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Death toll rises to 9 in attacks on Benue communities

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Makurdi – The Police Command in Benue on Sunday said the death toll from Saturday’s gunmen attack on mourners in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of the state has risen to nine. The...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Monarch, scores of mourners killed by gunmen in Benue

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi A traditional ruler, Chief Tersoo Mbagir, and 30 others, including mourners, were feared dead in a bloody weekend attack on Tongov village close to Amaafu town and Mbasar...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial portfolios: Round pegs in round holes or…

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Acting Political Editor AS President Muhammadu Buhari swears in the 43 ministers-designate on Wednesday, all eyes are on him to see the portfolios he will assign the seven...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Digging up wealth in the South, burying them in the North

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By Dele Sobowale “The wretched nurseries of unceasing discord and the miserable objects of universal pity or contempt….” – Alexander Hamilton, 1757-1804. That was how...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Gunmen attack mourners in Benue, kill 4 — Police

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The Benue Police Command has confirmed the killing of four persons by gunmen in the early hours of Saturday at a burial in Tongov district of Katsina-Ala Local Government Area. The commissioner...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Council of Imams berates CAN Chairman over alleged politicization of security issues in Kaduna

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Kaduna State Council of Imams and Ulama, on Saturday, reacted to recent comments by the state Chairman of CAN, Rev. Joseph Hayab on the security challenges in the state. The Council’s...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Spare no Bandit – Buhari orders Army

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By Nwafor Sunday President Muhammadu Buhari has on Friday ordered the Nigerian army to identify all the bandits disturbing the peace of the country and eliminate them. President Buhari interacts...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Take up sports as career, Buhari urges Youths

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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged more young men and women in Nigeria to pursue sporting careers, which can bring rewarding incomes, promote healthy local and global relationships, and ensure...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Governor who can’t secure his people has no business in govt — Former Minister, Chief Isola

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…Says there’s a lot of injustice in Nig breeding criminality …Laments poverty, unemployment in the country By Daud Olatunji Chief Sarafa Tunji Isola, was a former Minister of...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

2020 budget to be passed before December – Senate President

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President Muhammadu Buhari; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan; Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe and Deputy Senate Leader, Senator Ajayi Borrofice, during the Sallah homage to...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

President Buhari urges Youths to take up sports as career

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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged more young men and women in Nigeria to pursue sporting careers, which can bring rewarding incomes, promote healthy local and global relationships, and ensure...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Good Governance: Buhari charges Lawmakers to be fair, honest

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Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday charged lawmakers to consistently maintain the path of honesty and fairness at all times as leadership entails earning the trust of the people...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Lagos APC to Nigerians: Expect the best from Buhari’s ministers

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Lagos – Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday urged Nigerians to have faith in those that would be inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari as ministers to move...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari mourns Dan Madami Daura

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Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Daura, Katsina State, joined thousands of people in mourning Alhaji Abdulrahman Danmalam, who was the Dan Madami and a District Head in the...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

How to reduce travelling abroad for medical treatment —Buhari

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari said, yesterday, that turning around the health sector in the country can reduce dependence on foreign countries for medical...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →