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Nigeria: Ministry Of Water Resources Refutes Report Of Loan To Dredge River Niger And Benue…

The attention of the Honorable Minister of Water Resources has been drawn to several online news reports and other media emanating from one Victor Orbah, President of the Association of Nigerians in Hungary; claiming that the Federal Ministry of Water Resources is proposing a 54 million Euro loan deal with the Hungarian government for the dredging […]

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Implementing States’ Anti-Open Grazing Laws…

Stiff opposition is building against the move by some states to forbid open grazing in their territories. This is principally because Fulani herdsmen, who are entombed in a time warp of roaming their cattle unchallenged, feel boxed into a corner by new laws being rolled out by state governments banning the practice. The herdsmen, under […]

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Gov Bello Kicks Against Grazing Bill…

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has kicked against the anti-grazing laws enacted by some of his colleagues in Benue and Taraba states, saying herdsmen were welcome to graze in any part of the state. Governor Bello stated this during an emergency state security stakeholders’ meeting attended by traditional rulers, Fulani settlers, political administration and […]

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Why I’m Supporting Buhari For Second Term – Gov. Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, said yesterday, that he was backing President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office because of the President’s integrity, discipline and courage to fight corruption. According to him, these qualities stand him out as the right man for the job till 2023. The Benue governor spoke as his […]

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Gov. Ortom: Benue Lacks Resources To Embark On Projects…

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom yesterday declared that his administration lacked adequate resources to embark on projects in order to deliver on his promises to the people of the state. To this end, he said he had no option than to continue to seek support of the Federal Government, development partners and the state House […]

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SALARY: Governors Pledge To Make Workers Smile Before Yuletide…

We’re not owing arrears – Dickson, Obaseki, Okowa, Aregbesola, El-Rufai Bayelsa, others still owe workers’ salaries, NLC insists THE 36 governors under the umbrella of Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, yesterday, denied reports that President Muhammadu Buhari gave them an order to pay workers their salary arrears before Christmas. Meanwhile, there was a discordant tune between […]

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