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Gunmen kill 11 Plateau villagers in fresh attack

Gunmen (file photo)   ‘The resident said that the attackers retuned to the community at about 8:00am and began shooting. He said that there was yet to be any counter-attack from security operatives.’   No fewer than 11 villagers have been killed by gunmen in Maikatako community in Butura District of Bokkos Local Government Area, […]

Delta 2022: Niger govt solicits for financial support to participate

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State (file photo)   ‘Niger State government is faced with numerous financial obligations to meet the needs and aspirations of citizenry hence the call for the financial support’   Niger State government is soliciting for support to participate in the 2022 National Sports Festival (NSF) in Asaba, Delta State, […]

Man to die Nov 16 for killing ex-lover, son

Stephen Barbee (file photo)     ‘Prosecutors said Barbee killed his ex-girlfriend and her son because he didn’t want his wife to know Underwood was seven months pregnant, presumably by him’   A Texas inmate, Stephen Barbee, 55, is scheduled to receive a lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, U.S. on Wednesday November […]

Obi: Soludo cannot claim to be self-made

Soludo (file photo)   ‘Three of us – Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Oby Ezekwesili and myself – were attending a Conference in Brussels when President Obasanjo called Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who was Finance Minister to ask for the nomination of Governor of Central Bank. We gave a unanimous vote for Prof Charles Soludo’   By Fabian […]