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ASUU strikes killing public universities – BSU VC

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By Peter Duru Makurdi…Vice Chancellor of Benue State University, Prof. Msugh Kembe has raised concern over the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, warning that...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

2019 Polls: President Buhari will defeat Atiku – lawyer

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Abuja – Mr Realwan Okpanachi, a legal practitioner and political analyst, says President Muhammadu Buhari will defeat Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

Truck crushes 2 primary school pupils in Makurdi

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Two pupils of LGEA Primary School, Low Cost, Makurdi, were yesterday crushed to death when a truck loaded with bags of beans fell on them, while on their way to school....

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

INEC to make 2019 ballot papers voter-friendly – Commissioner

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will make the 2019 ballot papers voter friendly to enable it to deliver free, fair and credible election to Nigerians. Ballot paper...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

Drama as 3 co-accused become EFCC witnesses against Akpobolokemi, ex-NIMASA DG

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Ikeja – A mild drama ensued during the proceedings on Monday at an Ikeja High Court as three men arraigned alongside Patrick Akpobolokemi, the former Director-General of the Nigerian...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Nigeria needs a modern president – Iyorchia Ayu

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Lecturer, activist-turned politician, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu has served as Senate President, minister of several ministries and is today one of the elders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. A close...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

PDOGMAN mid-west gets new exco, moves against illegal activities

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By Alemma Aliu BENIN CITY—The Private Depot of Oil and Gas Marketers Association of Nigeria, PDOGMAN, has inaugurated the mid-west zonal executive council of the body in Benin city the state...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

APC secretly offering money to buy PVCs from Benue IDPs, PDP alleges

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By Peter Duru Makurdi – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Benue State said it has uncovered plot by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to buy Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, from victims...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

FG begins probe of mining activities in Nigeria

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The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says it has commenced Nationwide environmental monitoring to ensure mining title holders comply with mining laws and regulations. Activities of Miners...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

CAN crisis deepens as VP rejects report on his petition

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By Sam Eyoboka THE word religion has its origin from the Latin words: Relegere (to unite or link) and religio (relationship, bond) and it means a link or a relationship between man and a being...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

This is the ‘Change’ we voted for!

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By Godwin Amadi Some people glamourize regret as if it’s a virtue or an endowment. All some posers need to do to remain relevant on social media is to say they regret voting Buhari....

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

This evil in our midst

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By Denrele Animasaun ‘Now that you know, you cannot feign ignorance. Now that you’re aware of the problem, you cannot pretend you don’t care. To be concerned is to be human. To...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

Mashomi lauds Okowa for payment of LG workers’ salaries

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By Perez Brisbe & Ochuko Akuopha DEPUTY Leader of the Patani Local Government Area, Delta State Legislative Arm, Mr. Josiah Mashomi has commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the release of...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

HORROR: Woman kills husband, slaughters three children, takes own life

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•Police: We are still investigating By Peter Duru, Makurdi Evil visited Benue State on Friday night in the form of a mother of three, Mrs. Veronica Adetsav, who reportedly hacked her husband...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

Taraba 2019 gathers steam as Ishaku switches on 24-hr electricity project

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By Femi Bolaji, Jalingo The people of Taraba State will, in a couple of months, head to the polls to elect new leaders. However, one of the things that would determine their choice of those to...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →