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Democracy Day: Govs give message of hope, present scorecards

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By By Our reporters LAGOS—AS Nigerians yesterday celebrated 19 years of uninterrupted democracy, state governors across the country yesterday gave messages of hope to the citizens even as...

Wed May 30th, 2018     Read More →

That Catholic Church protest and Implications for Buhari’s presidency

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On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the Catholic Church for the very first time in her history in Nigeria took to the streets in a nationwide peaceful protest against the incessant killing of Nigerians by a...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest 2 suspected armed robbers in Zaria

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Zaria (Kaduna State) – The Police Area Command in Zaria, Kaduna State, has arrested two suspected armed robbers who were said to have snatched a Mistubushi pick-up van. The robbers were...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari not responsible for Benue killings – Gov Ortom

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By Peter Duru Makurdi- Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, Tuesday exonerated President Muhammadu Buhari from the herdsmen killings in the state stressing that those linking the president to...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Boko Haram: Terrorists now know Nigeria has capable military – Global Amnesty Watch

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The Global Amnesty Watch (GAW) has posited that Boko Haram terrorist group and other outlawed or proscribed groups in the country, have in the last three years of the war against terror, learnt...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Democracy Day: Gov. Ortom builds 40 healthcare centres in 3 years

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Makurdi – Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Tuesday that his administration had built no fewer than 40 healthcare centres in the state in the last three years. Ortom Ortom said this while...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

#DemocracyDay : PDP blasts Buhari, says speech full of false claims

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the Democracy Day address by President Muhammadu Buhari as uninspiring, hollow, and full of self-praise and false...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

National Day of Mourning: Stop these killings, Nigerians beg Buhari

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By Josephine Agbonkhese One of Lagos State’s busiest roundabouts, Allen Roundabout, a 2.9km distance from the state secretariat, came to a standstill, yesterday, when over 300 men, women and...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Benue: Land flowing with tears, blood

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By John Damien Adizie “A voice is heard in Ramah, mourning and weeping, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more” (Jeremiah 31:15)....

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Hernia patient reports NGO to Police: I got nothing after they used me to beg for months

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By Esther Onyegbula, Lucky Nwanekwu & Amaka Okpala A 23-year-old indigene of Benue State, Jacob Monday, said to be suffering from hernia, yesterday, revealed how a fake non-governmental...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Couple, 5 others killed by herdsmen, fuel tanker explosion in Benue

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—A couple and five others were, weekend, killed in three separate incidents in Logo, Guma and Ushongo Local Government areas of Benue State. herdsmen killings Vanguard...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Abacha loot: Finance Ministry delays probe of $17m lawyers’ fee

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The Ministry of Finance is yet to submit its report to the House of Representatives’ ad-hoc committee investigating the $17 million fee for lawyers involved in the transfer of $321 million...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Martins to Buhari: Stop the killings

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By Olayinka Latona CATHOLIC Archbishop of Lagos, Archbishop Alfred Martins, on behalf of three million Catholics in Lagos, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to end continous killings and...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Anniversary of June 12 presidential election (2)

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On January 2, 1992, all the elected governors of the 30 states were sworn-in and the entire federal cabinet was dissolved. The governors and their deputies were Abia-Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu-Clement...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari’s Administration: We’re proud of our scorecard – Lai Mohammed

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By Dapo Akinrefon We’re not swayed by emotions ALHAJI Lai Mohammed is the Minister of Information and Culture. In this interview, he presents the President Muhammadu Buhari achievements...

Tue May 29th, 2018     Read More →