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Grazing Law: COAS pledges deployment of soldiers to Benue

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…Vows to protect lives and property against militant herdsmen By Peter Duru MAKURDI—The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has pledged to deploy soldiers to Benue...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Except Buhari, Nobody can defeat me in Presidential race – Okorocha

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By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, said Tuesday, that except for President Mohammadu Buhari, he can defeat any other person in a presidential race. Okorocha and...

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

Why Nigerian Fulani won’t accept ranching — Miyetti-Allah

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—THE Fulani in Nigeria have said they will not accept cattle ranching because the country’s geographical location was not suitable for it. Besides, the Fulani...

Mon Nov 20th, 2017     Read More →

SERAP, pensioners drag FG to ECOWAS Court over unpaid pensions, salaries

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Federal Civil Service Pensioners Association (FCSA), and Association of Retired Local Government Staff...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

Blaming The Governors For Our Collective Faults – 2

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By Dele Sobowale “If a man pays no heed to what is distant, he will soon find sorrow near at hand.” Chinese proverb. Nigeria has seldom been a country blessed with foresightful people....

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

Nasarawa Varsity denies 26,000 admission

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The management of Nasarawa State University, Keffi, said on Friday that it would not admit more than 4000 new students for the 2017/2018 academic session, even though 30,000 applied for...

Fri Nov 17th, 2017     Read More →

Court jails teenager 8 months, 14 strokes of cane for having carnal knowledge of girl

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A Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State on Thursday sentenced a 16-year-old, Kingsley Ogwu, to eight months imprisonment for having carnal knowledge of a four-year-old girl. The Judge, Mr...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

No sign Nigeria is out of recession, Labour laments

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young FIVE months after the Federal Government announced Nigeria’ s exit from the crushing economic recession, umbrella body for senior civil servants in the country, at its...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

Foundation provides food for over 150 women, children in IDPs camp

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….set to train, establish over 1000 IDPs with empowerment packages By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA — A nongovernmental organisation called Nation First Foundation, NFF, has provided assorted...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

IPMAN lauds FG ‘s commencement of oil exploration in 5 states

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The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Kano State has commended the Federal Government for starting oil exploration in Sokoto, Benue, Borno, Bauchi and Nasarawa...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Students’ union urges Nasarawa Govt. to increase funding for COE, Akwanga

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The Students Union Government (SUG) of the College of Education, Akwanga, has called on the Nasarawa State Government to increase the funding for the college. Mr Shedrack Abeson, the President of...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Barman docked over alleged misappropriation of N392,750

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The Police have arraigned a 26-year-old barman, Williams Gabriel, before a Masaka Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, for alleged criminal misappropriation of N392,750. The defendant, who resides in...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Bad elements in security agencies selling arms to bandits — DSS

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…1,100 illegal entry points in Nigeria — Customs …No weapon missing in our armoury — Police By Kingsley Omonobi & Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—THE Directorate of State...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

Woman delivers baby boy, abandon him in pit toilet

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Woman, 20 years old, Shamsiyya Hassan who delivered a new born baby (male child) and abandoned the baby in a pit toilet is currently cooling her feet in custody of...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

Woman in police custody for abandoning baby in pit toilet

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Woman, 20 years old, Shamsiyya Hassan who delivered a new born baby (Male child) and abandoned the baby in a pit toilet is currently cooling her feet in custody of...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →