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VP Osinbajo, Adams Oshiomhole, others grace John Odiegie-Oyegun’s 80th birthday celebration

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Saturday in Abuja attended the 80th birthday celebration of former APC National Chairman, Chief Odigie Oyegun.
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Plateau youths applauds governor for sustained peace, security

Plateau Youths under the umbrella of Youth for Productive Change (YPC), have applauded Plateau State Governor and Chairman of Northern Governor’s Forum (NGF), Barr. Simon Lalong for strengthening peace and security in the state through the creation of Plateau Peace Building Agency.

John Odigie-Oyegun’s experience helped APC unseat sitting president – Plateau governor

Plateau State governor and Chairman of Northern Governor’s Forum, Simon Lalong, has described the pioneer national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, as a man full of political experience which led the APC to unseat a sitting government during the 2015 general election.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria’s future bright

Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has again reassured that Nigeria’s future is bright going by the progress being made by the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

VP Osinbajo: What Nigeria’s future prosperity depends on

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that future national prosperity will be consummated by the handshake between the business environment, talents and creativity.
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Governor Lalong appoints Makut Macham as director of press

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has appointed Makut Simon Macham as his Director of Press and Public Affairs, with immediate effect.
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Governor Matawalle: No going back on Ruga in Zamfara

Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle at the weekend insisted that there is no going back on establishment of RUGA (Rural Grazing Areas) settlements for cattle herders in the state.

Northern elders: We’ll resist those trying to detach our communities

The Northern Elders Forum says that it will reject any move by leaders in the Middle Belt Forum to detach communities in North Central Nigeria from the North.

German agency begins radio programme to boost Plateau’s potato value chain

A German agency, German International Corporation (GIZ) or (Deutsche Gallschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit), has launched a radio programme in Plateau State to help transform fast staple food production and create employment along the potato value chain in Nigeria.
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Governor Lalong dissolves tertiary institutions’ governing councils

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has dissolved the governing councils of tertiary institutions in the state.
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Plateau guber: My witnesses under threats – Senator Useni tells tribunal

Plateau State governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Jeremiah Useni, has told the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos that the witnesses brought before the tribunal were under security threats.
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UNICEF urges Plateau communities to shun open defecation

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.
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Plateau residents urge Governor Lalong to revoke ‘anti-people’ water privatisation law

National President, Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Service Employees (AUPCTRE), Benjamin Anthony, has urged Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, to revoke the privatization bill signed into law by his administration.
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Plateau elders set agenda for Governor Lalong’s second term

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.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday, said Nigerians should expect better service delivery from the ninth National Assembly.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: We will perform better than eighth House

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday, said Nigerians should expect better service delivery from the ninth National Assembly.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari inaugurates new national economic council

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the new National Economic Council (NEC), with tenure from 2019 to 2023 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja

Governor Lalong: President Buhari’s fight against corruption will be intense

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has said that the fight against corruption by President Muhammadu Buhari will be more intense under his second term in office.

Plateau tertiary institution workers suspend strike

Tertiary institution workers in Plateau State who have been on strike since April 23, 2019, have suspended the strike

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Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree

The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.

Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.