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March, 2019

  • 10 March

    Plateau Lawmaker Dies Hours After Winning Reelection

    Ezekiel Afon, lawmaker representing Pengana constituency in the Plateau State house of assembly, has died hours after he won reelection. Bashir Sati, secretary of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state, confirmed the lawmaker’s death in Jos. According to Sati, Afon died Sunday afternoon after a brief illness. “It …

February, 2019

January, 2019

  • 28 January

    Fresh Lassa Fever Outbreak Kills Five In Plateau

    Plateau has recorded 17 confirmed cases of Lassa Fever with five persons killed, according to Dr Kunden Deyin, the state’s health commissioner. Deyin newsmen on Sunday in Jos that 33 cases were taken to the laboratory for confirmation where 17 were confirmed to be cases of Lassa Fever. According to …

  • 17 January

    Lassa Fever: Army Fumigates Cantonment After Officer’s Death

    Maj. Gen. Nuhu Angbazo, General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division, Nigeria Army Rukuba, has directed that Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos, Plateau, be fumigated. The directive was given following the death of a non-commissioned senior officer in the cantobment from Lassa fever. The Division made the disclosure on Thursday in a …

  • 9 January

    Buhari, Lalong’s Victories ‘Very Certain’ – Plateau APC Elders

    The All Progressives Congress (APC), Elders Advisory Council in Plateau has said that the victories of  President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Simon Lalong in the forthcoming general elections were “very certain”. Reports that Buhari and Lalong, both of the APC, are seeking fresh mandates in the elections scheduled for Feb. …

  • 4 January

    Four Die In Plateau Cult Clash

    Four persons have died in a clash between two rival cult groups near a nightclub in the Kwata Zawan Community, Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Terna Tyopev, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Jos on Thursday. …

  • 1 January

    New Year: Plateau Gov. Pardons Four Prisoners

    Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau State has granted pardon to four prisoners serving various jail terms in the state in the spirit of the New Year. The governor made the disclosure in a statement signed by Mark Longyen, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity on Tuesday in Jos. “The …

December, 2018

  • 5 December

    Eight Remanded For Beheading Policeman

    A Plateau High Court on Wednesday ordered that eight men, who police accused of allegedly beheading a policeman, be remanded in prison. The police charged Abubakar Sani, Abubakar Mohammed, Hussaini Musa, Mohammed Zubairu, Abulahi Mohammed, Ibrahim Usman, Mohammed Doma and Sadiq Abubakar with culpable homicide. The prosecutor, E.A. Inigbenoise, told …

November, 2018

  • 9 November

    Buhari’s Campaign Director Drags Plateau APC To Court

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    Johnson Podar, National Director (Mobilisation), of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, BCO, has dragged the Plateau chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to court over alleged injustice during the party’s state congress. In the case filed at the State High Court, Bukuru, Podar is seeking the nullification of the state …

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