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Dogara commissions two constituency roads in Anambra

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…Lawmakers to better with experience By Adekunle Aliyu Constituencies which return their representatives to the National Assembly stands to benefit more than those who elect new ones in...

Sat Feb 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Ortom expresses worry over destruction of campaign materials

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has decried the destruction of his campaign materials in Gbajimba and Daudu in Guma, Wannune in Tarka and Lessel in Ushongo Local Government Areas of the...

Sat Feb 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Keynote address by Buhari on the flag-off of the presidential spud-in of Kolmani-II well

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PROTOCOLS: I am delighted to be here this morning at this important event of the spud-in of the Kolmani River-II well in the Gongola basin of the Benue trough. President Buhari Flags Off The...

Sat Feb 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Buhari directs NNPC to extend exploration to six basins in the country

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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to extend its exploration to six basins in the country. President Buhari Flags Off The Spud-In of Kolmani...

Sat Feb 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Photos: Buhari flags off oil exploration in Bauchi

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President Buhari Flags Off The Spud-In of Kolmani River II Well Drilling in Bauchi State on 2nd Feb 2019 Barambu (Bauchi) – President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National...

Sat Feb 2nd, 2019     Read More →

My covenant with Nigerians — Atiku

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By Dirisu Yakubu Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has in the past few weeks spoken of his desire to reposition the Nigerian economy for good if...

Sat Feb 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa communities declare support for Ortom, PDP

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi The Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa communities in Benue state have thrown their weight behind the reelection bid of Governor Samuel Ortom. Gov Samuel Ortom The ethnic groups who...

Sat Feb 2nd, 2019     Read More →

CBN’s PMI report: Nigeria’s economic expansion dips in January

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By Babajide Komolafe LAGOS — The Central bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday released its Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) report for January which indicated slowdown in economic expansion during...

Fri Feb 1st, 2019     Read More →

Appraising Nigerian Army’s strategy towards lasting peace in Taraba

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By John Hosea There has been quite an upheaval on the operations of the Nigerian Army in Taraba state in recent times. So much so that it portrayed the Nigeria army as having ulterior motives in...

Thu Jan 31st, 2019     Read More →

Election violence: Give particular attention to Kaduna, Rivers, others — CSOs

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief Less than three weeks to the general election, Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, have charged the police and other security agencies to give particular attention...

Thu Jan 31st, 2019     Read More →

Surrender illegal weapons now, military tells armed groups in Benue

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—The Nigerian military, through the joint military spike operation in Benue State, code named Operation Whirl Stroke, OPWS, has directed armed youths or groups in the...

Thu Jan 31st, 2019     Read More →

Onnoghen’s CCT trial must go on — Appeal Court

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By Ben Agande, Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Peter Duru, Egufe Yafugborhi, & Davies Iheamnachor ABUJA — THE Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, yesterday, cleared the coast for the Federal...

Thu Jan 31st, 2019     Read More →

Time to take our destiny in our hands—Ortom

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has appealed to the people of the state to take their destiny in their own hands by voting against alleged impunity and oppression...

Wed Jan 30th, 2019     Read More →

UNHCR laments displacement of 320,000 persons in N’East in four months

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—THE United Nations High Commission for Refugees UNHCR has lamented the upsurge in the number of displaced persons in Borno State as well as the flight of thousands of...

Tue Jan 29th, 2019     Read More →

UN charges INEC on free, fair, credible elections

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—United Nations, UN, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to ensure the forthcoming elections are free, fair and credible. Elections INEC...

Mon Jan 28th, 2019     Read More →