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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has ordered the immediate suspension of a paramount ruler, Zaki Ortar Agwa Mnyange Kwahar, from office to pave way for investigation into his role in the crisis at Mbatyough, Mbagen Council Ward of Buruku Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.
Former national chairman of the All Progressives' Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has publicly apologised to Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, for libelous statements he made nearly three years ago.
Two suspects have been arrested by troops of Operation Whirl Stroke, OPWS, in connection with the recent communal clashes involving Tse Hundu, Tse Yanre and Tse Aku in Mbalom Ward of Gwer East Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue State.
The deputy speaker of the house of representatives, Idris Wase, has questioned the eligibility of Nigerians living abroad to submit petitions.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
The Nigerian Military said on Sunday night that troops of Operation Whirl Stroke acting on credible human Intelligence traced wanted Benue Militia leader and kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias “Gana” to a hideout in Tse-Audu village in Akate ward, Donga LGA of Taraba state but noted that he and his gang members escaped a dawn raid before they could be caught.
A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
A Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi, on Wednesday, ordered that a farmer, Kparevfa Jacob, who allegedly defrauded a businessman of N1.3 million and threatened to kidnap him, be remanded in a correctional centre, pending legal advice.
A 66-year-old man was on Thursday sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State, for trafficking an 18-year-old lady to Mali for forced labour and prostitution.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said soldiers on internal security operations in Benue state have killed the leader of a notorious kidnap group Terugwa Igbagwa aka Orjondu.
The federal government has made arrangements to ensure that prolonged power outages are reduced in the country throughout the period of the current lockdown as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Executive Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Rilwani Mohammed, who disclosed this to newsmen in a telephone interview, said that the victim is a female security guard whose samples was taken Monday and had returned positive for the coronavirus.
The federal government has urged Nigerians to use face masks or improvised cloth mask at public places where social distancing may not be practicable.
“You must ignore the Vaccine being hawked in Kano which is called ‘COVID19 Vaccine’. It is yellow in color, it’s not certified by anybody, please don’t patronize the hawkers,” Nigeria’s information minister Lai Mohammed said during the Presidential Taskforce on COVID19 briefing.
Special Adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Education, Tokunbo Wahab, disclosed this on Friday during the Year 2021 Ministerial Press Briefing in Alausa, Ikeja, as part of the activities commemorating the second year anniversary of Governor Sanwo Olu in office.
Gunmen on Friday evening killed two officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), burnt vehicles and carted away weapons at Nneyi outpost, Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Boavista have splashed out five million Euros to make Chidozie Awaziem their record signing and also help him end a difficult time at FC Porto.
A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas-led Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip held into Saturday as officials said Egyptian mediators conferred with the sides on securing longer-term calm.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday expressed condolences over the death of the Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru.
Manchester City defender Ruben Dias has been named men’s footballer of the year by the Football Writers’ Association.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied releasing timetable for its Congresses and National Convention.
The National Coordinator of Save Enugu Group (SEG), Chief Willy Ezugwu has dissociated the group from attacks aimed at the person of the Governor of Enugu State, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the activities of government in the state.
Human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), members of civil society groups and others have called on anti-graft agencies to beam their searchlight on professional bodies in the country if the fight against corruption must be successful.
A pan-Northern socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum, has reiterated its support for the ban slammed on open grazing by southern governors.