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Governor Lalong dissolves tertiary institutions’ governing councils

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has dissolved the governing councils of tertiary institutions in the state.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.
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Plateau elders set agenda for Governor Lalong’s second term

In Plateau State, the last four years administration of Governor Simon Lalong and now Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) came with overwhelming security challenges that are gradually eroding.

Plateau honours 188 people killed by suspected herdsmen

Communities in Plateau North Senatorial District on Sunday honoured 188 of their kinsmen who were killed during an attack in Gashish District of the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the state by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen last year
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Kingship: Paramount ruler seeks to join in suit against Governor Lalong

The paramount ruler of Ganawuri, the Ataa Aten, Yakubu Chaimai, on Tuesday sought the leave of a Plateau State High Court to be joined as co-defender in the suit challenging Governor Simon Lalong’s attempt to tamper with the Gbong Gwom Jos Stool.

Plateau killings: US embassy honors Islamic cleric who rescued Christians

The United States Embassy, on Friday, honored a 83-year-old Muslim cleric, Abdullahi Abubakar, who saved many Christians during an attack in Yelwan Gindi Akwati, Swei and Nghar villages in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State

Gunmen attack Plateau polytechnic staff quarters, abduct one

One person has been declared missing following a fresh attack on Plateau State Polytechnic Staff Quarters by gunmen.
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Court stops Governor Lalong from tampering with Gbong Gwon Jos stool

A Plateau State High Court on Thursday issued an interim injunction stopping Governor Simon Lalong from tampering with the composition of the Gbong Gwom Jos Traditional Council.

Speaker Dogara: No ethnic group can be wiped out in Nigeria

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that no ethnic nationality can be wipe out despite the insecurity that has claimed several lives in rural villages in the country.

Zamfara: We pay ransoms to bandits daily – council chief

The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.

Gunmen attack Plateau polytechnic staff quarters, abduct one

Gunmen have again attacked Plateau Polytechnic Staff quarters located at Heipang in Barki Ladi Local Government Area of the state.
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Plateau government shuts down over 100 illegal schools

The Plateau State Government has shut down more than 100 illegal schools across 17 Local Government Areas (LGA) Mr Jude Dakur, the Commissioner for Secondary Education said.
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Over 100 illegal schools shut down in Plateau

The Plateau State Government has shut down more than 100 illegal schools across 17 Local Government Areas (LGA) Mr. Jude Dakur, the Commissioner for Secondary Education said.
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Police: Three persons, 319 cattle killed in fresh violence in Plateau

The police in Plateau have confirmed the killing of three persons and 319 cattle in separate attacks on some villages in Bassa Local Government Area.

Unlawful detention: Court orders federal government, DSS to produce suspects

A State High Court sitting in Barkin Ladi in Jos, Plateau, on Tuesday ordered the Federal Government and the Department of State Services (DSS) to produce two suspects before it on May 23.
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Plateau crisis: Fulani, Berom demand tight security ahead farming season

Fulani and Berom communities in Barkin-Ladi and Riyom local government areas of Plateau State have called on Federal government to beef up security in the villages to guarantee violence-free farming season.
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Plateau elections: INEC declares Governor Lalong winner of governorship polls

Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress has won the Plateau State governorship election, following the supplementary poll held on Saturday.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Plateau rerun: Council boss debunks alleged security mayhem in polling unit

Mr Dickson Chollom, the Chairman of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area in Plateau, has debunked the rumours that there are security challenges in Barkin Joji, the only polling unit participating in the Saturday rerun elections.

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NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.
Zinedine Zidane insists Gareth Bale's reluctance to leave Real Madrid is causing no consternation at the La Liga club.

Zinedine Zidane: Gareth Bale staying ‘not a problem’ for Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane insists Gareth Bale's reluctance to leave Real Madrid is causing no consternation at the La Liga club.

NGO to educate more Lagos women on cervical cancer prevention

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), known as Sebeccly Cancer Care, has said it is committed to educating more women in Lagos communities on the prevention of cervical cancer.

Health week: Council tasks community on need to stay healthy

The Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area (AOLG), has advised residents of the area, particularly parents and women, to ensure they always stay healthy and protected against diseases.
Xirea Apparels is set to employ 50,000 Nigerians by 2030 to handle sourcing and garment production requirements for large organizations.

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