Mark D’ Mark tourney: Civil Defenders beat Plateau Peaks

February 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

Civil Defenders Basketball Club edged perennial rivals Plateau Peaks 67-65 in a Phase 1 Group C match at the ongoing Mark ‘D’ Ball Men’s Basketball Championship in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that in the game played at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, the Civil Defenders raced to an early 15-8 lead after the first quarter. Just Read More

Plateau community decries poor road, seeks govt intervention

February 15, 2022 Blueprint 0

Residents of Angwan Malam Tukur in Naraguta community, Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau, have decried the poor state of roads in the area. The Leader of the community, Mr Suleman Lawal, who said this in an interview on Monday in Jos, called for the government’s intervention in fixing the bad roads in the community. According to Lawal, the Read More

103 benefit from NDE’s Rep-loan scheme in Plateau

January 24, 2022 Blueprint 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) under its Agroc REP-LOAN scheme has empowered 103 Plateau residents with N100, 000 cash each. NDE Director-General, Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo, while commenting on the significance of the scheme, said the projects were ongoing across the country. Represented by Plateau state NDE coordinator, Malam Ibrahim Abdulazeez, Fikpo said the Rural Employment Promotion Department has Read More

Breaking: Kidnapped Plateau paramount ruler released

December 31, 2021 Editor 0

The Military has confirmed the release of the paramount ruler of Gindiri in Mangu local government area of Plateau state, Chief Charles Mato. According to a press statement on Friday, “While the Paramount Ruler of Gindiri in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, Chief Charles Mato was with his abductors, the commander Operation SAFE HAVEN Major General Ibrahim Ali Read More

Breaking: Gunmen invade Plateau community, kidnap paramount ruler

December 26, 2021 Editor 0

Blueprint has been informed that gunmen suspected to be bandits have kidnapped the Paramount Ruler of Gindiri, in Mangu Local Government area of Plateau State, HRH Charles Mato Dakat, at his residence. According to available information, the terrorists carried out their operations in the early hours of Sunday after a heavy gunfire. Police authorities are yet to confirm the latest Read More

Gunmen kill 11 in Wase community of Plateau

December 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

Not fewer than 11 persons were reportedly killed by unknown gunmen in Pinau village of Wase local government area of Plateau state, a local source has confirmed. Malam Shafi’e Sambo, a youth leader, said the bandits stormed the village Sunday evening, when the people were busy at the market. “Unfortunately, our people were attacked by some suspected armed bandits. “And Read More

Breaking: Many scamper for safety as gunmen attack another correctional centre

November 28, 2021 Editor 0

Residents on Sunday afternoon witnessed heavy gunfire as gunmen attacked Jos correctional facility. Though, authorities are yet to confirm the latest development, eyewitness said the shootout lasted for sometimes which made people to scamper for safety. In recent times, there have successful attacks on the various prison facilities in parts of the country with many inmates still at large. Earlier Read More

Gunmen kill 11 in Plateau

November 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

Gunmen in the early hours of Friday killed eleven persons in Ta’agbe community of Miango Chiefdom in Bassa local government area of Plateau state. The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Uba Ogba, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Jos on Friday. He said the Commissioner of Police in the state had moved to the scene of the incident, adding that Read More

PRP denies holding congresses in Plateau

November 22, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Secretary, Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Plateau state chapter, Hon Tamakat Joseph, has denied that the party conducted its congresses, contrary to speculations by some unknown members of it. A statement by Mr. Joseph said it was to their knowledge that a group of some miscreants claiming to be members of PRP, that party congresses were recently conducted, “which were Read More

In Jos, Osinbajo extols late Capt. Din

November 20, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the late Captain Joseph Mangtup Din as a man who stood for justice, fairness and equity in all his dealings. Osinbajo spoke at the funeral service for the late Capt. Din held at the COCIN Headquarters in Jos, Plateau state capital on Saturday. The Vice President recalled that late captain Din, was a Read More

Leadership tussle: Security operatives seal Plateau Assembly

November 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Plateau state House of Assembly complex has been sealed by security operatives as the two parties laying claim to the speakership slot continue negotiations toward reaching a truce. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Speaker of the Assembly, Abok Ayuba, was on October 27 impeached by 8 members of the assembly and elected Yakubu Sanda as Read More

