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Headline news: Plateau Mourns As Federal Lawmaker Dies In Auto Crash; Nigerian Soldiers Allegedly Kill Nine Youths Arrested During Burial Ceremony In Benue

Plateau Mourns As Federal Lawmaker Dies In Auto Crash

The government and people of Plateau State have been thrown into mourning follow the death of the House of Reps member representing Jos North/Bassa federal constituency, Haruna Maitala in an auto crash along Abuja/Jos highway on Friday evening.

Announcing the Lawmaker’s death in a statement on Saturday morning, his media consultant, Joseph Adudu said, “This is to announce the death of Honourable Haruna Maitala which occurred yesterday, 2nd April, 2021 as a result of fatal car accident on his way to Jos from Abuja.

 Oyo Governor Asks PDP National Leadership Not To Reward Those ‘Working Against’ Party’s Interests

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has asked the leadership of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) not to reward some individuals who are working against the party’s overall interests.

The governor also said there would be a terrible outcome if the party allowed undue interference in its decisions, warned the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party against shifting the Southwest Zonal Congress scheduled for Saturday, April 10.

In a statement on Friday, Makinde said he was glad that the NWC bowed to superior reasoning regarding the event.

Nigerian Soldiers Allegedly Kill Nine Youths Arrested During Burial Ceremony In Benue

No fewer than nine youths have been allegedly killed by men of the Nigerian Army in Tse Ugir village, Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue state.

Their dead bodies were found by the roadside on Tuesday.

A source told SaharaReporters that three of his family members were killed by the soldiers who gave no reason for their action.

"Why Is MTN Making Life Harder For Nigerians?"—Nigerians Lament Alleged Plans To Frustrate SMEs

Some Nigerians have alleged that telecommunication company, MTN is stifling the progress of Nigeria's small and medium-sized enterprises by ensuring that access to airtime and data through simple technology is cumbersome.

One of those affected by the company's recent policy said with the increase in the transfer charges on USSD, the company is looking to drive Nigerian SMEs who sell data and airtime out of business.

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Joseph Adudu Lawmaker Nigerian PDP Plateau State


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