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Making sense of rising anti-Fulani sentiments

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By Rotimi Fasan IT would appear that the Fulani are the least admired ethnic group in Nigeria today. That is stating it very mildly. Nigerians of all ethnicities are apparently united in their...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

Lessons from the RUGA rumpus

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WHILE the Federal Government had adopted the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led National Livestock Transformation Plan, NLTP, in order to solve the insecurity problems posed by marauding armed...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

‘Average price of kerosene increases in June’

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N316.43 in June 2019 from N315.91 in May 2019. FILE: The...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Security tops my agenda for Nigerians – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said successes recorded in degrading terrorists in the North East will be extended to various parts of the country experiencing challenges, assuring...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

4 feared dead, houses razed as suspected Jukun militia attack Benue community

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—At least four persons were feared dead in the wee hours of yesterday attack on Jootar community in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State by suspected Jukun militia....

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

SCANDALOUS: C’River monarchs, politicians scramble for FG’s N5, 000 CCT to the poor

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By Emmanuel Una CALABAR—SOME monarchs, chiefs and politicians in Cross River State are jostling with the under-privileged persons in their communities for the Federal Government’s...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

The ‘house Negroes’ of Nigeria

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MALCOM X made a fine distinction between the house Negro and the field Negro in one of his numerous speeches. The revolutionary leader eloquently defined the two in the following words: ...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

NDDC supports NGOs on prisons rehabilitation in Delta, Edo and Ondo

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By Perez Brisibe THE Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC in partnership with some Non-Governmental Organizations, has rehabilitated prisons and inmates in some selected prisons in Delta, Edo...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Idris Miyaya and his 1,000 bandits

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…A journalist secretly visits gang leader in Katsina forest“ …Says his guest desperately wants ceasefire but set two conditions“ …‘I saw 14-yr-olds carrying...

Sun Jul 14th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: Gbajabiamila visits Zamfara State Sunday, Katsina, Borno, Adamawa, Taraba, Benue to follow

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila is on a scheduled trip to Zamfara State on Sunday The Speaker would also visit Borno, Benue, Katsina,...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Does Buhari remember his campaign promises? By Tony Eluemunor

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What really do Nigerians make of President Mohammadu Buhari’s or for that matter, any politician’s promises? Stretch this further and you would come to the question whether politicians...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s biggest mistake – Iwuanyanwu

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Says Fulani Vigilante in Igboland will lead to bloodshed FG may not be able to control •Igbos believe strongly in one Nigeria •How Buhari can save the country Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu,...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

How Ogun-Guangdong Free Trade Zone can attract FDI By Dirisu Yakubu

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Nigeria’s efforts at growing the economy through export manufacturing by adopting the Chinese Free Trade Zone model is yielding tremendous result. If well harnessed, free trade zones could...

Sat Jul 13th, 2019     Read More →

Herder-farmer crises: Centre to start peaceful process in Benue, Nasarawa

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Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) an International organisation says it will start peaceful mediation process between Benue and Nasarawa before the end of July to ensure lasting solution to...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →

Court orders payment of N151m pension arrears to Nyame, 3 others

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The National Industrial Court has ordered the payment of the sum of N151.1 million being the unpaid pension arrears of ex-governor of Taraba, Rev. Jolly Nyame and three others from May, 2013 to...

Fri Jul 12th, 2019     Read More →