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The Tudun Wada Community Development Association in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State has organised a one-day retreat for key stakeholders to fashion out ways of addressing challenges bedeviling the community.
The Plateau State Government has approved N33 million for the renovation of the Secretariat of the State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
The Nigerian Army has said that seven terrorists died when their vehicle stepped on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) they planted for troops in Lamba’a forest along Jakana-Mainok road in Borno.
Governor Simon Lalong, on Wednesday, swears in Hon. Joshua Ubandoma Laven as elected chairman of Langtang LGA.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said that five Boko Haram fighters belonging to the Al-Barnawi faction have surrendered to troops of the 3 Battalion following sustained bombardment of the insurgents’ hideout in the Northeast.
The National and House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau on Monday upheld the victory of Mr Ibrahim Baba-Hassan of the APC, as winner of the Jos North Constituency in the March9 re-run.
The Upper Area Court sitting at Kasuwan Nama in Jos has sentenced one Mr. Ahmed Usman to 10 years imprisonment for theft of electrical installations and vandalisation of equipment belonging to Jos Electricity Distribution (JED) Plc.
The Plateau High Court on Wednesday ordered that a 37-year-old woman, Adeyola Afonja, who allegedly beat her eight-year-old daughter to death for stealing N350, be remanded in prison custody. =
The election petition tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau State, on Thursday, ordered the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Haruna Maitalla, to open and close their defence on Friday.
Former Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Gen. Jeremiah Useni (retd), and a former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Edward Pwajok, have described the collapsed of a three-storey building and flood disasters that claimed 15 lives in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State as unfortunate.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says 14 persons have so far died and four others severely injured in the collapsed three-storey building at Delimi Community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau.
Twelve people, comprising owner of the building, Kabiru Nalele, his two wives and nine others died in the Jos building collapse incident on Monday.
The Plateau State Emergency Management (SEMA) said seven people had died and one other was critically injured during Monday’s building collapse in Jos.
The Plateau Police Command has confirmed the death of three persons, with seven others severely injured from the collapse of a two-storey building at Dilimi community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Plateau State governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Jeremiah Useni, has told the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos that the witnesses brought before the tribunal were under security threats.
The paramount ruler of Ganawuri, the Ataa Aten, Yakubu Chaimai, on Tuesday sought the leave of a Plateau State High Court to be joined as co-defender in the suit challenging Governor Simon Lalong’s attempt to tamper with the Gbong Gwom Jos Stool.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says 49 persons have been arrested for alleged involvement in election violence and thuggery in the just concluded elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
The Federal Government in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners is harmonizing efforts to put a stop to the medicalisation of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
The Senate on Wednesday sought to provide legal backing to the provision of Constituency Projects in Nigeria’s annual budget by a minimum of 20 per cent.
The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has appointed His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Elegushi, as the Chairman of the body’s patrons’ forum.
Twitter plans to set up an independent research group to create an “open and decentralized” system for social networks, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday, which could relieve pressure on the company to appease critics of its content policies but also give rise to a new crop of competitors.
Anthony Joshua was rumoured to have been hurt in sparring in the lead-up to his world title rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr – but the Brit’s promoter Eddie Hearn has rubbished the claims, stating that AJ is ‘good to go’.
The Senate on Wednesday waded into the issue of unemployment in the country and recommended solutions to the executive arm of government for adoption and implementation.
Chairman of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema, was at the weekend bestowed with a prestigious honour of Most Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend asked the state Governor, Seriake Dickson, to stop heating up the polity following the defeat of his candidate at the just-concluded governorship election in the state.
Research experts with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), have said that the National Nutrition and Health Survey, known as SMART, would lead to an improvement in quality healthcare services in the country.