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Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong dissolves tertiary institutions’ governing councils

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has dissolved the governing councils of tertiary institutions in the state.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.

Senator Useni: Plateau building collapse, flood disaster unfortunate

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.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Kogi residents paid highest petrol price in June

The National Bureau of Statistics says Kogi residents paid the highest price for Premium Motor Spirit popularly known as petrol in June.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA confirms 14 dead, four injured in Jos building collapse

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.

House owner, his two wives, nine others die in Jos building collapse

Twelve people, comprising owner of the building, Kabiru Nalele, his two wives and nine others died in the Jos building collapse incident on Monday.

SEMA confirms 7 dead, 1 injured in Jos building collapse

The Plateau State Emergency Management (SEMA) said seven people had died and one other was critically injured during Monday’s building collapse in Jos.

Police confirm three dead, seven injured in Jos building collapse

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.

PDP NWC takes over party leadership in Plateau

Following the leadership crisis rocking the Plateau State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, the National Secretariat of the party has taken over the affairs of the party in the state.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Plateau guber: My witnesses under threats – Senator Useni tells tribunal

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.
Waziri Adio NEITI

NEITI: 36 States received N3.95 trillion in 2018

The Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Wednesday disclosed that the 36 states of the federation received N3.95trillion as total revenues in 2018 but none of the states could fund their 2018 budget from their total revenue for the year.

Reps members urge federal government to release Shiite leader Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

Members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Nigerian government to release Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, in accordance with several court rulings.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

President Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of NIPSS chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has sought the confirmation of the Senate for the appointment of Prof. Habu Galadima as the substantive Director-General of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Jos.

NIPR: No alternative to unity, peaceful co-existence in Nigeria

The President and Chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and Chairman of Governing Council, Mallam Mukhtar Sirajo, has said that there is no alternative to peaceful co-existence in Nigeria despite the daunting challenges of insecurity.

INEC: Legal alterations can’t solve electoral process challenges

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said that “constitutional and legal alterations and amendments alone cannot solve the challenges of the electoral process.

US seeks Gani Adams’ view on Nigeria’s insecurity

The United States of America has sought the views of the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, on the security situation in the country.

UBEC rates Kwara lowest on performance chart

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has ranked Kwara the lowest among states on the chart of UBEC Matching Grant Disbursement Performance as at April 30, 2019.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF urges Plateau communities to shun open defecation

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) representative to Nigeria, Mr. Peter Hawkins, has urged Plateau communities and indeed Nigerians to shun open defecation and keep hygienic toilets, saying the practice has impacted negatively on their health.

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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Tribunal: I have not been certified – Atiku Abubakar’s data analyst

Petitioners’ Witness 60, Joseph Gbenga, called by Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as an expert witness admitted before the Presidential Election Petitioner Tribunal, on Friday, that he had not been certified.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Presidency: Court will decide Ibraheem El Zakzaky’s fate

The Presidency has enjoined El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried.

Governor Masari pushes for collective dialogue with bandits in North-West

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says, for dialogue and amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and bandits in the Northwest to succeed, it must involve all state governments in the zone.

Tailor arrested over alleged N1.48 million fraud

A 47-year-old tailor, Popoola Abolade, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a company of N1.48 million.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kogi guber: APC stakeholders drag NWC to court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders Kogi State chapter, have taken legal action against the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over the indirect mode of primaries adopted by the national leadership for the election of candidates for the November 16 Kogi State governorship poll.