PDP Drags Plateau Electoral Body To Court For Charging LG Polls Candidates Money

Posted by - July 27, 2021

PDP in Plateau has dragged the Plateau Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) to a Plateau High Court for charging council election candidates huge sums of money to contest. PLASIEC fixed the council polls for October and charged chairmanship candidates of participating political parties N1,000,000 each while councillorship candidates would pay N600,000 each to be eligible. PDP

Restructuring: National Dialogue Will End Agitation-  Ortom

Posted by - May 24, 2021
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has proffered a "National Dialogue" as the panacea for various agitations in the country. He stated this at the Benue Peoples House Makurdi when he received participants of the Senior Executive Programme of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru, Plateau State, who paid him a courtesy

Security Alert: No Threat Of Attacks On FCT, Plateau, Others, IGP Assures Residents

Posted by - May 21, 2021
Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, says residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Plateau and other contiguous states are safe and go about their lawful businesses without panic over a recent security alert. The assurance is coming on the heels of an internal directive issued to the Commissioners of Police in Plateau State

Plateau Gets First NIN Registration Centre

Posted by - April 19, 2021
  The Plateau State government on Monday said it had established its first National Identity Number (NIN) registration centre in the state. A statement by Dr Makut Macham, Director of Press and Public Affairs to Governor Simon Lalong, said the establishment of the centre was to fast track the ongoing registration exercise by the National

Plateau: 100 Level Student Falls Off Vehicle During Protest, Dies

Posted by - April 14, 2021
  A 100 Level student of Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos, who reportedly fell off a vehicle during students protest, dies of injuries. The deceased, Isreal Emmanuel, the class Rep of the Mathematics Department of the university, died in the evening from the head injuries sustained when he fell off the car. The Vice Chancellor

Why Plateau Parents Aid Trafficking in Girls -Lalong

Posted by - February 17, 2021
  Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, said on Tuesday, that poverty has been adduced as a reason by some parents in the state for aiding the trafficking of their female children.   He said an attempt by the state government to check the ugly development was resisted by parents involved in the ignoble trade who

COVID-19: Old Students Donate Cash to 87 Teachers of Alma-Mater in Plateau

Posted by - December 6, 2020
The Vom Old Boys Association (VOBA), has donated N2.4 million to 87 teachers of its Alma Mater, the St. Joseph’s College, Vom, near Jos in Plateau. Mr Paulinus Ayatse, the National President of the association disclosed this at the end of its 2020 Annual National Convention on Sunday in Vom. The annual convention coincided with

Plateau Govt Proposes N133 Billion Budget for 2021

Posted by - November 7, 2020
The Plateau Government has put forward a budget proposal of more than N133 billion for 2021, the Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr Dan Manjang, has said. Manjang made the disclosure on Friday in Jos at a news briefing at the end of an emergency meeting of the State Executive Council. The commissioner, who said