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Borno justice commissioner urges Bar, Bench cooperation

Maiduguri Borno state Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Kaka Lawan, has said only mutual cooperation between the Bar and Bench in the state will guarantee accessible justice and rule of law. The Bench and Bar have also been assured of government’s support and assistance to create a conducive working environment for the judiciary to […]

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Catholic bishops hold prayers for victims of Benue killings

Makurdi The four Catholic dioceses in Benue yesterday held prayer to mark one month memorial session for the 73 victims who were given mass burial on January 11. The prayer session was led by the Catholic Bishop of Gboko, Williams Avenya; Makurdi, Chikpa Anagbe; Otukpo, Michael Apochi; and Katsina Ala, Peter Adobo. Chairman of the […]

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IBB varsity raises fees for non-indigenes

The management of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, has increased tuition fees for new students of the institution who are non-indigenes for the 2017/2018 session. The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Mohammad Maiturare, has confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna that the institution has raised tuition fees for non-indigenes. […]

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Cleric urges unity among Christians, Muslims

By Donald Iorchir A Muslim cleric, Sheikh Alhaji Abdulateef Ahmad, has called for peace and unity between Nigerian Christians and Muslims for the purpose of the proper growth of the country since the two religions worship one God. Ahmad made the call while speaking to Blueprint at the sidelines of a public lecture titled: “Prophet […]

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Ortom assures on security at Eid-el-Maulud

By Daniel Agbo Makurdi Benue state Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, yesterday assured the people of the state that his administration would continue to take proactive measures to guarantee the security of lives and property. He gave the assurance through a press statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Terver Akase, to felicitate with Muslims […]