Troops arrest 2 suspects, recover 370 ammunition in Plateau

September 17, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The joint security taskforce under Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) has Thursday, intercepted two 2 suspects with 370 rounds of ammunition. Military information officer in charge of OPSH Major Ishaku Takwa, said in a press release. He said the ammunition was concealed in a Toyota Pathfinder car with registration number Plateau LGT 772 JN.  “Luck ran out of the suspect when Read More

Absence of justice fueling Jos killings, says Rep

September 15, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Dachung Bagos, has blamed the lingering killings in Jos on lack of political will by the government to act on security intelligence and offer justice to the victims against perpetrators.Addressing journalists in Abuja, Tuesday, the lawmaker who represents the Jos South/Jos East Constituency of Plateau state, described as “worrisome” a situation where Read More

LG congress: APC chieftains hail peaceful conduct in Plateau as consensus officials emerge

September 5, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

A cheiftain of the All Progrressives Congress (APC), Danladi Garba Pasali, said the peaceful conduct of Local Governmanet Congress of the Party in Jos North Local Government Area, was an indication that People are ready to leave in peace and harmony. Pasali made the statement, Saturday after the conduct of APC Congress in the Local Government Council Secretariat. “The party Read More

Plateau: Army condemns calls for removal of GOC 3 Division

September 3, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Nigerian Army has said that calls for the removal of the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 3 Division, Major-General Ibrahim Sallau Ali, is plainly a plot to distract the efforts of peace restoration in Plateau state. In a statement, Friday in Jos, Deputy director army public relations, in the 3 Division, Major Eli Lazarus, said reiterating calls for the removal Read More

Atmosphere of grief, depression

August 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

When night came, death sat on the street in shackles, stretching his hands towards all who passed. It went out from the city to the highway connecting to the northeastern part of the country. For the past decades, Jos town had been a blood flowing river, where innocent souls are slaughtered. From those who knew what had happened to those Read More

Prosecute perpetrators of Jos killings

August 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

Vicious circle of violence will continue reoccurring and hold Nigeria to ransom as long as government at all levels makes its findings surreptitiously without making it public. Government can only quench the fire of the activities of ethnic militia in the country by sending strong message to those found wanting in any communal clashes. It wasn’t the first time that Read More

Jos killings: Rights group calls for compensation

August 23, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Human Rights Network, HRN – NIGERIA, a nongovernmental organisation has called on the federal government and the Plateau state government to effect a speedy compensation to the heirs and families of the affected citizens and victims of the recent killings in Jos. The organisation also called for the apprehension of the perpetrators of the dastardly act. In a press statement Read More

Time to end the Jos crisis

August 23, 2021 Blueprint 0

Neither Muslims nor Christians have benefited from the crisis in Jos, the Plateau state capital, since it began around 1999 to 2001; same for the ethnic groups. The two religions suffer massive destruction including the loss of lives and property. The lingering crisis has also stifled the development of the state. On this basis, I want to use this medium Read More