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Buhari not sleeping on duty: Presidency replies Rev Mamza

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Presidency on Monday described as unfair the comment by the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Rt. Rev. Fr. Stephen Mamza describing President Muhammadu Buhari as ”sleeping on duty as...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Yellow fever persists, 80 deaths, 4,100 cases in Nigeria since 2017

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By Chioma Obinna Nigeria maintains unenviable position as one of the countries with risk of yellow fever transmission. recording 364 suspected cases in 177 Local Government Areas, from 1st January...

Tue Apr 23rd, 2019     Read More →

North-East better off under President Buhari, Presidency boasts

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In an action that broke the old tradition of staying above politics, the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Rt. Rev. Fr. Stephen Mamza delivered a homily in which he spoke angrily against President...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Ortom, at 58, lists achievements

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Makurdi – The Benue government on Monday reeled out the achievements of Governor Samuel Ortom’s administration in the last four years as part of activities to mark the governor’s...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Banditry: Troops eliminate 6, nab 18 informants, including village head

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Troops eliminated six bandits in various clearance operations in Zamfara villages and arrested 18 of their informants, including a village head. Army The Acting Director Army Public Relations,...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Benue Govt. imposes curfew on Katsina-Ala

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Makurdi – The Benue Government on Monday imposed a 24 hours curfew on Katsina-Ala town in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. Ortom This is contained in a statement signed...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Good Friday Killings: Benue govt slams 24 hour curfew on Katsina/Ala

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The Benue State Government has imposed a 24 hour- curfew on Katsina-Ala town of the state with effect from Monday, April 22, 2019, as part of efforts to restore peace and ensure the security of...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Easter Day churches bombing: Sri Lanka authorities impose curfew

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The government of Sri Lanka has imposed an 8:00PM to 4:00AM curfew in Colombo, following the Easter day bombings of churches and hotels that has so far claimed over 290 lives. Government...

Mon Apr 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Speakership: Gbajabiamila’s camp woos John Dyegh for Deputy Speaker

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It’s an act of desperation-Bago campaign organization By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-To successfully executes his ambition to emerge as the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →

APC insists on Gbajabiamila as defiant APC members-elect fight on

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu To them, the scenario is one of nostalgia and de javu. It is a familiar terrain, unfortunately, the infamous one. They trod the path in 2015 and ended up shooting themselves...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →

Speakership: No surprise Buhari, APC backing Gbajabiamila – Lawmaker

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.Says he’s most qualified for the seat A lawmaker, Rep Magaji Aliyu, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) endorsement of Femi Gbajabiamila as speaker of 9th House of Representatives is...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →

Troops neutralise 2 bandits, avert ethnic clash along Benue/Taraba border

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Troops under the Operation Whirl Stroke have neutralised two bandits and averted a communal clash between Tiv and Jukun on Friday. A statement by Col. Onyema Nwanchukwu, the Director Defence...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →

Update: Americans, Britons, Dutch killed in church Easter bombings

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In an update, officials said no fewer than 35 foreigners, including Americans, Britons and Dutch, died when a string of coordinated bombings hit high-end hotels and churches in and around the Sri...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →

Re: The Legend of Buratai: Why history can never be wrong

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By Philip Agbese “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots;” – Marcus Garvey. Buratai Everywhere in the globe, great...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →

How top JAMB officials stole billions and blamed snakes, fire

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…EFCC to arraign 15 masterminds, ready with damning forensic report Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor After many months of sifting through piles of records and analyzing them forensically,...

Sun Apr 21st, 2019     Read More →