Benue approves partial reopening of schools

From: Uche Nnorom, Makurdi Benue State Executive Council yesterday approved partial re-opening of schools in compliance with recommendations of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. The State Executive Council also approved a Public Private Partnership, (PPP) arrangement for the management of the Makurdi Modern Market. Briefing newsmen after the More...

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Police arraigns herder for open grazing in Benue

From: Uche Nnorom, Makurdi The Nigerian Police Force, Benue State Command yesterday arraigned a herdsman, Sule Umar, for violating the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law of Benue State, 2017. The More...

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Group wants ICPC, EFCC to investigate former Bauchi Governor, Abubakar over 5bn bailout funds

From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi Bauchi State Coalition against Financial Crimes and Injustice BACAFCI has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices (ICPC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to investigate More...

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Protesters sack FMC Lokoja

From Ahmad Ibrahim, Lokoja Protesters numbering about hundreds, stormed the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja yesterday morning, destroying the administrative block of the health institution. People’s Daily reliably More...

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EFCC recovers N1.5bn, $10,386, £730,500 in Abuja

From Uche Uche, Damaturu Citizens in Yobe state have been advised to adhere to all preventive measures as the state continues to record increasing number of cases of the deadly disease. The chairman of the state More...

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Covid-19: Ortom undergoes second test, as cases scale up in Benue

From: Uche Nnorom, Makurdi The number of new coronavirus victims in Benue State has continued to increase with the cases hitting 65. Secretary Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19 and Commissioner for Health More...

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Bauchi Gov suspends council chair, sets up committee to investigate Misau land dispute

    From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi   Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi state has suspended the Misau Local Government Chairman and sets up a thirteen man panel to identify the cause of a communal More...

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Niger Govt partners FHF to provide 1,200 housing worth N1.8 billion

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna To meet up with housing deficit amongst its citizens, Niger State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Family Home Funds (FHF) Limited to provide 1200 units More...

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Fear grips Covid-19 patients in Delta over planed strike by health workers

From: Nosa Akenzua, Asaba Palpable fear has gripped COVID-19 patients at the Central Hospital treatment centre, Warri, Delta State following threats by the front line health workers to down tools over alleged constant More...

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Police confirm death of 9 persons in Misau land dispute

  From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi Bauchi State Police Command has confirmed the death of Nine people six injured in a clash between herders and farmers in Zadawa village of Misau Local Government Area of the State. Police More...