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Retiring to poverty: Benue retirees live in penury as government defaults on pension payment

Old retirees in Benue state lead a life of poverty and hardship resulting from irregular payment of pensions and gratuities. IJEOMA OPARA writes about...

Mixed reactions trail establishment of Benue Community Volunteer Guards

By Oluwatobi Enitan and Fatunbi Olayinka MIXED reactions have continued to trail the establishment of the Benue Community Volunteer Guards by Governor Samuel Ortom. Ortom had...

Fulani herdsmen: Presidency tackles Ortom over claims in ICIR interview

DAYS after granting an interview to The ICIR where he claimed that security agents told him the Federal government gave them an order not...
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INTERVIEW: If Buhari does not grant me firearms licence, I will do what is best for my people – Ortom

By Oluwatobi Enitan and Fatunmbi Olayinka In an exclusive interview with the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), Benue State Executive Governor Samuel Ortom discusses...

We are setting up our own security outfit – Miyetti Allah

By Oluwatobi Enitan and Fatunbi Olayinka THE Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has said that it has commenced plans to set up its own security outfit. The...

Insecurity: Benue govt restricts commercial motorcyclists

THE BENUE State government has restricted the activities of commercial motorcyclists, also known as okada, in the state. Following this decision, commercial motorcyclists would only...
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Ortom condemns arson attack on Benue APC chieftain’s house

BENUE State governor Samuel Ortom has condemned the attack on the house of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Usman Abubakar, popularly...

Kuje jailbreak: Police arrest fleeing inmate in Benue

THE Benue State Police Command has announced the arrest of an inmate who fled the Kuje Medium Security Custodial Centre in the Federal Capital...

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Stakeholders flay MDAs’ disregard for FOIA, list challenges, solutions

STAKEHOLDERS have said that the failure of ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to honour the Freedom of Information Act...

Poor awareness undermines FG’s health intervention scheme in Gombe

By Deborah Dangana Ali Falila, 35, a mother of four, reside in Mallam Anna village did not have any choice...

Student critic apologises to Aisha Buhari, deactivates social media accounts

A STUDENT Aminu Adamu has apologised to the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, over an alleged defamatory post...

No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said no federal public servant, including elected and appointed officials, will...

Naira redesign: Presidential endorsement not sufficient to legitimise process – Falana

HUMAN rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has faulted the recent endorsement of the naira redesign by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying...
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No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said...

NDLEA declares Abuja drug baron wanted, arrests grandma, pregnant woman

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared...

2023: Peter Obi promises to increase power generation to 25,000mw by 2025

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has promised...

Student critic apologises to Aisha Buhari, deactivates social media accounts

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