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How I plan to rescue, rebuild Nigeria —Atiku

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BASED on his promise to hit the ground running on September 28, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 general election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday...

Thu Sep 29th, 2022     Read More →

23 died, 74 injured as flood ravages parts of Benue

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No fewer than 23 people were reportedly killed while 74 others were injured as flood-ravaged some parts of Benue State. The Executive Secretary of the State Emergency and Maintenance Agency,...

Tue Sep 27th, 2022     Read More →

Atiku to visit Enugu today

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is set to visit Enugu today. This is seen as a move to rein in the support of Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as the...

Tue Sep 27th, 2022     Read More →

States to watch as campaign for 2023 elections begins

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NO fewer than 19 states are marked as possible major battlefields, as candidates flag off their campaigns on September 28 for the 2023 general election in the country. A breakdown of the figure...

Mon Sep 26th, 2022     Read More →

Six dead, eight missing as boat capsizes on Benue river

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Six dead bodies were recovered from the boat that capsized in the river around Fada village in the Guma local government area of Benue State. The boat which had 40 passengers on board was said to...

Thu Sep 22nd, 2022     Read More →

Three abducted, houses burnt in Benue communal clash

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Several houses were burnt and three people were kidnapped following a communal clash between indigenes and settlers at Tyo Mu a suburb of Makurdi, the state capital. Consequently, youths were...

Thu Sep 22nd, 2022     Read More →

15 killed, several injured as suspected herders invade Benue communities

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No fewer than 15 people have been killed by suspected herdsmen early hours of today. The herders were reported to have invaded two communities; Mchia village in Mbagber council ward and Mou...

Thu Sep 22nd, 2022     Read More →

Herders destroy schools, markets, other infrastructure in Benue

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Benue State Government on Wednesday raised the alarm that the incessant herdsmen attacks have destroyed infrastructure in the state. Addressing newsmen during the monthly distribution of relief...

Wed Sep 14th, 2022     Read More →

Three missing as boat capsizes in Taraba

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No fewer than three people have been confirmed missing while others were rescued when a boat capsized in River Benue, across the Ibi local government area of Taraba State. Hon. Bala Bako, the...

Tue Sep 13th, 2022     Read More →

8 days to INEC’s final list: APC, PDP, LP in a fix over candidates

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EIGHT days to the release of the final list of candidates for the 2023 general election, the fate of a number candidates is still hanging in the balance due to lingering post-primary crises. The...

Mon Sep 12th, 2022     Read More →

What is the number of Nigeria’s out-of-school children?

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There are conflicting figures on the number of school age children who are out of school in Nigeria. According to the Head of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) office in Kano, Rahama...

Sun Sep 11th, 2022     Read More →

Again, suspected herders kill four, burn houses in Benue

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Four people were reportedly killed and houses burnt down by suspected herders who attacked several villages in the Guma local government area of Benue State. The attack, according to natives...

Sat Sep 10th, 2022     Read More →

Again, suspected herders kill three in Benue

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Barely two days after the killing of six people in Guma local government area of Benue State, another three people have been murdered by suspected herders. This time, the suspected herders...

Sun Sep 4th, 2022     Read More →

Makinde, others absent as Atiku meets PDP guber candidates

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State led the absentees as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, met with the party’s gubernatorial candidates in...

Sat Sep 3rd, 2022     Read More →

Presidential candidates scheme to control North

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The 2023 presidential campaign is scheduled to kick off on September 28. In this piece, Northern Bureau Chief, MUHAMMAD SABIU looks at the strengths and weaknesses of five presidential...

Wed Aug 31st, 2022     Read More →