Tag: plateau

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AzeezOctober 13, 2016

45 Shiite members arrested in Plateau

Plateau State Police Command said it has arrested 45 Shi’ites members during a banned procession on Wednesday. The Spokesperson of ...

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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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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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Janeth JMarch 5, 2016

DSS arrests Boko Haram ‘gun producer, arms-runner and covert courier’

The State Security Service (SSS) has ‘arrested’ a manufacturer of arms for terrorist sect, Boko Haram. Speaking in Abuja on ...

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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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Ada IgboanugoSeptember 7, 2015

This governor claims he hasn’t collected salary since his #100daysinoffice

We are a tad disappointed… it isn’t out of nobility, rather necessity. The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, said on ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 17, 2015

8-year-old girl set ablaze for “being a witch”

A 60-year-old man in Barakin- Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State has been arrested for setting an eight-year-old girl ablaze on suspicion of being a witch. The ...

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Janeth JMay 3, 2015

Gunmen dressed in military uniform kill scores in Plateau

by Ranti Joseph Gunmen in military gears attacked Tarok communities in Wase local government area of Plateau State with yet ...

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Isime EseneApril 12, 2015

#NigeriaDecides: Tension in Plateau as INEC postpones results announcement

by Akan Ido Voters in Plateau are living in a state of anxiety as news filtered in that the Independent ...

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Isime EseneApril 5, 2015

YNAIJA ENDORSEMENT: In Plateau, APC’s Simon Lalong is our pick for governor

Despite opposing his aspiration over zoning in Plateau State, Senator Gyang Pwajok eventually emerged the governorship flagbearer of the PDP in the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 21, 2015

Ring the alarm: Bird flu spreads to 5 more states

by James Sambo The Federal government says the recent outbreak of Bird flu has spread to five more states, besides Lagos and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 12, 2015

“Shun thuggery or face the law” – IGP warns against election violence

by James Sambo Following the recent pre-election violence recorded in Port-Harcourt and Jos, the Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 12, 2015

“Don’t insult any leader on my behalf” – Buhari warns supporters

by James Sambo The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has implored his supporters to refrain from ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 11, 2015

Why violence broke out in Plateau on Saturday

by Panshak Ibrahim Violence erupted on Saturday, January 10, as angry youths in Jos burnt a Peoples Democratic Party branded bus ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 10, 2015

I reject any supporter who resorts to violence – Buhari condemns burning of GEJ’s campaign buses

by Kolapo Olapoju The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, has condemned the burning and destruction of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 10, 2015

Angry Plateau youths destroy GEJ’s campaign buses (PHOTOS)

by Panshak Ibrahim Photos have surfaced of a group of irate youths burning the campaign vehicles of President Goodluck Jonathan. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 1, 2015

Yams to the rescue: Audu Ogbeh to raise N5 billion for Buhari’s campaign

by Panshak Ibrahim   Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, may soon get as much as ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 19, 2014

Boko Haram has displaced over 850,000 Nigerians – NEMA

by Panshak Ibrahim According to recently gathered statistics by the National Emergency Management Agency, there are now over 850,000 internally displaced ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 19, 2014

“She went after her lover” – Two children burn to death as mother locks them inside

by Panshak Ibrahim Two children have been burnt to death after their mother locked them in the house and fight ...

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Isime EseneNovember 16, 2014

INEC extends voter registration in Lagos, Kano, other states

by Akan Ido The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has granted a two-day extension of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) ...

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Isime EseneNovember 10, 2014

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Why GEJ delayed his 2015 declaration | Abuja locked up for his declaration | Oyo PDP has no anointed one | More stories

As you count down to the February General Elections, we show you what to read and what to skip today. ...

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Isime EseneNovember 1, 2014

Policeman suspected of gunrunning ‘commits suicide in detention’

by Akan Ido DSP Nambol Audu, the officer-in-charge of the police armoury in Kaduna has reportedly committed suicide. Audu, who ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 20, 2014

I shouldn’t have trusted some people – Former Plateau Governor has “learned” his lesson

by James Sambo Former Governor of Plateau, Chief Joshua Dariye, says he regrets trusting many people while he was in office. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 7, 2014

Nigerian Army to court-martial 16 soldiers over Chibok girls abduction

by James Sambo Reports say that the Nigerian Army will arraign 16 soldiers over the abduction of over 200 girls from ...

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Isime EseneOctober 3, 2014

Tragic: Man, 23, hangs himself in Plateau

by Akan Ido Lucky Sunday, a 23-year-old man, has reportedly committed suicide in Bukuru, Jos South local government area of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 30, 2014

Diesel thief electrocuted by barbed wire in Plateau (PICTURED)

by Azubuike Azikiwe A diesel thief, John Aboy, was electrocuted by an electric barbed fence while trying to steal diesel from ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 14, 2014

Daddy’s here: Obasanjo visits injured son in Plateau

by Akan Ido Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was yesterday in Jos, Plateau State to visit his son, Lt. Col. Adeboye Obasanjo ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 25, 2014

Second coming! Murtala Nyako says he’ll be back as Adamawa governor

by Kolapo Olapoju Former Adamawa Governor, Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd) says he’s confident of returning to his post because the ...

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writerJuly 31, 2014

Attention, youth ‘corpers’: NYSC announces plans for 7 states under Boko Haram attack [DETAILS]

by Mayowa Aboah The National Youth Service Corps has announced the redeployment of corps members from seven northern states. The ...

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June 20, 2014

Nigerian Army kills notorious terrorist in Bauchi (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido Mallam Husseini, a notorious terrorist suspected to be a member of the Boko Haram Islamic sect has ...

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