killing four during gun duel that...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

FG commissions Apo capacitor bank to power 7,000 households

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola has commissioned a 60MVAR capacitor bank at the Apo 132/33KV transmission substation in Abuja aimed to improve electricity supply to...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Fresh herdsmen attacks claim 36 in Benue, Nasarawa

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By Peter Duru & David Odama …4 in Benue, 32 in Nasarawa …11 policemen declared missing in Benue ..Casualty figure far higher, many killed, injured —LG...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Methodist advocates quick resolution of herdsmen, farmers’ clashes

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By Sam Eyoboka THE Methodist Church Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to address the herdsmen/farmers’ crisis across the country. In a communique by Synod Secretary, Very Rev....

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Four Police personnel killed in Logo by herdsmen – Police

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……the casualty figure is far higher, many killed and injured – Local Govt Council Chairman. 33 bodies recovered after attacks on Ukum local government communities, casualty...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

3 burnt to death in C-River over motorcycle theft

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—It was the end of the road for three suspected motorcycle robbers as they were burnt to death by a mob at the popular Abuochichie Junction in Bekwarra Local...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019: NASS has no constitutional powers to alter polls order — Junaid Mohammed

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He was once a close ally of President Muhammadu Buhari yet he can also be said to be the most vocal of all the president’s critics. Dr. Junaid Mohammed, a Russian trained Medical Doctor and...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

UNICEF facilitates disbursement of N70m loan to households to build toilets

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UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it facilitated the disbursement of N70 million loan to 3,000 households to construct improved toilets in four states of the country through some Micro...

Sun Apr 15th, 2018     Read More →

Stones versus AK47 rifles!

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It was a week of blood, sorrow and tears in Benue communities when suspected herdsmen bared their fangs on villagers in Makurdi, Logo and Ukum local government areas of the state, leading to the...

Sun Apr 15th, 2018     Read More →

Irate workers nearly killed me during a strike — Funmi Komolafe

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She bestrode the world of labour journalism like a colossus. For three decades, Funmi Komolafe’s professional career won her awards from the labour movement. However, the Zenith came...

Sun Apr 15th, 2018     Read More →

2019 Buhari’s friends are not telling him the truth — Okogie

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ARCHBISHOP Emeritus of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie, has cautioned politicians he says are manipulating President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election next year to take time to gauge...

Sun Apr 15th, 2018     Read More →

Man, 70, arrested for abducting woman for 28 years

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A 70-year-old man, Alhaji Aliyu Onmaya, has been apprehended by Benue State Police Command for allegedly abducting a Cameroonian woman, Martha Eyom, for 28 years. Nigerian police The state...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Troop’s ambush, kill 7 Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

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Maiduguri – The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its troops killed seven Boko Haram insurgents in the ongoing clearance operation in separate ambushes in Borno. Army deploys troops to Benue, 5...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

2019: We have 8 million PVCs awaiting collection – INEC

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Say some Nigerians tell us they are not interested Maps out measures to avoid 2015 mistakes FG can’t ensure credible polls – Ann Kio-Briggs By Clifford Ndujihe & Omeiza Ajayi TO...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →

Why I’ll vote Buhari again and again – Adesina

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The greatest talking point in our country this week has been the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari that he would seek a second term in office next year. And naturally so. Desire by any...

Sat Apr 14th, 2018     Read More →