Reports reaching us from Sahara Reporters has confirmed an attack on Nkeiendonwro village in Bassa local government area of Plateau State by gunmen suspected to be herders. The report revealed that the attackers killed a man and his 2 sons who were on their way to the farm on a motorcycle, while another resident sustained injury.
The level of insecurity in Northern Nigeria is very high, so many lives and properties have been lost. However, President Buhari's regime is not the first to tackle insecurity in Northern Nigeria. We'll be looking at how President Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan tackled insecurity in Northern Nigeria, and what President Buhari's government can adopt.
It was reported earlier today that the National President of the Middle Belt Forum disagreed with the Northern Governors, after the governors agreed that power must remain in the north beyond 2023. According to report, the President of the Middle Belt Forum, Dr. Bitrus Pogu described the position of the Northern Governors as a threat to the unity of the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau state has responded to the recent judgment in which Justice Yakubu Kunda of High Court 5 sitting in Jos has dismissed a suit filed before him by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the decision of the Plateau Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) to exclude it from participating in the scheduled October 9, 2021 local government council polls.
Owning to the released result of the Plateau State Local Government elections, held on Saturday, 9th October 2021. We shall be looking at two things the result revealed about the Plateau people. According to a report, the chairman of the Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Fabian Ntung, announced the result of the election as he declared that the APC won the chairmanship positions of all the 17 local government areas of the state, and the 325 councillorship positions.
There have been rising concerns by Plateau citizens towards the scheduled local government elections to be held tomorrow, 9th September 2021. Recall that the Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) had earlier disqualified the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in participating in the local government election.
Fidelis Ilechukwu, Plateau United's head coach, was handed an official car by the club officials. Well, it must be stated it's very uncommon to see Nigerian clubs come to social media to announce that they have given your head coach an official car. From the pictures that circulated online, Fidelis Ilechukwu was handed a Peugeot 406 Wagon by the Club's management.
The Plateau State local government election may have come and gone but the political parties in the state are still divided over the conduction of the council poll. Photo credit: Sahara Reporters The election was a total victory for the ruling All Progressives Congress in the state that recorded hundred percent victory in the council poll.
The National Youth Service Corps in Plateau has prolonged the service year of ten corps members and remobilized two others for absconding and absenteeism during their year of service. Caroline Embu, the NYSC State Coordinator in Plateau, announced on Thursday in Jos during the official passing out ceremony for the 2020 Batch B Stream 1 of the scheme.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has become a major party that the Nigerian people have loved since the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) lost control of the country in 2015. The APC has come with surprises and good systems from the federal government level to the states, which in turn allowed it to continue to hold power.
The heightened security challenges in most states of the country have become alarming in recent times. The unlawful activities of bandits, unknown gunmen, and even the rising tension as a result of cult clashes have become a source of concern to well-meaning Nigerians. Hence, to curb these incessant criminal activities there have been calls for the creation of state police which will decentralize the Nigerian police force and enable state governments to have control over the police force within their states.
APC clears Plateau LG polls The Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission has declared the results of the local government elections held on Saturday. Announcing the results in Jos on Sunday, the chairman of the Commission, Fabian Ntung, said that the candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress won all the chairmanship seats in the 17 council areas.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the 17 chairmanship seats and the 325 councilors positions in the just concluded Local Government elections in Plateau state. According to the Chairman of Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Fabian Ntung, all the candidates under the APC have been declared winners.
Report has it that Northern governors are set to meet in Kaduna, and key among the issues to be discussed is the controversial subject of the Value Added Tax (VAT). This is according to the chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, Governor Simon Bako Lalong.
A recent development report from Daily Post has disclosed how the Northern governors and traditional rulers have today convened a meeting in Kaduna to discuss the problem facing their region. Photo Credit: Daily Post The Northern Governors Forum through its Chairman, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state made it known that critical and urgent matters facing the Northern region such as insecurity would be deliberated on, and a possible solution will be brought up so as to tackle the already worsened situation on ground.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, in continuation of his visits to critical stakeholders across the nation as part of his key leadership engagement drive, has paid seperate visits to the Governor of Plateau State Right Honorable Simon Bako Lalong and His Royal Majesty Da Jacob Gyang Buba, Gbong Gwom Jos and Chairman Plateau State Council of Emirs and Chiefs.
The All Progressive Congress(APC), has recorded an outstanding victory, following their winning of all the 17 Chairmanship seats in Saturday's local council election, in Plateau State. According to a statement disclosed by Mr Fabian Ntung, the Chairman of Plateau Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), "he said that the APC won the entire 325 Councillorship seated in the 17 local council areas of the State."
The Attorney-General of the Federation and the governments of Adamawa, Plateau and Kaduna States are set to join the Federal Inland Revenue Service in its appeal against the judgment of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt which empowered Rivers State to collect the Value Added Tax. Reliable sources also said that Zamfara and Kogi would join the coalition against Rivers State.
Photo Credit: Facebook & Joe Igbokwe Joe Igbokwe took to his verified Facebook profile to share the photos of the railway vandalism syndicate who was arrested in Plateau, and unfortunately, he was a retired police inspector. One would begin to wonder what could make a man who spent 35 years of his life serving a country, will turn around to undermine its efforts in giving its people a quality life by improving on the infrastructure.
500 Plateau youth have benefited from the 9th edition of the Youth peace camp which is organized to promote peaceful co-existence in Plateau State. The Institute of Governance and Social Research IGSR in collaboration with the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund GCERF successfully trained another set of 500 Youths from Plateau Central Senatorial Zone at a seven-day Youth Peace Camp.