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N3tr after, National Assembly library suffers neglect

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If the size of a library is a measure of how much individuals or nations set store by knowledge as the recipe for development, it is no wonder that Nigeria’s progress is in dire straits....

Mon Feb 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Benue set to lift employment embargo

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Benue State will soon lift the embargo it placed on employment into the civil service. In an interview with newsmen in Makurdi, the chairman, Benue State Civil Service Commission, Prof. Jerry...

Mon Jan 27th, 2020     Read More →

Tension as INEC concludes 2019 polls

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Kindly Share This Story: …Ekpenyong, Akpabio, Jibrin, Doguwa, others know fate Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) By Clifford Ndujihe THERE is tension in some states of the...

Fri Jan 24th, 2020     Read More →

We have failed this country as leaders ― Ortom

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Kindly Share This Story:Executive Governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom By Peter Duru Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state yesterday regretted that the present crop of leaders have failed country...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Insecurity: Governors, traditional rulers, security agencies meet in Nasarawa

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Kindly Share This Story: By David Odama Worried by the insecurity situation in the country, governors, security agencies, traditional rulers and other stakeholders are currently meeting in Lafia,...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

PDP commends Supreme Court judgment on Sokoto, Bauchi, others

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Kindly Share This Story:…Insists on reversal of Imo judgment Peoples Democratic Party By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has commended the Supreme Court for affirming the...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Boko Haram rejects N50m ransom, kills CAN chairman

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Outrage yesterday trailed the murder of the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi after Boko Haram insurgents...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Supreme Court quashes Adamawa, Benue guber appeals for lack of merit

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Supporters of Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom jubilating over Supreme Court’s validation of his election in Abuja…yesterday. PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA<br />The Supreme Court...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

BREAKING: Supreme Court upholds Ortom’s election, dismisses Jime’s appeal

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Kindly Share This Story:Gov Samuel Ortom By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Supreme Court has upheld the election of governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state. The apex court, in a unanimous judgement by a...

Tue Jan 21st, 2020     Read More →

No mobile registration code for national ID card - NIMC

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Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Tuesday said there is no mobile phone code to register for the country’s identity card for citizens. “NIMC wishes to...

Tue Jan 21st, 2020     Read More →

UBEC decries poor execution of primary school projects in Benue

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The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has raised concern over the poor execution of primary school projects in Benue. The UBEC Coordinator in the state, Mrs Augustina Sanchi, stated this...

Tue Jan 21st, 2020     Read More →

Supreme Court to give verdict on Plateau, Bauchi at 3 pm

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PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUAThe Supreme Court has fixed judgement on the appeals filed against governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State and his Bauchi counterpart, Bala Mohammed, for 3 pm. That was after...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

PDP tackles Oshiomhole, accuses him of ‘politicising injustice’

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Kindly Share This Story:Adams Oshimhole By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in a statement signed by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan has chided the All Progressives Congress, APC,...

Sat Jan 18th, 2020     Read More →

Negotiations on N30,000 minimum wage still ongoing, says Benue govt.

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The Benue Government on Friday said that negotiations on the N30,000 new minimum wage for workers in the state had not been concluded. Prof. Anthony Ijohor, Secretary of the State Government, made...

Fri Jan 17th, 2020     Read More →

Benue approves implementation of N30,000 minimum wage for workers

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The Special Adviser to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Labour Matters, Chief Ode Enyi, yesterday disclosed that the state government had approved implementation of the new N30,000 minimum...

Fri Jan 17th, 2020     Read More →