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Cattle breeders happy over Buhari’s pledge

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Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s pledge to end the clashes between farmers and herdsmen. MACBAN’s National...

Mon Aug 21st, 2017     Read More →

NSE assures of safety of investments

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THE Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has assured investors in the capital market that despite the current economic recession, investments in the market would not crumble as witnessed during the...

Mon Aug 21st, 2017     Read More →

Why we came out with budget of rural transformation in 2017 — Benue State Finance Commissioner

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Mr. David Olofu is the Benue State Commissioner of Finance. In this interview with PETER DURU in Makurdi, he spoke on how the State is keying into the exportation drive of the Federal Government,...

Mon Aug 21st, 2017     Read More →

AFAC 2017: NCAC set to unveil official attires

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All is now set for the unveiling of the official hair style and dress code for the 10th edition of the African Arts and Craft Expo (AFAC) holding from August 27th to September 17th this year....

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

Just in: Ortom’s aide Adyorough assassinated, wife injured in Benue

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The Benue State Police Command has confirmed the killing by bandits of Mr Tavershima Adyorough, Principal Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Samuel Ortom on Knowledge Economy and...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

Police confirm assassination of Gov. Ortom’s aide in Makurdi

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The Benue Police Command has confirmed the assassination of Mr Tavershima Adyorough, Principal Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Samuel Ortom on Knowledge Economy and Investment. Adyorough was also...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

After 104 days on medical vacation…Finally, Buhari returns

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After 104 days on medical vacation in the United Kingdom, UK, President Muhammadu Buhari, at exactly 4:48 yesterday afternoon, stepped down from the plane that brought him back, at the...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

Stop throwing stones at Buhari, APC, Northern leaders warn PDP

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Prominent Northern leaders on Saturday refuted claims by some politicians in the country who are branding the All Progressives Congress (APC) government as clueless, commending the ruling party...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

Benue disowns quit notice to herdsmen

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Benue State government has distanced itself from the purported notice issued to herdsmen by a coalition of Middle Belt youths under the aegis of Middle Belt Renaissance Forum to vacate the state...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

FG gets $1.5b to tackle water problems in states

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THE Federal Government has secured over $1.5b to address the problems associated with the provision of urban water in some states. Minister for Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, who disclosed...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

Ex-Taraba Gov. Suntai laid to rest amidst eulogies, tears

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The remains of the former Governor of Taraba, Danbaba Suntai was laid to rest on Saturday in his hometown, Suntai in Bali Local Government Area of the state amidst tears and eulogies. Newsmen...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Makarfi’s NCC factionalizing the PDP – Sheriff’s group

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By Dirisu Yakubu & Vanessa Paul ABUJA- More than a month after the Supreme Court laid to rest the protracted leadership tussle which posed an existential threat to the Peoples Democratic...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Ortom to Fulani herdsmen: Don’t quit Benue; ranch your cattle

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Apparently taken aback by a weird notice by a group in the state to Fulani herdsmen to quit the state with immediate effect, Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, has distanced himself from the...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

Knife attacker in Russian city wounds 8, shot by police

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A knife attacker stabbed eight people on the street in Russia’s far northern city of Surgut before being shot by police, investigators said Saturday. The attacker “carried out attacks...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →

How Air Force man who killed for love began his journey to death

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After taking the life of his heartthrob, Air Craft Woman Oladipupo Solape also known as Shomzy, Air Craft Man Bernard Kalu, a Regular Airman of the 533 Central Armament Depot at the Makurdi Air...

Sat Aug 19th, 2017     Read More →