Lalong’s Director of Press dies in India

Lalong’s Director of Press dies in India

Mr. Emmanuel Nanle, director of press and public affairs to Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, is dead. Nanle died on Tuesday night in an Indian hospital, according to family sources. The sources said Nanle was flown to India last Thursday when his situation could not be handled locally. Mr. Mark Longyen, senior special assistant […]

Tor Tiv warns youths against misuse of social media

Tor Tiv warns youths against misuse of social media

The Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse, has cautioned youths against using social media platforms to insult elders for over political differences. The Tor Tiv gave this warning at NKST Church, Low Level, during a special thanksgiving service in honour of Senator Barnabas Gemade who celebrated his 70th birthday. He described as unfortunate and saddening the […]

Kogi sets up camps for Lokoja victims

Kogi sets up camps for Lokoja victims

In view of the increasing number of houses getting submerged in the state, Kogi State government has set up temporary camps for victims of flood in Lokoja. The Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr. Sanusi Yahaya, made this known just as he warned residents in flood-prone areas to move to safer places. This, he […]

Killings: 20,000 Benue kids out of school

Killings:  20,000 Benue kids out of school

The Chairman, Benue State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Rev. Philip Tachin, has disclosed that 20,000 children have been forced out of school in the state. Tachin made the disclosure after he and members of the board’s management team inspected completed and ongoing primary school projects constructed under the Benue State Government and the Universal […]

Ortom denies blocking sale of form to SDP guber aspirants

Ortom denies blocking sale of form to SDP guber aspirants

Benue State government has denied reports that Governor Samuel Ortom allegedly blocked the sale of forms to governorship aspirants of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in the state. A press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ortom, Terver Akase, states:  “We read a story in Saturday Independent of September 1, 2018 in which […]

Plateau: 8 killed, 95 houses burnt in fresh attack

Plateau:  8 killed, 95 houses burnt in fresh attack

No fewer than eight people were killed and 95 houses burnt in Abonong and Zayit communities, Foron District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State on Wednesday, during an attack. 310 cows were rustled too, while three other persons were wounded. The spokesman of the Police Command in Plateau State, Mr. Terna Tyopev, […]

FRSC records six crashes, three deaths, 26 injured in Benue

FRSC records six crashes, three deaths, 26 injured in Benue

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Benue Command, Mr. David Mendie, has said three deaths and six crashes were recorded during the last Eid-el-Kabir patrol in Benue State. Speaking in a telephone interview with The Next Edition on their activities during the Sallah break, in Makurdi, Wednesday, Mandie said 54 lives were saved while 26 were injured. According to him, […]

Violence: Govt imposes curfew in Kaduna

Violence:  Govt imposes curfew in Kaduna

The government of Kaduna State has imposed curfew on two communities. They are Kwaru and Ungwan Yero in Kaduna North Local Government Area. The curfew followed an attack on the communities by some suspected gang members. READ ALSO: Terrorism: Lawyers group threatens to sue Idris Ahmed, CUPS over attack on military The curfew is between 7.00 […]

Plateau: Gunmen kill Speaker’s head driver, one other

Plateau: Gunmen kill Speaker’s head driver, one other

Unidentified gunmen have killed Mr. Azi Magaji, the head driver to the Plateau House of Assembly Speaker, and Mr Edward Ankpa, a security personnel with the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) The Plateau Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Terna Tyopev, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Jos. […]

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