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Benue: Cows led by Fulani herdsmen attack Sunday worshipers inside church [PICTURED]

It's only fair to share...There was a mild drama in Makurdi, the Benue State capital on Sunday after some cattle led by Fulani herdsmen invaded and disrupted church service.   The herdsmen and their cows reportedly invaded the Holy Ghost Catholic Parish, Makurdi, thereby causing palpable tension and apprehension.   The herders have continue to violate anti-grazing law in the ...

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[UPDATE]London: 79 people killed in Grenfell Tower fire (PHOTOS)

It's only fair to share...Seventy-nine people are either dead or missing presumed dead after the fire at Grenfell Tower, police have said. Met Police Commander Stuart Cundy confirmed the figure in a statement on Monday, adding it may still change. Inside of Grenfell Tower. Police have released images of the inside of flats where the occupants have been accounted for ...

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Wike Explodes Again, Accuses APC Of Huge Debts

It's only fair to share...GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, says his administration escaped from a huge debt trap laid for him by the mercy of God. According to him, ‘’the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration I took over from in 2015, strangulated Rivers with a huge debt profile’’.   ‘’We inherited N14.7billion as salaries and pensions from the Amaechi ...

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Fresh Unease In Niger Delta Over ‘Oil Money’

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | THE Niger Delta, Nigeria’s main oil and gas basin, is on the boil again. This time, the peoples of the region are getting agitated by the governors, who they say, are not helping matters with their contracting regime.   Critics say the oil region is still a perfect launch pad for corrupt ...

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2019: Crisis Rocks Rivers APC

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | A SIMMERING crisis of confidence is rocking the Rivers State wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2019 election year. But the Chairman of the party in the state, Davies Ikanya, has been assiduously labouring to deny this.   Despite Ikanya’s denials, those who know better say Senator Magnus ...

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FAO Raises Alarm over Devastating Drought Impacts

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | WITH devastating drought dealing harshly with 34 African countries between 2005 and 2016, a seminar at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Rome, is seeking to rekindle international cooperation, wider use of existing tools and approaches to tame the rampaging disaster of nature.   FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said ...

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Trump to impose travel and trade embargo on Cuba

It's only fair to share...Cuba’s government has denounced US President Donald Trump’s decision to roll back on policy changes towards the island nation. However, it says it will still co-operate with its larger neighbour. Speaking earlier in Miami, Florida, Mr Trump said he was reimposing certain travel and trade restrictions eased by the Obama administration, condemning a “completely one-sided deal”. ...

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Arewa youths’ quit notice to Igbos is an attack on Southern Nigeria [READ]

It's only fair to share...Cry for self-determination will continue unless Federal Government sincerely address restructuring of Nigeria… Southern Leaders   Leaders of South-West, South-East and South-South on Sunday strongly called on Arewa youths and their sponsors to withdraw the quit notice given to the people of the South-East as failure to do so will be taken as an ultimatum given ...

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Agitations for secession are wrong and a violation of our constitution – Osinbajo

It's only fair to share...The acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday, promised that the Federal Government would apply justice in addressing the growing agitations from all parts of the country, especially from the South-East and North.   Osinbajo made the promise while addressing traditional rulers from the South-East – in continuation of his consultations on the recent ethnic agitations that ...

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Nigerian judge to be tried for collecting N90 million bribe from lawyers

It's only fair to share...One of the judges recently recalled from suspension by the National Judicial Council will be charged this week with offences bordering on receiving gratification from lawyers, the Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, has said.   Obono-Obla as reported by The Punch on Sunday alleged that the judge was found to have ...

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