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Benue Threatens to Leave the north If…

The Socio-Cultural groups in Benue state have issued a two week-  ultimatum to the state Governor,  Samuel Ortom to discuss with his Northern counterparts to take proactive action to halt the killings in Benue. “If they fail to do something, we will have no option than to pull out of …

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Traditional Rulers Deserve Special Roles on Security Matters

Alhaji Abdulsalam Mohammed is the Madaki of Ohikwo community in Ajaokuta LGA of Kogi State and youth president of Kwararafa kingdom. In interview with DAILY ASSET Correspondent Atabor Julius, he speaks on the roles of traditional rulers in curbing crimes at the grassroots, among other issues. There was a reported …

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MAN OF THE YEAR: Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

Immediate past National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the main opposition – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, has successfully built the profile of an effective leader who delivers results when he is least expected to do so. As former Governor of Kaduna State, Makarfi effectively managed the the …

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Why The Poor Are Still With Us

The main hall of the popular , was last week filled with people from different backgrounds. They included politicians, public servants, businessmen and women, market men and women, media practitioners, students, artisans, among others.

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HISTORICAL FACTS: The Guptas, Harun al-Rashid

The Guptas: The Guptas were a family of rulers who reigned in northern India from AD 320 to c.500. This was one of India’s golden ages, when literature, sculpture and other arts were at their peak The Guptas were originally a family of rich landowners, who took over control of …

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Sustaining The Drive for Excellence: The Akwaya Signpost

For the Record By Armstrong Matiu Adejo: Things are beginning to happen remarkably in Nigeria.  The younger generation is taking the drive to innovation and creation of knowledge economy very seriously with the attendant result of breakthroughs.  When people often complain of lack of funds or paucity of resources, I …

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HISTORICAL FACTS: Roman Britain

• The Roman occupation began in earnest when the armies of Claudius landed at Richborough in Kent in AD 43. All of England and Wales was conquered by AD 78. • Scotland remained beyond Roman control. In AD 122-130, the 118-km-long stone wall that is now called Hadrian’s wall was …

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