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Man, 24, to die by hanging for killing his stepmother

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A Plateau High Court sitting in Jos on Thursday sentenced 24-year-old man, Binfa Lamde, to death by hanging for hacking his stepmother to death. court Justice A.I Ashoms handed down the sentence...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

We are using 19th NSF to harness talents for teakwondo- Chukwumerije

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The Technical Director, Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) says the federation is using the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) to harness talents for taekwondo. Chukwumerije told the News Agency...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari Needs 2nd term to consolidate on his achievements – Otunba Biodun Ajiboye

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By Rotimi Agbana On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari, represented by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, unveiled the campaign message direction logo for the National Committee of Buhari Support...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

Fact-check: have 60,000 Christians been killed in central Nigeria since 2001?

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A video uploaded to Facebook by one of US president Donald Trump’s lawyers claims that 60,000 Christians have been killed by nomadic Muslim herdsmen in central Nigeria since 2001. The claim...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

Allegation of vote buying: False, misleading – APC

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As political parties prepare for the 2019 general elections, the Plateau chapter of the PDP has accused the APC of “buying and destroying the Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs), of prospective...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

2019: APC allegedly buying PVCs at N3000, N10,000 in Plateau – PDP

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos – The Plateau State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State, is buying Permanent...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

EBSU VC denies alleged sack of 300 workers

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Peter Okutu Abakaliki—The Management of Ebonyi State University, EBSU, Abakaliki, weekend, debunked claims in some quarters that it sacked 300 staff of the institution for political and...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Temlong joins Plateau gov race, promises security

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By Marie Nanlong Jos—A former Commander, 23 Armoured Brigade, Yola, Adamawa State, General Jon Temlong (retd), has lamented what he described as Governor Simon Lalong’s inability to...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

19th NSF: Ondo beat Plateau to qualify for volleyball semis

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Ondo State male volleyball team on Monday defeated their counterparts from Plateau 3-1 to progress to semi-finals of the event of the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival in...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Africa Cup of Nations hosts to be decided on January 9: CAF

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The new hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be chosen on January 9, the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad told AFP on Monday. AFCON CAF has been...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Winner of Plateau Governor’s Golf Cup gets car, N854,000

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Ayuba Izang, the overall winner of the 2018 Plateau Governor’s Golf Cup tournament, on Sunday in Jos got a car and the sum of N854,000 as prize money. golf Gov. Simon Lalong, in his remarks...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Nasarawa SWAN chairman urges states to present joint hosting bids for future NSFs

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Abuja – Cheke Emmanuel, a sports stakeholder, on Sunday in Abuja urged less-endowed states to present joint hosting bids for future editions of the National Sports Festival (NSF). Emmanuel,...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Electoral Act Amendment: Mixed reactions greet Buhari’s veto

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We’ll override his veto – Reps We’ll mobilise against overriding Buhari’s veto – APC senators 40 presidential candidates back Buhari Clark, Atiku, Olanipekun,...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Weak demand undermine industrial, consumer goods sector

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under-perform major stock market index By Nkiruka Nnorom THE downturn that has been sweeping through the equities market this year has left two major sectors in the market – the industrial...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Imo oil communities demand end to suffering

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By Chinonso Alozie Owerri—Protesters from oil communities in Ohaji /Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State, have said that they can no longer endure the sufferings caused by oil...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →