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Diary of an Igbo herdsman

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My paternal grandfather was a traditionalist to the core. He took the highest traditional title in Igboland and fought in two successful communal wars after which my town annexed the two...

Sun Feb 11th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari has done more for Igbo, Yoruba than for northerners- — Shittu, Communication Minister

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By Bashir Adefaka Minister of Communication, Dr. Adebayo Shittu, says he would make no new comments about former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who not only wrote an 18-page letter in which he...

Sun Feb 11th, 2018     Read More →

Benue killings: Resign now, Civil Society group tells IGP

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A civil society group, the Benue Arise Network, BAN, has advised the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris to honorably resign his position for his alleged complicity in the Benue...

Sun Feb 11th, 2018     Read More →

32 arrested for violating Benue Open Grazing Prohibition law – CP

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No fewer than 32 persons have been arrested by the Police in Benue state for allegedly violating the Benue state Open Grazing Prohibition Law which took effect on November 1. Grazing land The...

Sat Feb 10th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Nigeria would be doomed if Buhari gets a second term – Fayose

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Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has said Nigeria would be doomed if President Mohammed Buhari is given a second term in office, alleging that Buhari himself is being governed by a cabal in...

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How Ortom got his groove back while Ex-President Babangida lost his – Reno

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I must say that I was rather disappointed in the Benue State Governor’s initial response to the killing of 73 residents of Benue State by killer Fulani herdsmen. I felt that it was wrong of...

Sat Feb 10th, 2018     Read More →

CONDOMS: The real val message ?

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By Sola Ogundipe Do you have a condom? No I don’t. Ah! please, I don’t want to have sex if you’re not protected. It does not matter. Yes,it does, you never know what could...

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Herdsmen killings: APC flays Wike’s N200m relief to Benue victims

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By Egufe Yafugborhi ALL Progressives Con-gress (APC) has faulted Governor Nyesom Wike on his administration’s compassionate donation of N200Million to victims displaced by herdsmen menace in...

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Three killed in fresh attacks on Benue communities

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THREE persons were feared killed in a late night attack on Benue communities Thursday, according to the residents. According to an online publication, the Premium Times, the victims were ambushed...

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Buhari’s Benue blues

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It is now understandable why some senior officials of the Muhammadu Buhari administration were agitated when they got news of plans by the Benue State government to give the 73 victims of the...

Sat Feb 10th, 2018     Read More →

Another three killed in Benue

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We are investigating the identity of the assailants – Police CP BY PETER DURU Ortom MAKURDI – Three persons were Thursday night reportedly shot dead by unknown gunmen in Anyiin in Logo...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

Grow Nigeria’s economy by encouraging engineers, Benue deputy gov. advises

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Abuja – Mr Benson Obounu, the deputy governor of Benue, says the country’s economy will improve if stakeholders encourage engineers to produce home made commodities. FG others gets...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

Gbadamosi,Awosanya, others call for peace, end to violation of human rights

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A former Lagos State governorship aspirant in 2015, Mr. Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi (BOG), a Universal Institutional Reform Advocate, Mr. Segun Awosanya; the Vice Chairman, Join Action Front...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

Obasanjo can’t stop Buhari — Waku

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In this interview, Senator JKN Waku speaks on former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter to President Muhammadu Buhari asking him not to re-contest. He also speaks on the recent killings in...

Fri Feb 9th, 2018     Read More →

Hajj 2017: Senate public hearing and NAHCON

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By Bolaji Olakunle Wednesday and Thursday- January 17 and 18, 2018 – at the White House Committee Room 1 of the National Assembly were remarkable, filled with anxiety and excitements –...

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