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The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA reaffirms commitment to turn out best officers

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Comandant Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, reaffirmed the academy’s commitment to turn out the best officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 1

House of Reps approve orthopaedic hospital, medical centre for Jos and Wase

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed through the second reading, two bills for the establishment of an Orthopaedic Hospital in Jos and a Federal Medical Centre in Wase, both in Plateau state.

Benue university deputy vice chancellor dies of coronavirus

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) of the Benue State University (BSU) and Vice Chairman of the State Action Committee on COVID-19, Prof. Godwin Achinge, is dead.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Rev Yakubu Pam as the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said in a statement Saturday.

President Buhari appoints new Christian pilgrims commission chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Rev Yakubu Pam as the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said in a statement Saturday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

PSC approves promotion of over 6,000 police officers

According to Mr Ikechukwu Ani, the Head, Press and Public Relations at PSC, the promotions “were one of the highpoints of the 8th Plenary Meeting of the Commission which spanned a period of three weeks and ended on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020. It was presided over by the PSC Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.”
The Chief of Staff to the Plateau State Governor, Noel Donjur, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Plateau governor’s chief of staff tests positive for coronavirus

The Chief of Staff to the Plateau State Governor, Noel Donjur, has tested positive for COVID-19.
Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong directs cabinet members to test for coronavirus as commissioner tests positive

The Plateau State Governor, Mr. Simon Lalong, has directed members of the State Executive Council to undergo tests for COVID-19 pandemic disease and isolate them beginning from yesterday, July 1, 2020.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Plateau governor in self-isolation as commissioner tests positive for coronavirus

Governor Simon Lalong has since directed all members of the State Executive Council to go on self-isolation and thereafter make themselves available for coronavirus tests.
Gov. Simon Lalong in a statement by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, on Wednesday in Jos, said the roadmap was to brainstorm on economic recovery strategies for the state.

Plateau governor charges Nigerians to support judiciary in dispensation of justice

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has charged Nigerians to support the Judiciary, particularly judges in the dispensation of justice and the sustenance of the rule of law which is key to the survival of democracy.

Electrician rapes 6-year-old girl in Jos

An electrician by the name Samuel Ishaya escaped being lynched in Jos, Plateau State on Wednesday as he was caught raping a sick 6-year-old girl in Agwan Rukuba area of the state capital.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been granted an order to forfeit 60 buildings linked to a deputy commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

NSCDC arrest man for raping three-month-old baby in Nasarawa

After a thorough intelligence gathering and investigation, the Nasarawa State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) arrested a man on Tuesday for allegedly raping a 3-month-old baby in Adogi village of Nasarawa State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ex-convict arrested for impersonating late Abba Kyari’s widow

A 58-year old man identified as Mallam Aminu Ado, has been arrested by men of the Nigeria Police for impersonating the widow of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, in a bid to swindle unsuspecting Nigerians.

APC governors seek presidential intervention in party crisis, call for NEC meeting

The Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has said that all contentious issues surrounding the leadership crisis confronting the All Progressives Congress (APC) will soon be reconciled.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, assured state governors elected on the platform of the All Progressive Congress that the crisis rocking the ruling party will soon be resolved.

President Buhari assures APC governors of end to crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, assured state governors elected on the platform of the All Progressive Congress that the crisis rocking the ruling party will soon be resolved.
Moses Simon is among the nominees for Nantes' Player of the Month award for February.

Moses Simon dreams of Chelsea move

Moses Simon has ambitions of playing in the Premier League and would welcome the chance to represent Chelsea in the future.

Plateau PDP, Senator Gyang grieve over killings by bandits

The Deputy Chairman Senate Committee on Defence and Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang, and the Plateau State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have expressed their grief over the gruesome killing of five persons in Miango community by bandits in Bassa Local Government Area the state.
The Northern Governors’ Forum said it is shocked and devastated over the death of former Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Kachalla Baru.

Northern governors devastated with former NNPC chief’s demise

The Northern Governors’ Forum said it is shocked and devastated over the death of former Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Kachalla Baru.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police exhume kidnap victim’s body in Plateau, arrest suspects

A middle-aged man, Sylvester Isah, was on Saturday paraded at the Plateau State Police Command headquarters in Jos over the abduction and killing of a property owner, one Abacha Luguda, residing along Bauchi Road in Jos, the state capital

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Court dismisses fraud charges against Tompolo, others

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Wednesday dismissed all the 40 counts bordering on alleged N34 billion fraud filed by the Federal Government against Global West Vessel Specialist Limited, a company linked to a former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo.
Ibrahim Magu

Suspended EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu released from detention

He was arrested last week Monday and has been detained by the police since then. He has been appearing before a presidential panel investigating allegations of corruption and insubordination levelled against him by Abubakar Malami,

IPOB threatens payback on Anambra youths who attacked female members

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has threatened to retaliate on youths of Oba, in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State over alleged attack on some of their female members during a showcase of Igbo delicacy by the women on Sunday.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate approves N168.8 billion 2020 budget for FIRS

The Senate on Wednesday at plenary, approved the sum of N168,809,476,220 to fund the proposed 2020 budget of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS).
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP: Suspended EFCC chief not detained by Police

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says the police are not involved in the detention and investigation of the embattled former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.