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Press Release By The Berom Youth Moulders-Association.....

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PRESS RELEASE BY THE BEROM YOUTH MOULDERS-ASSOCIATION 31st Dec 2018.  It has become necessary to address the public following the recent spade of attacks on some Berom communities by the Fulani terrorists that led to the lost of over 18 lives while 3 persons were badly wounded in the last one week. Just yesterday, 30th Dec 2018, members of the COCIN youth fellowship Nding were returning home from a Church program and their car was ambushed by the Fulani militias and killed 5 of them at Nding village in Fan District. Also, Dorok Village in Foron was attacked and two people were killed. At the moment, Nding Susut is under heavy attack. You would recall that in June 2018, the Fulani terrorists launched a full scale attack on Gashish, Ropp, Shonong, Jol, La-Pam Dyet (Du) and Fan communities. This led to the lost of over 300 lives, many were injured and over 9 villages destroyed which are well reported. Today, the terrorist have resorted to ambushing our people and killing the

Osibanjo,Oshimole To Receive Thousands Of Decampees From PDP In Jos On Friday,Says Plateau APC....

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Osinbanjo, Oshiomhole to receive thousands of decampees from PDP in Jos on Friday, says Plateau APC 31st December 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Vice President of the Federation , Professor Yemi Osinbanjo, National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress APC Comrade Adams Oshiomhole amongst other dignitaries are to receive thousands of decampees from the main Opposition Party, the People's Democratic Party PDP as well as other Political parties on Friday, 4th January, 2019 in Jos. APC chairman in the State and Chairman of the Planning committee of the official flag-off of the Governorship Campaign of Governor Simon Lalong Hon. Letep Dabang disclose this while briefing Journalists  in Jos on Monday . According to him all security arrangement has been concluded the event will hold at the Rwang Pam Stadium Jos. "The party will be playing host to a large number of dignitaries, including the National Chairman of the party, HE Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the Vice Presiden

Press Release From The Plateau Debate Group(PGD) On The Selection Of Candidates For The 2019 Gubernatorial Debate....

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PRESS RELEASE FROM THE PLATEAU DEBATE GROUP (PDG) ON THE SELECTION OF CANDIDATES FOR THE 2019 GUBERNATORIAL DEBATE 29th December 2018 You are aware that the Plateau Debate Group made a commitment to host a live debate for the candidates vying for the office of the Governor of our state. We also communicated that due to the limitation of time and space, we shall be unable to host all 22 candidates. For this reason, we embarked on a painstaking process of pre-qualifying the top contenders for the office. Three criteria were used in this preselection process: the first criterion is the candidates' popularity on a Facebook poll opened from the 12 December to the 23 December 2018; the second criterion was the candidates' popularity in a field survey carried out in the three senatorial districts of the state; last, we also considered the incumbency factor as it is fair and natural that an incumbent should participate in a debate where several candidates are contesting for the

Gov Lalong Mourns Shagari, Condoles Tambuwal...

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Gov Lalong Mourns Shagari, Condoles Tambuwal, 29th December 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau State Governor,  Hon  Simon Lalong,  on Saturday commiserated with the family of the Second Republic President of Nigeria, the late Alhaji Shehu Shagari and his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal over the death of Shagari who passed away on December 28. The Governor in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mark Longyen, said the late First Executive President of Nigeria was a man of rare exemplary character, who epitomized patriotism, integrity, humility and maturity, whose wise counsel will be missed by the nation. The statement reads that “I received the news of the death of former President Shehu Shagari with deep shock and sadness. The late First Executive President of Nigeria was a man of rare exemplary character who epitomized patriotism, integrity, humility and maturity. “Shagari’s death has indeed robbed Nigeria of a great natio

This Year Plateau Family Reunion Set To Visit The IDP Across The State...

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29th December,2018 Our goal is CONNECT, NETWORK, EXCHANGE IDEAS, THAT HELP EACH OTHER GROW AND CONTRIBUTE TO PEACE BUILDING IN PLATEAU STATE AND OTHER NEIGHBOURING STATE

Christ Image Assembly Empowers 2,500 Downtrodden Persons In Jos....

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Christ image Assembly empowers 2,500 downtrodden persons  in Jos 28th 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos In the spirit of Yuletide and the new year ,the Christ Image Assembly CIA recently put smiles on the faces of some indigent members resident in Jos and Bukuru metropolis by empowering over 2,500 persons Similarity Christ image Assembly also organised   a four day community based outreach where same number of persons were offered  free medical care including eye test and several others Coordinator of the missions arm of Christ image Assembly situated in Jos Plateau state capital Mrs Gladys Adenikinju said the gesture was in adherence to the injunction of Jesus Christ to take care of the less privileged members of the society especially during seasons to commemorate the birth of the savior of the world Pastor Adenikinju pointed that the outreach was a yearly event in tbr church which has touched so many peoples lives from different faith over the years stressing that it was a way

Berom Youth Moulders-Association (BYM) Inaugurates its Newly Elected Excos....

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INAUGURAL SPEECH OF THE BYM PRESIDENT RWAS GABRIEL SUNDAY BADUNG CHONG ON 28TH DECEMBER, 2018. Protocol. On behalf of my team, I want to sincerely thank God Almighty for making this day a reality, as we accept the privilege to serve as leaders of thus great and historic organisation, the Berom Youth Moulders- Association (BYM) through the popular will of the people. We are humbled with the fact that we are just first among equals. At this gracious and solemn occasion, we humbly avail ourselves to be beacons of a collective will, hope,  vision of BYM with a pledge to be committed to the vision in all ramifications. As you are all aware, the Berom Youth Moulders Association (BYM) formerly known as ,Berom Youth Moulders Association (BYM) formerly known as BEROM YOUTH MOVEMENT is a community base organization that is desirous to unite into a common front to foster unity, love, progress and understanding amongst the Berom youths and also recognizing the need to consolidate

Lalong Leds High Power Delegation To Flag Off Of Southern Zone Presidential Campaign In Uyo

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Lalong leds high power delegation to flag off of Southern zone Presidential campaign in Uyo 28th December 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau state Governor  Simon Lalong on Friday lead  a high powered delegation to the  flag off  of the South Presidential campaign in Uyo Akwa Ibom State. A statement by Yakubu Dati made available to newsmen reads that Gov Lalong  was accompanied by Rt Hon Joshua Madaki,  Speaker of PLHA, Hon Ahmed Idris, Deputy Minority leader, NASS and Arc P. D. Gyang,  DG of Lalong/Tyoden campaign Organisation

Nigeria Christian Graduate Fellowship Visits IDPs Camp In plateau...

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Nigeria Christian graduate fellowship visits IDPs camp in Plateau 28th December 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Internally Displaced Persons in Plateau state have been urged not to see their present plight as a death sentence but rather an opportunity to exhibit the love of God even to their aggressors . Onwhkanjo Onyebuchi ,immediate past President of the Nigerian Christian Graduate fellowship plateau chapter dropped the charge recently when the fellowship paid a visit to IDPs camp in Barkin Ladi local government area of the state He encouraged them to remain steadfast stressing that God loves you and he is with you even in this  situation and  you must his love to triumph over hate ,enmity and madness of your attackers . In his response ,an elder in the camp who spoke on behalf of the beneficiaries Da Bala Dachung expressed gratitude to the fellowship for their benevolence Our correspondent reports that the outreach donated items to the Idps

Groups Urges Re_election Bid Of Hon Maje/President Buhari....

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Group Urges Re-election Bid Of Hon Maje/President Buhari 27th December 2018 As the  2019 general elections draws closer , a group operating under the age is of , Young Politicians Awareness Forum (YPAF) has call on constituents of Wase federal constituency in Plateau state to ensure the re-election of of Hon. Idris Maje to the house of representative and  also President Muhammadu Buhari. Chairman of the forum Comrade Sani Mohammed made the plea while speaking with reporters in Kaduna, as part of activities to support reelection bid of the lawmaker. (YPAF) leader Com Sani advocated for reelection of only credible candidates into political offices "we are enlightening the general public across the nation to ensure only credible leaders are elected or reelected into various elective positions "Hon Maje is one among the legislators of the 7th and 8th national assembly who have so far written their names in gold by given their constituents the best of representation&quo

Nasco 2018 Jos Annual Polo Tournament Kicks Off...

