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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State and former Secretary to Government in the state, Hon. Rufus Bature, said that the Federal Government has taken proactive measures to end the activities of crisis merchants who benefits from killing and sucking of innocent bloods in Plateau.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Plateau State office has displayed the names of 39 cleared to contest for the Senate seats from the three Senatorial districts of the state and as well as 66 candidates contesting for the House of Representatives seats across the eight Federal Constituencies of the state.
Rufus Bature, who recently resigned his appointment as Secretary to the Plateau government to contest for the Plateau North APC ticket, has secured the delegates’ nod to contest for the senate seat in 2019.
Secretary to Plateau State Government, Mr. Rufus Bature, and Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Mr. Hitler Dadi, have resigned their appointments to contest in the 2019 elections.
Worried by the pathetic condition of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in Plateau State, Governor Simon Lalong, has inaugurated a committee saddle with the responsibility of catering and returning displaced persons to their ancestral homes.
A former Governor of Plateau State and senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Jonah David Jang, has dismissed his alleged indictment in the recent massacre of over 200 Berom in three local government areas of the state.
The Plateau State Government has reviewed the curfew it imposed in three local governments of Jos South, Riyom and Barkin Ladi from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily
Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Northern Nigeria, Rev. Yakubu Pam, said the killings by herdsmen in Barkin-Ladi and Riyom local government areas of Plateau State would not end until Federal Government resolve the question of land grabbing and indiscriminate grazing in the areas.
For several hours on Saturday, suspected armed herders opened fire on villagers in some communities in Plateau State, killing over 100 people.
The Plateau state government has imposed a curfew on Riyom, Barakin Ladi and Jos south local government area of the state following fresh killings.
Two soldiers, two mobile policemen and about 23 others were on Wednesday killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen during a fierce battle at Dung Kasa, Rafiki and Dutse Kura communities in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau has created six additional ministries to the 17 existing ministries in the state, bringing the total to 23 in the state.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Solomon Dalung, has expressed the determination of President Muhammadu Buhari to address farmers/herdsmen clashes and its attendant killings in the country.
The Plateau State Government on Saturday says it was collaborating with security agencies to fish out perpetrators of Friday’s attack that claimed the lives of innocent citizens in some communities of Bassa Local Government Area.
US President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will review the case of a soldier charged with premeditated murder for killing an alleged bomb-maker in Afghanistan.
One soldier has been killed as the Nigerian Army has repelled attack by Boko Haram insurgents who disguised as humanitarian workers at Gudunbali community in Borno.
Anthony Joshua has explained why he and Deontay Wilder did not fight this summer at Wembley Stadium.
Liverpool powered back to the top of the Premier League as Xherdan Shaqiri inspired a 3-1 win over bitter rivals Manchester United, while Arsenal’s 22-match unbeaten run was shattered by a shock defeat at Southampton on Sunday.
Kano Pillars today retained the Ahlan Pre-Season Tournament after they beat Wikki Tourists 2-1 in the Final at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.
Veteran Olympian Funke Oshonaike on Monday suffered another defeat at the ongoing 2018 National Sports Festival in Abuja, when she was sent packing 4-3 in the quarter-finals of the women’s singles table tennis event by unknown youngster Nimota Aregbesola from Lagos State.
The Pro Chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe, on Wednesday said that Nigerians were spending a whooping N1 trillion annually to pursue university education abroad.
Lagos State Controller of Prison, Mr Tunde Ladipo, on Tuesday said that Nigeria prisons were no longer a punishment institution rather a reformative and correctional centre
The Central Bank of Nigeria says the migration of the Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies to the Treasury Single Account has led to positive growth in the value and volume of transactions recorded in end to end payments in 2017.
The Katsina State Government on Tuesday said it has identified no fewer than 547 artisanal miners and 442 mining sites across the state as part of efforts to improve the mining and complement federal government’s efforts of diversifying the economy from oil to the non-oil sector.