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NiMet predicts thundry, cloudy conditions for Friday

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thundry and cloudy conditions for Friday. NiMet’s weather outlook on Thursday in Abuja predicted partly cloudy condition with...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

SIP has added value to society – Plateau ALGON chair

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong The Plateau State Chairman, Association of Local Government of Nigeria, ALGON, Mr. Ezekiel Pabuet has lauded the Social Investment Programme of the federal government as...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa to establish Oil Communities Dev Commission

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By Samuel Oyadongha – Yenagoa After years of agitations for a special development commission for oil-producing communities in Bayelsa, the state government has concluded plans to establish...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

UNICEF spends N2.4bn on Plateau in 5yrs

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF has reiterated its commitment to continue to collaborate with the Plateau State government in tackling problems in...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Suspected armed robbers nabbed in Jos

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong A five man gang which specializes in snatching of cars and robbing of POS operators in Jos and its environs have been apprehended by the Plateau State Police Command in...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest 17 suspects over various offences in Plateau

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The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 17 suspects for committing various offences in the state in the last four weeks. Suspects arrested in Jos. PHOTO: NAN The Commissioner of Police, Mr...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Plateau: How anchor borrowers’ scheme can curb farmers/herders conflicts

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong The Anchor Borrowers’ programme of the federal government which was launched by President Muhammadu Buhari in November, 2015 and implemented by the Central Bank of...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

CLO urges FG, states to set up functional fire service station on Onitsha-Enugu Highway

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The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), a civil society organization, on Thursday, urged the Federal Government to set up a functional fire service station on the Onitsha axis of Onitsha-Enugu...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Persons with albinism suffer most discrimination in public spaces ― Survey

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A demographic and socioeconomic study of Persons with Albinism (PWAs) conducted in Oyo and Plateau States has revealed that PWAs suffer most discrimination in public places. Cross-section of...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Presidency says NSIO not engaged in extra-budgetary expenses

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Mrs Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Investment, says the National Social Investment Office (NSIO), will continue to be guided by the provisions of the Fiscal...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Thursday

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Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms over few places of the north, with thunderstorms and rains over central, southern cities on Thursday. NiMet’s weather...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

Road crashes claimed 351 lives in 3 states in 9 months — FRSC

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Wednesday, said that road traffic crashes killed 351 persons, while 2,413 were injured between January and September in Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

ITF to establish tourism school in Lagos

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The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund, ITF, Sir Joseph Ari has lamented that despite the abundant tourism potentials in Nigeria, the country has been unable to harness them to boost...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

Indigenous people of Jos reject appointment of Shehu Bala as Committee Chairman of Jos North

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Piqued by the appointment of Shehu Bala as the Management Committee Chairman of Jos North local government area by Governor Simon Lalong, the autochthonous people of Jos,...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

N215.5m spent monthly to feed over 220,000 pupils in Plateau ― Hamza.

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong 220, 865 pupils in public primary schools across the 17 local government areas of Plateau State have so far benefitted from the National Home Grown School Feeding...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →