Latest Stories in Plateau

 

Total occupation: ‘Wives of herdsmen now harvest our crops’

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By Marie-Therese Nalong Jos – Plateau State in the North Central of the country is blessed with diverse tourism potentials, clement weather, exotic fruits and accommodating people. These...

Sat Jul 21st, 2018     Read More →

Miyetti-Allah members agree to stop grazing animals

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Bokkos (Plateau State) – Members of Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) on Friday agreed to stop grazing their animals in the premises of Plateau State University...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku, Turaki in heated drive for PDP votes

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor With Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State still waiting in the wings, the race for the presidential ticket of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was yesterday...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

The ‘forgotten’ Northerners

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Map-of-Nigeria By Donu Kogbara LAST week, I focused on Fulanis who feel that their tribe is being unfairly vilified because of the herdsmen issue. To illustrate the page, we published a map that...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

FAAC deadlock goes on as govs insist on ‘no sharing’

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By Henry Umoru & Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA— Governors of the 36 states of the federation insisted, Wednesday night, that the deadlock at the Federation Accounts and Allocation Committee,...

Fri Jul 20th, 2018     Read More →

Okorocha, Umeh fight thickens

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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, Thursday pleaded with Senator Victor Umeh, to stop channeling his frustration to Imo state. This is coming after Umeh described Okorocha as a...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari a leader the world adulates – Femi Adesina

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I’ve seen him address the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Seen him speak at AU (African Union) summits. Seen him address the European Parliament at Salzburg, France....

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Plateau killings: IDPs plead with NECO to re-conduct SSCE, BECE

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Some candidates of the National Examination Council (NECO), who could not write some papers due to the recent Plateau killings in the state have pleaded with the council to re-conduct the...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Progressive politics and democratic participation

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THE approval by the national working committee of the All Progressive Congress, APC, of the use of direct primaries for the Osun state governorship aspirants represents a welcome reinstatement of...

Thu Jul 19th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari meets with Nigerian embassy staff, concludes visit to Netherlands

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President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday concluded a successful Official Visit to the Netherlands, meeting with Nigerian Embassy staff, before departing for home. At a meeting with the embassy staff...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

EFCC vs Jang: Judge chides EFCC for delaying proceedings

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos—Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos, yesterday, threatened to strike out criminal case against former governor of the state and Senator representing Plateau...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Return 54 villages to Plateau indigenes

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We are waiting impatiently for the Presidency to also affirm these attacks as “genocide” and immediately mobilise the armed forces to move in and bring the aggressors and their...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Plateau killings: Military task force denies allegation of connivance with assailants

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The military task force in Plateau State, Operation Safe Haven, OPSH, has denied allegation that it aided and abated recent attacks in some villages in Plateau State, which claimed many lives....

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

DSO Nigeria: Beyond devil’s advocates

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Freedom without responsibility continues to pose a great challenge to the realization of the full potentials of our democratic dispensation and it is rather unfortunate that foremost beneficiaries...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Peace: Why FG must address social justice – Onaiyekan

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John Cardinal Onaiyekan has underscored the need for the Federal Government to show more commitment in addressing issues of social justice in order to achieve lasting peace in the...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →