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Benue To Host First African Food Festival In Nigeria

By Abraham Uwuasom, Makurdi Benue State under the leadership of Governor Samuel Ortom is billed to host the first African Food Festival in Nigeria. The disclosure was made during a courtesy call on the Governor by organisers of the African

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Kwara Assembly Bans Sale, Consumption Of Alcohol

Kwara State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law expanding areas where the manufacturing, sales and consumption of liquor are prohibited in the capital, Ilorin. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of the report on

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Shagari Hail Saraki, Dogara For Passage of NILDS Bill

By Ali Maha, Abuja The Chairman House committee  on Judiciary Hon Aminu Shehu Shagari and the Director General  National Instute for Legislative and Democratic  Studies (NILDS) today held a media conference  to intimate and highlight  NILS expanded mandate which culminated

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Delta Assembly Seeks Relief Materials For Ogbe-Udu Storm Victims

By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba  As a matter of urgent public importance, the Delta state House of Assembly (DTHA) has called on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to direct the Commissioner, Bureau for Special Duties, the State Emergenct Management Agency (SEMA) and other

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INEC set to rig 2019 election, PDP alleges

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)‎ has alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was doing everything possible to rig the 2019 general elections in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The party, however, backed the National

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DPC to Buhari: Don’t contest 2019 elections

The Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to contest the 2019 Presidential election in the interest of the corporate existence of the country and wellbeing of the citizenry. The National Chairman of the party Rev. Olusegun

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Russian opposition leader detained in Moscow

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Thursday he had been detained by police in Moscow, less than a month ahead of presidential polls he has been barred from contesting. The prominent Kremlin critic wrote on Twitter: “I came out of

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Yobe: Senate wants remaining missing schoolgirls rescued

The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to intensify efforts to ensure the safe return of all the schoolgirls abducted by insurgents in Yobe. This followed the adoption of a Point of Order raised by Sen. Bukar Ibrahim during

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CSO cautions against media trial of Tumsah brothers

By Taofeek Lawal, Abuja A civil society organization, Initiative for Integrity and Good Leadership, (IIGL), has cautioned against what it described as media trial of Tumsah Ibrahim, Director of Finance and Account, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing and

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Taraba Govt: Anti-Open Grazing Law Not Suspended

Mr Yusufu Akirikwen. the Taraba Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice on Thursday said the government has not suspended the open grazing prohibition and ranches establishment law as was reported in the media. Akirikwen disclosed this when he appeared before

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