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Plateau guber: Governor Lalong, Senator Useni’s supporters besiege tribunal as it delivers judgment

Hundreds of supporters of the 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Plateau State, Mr Simon Lalong, and his main challenger, Senator Jeremiah Useni, of the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday took over the premises of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Jos where Justice H.A. Saleeman-led tribunal is currently delivering judgement in the matter.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his trip to New York where he participated in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. 1

Xenophobia: President Buhari jets to South Africa with three governors, seven ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart Abuja on a three-day state visit to South Africa following an invitation by President Cyril Ramaphosa, to discuss the welfare of Nigerians in that country.

Gunmen kill three persons in Plateau

No fewer than three persons were reported to have been shot dead by suspected herdsmen in Daku hamlet of Jol community in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State.
President Buhari departs Abuja for New York, USA ahead of the 74th Session of United Nations general Assembly on 22nd Sep 2019

President Buhari youth schemes‘ll take many out of poverty – Plateau youths

Plateau State Chairman of Youths for Productive Change, Comrade Stephen Bitrus Pwol, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for initiating the Presidential Youth Employment Scheme, saying it will take most Nigeria youths out of poverty.
Simon Lalong

Why I established PLASMEDA – Plateau governor

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau says his administration established the Plateau Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (PLASMEDA) and the State Disability Commission to compliment the initiatives of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Sonni Tyoden

Plateau not ripe for state police – deputy governor

Plateau State Deputy Governor, Professor Sonni Tyoden, has said that although Plateau is not yet matured for the adoption of state police, the administration of his principal, Simon Lalong, would intensify efforts at stemming the tide of insecurity in the State.

Police to arrest politicians driving with covered number plates

The police on Thursday warned politicians and other vehicle owners against driving with covered number plates or be ready to face the full wrath of the law.

Group begs President Buhari to pardon Senator Dariye

A group, Youth Assembly at the United Nations (YAUN), on Thursday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to pardon former Plateau State Governor, Senator Joshua Dariye, who is currently serving a ten-year jail term for misappropriating N1.6 billion ecological fund belonging to the state when he served as governor of Plateau State.

NSCDC: Agro rangers to act as mediators in farmers, herders conflicts

The about 1, 000 newly inaugurated Agro Ranger special unit by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps to address the recurring farmers/herders conflict in the country would as part of their duties serve as mediator in any conflict between farmers and herders in the hinterland across the country.
Nyesom Wike

2023: We’ll bank on Goodluck Jonathan, Bukola Saraki, Nyesom Wike – PDP

The Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jibrin, has said the PDP BoT will embark on strategic talks and engagements with former President Goodluck Jonathan; a former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido; and other presidential aspirants of the party to solidify and position the party to recapture power at the federal level in 2023.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Driver bags two years imprisonment for breach of trust, cheating

An Upper Area Court, sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Wednesday sentenced a 37 year-old driver, Abdullahi Adamu, to two years imprisonment for breach of trust, misappropriation and cheating.

Police rescue kidnapped NYSC member in Plateau

The Plateau State Police Command has confirmed the released of the kidnapped female corps member, Igwebuike Amilia Nkechi, who was abducted from her apartment in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Kidnap Victim

Female corps member kidnap in Plateau

A member of the National Youth Service Corps serving in Jos, the capital of Plateau State, Miss Igwebuike Amilia Nkechi was yesterday abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Jos North Local Government Area of the state.

Over 5,000 get free medical care in Plateau council

Over 5, 000 residents of Langtang South local government area of Plateau State have benefited from free medical services as provided for them by the Council Chairman, Rims Nimchak, in conjunction with Eden-Compassion and Health Mission Int’l, ECHM.
Fulani herdsmen

Central bank to support nomadic herdsmen livestock production

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will support and integrate small holders, subsistent and nomadic herdsmen through its Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) to boost livestock production.
In line with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) policy to discourage the importation of milk, four dairy products manufacturers have commenced the process for the local production of milk, an official has said.

Four Nigerian companies begin local production of milk

In line with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) policy to discourage the importation of milk, four dairy products manufacturers have commenced the process for the local production of milk, an official has said.

Official: Central bank, governors agree to develop agric sector

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and governors of the 36 states of the federation on Thursday agreed to pool resources to develop the agricultural potentials in their domains and create jobs.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: We are democratising poverty instead of democratising hope

Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has taken a swipe at the entire political class and elite in the country, saying that the political elite has so far democratized poverty instead of democratizing hope.

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Pastor Adeboye donates dialysis machine to UCH Ibadan

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Court adjourns Senator Suswam’s fraud trial till November 26

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the fraud trial of former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, till November 25 and 26.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson tenders ‘video evidence’ of electoral fraud, violence in Nembe, Ogbia,...

Governor Seriake Dickson has tendered a video evidence in support of the killings and election violence that characterised the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election in Nembe local government area and some other parts of the state.

Twelve corpses burnt in OAU mortuary fire

It was gathered that there was fire outbreak following a power surge around 3.00 an on Tuesday at the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, where the corpses were kept.
England, Nigeria and Canada are in a three-way tussle for the services of Fikayo Tomori, with the Chelsea centre-half’s impressive displays putting him on Gareth Southgate’s radar.

Fikayo Tomori: Playing for England not a walk in the park declares

Nigeria born England international Fikayo Tomori has confessed that playing for the Three Lions is no tea party, adding however that he is prepared to work very hard to earn a regular place in the team.