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Election: Security agencies conduct show-of-force in Plateau

Less than 48 hours to the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections, security agencies in Plateau have conducted a show of force in the state.

Dismissed policeman remanded for possession of ammunition

A Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered that a dismissed police officer, Ishaya Amos, be remanded in prison custody for alleged unlawful possession of 930 AK-47 ammunition.

Christmas: NSCDC praises peaceful conduct of Jos-Bukuru residents

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Plateau Command has described the 2018 Christmas celebration as one of the “most peaceful” celebrations recorded in Jos-Bukuru metropolis in the recent time.
Children at IDP Camp - NAN

Nigerian Army: Plateau IDPs to return home March 2019

The Nigerian Army under the Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) has said that the over 38, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) spread across 17 camps in Barkin-Ladi, Jos South and Riyom Local Government Areas of Plateau state would be relocated to their ancestral homes before March 2019.

Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign director drags Plateau APC to court, wants state congress nullified

National Director (Mobilisation) of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Mr. Johnson Podar, has dragged the Plateau chapter of the All Progressives Congress to court over alleged injustice during the party’s state congress.

Plateau VIO impounds 800 tricycles

The Director, Plateau Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO), John Dayah, has said that about 800 tricycles had been impounded for non-compliance with registration.

Gunmen kill four in Plateau

No fewer than four persons have been killed by unknown gunmen in Bassa and Jos South Local Government Areas of Plateau State.

Plateau APC youth group clears heaps of refuse in Jos

Some youths in Plateau, under the aegis of All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth Online Forum, on Friday cleared refuse heaps in parts of Jos and Bukuru metropolis.
Ahmed Musa celebrates debut goal for Al Nassr

Ahmed Musa dedicates debut goal to his special baby boy

Al Nassr new signing Ahmed Musa has said that his debut goal for his new Saudi Arabian club is for his newly born baby boy, Ibrahim Ahmed.

Scholars: Political solution not anti-grazing laws will end killer herdsmen attacks

Law scholars have asserted that the raging fire caused by killer herdsmen, who have been attacking people in farming communities, could only end through political action and not the present fancy of enacting anti-grazing laws.
Ahmed Musa’s son named after the man who discovered him

Ahmed Musa names son after man who discovered him

Nigeria World Cup star Ahmed Musa has named his newly-born son after the man who discovered him in Bukuru – Ibrahim Ahmed, who is better known as ‘Coach Bros’.

Miyetti Allah: Killing of nearly 100 people in Plateau ‘retaliatory’

Saturday’s mass killing of at least 86 people who were attending a funeral event in Plateau state was an act of revenge following an earlier attack, the cattle rearers’ group, Miyetti Allah, has said.

Anglican Bishop: Killings making Nigeria boring

The Anglican Bishop of Bukuru Diocese in Plateau state, John Zhumbes, said the issue of killings by suspected herdsmen, have made the country boring.

ITF trains 200 teachers, donates ICT equipment to schools

The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) said on Monday that it had trained 200 teachers and donated desks and Information Communication Technology (ICT) equipment to some schools as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Plateau government awards contracts for 22 roads

Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau said his administration has awarded contracts for the building of 22 roads.

Plateau government gives private waste evacuators one week to clear dump sites

The Plateau Government has given private waste evacuators in charge of Jos-Bukuru one week to clear all waste and waste dump sites in the area.

Police arrest child trafficker disturbing Plateau, Anambra axis

A routine security check by members of Operation Safe Haven along the highway has led to the apprehension of a syndicate specialised in child trafficking operating between Plateau and Anambra states.

One dead, 27 injured in Jos auto crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps on Sunday confirmed that one person was killed and 27 others injured in auto crash in Jos.

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