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Trending photo: President Trump jumps into boat, rescues victims of Hurricane

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Photo trending on social media allegedly shows U.S President, Donald Trump in a boat rescuing victims of hurricane. The U.S has been hit by both hurricane Harvey and hurricane Irma which have...

Wed Sep 13th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari orders probe into revenue diversion in JAMB, NIMASA

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a probe into revenue diversion in the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). The...

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NEMA alerts state govt, stakeholders over impending flood

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The Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Yunusa Maihaja, has urged state governments and stakeholders to prepare for eminent flooding following signals from the Niger...

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Correct all wrongs, Gov. Ortom urges NBA

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Wednesday urged the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to right all perceived wrongdoings in Nigeria given its unique role in the application of fairness and equity in...

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UNICEF donates health kits for upkeep of 10,000 Benue flood victims

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BY PETER DURU, MAKURDI The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, Tuesday, donated 20 health kits to cater for the three months health needs of 10,000 victims of the recent Benue flood...

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Need for emergency shelters

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IN view of the rising spate of man-made and natural disasters, some of which come nearly every year, there is an urgent need for permanent shelters for displaced persons to be erected in...

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Aba, Enugu residents groan over three months blackout

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RESIDENTS of Aba and Enugu in Abia and Enugu States respectively have given the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, two weeks to restore power supply to their areas or face the...

Wed Sep 13th, 2017     Read More →

Cattle rearers association condemns Taraba killings

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By Bala Ajiya DAMATURU—Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria has condemned the recent killing of many pastoralists, including women and children, in Taraba State. It also asked...

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Angry Benue IDPs block vehicles loaded with “stolen” relief materials

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Thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) being accommodated at the International Market Camp, Makurdi on Tuesday protested alleged diversion of relief materials by camp officials. Newsmen...

Tue Sep 12th, 2017     Read More →

Angry Benue IDPs block vehicles loaded with “stolen” relief materials

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Makurdi – Thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) being accommodated at the International Market Camp, Makurdi on Tuesday protested alleged diversion of relief materials by camp...

Tue Sep 12th, 2017     Read More →

FG to provide insurance for ranch operators

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Abuja – The Federal Government says it will henceforth provide insurance and agro-rangers for ranch operators to curb cases of cattle rustling and farmers/herdsmen clashes across the...

Tue Sep 12th, 2017     Read More →

Soldiers helped herdsmen to attack us, victims tell presidential probe panel

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—The Presidential Panel set up to investigate alleged human rights violations by the Nigerian Army, yesterday, held its inaugural sitting in Abuja, with Benue...

Tue Sep 12th, 2017     Read More →

I’ll make my decision on re-election next year—Ortom

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said his decision to contest the 2019 election will be made public early next year, as influenced by the voice of the people...

Tue Sep 12th, 2017     Read More →

FG supports Benue flood victims with drugs, mosquito nets

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The Federal Ministry of Health has donated drugs and treated nets to people displaced by flooding in Makurdi, Benue. Mrs Boade Akinola, the Director, Media and Public Relations, Federal Ministry...

Mon Sep 11th, 2017     Read More →

Aisha Buhari donates relief materials to flood victims in Benue

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The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Monday donated relief materials to flood victims in Benue. Aisha, who made the donation at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp, at...

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