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VAT: Ortom Promises To Obey Court’s Decision No Matter Its Leaning

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has said he will embrace the constitutional provisions concerning the Value Added Tax (VAT) whether they affect his State positively or negatively. Ortom made this known in an interview with...

Pro-Chancellor Says Violence Against Women, Rooted In Discriminatory Cultural Beliefs

Prof. Ekanem Braide, Pro Chancellor of Arthur Jarvis University in Cross River on Friday asserted that violence against women was deeply rooted in discriminatory cultural beliefs. Braide made the assertion in an address at a...
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UN Condemns Schools’ Attacks, Wants Adequate Protection For Nigerian Children

The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has condemned the incessant attacks on schools and kidnappings that had affected hundreds of children in the country. This was part of his message commemorating the...

Concerned Benue Mothers, Youths Protest Akume’s Attacks On Gov. Ortom

Benue Women under the aegis of Concerned Benue Mothers have protested what they described as "offensive and odious" press conference by the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume. The mothers who...

80-Year-Old Man Sets Self Ablaze In Imo

There was confusion in Ezinihitte Mbaise Council Area of Imo state when Mr. Louis Onwumere, an 80-year-old grand-father, poured petrol on his family house before allegedly striking a match and burning himself to death. Daily...

Angya Calls For Unity Of Purpose Among Benue Political Leaders in Crises Period

The governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Paul Angya, has called for unity of purpose among political leadership in Benue State. Dr. Angya who was reacting to the recent...
Police, IPOB clash: 3 dead, others wounded

Group Berates IPOB Over Continue Sit-at-Home Despite Cancellation In Imo

The Coalition of South-East Youth Leaders (COSEYL), has berated the proscribed Indigenious People of Biafra (IPOB) over its continued sit-at-home order in Imo. COSEYL, a socio-political pressure group, is the umbrella body of youth organisations...
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Police Arrest 8 Suspects Over Kidnap, Murder Of Ex-governor’s Father

The Police on Wednesday said they have arrested eight suspects over the kidnap and murder of 93-year-old Mr. Defwan Dariye, father of former Governor of Plateau, Mr. Joshua Dariye. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO),...

Teenage Girl Killed, Dismembered In Delta, Police Probe Death

The body of a yet-to-be-identified female teenager has been found dismembered in Unuebu Aragba, Obiaruku community, in the Ukwuani Local Government Area of Delta State. A community leader in the area, Dr Peter Esegbue, said...
ICPC Arrests 59 Staff Of A Federal Ministry

N35m Constituency Project: ICPC Orders Contractor Back To Site

The Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has ordered the contractor handling N35 million Reconstruction and Completion of Civic Centre at Akure North/South Federal Constituency to return to site. Mr. David Oluwole,...
Police Arrest Man For Allegedly Defiling 13-Yr-Old Niece In Abia

Police Nab Man For Murder Of His Wife

Police in Jigawa have arrested a 35-year-old man, Abdulmumini Abdullahi, for allegedly stabbing his 25-year-old wife to death in Babura Local Government Area of the state. Police spokesman, ASP Lawan Shiisu, confirmed the arrest in...

Director Reportedly Commits Suicide Over EFCC Invitation

An Assistant Director at the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Mr. Christopher Orji, has reportedly taken his own life after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) invited him. His lifeless body was reportedly seen...
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Officer Shot Dead Inside Kano Police Station

A Police officer identified as Sergeant Basharu Alhassan has been shot dead at Warawa Divisional Police Headquarters in Kano. Yakubu was said to have been killed by one Inspector Ya’u Yakubu, his colleague at the...

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