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Jos community gathers stakeholders over insecurity, degradation

The Tudun Wada Community Development Association in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State has organised a one-day retreat for key stakeholders to fashion out ways of addressing challenges bedeviling the community.
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).
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army: Seven terrorists killed, eight others crippled by own IEDs in Borno

The Nigerian Army has said that seven terrorists died when their vehicle stepped on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) they planted for troops in Lamba’a forest along Jakana-Mainok road in Borno.
Simon Lalong

Plateau governor swears-in Langtang elected chairman

Governor Simon Lalong, on Wednesday, swears in Hon. Joshua Ubandoma Laven as elected chairman of Langtang LGA.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Boko Haram fighters surrender to troops in Northeast

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said that five Boko Haram fighters belonging to the Al-Barnawi faction have surrendered to troops of the 3 Battalion following sustained bombardment of the insurgents’ hideout in the Northeast.

Police rescue kidnapped NYSC member in Plateau

The Plateau State Police Command has confirmed the released of the kidnapped female corps member, Igwebuike Amilia Nkechi, who was abducted from her apartment in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.
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Female corps member kidnap in Plateau

A member of the National Youth Service Corps serving in Jos, the capital of Plateau State, Miss Igwebuike Amilia Nkechi was yesterday abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Jos North Local Government Area of the state.
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Tribunal upholds Plateau APC assemblyman’s election

The National and House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau on Monday upheld the victory of Mr Ibrahim Baba-Hassan of the APC, as winner of the Jos North Constituency in the March9 re-run.

Man sentence 10 years imprisonment for theft of electricity cables

The Upper Area Court sitting at Kasuwan Nama in Jos has sentenced one Mr. Ahmed Usman to 10 years imprisonment for theft of electrical installations and vandalisation of equipment belonging to Jos Electricity Distribution (JED) Plc.

Court remands woman for beating daughter to death over N350

The Plateau High Court on Wednesday ordered that a 37-year-old woman, Adeyola Afonja, who allegedly beat her eight-year-old daughter to death for stealing N350, be remanded in prison custody. =
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Plateau election: Tribunal orders APC, Reps member to open defence

The election petition tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau State, on Thursday, ordered the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Haruna Maitalla, to open and close their defence on Friday.

Senator Useni: Plateau building collapse, flood disaster unfortunate

Former Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Gen. Jeremiah Useni (retd), and a former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Edward Pwajok, have described the collapsed of a three-storey building and flood disasters that claimed 15 lives in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State as unfortunate.
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NEMA confirms 14 dead, four injured in Jos building collapse

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says 14 persons have so far died and four others severely injured in the collapsed three-storey building at Delimi Community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau.

House owner, his two wives, nine others die in Jos building collapse

Twelve people, comprising owner of the building, Kabiru Nalele, his two wives and nine others died in the Jos building collapse incident on Monday.

SEMA confirms 7 dead, 1 injured in Jos building collapse

The Plateau State Emergency Management (SEMA) said seven people had died and one other was critically injured during Monday’s building collapse in Jos.

Police confirm three dead, seven injured in Jos building collapse

The Plateau Police Command has confirmed the death of three persons, with seven others severely injured from the collapse of a two-storey building at Dilimi community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Plateau guber: My witnesses under threats – Senator Useni tells tribunal

Plateau State governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Jeremiah Useni, has told the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos that the witnesses brought before the tribunal were under security threats.
Simon Lalong

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.

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Police: 49 arrested during Kogi, Bayelsa polls

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Senate seeks legal backing for constituency projects in national budget

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NOC appoints Oba Elegushi as chairman, patrons forum

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