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I was kidnapped, laced with explosives to rob bank – Plateau suspect

A teenage student, Benjamin Basil, who was apprehended by security operatives at a bank in Jos, the Plateau State capital, with devices suspected to be bomb explosives while trying to rob them of N100m on Tuesday narrated how kidnappers forced…

UNIJOS dental students protest delayed accreditation, lecturer shortage

Students from the Faculty of Dental Science at the University of Jos staged a protest on Monday, expressing frustration over the delayed accreditation of their programs by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. The main grievance cited by the…


INEC Suspends Electoral Officer over Missing Ballot Papers in Plateau Rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended Mr. Fred Ogboji, the Electoral Officer for Jos North Local Government Area, following the disappearance of ballot papers during Saturday’s rerun election in Plateau State. In a statement issued on Sunday, Mr….


Plateau: INEC postpones elections in 18 polling units

As the re-run elections for Plateau North Senatorial district election and Bassa/Jos North Federal constituency get under way on Saturday, the Independent National Electoral Commission has announced plans to conduct fresh elections in 18 polling units. The Resident Electoral Commissioner…


Tension as sacked Plateau PDP lawmakers vow resumption today

As the Plateau State House of Assembly resumes plenary today (Tuesday), the 16 lawmakers elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party said they would resume their legislative duties despite their sacking by the Court of Appeal. This came…


JUST IN: Vigilante group repel bandits attack in Plateau community

Reports from Plateau indicate that bandits on motorcycles attempted an attack on Butura village in the Bokkos Local Government Area of the state, but they were repelled. Butura had witnessed a tragic massacre of over 200 persons during the Christmas…


Supreme Court reinstates Governor Mutfwang of Plateau State

The Supreme Court, on Friday, reinstated Governor Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau State, whose election was nullified by the Court of Appeal. The apex court, in a unanimous decision by a five-member panel of Justices, vacated the judgement of the appellate…


Terrorists Occupying 64 Communities, Schools In Plateau – Governor Mutfwang

The Governor of Plateau State, Celeb Mutfwang says no fewer than 64 communities in the state have been displaced by terrorists who are occupying the areas and some schools. Speaking on the recent attacks in the state, Governor Mutfwang highlighted…


JUST-IN: Gunmen Kill 16 Persons In Plateau Village

The Special Task Force in charge of security in Plateau and Bauchi including some parts of Kaduna State code-named Operation Save Haven (OPSH), has confirmed the killing of 16 persons by suspected gunmen in Mushu community, a village bordering Mangu…


JUST IN: President Tinubu Confirms Lalong’s Resignation as Labour Minister

Simon Lalong, Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment, has officially tendered his resignation to President Bola Tinubu and is set to be inducted to the Senate as the elected representative of Plateau South Senatorial District. Lalong’s departure from the cabinet…