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Osinbajo: Troubleshooting in no man’s land

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By By Chukwudi Enekwechi The security challenges in some parts of the country continues to be a source of concern to all Nigerians, as it should well be. The Buhari/Osinbajo administration is...

Fri Jun 1st, 2018     Read More →

Insecurity: It’s not Buhari’s duty to maintain law, order in states—Aregbesola, Falana

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By Monsuru Olowoopejo & Chris Onuoha WITH the persistent attacks by herdsmen in Nigeria, Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State and human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, urged...

Thu May 31st, 2018     Read More →

Falana to Governors: Don’t expect Buhari to police your states

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Human rights lawyer and senior advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana on Wednesday told governors of the 36 states of the federation not to expect President Muhammadu Buhari to help them maintain...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

Osinbajo inaugurates 150 police patrol cars from Dangote Foundation

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Abuja – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday inaugurated 150 patrol cars donated to Nigerian Police by Aliko Dangote Foundation and called on major corporate organisations to emulate...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

Killings: Miyetti Allah, FUNAM, others declared Jihad on Benue – Gov Ortom

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By Peter Duru Makurdi– Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has insisted that the attacks and killings in the state were regarded as a jihad following verifiable comments by the various...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

Benue Assembly outlaws same sex marriage

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The Benue House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a Bill to prohibit marriage contract between persons of same sex in the state. Cited as Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Law, 2018, the bill was passed...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

Ortom threatens to sack appointees seeking elective positions

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has threatened to sack any of his appointees seeking elective position in 2019 who failed to heed his directive to resign on or...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

‘Greener’ environment battle by soda manufacturers shifts to recycling

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Stories by Princewill Ekwujuru SODA drink manu-facturers have resorted to positioning their products based on their initiatives towards combating climate change by means of water conservation,...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

Agatu crisis: Sheathe your swords, Mark tells warring communities

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—FORMER Senate President, Senator David Mark (PDP, Benue South), yesterday, pleaded with warring communities in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State to sheathe...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku, Catholic bishops, Afenifere, Ohanaeze fault Buhari’s vow to deal with killer-herdsmen

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Buhari not responsible for Benue killings — Ortom By Emeka Mamah, Charles Kumolu, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Peter Duru & Luminous Jannamike ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari Democracy...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

Democracy Day: Govs give message of hope, present scorecards

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By By Our reporters LAGOS—AS Nigerians yesterday celebrated 19 years of uninterrupted democracy, state governors across the country yesterday gave messages of hope to the citizens even as...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

That Catholic Church protest and Implications for Buhari’s presidency

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On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the Catholic Church for the very first time in her history in Nigeria took to the streets in a nationwide peaceful protest against the incessant killing of Nigerians by a...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest 2 suspected armed robbers in Zaria

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Zaria (Kaduna State) – The Police Area Command in Zaria, Kaduna State, has arrested two suspected armed robbers who were said to have snatched a Mistubushi pick-up van. The robbers were...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari not responsible for Benue killings – Gov Ortom

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By Peter Duru Makurdi- Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, Tuesday exonerated President Muhammadu Buhari from the herdsmen killings in the state stressing that those linking the president to...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram: Terrorists now know Nigeria has capable military – Global Amnesty Watch

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The Global Amnesty Watch (GAW) has posited that Boko Haram terrorist group and other outlawed or proscribed groups in the country, have in the last three years of the war against terror, learnt...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →