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CJN Muhammad wants better welfare for judicial officers

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Tanko Muhammad has urged the Legislative and the Executive arms of government to fully provide the Judiciary arm with what was due, to enable it discharge its...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

DPR seals 5 petrol stations in Enugu

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By Anayo Okoli Enugu Field Office of the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, said it had sealed five petrol stations in the state for cheating customers by adjusting their pumps to...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

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 →

Updated: If you can’t secure a country, you can’t manage it – Buhari

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—Says security still tops his agenda By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—-PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said that any person or administration that cannot secure a country or an...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Ortom presents 15 commissioner nominees to Benue Assembly

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has submitted names of 15 commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for confirmation. File: Governor Ortom The Speaker, Mr Titus Uba, disclosed this while...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gunpowder- Apostle Suleiman

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…..OBJ spoke the minds of Nigerians in his letter By Peter Duru Makurdi – General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, Tuesday, cautioned that...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Benue tribal leaders give FG 14-day ultimatum to cancel Ruga project

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Benue State tribal leaders, yesterday, issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to cancel the proposed construction of Ruga settlement for herdsmen or the...

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 →

Akwa Ibom: PDP, APC in fresh feud over Tribunal matters

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By Chioma Onuegbu The Akwa Ibom State chapters of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and All Progressives Congress, APC, are in a fresh disagreement over the proceedings at the ongoing...

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 →

Witness accuses PDP of allocating votes to itself in Benue

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Mr Joseph Jinawa, a witness in the election petition challenging the victory of Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue, has told the Election Tribunal that the PDP allocated votes to itself at 006 polling...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →