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Kogi House of Assebmly Passes 2018 Budget into Law

Kogi House of  Assebmly Passes 2018 Budget into Law

Bayo Oyewale, Lokoja The Kogi State House of Assembly has passed the sum of N151, 677, 854, 494 billion budget for the 2018 fiscal year into Law. This indicates an increase in the proposal sent to the house by Governor Yahaya Bello in December 2017 which amounts to N147, 827, 844, 494. The increase in […]

Bello Appoints 21 New Permanent Secretaries, Retains 4

Bello Appoints 21 New Permanent Secretaries, Retains 4

Bayo Oyewale,Lokoja Governor Yahaya Bello has approved the appointment of 21 permanent Secretaries in the State civil service to ensure effective service delivery in the State. This was contained in statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Petra Akinti Oyegbule a copy of which was made available to newsmen in Lokoja on […]

Soldiers Arrest Benue State Sponsored Militia

Soldiers Arrest Benue State Sponsored  Militia

Chris Steven, Abuja Nigerian Army troops of 93 Battalion stationed in Takum, Taraba State, have arrested nine members of Benue State government sponsored armed militia known as Civilian JTF at Arufu, a boundary town between Taraba and Benue State. Five of them were armed with AK-45 rifles fully loaded. On their arrest, a reinforcement of […]

Why We Attack Benue Communities…..Herdsmen

Why We Attack Benue Communities…..Herdsmen

Fulani herdsmen in Benue State, who were accused of killing about 17 people in the state on New Year day, have explained why they attacked their host villagers. The President of the Benue State branch of Myetii Allah Breeders Association, Garus Gololo told a correspondent of BBC News( Pidgin) that problem started when some people […]

Suicide Bombings: Last Acts Of Dying Terror Group – President Buhari

Suicide Bombings: Last Acts Of Dying Terror Group – President Buhari

Chris Steven, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that hisd administration is taking the necessary measures to end the suicide bombings by Boko Haram terrorists, saying the attacks are like the last kicks of a dying horse. Speaking at the commissioning of the Pulaaku Radio in Yola, Adamawa State, on Sunday, the President, who […]

Boko Haram Kills 50 In Mosque Attack In Mubi

Boko Haram Kills 50 In Mosque Attack In Mubi

Chris Steven, Abuja The Adamawa Police Command says the death toll in Tuesday’s Mubi mosque suicide attack by a boy believed to be a member of Boko Haram has risen to 50. Othman Abubakar, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday. Fifteen people were earlier […]

Zamfara Projects Under Yerima Flawless, Constitutional'

Zamfara Projects Under Yerima Flawless, Constitutional'

Chris Steven, Abuja A civil society organizations under the auspices of Concerned Citizens of Zamfara State (CCZS), has disclosed that all projects carried out under former Zamfara state Governor, Senator Sani Yerima were all captured in the state’s budget. Reacting to a news published in a national daily that Sen Yerima allegedly mismanaged funds meant […]

Nasarawa Spends N3b On Construction, Water Schemes’ Rehabilitation

Nasarawa Spends N3b On Construction, Water Schemes’ Rehabilitation

Nasarawa State Government said it had spent over N3 billion on the construction and rehabilitation of water supply schemes in the state in the last six years. The State’s Commissioner for Water Resources and Rural Development, Mr. Abdulkarim Kana, said on Monday in Lafia that the amount was an indication of the state government’s commitment […]

Nigerian Army Probes Killing Of Officers In Chibok

Nigerian Army Probes Killing Of Officers In Chibok

The Nigerian Army has resolved to probe the shooting that resulted in the death of an officer and a senior non-commission officer in Borno State. A Board of Inquiry has therefore been constituted to unravel the circumstances surrounding the shooting which took place in Chibok. According to a statement issued by Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman the […]