Gunmen kill 9, raze six houses in Plateau

July 9, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Gunmen have killed nine persons and burnt down six houses in Sabon Gari community in Mangu Local Government Area of the Plateau.Mr Jerry Datim, one of leaders in the community, disclosed this via telephone to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Jos. Datim, who is the National President of the Global Society for Middle Belt Heritage, said Read More

From Plateau United, Fidelis Ilechukwu moves to Enugu Rangers

July 5, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Enugu Rangers have appointed Plateau United Fidelis Ilechukwu as the new head coach. Rangers will unveil the new coach on Wednesday at the clubs corporate head office in Enugu. The Administrative Secretary of the Flying Antelopes, Barrister Ferdinand Ugwuarua expressed confidence in the new head coach to stabilize and help the team challenge for honours. “It gives me pleasure to Read More

Breaking: Plateau assembly suspends entire LG chairmen

June 1, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

All 17 chairmen of Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Plateau state have been suspended by members of the state assembly. They were suspended on Thursday June 1, 2023 during their plenary presided over by the Speaker, Abok Ayuba. Their suspension followed a motion moved by the lawmaker representing Langtang North -North constituency, Pirfa Tyem. They were accused of financial impropriety Read More

Plateau crisis: Coalition hails OPSH for relief materials to IDPs

May 24, 2023 Duro Joseph, Abuja 0

An indigenous peace building group in Plateau state has commended Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), a military outfit for assuaging the plight of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the recent attacks in Mangu Local Government Area (LGA), by providing them relief materials. The group expressed happiness that despite OPSH’s major assignment which is to provide security with the help of other Read More

MBGN 2022: Waw Crowns Miss Plateau as Ambassador

September 26, 2022 Admin III 0

The weeklong journey showcasing Nigerian beauty and brains at the 34th Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant ended beautifully with a glamorous finale on the 21st of October, 2022, at the Eko Hotel and Suite, Lagos. Emerging as the bearer of the crown, the gorgeous Miss Abia, Ada Eme, stunned her way into a chance to represent Nigeria at the Read More

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Breaking: Tears, anguish as another building collpases in Jos; 3 killed, 3 others hospitalised

September 30, 2019 Admin III 0

Three persons have been confirmed dead and three others hospitalised in another Jos building collapsed. Blueprint correspondent exclusively reporting from the scene said the incident happened at an obscured environment situated at Anguwan Rogo settlement of Jos North local government area of Plateau State. An official of the Red Cross, coordinating Anguwan Rogo community, Mahmud Adamu Abdullahi, confirmed the incident. He Read More

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2019 Hajj: Lalong bids 1,195 Plateau intending pilgrims bye

July 29, 2019 Admin III 0

Governor Simon Lalong has admonished Plateau State intending pilgrims to be God-fearing and exhibit sincerity in their behavioural conducts in the holy land. The governor admonished the 1,195 intending pilgrims while biding them farewell at the Wrang Pam Township Stadium, Monday in Jos. Max air is expected to commence airlift of the State intending pilgrims from Wednesday. Governor Lalong, said: Read More

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Ministerial list: Buhari neglected, disappointed us in Jos – APC Chairman

July 28, 2019 Admin III 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State has said President Muhammadu Buhari neglected its members and unleashed what he described as political imbalance on them. The Chairman of the Jos North Local Government chapter of APC, Sani Muhammad Gangare, said in a presss statement in Jos. According to him, “We read President Buhari’s list of ministerial nominations with great Read More

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Aftermath of collapsed 3-storey building: Plateau govt swings into action, pulls down illegal structures

July 18, 2019 Admin III 0

The Jos Metropolitan Development Board (JMDB) on Thursday morning, commenced demolition of unauthorised and substandard buildings in the capital city of Jos. The board’s action commenced with the demolition of a three-story building situated at Mango Street, belonging to Alhaji Usman Tetengi. Their action is coming after Governor Simon Lalong directed that such types of buildings be marked for demolition, Read More

