Buhari tells Jos, other warring communities to give peace a chance, shun retributive violence

The Presidency wishes to assure all citizens that as a government, the administration is on top of events and is moving ahead with force to crush the perpetrators of the recent incidents of unrest in Plateau State. Senior Special Assistant…

Lebanese sexually abusing minors for 20 years now in police net

Tension was high yesterday at the Abattoir community, Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State as residents, mostly women and young girls protested alleged sexual molestation of about 14 young girls in the area by a Lebanese. The alleged…

Lalong accuses striking LG workers of blackmail

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has accused striking local government workers in the state of a plan to blackmail and smear the image of his administration by waging a campaign of calumny against the government over the non-implementation of…

Three die, others injured in another collapsed building in Jos (Guardian)

Still licking the wounds from the collapsed building in Jos North local government area of Plateau State where 15 persons lost their lives recently, another building collapsed in the local government area on Monday night claiming the lives of three…

15-year-old boy stages own kidnap, demands N500,000 ransom in Plateau (Guardian)

A 15-year-old boy, Jerry Ngwe, has allegedly staged his own kidnap and demanded the sum of N500,000 as ransom. The minor, who was paraded in Jos, the Plateau State capital yesterday, told newsmen that he initiated the plan with his…

Plateau PDP suspends Chairman, Deputy over alleged diversion of campaign, IDPs funds (Guardian)

The Plateau chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has passed a vote of no confidence on its Chairman, Mr Damishi Sango, and the Deputy Chairman, Mr Amos Gombi. The party’s State Executive Council (SEC), in a meeting held in…

Gunmen kill two in fresh attack in Plateau, youth leader claims (Punch)

Two people were, on Monday, alleged to have died after a fresh attack in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen Our Correspondent in Jos gathered on Monday that the victims, identified as…

Plateau gets new Controller of Prisons (Guardian)

Mr Samuel Aguda has been appointed as the Controller in-charge of Plateau Command of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS). DSP Luka Ayedoo, the command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), announced this in a statement on Saturday in Jos. Aguda replaces Mr…

Body found in well raises tension in Jos (Guardian)

The body of a young man was found in a well at Dutse Uku community of Jos North local government area of Plateau State yesterday morning. The discovery caused heightened tension, especially after restive youths came out in their numbers…

Plateau Polytechnic’s attack: Abducted Champlain’s son regains freedom (Punch)

Barely twenty-four hours after he was kidnapped by gunmen, Kim Dido, the son of the Plateau State Polytechnic Chaplain, Reverend Andrew Dido, has regained his freedom. Kim, who is twelve years old was abducted on Wednesday night by gunmen who…

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