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Army kills 17 bandits, arrests 67 in Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba

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The Operation Wild Stroke of the Nigerian Army operating in Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba States says it has killed 17 bandits and arrested 67 others in the last eight months of its...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

4 farmers in trouble for killing 95-year-old man in Benue

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Four farmers – Akuha Igber, Awuhe Ashwe, Gowon Genki and Takela Denke – on Wednesday appeared before a Makurdi Chief Magistrate’s Court charged with killing a 95-year-old man,...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Vote for only PDP candidates – Gov. Ortom

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has urged residents of the state to vote for only Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates during the forthcoming poll. Gov Samuel Ioraer Ortom Ortom gave the advise on...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Lagos APC rally: CUPP sympatises with families of victims

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…To assist with N.5m for medical treatment of inured journalists By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Coalition of United Political Parties,CUPP, has expressed dismay over the bloody outcome...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Minimum wage : Buhari appoints Rewane to head technical committee

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—-Salaries of those above new minimum wage to be renegotiated By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday appointed Bismarck Rewane as head of newly inaugurated...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Anyone with information on shady deals involving my wife, son should publish it — Buhari

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Retirement: I’ll take action on IGP Idris •Denies stopping EFCC from probing Akpabio •States why he doesn’t believe in state police ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari has...

Wed Jan 9th, 2019     Read More →

Benue NLC chairman absent at Makurdi rally over wife’s attack by gunmen

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By Peter Duru Makurdi – Benue State chairman of the Nigeria Labor Congress, NLC Comrade Godwin Anya was absent at Tuesday’s protest march in Makurdi organised by labour to press home...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

Why I have not changed service chiefs – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has given reasons why he has not not changed the service chiefs. Buhari in an interview on Arise TV Monday night said that “the head [him] has to be very careful...

Tue Jan 8th, 2019     Read More →

Dirtiest Capital: Kinsmen flay Akume over attack on Ortom

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By Peter Duru KINSMEN of Senator George Akume on the platform of Jemgbagh Youth Alliance, JYA, have tongue lashed the former Governor for allegedly disparaging Governor Samuel Ortom and his...

Mon Jan 7th, 2019     Read More →

Atiku already dividing Nigeria even not yet elected president – Miyetti Allah

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…Says they’re not killers …Says Buhari has nothing to do with herdsmen By Anthony Ogbonna The National Coordinator of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria,...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

In February 2019, God will deliver Nigerians from President Buhari, his… – Fayose

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Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has said Nigerians will never forget President Muhammadu Buhari for ruining the country economically and promoting nepotism to the level...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

Amosun and Oma Djeba’s sour grapes

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By Adedapo Fagbemi I read with disbelief Oma Djebah’s piece entitled “Amosun’s perilous pill”on the current political logjam in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

Benue Police uncover firearms factory

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—A firearms manufacturing hideout has been discovered by operatives of the Benue State Police Command in Yelwata, a community in Guma local government area of the state....

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

2019: Making the votes count

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By Abamara Nnaemeka and Chinedu Onyeizugbe THE emergence as President, of General Muhammadu Buhari was heralded with optimism as a catalyst of much-trumpeted change in 2015. Many Nigerians wanted...

Fri Dec 21st, 2018     Read More →

INEC: No polling units outside Nigeria for IDPs – Benue REC

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By Peter Duru Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said it would not set up polling units outside Nigeria for refugees or internally-displaced persons, IDPs, in the North-East....

Thu Dec 20th, 2018     Read More →