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Dalung condoles Plateau govt over building collapse in Jos

July 17, 2019 Admin III 0

Former Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has commiserated with the government and people of Plateau state over the death of several people following the collapse of a three-story building located at Butcher Line in Jos, Plateau state. The building located at Yantaye close to Terminus was said to have collapsed at about 4:30pm on Monday July 15, Read More

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Plateau: Police hunt down notorious kidnapper, cattle rustlers, others

June 21, 2019 Admin III 0

A notorious kidnapper, five cattle rustlers, eight culpable homicide, four armed robbery suspects have been arrested, Plateau state Commissioner of Police, CP Isaac Akinmoyede has revealed. He said the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), traced and arrested notorious kidnapper, Johnson Aiku ‘M’ of Ilesha in Osun State. According to him, one Engr. Adewale Emmanuel Aiku .M. of Zaria road Jos, reported Read More

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Assailants attack, injure journalist Ahmad Tukur in Jos

May 11, 2019 Admin III 0

Unknown assailants Friday night attacked and injured, Ahmad Tukur, an ex-media aide, to Nasarawa State Governor, Umar Tanko Al-Makurau. The assailants were reported to have trailed Tukur to his family resident situated at Muhammadu Wada Street in Jos 6and attacked him at about 10:30pm. Narrating his ordeals, Tukur said: “I came into Jos, Friday afternoon and I reached home where Read More

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2019 guber poll: Useni, PDP file petition at tribunal, challenges Plateau Gov, APC’s victory

April 15, 2019 Admin III 0

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Plateau, Senator Jeremiah Tumbut Useni, has finally filed petition before the Election Tribunal setting in Jos. Senator Useni is challenging the election and subsequent return of Simon Bako Lalong as governor-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Chairman of the media and publicity committee of Useni campaign organisation, Yiljab Abraham, in Read More

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Govt laxity cause of Birnin Gwari killings, LA says in condolence message

April 8, 2019 Admin III 0

Lawal Adamu Usman, the Kaduna Central Peoples Democratic Party Senatorial candidate in last February’s elections has reacted to reports of attacks by bandits on the Kakangi community of Birnin Gwari blaming it on government’s lack of will to act. Usman, fondly called Mr LA, while condoling victims of the reported Saturday attacks that claimed several lives and unquantifiable loss of Read More

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JNI congratulates Lalong over his re-election victory

March 28, 2019 Admin III 0

Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), Plateau State chapter,  has felicitated with the governor-elect, Simon Bako Lalong, over his re-election. The JNI Chairman who is also the Emir of Wase, Muhammad Sambo Haruna, said that the congratulatory message, was on behalf of the Muslim Ummah in the State. The message which was signed by the JNI Publicity Secretary, Muhammad Sani Mudi, Emir Read More

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Breaking: Lalong re-elected Plateau Governor

March 24, 2019 Admin III 0

Incumbent Governor Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared reelected for another four years after Saturday’s supplementary election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) retuning officer Professor Richard Anande of the University of Agriculture Makurdi said Lalong scored595, 582 votes while his closest rival Senator Jeremiah Useni of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled Read More

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Live – Supplementary poll result: APC’s Lalong opens lead in Plateau

March 23, 2019 Admin III 0

Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has opened a lead after March 23 gubernatorial supplementary election in Plateau. Blueprint Correspondent reports that Lalong appears to be cruising home to victory based on results announced so far at various polling units. The unit-by-unit results so far is as follows; JOS NORTH LGA: Jenta Adamu Ward, Rerun results Plateau Read More

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Breaking: Finally, INEC schedules supplementary elections for Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau, Sokoto

March 12, 2019 Admin III 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday March 23 for 2019 supplementary elections in states where governorship elections were declared inconclusive. According to the Commission in a statement on Tuesday by Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Barrister Festus Okoye, the Returning Officers in Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue. Kano, Plateau and Sokoto States declared the governorship elections inconclusive. Read More