President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday took on Governor Rabiu Kwakwanso of Kano State, accusing him of embezzling the money his (President’s) campaign office provided to mobilise the state delegates for the 2011 presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party and the main election. more »
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has blamed the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) for the bomb blasts that rocked Abuja on Monday in which over 71 persons were killed and 124 injured. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, the PDP condemned as barbaric, monstrous and extremely wicked, the blasts which occurred at Nyanya, on the outskirts of the Federal Capital Territory. more »
Voicing out his shock and sadness after a bomb attack at a bus station near the Nigerian capital of Abuja claimed dozens of lives, United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon on Monday night called on the President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration to urgently for the perpetrators to be brought to justice.
More than 70 people have reportedly been killed in the bombing, which took place as commuters were about to board buses and taxis to go to work in the capital. more »
A delegate to the National Conference and the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Mustapha, has said that the North can survive economically without proceeds from petroleum resources. more »
Plateau State is one of the thirty-six States that make up the Federal Republic of Nigeria including the Federal Capital Territory , Abuja . The State derived its name from the Jos Plateau, which is the ubiquitous and predominant geographical landscape in the middle belt of Nigeria . The State is blessed with the presence of undulating highlands characterized by hills ranging from 500-1600 metres above sea level as well as artificial hillocks and mining paddocks dumps that are seen all over the State