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The President of Church of Christ in Nations, Rev. Dachollom Datiri, says that the Federal and Plateau State Government have failed in their reponsibility of rehabilitating and resettling of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who were displaced from their ancestral homes due to violence in the Plateau.

Federal government, Governor Lalong has abandoned Plateau IDPs – COCIN president

The President of Church of Christ in Nations, Rev. Dachollom Datiri, says that the Federal and Plateau State Government have failed in their reponsibility of rehabilitating and resettling of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who were displaced from their ancestral homes due to violence in the Plateau.

Operation Safe Haven to rehabilitate 500 repentant ‘Sara Suka’ boys

Operation Safe Haven, an outfit in charge of security in Plateau State and parts of Bauchi and Kaduna States has said that it will rehabilitate and empower 500 repentant hoodlums and ‘Sara Suka’ boys.
Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong: Africa must look inward in tackling common challenges

Plateau State Governor and Chairman of Northern Governors Forum Simon Lalong has urged African countries to close ranks and explore way of resolving conflicts and other challenges on the continent rather than visiting other continents for solutions.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.

Governor Lalong: Maulud provides opportunity for sober reflection, demonstration of love

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.
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NPFL: Lobi stars overpower Delta Force 4-0

After Lobi Stars were thrashed 4-1 last Sunday in Jos, it was not unexpected that they would come out smoking on Matchday 2 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) against new boys Delta Force.

Residents groan as ‘unusual weather’ hits Jos

According to newsmen, the people have suddenly found themselves transiting from a temperature that ranged from 15 degrees to 22 degrees Celsius to a circle of between 24 degrees and 34 degrees Celsius, which makes them very uncomfortable, especially in the afternoon.

Middle belt group sets November 10 to remember victims of violence

The Indigenous Tribes of the Middle Belt, under the auspices of Conference of Autochthonous Ethnic Nationality Community Development Associations, has set November 10 of every year to remember victims of violent conflicts in the region.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army: 16 terrorists surrender, as troops arrest criminal elements nationwide

In continuation of clearance operations against terrorists in North East and criminal elements in other parts of Nigeria, troops bombardments have resulted in 16 Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists surrendering.

Plateau killings: Berom want Senator Gyang’s apology for begging Hausa Fulani

A group under the aegis of Berom Political Frontiers in Plateau State has urged the senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Sen. Istifanus Gyang, to tender an unreserved apology to the Berom nation for begging killer herdsmen on the perennial attacks suspected to have been carried by the Fulani in Plateau North.
“Big Dreams Nigeria”, a talent hunt show geared towards discovering and developing young talents in acting, music and stand-up comedy across Nigeria, is set to debut, its organisers said.

‘Big Dreams Nigeria’ talent hunt show set for debut

“Big Dreams Nigeria”, a talent hunt show geared towards discovering and developing young talents in acting, music and stand-up comedy across Nigeria, is set to debut, its organisers said.

Court fixes date for Senator Jang’s ‘N6.2 billion fraud’ trial

Justice Daniel Longji of the Plateau State High Court, sitting in Jos, has adjourned to November 11, 2019 for continuation of trial in the N6.2bn fraud charge brought against a former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Police arrest soldiers for ‘kidnapping’

While confirming the arrest on Sunday, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Chidi Nwabuzo, said the three soldiers and civilian were being interrogated by the state command’s head of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Superintendent Richard Balogun.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Delta governor tasks Nigerians on national unity

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.
Simon Lalong

Plateau government approves N33 million for NUJ secretariat renovation

The Plateau State Government has approved N33 million for the renovation of the Secretariat of the State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

National Library decries lack of reading culture among school children

The National Library of Nigeria (NLN) has again reiterated the need for all stakeholders to constructively engage children to imbibe reading culture before attaining adulthood.

Teenager sentenced to five years for stabbing neighbour over football

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Friday, sentenced an 18-year-old man, Adamu Saidu, to five years in prison for stabbing a man who was celebrating with his football team after winning a match.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court sentences teenager to five years in prison for stabbing neighbour over football

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Friday, sentenced an 18-year-old man, Adamu Saidu, to five years in prison for stabbing a man who was celebrating with his football team after winning a match.
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets rallied back twice to beat Hungary 4-2 in their opening game at the 2019 FIFA U-17 Cup in Brazil on Saturday night. 3

FIFA U-17: Golden Eaglets should maintain ‘never give up spirit’ – Benedict Akwuegbu

Benedict Akwuegbu has described Nigeria’s U17s, the Golden Eaglets, as ‘fighters’ who can win laurel for the country, following their 4-2 comeback win against Hungary in Saturday’s opening Group B match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.

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Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

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