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Maj. Hashim Abdullahi 1. CUSTOMS INTERCEPTS TRUCKLOAD OF 200,000 LIVE AMMUNITION FROM BENIN REPUBLIC The Nigerian Customs Command overseeing Niger, Kogi, and Kwara states has intercepted an Onitsha bound truck load of 200,000 live ammunition being brought into the country from Benin Republic. The Command Controller, Comptroller Benjamin Binga said that his

Why over 86 people were killed in plateau, Miyetti Allah

Chairman, North Central zone of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Danladi Ciroma, has reacted to the recent attacks on Plateau villages by suspected herdsmen where over 86 persons were gruesomely killed. Ciroma in a statement claimed that the attack was in retaliation of the killing of over 300

ICPC to declare Jang wanted over alleged N5.6bn fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said it may declare former Governor of Plateau, Sen. Jonah Jang, wanted for refusing to honour its invitations. Indication to this was given by Spokesperson of the commission, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. She said that Jang

10 years after, DSS nabs notorious gunrunner Jonah Abbey

•Oher criminals terrorising Middle Belt Babatunde Abiodun  The Department of State Services (DSS) has finally arrested the dreaded gunrunner, Jonah Abbey and  key members of kidnapping, gunrunning and armed banditry syndicates terrorising Middle Belt states of Plateau, Nasarawa, Taraba and Benue. DSS in a statement yesterday by Mr. Tony Opuiyo,  said the that

Prisons’ Farm Harvest 400 Bags of Rice in Plateau

Babatunde Opalana  The Lakushi Farm Centre of the Nigerian Prisons Service has harvested over 400 bags of rice in 2017. The farm is one of the 17 Prisons farms in Nigerian and major in rice production because of it comparative advantage. The farm was repositioned at the wake of President Muhammadu Buhari’s

Insecurity: Group hails STF, says peace has returned to Plateau

A pressure group under the aegis of Coalition of Concern Plateau Elders (COCPE),  has commended the Special Military Taskforce in Plateau State codenamed Operation Safe Haven for restoring peace in the state. The organisation also appealed to well-meaning Nigerians to see reason by supporting a proposed law to ban open grazing  in the state, saying