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Simon Lalong

Plateau government to spend N1 billion on election in four local councils

Plateau State Government has budgeted the sum of N1 billion for the acquisition of election materials for local government election in four council areas where elections were suspended last year due to insecurity.
Plateau Youths under the umbrella of Jos South Advocates for Democracy and Good Governance have rejected the tenure elongation for Caretaker Committee Chairmen for Jos South, Jos North, Barkin-Ladi and Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State for a period of six months.

Jos South youths reject 6 months tenure elongation for caretaker chairmen

Plateau Youths under the umbrella of Jos South Advocates for Democracy and Good Governance have rejected the tenure elongation for Caretaker Committee Chairmen for Jos South, Jos North, Barkin-Ladi and Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State for a period of six months.

Plateau PDP lawmakers reject tenure extension for council chiefs

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers in the Plateau State House of Assembly have rejected the tenure extension for caretaker chairmen of four local government areas of the state.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

Road crash claims two lives in Plateau

Mr Andrew Bala, the Public Education Officer of Plateau Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed the incident to newsmen on Monday in Jos.
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.

Plateau government resettle IDPs in home communities

The Plateau State Government has resettled Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) resident at the Hall of Geosciences in Anguldi, Jos, back to their home communities. They had been until given December 31 to vacate to their respective communities in Barkin-Ladi and Riyom Local Government Areas of the state.
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 conducts free medical outreaches in North East

Troops of the Nigerian Army in continuation of the crackdown on criminal syndicates have encountered and overpowered several terrorist elements in the north east theatre of operation even as free medical outreaches by the Army have been extended to some communities as part of non kinetic military efforts to win support of the people.

Berom apply to join federal government as co-defendants in N50 billion suit filed by...

The Berom Community in Plateau on Tuesday applied to the Federal High Court sitting in Jos to join the Federal Government as codefendant in a N50 billion case filed by a group of Fulani people.

Herdsmen from Plateau attacking my domain – Kaduna monarch

The traditional ruler of Attakar in Attakar Chiefdom in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Tobias Wada has described as troubling the continued attacks on his domain by alleged Fulani herdsmen and Ganawuri people of Plateau State.

Plateau IDPs say they’ve been abandoned by federal government, state

The Berom natives of Shonong in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp say both federal and state government have failed to address their condition which has hindered their return to their ancestral homes.

ECOWAS court orders federal government to pay N10 million to soldier dismissed for losing...

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the Nigerian government to pay a soldier, Barnabas Eli, N10 million as compensation following his dismissal from the Nigerian Army for the loss of his rifle in 2012.

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.
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.

Gunmen kill three persons in Plateau

No fewer than three persons were reported to have been shot dead by suspected herdsmen in Daku hamlet of Jol community in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State.

NSCDC: Agro rangers to act as mediators in farmers, herders conflicts

The about 1, 000 newly inaugurated Agro Ranger special unit by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps to address the recurring farmers/herders conflict in the country would as part of their duties serve as mediator in any conflict between farmers and herders in the hinterland across the country.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Senator Useni: Misuse of political powers breed insecurity

Former Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial zone in the National Assembly, Jeremiah Useni, has warned politicians against the misuse of power saying political leaders cannot misuse their power and expect peace in the society.
Member representing Barkin-Ladi and Riyom Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Simon Mwadkwon said Plateau has lost over 43 villages and dozens of lives in the 17 years of violence that erupted the state.

Plateau: We have lost 43 villages to Fulani herdsmen in 17 years –...

Member representing Barkin-Ladi and Riyom Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Simon Mwadkwon said Plateau has lost over 43 villages and dozens of lives in the 17 years of violence that erupted the state.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF urges Plateau communities to shun open defecation

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) representative to Nigeria, Mr. Peter Hawkins, has urged Plateau communities and indeed Nigerians to shun open defecation and keep hygienic toilets, saying the practice has impacted negatively on their health.

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Victor Osimhen on target in Lille’s Coupe de la Ligue win

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Imo guber: Judiciary, electoral system on trial – Emeka Ihedioha

The sacked governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said that the nation’s judiciary and the electoral system have been put on trial.
The Retired Bishop of the Igbomina Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Rev Peter James Akinola, has urged South-West governors to remain resolute in their determination to tackle insecurity and ensure ‘Operation Amotekun’ succeeds

Amotekun: Cleric urges South-West governors to remain resolute in your determination to tackle insecurity

The Retired Bishop of the Igbomina Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Reverend Peter James Akinola, has urged South-West governors to remain resolute in their determination to tackle insecurity and ensure ‘Operation Amotekun’ succeeds.
In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.

Nigerian Airforce takes delivery of two new Augusta attack helicopters for combat operations

In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.