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The Attah Igala and President Kogi State Traditional Council HRM Dr Micheal Ameh Oboni II have conferred Igala traditional title on Governor, Yahaya Bello as the Oga-Onu-ogu- Attah of the Igala kingdom. 1

Attah Igala: Why I conferred on Kogi governor highest chieftaincy title

After a week of the conferment of chieftaincy title of ‘Ogah Ogwu-Attah’ on Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, which sparked public criticisms, the Attah Igala, Dr Michael Idakwo Ameh Oboni II over the weekend in Abuja insisted that the governor deserved the title.

Benue governor begs federal government to check illegal entry of herdsmen into Nigeria

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has again told the Federal Government to check the illegal entry of foreign herdsmen into Nigeria.

Police confirm pastor’s abduction in Lafia

The Nasarawa State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of a cleric, Mr John Egla, said to be a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Lafia.

Gunmen kill two persons in latest attacks in Plateau

Gunmen killed two persons at Fanlo and Nding villages in the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State late on Sunday.

Northern elders: We’ll resist those trying to detach our communities

The Northern Elders Forum says that it will reject any move by leaders in the Middle Belt Forum to detach communities in North Central Nigeria from the North.
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UNICEF, EU call for clean water and toilets in all Nigerian schools

Nearly 4,500 people in Riyom local government area of Plateau State, north-central Nigeria will benefit from improved access to safe water and sanitation facilities following the commissioning of a communal solar driven motorized water facility and WASH facilities in a school which include gender segregated latrines and a handpump.

Former NFF boss Sani Lulu joins Kogi guber race

Former President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Alhaji Sani Lulu, has declared his intention to seek election into the office of Kogi State Governor, North Central Nigeria.

Presidency lists initiatives to tackle security challenges

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’

Federal government kicks off grazing reserve project with 31,000 hectares in Niger State

The Federal Government has began the process of resettling herdsmen and bringing to an end the continued farmers/herders clashes in the country, as Niger state in North Central Nigeria taking the lead with the establishment of a 31,000 hectares of grazing reserve in the state.

Governor Ortom: Senator Akume should be in jail

Ortom, said this to journalists while reacting to an allegation by the former governor at President Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential campaign rally held at Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi, on Wednesday.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday urged Nigerians not to fall into deceptions of President Muhammdu Buhari and his party (APC) in their to seek second term.-3

Atiku Abubakar: We’ll end insecurity, hunger, impunity against judiciary

The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alh. Atiku Abubakar, says that he will work with the masses to end hunger, insecurity and impunity against the judiciary if elected President.

Muslims suffer more discrimination than Christians – NSCIA replies Bishop Kukah

The Nigerian Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has listed ways Muslims in Nigeria suffer more discrimination than their Christian counterpart.

Governor Lalong: Plateau to train indigenes on modern agriculture

The Governor of Plateau, Mr Simon Lalong has promised to train more indigenes on modern agricultural practices and innovation, towards conflict resolution, peace and development in the State.

Nigerian envoy wants international collaboration on influx of arms to Africa

Prof. Tijjani Bande, Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, said the illicit influx of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALWs) has become a source of worry to Africa.

ASUU urges federal government rejig Nigeria’s security architecture

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has told the Federal Government to urgently review the country’s security architecture to reassure the populace of the safety of their lives and properties.

ASUU urges federal government to rejig security architecture

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has told the Federal Government to urgently review the security architecture of the country to reassure the populace on the safety of their lives and property.

Military parades suspected killers in Plateau

Three suspects in the connection with the weekend’s killings in 11 villages in Plateau have been arrested and paraded by the military alongside with their weapons.

NLC drags federal government to ILO over ‘plans to proscribe’ union

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday reported the Nigerian government to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), accusing the government of working through the back door to proscribe the congress and undermine collective labour relations in the country.

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