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    Gunmen Kill 9 CJTF Members In Benue

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    Unknown gunmen yesterday killed nine members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Abaji settlement of Katsina-Ala local government area of Benue State at about 1pm. LEADERSHIP gathered that the yet-to-be identified gunmen came on a motorcycle and opened fire on members of the CJTF who were holding a meeting at Abaji town, killing…

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    The Swelling Efforts At Nailing Malaria Coffin

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    In this report, HEMBADOON ORSAR writes on the challenges of ending the malaria epidemic in Nigeria. Nigeria has a high prevalence rate of malaria with statistics indicating that over 300,000 people die annually from malaria related cases in the country. Alarmingly, 6 out of 10 deaths of children under the ages of 5 and, 3…

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    2017: Nigerians Express High Expectations

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    As Nigerians welcome the New Year, SOLOMON AYADO (Abuja), YAHYA SARKI (Kebbi), HEMBADOON ORSAR (Makurdi), Abdullahi Olesin (Kwara), Tope Fayehun (Akure) writes on the expectations of Nigerians for the New Year   Nigerians, like others all over the world, will today step into the new year of 2017, with high hopes and expectations. The hope…

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    Tor Tiv’s Selection: Akume Appeals Against Litigation

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    All Progressives Congress (APC) leader in Benue State and Senator representing the Benue North East senatorial district, Dr George Akume, has appealed to those who contested for the Tor Tiv stool in the last exercise not to resort to litigation. He made the appeal at Saint Christopher’s Parish, Wannune, during a thanksgiving mass to mark…

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    James Ayatse Emerges 5th Tor Tiv

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    A new Tor Tiv, the paramount ruler of the Tiv nation of Nigeria has emerged. He is Prof James Ornguga Ayatse, the immediate past and pioneer vice chancellor of the Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State and former vice chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi. Ayatse’s emergence comes over one year after the demise…

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    Nigerians Prepare For Yuletide Amid Recession

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    The current economic recession in the country is causing hardship as many Nigerians are faced with  difficulties towards ensuring glamorous celebration of Christmas and New Year. In this report, SOLOMON AYADO (Abuja), SALIHI ABUBAKAR (Kano), HEMBADOON ORSAR (Makurdi), ACHOR ABIMAJE (Jos), HUSSAINI HAMMANGABDO (Yola) and YAHYA SARKI (Kebbi), x-ray the increase in prices of commodities…

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    Nigerians Stockpile Food As Famine Looms

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    The declaration by Federal Government, that there will be outbreak of famine in the country by next month, appears to have engender mass purchase of food just as prices of food items have risen astronomically in some markets. SOLOMON AYADO (Abuja) ANDREW ORJI (Jalingo) HUSSAINI HAMMANGABDO (Yola) HEMBADOON ORSAR (Makurdi) reports. When the Federal Government,…

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    Day Hoodlums Attack Benue Courts

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    Threat to security in Benue state posed by the activities of some hardened criminals has taken a new dimension with the recent attack on courts where case files were carted away. In this report, HEMBADOON ORSAR dissects the attack and its implication in the face of the amnesty programme of Governor Samuel Ortom. In Benue…

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    Security Operatives Arrest 2 Perm Secs, Others

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    Security operatives have arrested two retired permanent secretaries, accountant and cashiers  in Benue State for their alleged involvement in the looting of the state treasury during the last administration. LEADERSHIP gathered that the affected persons were arrested by the police force Headquarters Abuja,  where where they will have to explain their various roles in the…

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