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Senate probes alleged N20trn unremitted stamp duty revenue

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE Senate has begun a probe into alleged N20 trillion unremitted stamp duties revenue in the last five years. It also said over N7 trillion in stamp duties revenue...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

COCIN seeks ban on open grazing in Plateau

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos—the Church of Christ in Nations, COCIN, has called on the Plateau State government and other states affected by the menace of open grazing to ban the practice to...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

PDP may lose Ekiti in 2018 if Fayose imposes deputy, Ex Attorney Gen warns

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela ‎ Ado-Ekiti- The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti state may be heading for another round of crisis as five governorship aspirants in the party have resolved to work...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

Relief for snakebite victims as 5,000 anti-venom vials arrive Nigeria

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After one month of acute shortage of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), resulting into massive snakebite deaths across Nigeria, 5,000 vials of the ASV have arrived into the country. The ASV drugs, which...

Tue Nov 14th, 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 →

Plateau killings: Defence HQ on fact-finding mission to affected communities

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos—FOLLOWING renewed attacks and killings in some local government areas of Plateau State, the Defense Headquarters has sent a team of its officers on a...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

President Buhari’s unnatural attraction to Ex-President Jonathan – Reno

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On Tuesday the 7th of November, 2017, President Buhari presented an ₦8.6 trillion budget proposal for 2018 which he styled as a budget of consolidation. A cursory look at the budget however...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

ALARMING: Why snake bite victims die daily

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Snake bite is not new especially to people of Southern and Central parts of Plateau State. Poisonous snakes like carpet viper, cobra, black mambas and puff adder have comfortable habitats in those...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

Plateau massacre: Killings in Nigeria worse than countries at war—SSANU

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has lamented the rate of killings in the country, saying that it was worse than killings in countries at war. The...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

CAN to Buhari: Why shy away from arresting herdsmen with guns?

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The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has queried why President Muhammadu Buhari has not arrested herdsmen going about with guns and killing people in many communities. The Christian...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

Snake bite deaths: Senate probes Ministry of Health

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lOver failure to supply anti-snake venom drugs lSays 91 victims died in 3 weeks By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE Senate has begun a holistic investigation into alleged failure of Federal Ministry...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

11 shot dead in Plateau, as Police, Army launch manhunt for killers

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong No fewer than 11 persons were, Tuesday night, shot dead by gunmen along Rim in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State. The victims were said to be returning from a...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

Six States square up for Lafarge literacy competition finale

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All is set for the grand finale of the 4th Lafarge Africa National Literacy Competition. Twelve students from Plateau, Kano, Ondo, Edo, Gombe and Anambra will battle for the coveted prize. Each of...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Boosting Nigeria’s tea and coffee production

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RESTORING agriculture to its pride of place in a widely-diversified Nigerian economy requires versatile thinking, planning and meticulous implementation of strategies. It should go beyond the...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Lagos ASP suspended over extortion; police return N800,000 to victims

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By Kingsley Omonobi Abuja—The Nigeria Police Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit, PCRRU, working in synergy with the IGP’s X-Squad, arrested an Assistant Superintendent of Police...

Tue Nov 7th, 2017     Read More →