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S-South CAN urges Buhari to defend citizens

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By Onozure Dania Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, South South zone, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to defend the people of Benue State and others in different parts of the country...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Attacks: How we’re tackling herdsmen/farmers clash – IGP

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By Evelyn Usman & Esther Onyegbula Lagos—THE Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday, said that the Police has moved in to resolve the crisis in Benue State, by dialoguing...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

To NatGeo: A story idea on Nigerian animals by Rueben Abati

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Dear Editor, NatGeo, I am a great fan of your magazine, National Geographic, and your sister platform, National Geo Wild, and your coverage of natural history, particularly the behaviour of...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

I’ll keep crying until I get Justice for my people – Gov. Ortom

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BY PETER DURU MAKURDI – Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has vowed to keep speaking out on the invasion and ongoing killings in the state until the people of the state get...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Reps to probe NEMA over N17bn allocation

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House of Representatives, says it will probe the financial operations of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). The resolution followed a motion under matters of urgent public importance by...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Condoms: Foundation tasks youths on safe sex

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The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), an NGO, has advised youths to play safe as they celebrate this year’s Valentine. Ms Christy Awunor, the State Nursing Coordinator, AHF, gave the advice...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Troops intercept fleeing Boko Haram members in Yobe

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Following the heat of the ongoing Operation DEEP PUNCH II by troops of OperationLAFIYA DOLE, the troops of 120 Battalion, Goniri, and subunits of Defence Companies under the 27 Task Force Brigade...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Benue Assembly probes BIPC

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI— Benue State House of Assembly, yesterday, set up a four-man ad hoc committee to investigate the financial dealings of Benue Investment and Property Company, BIPC,...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Another JAMB wonder: N23m scratch card ‘burnt’ in car accident, used by students in Nasarawa

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By Dayo Adesulu THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, scratch cards worth N23 million, which Nassarawa State JAMB Coordinator, Labaran Tanko, said got burnt in a car accident, have...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

South-South CAN visits displaced persons in Benue

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By Bartholomew Madukwe Worried by the plight of internally displaced persons in different parts of Benue State, the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, South South zone, under the leadership of...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

2019: APC has lost goodwill since 2015 -Tinubu

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By Omeiza Ajayi & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA— For the first time since the 2015 general elections, national leader of ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has met with...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

Killings: Benue ethnic leaders decry call for state of emergency

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BY PETER DURU MAKURDI – The umbrella body of Benue ethnic leaders including the Mdzough U Tiv, Idoma National Forum and Omi Ny’Igede have condemned the call for the declaration of a...

Wed Feb 14th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Governors meet to nominate team to interface with NASS on state police

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – GOVERNORS of the 36 States of the federation are currently meeting at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja, to nominate a team among them that will...

Wed Feb 14th, 2018     Read More →

Immortalize John Shagaya, Senate tells FG

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate, Wednesday, urged the Federal Government to immortalize former Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group, ECOMOG, Commander and ex- Senator...

Wed Feb 14th, 2018     Read More →

Benue IDPs get N15m items, borehole

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI— Relief came the way of thousands of inmates at Gbajimba internally-displaced persons, IDPs, camp in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State Thursdday, following the...

Wed Feb 14th, 2018     Read More →