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EFCC has powers to investigate Benue State Accounts – Court

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……..Benue Govt vows to appeal judgment By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, dismissed a suit the Benue State Government filed to...

Mon Oct 8th, 2018     Read More →

The horse-trading that raised Atiku as APC ratifies Buhari

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Clifford Ndujihe, Dapo Akinrefon, Festus Ahon, Egufe Yafugborhi, Levinus Nwabughiogu, Omeiza Ajayi, Dirisu Yakubu, Monsuru Olowoopejo & Yinka Ajayi •I’m moving...

Mon Oct 8th, 2018     Read More →

Former Minister of Interior, Moro, picks PDP senatorial ticket

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi Former Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, has picked the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, senatorial ticket for the Benue South senatorial zone. Abba Moro Announcing the...

Mon Oct 8th, 2018     Read More →

2019 : Go, provide needed leadership for Nigeria to move forward, Dogara tells Atiku

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…says PDP will win APC By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA – Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara expressed confidence former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar to provide...

Sun Oct 7th, 2018     Read More →

Despite N1.8 Trn bailout 17 states still owe pensions, salaries – BudgIT

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BudgIT, worried that some states are yet to fully offset the outstanding amount owed pensioners and civil servants despite series of bailouts aimed at offsetting the liabilities, recently...

Sun Oct 7th, 2018     Read More →

Omo-Agege : APC denies alleged suspension

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The All Progressives Congress, APC has stated that it did not at any time suspend the member representing Delta Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly; Senator Ovie Omo-Agege who it...

Thu Oct 4th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Ortom’s candidacy worst political decision by PDP – group

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…ask voters to reject governor at the poll AS Governor Samuel Ortom gears up for the 2019 election following his victory at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship primary in Benue...

Thu Oct 4th, 2018     Read More →

Experts to proffer solution to herders/farmers clashes at The Nation/TVC summit

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Solutions to the incessant herders/farmers clashes across the country will be the focus of discussion at the summit on conflict resolution in Abuja on Monday. The major paper of the national...

Thu Oct 4th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria at 58: More outcries for women to man key positions in the county

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By Josephine Agbonkhese As Nigeria clocked 58 recently even with an obviously low-key and gloomy Independence Day celebration, there have been more outcries for women to be given opportunity to...

Thu Oct 4th, 2018     Read More →

Uduaghan, Al-Makura, Amosun cleared as APC Senatorial aspirants(Full List)

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SOUTH SOUTH AKWA – IBOM STATE S/N . NAME SENATORIAL DISTRICT . DECISION 1.GODSWILL O. AKPABIO AKWA-IBOM NORTH – WEST CLEARED 2.SEN. EFFIONG NELSON ASUQUO AKWA-IBOM SOUTH ....

Tue Oct 2nd, 2018     Read More →

2019: Intra-party tensions, as more PDP, APC candidates emerge

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Emmanuel Aziken, Clifford Ndujihe, Festus Ahon, Ochuko Akuopha, Bashir Bello, David Odama, Peter Duru, Abdulmumin Murtala, Harris-Okon Emmanuel,...

Tue Oct 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria spends N16bn to import industrial minerals yearly – Bwari

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By Gabriel EWEPU THE Minister of Mines and Steel Development, AbubakarBwari, disclosed that Nigeria spends N16 billion ($44.5 million) on imported industrial minerals yearly to carry out...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

3 aspirants step down as PDP primaries in Benue begin

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Three from the seven gubernatorial aspirants have stepped down before the commencement of the PDP primaries in Benue. The aspirants, Mr Dave Iorhembe, Dr Gabriel Nyitse and Mr Joe Iorapuu, all...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

Independence: Gov Ortom calls for deepening of democratic culture for a better Nigeria

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has called on all tiers of government in the country to work towards deepening democratic culture by entrenching the rule of law in their jurisdictions. Ortom made the...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s Education landscape tweaking to greater reforms

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THE backbone of every nation, the world over, is education. This is because no nation can develop beyond its investment in education. It would be right, therefore, to state that the development...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →