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RUGA: Throwing the baby out with the bath water

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By Dele Sobowale “If you can keep your head when all about you/ Are losing theirs and blaming it on you…Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it….you’ll be a...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: Gbajabiamila visits Zamfara State Sunday, Katsina, Borno, Adamawa, Taraba, Benue to follow

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila is on a scheduled trip to Zamfara State on Sunday The Speaker would also visit Borno, Benue, Katsina,...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Afenifere leaders, shed tears at Fasoranti residence, lambast South West governors of keeping quiet

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By Dayo Johnson Akure Akure – LEADERS of the Pan- Yoruba Socio- Political group Afenifere Saturday betrayed emotions when they visited their national leader Pa Rueben Fasoranti to console...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

Does Buhari remember his campaign promises? By Tony Eluemunor

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What really do Nigerians make of President Mohammadu Buhari’s or for that matter, any politician’s promises? Stretch this further and you would come to the question whether politicians...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s biggest mistake – Iwuanyanwu

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Says Fulani Vigilante in Igboland will lead to bloodshed FG may not be able to control •Igbos believe strongly in one Nigeria •How Buhari can save the country Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu,...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Gbajabiamila, let’s talk Bisalla By Emeka Obasi

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Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila should expect a petition from the General Iliya Bisalla family soonest to cleanse the stigma hanging on those he left behind in 1976 following the February 13 coup. Femi...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Herder-farmer crises: Centre to start peaceful process in Benue, Nasarawa

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Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) an International organisation says it will start peaceful mediation process between Benue and Nasarawa before the end of July to ensure lasting solution to...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Rosaline Meurer bags ‘indigenous Woman award’ By Chris Onuoha

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Nollywood Actress and Lead Star in Merry Men movie “The Real Yoruba Demons” Rosaline Meurer was decorated with the Prestigious Indigenous Women Awards ‘IWA 2019’ as the...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

CSOs canvass involvement in govt project monitoring for prudence, accountability

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By Peter Duru Makurdi – A consortium of Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, have urged governments at all levels to involve CSOs in project monitoring activities to check cases of abandoned...

Thu Jul 11th, 2019     Read More →

Just in: Ortom sacks heads of two parastatals

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By Peter Duru Makurdi- Governor Samuel Ortom has relieved the General Manager of the Benue State Environmental Sanitation Agency, BSESA, Engr. Andrew Chile and his counterpart at the State Water...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

Just in: NJC okays appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as substantive CJN

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…Recommends appointment of 8 other Heads of Court By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—-The National Judicial Council, NJC, on Wednesday, recommended the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

Beyond the killing of 25-year-old boy in Imo

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Otoko community in Obowo local government area of Imo State was thrown into a deep confusion after a police officer, allegedly shot dead a 25-year-old boy Ikenna Ukachi. 5 feared dead in fresh...

Wed Jul 10th, 2019     Read More →

Whither the due process mechanism?

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By Eric Teniola A FEW years ago those in the central government in Abuja would tell you that fear of the due process mechanism is the beginning of wisdom. The policy was like the import licence...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

CCMHP trains healthcare providers for mental health treatment in Benue

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By Peter Duru Makurdi – The Comprehensive Community Mental Health Programme, CCMHP, has trained another set of 52 healthcare providers for mental health treatment services in Benue...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →

British Foreign, Commonwealth Office condemn persecution of Christians in Nigeria

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By Sam Eyoboka A report of enquiry into the plight of Christians across the globe recently released by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office has revealed grave evidence that Christians...

Tue Jul 9th, 2019     Read More →