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Nasco 2018 Jos annual Polo tournament kicks off 27th December 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos 2018 Jos annual Polo tournament kicks  off  at the  General Hassan Polo ground in Jos with over twenty teams vying for honours in major titles on Thursday . A statement  signed by Haroun Harry Audu the Group corporate communications and  compliance advisor of NASCO group Nigeria made available to newsmen in Jos reads that "Over the past four decades and counting, NASCO Group has consistently sponsored and supported the game of Polo in Nigeria. " For this year 2018, NASCO Group has directly contributed to uplift and advance the status of the Jos Annual Polo Tournament taking place in Jos this week, as its main sponsor thus far." The statement further reads that " NASCO Group’s sponsorship investments in 2018 have spanned: direct deployment of resources to the tournament effort, made up of: trophies; rehabilitation and branding of the NASCO Grandstand/VIP Pavilion; re

Negligence, Porous Borders Worsening Security Challenges- ANN Candidate...

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Negligence, porous borders worsening security challenges- ANN candidate 25th December 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos  Vice Presidential candidate of the Alliance for New (ANN)  Khadijat Abdullahi, has said that negligence by security agencies and porous borders has worsened the country's security challenges. Abdullahi bared her mind in an interview with  newsmen on Sunday in Jos after her advocacy tour of north central states. The vice presidential candidate alleged that security agencies were not proactive and hence give the insurgents the opportunity to be on offensive while they (agencies) are cosigned to reactionery efforts after the damage is done. "Nigerians are very much aware that the continuous insecurity in Nigeria is due to the porous nature of our borders. "Government is fully aware, but has done nothing to curtail influx of weapons and foreigners into Nigeria, hence the increasing civil unrest,'' she said. She stated that for the securi

Plateau Stakeholders Thrill IDP Kids At Usiju world event centre Jos...

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Plateau stakeholders trill  IDP kids  at  Usiju World event centre jos.... 25th December, 2018 Usiju world event centre Jos on Tuesday organized a Christmas funfair with the children in the Internally Displaced  IDP camps across the state which was powered and supported by Jos South Local government council and member House of representative Jos South/East fed constituency Hon Edward Pwajok SAN, Hon Commissioner of works Hon Pam Botmang, Grand cereals,  Nigerian Television Authority NTA Jos , The state of Plateau, Longsted and Voice for the girl child foundation. Our correspondent reports that  the children had fun to the fullest , One of the IDPS who gave his name as Zang said he enjoyed the event and he is thanking the organizers for making their Christmas and he wished to remain at the centre in his words.. State of Plateau reports  that they kids had outdoors activities like the bouncing castles, comedies ,dancing competition etc Our correspondent repor

Christmas- Gov Lalong Urges Christians To Emulate Christ.....

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Xmas - Governor Lalong urges Christians to emulate Christ 25th December,2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has felicitated with Christians in the state, the nation and the entire world as they celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ, stressing that they should emulate the life of Jesus at Christmas. Governor Lalong in a statement  signed by Mark Longyen, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity reads that  Christmas was not just a period to celebrate the birthday of Christ, but also a time for sober reflection, fervent prayers and an opportunity for all believers to demonstrate their love for all mankind, notwithstanding their religious differences, just as Jesus came  to salvage all mankind." According to Lalong, Christians should emulate Christ by aligning themselves with all his teachings in every ramification, particularly as they celebrate his birthday. This, for instance, he said, should be by way of giving a

Plateau 2019- Quanpàn APC Sets The Pace....

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2019, Quaan Pan APC sets the pace. 22nd December 2018 The All Peoples Congress, APC in Quaan Pan Local Area of Plateau State has started preparations toward it's successes at the 2019 polls. This followed a  meeting of about 500 people, which comprised of 166 Polling Units  Chairmen,  166 polling units conversers, eminent women and youths covering all polling units, held on Friday December 21, 2018 in Ba'ap the LGA headquarters. The meeting convened by the Chairman of the Council, Hon Isaac Kwallu, met behind closed doors where strategic positions were arrived at took place at the Education Authority Main Hall. "The meeting was very useful as it provided the party and the chairmen to know themselves as well as take positive decisions on ensuring that the APC wins all elections in Quaan Pan ", Hon Kwallu disclosed after the meeting. The Chairman further stated that more of such meetings would be held before the elections. Hon. Kwallu said that Qu

