Plateau Govt appoints Acting President for its Customary Court of Appeal

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Hon. Justice Blessing Lyop Dalyop A new (but acting) President of the Plateau State Customary Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Blessing Lyop Dalyop, has been sworn-in by Governor Simon Bako Lalong with a charge for her to “uphold the tenets of justice, good conscience and fairness.” While swearing-in Hon. Justice Dalyop at

Bandits kidnap Nursing Mother, her 4 months old baby, 8 others in Kaduna

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Bandits have again invaded a village in Kakau community in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State and kidnapped no few than ten people, including a nursing mother and her four months old baby. “The bandits allegedly struck the area at about 2am on Tuesday and started shooting sporadically into the air for about 30

Halt Turning Forestry to Sahara Desert, Embrace Modern Ways – Expert tells traditional bakers

...AU, EU to raise awareness on dangers. …Says, “Over 400b trees live around the world.” by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna As the world marks International Day of Desertification, a Climate expert has called for a halt on traditional method of bakeries to embrace modern method, saying activities of the ‘colonial method’ is causing desertification and forcing millions of wildlife into migration. The Climatologist

EFCC, Police ‘helpless’ as Female Company MD Disappears with million investors’ money

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Barely two years after the closure of Famhzi Agro and Capital Investment Company, also known as ‘Famhzi Interbiz,’ the management is yet to pay investors their profits and capital as earlier promised. The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director (CEO/MD) of the company, Hajiya Mariam O. Suleiman, who is currently at large, had

Bauchi Govt Removes SSG, Chief of Staff “For Lack of Political Skills”

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Bauchi State Governor, Bala  Abdulkadir Muhammad, has sliced his cabinet in an unprecedented manner, dropping a huge number of the members of the State Executive. These include: twenty-one Commissioners, Secretary to the State government (SSG), Chief of Staff have been removed by the Bauchi State Government because “they can’t play politics.” The governor announced their removal

Adamawa Governor accused of “lacking political vision”

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The Adamawa State governor has been accused of lack of good policies and vision to have ferried some Nigerian governors and ministers to commission 2-3 kilometre roads in the state to celebrate his two years in office. An aspirant of the 2023 gubernatorial candidacy of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in

‘Unknown Gunmen’ kill 12 at Plateau’s Sabon Layi Kuru

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Barely three weeks now after the attack in Dong Village of Jos North local government area and Kwi Village near Haipang Airport of Barkin Ladi local government council of the state that neutralized several lives of people, another attack occurred on Sunday night at Sabon Layi Kuru where 12 people were killed

Plateau implements “some structures” for Judicial, Legislative autonomy

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The Plateau State government has reached an agreement (with the three arms of government) after series of negotiations on modalities for its operations of the dust over the implementation of autonomy for the Judicial and Legislative Arms of Government across the country. The State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, disclosed this at

Catholic Diocese of Lafia elects Newly Bishop

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Msgnr David Ajang The newly elected Catholic Bishop of Lafia Diocese, Msgnr David Ajang, has been charged to continue to serve God, humanity and declare His salvation to the world without fear or hesitation. Governor Simon Lalong was speaking at a send-forth Mass organised for the Bishop-elect by his parishioners, at the

Democracy Day Succor: Plateau Govt Pardons 7 Prison Inmates

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Seven (7) inmate prisoners have been granted pardon for their good conduct by the Plateau State Government, with effect from their different dates of sentences. Those pardoned are, Nanfa Gwantur, Ponzing Nanshe, Wasa Zachariah, Timkur Laven, Dauda Joshua. Their death sentences were commuted to life imprisonment, while Davou Dalyop Mancha and Cletus Augustine were