Bayelsa Polytechnic to commence academic session Sept.

Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Polytechnic, Aleibiri, in Ekeremor Local Government Area of the state is set to commence academic session from September 2018. Commissioner for Information in the state, Jonathan Obuebite, who disclosed this to newsmen, said that work would soon commence on the land allocated for building …

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97% of PVCs collected in C’ River, says REC

Judex Okoro, Calabar The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Cross River State, has disclosed that over 97 per cent of the Permanent Voters Cards (PVC) have been collected in the state leaving a balance of only per cent with the commission. Resident Electoral Officer (REC) in the state, Dr. …

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Anger in House of Reps over herdsmen’s killings

Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja There was anger in the House of Representatives, on Tuesday, over killings resulting from attacks from suspected herdsmen across the country. Majority of the  lawmakers, who spoke on a  motion on the recent killings in Benue State and security situation in the country, berated President Muhammadu Buhari …

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Benue killings: Lalong visits Ortom, apologises again

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Governor Solomon Lalong of Plateau State, on Tuesday, led a delegation of Plateau elders to Benue State on a sympathy visit. The visit, it was gathered, was to both commiserate with the government and people of the state for the herdsmen invasion of the state in which …

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Fulani herdsmen need help, not all are criminals – Gov Bagudu

Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin-Kebbi Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagugu of Kebbi State, on Tuesday, has said that Fulani herdsmen needed help to change  their old lifestyle and pastoral practices which they have been practicing  for centuries. Governor Bagudu, who lamented that all herdsmen recently are being labeled as criminals due to killings …

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