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The Federal Government has allayed fears in some quarters that the current economic recession in the country will affect the prompt payment of workers’ salaries in November and December 2020.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N40 billion for the construction of road and ecological projects in different parts of the country.
Briefing State House Correspondents on Wednesday after the virtual FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fasola, and Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, gave breakdowns of the approvals.
The Federal Government has approved the sum of N17,754,717,234.41 for the award of contracts to combat the various erosion sites across Nigeria.
Former member of the House of Representatives, and former speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bye-election primary to fill in the vacant seat for the Plateau South Senatorial District.
Five aspirants are contesting for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming Plateau South senatorial by-election, Mr Yakubu Chocho, the state Chairman of the party, has said.
The Chairman of Vwang Traditional Council and Da Gwom Rwey of Vwang, Da Gyang G. Balak, has directed his subjects to carry out a compulsory COVID-19 test in four villages of Vwang District of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The Plateau State Government has commenced tracing of all persons that had contact with the two new cases of Covid-19 in the state, saying it will do so to contain the spread of the virus.
Member representing Jos South in the Plateau State State House of Assembly, Hon Gwottson Dalyop Fom, has urged Governor Simon Lalong to reveal the proposed budget for the fumigation exercise in the state.
Abubakar Abdullahi, the Muslim cleric who hid over 200 people, mostly Christians, inside a mosque during the recent Plateau attack, says six of his children are adherents of the Christian faith.
No member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), serving in Plateau would be posted to crises-ridden areas, Mr Abdulsalam Alhassan, the state’s coordinator, has said.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has solicited the support of British Government in addressing the plight and pathetic condition of people living with disabilities in Plateau State.
Most Rev. Michael Gokum, the Catholic Bishop of Pankshin Diocese in Plateau, on Thursday donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Daffo District of Bokkos Local Government Area.
Nasarawa Gom community in Jos North Local Government area of Plateau on Monday held a town hall meeting to fashion out ways of curbing electoral violence in the area.
The Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong, has commiserated with the family of late Mallam Adamu Ciroma, the Government and good people of Yobe State over the demise of the elder statesman.
The chairman, Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Plateau State chapter, Dr Titus Dajel, has tasked the federal government to immediately set up a mental health centre in Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau State, to assess victims of the recent killings by suspected herdsmen in the state.
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Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has appointed seven new Special Advisers (SAs).
Capt. Mfon Udom, Chief Executive Officer, Ibom Air has called on the Federal Government to help grow the capacity of Nigerian Insurance companies to enable them to handle aviation insurance completely.
Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen believes Sadio Mane didn’t go down for a penalty in Liverpool’s defeat to Chelsea on Thursday because he didn’t want Mohamed Salah to score from the spot.
Three doctors and one nurse have received the COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria, launching the country's vaccination campaign on Friday, March 5, 2021.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says 3.8 million farmers have so far benefited from its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP).
An #EndSARS campaigner and a member of Citizens’ Rally against Oppression, Mr. Dele Farotimi, has alleged that some powerful personalities in Lagos State had threatened his life over his agitation against the reopening of Lekki Toll Plaza.
Troops attached to “Operation Akpakwu” Nigerian Army 13 Brigade Calabar, have arrested two suspected drug Peddlers allegedly involved in the peddling of substances suspected to be hard drugs in Calabar.
For the second time in his time as manager of La Liga giants Barcelona, Dutch manager Ronald Koeman had a nosebleed incident that made him, this time, cut short his media briefing ahead of La Blaugrana’s upcoming domestic fixture against fourth-placed Sevilla in gameweek 25 of Spanish football.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has threatened to withdraw players from international matches this month if there is a chance they will have to quarantine on their return under coronavirus rules.
The Commissioner of Police in Rivers, Friday Eboka, dissolved a special police tactical unit code-named Eagle Crack Squad on Friday.