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Abba Kyari’s Death: Obasanjo Expresses Sadness, Comforts Buhari

Compensation Wahala: How Obasanjo Acquired His Farmland in Benue

Last weekend, a farm belonging to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, in Benue state was burnt by hoodlums suspected to be members of the farming community. Up until now, the real reason behind the dastardly act...

Jos Cold Bites Harder Amid COVID-19 Fears

The cold weather in Plateau state has become more intense, causing discomfort and fears among residents amid COVID-19 and other related illnesses, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Such cold weather has compelled residents...

How Herdsmen Attacks Have Increased Number of Orphans, Child Labourers In Benue

At an age when most children sleep beside their parents on a well cushioned bed, enjoying their comfort, 10 year old Chiahemba (not real names), has no parents. He has also lost the comfort...

Firewood Sellers Make Profit As Nigerians Abandon Costly Cooking Gas

The high cost of cooking gas has now compelled some residents in the South-South zone to begin using firewood and charcoal for cooking, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has revealed. Investigation...

International Day Of the Girl Child: CSOs Urge Govt To Prioritize Health, Security, Education...

...Says Benue IDP Girls Not Cheap Goods. As the World celebrates the 2021 International Day Of the Girl Child, members of the Civil Society, CSO, in Benue State have called on the Nigerian society to...

How Poor Toilet Facilities, Inadequate Water Supply Affect Women in Benue IDP Camp

It was already late in the morning but Awashima, as she shyly introduced herself, could not come out of her makeshift room. Not because she is lazy or doesn't have what to do. Awashima could...

Nigerian Women Shattering Glass Ceilings?

Many, with the trend of appointments, particularly in the private sector in Nigeria, see women as shattering glass ceilings in their numbers. The past two years have seen Mrs Toki Mabogunje and Hajiya Saratu Iya...

Chukuku: FCT Community Where Frying Of Akara Is Forbidden

Akara (Bean cake) is a popular street snack and staple food in Nigeria and some other African countries. Though its origin is said to be from the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria, it has found its way...

Benue IDPS: I Don’t Want To Die In Camp, Septuagenarian Cries Out, Says Inmates...

Pa Titus Aondona (not real names) 70, is a father of 14 children from two wives. On a daily basis, he sits in front of a shade at the Abagana Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)...

How Mockery Spurred Charity Ubia, an Akwa Ibom Girl to Aim for Excellence

She was a typical local girl in the university and her classmates made jest of everything about her including her tatty dressing and her fantasy of becoming an anchor for the broadcast giant, the...

Uko Akpan: The Eclipse Of An Iconic Bard

For the very proud people of old Abak Division in Akwa Ibom State the finality of death is a very painful reality. Otherwise, with the passage of Chief Uko Akpan, the iconic traditional musician...

Pilots Making In-flight Errors Say Pandemic Makes Them ‘Rusty’

A pilot preparing to pull a passenger jet away from an airport gate forgot to disengage the parking brake, damaging a part of a towing vehicle that was trying to pull the plane to...

Traditional Surrogacy: Who Owns The Child?

Surrogate motherhood refers to a situation whereby a third party female is commissioned to carry a pregnancy on behalf of another couple, delivers a baby and hands the child over to the commissioning parents...

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