Home Topics Jos
A Clinical Psychologist with the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Mrs Ijeoma Laluwoye, says family issues and crises could predispose individuals, especially adolescents and youths, to drug abuse.
The federal government says it will “very soon’ resume the roll out of Digital Switch Over (DSO) – a transition from analogue to digital television broadcasting – across the country.
The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.
There was a high turnout of students as schools resumed in Abuja following the Federal Government’s directive that schools should reopen for students in exit classes.
Mr Yakubu Chocho, Acting Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau, says all is now set for the state congress to elect new leaders of the party in the state.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
An Upper Area Court, sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Tuesday, sentenced a 30-year-old driver, Victor Jonah, to two years imprisonment for stealing a car.
An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Tuesday sentenced two labourers to four years each imprisonment for stealing a cell phone.
The Nigerian Military said on Sunday night that troops of Operation Whirl Stroke acting on credible human Intelligence traced wanted Benue Militia leader and kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias “Gana” to a hideout in Tse-Audu village in Akate ward, Donga LGA of Taraba state but noted that he and his gang members escaped a dawn raid before they could be caught.
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 Evangelical Church of Winning All (ECWA) has condemned the huge resources being committed to the supposed deradicalisation and rehabilitation of the repentant Boko Haram members by the Federal Government while millions of their victims are still languishing in deplorable Internal Displaced Persons (IDP) camps.
Plateau State Governor and Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, Simon Bako Lalong, has rejoiced with Nigerian Muslims on the occasion of another Eid-el-Kabir, urging them not to allow the impact of the Corona virus pandemic to demoralise their faith.
Arik Air says it will commence domestic flight operations with resumption of services to four additional airports - Benin, Jos, Owerri and Asaba.
A Plateau State High Court in Jos on Wednesday adjourned the alleged N6.3bn fraud case filed against former Governor Jonah Jang and a former cashier, Yusuf Pam, until November 4.
The Police Command in Plateau has deployed 2,096 personnel to ensure hitch-free and peaceful Eid-el-Kabir celebrations in the state.
Nigeria has re-opened 14 airports months after recording more than 40,000 Covid-19 cases and 858 deaths.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure, (FUTA) has suspended a student, Mr Afolabi Emmanuel, for allegedly hacking the website of Premium Times, an online news publication.
Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta says that the club will announce on Thursday that a deal has been struck to sign Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United permanently.
Microsoft is now allowing Windows 10 users to run Android apps side by side with Windows applications on a PC. It’s part of a new feature in Your Phone, and it builds upon the mirroring that Microsoft’s Your Phone app already provides. You can now access a list of Android apps in Microsoft’s Your Phone app and launch these mobile apps accordingly. These will run in a separate window outside of the Your Phone app, mirrored from your phone.
Borussia Dortmund have denied holding any transfer talks with Manchester United over Jadon Sancho, casting further doubt on a move back to England for the star winger.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has denied claims that he would decamp from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC) or any other political party.
A report claims President Muhammadu Buhari has invited Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate to the presidential villa for discussion ahead of the flag-off of the party’s governorship campaign in Benin City, the Edo state capital.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will be focus in its determination to rout out remnants of Boko Haram insurgents hibernating the northeast region.
The Oyo State Government has launched a statewide containment and decontamination response initiative to curtail the spread of COVID-19 across the state.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s government has decided to suspend the value-added tax (VAT) exemption on mining companies’ imports in an effort to bolster state revenue, the budget minister said.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) has begun discussions with 12 host communities in Bayelsa which demanded upward review of development obligations.