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October, 2018

  • 1 October

    Useni, 75, Emerges Plateau PDP Governorship Candidate

    Senator Jeremiah Useni, 75 years old, has emerged the governorship candidate  of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau in  the 2019 general elections. Useni polled 1018 votes to  defeat 12 other candidates at the party’s primaries. His closest rival Johnbull Shekarau got  340 votes. In all, 2,097 delegates from the …

September, 2018

  • 19 September

    Factional NFF President Chris Giwa Declares Senatorial Ambition

    Factional President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Chris Giwa, has declared his intention to contest for the Plateau North Senatorial seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. Giwa made his intention known when he visited state officials of the party at its secretariat on Wednesday in Jos. According …

  • 10 September

    2019: Ex-Plateau Gov Dariye Buys Nomination Form From Prison

    Senator Joshua Dariye, a former Governor of Plateau State, has allegedly purchased nomination and expression of interest forms to run for the Plateau Central Senatorial District seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Shedrack Kopmuk, a supporter of the senator, announced the move on Facebook. ”Just to notify …

  • 6 September

    Gunmen Kill Two In Fresh Plateau Attack

    Two persons were killed by gunmen in a Thursday morning attack at Nding Suisut Village of Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau. DSP Terna Tyopev, the Police Public Relations Officer in Plateau, confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Jos that two persons were also injured …

  • 3 September

    Fresh Attacks Leave 14 Dead In Plateau

    About 14 people were on Sunday night killed in two separate attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Jos South and Bassa Local Government Areas of Plateau State The latest killings occurred barely 24 hours after the Executive Director of Stephanos Foundation, a civil rights’ organisation, Mark Lipdo, raised an alarm …

August, 2018

  • 30 August

    8 Killed, 95 Houses Burnt As Attackers Invade Plateau Communities

    Eight people were killed and 95 houses burnt when attackers invaded Abonong and Zayit communities in Foron District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau. According to Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the Police Command in the State, the attackers hit the community in the early hours of Wednesday. He …

  • 28 August

    Ex-Plateau Governor, Jang Declares Presidential Ambition

    Senator Jonah Jang, a former Governor of Plateau State, will on Tuesday (today) declare his intention to runf or presidency in 2019 under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Jang will make the formal declaration at the party’s secretariat in presence of his supporters. Newsbreak.ng recalls that the …

  • 26 August

    Gunmen Kill Plateau Speaker’s Driver

    Unidentified gunmen have killed Azi Magaji, the head driver to the Plateau House of Assembly Speaker, and Edward Ankpa, a security personnel with the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH. DSP Terna Tyopev, the Plateau Police Public Relations Officer confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in …

  • 5 August

    Herdsmen Kill Eight In Fresh Plateau, Taraba Attacks


    Eight people were reportedly killed on Friday and Saturday, when suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked some communities in Plateau and Taraba states. Three persons were shot dead on Friday night in Zanwra area of Jebbu Miango, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State, by the herdsmen, throwing the whole community into …

July, 2018

  • 25 July

    Plateau Govt Constitutes Committee To Resettle IDPs

    The Plateau Government has constituted an 8-man committee to return Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, from the recent herders/farmers clashes  to their original homes. The Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Rufus Bature, made this known in a statement on Wednesday in Jos. He said the committee’s terms of reference included …

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