Commissioner of Police in the state, Austin Agbonlahor, disclosed this when presented the suspected to newsmen in Jos.
Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Kayode Ogunsonya, who debunked the report in a statement on Saturday in Jos, by warned against fake news “injurious to 3 Division, Nigeria Army, Rukuba”.
Supporters of the PDP on Thursday boycotted the rerun election conducted by the Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission to get a definite winner for the Mangu Local Government chairmanship seat.
This was revealed by Yakubu Chocho, the State Organising Secretary of the party.
The Plateau chapter of the National Union of Teachers has decried the acute shortage of teachers in primary schools located in rural areas, and urged government to take urgent steps to check the trend.
Irate youths protesting the outcome of Wednesday’s local government election in Plateau State have burnt down four houses in Langtang South Local Government, the News Agency of Nigeria is reporting.
The Plateau chapter of the PDP has accused the state government of “creating unnecessary tension by insisting on announcing results of local government elections while collation was ongoing”.
It said its attention had been drawn to unfounded and unsubstantiated news about the search and find operation trending on several platforms.
Unidentified gunmen killed one Abdullahi S, a soldier attached to the Operation Safe Haven, a military Tasksforce maintaining peace in Plateau.
As Plateau residents elect chairmen and councillors into 14 of the 17 local governments, voters in some areas have decried the late arrival of electoral materials at many polling units.
The Director of Research at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, Plateau State, Prof. Habu Galadima, has said the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo, is providing the needed…
The Sultan made this known in a statement issued to the press and signed by the Deputy Secretary-General, Prof.Salisu Shehu, who lamented that it is pitiable that the Jos was once known as “a haven of peace and a pride of the nation” has…
The council, in a statement signed by its secretary, Peter Amine, said that the attitude was becoming a source of worry to the NUJ.