• Plateau state introduces USSD code to boost IGR

    Plateau state introduces USSD code to boost IGR

    The Plateau State government has launched its Tax Payment Facilitating Codes known as Un-Structured Supplementary Data (USSD), towards boosting its Internally Generation Revenue (IGR).

    Mrs Tamwakat Weli, Plateau State Commissioner of Finance, while launching the USSD Codes at the Complex of the Plateau State Internal Revenue Service (PSIRS) on Saturday, said the innovation was “very unique“ and “revenue driven.’’

    “The new USSD CODE is a revolutionary innovation and the first of its kind in Nigeria, which will go a long way in […]

  • Excitement as Ice Rains Down From the Sky in Jos, Plateau State (Photos)

    Excitement as Ice Rains Down From the Sky in Jos, Plateau State (Photos)

    Excitement took over many residents in Jos recently after ice reportedly rained down from the skies.

    Jos residents woke up to ice falling from the sky today, August 22.

    According to Plateau News Online, the event stirred excitement among people, especially those who had never witnessed such occurrence before.

    The ice rain reportedly dropped the temperature to

  • Aisha Buhari donates food, cash to needy persons in Plateau

    Aisha Buhari donates food, cash to needy persons in Plateau

    Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari,  on Thursday donated materials worth millions of naira to more than 500 less privileged persons in Pankshin Local Government Area of Plateau State.

    The beneficiaries include widows, orphans and the physically-challenged, who gathered at the council offices for the materials. Materials donated to the needy include bags of foodstuff such as semovita, wheat flour, spaghetti and noodles as well as cash.

    Represented by the Council’s Management Chairman, Mr Stephen Jings, Mrs. Buhari explained that the gesture […]

  • Plateau’ll boil if killers of monarch are not arrested – Reps

    Plateau’ll boil if killers of monarch are not arrested – Reps

    The House of Representatives on Tuesday asked the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to urgently investigate the “gruesome murder” of a paramount ruler in Plateau State, the Saf Ron Kulere, Sir Lazarus Agai, by suspected herdsmen and bring the suspects to justice.

    Lawmakers passed the resolution in a unanimous voice vote in Abuja amid mounting tension at the session, which was presided over by the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara.

    The 78-year old First Class traditional ruler was the Chairman of […]

  • Lovely photos of the wife and daughter of Plateau state Deputy Governor

    Lovely photos of the wife and daughter of Plateau state Deputy Governor

    Plateau state deputy Governor’s wife Mrs Abigail Tyoden and daughter Uwani look beautiful in these photos.

    Plateau state deputy Governor’s wife Mrs Abigail Tyoden and daughter Uwani look beautiful in these

  • Langkaku village in Qua’ran Pan LGA of Plateau State cut off after bridge collapsed following heavy rainfall

    Langkaku village in Qua’ran Pan LGA of Plateau State cut off after bridge collapsed following heavy rainfall

    Langkaku village and it’s surrounding communities in Qua’an Pan LGA of Plateau State has been cut off from the outside world following two days of heavy flooding.

    The Chibiri Bridge which connects the village with other communities has been washed away by the flood.

    Residents of the community says a journey of 20 minutes now takes them over an hour and are asking the government to look into the

  • Baby without an anus born in Jos, Plateau state … more photo

    Baby without an anus born in Jos, Plateau state … more photo

    The baby pictured below was born without an anus in Pankshin LGA, Plateau state on April 30th. According to a Facebook user, his mother, Ennang Wushikka gave birth to him at her home.

    Days after delivery, she noticed that her son’s stomach was getting swollen. She took him to the hospital where it was discovered that he had no anus.

    Doctors at the state specialist hospital say a surgery has to be conducted soon so that the little boy can easily

  • Wow!!! Guess what the Muslim Youths did for Christians during Xmas service in Plateau State?

    Wow!!! Guess what the Muslim Youths did for Christians during Xmas service in Plateau State?

    According to Report, a group known as Muslim Youth for Peace Initiative offered voluntarily to secure the road leading to Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA) Christmas church service.

    The youths who bridged the gap between both religions were led by their Coordinator, Muhammad Muntasir Adamu. Adamu said the action by the group is the first of its kind in Plateau state, adding that, the idea is “to promote peace and harmony in Plateau State and Nigeria as a whole.

    “We as youths […]

  • Plateau Bye-Election: APC candidate, Dakogo wins Qua’an Pan North Constituency

    Plateau Bye-Election: APC candidate, Dakogo wins Qua’an Pan North Constituency

    Plateau APC candidate, Mr Eric Dakogol has won Saturday’s bye-election to fill Qua’an Pan North Constituency’s seat in the Plateau House of Assembly.

    NAN reports that Dakogol polled 5,409 votes to defeat PDP’s Alloy Oliver, who garnered 4,977 votes.

    INEC’s Returning Officer, Associate Prof. Akkarven Ashakah, who announced the result at the legislators chamber ín Qua’an Pan Local Government Secretariat, described the election as “very successful and credible”.

    Ashakah, who is the Deputy Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Jos, congratulated the two […]

  • BREAKING!!! Fire inferno guts 118 shops at Jos Market earlier today

    BREAKING!!! Fire inferno guts 118 shops at Jos Market earlier today

    According to report, a raging night inferno razed 118 shops at the Kabong market in Jos North on Thursday morning. Newsmen who visited the market, could not access the burnt section as some shops were still in flames. Others also had thick smoke billowing from them, making visibility very difficult.

    The actual cause of the fire could not be ascertained, but Mr Christopher Jama, Chairman, Kabong Market Traders Association, who briefed the governor when he visited the scene said the fire […]

  • Wow!!! Church conducts mass wedding for 52 couples same day same time in Jos

    Wow!!! Church conducts mass wedding for 52 couples same day same time in Jos

    Jos, the Plateau State capital, witnessed an unusual event last Sunday as a Catholic church joined 52 men with 52 women in a mass wedding ceremony involving an unprecedented number of couples. St. Moses Parish of the Catholic Church located in Tudunwada, Jos North Local Government Area, Plateau State, facilitated the tying of nuptial knots by the love birds who took turns to take marriage oaths before they were formally joined in holy matrimony.

    The mass wedding was the first of […]