Tag: plateau

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 ...

June 12, 2014

Alkasim Abdulkadir: Jos – Rising from the vortex of twin blasts (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir In all forms of the journalism I practice, trauma reporting is one of the most difficult as it ...

June 11, 2014

Terrible: 8 people killed as gunmen burn churches, houses in Plateau

by S’ola Filani Heavily armed gunmen attacked Gako and Tanjol communities in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State hours ...

May 28, 2014

Sad news: Gunmen kill family of four in Plateau

by Zara Mustapha In an early morning raid by gunmen in Plateau State on Wednesday, four members of the same ...

May 25, 2014

Suicide bomber, 2 others die in Jos blast – Police

by S’ola Filani A suicide bomber and two other persons – a landlord and his son – have been confirmed ...

May 20, 2014

UPDATE: Death toll rises to at-least 118 in Jos bomb attack (See Photos)

  by Akan Ido The death toll of the bomb blast at the Terminus Market in Jos, Plateau state earlier ...

May 20, 2014

UPDATE: 46 dead, 45 injured in Jos bomb attack, Jonathan reacts

by Isi Esene Reports have it that at least 46 people were killed when two car bombs ripped through a ...

December 16, 2013

Opinion: Why Nigeria is still the best country around

by Udofia Joseph People boast of the beauty of Paris, but I say Paris beauty cannot be compared to the ...

December 9, 2013

PDP crisis: Bamanga Tukur may be shown the way out

It has emerged that the embattled national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur may be on ...

December 3, 2013

#ASUU update: UNIJOS mgt, ASUU set for showdown

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The ASUU chapter of the University of Jos (UNIJOS) has said it will not succumb to threat and ...

October 10, 2013

21 feared killed in fresh Barkinladi, Plateau attack

Armed persons in the early hours of Thursday attacked Kukek community in Bajin Kogi Forun District of Barkinladi Local Government ...

October 9, 2013

Just In: Why Dabwan resigned as Plateau Speaker

by Oge Okonkwo Reports reaching us says the Speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, John Dabwan, has resigned. He ...

August 11, 2013

NGF crisis: You need to respect yourself – Amaechi warns Jang

by Isi Esene Just when we thought the hostilities are over, the governor Jonah Jang faction of the Nigeria’s Governors ...

August 5, 2013

Sad: Mass burial scheduled for Plateau accident victims

by Oge Okonkwo The 15 persons who were killed in Saturday’s automobile accident in  Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau state ...

August 3, 2013

Awful: 15 people die in Plateau as vehicle runs into a group of 40 joggers

by Isi Esene A commercial vehicle ran into a group of youth observing their morning routine exercise in  Barkin Ladi Local ...

July 10, 2013

Sam Omatseye: Brigands in the Rivers temple of law

by Sam Omatseye  We have seen this before. During the Obasanjo era, we witnessed the impeachment of Governor Joshua Dariye ...

July 7, 2013

Opinion: The Ombatse Cult assault and Al-Makura’s complicity

by Obinna Akukwe Therefore, Ombatse cult is Nasarawa people’s fetish alternative to failed justice and security. Since the Ombatse Cult ...

June 21, 2013

NGF crisis: “Jonah Jang lost, tell him to stop ‘janging’ around” – Oshiomhole opens up

The ripples of the disputed Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) election continued yesterday at the ninth Triennial Delegates Conference of the ...

June 21, 2013

NGF crisis: “Kwankwaso has lost his moral ethos” – Jonah Jang spits fire

by Akan Ido The Plateau state governor, Jonah Jang has called the integrity of his Kano state counterpart, Rabiu Kwankwaso, to ...

May 27, 2013

How to rig a 35-man vote – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze “God is a democrat, does not support rigging but if you rig and succeed, that means God ...

January 22, 2013

New states? Not needed – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Lagos state has recorded fewer okada accidents since its fitness programme began. On my part, I now ...

January 12, 2013

MDGs: At this rate, Nigeria won’t meet its water and sanitation target until 2033 – Group

by James Sambo Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), a media network concerned with sanitation and water, has said that 63.6 ...

October 10, 2012

Opinion: So, we think we are safe?

by Olu W. Onemola Many of us have guns that we keep constantly cocked, sure and ready. Many of us ...

October 1, 2012

“I can observe Hajj, whether I’m muslim or not” – Christian attempting to board flight to Saudi

by Isi Esene Lohnan Joseph, a 29-year-old Plateau State born teacher was on Sunday held at the Sultan Abubakar III ...

August 4, 2012

Have you heard? God is angry with Plateau State, says governor

by Stanley Azuakola These days, Plateau State is only in the news on issues bordering on violence, conflict, and death, ...

July 8, 2012

Death at a Funeral: Senator dies this afternoon in Plateau

by Hauwa Gambo A serving senator of the Federal Republic has been murdered this afternoon. Senator Gyang Datong (Plateau North, ...

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