Plateau: Mutfwang harps on unity, assures pilgrims of support

December 5, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Plateau state governor, Caleb Mutfwang, said his administration is dedicated to supporting pilgrimage, just as he tasked staff of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) to work in love and unity. Governor Mutfwang made the call, Monday, at the opening of the 2023 retreat of the NCPC staff with the theme: “Leadership Transformation for Strategic Productivity” held at Crispan Suits, Read More

Kano governorship appeal: ‘Judiciary ‘ll redeem own image, sanction erring officials’

Nigeria’s judiciary would redeem its image over the clerical error recorded in the Appeal Court judgment of the Kano state governorship election, which sacked the state governor, Abba Kabiru Yusuf, Blueprint has gathered. Also, there are indications that the top echelon of the judiciary has vowed to sanction any of its judicial officers found wanting in the whole saga, as findings by Blueprint reveals Read More

Plateau: Lalong receives certificate of return as senator-elect

November 24, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Minister of Labour and Employment and Senator-elect for Plateau South Simon Lalong has received his certificate-of-return from the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC). Lalong received it at the INEC Headquarters Maitama Abuja from National Commissioner Mohammed Haruna. The Court of Appeal ordered INEC to issue Lalong certificate of return as the duly elected Senator for Plateau South following the nullification of Read More

Jang speaks on ‘asking governor Mutfwang to resign’

November 23, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Former Governor of Plateau state, Jonah Jang, has dismissed report in circulation suggesting that he asked the state governor, Caleb Mutfwang, to resign and hand over to the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Nentawe Goshwe. A report had suggested that, raising tempers about the already tense situation in the state. But the former governor faulted the fabricated Read More

After Zamfara, Kano verdicts, Appeal Court sacks Plateau governor, Mutfwang heads to Supreme Court

November 20, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

In very quick succession, the Court of Appeal, at different times in a space of 4 days, sacked three sitting governors over inadequacies in the mode of their election during the March 18 governorship election. Plateau state Governor Caleb Mutfwang of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was the third  as the appellate court sitting Abuja, removed him from office, even as Read More

Plateau: Tribunal upholds Plang’s election, dismisses PDP’s Gotom petition

November 1, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The panel 1, Plateau State National and House of Assembly, Election Petition Tribunal, Jos, led by justice Muhammad Tukur, has dismissed the petition of G.Y Gotom, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), filed against Senator Diket Plang, of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In its judgement delivered Tuesday, evening, by member 1, justice OmekaElekwa, the tribunal affirmed the election and Read More

Mutfwang tasks Plateau Diaspora group on unity, development

October 20, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

Plateau state governor, Barr. Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang has tasked the citizens of the state living in the United States of America to unite and form a cohesive alliance aimed at mutual development. Governor Mutfwang gave the charge at the gala night of the 2023 Annual National Convention of Plateau State Association USA Inc (PSA-USA) held in Columbia, Maryland in the Read More

Ginger farmers take case to NASS 

October 12, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

The Ginger Farmers Association of Nigeria has disclosed that a lot of their members who collected loans for the farming season were now dying of shock in seven states.  Speaking at the National Assembly when the association led a delegation to thank the Senate and Senator Sunday Marshall Katung for sponsoring a motion on the ginger disease that affecting farmers, Read More

PDP, APC trades blame as tribunal sacks Plateau Speaker

September 29, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau State has upturned the election of Hon. Moses Sule, of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the member representing Mikang constituency in the State House of Assembly and returned Na’anlong Daniel of the All Progressives Congress, APC as the winner of the election. The Tribunal in Read More

Eid-el-Maulud: Plateau lawmaker Aliyu harps on peace, unity

September 28, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

As hundreds of thousands of Muslims, thronged major streets of Jos in celebration of Eid-el-Maulud, the member representing Jos North constituency in Plateau State House of Assembly, Adamu Aliyu has harped on peace and tranquility amongst citizens of the state. He made the statement at the 54th edition of Eid-el-Maulud held at the Jos Wrang Pam township stadium. “Today, we Read More

Furore over first lady’s largese to Plateau citizens

September 26, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

Instead of a palliative brought by first lady to victims of crisis in Plateau state to ameliorate their suffering, it is causing further furore. MUHAMMAD TANKO SHITTU reports. Being a mother to every Nigerian and so compassionate about their plight; the first lady, Sen Oluremi Tinubu paid a solidarity visit to Plateau state where she doled out the sum of Read More

Breaking: Plateau governorship tribunal reserves judgement

September 11, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Plateau State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting at Jos High Court, has reserved date for judgement into the suit filled by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Nentawe Yiwatda against Governor Caleb Mutfwang of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The petitioners, in a suit no: EPT/PL/Gov/03/2023 between Nentawe Yilwatda Goshwe and APC are challenging the Independent National Read More

Of what benefit is the Plateau crisis?

