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Herders-farmers clash: In search of lasting solution to age-long conflict

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Beyond the ban placed on open grazing of cattle by many states of the federation to curb incessant violent conflict between herders and farmers, some of the state governments have also come up...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

Ugwuanyi offers automatic employment to slain officers’ widows

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Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (right) consoling the wife of one of the slain police officers by yet-to-be identified gunmen, Mrs. Janet Okuma (middle), at her residence, at Ugbo...

Fri Jul 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Herders kill three-month-old baby, 12 others in Ortom’s LG

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Thirteen persons, including a three-month-old baby, have been feared killed in two separate attacks in Governor Samuel Ortom’s local council, Guma in Benue State. The Guardian gathered...

Thu Jul 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Woman nabbed for trafficking 296,000 tabs of illicit drugs

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A 36-year-old woman, Chioma Afam, who wears hijab to evade security scrutiny has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), in Benue State. She was...

Thu Jul 22nd, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA arrests lady with 296,000 tabs of illicit drugs

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A 36-year-old lady, Chioma Afam, who uses multiple identities and wears hijab to evade security scrutiny has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in...

Wed Jul 21st, 2021     Read More →

Amid new technologies to support Eto, corruption thrives in Apapa

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The deployment of new technologies to support smooth operations of electronic call-up system appears to be failing in its address of Apapa gridlock and halt corruption/extortions at the ports, as...

Wed Jul 21st, 2021     Read More →

Wither the interim common services agency? - Part 3

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[FILES] Former Nigerian Head of State, Yakubu Gowon. (Photo by Kola SULAIMON / AFP) (Photo by KOLA SULAIMON/AFP via Getty Images)<br /> The New Nigeria Development Company Limited (NNDC) is...

Wed Jul 21st, 2021     Read More →

Herders kill two aid workers, six others in Benue

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Suspected herdsmen have killed no fewer than eight persons in Guma Local Council of Benue State. The Guardian gathered from the Local Council Chairman, Caleb Aba, that four persons were killed in...

Tue Jul 20th, 2021     Read More →

Wither the interim common services agency? - Part 2

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I do not know when last the Governors of Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Bayelsa, Imo, Ebonyi, Enugu, Abia, Cross River and Anambra states met to discuss on ESIALA. I do not know what happened to those...

Tue Jul 20th, 2021     Read More →

Eid-El-Kabir: IGP promises security as FRSC, NEMA mobilise men  

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Ahead of the Eid-el Kabir celebration, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has vowed to sustain efforts at improving public security and safety across the country. x The...

Mon Jul 19th, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA recovers 548,000 tramadol tablets, arrests drug kingpin

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has recovered 548,000 tramadol tablets branded as “Tarkadol” at Nkwelle, Oyi Local Government Area, Anambra State. Its Director, Media...

Sun Jul 18th, 2021     Read More →

Government set to take possession of returned artefacts

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Looted Benin Bronzes Amid His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, Ogidigan’s call for the Federal Government to temporarily take custody of the 1,130...

Sun Jul 18th, 2021     Read More →

A nation in search of lasting solution to perennial flooding

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 20, 2019 a public transport bus drives in a flooded Agege Motor Road, in the local Government Area of Mushin town, Lagos. – Severe climate...

Sun Jul 18th, 2021     Read More →

Ortom blasts FG over N6.25b for ranching in Katsina

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Ortom • Demands N100b For Benue Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has stated that it is hypocritical for the Federal Government to approve N6.25b for ranching in Katsina State. Ortom, who...

Sun Jul 18th, 2021     Read More →

Admiral Nyako… Footprints on marble

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Footprints On Marble is Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako’s biography. The Editor-in-Chief of the defunct Newswatch magazine, Dan Agbese, writes it. It chronicles the life and times of the naval...

Sun Jul 18th, 2021     Read More →