Again, gunmen kill community leader in fresh Plateau attack
Unidentified gunmen have again, killed the Dakacin Langai of Kadunu Community of Pyam Chiefdom in Mangu Council Area, Plateau State, Alhaji Mohammed Bayero. Eyewitnesses told The Guardian that the incident occurred about 8pm on Sunday throwing the community into mourning and confusion as a result of Bayero’s killing at his palace.
Alleged N6.2bn Fraud: Jang’s counsel disowns colleague in court
There was mild drama at the continuation of the trial of a former Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang, yesterday, as his counsel, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) disowned another defence counsel over the line of questioning.
Boy stages own kidnap, demands father pay ransom
A 15-year-old Nigerian boy has been arrested for demanding a ransom from his father after staging his own kidnap with his friends in the central city of Jos, police said Friday.
OPSH promises security, Kebbi government urges unity
Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), the task force in charge of security operations in Plateau, Bauchi and Southern Kaduna has assured Plateau residents of adequate security and protection of lives and property during the Sallah celebrations.
Measles: No outbreak in Niger, Plateau, Lagos
Following the reported outbreak of measles in some parts of the country, Niger, Lagos, and Plateau states, however, said no case was recorded in the states. Suspected cases of the disease were recorded at Wusar Community of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, where some children died.
Protecting CBN from Miyetti Allah
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) reaction to the Federal Government’s move to ban the importation of milk is curious and should not be allowed to go unchallenged. There appears to be more to the MACBAN’s strange response than meets the eye because the policy instrument is supposed to be primarily interpreted to boost local production of milk, which still consumes a large chunk of our scarce foreign exchange.
INEC promises credible, peaceful by-election in Plateau
Ahead of the forthcoming by-election for Pengana Constituency in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) promised to conduct the free, fair, credible and peaceful election.
Lalong launches revenue drive to boost IGR
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau on Tuesday launched an accelerated revenue drive across the 17 local government areas of the state to improve Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).
Ubandoman wins at election appeal tribunal
Following last Friday’s declaration of Mr. Ubandoman Joshua Laven by Plateau State Election Appeal Tribunal as winner of Langtang North Local government election, the Chairman-elect has called on the State Governor, Simon Lalong, to swear him into office.