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Nigeria At 59: Wase Calls For Unity,Peace And Progress...

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Nigeria at 59: Wase calls for unity, peace and progress Press statement From the office of the Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives 30th September 2019 59th independence: Wase Congratulates Nigerians, calls for unity, peace and progress Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase , has  congratulated Nigerians on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary. In a statement by his chief press secretary, Umar Muhammad Puma, Wase urged Nigerians to support the government at all levels, saying the task of nation-building requires the contribution of every citizen. He called on Nigerians to improve the way they relate to one another, adding that there is the urgent need  for the people to begin to see themselves first as Nigerians, rather than individual ethnic or sectional groups or the other. "The future of the country lies in its ability to achieve unity and peace, and would be much easier to attain if leaders at all

Governor Lalong Salutes Nigerians On 59th Independence...

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LALONG SALUTES NIGERIANS ON 59TH INDEPENDENCE 30th September, 2019 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum and Plateau State Governor Simon  Lalong on monday called on   Nigerians  to unite inorder to move the country forward . Governor Lalong in a statement  by his Director of Press and Public Affairs Dr. Makut Simon Macham on the occasion of the nation’s 59thIndependence Anniversary said   the day  is one that remains significant because of the giant strides attained since Nigeria gained independence and became a sovereign nation. The Governor says “though the nation continues to face many challenges, we have to remain resolute and join hands to overcome these challenges as we build a virile nation that we all desire”. Governor Lalong used  the occasion to assure the people of Plateau State of his determination to build a State that will be prosperous, peaceful and a haven for investment and business. He declared “ in my second a

Drugs - UNODC Trains Media Practitioners In Plateau...

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Drugs - UNODC trains media practitioners in Plateau 30th September, 2019 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos In response to drugs and related organised crime in the country , the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) funded by European Union (EU) yesterday  trained  Journalists in Jos the Plateau state . Speaking at the occasion , a resource persons who is the  Executive Director of Charishealth care and Community support  initiative Hon Praise Mwueseter,  presented staggering findings on the  drug situation in the country She said one alarming finding was on the use  of cannabis   stressing that   about 10 .6 Nigerians use the drug  in the country . "It is also estimated  that 14. 3 million people aged 15 and 65years had used drugs excluding alcohol and tobacco, and  one out of 7 have used drugs in the past year aged 15 to 65'" “The survey further revealed that 10.6million Nigerians abuse  Opioids ,2.4 million   youths and adults abuse codeine based syrup with

Alh Danladi Pasali Visit Sheikh Sank Yahaya Jingir And Sheikh Saeed Hassan Jingir To Console Them..

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Alh .Danladi Pasali visit  sheikh Sani Yahaya Jingir and sheikh saeed Hassan Jingir to  Condole them ... September 29,2019 The National coordinator of Buhari campaign organization Alh Danladi Pasali condole with sheikh Muhammad Sani Yahaya Jingir ,Sheik saeed Hassan Jingir, an his family over the death Sharhabilu son to sheikh Sani yahaya and the elder brother of sheikh saeed Hassan Jingir who died last week ,  Recalled the the national coordinator is out of the state during all this tribulation, he pray for Allah to repose their soul and make Aljannah Firdausi their final abode and other departed souls ,also may Almighty God give the family courage to bear this irreparable lost, (He prayed)  May we have a successful end when our own comes. Also with him during the condolence visit are Alh Saidu mai Kano fulani youth president and Alh Sunusi mato For Alh Danladi Pasali

Presidential Empowerment Scheme 'll Take Youths Out Of Poverty- Plateau Youths...

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Presidential empowerment scheme'll take youths out of poverty-Plateau youths September 29,2019 From Gyang Bere, Jos Plateau State Chairman of Youths for Productive Change, Comrade Stephen Bitrus Pwol has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for initiating the Presidential youth employment scheme, saying it will take most Nigeria youths out of poverty. Pwol disclosed this at the weekend when the Youth for Productive Change  organised a political summit entitled, "Youth involvement in democracy in Nigeria" held at Vwang District of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State. "We are happy that the signing of the "Not too young" to run bill into law by President Muhammadu Buhari has given room for more youths participation in good governance in the country. "The initiation of the presidential youth empowerment scheme has made most Nigeria youths self reliance and relevant in the governance of the country and we plead for the elde

Gov Lalong Addresses UN On SDGs And Climate Change; Says His State Is Making Progress....

