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Minimum wage, VAT, Okada ban pressure inflation

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Kindly Share This Story:•As January rate rises to 12.13% •More pressure from higher electricity tariff in April •Sokoto, Ondo lead in inflation By Elizabeth Adegbesan As...

Wed Feb 19th, 2020     Read More →

Transport ministry seeks approval to rehabilitate Port Harcourt to Maiduguri railway

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The Ministry of Transportation is seeking President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval for the rehabilitation of the Portharcourt – Maiduguri narrow gauge. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi...

Mon Feb 17th, 2020     Read More →

Dortmund teen Haaland goes head-to-head with PSG star Mbappe

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At just 21, Kylian Mbappe is already a World Cup winner while at only 19, Erling Braut Haaland has emerged as a rising fast-star this season. As Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi approach the end...

Mon Feb 17th, 2020     Read More →

UEC’s 2020 National Youth Leadership retreat

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It is with a sense of privilege and gratitude to God that I warmly welcome everyone to this annual event of the National Youth Fellowship of our dear church. On behalf of the leadership of the...

Sun Feb 16th, 2020     Read More →

Man kills wife for allegedly not remitting N5000

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A 42-year-old fisherman, Mr. Ejiro Patrick, of KM 14, Tyo Mu, Gboko road yesterday went berserk and killed his wife for refusing to remit ₦N5,000 to him after selling some items for the...

Thu Feb 13th, 2020     Read More →

Benue fisherman beats wife to death over missing N5,000

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Kindly Share This Story: By Peter Duru A 42-year-old fisherman, Patrick Ejiro Wednesday morning in Tyomu community on Makurdi-Gboko road in Tarka Local Government Area of Benue state reportedly...

Wed Feb 12th, 2020     Read More →

Fisherman in Police net for allegedly killing wife over N5,000

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The Police Command in Benue said on Wednesday in Makurdi it had apprehended a 42-year-old man, Mr Patrick Ejiro, who allegedly beat his wife to death over N5,000. Its Public Relations Officer, DSP...

Wed Feb 12th, 2020     Read More →

Benue APC urges Ortom to stop endless foreign travels, concentrate on governance

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The All Progressives Congress (APC), Benue State Chapter, has advised Governor Samuel Ortom to put a stop to what it described as “endless foreign travels” and concentrate on the task...

Mon Feb 10th, 2020     Read More →

FG says strange disease in Benue not Lassa Fever

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The Minister of health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has disclosed that preliminary medical investigation has revealed that the “strange” disease that had claimed several lives in Benue State...

Sat Feb 8th, 2020     Read More →

El-Rufai lays foundation for Kaduna Pilgrims’ hotel

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The Executive Governor of Kaduna state, Mallam Nasiru El-Rufa’i recently performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Kaduna state pilgrims’ hotel facility in the...

Fri Feb 7th, 2020     Read More →

7 Months after, Omo-Agege presides over plenary for first time 

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Kindly Share This Story:Deputy President of The Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege By Henry Umoru SEVEN Months into the inauguration of the 9th Senate, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo...

Thu Feb 6th, 2020     Read More →

Insecurity: Anarchy looms, clerics warn as protests hold nationwide

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Kindly Share This Story:…Adeboye calls for overhaul of Nigeria’s security infrastructure …leads thousands on 2-km prayer walk … Delta CAN asks for Amotekun in...

Mon Feb 3rd, 2020     Read More →

N3tr after, National Assembly library suffers neglect

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If the size of a library is a measure of how much individuals or nations set store by knowledge as the recipe for development, it is no wonder that Nigeria’s progress is in dire straits....

Mon Feb 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Benue set to lift employment embargo

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Benue State will soon lift the embargo it placed on employment into the civil service. In an interview with newsmen in Makurdi, the chairman, Benue State Civil Service Commission, Prof. Jerry...

Mon Jan 27th, 2020     Read More →

Tension as INEC concludes 2019 polls

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Kindly Share This Story: …Ekpenyong, Akpabio, Jibrin, Doguwa, others know fate Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) By Clifford Ndujihe THERE is tension in some states of the...

Fri Jan 24th, 2020     Read More →