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Herdsmen killings: NLC appeals to FG to urgently apprehend perpetrators

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has appealed to the Federal Government to urgently apprehend the perpetrators of serial of killings around the country in the guise of herdsmen. Mr Ayuba Wabba,...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

There is no point politicising these killings, says Ortom

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Abuja – The Federal Government, security agencies and states affected by violent clashes between herdsmen and farmers have devised strategies to check the menace. Ortom This is the major...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Yellow Fever kills 9

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A Yellow Fever outbreak has killed nine people, a report has said. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, in its situation report on Yellow Fever, released for the first epidemiological...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Power: FG out with policy position to evacuate stranded 2,000MW

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By Chris Ochayi ABUJA—While awaiting full take-off of the eligible customer policy, the Federal Government said, yesterday, that it was putting together a policy position that will help...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Benue: We’ve not done enough for herdsmen – FG

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Dapo Akinrefon, Omeiza Ajayi & Peter Duru As the Benue State Government, announced three days of mourning for scores of people killed and injured in various communities in...

Tue Jan 9th, 2018     Read More →

Killings: We’ve not done enough …, FG owns up

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the federal government has expressed concerns over the growing wave of violent altercations between pastoralist and sedentary farmers,...

Mon Jan 8th, 2018     Read More →

NANS describes Benue killings as `cruel’, condoles with victims, Benue Government

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Enugu – The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has described the alleged herdsmen killings in Benue communities as “heartless and cruel.” The association’s...

Mon Jan 8th, 2018     Read More →

The House of God is not a social gathering for revealing outfits, body, Priest warns

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Mararaba (Nasarawa) – Rev. Fr. Stanley Aroh, Parish Priest, St. Rita Catholic Church, Mararaba, has cautioned parishioners against wearing of indecent clothes to the church. Members of St...

Sun Jan 7th, 2018     Read More →

Benue killings: Govt. donates N50m relief materials to displaced persons

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The Nasarawa State Government, on Sunday, donated relief materials worth N50 million to displaced persons from Benue to the state’s border communities as a result of the attacks by suspected...

Sun Jan 7th, 2018     Read More →

BENUE: The killings foretold and the ‘above the law’ herdsmen

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•‘The blood of massacred natives will cry to the FG for failing to act’ BY PETER DURU, MAKURDI Benue State was, on new year’s day, thrown into deep mourning, no thanks to...

Sun Jan 7th, 2018     Read More →

‘Shun politics of bitterness, mud slinging’

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A traditional ruler in Nasarawa state, Dr Bala Angbazo, the Aren Eggon of Eggon Nation, has urged politicians to shun politics of bitterness and acrimony for a better Nigeria. According to him,...

Sat Jan 6th, 2018     Read More →

Group berates IGP, calls for his sack over comment on Benue herdsmen attack

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A non governmental organization known as Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) has described as irresponsible, unprofessional and misleading, the statement credited to the Inspector...

Sat Jan 6th, 2018     Read More →

Support Buhari, Al-Makura to succeed, lawmaker tells constituency

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Alhaji Hashimu Jibrin-Gurku, representing Karu/Gitata constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has appealed to people of the state to continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari...

Fri Jan 5th, 2018     Read More →

Farmers/herdsmen clashes: We’re not aware of killings in Nasarawa – Police

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The Police Command in Nasarawa State said it would investigate the alleged killing of four persons in Awe and Keana local government areas as alleged by Tiv leaders in the state. The Police Public...

Thu Jan 4th, 2018     Read More →

Maku appeals for calm to fast track nation’s development

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A former Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, on Tuesday appealed to insurgents to sheath their swords and embrace peace in order to fast track the socio-economic development of the...

Tue Jan 2nd, 2018     Read More →