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September 28,2019 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos Plateau State Governor and Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum Simon Bako Lalong has reaffirmed his commitment to broaden the implementation of the sustainable development goals [SDGs] as well as the Paris agreement on climate change in the State so as to improve the living standards of citizens. Governor Lalong  made this known while addressing a roundtable discussion on the role of subnational governments in achieving the SDGs and the Paris Agreement on climate change held on the sidelines of the 74th United Nations General Assembly in New York said the his administration is making serious progress in many of the SDG goals. The Governor said he has the understanding that the challenge of implementing these crucial programmes is huge, but is determined to see to it that he finds solutions within and outside the country to ensure that the SDGs are fully implemented for the benefit of the people of plateau state. He explaine

Plateau State Set To Host Mega Jos Carnival...

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Plateau State  Set To Host Mega Jos Carnival. September 28,2019 By, Giwa Alex, Jos Governor Simon Bako Lalong of plateau state has said that the state is set to host the “Mega Jos Carnival “next year 2020 after introduced and sponsored it for three successful years. As Governor Lalong pointed out that his administration is not resting on it efforts to actualize the rebuilding of the burn down Jos Ultra Modern Main Market to improve the commercial activities and further boost the economy, as many people will be engaged in tourism related businesses. The governor made the revelations today 27th Sept, 2019 in his speech to mark the celebration of this year “World Tourism Day “held at the plateau Hotel Rock Garden in Jos, the plateau state capital. The governor represented by the permanent secretary of the ministry of tourism ,culture and hospitality Martha J. Azi, said the resuscitation of Jos trade fair has provided jobs and economic diversification to the citizens of plateau

Pharmacists On The Plateau In High Spirit On World Pharmacists Day Celebration.....

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*PHARMACISTS ON THE PLATEAU IN HIGH SPIRIT ON WORLD PHARMACISTS DAY CELEBRATION*. 24.09.2019 As part of activities marking the 2019 World Pharmacists Day, members of the biggest professional organ, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, took to the streets on a walk through the city center of Jos with the aim of sensitising the public on the need to use drugs as prescribed and as recommended by a registered Pharmacist. While on the streets, the public were given deworming drugs. According the Chairman Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Plateau State branch, Pharm (Dr) Dauda Dangiwa, this years theme "Safe and Effective Medicines for All" is aimed at creating awareness on adherence to drug prescriptions and the duties of Pharmacists to patients. Dangiwa who featured as guest on KT103.9FM's Morning show, decried the manner in which citizens do not adhere to precaution when taking drugs which in turn becomes harmful to them. He said the number of death recorded in the

Call For Calm And Resolute.....

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*CALL FOR CALM & RESOLUTE* September 27,2019 The attention of APC in Plateau State has been drawn to a deliberate misinterpretation of the recent Supreme Court judgement allowing the State Gubernatorial Election Tribunal to make use of the evidence of the PDP and it's candidate in the last election despite the fact that the witness was not listed among those to testify as required by law. This does not mean any victory to PDP or it's candidate at the Tribunal as some overzealous elements bent on misleading their  supporters are speculating. It only means the statement of that PDP witness will be considered and our lawyers be allowed to cross examine him on his testimony to test it's veracity. So there is no course for any concern. With this we call on our teaming supporters and good people of Plateau State to remain calm and law abiding as their mandate is still intact and nothing will temper with it by the Grace of God. We remain confident of victory at the

Governorship Tribunal: Plateau APC Clears Air Over Supreme Court Ruling...

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Governorship Tribunal: Plateau APC clears air over Supreme Court ruling. September 27,2019 The attention of APC in Plateau State has been drawn to a deliberate misinterpretation of the recent Supreme Court judgement allowing the State Gubernatorial Election Tribunal to make use of the evidence of the PDP and it's candidate in the last election despite the fact that the witness was not listed among those to testify as required by law. This does not mean any victory to PDP or it's candidate at the Tribunal as some overzealous elements bent on misleading their  supporters are speculating. It only means the statement of that PDP witness will be considered and our lawyers be allowed to cross examine him on his testimony to test it's veracity. So there is no course for any concern. With this we call on our teaming supporters and good people of Plateau State to remain calm and law abiding as their mandate is still intact and nothing will temper with it by the Grace of God.

IPC To Commemorate 20 Years Anniversary...* Ogunleye,Others Joins Governing Board*...

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IPC to commemorate 20 years anniversary *Ogunleye, others joins governing board*. September 27,2019 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, yesterday   announced the reconstitution of its Governing Board, as it  prepares to mark the 20th anniversary of its establishment in October, 1999. This was contained in a statement signed  by the Executive Director and Secretary to the Board, Mr. Lanre Arogundade, and made Available by Sanmi Falobi, Programme Manager of IPC at  the end of the organisation’s board meeting and annual staff/management retreat in Lagos on September 20 and 21, 2019. He said the three new members of the Board bring its total number to six. The  statement further reads that the three new members are:Ms. Victoria Ibanga, a seasoned journalist, is a former Visiting Fellow of Freedom House in the United States and Alumna of Women’s Edition, PRB, USA. She is a former General Secretary of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, current

Plateau Internal Revenue Service Generates Sum Of N11.8 Billion In 8 Months,*Setu Up 3 Revenue Courts For Tax Evaders In Plateau State.*

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Plateau Internal Revenue Service generates sum of N11.8 Billion in 8 months, *sets up 3 Revenue courts for tax evaders in Plateau state. * September 25,2019 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos Plateau state Internal Revenue service( PSIRS )has generated the sum of N11.8 Billion between January and August this year, against a budget of 18 billion for the year 2019. The State Executive Chairman of the state internal revenue service, Mr  Alart Dashe Dasogot, made  this in known in  Jos while interacting with newsmen at his Office on Wednesday. He  said this result has given them a performance record of 64% as a state while they are still waiting for the figure of revenue generation for the month of September. According to him," As a service, they have a budget of N12.4 Billion, and so far generated N9.8 billion which put them on 80% performance as a budget. Dasogot added that the budget for the MDAs in the state for 2019, stood at N5.98 Billion and the total collection so far

Lalong Orders Commissioner s Designate To Embark On 3 day Working Visit To Rural Communities.....

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Lalong orders Commissioners designate to embark on 3-day working visit to rural communities September 25,2019 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Following the completion of successful screening of the Commissioner Nominees by the Plateau State house of assembly , the Governor of the state Hon Simon Lalong has approved a series of programmes to prepare them for the next level agenda as encapsulated in the three points policy thrust of his administration . A statement signed by Prof Danladi Atu ,the Secretary to the Government of the state  and made available to newsmen in Jos reads that "The Commissioners  designate on wednesday processed  on working visit of the 17 local government areas ." "The purpose of the visit is to familiarized with the environment in which they are going to work , acquaint themselves with the current aspirations and provide more insight on the ongoing legacy projects ." The statement further reads that "they are to visit and interac

Governor Lalong Is Passionate About Developing Plateau - Regeneration Group...

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September 25,2019 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau Regeneration Group on  wednesday refuted media reports that the Plateau house of assembly members yesterday  stopped the screening of Commissioner-nominees of Governor Simon Lalong and shut the House of Assembly up. An online  news platform  thisage.com had on wednesday reported that the assembly members had stopped the screening of the commissioner nominee because of  the governor’s alleged refusal to pay them their outstanding sitting allowances. But swiftly the group in a statement made available to newsmen and signed by Pam Datiri the Public relations officer  described the reports as false  and laughable .  As a group" We have done carried out our investigation and observed that the report is false ."  " We have also spoken to some lawmakers  on conditions of anonymity, and have denied the report ". “Governor Lalong is very  considerate to the plight of the lawmakers, he is a man who is

Hon Jugul Consolidating Lalong's Achievements In Riyom...

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Hon. Jugul consolidating Lalong's achievements in Riyom September 24,2019 Since Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State appointed Hon. Emmanuel Danboyi Jugul as Management Committee Chairman of Riyom Local Government Area, the Local Government has experienced rapid growth in terms of infrastructural development and peace. Jugul, who is a grassroot mobilizer has chosen not to stay away from his people bu resides in Riyom to attain to the needs of the people and address their plight. This effort has gone a long way in consolidating the peace efforts put in place by Governor Simon Lalong in the area. Hon. Jugul has used his office to ensure constant dialogue with the natives and the Fulani herdsmen which has resulted to the current peace enjoy in the local government. His relationship with indigents people at the grassroot was what endeared them to the ruling APC in the local government. The people have felt the positve impact of the rescue administration of Governor Sim

Plateau- Search For Common Ground Trains Government Actors..

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Plateau - Search for common ground trains government actors September 24,2019 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos Plateau Government Actors, have been tasked to always imbibe the culture of respect of human rights in their efforts in resolving the farmers/herders conflict in the   State. Our correspondent report that the actors drawn from government ministries, agencies and parastatals as well as from military and paramilitary organizations were given the charge yesterday at a three day training with theme, Conflict transformation and human rights organized by  Search for Common Ground in collaboration with the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Addressing the participants, Country Director of Search for Common Ground, Sher Nawaz tasked them to ensure that rights of citizens are respected while carrying out their duties. He said, "Peace is the presence of justice, nothing can be achieved in a structural manner if not institutionalized. This training is done so that when Search is out

Emir Of Kanam Calls On Women To Embrace Forth Coming Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Elimination Campaign...

