IGP apologises for calling Benue killings communal clashes

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, has apologized for describing the New Year’s attacks and killings in Benue by Fulani herdsmen as communal clashes.

The IGP, during a press conference in Abuja, had described the killings as communal clashes and not an invasion as alleged by Benue state government.

The state [...]

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Low liquidity: fear grips investors over trapped funds

The current economic condition in Nigeria characterised by inflation and low liquidity, could be sending negative signals to foreign investors, as a number of them are skeptical about being able to retrieve their funds whenever they decide to pull out their investments.

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, last week  said though a n [...]

Fri, 15 December 2017

Bidders test financial strength of 9mobile

The five companies in the running for possible take-over of 9mobile are currently conducting due diligence on the company to ascertain its financial health before bidding, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said.

Executive Vice Chairman of the commission, Prof. Umar Danbattaa, said the bidders have been directed to proceed t [...]

Fri, 15 December 2017

Herdsmen Killings Not Over Anti-Grazing Law, But Our Land - Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has debunked insinuations that the killings in the state by Fulani herdsmen were as a result of the implementation of the Anti-Open Grazing Law, rather it was for land colonisation.

He said rather the Fulani had recently claimed that the Benue Valley belonged to them and they are here to take it back.

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Mon, 22 January 2018

Dabiri-Erewa hails Nigerian for returning N150m in Qatar

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has hailed a Nigerian, Michael Jonathan Asemota a.k.a Teddy for his sincerity and honesty in returning QR1,502,000 ($441,127.99) about N150 million wrongfully posted into his account in Qatar.

In a statement by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Spe [...]

Mon, 22 January 2018

IGP apologises for calling Benue killings communal clashes

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, has apologized for describing the New Year’s attacks and killings in Benue by Fulani herdsmen as communal clashes.

The IGP, during a press conference in Abuja, had described the killings as communal clashes and not an invasion as alleged by Benue state government.

The state [...]

Wed, 10 January 2018

Over 1000 Women Mourn, Protest New Year Attacks in Benue

No fewer than1000 Benue women, cladded in black, today, stormed Government House in Makurdi, to mourn and protest the gruesome killing of innocent people in the state on the eve of New Year.

The women had staged a peaceful protest to the Benue People’s House, Makurdi  where they met with the wife of the governor, Mrs.Eunice Ort [...]

Mon, 08 January 2018

Caesarean section accounts for 33% surgery in Africa – Report

A study by the United Kingdom based medical journal, Lancet, has revealed that caesarean section accounts for 33% of surgery in Africa, while more than twice as likely to die following an operation than the global average.

But they say the most worrying revelation was just how few Africans have access to elective surgery - surgery that is [...]

Mon, 08 January 2018

Failed Government Policies in 2017

By Our Correspondents 

No doubt, 2017 was full of fulfilled and failed promises by government at all levels. In this special report, our corres [...]

Mon, 08 January 2018

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PhotoHerdsmen Killings Not Over Anti-Grazing Law, But Our Land - Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has debunked insinuations that the killings in the state by Fulani herdsmen were as a result of the implementatio [...]

22 January 2018

PhotoDabiri-Erewa hails Nigerian for returning N150m in Qatar

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has hailed a Nigerian, Michael Jonathan Ase [...]

22 January 2018