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2019: Police assure of security, warns against thuggery

The Benue State Police Command has given the assurance that it would provide adequate security before, during and after the 2019 general elections in the state.

The command, has therefore, warned the general public to desist from all forms voices capable of causing frictions during the periods. [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


USAID celebrates civil society advocacy achievements

The U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, has concluded its five-year activity to strengthen the capacity of Nigerian civil society organizations, CSOs, to advocate government institutions for reforms that improve transparency, accountability and inclusive governance.

The $19.3 mill [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


2019: APC reinforces global efforts to check fake news

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reinforced ongoing global media call and efforts to check the proliferation of fake news particularly as the country gears up for campaigns ahead of the 2019 elections 

 

The party's spokesman, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, made this disclo [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


Road Safety Day: Accidents claim 1.5 million lives annually

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has disclosed that yearly, a total of 1.5 million people die in road crashes worldwide.

The state sector commandant, Mr David Mendie, stated this in Makurdi during the event to commemorate the “2018 African Road Safety Day and The World Day of Remembra [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


Alleged money drop-off by police chopper: Timi Frank wants IGP to resign

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Timi Frank, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to resign his appointment for allegedly turning the police into the armed-wing of the ruling party.

Frank in a statement in Abu [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


N40bn loan: We Did Not Grant Fresh Approval - Benue Assembly

Benue State House of Assembly has denied granting fresh approval to Governor Samuel Ortom to obtain another N40 billion loan.

Spokesperson of the House and member representing Ukum State Constituency, Mr. Paul Biam, told journalists in Makurdi, that the approval was done five months ago, when t [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


IPC urges journalists, media organisations to deepen democracy

Journalists have been urged to remain focus and committed to journalism practice despite the challenges faced by the profession and work towards deepening democracy in Nigeria. 

The charge was given by the director, International Press Center, IPC, Mr. Lanre Arogundade, in a his remarks at [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


N5.8bn scandal: PDP tells Osinbajo to seek restitution

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has tasked Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, to search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in alleged corruption and sharp practices in the concealment of N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund.

In a statement by its spokesman [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


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