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4,000 IDPs from Benue taking refuge in Plateau

More than 4,000 persons displaced by the raging violence in Benue are taking refuge in Plateau State, Governor Simon Lalong said on Thursday in Jos, the state capital. Mr. Lalong made the disclosure at a town hall meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on a two-day working visit to …

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Buhari arrives Plateau on working visit

President Muhammadu Buhari has landed in Jos, the state capital of plateau for a one day official visit. While in that state, the President will commission some projects, unveil the Plateau Roadmap to Peace, a model 5-year Peace plan for the state and hold a town hall meeting with the …

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Man jailed for raping 8-year-old girl he lured with N10

A farmer, Wunde-Fenan Juna, 25, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for raping an 8-year-old girl. An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, presided by Mr Yahaya Mohammed, on Wednesday sentenced the convict. The Prosecutor, Insp. Yakubu Audu told the court that the case was reported at …

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I warned Ortom against anti-grazing law – Lalong

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has said he advised his Benue counterpart, Sam Ortom, to tread softly about enacting anti-grazing law. Speaking with State House reporters yesterday after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Lalong said he had told Ortom to put other measures in place first. Recently, herdsmen had …

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