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Plateau community holds town hall meeting on electoral violence

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.
Plateau State Govenror Simon Lalong

Witness: How Governor Lalong was attacked by IDPs

A witness at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp at Geo-science, Angulu-D, Zawan, where Governor Simon Bako Lalong was attacked on Saturday afternoon, Mr Francis Pwajok, has revealed how the IDPs initially murmured at the governor’s behaviour before pelting his convoy with stones.

NABDA: Lack of awareness affecting use of biotech crops

The Federal Government has said that lack of awareness, ineffective information sharing by scientists and even cultural and religious factors constituted some of the reasons why Nigerians do not make use biotechnology crops.
Nigeria Police

Pastor arrested over prophesy on Governor Okorocha’s alleged ritual killings

Chukwuma Okezuo, a pastor of the Assemblies of God Church in Owerri, Imo, has been arrested by the police command for allegedly prophesying against Rochas Okorocha, governor of the state, during a church service.

ADF, pro-Biafra groups unite against insecurity

The leadership of Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) led by Prof. Uzodinma Nwala and some pro-Biafra groups have decided to close ranks and work in the common interest of Ndigbo to look into the various insecurity challenges confronting the South East zone.

Senator Ekweremadu elected panel chair at international peace parliament

The International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP) was at the weekend inaugurated in the Maltese capital, Valetta, to promote cooperation and exchange of ideas and experiences on many national and international issues facing international peace.
Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed

Supreme Court Judge: Corruption, major impediment to development

Justice Tanko Muhammad of the Supreme Court has said that corruption remains one of the major impediments to Nigeria’s development.

Church seeks more facilities for IDPs in Plateau

The Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), Plateau, has called on the federal and state governments to provide more facilities for the IDPs.
A group of Nigerians under the aegis of Plateau State Association Friday London staged a protest at the Nigerian High Commission against the Plateau killings.

Group protests Plateau killings in London

A group of Nigerians under the aegis of Plateau State Association Friday London staged a protest at the Nigerian High Commission against the Plateau killings.
Senator Ali Ndume

Senator Ndume cautions clerics, media against heating up the polity

A member of the Senate, Ali Ndume, has cautioned the media and the religious against making comments and publishing reports capable of heating up the polity.

MASSOB: Ndigbo’s political future not dependent on President Buhari

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has said the statement from President Muhammadu Buhari, that political future of Ndigbo depends on him, is a another hypocritical plan to deceive the people of Biafra.

Cleric wants politicians to have fear of God

A cleric, Rev. Olatoye Adesoji of Methodist Cathedral, Okitipupa, Ondo State on Sunday urged politicians in the country to rule with the fear of God.
President Buhari receives in audience President of Togo H.E. Mr Faure Gnassingbe in Katsina State on 29th June 2018. President Buhari with President of Togo H.E. Mr Faure Gnassingbe, Governor of Katsina Aminu Bello Masari and his deputy Alhaji Mannir Yakubu as he receives in audience President of Togo in Katsina State on 29th June 2018

ECOWAS: Farmers, herders conflict, a West African problem

The Chairman of ECOWAS Authority and Togolese President, Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema, has said that leaders of the region will soon deliberate on the persistent outbreak of farmers/herdsmen clashes in some countries in the region, including Nigeria where scores have died.

Cardinal Onaiyekan chides clerics misleading their followers

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, has called on both Christian and Muslim clerics to stop misleading their followers in their sermons.
Dr. Soja Bewarang is the current Chairman, Plateau Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).

CAN: Fresh Plateau killings a genocide

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has described the fresh killings in Plateau state as a genocide.

Jubilation in Comrade Oshiomhole camp as APC holds national convention

The Campaign office of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, sole candidate for national chairmanship position of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was a beehive of activities on Friday as delegates from the states who arrived Abuja for the party’s National Convention besieged his office located in Aso Drive area to felicitate with him.

Senator Makarfi: I won’t naked PDP in public after clothing me

Senator Ahmed Makarfi, former Acting National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) now a presidential aspirant of the party, said on Wednesday that he would not publicly disgrace the party after using the platform to attain great positions in the country.

CAN urges President Buhari to caution aide

The President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to restrain his aide, Lauretta Onochie, on her use of vulgar words abuse and unprintable names against others.

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Expert wants appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate

Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
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Governor Uzodinma visits President Buhari, seeks refund of N32 billion

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sought a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.
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Thai court says anti-abortion laws unconstitutional

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.