2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

Even as President Muhammadu Buhari was yet to formally declare interest in the 2019 presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) governors on the party platform has pledged to endorse him for a fresh mandate. More »

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

A member of the House of Representatives during the Second Republic, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has revealed that the newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, is a first cousin to Babachir Lawal. More »

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos not to order the return of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from the United Kingdom to Nigeria. More »

 

Large PDP crowd receives Atiku in Yola

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who on Friday dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, has arrived Yola to a tumultous welcome by a mammoth crowd of People’s Democratic Party, PDP, supporters. Mr. Abubakar, who has not disclosed the party he

Adamawa killings: Police to deploy five mobile police units — IG

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, said on Saturday that the force would deploy five mobile police units to Adamawa to prevent future clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the state. Mr. Idris said this in Yola when he

Benue Open Grazing Prohibition Law: Nigerian Government Values Cows Than Human Lives – Benue Federal Lawmakers

By Yemi Itodo Federal lawmakers from Benue State, have accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government of placing a premium on Fulani cattle more than the lives of the citizens in Benue. This was even as the lawmakers also accused

Police Arraigns Fulani Herdsman Over Rape In Benue

By Richard Uleve, Radio Benue The Benue State Police Command has arraigned a Fulani herdsman named Umaru Easyam who claims to come from Tse-Ikyer Mbakyoondo village in Gwer-West Local Government Area, for the alleged rape of a pregnant housewife, name

Ancient Idoma, Paganism And The One True God

By Jack Okopi Did Ancient Idoma worship the Almighty God? “Owo” is the generic name of God among Ancient Idoma. He is invisible, omnipotent, omnipotent and omnipresent but represented by the owo tree. The eldest in the family is responsible

Miyetti Allah Are Purveyors Of Death And Destruction – Mdzough U Tiv, Idoma National Forum and Omi Ny’Igede

The three principal social-cultural organisations in Benue State,  Mdzough U Tiv, Idoma National Forum and Omi Ny’Igede, in a response to a press conference held by the Miyetti Kautal Hore (Miyetti Allah) on the 19th of November 2017, expressed the view

Engr Nat Apir: The Making Of A Godfather

By Nathaniel Ikyur Two great politicians in Nigeria were known to exhibit some unique but workable initiatives that gave them head up in their political domain. One is late Alhaji Lamidi Adedibu, the fiery Ibadan politician who was renowned for his

BREAKING: Atiku Resigns From APC

  Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has announced his resignation from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The Waziri Adamawa announced his resignation in a statement released on Friday by Atiku media office as published below: Statement of resignation of

Ex-PDP Chairman’s Son: Court Remands Wife In Prison For Culpable Homicide

Bilyamin Bello was stabbed to death by his wife, Sanda suspects plead not guilty By Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The police on Friday arraigned Maryam Sanda before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Jabi, Abuja on charges of

Benue’s Achieved Only 28% Of 2017 Budget Due To Lack Of Funds — Commissioner

By Peter Duru MAKURDI—The Benue State Commissioner for Finance, Mr David Olofu, yesterday, revealed that the state government had achieved 28 percent of the 2017 fiscal estimate of N183 billion, lamenting that paucity of funds was frustrating the efforts of

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