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Pauline Tallen Says PDP Is a Corrupt Party, Hails Buhari’s Anti-Corruption Policy


BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) | FROM AGABUS PWANAGBA JOS – A Chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC and former Plateau Satae Deputy Governor, Dame Pauline Tallen has described allegations by the opposition PDP that the economic policies of President Muhammad Buhari have driven the country backwards, as a political blackmail. Tallen stated this […]

“We Have No Buhari,  Nor Atiku Camp In Plateau APC”  

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From Agabus Pwanagba, Jos – The Plateau chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has dispelled the ongoing rumour that it is polarized into the Atiku and Buhari camps. The State’s Chairman, Hon. Latep Dabang stated that those responsible for the speculation aimed at fanning the embers of disunity in the party. In an […]

Plateau Youths Group Uncovers Plot By Fulani Herdsmen To Attack Local Communities


By Agabus Pwanagba, Jos –A group under the aegis of Berom Youth Moulders Association has raised an alarm of the plot by the Fulani herdsmen against the natives of Barkin Ladi, Riyom and Jos South LGAs of Plateau State, alleging over 800 inhabitants cut across 30 villages have been killed in the last one year. […]

Adamawa Insurgent Victims Raise Alarm Over Discrimination In Materials Distribution


By Agabus Pwanagba – Residents of the Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, whose communities were recently recaptured from Boko Haram, have raised alarm over alleged discrimination in distribution of relief materials. Some of the residents who just returned from self exile who spoke to newsmen in Yola, the State capital, complained that a […]

Plateau Assembly Pledges To Work For Peace And Unity  


From Agabus Pwanagba, Jos – Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Peter Azi, has assured citizens of the State that the 8th Assembly would work towards a united, strong and peaceful Plateau. Azi gave the assurance when the Laity Council of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos paid him a courtesy call in […]

Kidnappers, Rapists, Invade, Terrorize Imo Community


By Ignatius Okpara, Owerri – Resident of Eg­belu Nguru com­munity in Ngor Okpala Council Area of Imo State are now living in perpetual fear and apprehension, following alleged invasion of the area by suspected kidnappers and rapists. AFRICAN EXAMINER gathered that the development had made some of the villagers to flee the community, especially young […]

Wither Ideology From Nigerian Politics?


By Agabus Pwanagba, Jos -The democratic history of Nigeria cannot be found less interesting when placed side by side to those of the proponent nations of Britain, USA, France, etc except for its peculiarity in terms of deficiency in ideological leanings which under ideal situation ought to be one among major determinants of identity and […]

Another Massacre As 27 Killed In Fresh Communal Clashes In Plateau


From Agabus Pwanagba, Jos – In spite of the recent restriction of movement at night in seven Council areas of Plateau State, 27 persons have again been reportedly killed in two communities of Barkin Ladi Council area of the State. Chairman of the Council, Mr. Emmanuel Loman, while confirming the incident disclosed that Fulani herdsmen without […]

Hepatitis: Foundation Advocates Health Aid For Insurgency Victims


From Agabus Pwanagba, Jos – Following the outbreak of Hepatitis B in the camp of Internally Displaced Persons from the North Eastern zone of Nigeria, the Chairman of Stefanos Foundation, Mr. Mark Lipdo has called on Federal Government to come to the aid of 45 persons diagnosed with the ailment so as to avoid spread […]

Ex-Plateau Speaker, Lalong Wins APC Guber Primaries


Agabus Pwanagba, Jos – The All Progressive Congress (APC) has announced Barrister Simon Lalong as the winner of its gubernatorial primary election to run for the gubernatorial seat of Plateau come 2015. Lalong a former Speaker of the State House of Assembly, who won the Primaries with 2, 222 votes, was declared winner of the […]

Adamawa: Fintiri Faces Fresh Battle, May Lose Speaker’s Seat


Agabus Pwanagba , Jos Following the removal of the former Acting Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri, there are strong indications that there may be a fresh battle as to who becomes the Speaker of the State House of Assembly. The permutation between the lawmakers now given that the newly sworn in Governor Bala James […]

Victor Lar’s Governorship Posters Flood Jos

Chairman-of-the-Senate-Committee-on-Drugs-Narcotics and Financial-Crimes Victor Lar

Agabus Pwanagba, Jos As the battle for who to replace Governor Jonah Jang begins to heat up, posters of Senator Victor Lar, a current serving senator representing the Southern Senatorial zone, are pasted all over Jos City and Environs as an aspirant for the governorship seat. Lar is a force to reckon with, but has […]

House of Assembly Probes Governor Jang Over Misappropriation of State Funds

Plateau state governor Jonah Jang

Agabus Pwanagba, Jos There was a rowdy session at the plenary sitting of the Plateau State House of Assembly on Wednesday as lawmakers opened discussions on the allegation of gross financial misconduct leveled against Governor Jonah Jang. The Speaker of the State House of assembly Rt. Hon. Titus Alam as he tried to frustrate the […]

Breaking News: Several Killed In Jos Twin Bomb Explosion

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By Agabus Pwanagba and Kayode Adelowokan Report reaching us says Twin bomb explosions have occurred in the heart of the commercial center of Jos, Northeast Nigeria. The explosions, believed to have been caused by an improvised Explosive Device (IED), occurred around the busy Jos Main Market, between railway terminus and the temporary site of the […]

I Left Over N10 Billion In ITF Account- Outgoing DG

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…As New DG Promises to Train 2 Million Skilled Youths Agabus Pwanagba The outgoing Director General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Prof. Longmas Wapmuk said he is leaving the organisation with over N10 billion in its account. Wapmuk disclosed this during his handing over address to the newly appointed Director General of the Fund, […]

“Save Over 300 Nigerian Languages From Extinction”


Agabus Pwanagba, Jos In its efforts to avoid over 300 languages from going into extinction, the Nigerian Bible Translation Trust (NBTT) has appealed to government at all levels organisations and well meaning individuals to help save the languages. This Executive Director of NBTT, Mr. Yakubu Aba La’ahmnim, who made the plea at the  Maiden Edition […]

Abducted Girls: Christian/Muslim Women Protest In Plateau

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…Group Urges FG To Enforce Diplomatic Sanctions Against Neighbouring Countries Agabus Pwanagba, Jos A group under the aegis of Plateau Women Solidarity Movement (PWSM) has called on the Federal Government to enforce diplomatic sanctions on neighbouring countries that sponsor and export mercenaries into the country for terrorists activities. Pastor Esther Ibanga read the Communique signed […]

May Day: Pensioners Urge Plateau Govt to Pay 31 Months Gratuity


Agabus Pwanagba, Jos As workers in Plateau State join their counterparts all over the country to celebrate workers day, the National Union of Local Government Education Authority Retirees Plateau State Chapter, has appealed to the state government to pay their  31 months outstanding pension and gratuity. The Union members made their plight known while carrying […]

”Our Continental Target Is On Track” Giwa FC Coach Assures Fans


Interim Assistant Coach of Giwa FC of Jos, Sammy Adesoji says the club’s target for continental football is on track after 2-1 victory over visiting Lobi Stars of Makurdi. Giwa on Wednesday came from behind after Lobi Stars took the lead in the 28 minute through a well taking free kick by Barnabas Imenger Junior […]

Plateau Government Fires Management of Nigeria Standard Newspaper

Plateau state governor Jonah Jang

Agabus Pwanagba The Plateau State Government has sacked the management of the Plateau Publishing Company, publishers of The Nigeria Standard Newspapers. This was made known in a press statement made available to African Examiner in Jos, and signed by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Information and Communication, Emmanuel Gogwim. No reason was given for the […]

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