plateau state

  1. Tragedy Strikes Plateau as Gunmen Defy Curfew, Claiming Over 30 Lives in Mangu Rampage

    Nigeria Tragedy Strikes Plateau as Gunmen Defy Curfew, Claiming Over 30 Lives in Mangu Rampage

    In a tragic escalation of violence, over 30 individuals lost their lives and numerous homes were set ablaze in the Kwahaslalek and surrounding communities, as gunmen brazenly violated the 24-hour curfew imposed by the Plateau State government in Mangu Local Government Area. The incident...
  2. Plateau State Unrest: Sacked PDP Lawmakers Teargassed, Governor Enforces 24-Hour Curfew Amid Security Crisis

    Nigeria Plateau State Unrest: Sacked PDP Lawmakers Teargassed, Governor Enforces 24-Hour Curfew Amid Security Crisis

    Armed policemen deployed teargas against 16 sacked Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members of the Plateau State House of Assembly. The lawmakers, ousted by the Court of Appeal, were barred from entering the House of Assembly chambers by security operatives at the Rayfield Old Government House in...
  3. K

    Politics Northern Governors Meet, Take Measures To Tackle Insecurity In Region – Channels Television Nigeria News
  4. J

    Politics I’ll be the first to pay new minimum wage – Lalong – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria – By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos – Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has said he is ready to pay any amount agreed upon as a new minimum wage for workers in the State. Lalong Lalong stated this yesterday when the State Chapter of the...
  5. S

    Politics Choose presidency or Miyetti Allah, Yoruba leaders tell Buhari – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, yesterday condemned Buhari’s initial remarks in the aftermath of the killings in Plateau State, asking him to choose between the presidency… Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News – Get...
  6. M

    Metro Suspected Herdsmen Wipe Out Four Members Of A Family In Plateau – Tori News

    Armed men suspected to be herdsmen have brutally murdered four members of a family in a village in Plateau state. Herdsmen (File photo) Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed four members of a family in Kai Village in Barkin Ladi Local Government … Read more via Tori News –...
  7. S

    Politics Makarfi Visits Plateau Vows To Unseat Buhari – Sahara Reporters News

    Ahmed Makarfi The immediate past national caretaker chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Ahmed Makarfi, has said if he wins the party’s 2019 presidential ticket, he will defeat the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari. Mr. Makarfi, who recently threw his hat into the ring, said the...
  8. M

    Metro Herdsmen kill two in Plateau, gunmen attack Malu – Punch Newspapers

    No fewer than two persons have been killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen during an attack on Irigwe chiefdom, in the Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. This is just as some gunmen invaded the residence of Major General John Malu, the younger brother … Read more via Punch...
  9. M

    Plateau communities begin intensive surveillance to curb attacks – Topix News

    Efforts to intensify policing and security in the communities in Plateau State have received a boost as diverse groups of voluntary security organizations were trained on effective and efficient ways of relaying early warning signs and well as conflict situations to relevant authority for prompt...
  10. M

    Man Stabs His Elder Brother Dead In Jos Because Of Cloth (Graphic Photos) – Nairaland

    What is this word turning into?A man allegedly stabbed his elder brother dead because of cloth.The incident happened in Gwash,Laminjo,Jos Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  11. M

    Berom community, herdsmen trade blame on killings – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...

    Berom Educational and Cultural Organisation (BECO) yesterday regretted that the outgoing month was a bloody one for the ethnic nationality, particularly in Barkin Ladi and Riyom council areas of Plateau State. The group expressed displeasure … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...
  12. M

    Lalong donates N4.5m to families of slain journalists – The Sun News

    Plateau Sate Governor, Simon Lalong, has donated N4 .5 million to families of nine deceased journalists who died in the line of duty 11 years ago. Governor Lalong made the donation during an interactive session with journalists in Jos, to commemorate 19 years of uninterrupted democracy …...
  13. M

    Panic in Jos as 15-yr-old boy killed by suspected ritualists – The Sun News

    Read more via The Sun News – Gyang Bere, Jos There was panic in Jos Monday when a 15-year-old son of a community leader in Farin-Gada, Joseph Zarma, was allegedly killed by suspected ritualists in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State. Daily Sun gathered that...
  14. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro I killed my girlfriend over unwanted pregnancy – Suspect - Punch news

    The Plateau State Police Command has arrested a commercial motorcycle rider, Stephen Gyang, for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Alice Samuel, and burying her remains in a shallow grave. Gyang allegedly killed the victim for wanting to force her pregnancy on him. Click here to read more
  15. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Herdsmen attacks: Protest in Plateau, 30 killed in Taraba, Benue - Punch Ng

    Parliamentary activities at the Plateau State House of Assembly were on Thursday delayed by two separate groups of protesters that stormed the Assembly complex. The protesters, mostly women and youths, stormed the Assembly to register their displeasure over the spate of killings by Fulani...
  16. S

    Politics Nigerian Governor Spotted Buying Fuel From ‘Black Market’ Dealer – Nairaland

    As fuel scarcity bites harder in Nigeria, A Nigerian governor, Simon Lalong of Plateau state was yesterday spotted filling up his tank with a black market dealer. via Nairaland – -- Get More Nigeria Political News
  17. M

    Metro Kidnapped Ex-Minister Damishi Sango, Regains Freedom

    The kidnapped Plateau State chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Damishi Sango, a former minister of sports, has regained his freedom. The spokesman of the Plateau State police command, Terna Tyopev, confirmed the release of the official in the early hours of Monday “Yes, he (Sango)...
  18. J

    Politics Thugs Disrupt PDP Primaries, Beat Electoral Officers In Plateau

    Thugs disrupted the primary elections organised by the People’s Democratic Party to decide its chairmanship candidate for Kanke in the Feb. 18 local government elections in Plateau. The thugs, who invaded the Kwall Stadium, venue of the election, beat up members of the PDP electoral committee...
  19. J

    Metro 250 Die Of Snakebite In Plateau And Gombe

    In the last three weeks, two hundred and fifty victims of snake bite have died in Plateau and Gombe States, following the scarcity of snake anti-venom drugs in the country. Reports say this figure is the number of confirmed deaths from three snake treatment centres – General Hospital...
  20. A

    Politics Deputy Chief of Staff to Plateau Govt is Dead

    Yusuf Gambo Hawaja, Deputy Chief of Staff to Plateau state government is dead. According to family sources, the deceased who is a lawyer by training, died today at the Bingham University Teaching hospital in Jos; DAILY TRUST reports. He had been suffering from an undisclosed ailment. He...