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Emir of Kanam calls on women to embrace forth coming  maternal Neonatal Tetanus  Elimination Campaign September 24,2019 Chairman  Plateau  State  Behavioral  Change  Committee, CSBCCC, who is also the  Emir  of Kanam , HRH,  Muhammadu  Babagida , has  called on  women especially mothers of child bearing  age from  15- 49 years old to embrace the forth coming  maternal Neonatal Tetanus  Elimination Campaign which has scheduled to take place  on the 27th  September , 2019 in  the state  .   Babagida  made the call during  a one day stakeholder  meeting on  maternal Neonatal Tetanus  Elimination campaign , held at the Plateau State primary health care board,  yesterday . He said " I want to call  on the good people of  plateau State to embrace the 5days  MNTE Campaign  that has been Scheduled to commence from  27th Sept, 2019. In the State. "This Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Vaccine Elimination campaign  exercise should be taken seriously by the general public in

Plateau Attacks: Alfred Dapal Condemns Attacks In Bassa, Calls For Peace..

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Alfred Dapal condemns attacks in Bassa, calls for peace September 24,2019 Mr. Alfred Dapal has expressed sadness and concern over renewed killings in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau state, Hukke village of Miango District precisely where 3 persons Ladi Wuh 45 years, Laraba Audu 36 years , and a community leader, Musa Yevuh were gruesomely murdered by armed militias. Mr. Dapal sympathizes with the government and people of Bassa over the unfortunate tragedy and calls on the government to continue to make far-reaching efforts in curtailing insecurity and forestalling future occurrences. He similarly calls for justice and provision of relief materials to displaced persons affected by the attacks not only in Bassa but other flashpoint areas within Plateau. "The tragedies are continuing in a truly vicious cycle. I condemn these attacks on innocent Plateau people by armed militias. No stone must be left unturned in fighting insecurity. There must be justice and relief materi

PSIRS To Attain N2.5bn Monthly Revenue Target - ArLat..

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PSIRS To Attain N2.5bn Monthly Revenue Target - Arlat. September 23,2019 The executive Chairman Of the Plateau State Internal Revenue Service (PSIRS), Mr Dashe Arlat has reiterated the service's readiness to attain the marching order given by governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State to generate N2.5 billion monthly in the state. Mr Arlat stated this with news men in jos recently. He said that the PSIRS was poised towards actualizing sustainable economic rebirth through sensitizing taxable members of the society to pay their taxes at all times. He encouraged tax payers to ensure that they perform their civic responsibility for developmental stride of the state. On achievements of the service,one hundred days in office of Governor Lalong, Mr Arlat disclosed that Revenue Service has generated over N10 billion from January to July 2019. The chairman noted that Revenue service within the one Hundred days in office of Governor Lalong, his organization has embarked on tax

PSIRS To Attain N2.5bn Monthly Revenue Target - Arlat...

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PSIRS To Attain N2.5bn Monthly Revenue Target - Arlat. September 23,2019 The executive Chairman Of the Plateau State Internal Revenue Service (PSIRS), Mr Dashe Arlat has reiterated the service's readiness to attain the marching order given by governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State to generate N2.5 billion monthly in the state. Mr Arlat stated this with news men in jos recently. He said that the PSIRS was poised towards actualizing sustainable economic rebirth through sensitizing taxable members of the society to pay their taxes at all times. He encouraged tax payers to ensure that they perform their civic responsibility for developmental stride of the state. On achievements of the service,one hundred days in office of Governor Lalong, Mr Arlat disclosed that Revenue Service has generated over N10 billion from January to July 2019. The chairman noted that Revenue service within the one Hundred days in office of Governor Lalong, his organization has embarked on tax

Chairman Langtang South Rims Offers Free Medical Outreach To Over 5,000 Residents...

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Chairman Langtang South Rims offers free medical outreach to over 5,000 residents September 23,2019 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos  Chairman Langtang South Local Government Area of Plateau state Hon. Rims Nimchak ,has  offered free Medical Outreach to over 5,000 Residents of the local government . Our correspondent reports that the free Medical outreach which is been carried out in conjunction with Eden- Compassion And Health Mission Int'l(ECHM)  started  on the 21st of September and  is expected to   end on the  27th of September 2019. Speaking to newsmen at the venue of the  outreach in Mabudi  the LGA headquarters Mr.  Rims  said "the APC led government is determined to provide quality healthcare Services to the people of the Area. "During our campaigns we vowed to  provide free Medical services to our people and we are now fulfilling this promises with the  little resources we have". "The APC led Government is determined to touch the lives of

Talent Hunt: Rex entertainment presents UJ GOT TALENT SEASON 1 AUDITION

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Alh Danladi Pasali Congratulates Muhammad Muhammad Commissioner Nominee From Jos North...

