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Taraba Police killings latest: Army Captain had 191 phone chats with wanted kidnapper

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By Emma Nnadozie, Crime Editor, Evelyn Usman & Ifeanyi Okolie ABUJA—The Nigerian Army Captain who allegedly ordered soldiers on security check-point along the Ibi-Jalingo Expressway in...

Wed Aug 14th, 2019     Read More →

I’m working tirelessly to end Jukun, Tiv crisis – Gov. Ishaku

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Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku said on Tuesday that he was working tirelessly with his Benue counterpart Samuel Ortom to end the crisis between the Tiv and Jukun in the border area of the...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

DPR seals five filling stations in Makurdi for dispensing adulterated products, sharp practices

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By Peter Duru Makurdi- The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, has sealed five filling stations in Makurdi, the Benue state capital, for alleged sharp practices. In a supervisory operation...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

BSUTH acquires N450m worth high-tech equipment through PPP – CMD

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Makurdi – The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH), Prof. Terrumun Swende, said the hospital has acquired high-tech machines through a...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

Benue college of education Provost kidnapped

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Benue college Makurdi— Benue Police Command said, yesterday, that gunmen have kidnapped the Provost, College of Education, Katsina-Ala, Mr. Tsavwua Gborigyo. Kidnap BBNaija Khafi in trouble...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

Audu Ogbeh takes the back seat

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By Eric Teniola WHEN President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, submitted his list of ministers to the Senate on July 23, the name of Chief Audu Innocent Ogbeh (72) was missing. Audu Ogbeh He was one of...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

Killings of Policemen, civilians in Taraba: How I narrowly escaped death – survivor

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•Says Lieutenant, villagers, saved him from being shot dead •Corpses to undergo autopsy in Abuja •Army warns soldiers against confrontation with policemen •Presidency reacts,...

Tue Aug 13th, 2019     Read More →

Gunmen kidnap college of education provost in Benue

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By Emmanuel Antswen Makurdi – The Benue Police Command said on Monday that gunmen have kidnapped the Provost, College of Education, Katsina Ala, Mr Tsavwua Gborigyo. The State Police Public...

Mon Aug 12th, 2019     Read More →

EID-EL-KABIR: CAN, Labour, govs, others preach peace, national unity

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By Our Reporters ON the lips of governors, religious and Labour leaders among others, yesterday, were words of peace, caution, and tolerance to ensure stable polity and unity as Muslims celebrate...

Mon Aug 12th, 2019     Read More →

Eid-el-Kabir: Gov Ishaku, Deputy preach tolerance, seek support against insecurity

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Muslim Ummah By Femi Bolaji Jalingo– Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state and his Deputy, Haruna Manu, has urged Muslim Ummah in the state to uphold the virtue of tolerance as they coexist...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

Appreciating elasticity limit of Nigerian Army

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By Frank Itodo In the annals of the Nigerian Army, it has never been this tough. The crisis in North-East Nigeria is taking its toll, and this calls for concern from all critical...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari to Corps Members: Always emphasize on peaceful co-existence

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…Donates 2 Cows, 10 bags of Rice to them By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA- PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has told the serving members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to always emphasize...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

Immigration Protest: 100 people arrested in New york

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About 100 people were arrested during an immigration protest in New York on Saturday, police said. CE: 100 protesters arrested in New York Protesters took to the streets in Manhattan, linking arms...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

Catholic knights task Buhari on insecurity

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By Olayinka Latona Worried by increasing insecurity in the nation, the Knights of St. Mulumba Nigeria have called on President Muhammad Buhari to rise above the myriad of challenges facing the...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →

Water resources bill: Taraba, Benue, C- River, Rivers, Anambra, Imo, 3 others, kick

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•As Kogi, Kebbi, Adamawa, Ondo, Ogun, others differ •PDP senators vow to oppose the bill By Emma Amaize, Dayo Johnson, Henry Umoru, Vincent Ujumadu, Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu. Peter Duru,...

Sun Aug 11th, 2019     Read More →