Tag: jos

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Bernard DayoJanuary 17, 2019

The Late 5: APC takes campaign to Jos; I no longer feel safe in my National Assembly Office – Tinubu | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Court extends suspension of CJN Onnoghen’s trial to January 28 Following the ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 3, 2018

The disappearance of General Alkali in the Jos pond and the dearth of humanity

Jos, the capital of Plateau, North Central Nigeria is in the news again, and it is all for the wrong ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 22, 2018

The Big 5: Adeleke wins Osun PDP primary, ‘State Police is part of our manifesto’- APC and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Senator Ademola Adeleke, representing Osun West Senatorial District has been declared ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 28, 2018

The Big 5: Violent protest rocks Jos over killings by herdsmen, FAAC meeting ends in deadlock and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: A violent protest took place in Jos, the Plateau capital on ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 27, 2018

The Late 5: Military Task Force arrests 3 suspects over Plateau Killings, Buhari plans re-organisation of security architecture and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Special Military Task Force in Plateau, Operation Save Haven on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 9, 2017

Corps member divorces husband, refunds N80,000 bride price

A Jos Upper Area Court on Thursday, dissolved the marriage between an NYSC member, Rukayat Ahmed, and her husband, Alkasim ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 8, 2017

Carpenter sentenced to 2 years imprisonment for raping 9-year-old

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos North LGA, on Thursday sentenced an 18-year-old carpenter, Aslam Awal, to ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 9, 2016

Vlogger, Vera Ezimora lets you in on her experience back in Nigeria (WATCH PT. 2)

After 16 years out of Nigeria, vlogger, Vera Ezimora finally took a trip back to the motherland this August with ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 5, 2016

Court orders arrest of ex-Gombe gov. Goje over N25bn fraud

A Federal High Court, sitting in Jos, Plateau State, on Tuesday issued a bench warrant against a former Governor of Gombe ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 30, 2016

Vlogger, Vera Ezimora lets you in on her experience back in Nigeria (WATCH)

After 16 years out of Nigeria, vlogger, Vera Ezimora finally took a trip back to the motherland this August with ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 27, 2016

Vera Ezimora: 20 lessons I learned in Nigeria

While in Nigeria, I had several Aha! moments and several lessons were learned. Here are 20 lessons I learned – ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 26, 2016

Boko Haram: Special task force bans use of tricycles after 9pm in Jos

The Special Task Force in Plateau State, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), on Friday banned the use of tricycle within Jos/environs ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 20, 2016

Resident Doctors begin strike today

The President of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Mohammed Askira, on Monday, disclosed that the association will embark ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 29, 2016

Soldiers open fire on police vehicle, casualty recorded

Soldiers at a military checkpoint along Bauchi-Jos road, on Saturday, shot at a bus carrying police officers from Taraba to ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 24, 2016

Fulani herdsmen threaten reprisal killings over theft of cows in Jos

The Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, Plateau State branch, Mallam Nuru Abdullahi, has threatened that ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 22, 2016

Cheating allegation forces Buhari’s anti-corruption adviser to resign

In reaction to the allegations of examination malpractice brought against a member of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Advisory Committee against Corruption, ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 18, 2016

NLC task force shuts down schools, banks, offices in Jos

Businesses in Jos and Bukuru metropolis, the capital city of Plateau state, have reportedly shut down following the strike declared ...

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Ada IgboanugoFebruary 4, 2016

How Bishop, Bank MD defrauded 64,000 people of N11.5bn

The Managing Director of Dadin Kowa Microfinance Bank Limited, Irmiya Jatau and the Bishop of Maranatha Church, Jonas Katung have ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 4, 2015

Abdul Mahmud: The Lion which sought freedom, got killed on a Wednesday

There was something profound about last Wednesday and the way it broke free from the reins of Tuesday to dawn ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 2, 2015

‘We’re struggling to recapture it’ | Lion slips through gate of Wild Life Park in Jos

There’s heightened apprehension in Jos, Plateau state, as a lion managed to escaped from the Jos Wild Life Park on Wednesday ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 11, 2015

‘Boko Haram plans to attack Jos’ – Special Task Force

The Special Task Force on Security in Jos, code-named Operation Safe Haven, has warned that the insurgent group, Boko Haram plans ...

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Janeth JOctober 5, 2015

“I am still in the Police Force” | Joseph Mbu returns

Assistant Inspector General of Police, Joseph Mbu, has assumed office as Commandant of the Police Staff College, Jos, in Plateau State, contrary ...

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Janeth JSeptember 15, 2015

Former Plateau governor, Jonah Jang indicted for hoarding government vehicles

A committee set up by Plateau state governor, Simon Lalong, to recover government vehicles from past government officials, has indicted ...

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Janeth JSeptember 14, 2015

These 2 pupils survived school building collapse in Jos (PHOTOS)

Abu Naima Primary and Secondary School, in Bukuru area of Jos, Plateau, collapsed on Sunday evening. About 7-10 children are reported ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2015

7 children killed as school building collapses in Jos

About 7 children have died after Abu Naima Primary and Secondary School, in Bukuru area of Jos, Plateau, collapsed on Sunday ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 23, 2015

8,000 members of this church have been killed by Boko Haram

Rev. Samuel Dali, President of Ekklisiyar Yan’uwa Nigeria, also known as Church of the Brethren, has revealed  that since the beginning ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 9, 2015

These are the alleged masterminds of Kaduna, Jos bomb blasts (PHOTOS)

On Wednesday, July 8, the Nigerian Army arrested the masterminds of the recent bomb blast in Kaduna and Jos states. Below ...

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Ada IgboanugoJuly 9, 2015

How the mastermind of Jos, Zaria bombings was arrested

The Nigerian military has explained how the suspected mastermind of the Jos and Zaria bombings was arrested. On Wednesday, July ...

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Ada IgboanugoJuly 6, 2015

Graphic pictures of bombed restaurant in Jos surface (Viewer Discretion Advised)

Shagalinku restaurant was attacked recently as some Muslims gathered to break their fast during this Ramadan month.    

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 6, 2015

Several dead as double explosion rocks Jos

Several persons have died after a twin explosion shook Jos, the Plateau State capital on Sunday, July 5. The first bomb exploded ...

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