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The only way to tackle insecurity

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Sir: Nigeria is currently bleeding, according to the Minister of Defence, Major-Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd). One cannot agree any less. The state governors are wailing, with some relocating to...

Thu May 6th, 2021     Read More →

In defence of Buhari’s change agenda

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[FILES] Buhari. Photo: TWITTER/NIGERIAGOV Predictably, every election year, politicians irrespective of party affiliation claim to be guided by the belief that power belongs to the people and get...

Wed May 5th, 2021     Read More →

State governments face historic liquidity crises

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State governments are in dire strait as make-up funding sources dry up amid tumbling earnings, crippling their ability to repay existing loans and meet essential obligations. While state...

Tue May 4th, 2021     Read More →

How contentious zoning arrangement is shaping Plateau politics ahead 2023

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When the All Progressives Congress (APC) was formed, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not only in control of the central government, but also in charge of Plateau State. APC went on the...

Tue May 4th, 2021     Read More →

INEC begins CVR training for staff in 18 states

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, commenced Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) training for 36 members of staff from 18 states of the country in Benin City, Edo...

Tue May 4th, 2021     Read More →

Insecurity: PDP advises FG to create National Boarder Protection Force

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the creation of National Boarder Protection Force to secure Nigeria’s borders. The PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus gave the advice at a...

Mon May 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Group queries Presidency over ‘cooperation’ charge on Ortom to end killings

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[files] Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom. Photo: TWITTER/GOVSAMUELORTOM TIV Youth Organisation (TYO) has asked the Presidency to explain its call on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to...

Mon May 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Buhari, Lawan recommit to free press as Ortom gets backlash

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Ortom President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration’s commitment to free press, urging the professionals to wield freedom responsibly and without licentiousness. Speaking...

Mon May 3rd, 2021     Read More →

‘Attacks on Benue farmers meant to destroy state’s agro-economy’

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The President, Benue Chambers of Commerce, Mines and Industry (BECCIMA), Dr Paul Ubwa, has condemned the continuous attacks by herdsmen on Benue farmers, describing them as premeditated to...

Mon May 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Buhari parts ways with influential cleric over presidential contract

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[FILES] Reverend father Mbaka and Muhammadu BuhariPresident Muhammadu Buhari has parted ways with an influential Catholic cleric, who previously described Buhari as “messiah’’...

Sun May 2nd, 2021     Read More →

NiMet predicts 3 days sunshine, thunderstorms

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms from Sunday to Tuesday across the country. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Saturday in Abuja predicted...

Sun May 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Nasarawa: IDPs desert camps over absence of security operatives

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Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Agbashi, Kadarko and Agyaragu primary schools have fled their camps due to absence of security operatives and fear of attack by marauding herdsmen. The IDPs,...

Sun May 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Ortom holds no personal grudge against Buhari —Aide

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The Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Mr. Terver Akase, has stated that his boss, Governor Samuel Ortom, has no personal grudge against President Mohammadu Buhari, but was only...

Sun May 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Labour Day: Ortom assures workers of welfare notwithstanding paucity of funds

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[FILES] Ortom. Photo: Twitter/ Benuestategovt Gov. Samuel Ortom has assured Benue State workers of steady welfare in spite of continuous dwindling resources in the country and other challenges...

Sat May 1st, 2021     Read More →

Benue Killings: Presidency frowns at Ortom’s unfounded accusations against President Buhari

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The Presidency has expressed disappointment and sadness over accusations being levelled against President Muhammadu Buhari by Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue following recent killings of soldiers and...

Fri Apr 30th, 2021     Read More →