Day: March 13, 2018

The House of Representatives has recalled its former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumini Jibrin, from suspension. Recall that Jibrin was suspended on September 28, 2016 for 180 legislative days. Since the House of Reps sits thrice in a week, Jibrin’s suspension lasted over 17 months. At the time of his suspension and based on a […]

Senator Shehu Sani, has called on the Federal Government to fulfil the third quarter promise for the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country. Sani made the call while speaking with newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja. It would be recalled that Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment had […]

On this day in 1989, a Nigerian Afropop singer and songwriter, Yemi Eberechi Alade, simply known as Yemi Alade, was born in Abia State, South-East Nigeria. She gained prominence after winning the Peak Talent Show in 2009, and is best known for her hit single “Johnny“. Her father James Alade is of Yoruba origin while […]

A member of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Baba-Hassan of the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday prayed the Jos Federal High Court II to dismiss all criminal charges of forgery labeled against him by the Attorney General of the federation. The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami had filed eight court charge against Baba-Hassan […]

The mass burial of victims killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in several communities in Bassa Local Government of Plateau State was on Tuesday disrupted by a fresh attack which left 25 persons dead. The State Police Public Relations Officer,Mathias Tyopev Terna who confirmed the killings on Tuesday told Jay FM in Jos that two people were also […]

On this day in 1987, entertainer and famous Disc Jockey, Brown Mark, who is professionally known as Funky deejay Brown was born in Jos north Local Government Area of Plateau state, North-Central Nigeria. He attended MIG model private school from 1993to 1999 and Salama high school Jos for his secondary school education from 1999to 2005. […]

Still on the president’s visit to Benue. The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari disregarded freedom of the press in Benue on Monday as correspondents of several mediums were barred from covering the President’s visit. About 30 correspondents from various media organisations were in the state, but only seven handpicked media organisations were allowed to cover […]

The Senate has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission against being misguided on the extent of the powers of the National Assembly in the amendment to the Electoral Act 2010. The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, while declaring open a public hearing on the bill seeking to establish the National Electoral Offences Commission on Monday, made […]

Still on the president’s visit to Benue. The State Governor Samuel Ortom has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to upgrade Exercise Cat Race to a full military operation. The governor made the appeal on Monday during a meeting of stakeholders at the Government House in Makurdi, the state capital. The Nigerian Army had launched the new […]

The World Health Organisation has revealed in a statement, a mysterious “Disease X”,  capable of causing a global pandemic in the future. The organisation released a list of diseases it considers posing a high risk to the public due to their potential to spark an epidemic and the limited treatment available to combat them. This […]

The Borno State Government has closed female boarding schools in 25 local government areas of the state to forestall abduction of schoolgirls by the Boko Haram insurgents. Recall that over 200 schoolgirls were abducted in April 14, 2014 from a Chibok secondary school (Borno State) and 110 schoolgirls abducted weeks ago at a secondary school […]

-JAMES ABRAHAM The focused leadership and outstanding contributions of former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah David Jang have translated to strategic policies and developmental strides that have positively affected   the lives of the people not only in the state but in the country at large These views were expressed by a cross section of […]

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