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June 8, 2018 8:46 AM Miyetti Allah blows hot over anti-open grazing law, warns Benue govt

The Secretary-General, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Usman Baba-Ngelzerma, has accused the Benue State government of promoting hatred by enacting the Anti-Open Grazing law. Baba-Ngelzerma stated this on Thursday while appearing on Channels Television’s breakfast show, Sunrise Daily. “There is a law in Benue that has not solved 25

May 31, 2018 11:09 AM Uganda Set To Destroy 40-Feet Container Of Shisha Pots

In commemoration of the World No Tobacco Day on Thursday, Uganda is to destroy a 40-feet container full of shisha pots and related apparatus that were confiscated from bars and restaurants across the country. According to Diana Atwine, the permanent secretary ministry of health, Uganda is striving to fight against the use of the substance which is a source 28

May 29, 2018 5:31 AM Killings, greatest threat to Nigeria’s economy –OhazulikeThe Sun News

Igbo leader and Eze Ndigbo Lagos State, Nwabueze Ohazuilike, has described the killings in the country as the greatest threat to Nigeria’s economy. He also decried the spate of killings in the country and declared that the country’s future is doomed if the killings are not stopped. Ohazulike, who made the statement recently in Lagos, while commenting 37

May 20, 2018 12:32 AM Don recommends sensitisation in tackling soil productivity

A Professor of Plant Ecology and Environmental Management at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State, Dr. Emmanuel Nzegbule has recommended regular sensitisation of farmers on cultivation systems as antidote to tackling declining soil productivity in the Southeast. He said Extension officers and agencies responsible for environmental 24

May 14, 2018 11:44 AM Ramadan: Prices of foodstuffs soar in LagosThe Sun News

Prices of some foodstuffs like tomatoes, beans and onions have increased in Lagos markets ahead of the annual Ramadan by Muslims, NAN reports. A survey on Monday at Mile 12, Iddo and Oyingbo Markets, showed that a 40kg basket of tomatoes, which previously cost N16, 500 in April now goes for N30, 000. A 50kg basket of chili pepper increased from N12, 000 to N16, 000; and a basket 27

April 27, 2018 6:48 AM ‘I would have been part of herdsmen attacking people’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that if not for education, he may have been one of the Fulani herdsmen clashing with farmers across the country. The President said during his two-day state visit to Bauchi State on Thursday at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi, where he inaugurated the 261 Nigerian Air Force Referral Hospital, some roads 38

April 26, 2018 8:42 AM 44 killed in fresh Benue, Nasarawa attacks

, 37 persons were reportedly killed, several others injured and some still missing after suspected herdsmen attacked three council wards in Guma Local Government Areas of Benue State. Seven others were killed in a separate attack in Nasarawa State. The affected Benue villages are Tse Umenger in Mbadwem Council ward, Mbakpaase in Saghev council ward and Tse-Ali 29

April 18, 2018 12:05 PM Taraba Killings: Army Declares Five Wanted

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday declared five persons wanted in Taraba for their alleged roles in killings in Takum Local Government Area and other parts of the state. The army named the suspects as Tanko Adiku Dantayi, Kurusi Danladi, Chindo, Big Olumba and Chairman Poko. The army spokesman, Texas Chukwu, in a statement, appealed to the people of Taraba 27

April 5, 2018 3:57 AM How Ibarapa will become model in combating TB in Nigeria – Experts

2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that 10.4 million people took ill with tuberculosis (TB) and there were 1.8 million TB deaths in 2016, making it the foremost infectious killer worldwide. Nigeria is currently placed fourth globally in the burden of tuberculosis and it is said to be leading the pack in Africa. One of the major factors 37

April 4, 2018 5:06 PM Two farmers killed, 3 others injured as herdsmen attack Benue community

Two persons have been reportedly killed while three others were injured by suspected Fulani militia in Agasha town, Guma Local Government area of Benue State. The three persons shot by the herdsmen are currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital. When contacted, Police spokesperson, DSP Moses Yamu said he was yet to get the information from the Guma Divisional 26