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Average price of kerosene increases slightly in March — NBS

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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 N361.29 in March from N355.8 in February. x The bureau said...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Northern governments flay killing of soldiers in Benue

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The Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) has said the killing of Nigerian soldiers must not be allowed to continue, describing the recent killing of 12 soldiers in Konshisha Local...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Southwest PDP closes ranks, vows to defeat APC

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Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde (right) and former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose during the 2021 Peoples Democratic Party South West Congress in Osogbo…yesterday. PHOTO: NAJEEM...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Ortom apologises over killing of soldiers in Benue

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has apologised to President Muhammadu Buhari over the Easter Monday killing of 12 military personnel in Bonta Village, Konshisha Local Council of the state by...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Security: Tilting at windmills

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There is no serious opinion leader in Nigeria who has not sunk his teeth into the paralyzing issue of insecurity in Nigeria. There is no leader of significance, past or present, who has not shown...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Attack on Ebonyi community not by Fulani herders - Deputy Governor

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The Ebonyi government has said that the attack on the people of Umuogudu Akpu-Ngbo Community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the State, in the early hours of Monday, was not carried out by...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Tears as Nigeria Army bury soldiers killed in Benue

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Nigerian Army on Monday buried the remains of Captain Adeolu Adedayo and 11 other soldiers killed by bandits in Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State. x The Army on Friday confirmed the...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →

Athletes, officials hail organisation of inaugural Ijesha Grand Marathon

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Athletes and officials who participated in the first Ijesha Grand Marathon have hailed the organisation of the event. Endorsed by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, the race attracted the best...

Sun Apr 11th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria is on brink of a failed state, PDP Governors Warn

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[FILES] Buhari. Photo: TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVGovernors elected under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have warned that if the alarming drift of Nigeria under the watch of the All Progressives...

Sat Apr 10th, 2021     Read More →

DHQ refutes allegations of killing, arson in Benue

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The Defence Headquarters, yesterday, said apart from the initial 10 bandits, no other civilian casualties were recorded in any part of Konshisha, Benue State, to date. x Acting Director Defence,...

Sat Apr 10th, 2021     Read More →

Army confirms killing of 11 personnel in Benue

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The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of one officer and 10 soldiers who are on stabilisation operation in Benue State by yet to be identified criminals. The Director, Army Public Relations,...

Fri Apr 9th, 2021     Read More →

Wike, Tambuwal, Sule commission roads in Benue, laud Ortom

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As Governors Nyeson Wike (Rivers), Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), and Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa) took turns to commission township roads executed in Gboko Local Council of Benue State, they lauded...

Fri Apr 9th, 2021     Read More →

NCDC monitoring situation in 8 states for suspected cholera cases- D-G

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The national multi-agency cholera Technical Working Group (TWG) at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is monitoring the situation in eight states, where there are reports of suspected...

Tue Apr 6th, 2021     Read More →

Ortom’s attack: Senator Moro wants police to step up investigation

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OrtomSenator Abba Moro, the Vice Chairman Senate Committee on Army, has pleaded with the Nigeria Police to step up investigation on the attack of Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue. Moro (PDP-Benue) made...

Mon Apr 5th, 2021     Read More →

Ortom optimistic Nigeria ‘ll overcome security, economic challenges

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[FILES] IG Mohammed Adamu after a meeting in Abuja with Ortom. Photo: TWITTER/GOVSAMULEORTOMGov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has expressed optimism that Nigeria will overcome its current security and...

Sat Apr 3rd, 2021     Read More →