Plateau Govt set to revamp Jos Breweries

Plateau Govt set to revamp Jos Breweries

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State. By Martha Agas Plateau Government has allocated portions of land of the Brewery Agro Research Company (BARC) to people, to reinvigorate the Jos International Breweries (JIB). The land located in Zallaki community of Bassa Local Government Area was allocated to different categories of qualified people. The beneficiaries include: farmers associations, civil servants and pensioners. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that JIB was established in 1975 by the Joseph…

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Nigeria’s ‘genocide’: Who is helping the thousands of displaced Christians?

Nigeria’s ‘genocide’: Who is helping the thousands of displaced Christians?

Some displaced Christians in Nigeria at a revival meeting. By Samuel Smith, CP Reporter Just like hundreds of thousands of Christians today in Nigeria, pastor Jeremiah Okudo Elaigwu is no stranger to leaving all of his possessions behind and fleeing for his life. Elaigwu fled Borno state during the beginning of the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram’s insurgency in the northeast that displaced millions and killed thousands in the last decade-plus. In an interview with…

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Several Christians killed, 2 beheaded as Fulani terror attacks rage on in Nigeria

Several Christians killed, 2 beheaded as Fulani terror attacks rage on in Nigeria

Victims of Fulani Jihadists going for burial. By Samuel Smith, CP Reporter Several Christians have been killed this month by armed Fulani radicals who carried out attacks in the Plateau and Benue states of Nigeria as thousands have died in the escalating violence in the West African country’s Middle Belt in recent years. Morning Star News reports that three people were murdered in attacks carried out by separate groups of nomadic herding radicals on predominantly…

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Insult to political leaders: Middle Belt Youths berate Wike, say he has crossed the Red Line

Insult to political leaders: Middle Belt Youths berate Wike, say he has crossed the Red Line

Governor Nyesom Nwike of Rivers state. Middle Belt PDP Progressive Youth Forum, a socio-political pressure group made of PDP youths in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria, has lambasted Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State over his recent statement, accusing the panel set up by the PDP Board of Trustees (BOT) of Corruption. The Panel which has prominent leaders of the Party from the Middle Belt region of Nigeria was set up to resolve the…

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Minority Leadership Probe: Plot to discredit Ayu, probe Committee Chairman uncovered as petitioners plead for leniency

Minority Leadership Probe: Plot to discredit Ayu, probe Committee Chairman uncovered as petitioners plead for leniency

Senator Iyorchia Ayu. Amid the intrigues surrounding the Minority Leadership positions of the House of Representatives, it has emerged that a recent petition sent to the Peoples Democratic party, PDP leadership, discrediting the Committee set up by the PDP Board of Trustees to investigate the circumstances surrounding the emergence of Hon. Ndudi Elumelu as Minority Leader and three other Minority Officers, was authored by persons still nursing the futile hope of undoing what has already…

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Jang joins presidential race, wants ticket zoned to North Central

Jang joins presidential race, wants ticket zoned to North Central

By Martha Nuhu Senator Jonah Jang, former Plateau governor, has joined the race for the PDP’s ticket for the 2019 presidential election, asking for zoning of the ticket to North Central. Jang, submitted his letter of interest at the state secretariat on Tuesday. He said that the ticket should be zoned to the area in the interest of equity and fairness. He argued that the zone had been the belt that tied Nigerians together over…

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HE Plateau massacre and the circus of looking the other way

HE Plateau massacre and the circus of looking the other way

By Andy Jr Akporugo Yesterday I was driven by my humanity to wish that Argentina triumphed over the Super Eagles in nothing less than a maul. Although I knew that the fulfillment of that wish wouldn’t make me happy, it was sure to make me happier than if our national team won and we irresponsibly broke into mirthful celebrations in the midst of the carnage back at home, here in the Plateau. To be happy…

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Killings: PDP declares 7 days mourning, flies flags at half mast

Killings: PDP declares 7 days mourning, flies flags at half mast

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declares a seven-day mourning for the victims of the gruesome killings of innocent Nigerians by marauders and bandits in Plateau state and other parts of the country A statement signed by the PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, stated that consequently, the party directs that its flags at all its offices and formation at all levels across the country be flown at…

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