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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 allege [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 a [...]

Mon, 08 January 2018


Reelection: Opposition mounts against Buhari’s

The re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari seems to have run into troubled waters early in the day as various individuals, and groups have voiced their opposition to the move.

The Archbishop emeritus of the Catholic archdiocese of Lagos, Olubunmi Okogie, has asked the president to respec [...]

Mon, 08 January 2018


FCT Minister Frees 114 Prisoners, Pays N1 million Fines

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, had paid N1.3 million court fines for 114 inmates out of the 126 that were pardoned at the Medium Security Prison in Kuje, as part of the administration's prerogative of mercy. 

Our correspondent learnt that the 126 inmates that [...]

Tue, 02 January 2018


FG backs NOUN’s expansion to African countries

Plans by the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, to broaden its reach to other African countries have received the full support of the Federal Government.

 Minister of State for Education, Prof Anthony Anwukah, made this known at a meeting with the President and Board members of the [...]

Thu, 28 December 2017


DAPPMA, NNPC feud: "marketers owe us N26.7billion"

A new twist was added, Wednesday, to the feud between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and the Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association, DAPPMA, over the month-long fuel crisis in the country.

The corporation, in a statement, regretted that DAPPMA had the audacity to [...]

Thu, 28 December 2017


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PhotoIGP 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 her [...]

10 January 2018

PhotoIGP 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 her [...]

10 January 2018