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ALH. DANLADI PASALI CONGRATULATE MUHAMMAD MUHAMMAD COMMISSIONER NOMINEE FROM JOS NORTH, September 21,2019 The National Cordinator  Buhari campaign organization Alh. Dan ladi Pasali congratulate mall Muhammad Muhammad commissioner nominee from Jos north and applaud the rescue captain for doing the needful not only for political appointment but his ability in transforming the state to next level, accommodative and ability in ensuring a peaceful plateau,peoples orientated projects among others.  While congratulating the nominee from his local government he pray for guidance, protection, vision to him an all other appointees within the state as one APC family, And wish them all the possible best, Long life president Muhammadu Buhari. Long life Barr Simon Bako lalong For Alh Danladi Pasali

Gov Lalong Directed Security Agents To Deal With Crisis Mongers

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By Daniel Dauda, Jos The Executive Governor of Plateau State and chairman Northern Governors forum, Barr.Dr. Simon Bako Lalong assured total commitment towards peaceful coexistence and harmonious relationship as he directed security agencies to deal with erring individuals or groups found engaged in crisis mongering, fake news or hate speech. "I have directed the security agencies to deal decisively with any persons or group found to be engaged in crisis mongering and incitement or propagation of fake news or hate speech that can steer people to violence." Governor Lalong made the assertion during a unity and peace discourse which was organized by the Plateau Peace Building Agency(PPBA). The event is part of the PPBA week-long activity to commemorate the 2019 International Peace Day which had a theme"Climate Action for Peace: Promoting Healing,Forgiveness and Reconciliation." According to Governor Simon Lalong who was represented by the Secretary to

Dangote Promo - Architect Dogari,Lawyer Win Cars In Jos...

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Dangote Promo -Architect Dogari, Lawyer win  cars  in Jos September 19,2019 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos Two lucky Nigerians, Arch Yakubu Shehu Dogari  and a lawyer Barrister David Williams , have emerged  winners of Star prize GAC Saloon cars in the ongoing Dangote Cement ‘Bag of Goodies’ national consumer promo in Jos the Plateau state capital . dangote  An elated Dogara     a Jos based architect  who  spoke with our correspondent  said he found his prize-winning scratch card in one of the Dangote cement promo bags he bought from Jos . He thanked Dangote for the gift and promised to continue to patronize the company . Isma Iliya , Regional director Dangote cement North East ,who spoke to newsmen  said "This is part of our social corporate responsibility ". He revealed that in all, a total of 43 cars have been lined up for grabs nationally by lucky winners across the various geopolitical Regions of Nigeria as the National Promo continues . "Variety of other pr

Senator Longjan Vows To Attract Federal Projects To Plateau South....

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Senator  Longjan vows to attract federal projects to Plateau south September 18,2019 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos Following his victory at the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau State, which  on Tuesday   upheld the election of Senator Ignatius Longjan of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  representing Plateau South, the  Senator has vowed to provide quality legislation to the people of the zone . Speaking with newsmen in Jos  ,Longjang said My senatorial zone is backward in so many things  so i would work to provide dividends of democracy to the people . In his words "we would work to attract federal projects to our zone . Longjang  said he will not take for granted the decision of the people of his constituency to elect him in the 2019 elections. He said he had devised a mechanism to ensure that the dividends of democracy were delivered to members of his constituency. The decision of my people to  elect me to represent them at the

Stop The Violence Before It is Too Late , Chakfem People Warn Mangun Community.....

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17th September, 2019 The Chakfem community of Mangu Local Government Area has called on it's neighbour, the Mangun community in the same Local Government Area  to stop the perennial unrestrained violence and acts of criminality it has continued to met against in. In a press statement issued in Jos by the Chakfem Developement Association and signed by it's Chairman Mr. Celestine Sonso, the group notes that: 1. The origin of this lingering dispute is about farmlands.  Several Court judgments have been passed in favor of Chakfem people. However, these court judgments have constantly been flagrantly flouted and disregarded by the Mangun people. We find their disrespect for the rule of law quite appalling, contemptuous and a violation of our Constitutional and natural rights and constituted authority. 2. The crises has been widening in all its ramifications. These range from blocking our sources of drinking water, encroachment onto our ancestral lands, destruction of cro