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Wife of Benue militia leader, 12 others killed as military, ‘Gana’ gang engage in gun duel

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Wife of suspected militia leader, Terwase Agwaza, also known as ‘Gana’, and 12 of his members were reportedly killed while a soldier was declared missing at Sai, Katsina/Ala local...

Sun Oct 21st, 2018     Read More →

Monarch urges farmers to save for rainy day

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Mr Christopher Jatau, of Kube Chiefdom in Nasarawa State, has advised farmers in the state to cultivate the habit of saving part of their farm produce for the rainy day. Farmers Jatau, a second...

Sat Oct 20th, 2018     Read More →

Kano, Niger, Kebbi states win best exhibitors at 2018 agric show

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Tudun Wada (Nasarawa State) – Kano, Niger and Kebbi States have won the best exhibitors at the 2018 National Agricultural Show. Presenting the awards to the exhibitors, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu,...

Sat Oct 20th, 2018     Read More →

Police foil bank robbery attempt , kill 2 in Nasarawa

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Lafia, The Nasarawa State Police Command on Thursday said it foiled a bank robbery attempt by a four-man gang, following a gun battle with the suspects in Lafia. SP Kennedy Idirisu, Spokesman for...

Sat Oct 20th, 2018     Read More →

Kano State Govt. approves mandatory drug test for political appointees, civil servants

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Kano— The Kano State Government has approved compulsory drug test for political appointees, civil servants and students seeking admission into the tertiary institutions. The Commissioner...

Sat Oct 20th, 2018     Read More →

Knocks, kudos trail age differences among couples

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Abuja, Oct. 19, 2018 Age differences between couples had been a subject of debate among Nigerians while some lauded it others described it as a violation of cultural norms. Some FCT residents...

Fri Oct 19th, 2018     Read More →

Obaseki vows to sustain poverty eradication policies, as USAID project lifts 11,904 households in Edo

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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state government, through her people-oriented policies, has ensured that the people lead better lives and are exposed to more...

Fri Oct 19th, 2018     Read More →

Senate Committee on agric wants govt to step up action on mechanised farming

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The Senate Committee on Agriculture has called on governments at all levels to encourage mechanised farming to systematically move the nation’s agriculture sector to competitive level. Sen....

Fri Oct 19th, 2018     Read More →

We’re not opposed to new minimum Wage, say Governors

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Workers can’t continue to work on empty stomach – Wabba By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE thirty- Six state governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF said Thursday that...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Senate screens Prof. Owasanoye for ICPC chairmanship

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Abuja – The Senate on Wednesday screened Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye as chairmanship nominee for the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). The nominee, if...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Senate confirms 7as CCB Chairman, board members, drops one from Edo

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…As Presidency withdraws 2 By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate, Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Dr. Muhammed Isah from Jigawa State representing the North West zone as chairman of the...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

EFCC arrests Gombe Peace Corps Commandant over alleged N54m employment scam

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Gombe Zonal Office, has arrested Mr Ambore Enoch, the Commandant, Nigerian Peace Corps, Gombe over alleged extortion of money for employment...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Food prices push September inflation to 11.28%

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… concern heightens over inflation edging away from CBN’s 6-9% target- Analyst By Emmanuel Elebeke, Prince Okafor & Elizabeth Adegbesan THE Consumer Price Index (CPI), which...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Gov Ortom appeals to FG over victims of herdsmen crisis

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By peter Duru Makurdi—TWENTY-FOUR hours after Vanguard reported the story of a 24-year-old Tiv lady, Joy Terna, who had her right hand chopped off by marauding herdsmen in Giza, Nasarawa...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019: 42 senators not returning, 67 battle for return bid

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— AHEAD of the February 16, 2019 senatorial elections, strong indications have emerged that 42 of the 109 serving senators will not return to the chamber to resume for...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →