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Former member of the House of Representatives, and former speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bye-election primary to fill in the vacant seat for the Plateau South Senatorial District.
Five aspirants are contesting for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming Plateau South senatorial by-election, Mr Yakubu Chocho, the state Chairman of the party, has said.
Northern youths under the aegis of Arewa Youths for Peace and Security (AYPS) have rejected a call for political parties to jettison zoning in the choice of presidential candidates for the 2023 general election.
The Chairman of Vwang Traditional Council and Da Gwom Rwey of Vwang, Da Gyang G. Balak, has directed his subjects to carry out a compulsory COVID-19 test in four villages of Vwang District of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Kano State Government on Sunday said no fewer than 1, 213 Almajiris have been evacuated to their state of origin.
The Kano State government has confirmed that the State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, was among the 22 patients that were discharged after testing negative for coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Plateau State Government has commenced tracing of all persons that had contact with the two new cases of Covid-19 in the state, saying it will do so to contain the spread of the virus.
Member representing Jos South in the Plateau State State House of Assembly, Hon Gwottson Dalyop Fom, has urged Governor Simon Lalong to reveal the proposed budget for the fumigation exercise in the state.
Deposed Kano emir Muhammadu Sanusi is likely to leave Awe, a community in Nassarawa State, where he is exiled by the Kano State Government.
Controversy now trails the banishing of the former Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhamad Sanusi, as the Kano State Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Ibrahim Mukhtar, has denied that the State Government ordered the banishment of the former Emir.
Scores of youth stormed the Kano Hisbah office on Wednesday over an alleged blasphemy song against the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
Abubakar Abdullahi, the Muslim cleric who hid over 200 people, mostly Christians, inside a mosque during the recent Plateau attack, says six of his children are adherents of the Christian faith.
No member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), serving in Plateau would be posted to crises-ridden areas, Mr Abdulsalam Alhassan, the state’s coordinator, has said.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has solicited the support of British Government in addressing the plight and pathetic condition of people living with disabilities in Plateau State.
Most Rev. Michael Gokum, the Catholic Bishop of Pankshin Diocese in Plateau, on Thursday donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Daffo District of Bokkos Local Government Area.
Nasarawa Gom community in Jos North Local Government area of Plateau on Monday held a town hall meeting to fashion out ways of curbing electoral violence in the area.
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Iba Gani Adams, Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, has described the demise of the sons of the General Overseers (GOs) of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, and that of Gospel Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT), Pastor Elijah Abina, as huge losses, adding that God was surely unquestionable in all respects.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir announced a new parliament on Monday including lawmakers from opposing sides of the country's civil war as part of a 2018 peace accord, state television reported.
Temiloluwa Adeboye, widow of the late Pastor Dare Adeboye, said her husband was not afraid of death, adding that she was sure Dare is in heaven. Temiloluwa asaid this at the Evening of Worship and Tributes, which held at the RCCG, House of Favour, Redemption Camp.
Alan Sheared wants Harry Kane to leave Tottenham Hotspur this summer to fulfil his ambition of winning trophies at club level.
At least seven people have been killed and several injured in a shooting at a school in southwest Russia, according to reports.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) says it registered 28 new COVID-19 infections in five states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory on Thursday.
China will set up "a line of separation" at the summit of Mount Everest to prevent the mingling of climbers from COVID-hit Nepal and those ascending from the Tibetan side as a precautionary measure, Chinese state media reported on Sunday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says Gombe will get additional 770 polling units to the existing 2,218, following the expansion of voter access to the polling units.
Istanbul’s status as the host city for this month’s Champions League Final between Manchester City and Chelsea is in major doubt after Turkey was added to the Government’s list of coronavirus “red list” countries for travel, with the UK ready to step in and host the game instead.
Super Eagles and Villarreal star Samuel Chukwueze faces a major battle to be fit in time for their Europa League final against Manchester United.