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NiMet predicts 3 days sunshine, thunderstorms

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms from Thursday to Saturday across the country. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Wednesday in Abuja...

Oduduwa Republic: What will be the fate of Yoruba Muslims, MURIC asks Igboho, others

The Muslims Rights Concern, MURIC, has expressed concern over the fate of Yoruba Muslims if South-western Nigeria ceded to form Odudua Republic.

Buhari condoles with Benue govt, residents over deadly tanker explosion

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of Benue over the Sunday tanker explosion that left several people dead in Oshigbudu, Agatu Local Government Area of the state.

10,000 Nigerian youths still in Boko Haram captivity – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has declared that about 10,000 Nigerian youths are still under the captivity of Boko Haram.

States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 — NBS [FULL LIST]

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded...

States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 – NBS

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded in 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says.

Price of kerosene increases in March — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N361.29 in March from N355.8 in February.

Borno, Benue, Bauchi residents paid highest for diesel in March – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, on Thursday said Borno, Benue and Bauchi states residents paid the highest average price for Automotive Gas Oil otherwise known as diesel in March.

Buhari saddened by killing of soldiers in Benue

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killings of 11 soldiers in Bonta Village, Konshisha Local Government Area Benue.

Nigerian governors worried over attacks on security formations in Imo, Benue

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, express worry over recent attacks on security formations in Imo, Benue and other parts of the country. Gov. Kayode Fayemi...

Fulani youths warn Gov. Ortom against arresting innocent herders in Benue

The coalition of Fulani youth groups has warned Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to desist from arresting innocent Fulani herdsmen in the State.

Nigerian polytechnic lecturers fault Buhari’s appointment of 6 rectors

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, says the recent appointment of rectors for six new Federal Polytechnics is a violation of the provision...

NiMet predicts 3 days of sunny, thunderstorms weather

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms across the country from Monday to Tuesday. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday in Abuja...

Nigerian Customs seizes N786.9m contraband items in Kano, Jigawa

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Strike Force Zone B, says it has seized contraband with a Duty Paid Value, DPV, of N786.91 million in the past three months.

Nigerian Army officer, 11 other soldiers killed in deadly ambush in Benue

Gunmen have killed an army captain and 11 other soldiers in a deadly ambush at Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State.

Police arrest ‘Buhari Must Go’ protesters in Kogi

The Kogi State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of two suspects in connection with a protest against President Muhammadu Buhari in the state.

Group condemns ‘sale’ of Tiv traditional tittles to Wike, Tambuwal

Group, Tiv Rebirth Network, has condemned the alleged arrangement by their paramount monarch, the Tor Tiv, James Ayatse, to sell traditional tittles to the "highest bidders", including Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State.

Attack on Ortom: Abba Moro urges police to step up investigation

The Vice-Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Abba Moro, has pleaded with the Nigerian police to step up investigation into the recent attack on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue.

Killers of Benue Catholic priest will be arrested – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has assured that the killers of Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Ngugban would be arrested and prosecuted.

Attack on Ortom: IGP dispatches Abba Kyari led crack detectives to Benue

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has set up a Special Investigation Task Force headed by DCP Abba Kyari to investigate the reported attack and attempted murder of the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom.

Nigerian basketball team ready to go all out for Tokyo Olympics – Official

Sam Ahmedu, member of Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, board, on Thursday assured that the federation would not spare any effort in getting the best out of the country’s national teams.

I handed over $15.8m to Suswam at his Residence in Maitama – Witness Insists

Abubakar Umar, the fourth prosecution witness in the trial of a former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, before Justice Ahmed Ramat Mohammed of the Federal High Court, narrated how he handed over the sum of $15.8m to the former governor at his Maitama residence, Abuja.

Insecurity: Group urges Buhari to declare state of emergency in Benue

Worried by the ongoing security challenges in Benue State, the Benue Survival Group, BSG, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in the state.

Insecurity: Abacha regime better than Buhari administration – Mailafia

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, has said Nigeria’s security situation during the era of the late military Head of State, Sani Abacha, was far better than what obtains during President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

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