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Plateau guber: Senator Useni appeals tribunal verdict

Senator Jeremiah Useni, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State during the 2019 election has filled 21 grounds of appeal before the Court of Appeal in Jos adducing reasons why his petition asking the election petitions tribunal to upturn the victory of Governor Simon Lalong should be upheld.
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Plateau’s “Operation Rainbow” provides intelligence to military task force

The coordinator of Plateau State domestic security outfit “Operation Rainbow”, Major General Stephen Go’ar (retd), has said that the outfit provides security intelligence to the Federal Government’s military task force “Operation Safe Haven” (OPSH) deployed to protect citizens of the state.

Plateau governor lauds telco’s impact on state’s economy

Lalong, who was elated at the performance of Globacom in the state over the years, stressed that, as an indigenous company, Globacom has proven to be a force to be reckoned with in the socio-economic life of Plateau State and in Nigeria at large.
State Police Commissioner Isaac Akinmoyede, who briefed reporters in Jos on Thursday, said the arrest was made in pursuance of the objectives of Operation Puff Adder which was launched in the state recently.

Police arrest 17 kidnappers, POS robbers in Plateau

Plateau State Police Command has arrested 17 kidnappers and armed robbers who specialise in snatching cars and robbing POS operators in Jos, the capital of Plateau State.
Speaking in Yenagoa, the president of NDRQ and wife of the Amayanabo of Twon Brass, Her Majesty Josephine Diete-Spiff, said her group would tackle the vices and other challenges facing education in partnership with the National Association of Women in Colleges of Education (NAWCOE).

Niger Delta queens seek end to cultism

The Niger Delta Royal Queens (NDRQ) at the weekend promised to confront cultism, corruption and other social vices in schools.
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.

Troops capture wanted Boko Haram commander, nine others

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said ten Boko Haram key Commanders have been captured by troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole following the bombardment of criminal enclaves in Borno State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders EFCC to recall witnesses in Senator Jang’s ‘N6.3 billion fraud case’

A Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos on Friday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to recall all the witnesses for fresh re-examination in the N6.3bn charge it brought against a former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang.

Nigerian Army arrests suspected killers of five soldiers in Plateau

Operation Safe Haven, (OPSH), the multi-security task force maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Bauchi states, claimed it has arrested the killers of five soldiers attached to the security outfit.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate adjourns debates on 2020 budget until Tuesday

The Senate has adjourned debates on the 2020 Appropriation Bill until Tuesday, October 15.

Crisis rocks Plateau Assembly as PDP members walk out

Plenary at the Plateau State House of Assembly was on Wednesday disrupted and the house adjourned unceremoniously to avoid violence clash among members.
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.
There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.

Key takeaways from President Buhari’s visit to South Africa

There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.

NUT begs President Buhari to sign new retirement age bill into law

The National President of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Dr Muhammed Nasir Idris, has begged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law a bill increasing the retirement age of teachers from 60 to 65 years.
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Plateau government promotes 9,000 teachers

The Plateau Government on Friday said it has released the promotion of 9,000 teachers across the 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.
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 labourer to two years in prison for stealing

An Upper Area Court sitting at Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Friday sentenced a 25-year-old labourer, Yasir Mohammed, to two years in prison for stealing.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on the affirmation of their March 23 poll victories by the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunals.

President Buhari rejoices with Kano, Plateau governors on tribunal victories

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on the affirmation of their March 23 poll victories by the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunals.
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Plateau guber: Tribunal dismisses Senator Useni’s petition against Governor Lalong’s election

The Governorship Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau State on Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Jeremiah Useni, against the election of Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress.
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Plateau guber: Governor Lalong, Senator Useni’s supporters besiege tribunal as it delivers judgment

Hundreds of supporters of the 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Plateau State, Mr Simon Lalong, and his main challenger, Senator Jeremiah Useni, of the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday took over the premises of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Jos where Justice H.A. Saleeman-led tribunal is currently delivering judgement in the matter.

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