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Why George may pip Fani-Kayode, Mimiko, Adeniran to the PDP Chairmanship

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – As the Peoples Democratic Party prepares for its elective national convention to elect new officers before the end of the year to pilot its affairs preparatory for...

Fri Aug 18th, 2017     Read More →

Governors are holding Nigeria together – Buhari

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has praised the thirty- six state governors, saying that they are holding Nigeria together as a country, just as he thanked them for playing...

Thu Aug 17th, 2017     Read More →

Benue Varsity matriculates 6,400

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—Benue State University, Makurdi, Wednesday, matriculated 6,400 students out of the 13,141 Unified Tertiary and Matriculations Examination, UTME, and 1,482 Direct Entry,...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

‘We won’t cede an inch of Benue territory to herdsmen’

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—The Mdzough U Tiv, an umbrella body of the Tiv tribe in the country, has said despite the relentless incursions of herdsmen into parts of Benue State, the people will...

Wed Aug 16th, 2017     Read More →

Quit notice a joke that must not be allowed, Jibrin warns

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…As PDP Rescue Group calls for transparent congresses in seven states By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Walid Jibrin has...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

Stop the quit notice now, Jibrin warns groups

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…As PDP Rescue Group calls for transparent congresses in seven states By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Walid Jibrin has warned those...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

Biafra: Kanu moves to quash fresh charges against him, 4 others

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….as Anambra lawyers drag IPOB to AGF over election boycott order By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has queried the...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria yet to transform 2.8 bn metric tonnes of coal in 17 fields into wealth

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NIGERIA is one of the countries blessed by God with huge mineral deposits including coal. History holds it that coal was first discovered in Nigeria in 1909 at the Udi Ridge in Enugu by a British...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

Agatu crisis victims to get 5,000 units of houses

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By Peter Duru MAKURDI—Benue State government, in conjunction with African Development Bank, AfDB, is to commence the construction of 5,000 units of houses for victims of communal crisis in...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

Akishi seeks 4.1m for jaw surgery

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Terpase Akishi, 16, was not dumb neither was he born sad, but his present predicament has make life really difficult for him. While his peers are going to school or play around he stays in-door...

Tue Aug 15th, 2017     Read More →

What Goodluck Jonathan said at Saturday’s PDP convention

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday in Abuja announced that the Peoples Democratic Party had returned from limbo and would reclaim power in 2019. Jonathan asserted this in his address...

Mon Aug 14th, 2017     Read More →

2.8m in 14 states benefit from FG’s school feeding programme – Presidency

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ABUJA— The Federal ABUJA— The Federal Government said, yesterday, that over 2.8 million primary school children in 14 states were currently enjoying its school feeding...

Mon Aug 14th, 2017     Read More →

‘They claimed my son went missing in police custody after killing him’

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According to him, somebody showed him a van that conveyed the corpse of his son to the place where he was probably buried. “I also overheard people telling a parish priest that my son was...

Sun Aug 13th, 2017     Read More →

Don’t blame athletes running for Bahrain, Obeya tells Nigerian officials

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By Ben Efe Sprint and jumps coach, John Obeya said Nigerian sports officials have themselves to blame for the exodus of Nigerian athletes to other countries. Benue-born Obeya, influenced the...

Sun Aug 13th, 2017     Read More →

We need God’s mercy in Nigeria — Adeboye

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WIFE of the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor (Mrs.) Folu Adeboye, Friday night, charged large crowds of participants at the church’s 65th annual convention...

Sun Aug 13th, 2017     Read More →