NCC loses manager in Plateau crisis

NCC loses manager in Plateau crisis

Zayyanu Shalla, a principal manager with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been killed in Jos South, Plateau State. He was killed along with his friend on Sunday while returning from Bauchi on a social visit. According to his relatives and colleagues at the NCC, Shalla was a “gentle and jolly good fellow”…Detail>>

Blow to Nigeria as key player picks injury ahead of clash with Argentina

Nigerian Captain John Mikel. He might miss the clash against Argentina. Photo/Planetfootball Gernot Rohr remains positive John Obi Mikel will play against Argentina despite confirming the Tianjin Teda midfielder suffered fractured metacarpal against Iceland. Mikel was hurt in the 2-0 victory at Volgograd Arena and played the latter part of the make or drop clash in pains. “Unfortunately there is one injury…Detail>>

Plateau killings: Youths, military disagree over secret burial for victims

Commander of Special Military Taskforce codenamed Operation Safe Haven, Maj. Gen. Anthony Atolagbe Friday Olokor and Adelani Adepegba The burial of over 200 victims of the recent attacks in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State carried out by suspected Fulani herdsmen generated a serious controversy following allegations that security agencies want to carry out the exercise in secret. Sources said that relatives of the deceased wanted to pick the corpses for burial because they have started…Detail>>

What Kwankwaso told Fayose about Buhari during Ekiti visit

A former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Monday paid a visit to the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, in Ado Ekiti. Kwankwaso called for a peaceful and credible governorship election on July 14. He also lamented the failure of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, to curtail the incessant killings in Plateau and other states of the country. Kwankwaso, who is a part of the aggrieved nPDP, also used his visit to meet with the Hausa/Fulani community in Ekiti State…Detail>>

Ekiti election: APC chairman, Jide Awe speaks on ‘resigning because of Fayemi’

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Chief Jide Awe has dismissed speculations that he resigned from his position. He described a press statement in circulation, which purported that he resigned, as “fake news”. In a chat with DAILY POST Monday night, Jide Awe said he was shocked by our reporter’s question. “Someone said I resigned? Me? But is resignation done on behalf of a person?”, he quipped. “Please ignore mischief makers and their sponsors. I am with my party…Detail>>