Day: September 21, 2017

Nigeria’s telecoms regulatory body, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday said it has, in the last two years, remitted N133.4bilion to the consolidated revenue fund of the Federal Government. The commission’s Director of Public Affairs, Tony Ojobo, said in a statement, “Although NCC’s primary role is not to generate revenue for the government, but […]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said its newly introduced Central Admissions Processing Systems CAPS, will restore the autonomy of institutions. The CAPs, according to the board, will ensure that candidates are fairly treated and expand admission opportunities as well as protect academic calendar. The Registrar of the Board, Ishaq Oloyede, said this […]

Lalong, Stakeholders in Plateau appreciate JAY FM on preparation towards credible poll in 2019. Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong and other stakeholders in the state have commended the role being played by JAY FM Radio Station in Jos towards ensuring free, fair and credible poll  during the forthcoming 2019 General Elections. Correspondent JAMES ABRAHAM reports […]

Oil prices rose on Wednesday in spite of a rise in US crude inventories with the market heading for its largest 3rd quarter gain in 13 years after the Iraqi oil minister said OPEC and its partners were considering extending or deepening output cuts. Brent crude futures rose to 56.20 dollars a barrel while U.S. […]

DIRECTORATE OF PRESS & PUBLIC AFFAIRS, OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR, PLATEAU STATE PRESS RELEASE The Executive Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong having considered further the steady  improvement in the state of security within the Greater Jos-Bukuru metropolis since the imposition of a dusk to dawn curfew, on thursday the 14th […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has described as a welcome development, the directive of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to heads of divisions of courts to establish special anti-corruption courts across the country. Justice Onnoghen had announced the creation of special court for corruption cases on Monday at the special […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N45 billion to pay the entitlements of former Nigerian Airways workers. The defunct national carrier was liquidated by former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s regime in 2005, and the workers had been embarking on protests nationwide over their unpaid entitlements. The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, […]

The Federal High Court in Abuja has approved the application by the Federal Government, seeking the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra. Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdu Kafarati, granted the order on Wednesday, five days after the military released a statement declaring IPOB a terrorist group and South-East governors proscribed its […]

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets in support of the military operation in South-East and code-named Operation Python Dance II. Various air assets including the Alpha Jet aircraft has immediately been deployed by the air force to it’s 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, Rivers State to support […]

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party said it has set in motion processes that will ensure free and fair polls during its national convention on December the 9th. The National Convention is meant to elect a new leadership for the party that will guide it into the 2019 general election. Acting Chairman […]

The first edition of Town Hall Meeting organized by the Independent National Electoral Commission plateau state, in collaboration with Jay FM was held in Jos today at the Azi Nyako Youth Centre in Dadin Kowa. The meeting had in attendance, different stakeholders including politicians, youth groups, religious leaders, community associations, civil society organizations, media practitioners […]

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