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Herdsmen destroy 50 public primary schools in Benue — SUBEB Executive Chairman

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•Over 20,000 pupils out of school •More than 16,000 taking refuge in IDPs camps By Peter Duru, makurdi The Executive Chairman of Benue State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Dr....

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

Onyema: Unsung hero of peace

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By Emeka Obasi The world they say is made up of people who accomplish things and those who get all the credit. I doubt if Federal Government records will devote any space at all to the man who...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

Uzodimma can’t win election in Imo — Okorocha

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By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, yesterday said that Senator Hope Uzodimma, who is the state governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has no...

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Shi’ite Protest: Nigerian Army overreached itself

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Dr. Kayode Ajulo It delivers both worry and wonder each time our nation-state hoists its flag for the wrong reasons; reasons anchored on the wings of any report that does disservice to the name of...

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Hanging in the balance of life and death, young Joshua needs N20m for survive

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By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY – LYING on his bed in the pediatric ward of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), five years old Joshua Okojie is oblivious of the...

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Maihaja: Arewa group frowns at House of Reps allegation against NEMA DG

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The Arewa Youth Integrity Forum has frowned at the recommendation of the House of Representatives calling for th sack of the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA DG,...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: IMO APC governorship candidate missing as INEC publishes 67 names

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By Anthony Ogbonna The name of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Imo state was seen missing on the list of names published by the Independent National Electoral...

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Anambra govt grants reprieve to 7 prison inmates

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AWKA—ANAMBRA State Government has granted approval for reprieve to seven prison inmates from Anambra and Enugu Prison Commands as part of 2018 Independence celebrations. The prisoners are...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

Court fixes Dec 7 for hearing on EFCC vs Benue govt

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By Peter Duru Makurdi Federal High Court presided over by Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon has fixed December 7 for commencement of hearing in the suit filed by the Benue State Government against the...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

Court stops IG from proscribing Benue Livestock Guards

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—A Makurdi High Court presided over by Justice Austine Ityonyiman, yesterday, issued an interim order restraining the Inspector General of Police and Benue State...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

APC guber primaries: Okorocha, Uzodinma in war of words

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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in 2019 elections, Senator Hope Uzodinma, were yesterday locked in a war of words over the...

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Shiites/Military clash: Bring all perpetrators to book, U.S. urges FG

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Shiites should suspend further protest — TMC Court rejection of bail may cause more harm Grant them their right of religious procession— Sheikh Haliru, others The United States Embassy...

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DSS arrests ISIS bomb expert in Adamawa

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… Arrests kidnap kingpins terrorising Kaduna, Katsina By Soni Daniel ABUJA—THE Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday arrested kidnap kingpins who have been terrorising parts of...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

4 APC govs co-opt ministers in fresh anti-Oshiomhole bid

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Henry Umoru, Levinus Nwabughiogu, Daud Olatunji, Dirisu Yakubu, Omezia Ajayi, Chinonso Alozie and Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu •Amosun visits Buhari; denies role in...

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DSS nabs ISIS bomb expert in Adamawa

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…recovers 8 AK 47 rifles, ammunition …arrests ISIS IED expert in Adamawa By Soni Daniel, Abuja The Department of State Service on Thursday thumped its chest following the arrest and...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →