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Buhari arrives Makurdi Over Farmers/Herdsmen Clash

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally arrived Makurdi, the Benue State capital for his official visit to the State. This is the first time the President would visit the nation’s acclaimed food basket since assuming power in 2015. The presidential jet touched down at the Makurdi Air Force base at about 11:00am. The president was accompanied by some ministers, aides and …

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Pandemonium As Governor’s Aide shoot At Angry Youth

A video alleged to be that of security operatives in the convoy of Governor of Niger state, Sani Bello, opening fire at some residents of Bida town has emerged online.The video, which has since gone viral, showed a group of youths chanting ‘one term’ as the governor and his convoy drove through Bidda, a town about 50 kilometers away from …

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Nigerian Doctors Are Irresponsible – El-Rufai

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has described Nigerian doctors as irresponsible. The governor also took a swipe at the National Assembly, saying that the lawmakers are only interested in nonsensical actions. Governor El-Rufai spoke yesterday in Abuja at a ‘Governance Matters’ roundtable organised by Development Alternative Incorporation, DAI. El-Rufai said that it is only in Nigeria that …

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Benue Govt Cancels Mass Burial Ahead Of Buhari’s Visit

Benue State Government has cancelled the planned mass burial for victims of Fulani herdsmen attack in Okpokwu. The state governor, Samuel Ortom, had announced the mass burial for the victims of Fulani herdsmen attack during his visit to Omusu Edimoga in Okpokwu local government area of the state. Twenty four persons were said to have been killed during the attack …

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Ben Bruce Slams Buhari Over Comment To Help Ghana Fight Corruption, Says Charity Begins At Home

Ben Murray-Bruce, senator representing Bayelsa east constituency, says President Muhammadu Buhari made himself a laughing stock by promising to fight corruption in another nation, while the social vice is increasing in Nigeria. Buhari, who was in Ghana on Tuesday to mark the country’s 61st independence anniversary, was quoted to have said he would help the west-African country fight corruption. ‘‘Your …

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Knocks For Ortom Over Comment That Buhari Owns Nigeria

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom through his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase said that president Muhammad Buhari is the father of the nation and he can visit any state of the federation anytime he wishes. When asked if the government is happy with the visit and their expectations, Terver said, “I don’t have anything to say beyond that. “The president …

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PDP blames  Buhari for Killing of United Nations workers in Borno

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the murder of several persons, including international aid workers, by insurgents in Rann, Borno state on Thursday but charged the United Nations (UN) and the International Community should hold the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government directly accountable for their death.

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