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Cars, motorbikes, offices burnt, as APC, PDP supporters clash in Gboko

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Angry youths alleged to be supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Gboko town, yesterday, embarked on a violent protest in the busy town destroying and...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Hausa,Yoruba women in Ebonyi declare support for Atiku

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By Peter Okutu Abakaliki—WOMEN groups from various ethnic and tribal groups in the country residing in Ebonyi state, yesterday, distanced themselves from the re-election bid of President...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

How Friday night fire destroyed goods worth over N500m in Woliwo Market Onitsha

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu, Nnewi Goods worth over N500 mil-lion were on Friday night destroyed by fire at Woliwo Market Onitsha, Anambra State. Some of the goods destroyed in the inferno that was said to...

Wed Jan 23rd, 2019     Read More →

PDP Rep member defects to APC

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Rep. Dickson Terkighir, representing Makurdi/Guma Federal Constituency of Benue, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). APC &...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Senate adjourns sitting as 10 Senators attend plenary

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, Tuesday adjourned plenary for lack of quorum, as only 10 Senators were present, and fixed the next legislative day for Wednesday, January 23. The...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Benue Assembly suspends 8 LG bosses

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Benue State House of Assembly, yesterday, approved the suspension of six chairmen and two vice chairmen of local government councils in the state for three months over...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Opposition plotting to scuttle polls, set up interim govt – FG

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•Alleges they’ve armed Boko Haram, others to attack 10 northern states •Says Nigerien mercenaries contracted to attack govs, others in North West •It’s plot to foment...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Shehu Shagari, part hero

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Eric Teniola ALMOST 35years after he was overthrown from power, former President Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari answered his final call last month. He was 93. He was the most prominent link between...

Tue Jan 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Red alert as opposition plans to scuttle elections

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The Federal Government has alerted Nigerians to plans by some unscrupulous opposition elements to scuttle the 2019 general elections by orchestrating widespread violence. ”Having realized...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

Benue Assembly suspends 6 LG Chairmen, APC says it’s politically motivated

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The Benue House of Assembly has suspended six Local Government Area Chairmen for three months, over alleged misappropriation of public funds and gross misconduct. Benue House Assembly The House...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

FG alleges plot by opposition to frustrate elections, establish interim gov’t

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief & Emmanuel Elebeke The federal government has alleged plans by opposition politicians to frustrate the forthcoming elections with a view to establishing an...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

2019, Buhari and sustaining good governance

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By Okanga Agila It’s partisan times, so differing views have invaded the political space on the personal and leadership content in President Muhammadu Buhari. He is both loved and hated. But...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

Voice of media, voice of the people

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…in celebration of six million strongman, Aare Gani Adams By Tunde Akanni, PhD This book, Voice of media, voice of the people, edited by Dr. Qasim Akinreti, and published by the Nigerian...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

Fraud allegation: I’m ready to waive my immunity to face trial — Ortom

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said he was ready to waive his immunity to face prosecution if need be, following allegations of fraud levelled against him by...

Mon Jan 21st, 2019     Read More →

Benue govt to grant autonomy to State Revenue Board

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi Benue state government has promised to facilitate moves to grant the Benue State Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, autonomy even as it commended the steps taken so far by the...

Sun Jan 20th, 2019     Read More →