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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 →

HURIWA accuses DSS of ethnic profiling over bomb alert

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The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has accused the Department of State Services (DSS) of ethnic profiling by issuing sensational, ethnic-biased and provocative public...

Fri Apr 30th, 2021     Read More →

Akpabio links Nigeria’s insecurity to Gaddafi’s fall

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Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio PHOTO:Twitter Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has linked the fall of the late Colonel Muammar Gaddafi regime in Libya...

Fri Apr 30th, 2021     Read More →

ECWA leaders urge Buhari to end kidnapping or resign

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Leaders of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office if he cannot end kidnapping, as a student of Greenfield University killed by...

Thu Apr 29th, 2021     Read More →

FEC debates worsening poverty, okays policy to mitigate menace

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PHOTO: NGRPresident/TWITTER Sanctions N2.1b for Nigerian Content House, minister decries attacks on IDPs The Federal Executive Council (FEC), yesterday, approved a National Poverty Reduction With...

Thu Apr 29th, 2021     Read More →

During war time, fathers bury their sons

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We are counting the bodies from Greenfield University, near Kaduna. First, they brought three bodies. Then they brought two. And they say they are bringing more and to show a grieving nation the...

Thu Apr 29th, 2021     Read More →

Police neutralise 3 bandits, recover 2 AK47 riffles in Benue

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The Police in Benue said they neutralised three bandits and recovered dangerous weapons in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of the state. The recovered weapons included two AK47 riffles, 29...

Wed Apr 28th, 2021     Read More →

FRSC nabs suspected human trafficker, rescues five girls in Anambra

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra on Tuesday evening arrested a suspected human trafficker and rescued five suspected victims x The corps’s Head of Operations in the state, Mr...

Wed Apr 28th, 2021     Read More →