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Changing Nigeria not easy task – Tinubu

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Abuja – A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, said evolving “true change’’ in the country as promised by the party is not an...

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Val Day: NACA task youths to play safe, stay protected

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Dr Sani Aliyu, Director-General, National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) on Wednesday urged youths to play safe and stay protected while celebrating Valentine’s Day. Valentine...

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Yam sellers association urges FG, states to grant soft loans to farmers

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The Mararaba chapter of Yam Sellers Association has called on the federal and state governments to grant soft loans to farmers so as to boost agricultural production. The Chairman of the...

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Benue killings: Herdsmen agree to cease fire

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—Peace may finally return to Benue State as herdsmen attacking parts of the state have agreed to lay down their arms and abide by the provisions of the Benue Open...

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When will we do the right thing in Nigeria?

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Not a week goes by in Nigeria without allegations and counter allegations of fraud and duplicity. Our politics, to foreign observers, is nothing short of a farce: issue based conversations are few...

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BENUE MASSACRE: Why powerful people’re afraid to kill me — Gov Ortom

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I felt so sad when the Minister of Defence and the IG of police were acting the script of Miyetti Allah instead of doing the jobs for which they are collecting tax payers money every month. If...

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Excitement in Anambra as work begins on abandoned Otuocha- Anam – Kogi federal road

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By Vincent Ujumadu AWKA -THERE was excitement in Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State following the return to site of the contractor handling the Otuocha-Anam-Kogi federal road...

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Benue killings: Police arrests mole, recover AK-47 rifle

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—One suspected mole has been arrested by operatives of Benue State Police Command at Ayilamo, Logo Local Government Area of the state over attack on Police personnel...

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Workers flee as herdsmen overrun LG offices in Ondo

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By Dayo Johnson, Dapo Akinrefon, Omeiza Ajayi & Monsuru Olowoopejo …Guests at 3 on-going weddings at the council registry scamper for safety …Northern Coalition rejects state...

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Foundation donates N15million worth of items and borehole to Benue IDPs

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BY PETER DURU MAKURDI………Relief came the way of thousands of the inmates at the Gbajimba Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camp sacked from their communities by suspected...

Tue Feb 13th, 2018     Read More →

JAMB vows to arrest, prosecute money swallowing snake

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Senator Shehu Sani has stormed the office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) with snake charmers, just as the examination body promises to arrest and prosecute the...

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JAMB: We won’t spare any Snake in vault swallowing Public Funds – PRO

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The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has said that it won’t spare any mysterious snake in its vault swallowing public fund. The board’s Public Relations Officer, PRO,...

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Killings: Missing policeman found dead; eyes, ears, nose missing, 3 officers killed in Ebonyi

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By Peter Duru & Peter Okutu MAKURDI—One of the four police officers declared missing by the Benue State Police Command, after being ambushed by suspected herdsmen at Azege village,...

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State Police‘ll curb farmers/herdsmen crisis —Bayelsa Rep

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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—House of Representatives member, representing Kolokuma, Opokuma federal constituency in Bayelsa State, Douye Diri, has said the creation of state Police will curb...

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Snake swallows N36m in JAMB office: Govt has become a looting business centre – ADP

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The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the news of a snake swallowing a whooping sum of 36 Million Naira from the office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) as a huge...

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