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The Plateau State Government has given the technical crew of Plateau United a two-match ultimatum to change the club fortunes or have their contracts terminated.

NPFL: Plateau United stay top after draw agains Nasarawa

Plateau United maintained top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a 1-1 away draw against Nasarawa United at the Lafia Township Stadium on Wednesday.

Police: Permanent secretary, pregnant wife, two kids burnt to death in Benue

The Acting Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology, Mr Seker Akaa, his pregnant wife and two kids were burnt to death in a fire incident in Makurdi early hours of Monday.
Lobi Stars defender Ebube Duru says his team’s new find form is down to hard work and determination to succeed.

Ebube Duru relishes Lobi Stars’ back to back league win

Lobi Stars began this season’s Nigeria professional football league with a disappointed 3-1 loss to Plateau United in Jos, but bounced back to an impressive 4-0 win over Delta Force in match day two.
Abubakar Tsav

Abubakar Tsav: Disobedience of court orders by government irresponsible

Abubakar Tsav, former Lagos State Commissioner of Police (Compol), has described the disobedience of court orders by governments as irresponsible, President Muhammad Buhari led-government is inclusive.
The Board of Lagos-based Mountain of Fire Ministry (MFM) FC is on the verge of announcing a replacement for its former Coach, Fidelis Ilechukwu.

MFM shocks Rangers, Lobi pips Pillars

Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries (MFM) FC of Lagos recorded its second away win yesterday following a 1-0 win over Rangers International FC in the match day three of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu.
Fulani herdsmen

Miyetti Allah faults HURIWA for calling herders terrorists

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has condemned the Human Right Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) for calling its members terrorists.

APC chides Benue governor over N12 billion airport

The Benue State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken Governor Samuel Ortom to task for proposing to construct an airport, considering other pressing needs staring the state at the face.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Appeal Court upholds Nasarawa governor’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi has upheld the decision of the election petition tribunal affirming the election of Abdullahi Sule as governor of Nasarawa State.

Benue governor presents N189 billion budget for 2020

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue on Tuesday presented a budget of N189 billion for 2020 to the State House of Assembly for approval.
Emmanuel Orker-Jev

Appeal court affirms Senator Orker-Jev’s election

The Court of Appeal Makurdi Judicial Division has upheld the decision of the National/State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, which affirmed the election of Emmanuel Orker-Jev as Senator representing Benue North West Senatorial district.
Pope Francis on Saturday formally announced the appointment a priest of Makurdi Diocese, Revd Fr. Stephen Beba as “Chaplains to His Holiness” with the title of Monsignor.

Pope appoints Makurdi diocese priest as ‘Chaplains to His Holiness’

Pope Francis on Saturday formally announced the appointment a priest of Makurdi Diocese, Revd Fr. Stephen Beba as “Chaplains to His Holiness” with the title of Monsignor.

Why Miyetti Allah president must be arrested – Benue governor

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has highlighted reasons the President of Meyetti Allah Kautal Hore must be arrested and prosecuted.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Former president blames lack of ‘spirituality’ in government for under-development

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has blamed “lack of meaningful development” in the country on the “absence of spirituality and morality in governance”.
Flood has sacked many Olomu communities, destroying farm produce and means of livelihood, with many people displaced from their homes.

NHISA: Five states face imminent flooding, should be on ‘red alert’

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHISA) says five states of the country should be on a ‘red alert’ of imminent flooding.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns FCMB, staffs for criminal negligence

The Makurdi Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday arraigned First City Monument Bank, FCMB alongside two of its employees-Timothy Shoon, an account officer and Obende Thomas, head of operations-before Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State on three-count charges that bother on advance fee fraud and criminal negligence.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo’s farm to employ over 1,000 workers in Benue

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, says his mango plantation in Howe, Gwer East Local Government Area will employ over 1,000 workers in Benue State.

Governor Ortom: I have dismantled devils in Benue government house

Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Sunday in Makurdi that he had dismantled all negative tendencies often believed to deter progress in the Government House and the state.

Gunmen kill two in Benue state capital

The Benue State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the assassination of Mr Patrick Kumbul, head of ICT, Radio Nigeria, Harvest FM Makurdi, and one Shongo Wuester by unknown gunmen in Makurdi.

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Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry striker Kabiru Adeniji has blamed his side’s 1-1 draw with Warri Wolves on the state of Teslim Balogun stadium pitch.

Kabiru Adeniji: Teslim Balogun stadium gave us more problems than Warri Wolves

Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry striker Kabiru Adeniji has blamed his side’s 1-1 draw with Warri Wolves on the state of Teslim Balogun stadium pitch.
Police check the identity cards of people wishing to enter a cordoned area near the campus of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in the Hung Hom district of Hong Kong on November 21, 2019, where anti-government protesters remained barricaded in. – Hardline Hong Kong protesters held their ground on November 21 in a university besieged for days by police as the US passed a bill lauding the city’s pro-democracy movement, setting up a likely clash between Washington and Beijing. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

Hong Kong campus stalemate as US bill sets up China clash

A dwindling core of hardline protesters held their ground on Thursday at a Hong Kong university besieged for days by police, as the US passed a bill lauding the city’s pro-democracy movement, setting up a likely clash between Washington and Beijing.
The Katsina State House of Assembly on Wednesday cleared 17 Commissioner Nominees including President Muhammad Buhari’s Sister Hajia Rabi Atu Mohammed from Daura, submitted to it by Governor Aminu Bello Masari, for appointment as Commissioners.

Katsina proposes N249bn budget for 2020

Christened “The Budget of Reflection and Progress” is made up of a total recurrent expenditure of N75,579,865,990.00 which is equivalent to 30.30% of the total budget.
Kidnapped

Nursing mother, others abducted in Kaduna

“We are now in confusion because those abducted were four males and two women. Among the women was a nursing mother known in this community as Matar Ghali. They took her away while the husband Ghali escaped. Gambo and Bukar are among those abducted. These are all poor people and so far we have identified six people that were abducted,” he said.
Arsenal first-team operations manager Ameesh Manek has been charged with improper conduct by the FA for his behaviour during Sunday's defeat to Crystal Palace.

Rob Holding insists Arsenal can still finish in Premier League’s top four

Arsenal have not yet reached "crisis point" and can still secure a place in the Premier League's top four come May, according to Rob Holding.