Tag: benue

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tosin adesinaAugust 12, 2018

EFCC has finally lost its credibility with its attempts to freeze state accounts

From its Buhari 2019 badge wearing chairman, to its infamous tweet on Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose and the recent ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 28, 2018

The Late 5: Don’t campaign for my re-election – Buhari, Ortom would have made us lose 2019 election – Oshiomhole I More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has on Saturday urged his supporters across the country to ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 25, 2018

BREAKING: In an unsurprising move, Governor Ortom defects from APC

The Governor of Benue, Samuel Ortom has announced his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People’s ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 10, 2018

The Big 5: Customs intercepts truck load of ammunition, Alleged killer of Ex-Deputy Governor’s daughter arrested and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Officers of the Nigeria Customs, Minna Area Command have intercepted an ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 6, 2018

The Big 5: Oshiomhole dismisses R-APC, Embattled Pinnick appointed CAF Vice President and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today:   The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 2, 2018

The Big 5: French President to be hosted at Fela’s Afrika shrine, Buhari calls for easy repatriation of looted assets and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: French President, Emmanuel Macron will on Tuesday visit the New Afrika ...

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Edwin OkoloJune 29, 2018

#YNaijaSays: How difficult can it be for the presidency to take decisive action that solves our institutional problems

June has been an especially disheartening month for Nigerians. Tragedy after tragedy has fallen on innocent Nigerians simply looking to ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 20, 2018

The Big 5: FG says Abacha’s $322 million loot to be disbursed to poorest Nigerians, finalises plans to set up 94 ranches in 10 states and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Federal Government is concluding plans to disburse $322 million fund ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 15, 2018

The Big 5: Shekau’s Mother says she’s yet to see him after 15 years, Mimiko rejoins Labour party and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Falmata Abubakar, mother of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, says she is ...

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Edwin OkoloJune 1, 2018

Benue state banning same sex marriage is the biggest joke of 2018

Benue state has been in the news since January 1st 2018, for all the wrong reasons. A series of violent ...

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tosin adesinaApril 26, 2018

Benue, Nassarawa and a fumbling Presidency

This is not the time for a national census but if we are to count in figures, over 100 Nigerians ...

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AzeezMarch 9, 2018

The Late 5: ‘Ekweremadu to be charged before the Code of Conduct Tribunal’, Benue cancels mass burial, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Benue State Government has cancelled the mass burial of ...

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AzeezFebruary 7, 2018

The Late 5: FG says NHIS boss won’t escape investigation, Army to begin military operation in Benue, and other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation in Nigeria today. The Federal Government has said the reinstatement of ...

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AzeezFebruary 1, 2018

The Big 5: Suicide bomber attacks IDP camp, Senate summons IGP over Benue killings, and other top stories

These are the top five stories from Nigeria that you should be monitoring. About five people have been killed after ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 24, 2018

[The Activism Blog] HURIWA thinks Buhari is handling the herdsmen attack as a family matter

Prominent civil rights group and Non Governmental Organisation, the Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has advised President Buhari to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 17, 2018

The late 5: Suspected herdsmen kill six in fresh Benue attack, UK appoints Minister for Loneliness and other top stories

These are the top stories from Nigeria that drove conversation today. The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) on Wednesday threatened to ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 17, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] What exactly does David Mark do nowadays to afford a 3000-seater church?

Former Senate President and one of the most ineffective senators of the eight Senate, Senator David Mark recently donated a ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 17, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Despite the poor state of education, health and insecurity in Benue, David Mark chose to build a church

Former Senate President and one of Nigeria’s longest serving senators, David Mark recently donated a 3000-seater church to his community’s ...

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Alexander OnukwueJanuary 12, 2018

Buhari, Benue will judge you

Seventy-three Nigerians were buried in Benue on the 11th of January 2018 – a day some in the state will ...

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AzeezJanuary 12, 2018

The Big 5: Dangote is still Africa’s richest man, Falana’s ultimatum to DSS, and other top stories

These are the top five stories from Nigeria, you should be monitoring. For the seventh year in a row, Forbes ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 8, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] President Buhari is still playing the blame game in 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari remains at the centre of discussion at different fora in the country. The only problem is, instead ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 5, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Ortom knows what to do, but it is election season & he has to play the game

The Benue state executive Governor and the state mourner-in-chief Samuel Ortom is the most unlucky Governor among the class 2015 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 10, 2017

Benue Police intercept 1,427 live ammunition

The Nigerian Police, Benue Command, said they intercepted 1,427 cartridges of 5.56mm live ammunition along the Makurdi-Lafia road. The Police ...

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AzeezNovember 2, 2017

EFCC detains former Benue governor, Suswam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday detained a former Governor of Benue, Gabriel Suswam. Suswam was detained over ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 27, 2017

“We are not going to succumb to any threat” | Gov Ortom raises alarm over planned attacks by Miyetti Allah

The Governor of Benue, Samuel Ortom has raised alarm over an alleged plan by Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore to launch ...

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EditorOctober 10, 2017

[The Activism Blog] NGO to distribute sanitary pads to 330,000 girls in six states

In commemoration of the Annual International Day of girl-child, an NGO, Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) done in collaboration with the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 9, 2017

“We have failed the workers” – Gov Ortom

The governor of Benue, Samuel Ortom Monday, admitted that his government had failed in its responsibility of paying workers salaries. “A ...

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RoqeebahOctober 5, 2017

Water in a Basket III: Sewese’s fish business is sinking

Sewese, 37, is a civil servant at the Ministry of Information with a fish farming business on the side. Having ...

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RoqeebahOctober 5, 2017

Water in a Basket II: Susan is too distressed to be stressed

Since the floods, Susan, 31, and her mother-in-law, 55, have lived in the IDP camp at the Ultramodern International market. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2017

NLC, TUC in Benue to embark on indefinite strike

The Benue State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has declared an indefinite ...

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