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Daily Archives: October 18, 2018

Four officers missing as ‘herdsmen’ ambush police team in Benue

The police in Benue are searching for four officers following an attack on a patrol team in Logo Local Government Area on Saturday afternoon, Hope For Nigeria has learnt. The men were returning from a confidence-building mission in remote villages [...]

February 11, 2018 Military

Nigerian celebrities react to claims that snake swallowed N36m in JAMB office

snake swallowed N36m in JAMB office – The controversy surrounding the mystery snake that sneaked into the account office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, Benue State and swallowed N36 million cash seems to be far [...]

February 11, 2018 Economy

Fulani herdsmen: Police go tough on herders, arrest 32 for violating Benue open grazing law

The Benue State Police Command has arrested no fewer than 32 persons for allegedly violating the Benue S‎tate Open Grazing Prohibition Law which took effect on November 1. The Commissioner of Police in charge of the State, Fatai Owoseni, who [...]

February 11, 2018 Military

President’s office telling on Buhari – PDP chieftain, Danladi Auyo

A Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and a Jigawa gubernatorial aspirant in the 2019 election, Alhaji Danladi Mohammed Auyo, has said that he told President Muhammadu Buhari not to run for the 2015 presidential election but he did [...]

February 11, 2018 Government and politics

Gov Bello a disgrace, would not escape God’s wrath – Catholic Church groups

Two Catholic Church groups, the Caritas Nigeria and the Justice Development and Peace Commission have condemned Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello over his attack on Catholic bishops. The National Director of both groups, Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey in a statement [...]

February 11, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria Wailers, Deji Adeyanju speak on claims that snake swallowed N36m in JAMB office

A socio political group, the Nigerian Wailers has reacted to the report that a mystery snake sneaked into the account office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, Benue State and swallowed N36 million cash. Hope For [...]

February 11, 2018 Government and politics

Benue killings: Group calls for resignation of IGP Idris

A civil society group, the Benue Arise Network, BAN, has called for the immediate resignation of the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris for his alleged complicity in the Benue ‎killings. The group also expressed worries over what it [...]

February 11, 2018 Societal issues

Senate, presidency friction threatens security summit outcome

The ongoing national security summit convened by the Senate in Abuja might run into a hitch due to growing suspicion from the Presidency on its real motive.Indications emerged that some key players in the Presidency not favourably disposed to the [...]

February 11, 2018 Government and politics

197,050 qualified candidates denied admission in seven universities

197,050 qualified candidates denied admission in seven universities: As gaining admission into tertiary institutions in the country becomes an arduous task, data obtained from some schools around the country, sharply contradicts claims by the Joint Admission and Matriculations that over [...]

February 11, 2018 Education

‘Why Kaduna refinery is not working, profitable’

On Thursday February 15, it would be exactly one month since the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC) shut down operations, due to the non-availability of crude oil.Besides the non-availability of crude, the facility, like others around the country has [...]

February 11, 2018 Oil & Gas

7 ways president said you’ve been unfair to him over Fulani herdsmen

President Muhammadu Buhari thinks Nigerians have been unfair to him on the burning issue of incessant herdsmen attacks in most parts of the country. When the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) led by Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama paid the president a courtesy visit on February 8, 2018, [...]

February 11, 2018 Government and politics

14-yr-old girl escapes suicide mission twice after abduction

14-year-old Falmata has narrated how she escaped death after she was sent on two separate suicide missions by two different sects of deadly Boko Haram. Falmata narrated how she was first abducted by the insurgents at age 13 and escaped [...]

February 11, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Young Nigerians are now mixing methylated spirit and Coke to get high

Young Nigerians are now mixing methylated spirit and Coke to get high: When Olamide’s “Science Student” was released early this year, it was heavily criticised for endorsing and celebrating an already worrisome drug culture among Nigeria’s youth. His defence, and [...]

February 11, 2018 Health issues

Austrian Government to train 1,000 Nigerian irregular migrants before repatriation

The Government of Austria says it has completed the process of organising skills acquisition programmes for no fewer than 1000 Nigerian irregular migrants in Austria before their repatriation. Austria’s Director-General, International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), Michael Spindelegger, made [...]

February 11, 2018 International
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