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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) representative to Nigeria, Mr. Peter Hawkins, has urged Plateau communities and indeed Nigerians to shun open defecation and keep hygienic toilets, saying the practice has impacted negatively on their health.
Nearly 4,500 people in Riyom local government area of Plateau State, north-central Nigeria will benefit from improved access to safe water and sanitation facilities following the commissioning of a communal solar driven motorized water facility and WASH facilities in a school which include gender segregated latrines and a handpump.
Maj. General Augustine Agundu, Commander, Special Task Force (STF), charged with restoring peace to Plateau, southern Kaduna and some parts of Bauchi State, has vowed to recover lands forcefully grabbed from the original owners.
In Plateau State, the last four years administration of Governor Simon Lalong and now Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) came with overwhelming security challenges that are gradually eroding.
At least one soldier and three other persons were confirmed killed in a fresh attack on Kangboro village of Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The paramount ruler of Ganawuri, the Ataa Aten, Yakubu Chaimai, on Tuesday sought the leave of a Plateau State High Court to be joined as co-defender in the suit challenging Governor Simon Lalong’s attempt to tamper with the Gbong Gwom Jos Stool.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Tuesday condemned last Sunday’s violence in Jos communities in which at least five people were killed and over twelve houses destroyed.
A Plateau State High Court on Thursday issued an interim injunction stopping Governor Simon Lalong from tampering with the composition of the Gbong Gwom Jos Traditional Council.
Fulani and Berom communities in Barkin-Ladi and Riyom local government areas of Plateau State have called on Federal government to beef up security in the villages to guarantee violence-free farming season.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
Similarly, eight CPs are also posted to Benue State to supervise eight local government areas. In the same vein, six CPs are deployed to Plateau to supervise six local government areas, while two CPs are deployed to Imo State to supervise two local government areas.
According to the state collation officer, Anande Richard, a professor, Abubakar polled 548,665 to defeat Muhammadu Buhari who scored 468,555 in the 17 LGAs of the state.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is maintaining his lead in last Saturday’s presidential polls in Plateau.
Elections have commenced in four polling units in Plateau following the postponement of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.
The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup will once again take the centre stage with the hosting of the first-ever FIFA Football Conference aimed at analysing the women’s showpiece.
Barcelona new signing Frenkie de Jong reveals why he joined the La Liga Champions when the Camp Nou directors made the offer to sign him.
The Lagos State Government will begin the demolition of structures and shanties under high tension cables in Lekki area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, on Monday.
Tribunal: President Buhari’s lawyer to play video of INEC chairman ruling out electronic transmission
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has suspended sitting till Tuesday for lawyer to President Muhammadu Buhari to play video recordings where Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmoud Yakubu, ruled out the adoption of electronic transmission of result of the last general elections.
Some senators on Wednesday advocated for the protection of Nigerian airlines from what they described as unfair competition from their foreign counterparts.