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October, 2019

  • 21 October

    Useni Appeals Plateau Gov Tribunal Judgment 

    Man Bags Two Months Jail For Burglary

    Senator Jeremiah Useni, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State during the 2019 election has filed 21 grounds of appeal before the Court of Appeal in Jos adducing reasons why his petition asking the election petitions tribunal to upturn the victory of Governor Simon Lalong should …

September, 2019

  • 5 September

    Lightning Allegedly Kills Student After Leaving Exam Hall

    A final year student of the Federal College of Education in Pankshin, Plateau State, Ponyak Danladi Nanfa, has died after he was allegedly struck by lightning, shortly after leaving the exam hall on Monday. Reports has it that Nanfa, 27, was going home when the lightning started and he was …

July, 2019

  • 20 July

    66,725 Voters To Participate In Plateau bye-election – INEC

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 66,725 voters will be participating in the by-election into the Pengana Constituency of Bassa Local Government Area in Plateau House of Assembly. Osaretin Imahiyereobo, Head, Voter Education and Publicity of the Commission in the state, made this known to the NAN in Jos …

June, 2019

  • 10 June

    Oyo, Plateau Assemblies Get Young Speakers

    The house of assemblies of Oyo and Plateau states, on Monday, elected two speakers in their 30s.  In Oyo, Debo Ogundoyin, 32-year-old lawmaker from Ibarapa east constituency, was elected speaker of the House of Assembly. Ogundoyin is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He contested the position unopposed. …

May, 2019

  • 23 May

    Court Dismisses Certificate Forgery Suit Against Plateau Rep-elect

    The Federal High Court sitting in Jos on Thursday dismissed a certificate forgery suit filed against Komsol Alonggap-Alphonsus of All Progressive Party (APC), to represent the Mikang/Shendam/Qua’an Pan Federal Constituency of Plateau. Joseph Longshin-Bukar also of the APC, had, through his Counsel, Friday Shuaibu, filed a suit before Justice Dorcas …

  • 23 May

    Plateau: Court Dismisses Certificate Forgery Suit Against Rep-elect, Komsol

    The Federal High Court sitting in Jos on Thursday dismissed a certificate forgery suit filed against Komsol Alonggap-Alphonsus of All Progressive Party (APC), to represent the Mikang/Shendam/Qua’an Pan Federal Constituency of Plateau.   Joseph Longshin-Bukar also of  the APC, had, through his Counsel, Friday Shuaibu, filed a suit before Justice …

April, 2019

  • 24 April

    Plateau PDP Suspends Chairman, Deputy

    PDP

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

  • 10 April

    EFCC Forced Me To Indict Jang In N6.3bn Fraud, Says Ex-cashier

    Yusuf Pam, a former cashier at the Plateau Government House, has said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) forced him to indict Jonah Jang, a former governor of the state, in a statement. He said at a hearing in the High Court in Plateau on Wednesday.  Pam, made the …

March, 2019

  • 28 March

    Man, 42, In Police Net Over Death Of Married Lover

    The Plateau Police Command has arrested a 42-year-old man, Gundumi Saya, over the death of his married lover, one Hajara Markus, who died while spending the night with him. According to the Police charge sheet currently before Justice Daniel Longji of the Plateau State High Court, Jos, Saya, who has …

  • 25 March

    I’ll Focus More On Youth Employment, Says Lalong

    Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau State has pledged to create an atmosphere in which more youths can gain employment in Plateau State.  Reacting to his re-election as governor of Plateau state, Lalong said the mandate given to him is further revalidation of the trust that the people have in him with …

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