ABUJA— THE Senate, yesterday, canvassed tougher and full scale measures to end the Boko Haram insurgency. It said that the sect has declared war on Nigeria.
The senators, who resumed from their two-month vacation, expressed dissatisfaction with how the war was being prosecuted and mandated the Senate leadership to meet with President Goodluck Jonathan and service chiefs to hammer out better strategies to checkmate the insurgents. more »
The National Examinations Council (NECO) announced yesterday that 52.29 per cent of the candidates, who sat for the June/July 2014 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) passed at credit level in five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics. more »
MAIDUGURI — No fewer than 45 suspected members of Boko Haram sect have been killed in an encounter with military troops when the terrorists in their large number attempted to invade and take over Bama Local Government Area of Borno state. 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