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2019: Intra-party tensions, as more PDP, APC candidates emerge

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Emmanuel Aziken, Clifford Ndujihe, Festus Ahon, Ochuko Akuopha, Bashir Bello, David Odama, Peter Duru, Abdulmumin Murtala, Harris-Okon Emmanuel,...

Tue Oct 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria spends N16bn to import industrial minerals yearly – Bwari

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By Gabriel EWEPU THE Minister of Mines and Steel Development, AbubakarBwari, disclosed that Nigeria spends N16 billion ($44.5 million) on imported industrial minerals yearly to carry out...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

3 aspirants step down as PDP primaries in Benue begin

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Three from the seven gubernatorial aspirants have stepped down before the commencement of the PDP primaries in Benue. The aspirants, Mr Dave Iorhembe, Dr Gabriel Nyitse and Mr Joe Iorapuu, all...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

Independence: Gov Ortom calls for deepening of democratic culture for a better Nigeria

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has called on all tiers of government in the country to work towards deepening democratic culture by entrenching the rule of law in their jurisdictions. Ortom made the...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s Education landscape tweaking to greater reforms

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THE backbone of every nation, the world over, is education. This is because no nation can develop beyond its investment in education. It would be right, therefore, to state that the development...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

PDP’s first term govs emerge candidates for 2019

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By Daud Olatunji, Peter Okutu, Dennis Agbo, Chinedu Adonu & Femi Bolaji All first term governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, emerged victorious in the party primaries held,...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

Infrastructure deficit: Challenges and opportunities

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By Emeka Anaeto, Business Editor AS we journey into the last quarter of the year, 2018, it is noteworthy that hopes for significant results from the hypes in the fiscal strategy of ramping-up...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

2019: Benue stands still for David Mark, as campaign train berths in Makurdi

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Kwankwaso vows to end insurgency By Peter Duru & Dirisu Yakubu Makurdi—Makurdi, the Benue State capital, stood still for the greater part of, yesterday, as people trooped out in their...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

Gunmen kill 14, injure scores in Benue

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By Soni Daniel & Peter Duru Makurdi—It was a bloody weekend in Benue State, following the murder of 14 persons by unknown gunmen in two separate attacks on communities in Ukum and...

Mon Oct 1st, 2018     Read More →

After finding car, Army in confusion on whereabouts of missing General Alkali’s body

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*Fears, apprehension over possible military action envelope Du Community By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-EVEN as the car of the missing Major General Idris Alkali was found on Saturday, in a mining pond...

Sun Sep 30th, 2018     Read More →

Bloody weekend in Benue as 14 killed, scores injured in sporadic shootings

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By Peter Duru Makurdi – It was a bloody weekend in Benue state following the gruesome murder of 14 persons by unknown gunmen in two separate attacks on communities in Ukum and Okpokwu local...

Sun Sep 30th, 2018     Read More →

‘We experience this on yearly basis but this year’s episode is overwhelming!’

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•Anambra: 45 churches sacked; schools, markets evacuated; submerged crops prematurely harvested •Kwara: Living inside water •Adamawa overrun •Expect more heavy rains, high...

Sun Sep 30th, 2018     Read More →

APC led FG has lost touch with the people – Dr. Ibrahim Dankwambo

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Leadership gap responsible for high level of insecurity in Nigeria, By Peter Duru, Makurdi Governor of Gombe state and presidential hopeful on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,...

Sat Sep 29th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Tambuwal visits Nasarawa, outlines how he will tackle Herdsmen violence

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By Clifford Ndujihe SOKOTO State Governor and Presidential aspirant, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has promised to tackle the herdsmen crisis and violence, if elected. Tambuwal, who is aspiring on the...

Sat Sep 29th, 2018     Read More →

2face: Beyond being a legend!

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By BENJAMIN NJOKU When 2face bestrode the Nigerian music scene likea colossus in the 90s, one thing was uppermost in his mind – to rule the world with his music. And today, 2face, born...

Sat Sep 29th, 2018     Read More →