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Killers of Benue governor’s aide arrested

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The Nigeria army has arrested three wanted militias who confessed to the killing of the Senior Special Assistant to the Benue state governor on Special Security, Mr Denen Igbana. Army on Operation...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Positive Economic outlook in Edo increases investor traffic, pushes air fares by 1.04%

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The prevailing investment-friendly environment in Edo State, resulting from a series of reforms embarked upon by the Godwin Obaseki administration, to open up the state to private sector...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Incessant killings: Why herdsmen, farmers clashes persist – Gov. Masari

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…embarks on re-demarcation, beaconing of stock routes By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has on Tuesday said the persistence and incessant clashes...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

7 arrested, weapons recovered as troops, herdsmen clash in Benue

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By Peter Duru & Joseph Erunke Makurdi—Troops of Operation Whirl Storm, a military spike operation to rid Benue State of armed militia men that have been terrorising the Lower Benue axis,...

Wed Jun 20th, 2018     Read More →

Rivers residents pay cheapest bus fare in May – NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said residents of Rivers paid the lowest bus fare within city in May. The NBS stated this in Transport Fare Watch for May 2018 published on its...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Troops arrest 2 members of notorious militia gang in Benue

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Army, Tuesday, said two members of a notorious militia gang terrorising Benue State and environs have been picked up in their hideout. Army deploys troops to...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Anniversary of June 12 presidential election (5)

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General Babangida again threw open the Presidential race and many showed interest. Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, GCFR (1937-1998) who lost his first wife, Alhaja Simbiat Atinuke Abiola...

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Read More →

Zamfara killings: 3,500 IDPs flee to Katsina

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—No fewer than 3,500 residents of Zamfara State have fled to neighbouring villages in Katsina State, following reported cases of killings and other atrocities by...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Sallah: 11 youths die in road accident in Katsina State

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Katsina State has confirmed that 11 youths lost their lives in a road accident Sunday night while celebrating Sallah. Mr Godwin Ngueku, the Katsina Sector...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Killings : Benue, Taraba, Ekiti, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others take on DHQ

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By Emeka Mamah, Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor, Dapo Akinrefon, Gbenga Oke & Peter Duru •You’re blaming victims instead of the aggressors — Benue govt,...

Mon Jun 18th, 2018     Read More →

Agency, traditional rulers collaborate to stop open defecation in Katsina State

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The Katsina State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA) says it is collaborating with traditional institutions to stop open defecation in the state. File: Open-Defecation Alhaji Aminu...

Sun Jun 17th, 2018     Read More →

Gov. Masari promises to give account of his stewardship

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Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says he is ready to give detailed financial accounts of his stewardship in the state. Masari Masari said this when the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir,...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Kalu canvasses for bloc votes for Buhari in Katsina

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has canvassed for massive and total bloc vote for President Muhammadu...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

Eid-el-Fitr: Give peace a chance; Govs, Clerics urge Nigerians

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AS Nigerians joined the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Fitr, governors, clerics and political leaders have called on Muslims to replicate the lessons of the Ramadan in...

Sat Jun 16th, 2018     Read More →

Sultan declares Friday Eid-el-Fitr

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he Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Friday June 15, 2018 as the day to mark the Eid-el-Fitr, and the end of Ramadan fast.The Sultan of Sokoto The Sultan announced...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →