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Drunk Soldier Allegedly Kills Plateau Villager

A drunk soldier celebrating his birthday has allegedly killed Joseph Jelmang in Marish community of Bokko local government area of Plateau State. According to the Bokkos...

Protests As Gunmen Kill 12 In Plateau Village

Gunmen have again attacked the Tilengpat Pushit community in the Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State and killed twelve persons. It was learnt that...

JUST IN: Many Feared Injured, Homes Razed As Irate Youths Clash In Plateau

Several homes were razed, barns destroyed and cattle rustled following a violent clash between irate youths in the Ponglong area of Lalin district, Mikang...

Thunderstorm In Plateau House Of Assembly

The political crisis in Plateau State took a new turn yesterday. The House of Assembly Speaker, Gabriel Dewan Kudangbena, insisted he would not recognise the...

Judgements Sacking Kano, Plateau Govs Should Be Reviewed – Falana

Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, said the judgements of the appellate court sacking Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano...

BREAKING: Appeal Court Sacks Plateau Governor, Mutfwang

The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal on Sunday sacked Plateau State Governor, Mutfwang Manasseh of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. It ordered the...

Another Explosion Rocks Plateau Kills Six, Injures Several

A suspected electrical explosion has claimed the life of six persons in Kabong Central Community, a suburb within Jos North Local Government Area of...

BREAKING: Bandits Kidnap Plateau Pharmacists Union Leader

Bandits have kidnapped an official of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria in Plateau State, Pharmacist Kim Bot. The KOKO TV NG learnt that the union...

Military Taskforce Arrests 91 Suspects In Plateau, Southern Kaduna

The military taskforce responsible for maintaining peace in Plateau State and Southern Kaduna, code-named Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), on Operation Hakorin Damisa IV, said...

Gunmen Kill Nine In Plateau Attack

Gunmen on Sunday killed not less than nine people in an attack on Adu village in Kwal District of Bassa Local Government Area, Plateau State. The...

Gunmen Kill Nine In Plateau Attack

Nine persons were on Monday confirmed dead after gunmen attacked Adu village in Kwal District of Bassa Local Government Area, Plateau State. The spokesman for...

Police Recover 77 Stolen Cows In Plateau

The Plateau State Police Command on Wednesday said it recovered a total of 77 stolen cows in the state. The Spokesman for the command, Alabo...

Breaking: UNIJOS Students Protest School Fees Hike

Students of the University of Jos, Plateau State, on Tuesday, blocked roads leading to the campus in protest, following an increase in school fees...

Bandits Attack Plateau, Kill 10 Villagers

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked Kulben community in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State and killed 10 persons. A resident of Kulben...

Troops Arrest 17 Suspects Over Murder In Plateau, Kaduna

Troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), a military task force maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Bauchi and Kaduna States, have arrested 17...

Troops Arrest 39 Suspected Bandits, Armed Robbers, Kidnappers In Plateau (Photos)

Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) on Operations HAKORIN DAMISA IV have arrested 39 criminal suspects in connection with banditry, kidnapping and armed robbery...

Trader Jailed For Sending Fake Alert In Plateau

A Jos Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced a 35-year-old trader, Samuel Jigede, to four months imprisonment for sending fake alerts after buying goods. Magistrate Shawomi...

20 Killed In Renewed Plateau Community Attack

Twenty persons were reportedly killed with over 10 others injured by assailants in the Heipang District of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State...

One Dies In Plateau As Gunmen Attack Traders

One person was, on Monday, confirmed dead after gunmen attacked some traders from a market in Plateau State. The incident happened on Sunday evening, in...

Just In: Five Persons Killed In Fresh Attack In Plateau State

Armed men in the early hours of Monday, killed four people in the Nchya community, Mangu District of Mangu Local Government in Plateau State...

Military Recovers 130 Illegal Weapons In Plateau

The Special Military Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) maintaining peace in Plateau and environs, said it recovered 130 illegal weapons in the state...

Troops Foil Attack, Rescue Kidnap Victims, Neutralize Suspected Bandits In Plateau

Troops of the newly launched Operation Hakorin Damisa IV set up to tackle insecurity in the Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State have...

Gunmen Kill Two, Burn Houses In Plateau

This happened on Wednesday night as the armed men were said to be passing through the communities. The incident came on the heels of an...

Gunmen Kill Five Plateau Villagers, Corpses Get Mass Burial

Despite the curfew imposed by the Plateau State Government to curb insecurity in the Mangu Local Government Area, gunmen, on Monday, allegedly killed five...

Police Deploy Personnel To Troubled Plateau LGAs

As part of the efforts by the Plateau State Police Command to arrest the killing and wonton destruction of properties by gunmen, the State...

Police Deploy Personnel To Troubled Councils in Plateau

Sequel to the recent security challenges that have bedeviled communities in some local government councils in Plateau State, the State Police Command has deployed...

Eight Killed In Plateau Fresh Attack

At least eight people have been killed in a fresh attack by gunmen in Plateau state. It was learnt that the incident occurred on Friday...

Gunmen Kill Pastor, 20 Others In Plateau

A pastor of the Church of Christ in Nation, Rev. Nichodemus Kim, and 20 others have been killed by suspected gunmen in Riyom and...

Gov. Mutfwang Swears-in SGS, Attorney General

The Governor of Plateau State, Caleb Mutfwang has said all appointments into his cabinet would be based on merit. He also tasked the appointees to...

Plateau Youths Call For Self Defense Over Incessant Killings

The Plateau State Youth Council (PYC), on Monday, called on the citizens to urgently defend themselves against continuous attacks and killings in various villages...

Plateau: CAN Warns Against Reprisal As Death Toll Hits 130

The Christian Association of Nigeria on Tuesday raised concerns over the continued killings in Mangu and Riyom Local Government Areas of Plateau State but...

Latest Plateau Attacks: Church Claims 130 People Were Killed And 1,000 Houses And 22 Worship Buildings Were Destroyed

Leaders of various church denominations in Plateau State have revealed that no fewer than 130 people were killed, while 1, 000 houses, 22 churches burnt,...

Plateau Farmers Are Killed By Herders For Refusing To Graze

Suspected Fulani herders attacked some farmers in Kwi community, Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State, in the early hours of Sunday morning and...

Plateau Attack: 5 Suspects Arrested With AK-47, Revolver

The Plateau State Police Command have arrested five suspects in connection to the recent attacks on some communities in Mangu Local Government Area. It said...

Govt Imposes Curfew On Plateau LG Over Fresh Killings

Over 20 deaths have so far been recovered from two communities of Fungzai and neighbouring Kubat in the newly created district of Bwai in...

Gunmen Invade Plateau Community, Kill 29

Gunmen invaded Kubwat and Fungzai communities in the Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State at about 9 p.m on Monday killing no fewer...

Plateau University Security Repel Gunmen Attack

Plateau State University says its security operatives repelled an attack on the campus by gunmen on Tuesday night. The school authority said that some gunmen...

Man Sentenced For Stealing Sheep

An Area Court in Jos on Monday sentenced Emmanuel Christopher, 25, to one month for stealing a sheep. The Judge, Shawomi Bokkos, sentenced the convict...

FRSC Condemns Attack On Personnel, Vehicles

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dauda Biu, has condemned the attack on FRSC personnel and operational vehicles in Jos, Plateau. A statement...

13 Killed, 10 Injured In Jos Tanker Explosion

Thirteen people have died while ten others have sustained various degrees of injuries in the tanker explosion that rocked Jos North Local Government Area,...

Plateau Workers Protest 45 Months Of Unpaid Salaries

Some ad hoc workers have decided to cripple all activities at the Plateau State College of Health Technology, in the Pankshin Local Government Area...

Gunmen Abduct Traditional Ruler In Plateau

His Royal Highness Sunday Dajep has been kidnapped by some gunmen from his palace in Plateau State. The kidnapped Monarch is the district head of Chip...

Five Police Officers Arrested As Stray Bullet Hit Boy In Jos

Five police officers attached to the C Division have been arrested by the Plateau State Police for the shooting and killing a 17-year-old, identified...

2023: I’ll Support Yahaya Bello, I Don’t Believe In Igbo Presidency – MASSOB Leader, Ralph Uwazuruike

Leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has said that he does not believe in...

Sultan of Sokoto Declares Monday As Eid-el-Fitr

Monday 2nd of May 2022 is the first day of Shawwal according to a declaration by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Sa’ad...

Insecurity Persists Because We Have A Weak President – Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani has stated that insecurity has persisted in Nigeria because the president is either too shy or weak to take action on his...

If I Become The Governor of Kaduna State, My Daughter Will Be In Kaduna State University – Senator Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani has said if he ever becomes the governor of Kaduna state, his daughter will attend the state's university. Read Also: 2023: “Of...

Convicted Jailed Ex-Governor, Joshua Dariye Set To Recover N500m Abuja Mansion From EFCC After Buhari’s Pardon

Joshua Dariye, a former governor of Plateau State, may recover his N500m mansion in Asokoro, Federal Capital Territory, from the Economic and Financial Crimes...

There Are Compelling Reasons Why Buhari Pardoned Nyame And Dariye – Presidency

The presidency has said the pardon granted Joshua Dariye of Plateau State and Jolly Nyame of Taraba by President Muhammadu Buhari has not in...

Prison Is Only For The Poor In Nigeria – EFCC Prosecutors Say After Buhari’s Government Pardoned Dariye, Nyame

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have reportedly expressed their disappointment after the Nigerian Government pardoned former governors of Plateau State, Senator Joshua...

I Was Vice Chancellor When Plateau Governor Came For His Masters Degree – Deputy Governor, Sonni Tyoden

Prof. Sonni Tyoden, the Deputy Governor of Plateau State, tells the media about peace and reconciliation efforts in the state and his aspiration to succeed...

Rapper MI Abaga Calls Out His Colleagues To Go Get Their PVCs And Lead By Example

Ace Nigerian rapper MI Abaga has in a series of videos on his Insta-story called on his industry friends and colleagues. Watch MI speak...

10 Dead And Others Injured As Bandits Attack Plateau Community

Bandits have attacked Pinau town in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State killing at least 10 innocent persons. It was reported that the tragic...

Another Massacre In Jos, 35 People Killed

According to reports there's being another terrible occurrence in Jos, Plateau State, that left no fewer than 35 persons dead. It is believed that...

Plateau Killings: President Buhari Couldn’t Eat Food After Hearing Of The Killings – Isa Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami has revealed just how empathetic President Muhammadu Buhari is about the recent killings in Plateau...

Plateau Killings: These Kinds Of Brazen And Wickedly Motivated Attacks Are Heinous And Unacceptable – Presidency

The Presidency has condemned in strong terms the attack on travellers from a religious event in Bauchi, passing through Jos, the Plateau State Capital...

Plateau Conflict: Scores Killed And Many Injured As Youths Clash With Fulanis In Jos

Some youths in the Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State on Saturday clashed with Fulanis around Rukuba Road, according to reports. The clash...

No Point Signing Amended Electoral Act Without e-Transmission of Results Enshrined In It – Ortom Urges Buhari

Governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom has admonished President Muhammadu Buhari against giving assent to the recently-passed electoral act amendment bill if it does...

Just In: Gunmen Kill 12, Injure Five Others In Plateau

Gunmen on Sunday night killed 12 persons in Kuru village of Jos south Local Council of Plateau State. Read Also: Twitter Ban: “Congratulations To Nigeria”...

Lebanese Arrested For Impregnating 7 Minors And Using Underage Girls For Porn In Jos

A middle-aged Lebanese national identified as Simo, has been arrested for allegedly sleeping with 14 under-aged girls in the Abattoir Community, a suburb of...

Fish Out All Those That Attacked Gov Ortom’s Convoy – NGF Tells Security Agencies

The Northern Governor Forum on Sunday has released a statement condemning the attack on Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue state's motorcade by bandits describing...

Joshua Dariye: Supreme Court Upholds 2-year Jail Sentence For Criminal Misappropriation Of Funds

The Supreme Court today delivered judgment in the appeal filed by jailed former Plateau State Governor, Senator Joshua Chibi Dariye. A five-man panel of the...

Bandits Are The Criminals Hired To Sabotage Jonathan’s Govt But Have Been Abandoned – Mailafia

Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Niger, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, has said during a recent interview that many of the bandits terrorising...

I Was One Of The First Governors To Reject RUGA, It Was Literally Sneaked In For Reasons We Did Not Understand – Simon Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has explained why he rejected the Rural Grazing Area Programme popularly referred to as RUGA. The Governor on Tuesday February...

Northern Governors Set To Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Publicly

The Chairman of the Northern Governors' Forum and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong has announced that all of the 19 Northern State Governors...

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong Recovers From Coronavirus

The plateau state governor, Simon Lalong has recovered from the novel coronavirus a few weeks after he tested positive. Lalong’s spokesman, Dr. Makut Simon Macham...

Plateau Governor, Simon Lalong, Tests Positive For COVID-19, Goes Into Isolation

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has tested positive for COVID-19. You can recall that at the wake of the pandemic, the Governor and his...

Plateau State Lost N75bn To Looters – Gov. Simon Lalong

Plateau state governor simon  Lalong has revealed that the state government lost the sum of N75bn to looters in the aftermath of the EndSARS...

Plateau State Declares 24-Hour Curfew In Two Local Government Areas

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has declared 24 hours curfew in Jos south and Jos north local government areas following reports of violence. The governor...

We Have Spent N366.5 Million On COVID-19 In Plateau State – Gov Simon Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state today revealed that the State has spent the sum of N366.5 million in its fight against the Coronavirus...

Plateau State To Open Sex Offenders Register

The Plateau state government has announced plans to open a sex offenders register in the state. The state Governor Simon Lalong  revealed this while...

Coronavirus: Lagos State Government Considers Full Re-opening Of Economy

The Lagos state government has announced that it is considering full opening of the economy in the coming weeks. The state government said the...

Plateau State Records First Coronavirus Death

The Plateau state government has recorded it first fatality from the coronavirus outbreak. The state government shared the news through the state Governor Simon...

1,000 Nurses Have Been Exposed To The Coronavirus-NANNM

The National Association of Nigerian Nurses And Midwives have come out to reveal that over a 1,000 nurses in Nigeria have been exposed to...

Coronavirus: 4-month Old Tests Positive In Kaduna

The Kaduna state government today announced that a 4 months old has tested positive for the virus in the state. The state government shared...

Coronavirus: Foreign Affairs Minister Explains Why Returning Nigerians Have To Pay For Evacuation

The federal government has come out to give reasons why returning Nigerians have to pay for their feeding and isolation after they returned to...

Plateau State Discharges 6 Coronavirus Patients

The Plateau state government today announced that it has discharged 6 coronavirus patients from it isolation centre. The state government shared the good news...

Coronavirus: Nigerians Evacuated From Dubai Protests Over Poor Treatment

Nigerians  who were recently evacuated from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, over the coronavirus outbreak have lamented that they are being treated like “prisoners”. They...

Update: Plateau State Records 10 New Cases Of Coronavirus

The Plateau state government today revealed that it has recorded 10 new cases of the coronavirus. The state government shared the news via the...

So Sad! Man Slumps And Dies On His Wedding Day

There was sadness in Lamingo, Jos, Plateau state capital, after a groom-to-be Samuel Yarling died while preparing for his wedding today March 21. It was...

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