Plateau 2019: Gov Lalong Set To Defeat Gen Useni To Retain Seat- Longyen

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Plateau  2019: Gov. Lalong set to defeat Gen. Useni to retain seat – Longyen 22nd December 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Senior Special Adviser (SSA) to Governor Simon Lalong on Media  affairs Mark Longyen,  on Saturday said that Lalong is  set to defeat the PDP Governorship Candidate, Gen. Jeremiah Useni in the 2019 polls to retain his seat. Useni had during the inauguration of PDP 41-Member Campaign Council, said that the people of Plateau were disappointed and tired of the leadership style of Lalong and were yearning for a change of government and return of PDP. The PDP Governorship candidate had claimed that the Plateau people couldn’t wait any longer ``to get rid of a leadership that has turned against them and betrayed their trust. I can see that our people have never been so united and unanimous in their resolve to usher in good governance and restore the state’s past glory.’’ According to him, ``there is no better time as this to be part of the team that will enfor

Gov Lalong, OPSH Relocates Over 200 IDPs To Their Ancestral Homes...

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Gov Lalong, OPSH relocates over 200 IDPs to their ancestral homes 20th December 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Over two hundred families  in three communities of  Barkin Ladi local government  area of Plateau state who were displaced as a result of crisis that engulfed the communities some months ago  have returned back to their ancestral home . Our correspondent  gathered that  the gesture is through the efforts of the  Simon Lalong led government and Operation Safe Haven deployed to restore lasting peace in Plateau . It could be recalled that  Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State had pledged to  relocate Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state back to their ancestral home before the end of 2018. . Addressing the  Internally Displaced Persons IDPs before their departure to their ancestral homes ,accompanied by security Personnel, Governor Simon Lalong said government and security agencies have put  in place needed mechanism to guarantee comfort and securit

Plateau Violence: NGO Trains 300' Peace Monitors' To Detect Early Warning Signs.....

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Plateau violence: NGO trains 300 `peace monitors’ to detect early warning signs 20th December 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos As part of proactive measures toward ending the protracted violence on the Plateau, an NGO, Humanitarian Dialogue (HD), has trained 300 `peace monitors’ to detect and report early warning signs. Mr Babatunde Afolabi, HD Senior Programme Manager, at the launch of its Situation Room in Jos on Wednesday, said that such reports would assist security agencies to take prompt measures to avoid a breakdown of law and order. He said that 160 mobile phones had been deployed into Plateau communities for the task. “We expect the `peace monitors’ to provide real time situation of a crisis before it escalates,” he said. The manager emphasised the need for collaboration and partnership with all stakeholders to achieve the desired goal, saying that such togetherness was “very critical” to permanent peace in Plateau. “HD has realised that a key factor

Gov Lalong Empowers More Persons, Vows To Banish Poverty...

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Lalong empowers more persons  ,vows to banish poverty 19th December 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong on Wednesday empowered  thousands more  persons in Jos stressing that his administration is determined to better the lives of the downtrodden in the state Speaking at  the inauguration of the third phase of the Simon Lalong empowerment scheme (SLEMS 3)  in Jos ,the Governor said "This program is very dear to my heart because of its ability to banish poverty among the women and youth. "This is also in tandem with the Chinese saying that you “give a man fish and you feed him for one day, but teach him how to fish and you will feed him for life.”" He said "You will recall that on my assumption of office about three and half years ago, I promised to ensure that women and youth empowerment and employment would be given topmost priority in order to reduce and subsequently banish poverty in the state in line wit

In Photos: Gov Lalong Commissions Mangu Water Plant....

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Gov Lalong Commissions Mangu Water Plant, vows to attract developmental projects to Plateau... 17th December, 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Governor of the Plateau State,  Barrister Simon Lalong had commended the effort of the federal government  for their efforts at bringing development to people of Plateau state . Lalong made this known while speaking at the commissioning of the Mangu Dam on Monday Lalong said his administration is committed to attracting development to the people of Plateau state He commended and all the stakeholders in the progress of the project so far. It could be recalled that the Federal Ministry of Water Resources on Monday commissioned  the Mangu Dam in Mangu local government area of Plateau State. The commissioning of the Mangu Regional Water Supply project is aimed at meeting the water needs of the people of Mangu and other towns of Plateau State. Speaking during the commissioning at the dam site,  the minister of Water Resources,  Eng