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Ban on public procession still in force – Plateau govt

The commissioner advised all aggrieved candidates to approach the tribunal rather than seeking self-help through protest.

Dino Melaye

Why we sent police officers to Dino Melaye’s house – Official

The command says it took the action in connection with the July 19 shooting of one of its operatives.

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Family Planning: Kogi has low level of contraceptive usage – USAID

Kogi has the lowest contraceptive usage within the Middle Belt region, the official said.

Plateau state on map

How to end Plateau crisis – Army General

The army officer said unless these suggestions are followed the crises would continue.


Plateau Crisis: We’ve suffered casualties – Nigerian Army general

“I lost three well trained soldiers. We have just buried them. These soldiers are as young as 25,” he says

Plateau state on map

LG Elections: Protesters burn four houses in Plateau

“They were shocked when a candidate they claimed did not win the polls was announced as the winner.”

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello [Photo Credit: The News Nigeria]

Court quashes compulsory retirement of four permanent secretaries in Kogi

The court says the retirement contravenes extant public service rules and regulations.

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state

Plateau LG polls: Lalong calls for calm amidst violent protest over election results

Irate youth burnt down the house of the caretaker chairman of Bassa LGA

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Plateau LG polls: PDP kicks as APC wins 11 councils

Elections in Langtang North and Mangu were declared inconclusive over alleged ballot box snatching and other irregularities


Plateau LG Polls: Angry youth block roads, insist on results

The protesting youth say the road would remain blocked “until the Returning Officer comes back to declare the result of yesterday’s election”.

11 burnt in Abuja restaurant gas explosion

The victims suffered some 40 to 50 degree of burns.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello [Photo Credit: The News Nigeria]

Kogi Assembly reverses resolution declaring ex-Speaker’s seat vacant

The House had declared the seat vacant following Umar Imam’s defection from the APC to SDP.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Gunmen kill soldier in Jos

The officer was responding to a report of abduction.

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APC declares Abdulrahaman AbdulRasaq Kwara governorship candidate

According to the statement, Mr AbdulRasaq polled 29,098 votes to defeat other aspirants.

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Missing General: NUJ threatens to withdraw journalists from covering search operation

The group also expressed concern over what it described as arbitrary harassment and intimidation of members of public.

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NSCIA condemns Plateau killings, wants perpetrators apprehended

Over two dozen people have been killed in separate Plateau attacks this week.

Plateau state on map

2019: ADC picks Margaret Inusa as Plateau governorship candidate

The party affirmed all candidates for the elections on Sunday.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

APC clears eight aspirants to contest Kwara State Governorship Primaries

The aspirants were cleared based on the recommendation of the governorship screening committee.

Nigerian Army officers fighting Boko Haram

One soldier, three others killed in fresh Plateau attack- Official

One other security agent was wounded, according to the official

Abuja administration warns of traffic congestion Saturday

The APC hold its national convention in Abuja.

Ignatius Longjan

APC Primary: Ex-deputy governor picks Plateau South Senatorial ticket

Mr Longjan defeated another former deputy governor, Paullen Tallen and three others.

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Ex-Benue Deputy Governor picks Benue South Senatorial ticket

Mr Lawani was deputy governor between 2007 and 2015.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Gov. Ahmed wins PDP Kwara South Senatorial ticket

The governor will conclude his second term in May.

Nigerian Army on patrol in Borno, Boko Haram

How 13 people were killed in Tuesday’s Plateau attack – Army Major

There have been renewed violence in Plateau communities.


Plateau killings continue, 19 feared dead in latest attack

An official also speaks on the earlier Plateau killings of Tuesday.