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We Need Nationalistic Approach Towards Resolving Plateau Crisis – Plang

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JOS – Senate Committee Chairman on Labour and Productivity, Senator Diket Plang, has advocated for nationalistic approach in resolving Plateau crisis to give all concerned fair hearing and justice. Senator Plang representing Plateau Central Senatorial district at National Assembly in an interview with newsmen at his Jos Residence on Tuesday blamed non implementation of the […]

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Former Senate President, Mark, Urges FG To Review Security, End Bloodshed In Plateau

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PDP Berates Tinubu For Failing To Visit Plateau Communities Over Killings

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Tinubu Directs Arrest Of Culprits In Plateau Killings

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President Bola Tinubu has strongly condemned the heinous and brutal attacks in Bokkos and Barkin-Ladi Local Government Areas of Plateau State, which resulted in the tragic loss of many lives. President Tinubu in a statement by presidential spokesman Ajuri Ngelale on Tuesday directed security agencies to immediately move in, scour every stretch of the zone, […]

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Christmas Massacre: Bandits Reportedly Killed 160 People in Mangu & Bokkos LGA of Plateau State

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BOKKOS, NIGERIA — Armed groups have killed at least 160 people in central Nigeria in a series of attacks on villages, local government officials said Monday. The toll marked a sharp rise from the initial figure reported by the army Sunday evening of just 16 dead in a region plagued for several years by religious and …
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Presidency condemns Bandits Attacks in Bokkos and Barkin-Ladi LGA of Plateau State

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In a press statement signed by Chief Ajuri Ngelale who is the Special Adviser to Mr President Media & Publicity shared a statement on his social media accounts as well as that of the Mr President. The statement is read as follows. STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT TINUBU CONDEMNS HEINOUS ATTACKS IN PLATEAU, DIRECTS IMMEDIATE …
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Plateau killings: Envoys of death, sorrow won’t escape justice, Tinubu vows

President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday directed security agencies to scout for and apprehend culprits of the Christmas Day attacks in Bokkos and Barkin-Ladi Local Government Areas of Plateau State, which left at least 100 persons dead. Condemning what he called a “primitive and heinous” attack, Tinubu said, “These envoys of death, pain, and sorrow will […]

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Mutfwang Laments Killing Of 50 Villagers In Plateau By Gunmen

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PDP supporters protest judgments sacking Plateau lawmakers

Hundreds of Plateau youths, including women, on Wednesday, protested in different locations in Jos, the state capital, over what they described as a “conflicting tribunal and Court of Appeal judgments” targeted at sacking state and National Assembly members elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state. Amid the widespread protests, some […]

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Rulings: PDP supporters block road to protest Lalong, others’ victory

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Many supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have staged a massive protest in Jos, Plateau State capital, against the recent election judgements of the Court of Appeal in Abuja which sacked several PDP’s state and federal legislators. The rulings were in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidates, including the Minister […]

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Protests rock Jos over A’Court verdict sacking Plateau PDP lawmakers 

Hundreds of Plateau youths including women and children are currently protesting in different locations in Jos, the state capital, over what they described as a “conflicting tribunal and Court of Appeal judgments” targeted at sacking state and National Assembly members elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state. The PUNCH reports […]

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Troops arrest 19 suspected kidnappers in Plateau

Troops of Operation Safe Haven in charge of maintaining peace in Plateau State, have again arrested 19 suspected kidnappers in the state. This is coming barely two weeks after the troops arrested 73 kidnappers, including bandits who have been terrorising various communities in the state and the neighbouring Kaduna State. The spokesman for the military […]

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Plateau: PDP outburst against judiciary, misdirection of aggression — APC group

A political pressure group, the APC-Strategic Monitoring Team (APC-SMT), has stated that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) outburst on the judiciary over the recent judgements of the Court of Appeal is a misdirection of aggression and a threat to peace in Plateau State. Addressing newsmen in Jos, Plateau State capital, the coordinator of the group, […]

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Plateau PDP Central senatorial candidate rejects Tribunal’s judgment

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The senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Plateau Central in the last election, Amb. Yohanna Gotom, has rejected the judgment of the National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, which upheld the election of Sen. Diket Plang of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the elected Senator of the Central […]

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Abducted Plateau PDP chairman spends 40 days in captivity

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State, Dung Tari, who was abducted after a party meeting in the council area, has spent 40 days in captivity. Recalled that the PDP chairman was abducted on September 23, 2023. The PUNCH had reported that Tari was in […]

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Plateau PDP kicks as Tribunal nullifies Senator Bali, Gyenden elections

Apparently reacting to the nullification of the elections of Senator Napoleon Bali and Hon. Peter Gyendeng elections by the Election Petition Tribunal, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has declared that the judgment did not reflect the law and interests of the majority of the people as freely expressed at the elections. Recall […]

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Gunmen kill 10 in Plateau fresh attack

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Gunmen on Sunday night killed 10 persons in an attack on Kulben, a community in the Kombum district of Mangu Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State. A community leader who pleaded anonymity told our correspondent that armed militia attacked the community around 10pm when the victims, mostly vigilantes, were patrolling the area. Joseph Gwankat, […]

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Tribunal Declares Lalong Winner of Plateau South Senate Seat

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•Also sacks Gyendeng, confirms Dalyop for House of Reps Seriki Adinoyi in Jos A former governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong has been  declared winner of the February 25 Plateau South

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Gunmen invade Plateau school, kill teacher couple

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The couple, said to be newly-wedded were participating in a meeting to compile results of students in preparation for the school’s 2023 Speech and Prize-Giving Day slated for this Friday when the gunmen barged into the school in broad daylight and killed them

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Gov Muftwang constitutes Task Force to recover government properties in Plateau

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Gov Muftwang constitutes Task Force to recover government properties in Plateau
Governor Caleb Muftwang of Plateau has constituted a Task Force on recovery of purported auctioned government properties, just as he suspended all employments made by his predecessor, Barrister Simon Lalong towards the end of his administration. The governor in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Arc. Samuel N. Jatau,  stated that […]
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Plateau Attacks: Oyedepo Presents N20m Relief Materials To Mangu IDPs

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Presiding bishop and founder of the Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel Worldwide), Dr David Oyedepo has presented relief materials worth over N20 million to the victims of the recent attacks in some communities in Mangu local government area of Plateau State. About 150 were killed and 10,000 others displaced from ancestral homes by the attackers […]

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Plateau: Gov. Muftwang appoints SSG, Attorney-General

By Martha Agas Gov. Caleb Mutfwtang literally hits the ground running on Monday with the appointment of Mr Samuel Nanchang as the Secretary to the Government of Plateau immediately after he was sworn into office. The approval is contained in a statement issued on Monday in Jos by Mr Moses Nwan, Senior Special Assistant on […]

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