August 9, 2023 Ukasha Rabiu Magama 0

Since the beginning of the Plateau state crisis, there has been no social, political or economic benefit derived by its citizens apart from the enormous devastation recorded on lives and properties as well as plunging the state into a humanitarian crisis. Though the crisis has displaced a number of people from their homes, arising from the massive destruction of schools, Read More

Gunmen kill 3 miners, injure 2 in Plateau

Gunmen on Friday killed three people at a mining site around Tanjol in Jol community of Riyom local government area of Plateau state. The national publicity secretary of Berom Youth Movement (BYM), a socio-cultural group, Mr. Rwang Tengwong, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Jos. According to Tengwong, the incident occurred at about Read More

You can’t sack us, Plateau LG bosses dare Gov. Mutfwang

June 9, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Jos North local government council chairman, Shehu Bala Usman, and his 20 elected councillors have said they remained the legitimate representatives of their people until the end of their three-year tenure. “Due process must be followed; we remain council chairmen. The mandate of our people still subsists. We are not aware of any probe against the councils’ chairmen or Read More

Plateau: PSIRS generates N7bn, targets N26bn in 2023

The Plateau state Board of Internal Revenue Service (PSIRS), said it has so far raised N7 billion revenue collection in the first quarter of 2023. It decried reduction in its collection in the year 2022, with a drop of N6bn, from the previous N20bn in 2022. The executive chairman of the state Board Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Dashe Arlat, stated Read More

March 18 2023 governorship election: Fintiri, Binani’s rivalry throws Adamawa into stalemate

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared both the Adamawa and Kebbi state governorship elections inconclusive. This, the commission said, followed the margin of votes at the end of the contest in Adamawa. Before reaching the decision in the case of Adamawa, INEC had announced that Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 421,524, while the All Read More

NDE trains trainers in Plateau

March 9, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has urged vocational skills trainers to always make use of the NDE’s train the trainers programme for their ultimate advantage and those they train in their ventures. The call was made by the Director General of the NDE, Malam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo, Wednesday, at a 3-day workshop for Training of the Trainers (TOT), and Read More

NDE-efcc trains participants on financial counseling in Plateau

March 8, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Director General, National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo, has called on the directorate’s business trainees to be wise in their financial investment. Malam Fikpo said NDE’s Enterprise and Financial Counselling Clinic (NDE-efcc), scheme is aimed at guiding business persons towards solid business management. Represented by Plateau state NDE coordinator, Mrs. Asabe Lassa, Malam Fikpo made the Read More

Wase denies recruiting vigilantes, urges Plateau CP to interrogate PDP

February 23, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Idris Ahmad Wase, Wednesday, denied an alleged recruitment of vigilantes, to harass voters in the Saturday, 25th February general elections. He urged the Plateau state Commissioner of Police, to interrogate the state chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). This was contained in press release by Hon. Wase’s Chief Press Secretary, Umar Muhammad Puma. Read More

Volleyball: Plateau Rocks pip Taraba Spikers in Jalingo (PICTURES)

April 24, 2022 Editor 0

Plateau Rocks struggled to beat Taraba Spikers 3-1 (26-24, 21-25, 25-16, 25-12) on Day two of the ongoing 2022 National Division two League in Jalingo, Taraba state capital on Saturday. Established Plateau Rocks could not bulldoze Taraba Spikers as both teams were at each other’s throats throughout the first set. Coach Rakiya Mohammed’s team managed to win the first set Read More

FCT FA chairman backs Unity preseason tourney

September 18, 2021 Admin III 0

The Chairman of FCT Football Association Abba Mourtar Mohammed has given his approval to the hosting of the Unity preseason tournament holding in Abuja from 30th October to 5th November 2021. Revealing this in Abuja, the Organising Committee Chairman, Patrick Ngwaogu (Odogwu Ndi Abia), said the Chairman was so excited of the programme, and has agreed to donate the main Read More