Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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    135 boys rescued from human traffickers in Jos

135 boys rescued from human traffickers in Jos

Operatives of Operation Safe Haven, a special task force outfit in Plateau state, have rescued 135 children from human traffickers in Jos, the state capital.According to Channels TV, the children, who are all male and within the age range of four to eight years, were rescued from two trucks headed to Plateau, Kaduna and Nassarawa."On Thursday January 12, the special task [...]

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    Ex-official: We diverted N94m from pilgrims and lavished it on ‘political VIPs’

Ex-official: We diverted N94m from pilgrims and lavished it on ‘political VIPs’

Salisu Mohammed, the immediate past executive secretary of the Plateau Muslim Pilgrims Board, has owned up to diverting N94 million from funds paid by intending pilgrims.Mohammed made the confession on Tuesday while testifying before a judicial commission of inquiry, which the Plateau government set up to probe the activities of the administration of Jonah Jang, former governor of the state.He [...]

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    Fire guts 100 shops in Jos market

Fire guts 100 shops in Jos market

Fire has gutted 100 shops in Jos Terminus Market, Plateau State.According to Alhassan Barde, executive secretary, Plateau State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA)), the fire, which started around midnight, raged on till the early hours of Thursday.He said the cause of the fire was yet to be determined, but that affected shops were consumed totally.“The quantity of goods destroyed is yet [...]

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    FG to ‘restore’ burnt UNIJOS library complex

FG to ‘restore’ burnt UNIJOS library complex

The federal government has pledged to rebuild the burnt library complex of the University of Jos (UNIJOS).The pledge also covers the restoration of lost academic materials through the intervention of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund). [...]

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    In Langtang, the snakes are biting more people

In Langtang, the snakes are biting more people

A health centre in Zamko, Langtang local government of Plateau state, has recorded 1,500 cases of snake bites in the last 10 months, according to Istifanus Bako, its medical officer.Bako, who is attached to the outfit that is a rural outpost of the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), said this in an interview with NAN, in Langtang, on Tuesday.He said [...]

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    Firefighters use ‘well water’ to quell library inferno at University of Jos

Firefighters use ‘well water’ to quell library inferno at University of Jos

The University of Jos library was engulfed in flames on Saturday night.The library located at the permanent site of the university was aggressively destroyed by fire as students took to social media to share photos of the fire. [...]

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    Plateau PDP chair: Dariye’s defection not only criminal but unconstitutional

Plateau PDP chair: Dariye’s defection not only criminal but unconstitutional

Damishi Sango, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau state, says the recent defection of Joshua Dariye to the All Progressives Congress (APC) is criminal.Sango said this at a news conference in Jos on Friday.In a letter which Senate President Bukola Saraki read at plenary, Dariye announced his defection to the APC.But Sango said the movement of Dariye [...]

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    2 policemen killed as robbers raid CBN bullion vans in Jos

2 policemen killed as robbers raid CBN bullion vans in Jos

Two mobile policemen lost their lives on Tuesday when bullion vans belonging to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) were ambushed by robbers at Hawan Kibo, along the Jos-Abuja road, in Plateau state.The bullion vans, it was gathered, were headed for Abuja.A resident of Hawan Kibo told TheCable that "bullets started flying around after a military checkpoint, at about 10am, [...]

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    Former ADC to Plateau gov killed in fire outbreak

Former ADC to Plateau gov killed in fire outbreak

Anthony Kwame, former aide-de-camp (ADC) to Fidelis Tapgun, governor of Plateau state, was killed in an inferno that gutted his residence in the Jenta-Adamu neighbourhood of Jos on Monday.Also killed along with the retired police officer were his two daughters, Theresa and Kerry, and son, Emmanuel.According to Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the Plateau police command, Kwame’s wife, Charity and his [...]

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    Guard killed as gunmen invade residence of UNIJOS VC

Guard killed as gunmen invade residence of UNIJOS VC

Assailants on Thursday attacked the private residence of Sebastine Maimako, vice-chancellor of the University of Jos, killing his guard and injuring a policeman stationed there.Terna Tyopev, spokesman, Plateau police command, told NAN in Jos that the assailants took the official rifle of the policeman, after shooting him.“There are no arrests as yet, but we have commenced investigation into the attack,” [...]

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    Tension as gunmen kill Plateau monarch, police orderly

Tension as gunmen kill Plateau monarch, police orderly

There was tension in Bokkos local government area of Plateau state on Monday, following the killing of Lawrence Agaie, the Saf Ron-Kuelere and paramount ruler of the town.Also killed were the traditional ruler's police orderly, Sunday Wuyah, his wife, as well as his son, Shagari.NAN quoted a source as saying that the monarch was attacked on his way home after visiting [...]

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    Lalong: I’ll deal with looters myself if EFCC delays

Lalong: I’ll deal with looters myself if EFCC delays

Simon Lalong, Plateau state governor, has threatened to go ahead with the prosecution of persons alleged to have looted state funds if anti-graft agencies delay investigation.Lalong said his government did not want to appear to be in conflict with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other offences Related Commission (ICPC), “but if they delay and [...]

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    Goat ‘triggers off’ gun, kills man

Goat ‘triggers off’ gun, kills man

The police in Pankshin, Plateau state, on Wednesday arrested two suspects in connection with an alleged case of homicide in Gung Village.[...]

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    8 die of Lassa fever in Plateau in 3 months

8 die of Lassa fever in Plateau in 3 months

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    Jos central mosque records fire outbreak

Jos central mosque records fire outbreak

An outbreak of fire destroyed the female section of the Jos Central Mosque on Wednesday.A NAN correspondent, who visited the scene of the incident, observed that large flames had swallowed most parts of the entire mosque.The flames and smoke also covered houses and shops in the vicinity.Jspokesman of the Plateau police command, described the fire as "very serious and unfortunate''.He [...]

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    Plateau trains 66 lab scientists, technicians on Lassa fever

Plateau trains 66 lab scientists, technicians on Lassa fever

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Exchange Rates

January 17, 2017USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK315.09383.62337.46
LAGOS499600505
KANO495600505
PH500600510
ABUJA499600505
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
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