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Over 20,000 children forced out of school by herdsmen crisis in Benue—SUBEB boss

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…Over 18,000 children now in IDPs camps By Peter Duru MAKURDI—CHAIRMAN of Benue State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Rev. Philip Tachin, has said that over 20,000 primary...

Mon Sep 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Why Nigeria under Buhari is world headquarters for extreme poverty – Reno

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On Wednesday the 29th of August, 2018, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, visited Nigeria with a plane full of business people to help Britain make money in Nigeria. So meticulously...

Sun Sep 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Photos: 9yr-old Mmesoma described as prettier than Nicki Minaj becomes Little Miss Nigeria 

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By Victor Arjiromanus Nine years old Mmesoma Ikwuagwu, from Abia state, described by some as being prettier than American rapper and singer, Nicki Minaj, has emerged winner of the just concluded...

Sun Sep 2nd, 2018     Read More →

2018 Benue herdsmen crisis: Over 20,000 primary school children out of school – SUBEB Chairman

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…Over 18,000 of them taking refuge in IDPs camps …Structures in over 50 primary schools completely destroyed People fleeing their ancestral homes By Peter Duru Makurdi- The Chairman of...

Sun Sep 2nd, 2018     Read More →

2019: Gov. Ortom picks PDP guber forms

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has picked the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, expression of interest and nomination forms to contest the 2019 Benue State governorship...

Sat Sep 1st, 2018     Read More →

Over 50 security personnel killed in Benue this year by militant herdsmen – Gov. Ortom

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…commended by Nigerian Army Ortom By Peter Duru, Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom, Friday revealed that close to 50 security personnel have lost their lives in Benue state between January and...

Sat Sep 1st, 2018     Read More →

Over 50 security personnel killed in Benue this year – Gov. Ortom

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..commended by Nigerian Army By Peter Duru, Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom, Friday revealed that close to 50 security personnel have lost their lives in Benue state between January and August to...

Sat Sep 1st, 2018     Read More →

South-East Women: Beyond the demand for Nnamdi Kanu

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By Josephine Agbonkhese Although women tend to do the same thing, whether they are hurting and want to curse or are feeling loved and want to bless, nobody fails to differentiate between both...

Sat Sep 1st, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s China trip decoy to rig elections, remove Saraki, alleges Timi Frank

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Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has faulted a trip to China on Friday by President Muhammadu Buhari and his party men under...

Fri Aug 31st, 2018     Read More →

It’s unlawful for EFCC to begin unilateral probe of a state – Okocha

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Former President of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA , Chief Onueze Okocha, SAN, has said that it was unlawful for Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to invade a state and commence...

Fri Aug 31st, 2018     Read More →

Buhari departs for China, to meet President Jinping

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President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday depart for Beijing, China, to participate in the 7th Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled to hold between Sept. 3 and Sept....

Thu Aug 30th, 2018     Read More →

Ex-border agency official joins Benue Assembly race

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By Peter Duru One-time top official of the Federal Government owned Border Agency Development Agency, Mr. Godwin Edoh, has joined the race for the Benue State House of Assembly on the platform of...

Thu Aug 30th, 2018     Read More →

Flood alert for Anambra, Delta, Bayelsa, others

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Abuja—Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NIHSA, has warned Nigerians living by the banks of River Niger and its floodplains to immediately relocate over possible flooding, listing...

Thu Aug 30th, 2018     Read More →

Lagos has highest foreign debt portfolio – DMO

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Lagos State, the commercial nerve-center of Nigeria, has retained its position as the state with the highest foreign debt in the country, with a foreign debt put at 1.45 billion dollars as at June...

Wed Aug 29th, 2018     Read More →

Judge hands-off suit seeking to declare herdsmen as terrorists

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, declined to preside over a suit seeking to declare Fulani herdsmen as a terrorist...

Wed Aug 29th, 2018     Read More →