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We’ ve no land for FG’s ranches —Benue stakeholders

The Federal Government’s plan to establish ranches in parts of the country as a solution to the unending farmers/ herders clashes may not have gone down well with the generality of Benue people who collectively felt it was against their struggle to establish peaceful coexistence in the state through the state’s grazing law.

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PENCOM’S Obnoxious 300% Severance Allowances

Just almost at the time the former Director-General (DG) of the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Haliru Gwarzo, was charged to court by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for allegedly paying to himself N104.8 million in severance benefits, a reputable national daily also broke the news that the terminal benefits of Acting DG of the National Pension Commission (PENCOM), Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar, and other senior staff of the agency were radically increased  by a whooping 300 per cent.

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When executive power overrides king’s order

IBADAN—THE ripple effect created by the review of the 1959 Olubadan chieftaincy declaration in Ibadan traditional institution continues to produce unending cycles as the paramount ruler of the city, His Imperial Majesty, the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, banned masquerade dance in the compounds of his estranged high chiefs, who were promoted to crown-wearing kings by the Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi about two years ago.

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