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  • Al-Makura orders evacuation of encroached grazing reserves in Nasarawa

    Linus Oota,  Lafia Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has ordered the immediate evacuation of all the gazetted grazing reserves that were dedicated for herdsmen but occupied by farmers. Governor Al-Makura gave the order, on Monday, while addressing journalists shortly after receiving, in audience, the Presidential Sub-Committee on Herdsmen and Farmers Conflict, led by…

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  • Akinrinade, Dickson, Yerima canvass support for restructuring

    Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The drums of restructuring reverberated at the Diepreye Alamiyeiseigha Memorial Banquet Hall, in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, on Monday, where diverse voices from across the country backed the calls for the restructuring of the country. Chief among them included  former Chief of Army and Defence Staff, Gen. Ipoola Alani Akinrinade, Governor Henry Seriake…

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  • Stay off community leadership politics – CDHR cautions Delta govt.

    Ben Dunno, Warri The Delta State chapter of the Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has warned against undue interference by the state government and its agents in the internal politics of communities across the state in order to avert creating bad blood among kinsmen that could lead to anarchy. Specifically, the body frowned…

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  • Bauchi gov. sacks College Provost over bribery, fake results allegation

    Paul Orude, Bauchi Following allegations of fake results allegedly issued to undeserved candidates and collection of bribes, Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State, has sacked the council and management of the College of Agriculture, Bauchi. The removal was contained in a press release signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Muhammad Nadada Umar,…

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  • FEEDING Kebbi

    Kebbi gov. reabsorbs Commissioner, redeploys others

    Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin-Kebbi Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has reabsorbed Barr. Rakiya Tanko Ayuba back into the State Executive Council as a commissioner. Ayuba had allegedly resigned her appointment, last year, as the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of the state. Upon her reabsorption, however, Governor Bagudu, redeployed her to the Ministry…

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  • Int’l Condoms Day: AHF distributes 100,000 condoms in Makurdi

    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has distributed 100,000 pieces of condoms in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, as part of activities to mark this year’s International Condoms Day (ICD). Speaking to newsmen after a road walk, in Makurdi, on Tuesday, ART Clinician and Site Coordinator of AHF Nigeria, Dr. Shuaibu Joseph, disclosed…

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  • Yoruba groups call on Oyo Govt. to stop killings by herdsmen

    Taiwo Oluwadare, Ibadan A coalition of Yoruba groups has called on the Oyo State Government to call to order the alleged criminal Fulani herdsmen and their incessant killings carried in the state. The Gani Adams and Dr. Frederick Faseun factions of the Oodua people’s Congress (OPC), the Agbekoya Peace Moment (APM) and Alajobi (FYCC), stated this at…

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  • INEC approves 10 additional voter registration centres in Enugu

    NAN The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved 10 additional registration centres in Enugu State for the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR). The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Mr Emeka Ononammadu, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Tuesday. Ononammadu said that the new…

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  • 2 dead in Bayelsa cult clash

    Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa A clash between two deadly cult groups in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, has claimed the lives of two people. The state’s Police Command had identified cultism as one of the crimes that has attracted young Bayelsans and has expressed worry over the rate people are recruited into cultism. According to investigations,…

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  • Bauchi auto crash kills 28 secondary school students, teachers

    Paul Orude, Bauchi No fewer than 28 people including 25 students, three teachers of Government Comprehensive Day Secondary School (GCDSS), Misau, Bauchi State, and a driver, have been crushed to death by a trailer on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Daily Sun reports that the students and their teachers were travelling to Gidan Dan Hausa in Kano…

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