Letter to Idris Wase

November 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

Wase local government area of Plateau state blessed in all ramifications particularly in the area of natural endowments, but suffers unwarranted neglect and acute infrastructure deficit. Its underdevelopment is attributed to several factors including politics, geographical location; religion, corruption and sense of responsibility. Politically, it is one of the few local government areas enjoying the privilege of being a federal Read More

Impeachment of Plateau speaker won’t stand – Rep

November 2, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

A member of the House of Representatives from Plateau state, Bagos Dachong has described the removal of Speaker of the state House of Assmbly, Abok Ayuba as unconstitutional, urging Nigerians to speak against the development in the interest of democracy. The lawmaker argued that the House of Assembly have 24 members elected and were serving, out which six sat and Read More

CUPP condemns Plateau speaker’s removal, says impunity by APC must be curtailed

October 28, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) Thursday reacted to the removal of the Speaker of Plateau state House of Assembly, Ayuba Abot, saying impunity of Governor Simon Lalong must be curtailed before they derail the nation’s democracy. CUPP, which linked the removal to the alleged plot by President Muhammadu Buhari to remain in power beyond 2023, added that it Read More

Emir of Wase inaugurates new Plateau JNI executive

October 24, 2021 Muhammad Tanko 0

The Emir of Wase, Sambo Haruna, weekend inaugurated the newly reconstituted executive members of the Plateau state chapter of Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI). He urged members to exhibit high level of loyalty at the event held at the board room of the Jos Central Mosque. Emir Sambo who is also the state chairman of the JNI, charged the new executive Read More

Lalong presents N106bn 2022 budget to Plateau Assembly

October 21, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong, Thursday, presented the sum of N106.807 billion proposed fiscal expenditure for 2022 budget before the House of Assembly for consideration. He said the proposed estimate tagged: “Budget of Economic of Economic Recovery and Consolidation of Inclusive Infrastructural Growth,” has the size of; “One hundred and six billion, eight hundred and seven million, two hundred Read More

Northern govs celebrates Gowon @ 87

October 19, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Northern Governors Forum (NGF), felicitated with former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon on his 87th birthday, he “served Nigeria with an uncommon loyalty and fairness.” In a congratulatory message, the chairman of the forum and governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong said the special day brings with it great joy for the life of a great personality who Read More

LG polls: Plateau IPAC hails peaceful conduct of electorate

October 12, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Plateau state chapter of the Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), has commended the electorate for their peaceful and orderly conduct at last Saturday’s local government elections. The IPAC also said it was studying the results of all 17 Local Government Areas of the state for possible actions where necessary. State chapter chairman of IPAC also chairman of the Social Democratic Read More

Letter to Governor Simon Lalong

October 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

With all due respect, the Fulbe Rigiza TRGWONG Youths Consultative Forum wants to bring to your desk the recent rights infringement of 13 innocent citizens of the Yelwan Zangam community and environs of Jos North local government area, Plateau state, who have been under police custody for about two months.However, these people were invited to Katako police station by the Read More

Breaking: APC sweeps all 17 LG chairmanship, 325 councilourship seats in Plateau

October 10, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

The Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), has declared all candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for 17 chairmanship and 325 councillorship position as winners of Saturday’s local government elections. Chairman of the electoral umpire, Mr. Fabian Ntung, made the declaration Sunday morning at the PLASEIC headquarters in Jos. He said the polls were peacefully, transpirantly and fairly conducted. Read More

NGF felicitates Gov Yahaya @60

October 10, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Northern Governors Forum has described the Gombe state Governor Alhaji Unuwa Yahaya , is an outstanding patriot that displays maturity, collaboration and futuristic perspectives in his leadership style.  Chairman of the Forum and Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong, made the statement while felicitating with Governor Inuwa as he marks his 60th birthday. The statement was issued by Lalong’s director Read More

2023 presidency: Northern IPAC rejects rotation

October 8, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Forum of Northern Chairmen of Inter Party Advisory Council of Nigeria (IPAC), has declare support for the recent resolution of the Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) on 2023 presidency. It said many media reports misconstrued the actual message of the northern governors. Chairman of the northern IPAC  forum, Hon. Abubakar Dogara Ishaq, who is also the Plateau State chairman Read More