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Youths across Plateau state were gathered at the Sarau Event Centre, Jos on Monday to be trained by ARDA Development Communication on Media Literacy as part of their Community Initiatives To Promote Peace (CIPP) in collaboration with the United States Aid (USAID), Mercy Corps and other CSOs. The participants were trained on how to maximize […]

At least 40 people have been killed in another attack in Niger, when a group of armed assailants ravaged several villages in the Tahoua region near the border with Mali, the government said on Monday. Government spokesperson Abdoulraman Zakaria said on Monday that soldiers were sent to the region and fought the attackers. It was […]

As the tenure of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Jos, Prof. Sebastian Maimako, draws to a close, at least 18 professors are jostling to take over from him, Jayfm learnt on Sunday.   Maimako, who assumed office as eighth substantive VC of the institution on June 23, 2016, has only two months remaining to […]

The Fulani Nationality Movement (FUNAM) has claimed responsibility for the attack on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue’s convoy. A statement titled, ‘Why we attacked Ortom,’ issued by Umar Amir Shehu, published by Ripples, confirmed that FUNAM attacked the governor on behalf of millions of Fulanis. It is not clear whether the ‘special detectives’ deployed in […]

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of funds for the payment of itinerant workers engaged under the Special Public Works Programme. Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, stated this in a tweet via his official handle on Saturday. The minister in the tweet, said he had directed the National Directorate […]

THE Senate has raised alarm over refusal of the Ministry of Finance to account for N2.8 billion service wide vote collected from the federation account. According to the Senate, the N2.8 billion was slated to   take care of estacodes and other allowances for those representing the Federal Government in internationally organized annual board meetings, conferences […]

PRESIDENT of EL-Buba Outreach Ministries,  Prophet Isa El-Buba, has said there are demonic Fulani sent to destroy Nigeria, urging the Church to intensify prayers and speak with one voice. El-Buba with his church headquarters in Jos, Plateau State,  in a broadcast on his Facebook page, said he had kept quiet for over two months because […]

A former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, and Senator Istifanus Gyang (PDP-Plateau North) have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to facilitate the release of former Governor Joshua Dariye from prison. The duo made the appeal on Sunday at the finals of Senator I. D. Gyang Peace, Unity and Reconciliation Football Tournament in Jos. The […]

The Rwang Pam township Stadium was agog with football lovers from all walks of life who trooped in to witness the grand finale of the first ever Plateau North Peace, Unity and Reconciliation Football Tournament Powered by Senator I. D. Gyang Esq. The Plateau North lawmaker donated cars and cash to the winners of the […]

Prominent groups in the country,  including the Middle Belt  Forum, the Arewa Consultative Forum and the Northern Governors’ Forum on Sunday condemned Saturday’s assassination attempt on the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom. As the groups, in separate interviews with The PUNCH, condemned the attack,  the Inspector-General of Police,  Mohammed Adamu, on Sunday ordered a full-scale investigation […]