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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As the University College Hospital, Ibadan marked its 62nd founder’s day yesterday, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye donated a dialysis machine worth N10m to help patients with kidney problems across the country.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has assured government retirees that their money was safely kept in the Central Bank of Nigeria coffers under the Treasury Single Account policy.
The Netherlands, Germany and World Cup finalists Croatia expanded a list of big hitters to qualify for Euro 2020 on Saturday as the trio booked their places at next summer’s finals.
The men were said to have carted away with ballot boxes, while polling materials were seen flying around on the road, as police helicopter hover above.
Indigenes of the Eziama Obaire community in the Nkwerre Council Area of Imo State have devised strategies to strengthen the safety of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted in their area.
Chairman of All Progressive Congress in Kogi state, Abdulahi Bello, has expressed optimism about his party’s victory at the governorship election.