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President Buhari felicitates with Sen. Mark at 70

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday congratulated, Sen. David Mark, former Senate President, and Senator representing Zone C Constituency of Benue, on his 70th birthday. Buhari- Mark In a...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

Death toll rises to 30 in Benue

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Indications emerged yesterday that the death toll in last Thursday’s attack on communities in Agagbe, Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State by suspected herdsmen may have risen to...

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Police arrest teenager, septuagenarian for robbery

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Many were left in rude shock midweek, when the Benue State Police Command nabbed an 18-year-old Senior Secondary, SS ll, student of Saint Simon School, Ikpayonge, Gwer local government area,...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

WHY WE DID IT: Men who raped, impregnated their daughters speak

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Often, Nigerians are inundated with strange news of fathers who are supposed to protect their daughters from sexual molesters, only to turn out to be the sexual predators. These fathers who seem...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

What Benue leaders want Buhari to do now!

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BY PETER DURU, MAKURDI Following the announcement of the Federal government to undertake the rehabilitation of communities destroyed by herdsmen in the country, the President of the Tiv Youths...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

APC denies making entreaties to Reno Omokri

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The All Progressives Congress APC has denied making entreaties to a former spokesperson of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, saying the action was the...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

Benue fresh attack: 24 allegedly killed in 3 days

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No fewer than twenty four persons have been allegedly killed by suspected herdsmen in different communities in Benue state, newsmen report. House of Representatives members from Benue state made...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

Salary arrears: NUT commends governors over payment

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The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) on Friday commended some state governors for their efforts in ensuring settlement of salary arrears owed teachers in their states.‎ Dr Mike Ike-Ene,...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

10 dead, many missing as herdsmen sack 3 Benue communities

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—At least 10 persons were feared dead in an early morning attack by suspected herdsmen on Mbakyondo, Mbakpa and Sengaev communities in the Agagbe area of Gwer West local...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

Understanding restructuring

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By Gambo Dori THE issue of restructuring of the country brings to mind the parable of the elephant and a group of blind men. It is a parable that readers would be familiar with as it is found in...

Thu Apr 5th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Stop APC before it grounds Nigeria —PDP chieftain

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By Ochuko Akuopha OLEH—CHAIRMAN of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, Prince Godwin Ogorugba, yesterday, said Nigeria was more divided with...

Thu Apr 5th, 2018     Read More →

Benue Assembly passes 2018 budget

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The Benue House of Assembly on Thursday passed the State’s Appropriation Bill of N190.03 billion for the 2018 fiscal year. The passage followed clause by clause consideration of the report...

Wed Apr 4th, 2018     Read More →

Faith-based NGO urges FG to secure Benue communities

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Mr William Murray, Chairman, Religious Freedom Coalition, a faith-based NGO, has urged the Federal Government to secure Benue communities experiencing security challenge. Murray gave the advice on...

Wed Apr 4th, 2018     Read More →

We’ll use sports to drive socio-economic development in Edo – Obaseki

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reaffirmed the state government’s resolve to promote sports as a means to boost socio-economic development in the state. Obaseki gave the...

Wed Apr 4th, 2018     Read More →

CALL TO ARMS: Nwabueze backs Danjuma

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By Clifford Ndujihe LAGOS—LEGAL Icon and Elder statesman, Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, has thrown his weight behind call by former Defence Minister, General Theophilus Danjuma, retd, on...

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