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Breaking: Buhari suspends RUGA programme

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….as Osinbajo meets Govs in Aso Rock By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the implementation of the Ruga settlements project under the National...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Update:Buhari suspends Ruga programme

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….as Osinbajo meets Govs in Aso Rock By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the implementation of the Ruga settlements project under the National...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Senate Constitues Ad-hoc Media and Public Affairs Committee

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – AHEAD of the constitution of its Standing Conmittees, the Senate Tuesday constituted an Ad-hoc Media and Public Affairs Committee. President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Ruga: Buhari should’ve lost at the polls — Soyinka

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, S-South, Dapo Akinrefon, Gabriel Ewepu, Chinonso Alozie, Olayinka Ajayi & Odera Ebeze LAGOS — Outrage trailing introduction of the Ruga settlements...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Death toll in Benue petrol tanker explosion rises to 45, 101 injured

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Death toll from the Benue State petrol tanker explosion in Ahumbe village, Gwer East Local Government Area has risen to 45, including a pregnant woman and two children,...

Wed Jul 3rd, 2019     Read More →

As Senate reconvenes: I am not for adversarial, rancorous Senate, Lawan tells Colleagues

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*** Vows to disappoint those who think that the leadership of a National Assembly controlled by the ruling party work in harmony with the executive is anathema *** Urges Senators to Work...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Opposition mounts against FG’s Ruga settlement for herdsmen

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lWe won’t allow Ruga in any part of S-East — Umahi lWe won’t cede our land to outsiders—Fayemi lControversy on Ruga unnecessary—Lalong lNo FG gazetted land in Benue...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Ekwueme, Ezeoke, Osinbajo and Gbajabiamila (2)

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Eric Teniola THE Unity Party of Nigeria led by Chief Obafemi Awolowo opted out of the arrangement by insisting that in a presidential system of government, there was no room for an all-inclusive...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Why we are fighting child malnutrition — CHI Ltd

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By Chioma Obinna Chi Limited makers of Hollandia says it is determined to fight child hunger and malnutrition in Nigeria, hence its donation of dairy products to vulnerable Nigerian children. This...

Tue Jul 2nd, 2019     Read More →

RUGA: PDP in Edo demands reaction from State Govt

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo has called on the State Government to make a clear statement on its position on the Federal Government’s planned RUGA settlement in some...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: 30 killed, many injured as tanker explodes in Benue

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi About 30 persons were on Monday killed while over 60 suffered various degrees of burns while scooping Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as fuel from a loaded truck that...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Life begins again at 40 for tennis stars, says Karlovic

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Ivo Karlovic believes he will be less of an oddity in the years to come in terms of still playing top level tennis at the age of 40. Karlovic The big-serving Croat — who on Monday became the...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Ruga: No available land in South-East, South-South – Umahi

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Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi says that there is no plan to establish Ruga settlement in any part of the South-East and South-South zones of Nigeria. Umahi disclosed this in a statement by his Chief...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

Bloody Sunday in Benue: Mother, 2 children, military officer, 20 others killed in Agatu

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—A woman, her two children, a retired military personnel and 20 others were feared dead in an early morning attack on Okokolo community by armed youths and militia from...

Mon Jul 1st, 2019     Read More →

CAN to drag Buhari to UN over RUGA policy

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•Says Ruga ‘ll create jobs, reduce herders/farmers conflict •UN bodies wade into herdsmen-farmers crises •Ruga settlement: Suspend project or face court action, Tiv...

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