Thursday 20 June 2024

PLATEAU: PLASIEC’S NEW LEADERSHIP COMMENCES ACTIVITIES, BUILDS RELATIONSHIPS WITH STAFF, PROMISES CREDIBLE ELECTIONS

By: Amb. Valentine Adese (JP),

The new leadership of the Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), led by its Chairman, Hon. Plangji Cishak has commenced activities.

The Commission has commenced its activities with interactions with critical stakeholders including the Media and its Practitioners to see how trust would be rebuild and hope restored in the entire electoral process in the state. REALITY gathered.

In a press conference today (6/20/2024) by the Commission, aimed at forging a partnership with Media Practitioners in the state, the Chairman, Hon. Plangji said, the role of the Fourth Realm is pivotal not only in disseminating the messages of the Commission, but also in projecting the transparent processes the Commission is aimed to implement. 



Monday 17 June 2024

PLATEAU: 3 MONTHS TO REGULARIZE BUILDINGS ON ROADS. JMDB’S G.M. HON. HART BANKAT, REMINDS AND ADVISES OWNERS

By: Amb. Valentine Adese (JP),

The General Manager (G.M) of Jos Metropolitan Development Board (JMDB), Hon ARC. Hart Bankat has reiterated his advice to owners of buildings on roads in the city of Jos and Bukuru in Jos North and Jos South Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Plateau State respectively, to take advantage of the three months grace given by the State Government to regularize their buildings.

He made this call today, 17th June 2024, while inspecting the ongoing exercise of vehicular and traffic control under the State’s policy of “Urban Renewal”. 

ARC HART BANKA GM JMDB

Saturday 15 June 2024

NASARAWA: Eid-el-Kabir: Gov. Sule Calls on Muslims to Live a Life of Selflessness, Brotherhood, and Sacrifice

By: Wilson Bako (Lafia),

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule has congratulated the Muslim community in the state for joining their counterparts all over the world in celebrating the feast of Eid-el-Kabir.

The State’s Chief Executive said the celebration is a test of faith in commemoration of the sublime submission by Prophet Ibrahim (Peace be upon Him) to the call for sacrifice.

In a Sallah message to the people of the state in Lafia on Saturday, the Governor stated that the celebration also symbolizes a call to all Muslims to live a life of selflessness, brotherhood, sacrifice, and adherence to Allah’s commands.

He reminded the Muslim Ummah that an occasion such as this, “calls on the Ummah to reflect on their relationships with God and fellow human beings, as a yardstick for righteous living, love, and peaceful coexistence in the society”. 

Thursday 13 June 2024

PLATEAU: BREAKING: LGC CHAIRMEN AND 325 COUNCILORS vs GOV. MUTFWANG (ESQ): LITIGANTS HEADING TO COURT OF APPEAL

By: Amb. Valentine Adese (JP),

Suit No: PLD/J257/2023, filed by the 17 suspended Local Government Councils’ Executive Chairmen and their 325 Councilors in Plateau State, challenging the powers of the Plateau State Governor, Caleb Mutfwang (Esq) and the State Attorney-General (A-G) to removing them from office and in their place, a Committee, has been dismissed by the Plateau State High Court, presided over by, Hon. Justice Dasplang Samchi. However, dissatisfied with the apart of the Ruling and Judgment of the Court, Litigants in the matter are preparing to head to the Court of Appeal to test the decision of the Plateau State High Court. REALITY gathered.  

You would recall that REALITY had earlier reported that the Court had earlier dismissed the Preliminary Objection (PO) filed by the Defendants against the Originating Summons, which was challenging the jurisdiction of the Court to entertain the Suit.

Monday 10 June 2024

AGAIN, NO PROOF OF SERVICE: THE CASE BETWEEN SUPERFINE FURNITURE VS YAKUBU C. JANG, STALLED, ADJOURNED

 By: Amb. Valentine Adese (JP),

The case between Superfine Furniture and Yakubu C. Jang, at the Plateau State Chief Magistrate Court, Giring Abattoir in Jos, could not commence again today, 10th June 2024, as the Chief Magistrate Court could not find proof of service of the Court’s Summons on Yakubu Jang in the Court’s file.

However, to fasten the process, the Counsel representing Yakubu Jang was served in Court as the bailiff had complained of not been able to serve the Defendant in person since the last sitting.

Saturday 8 June 2024

THE DISMISSAL OF MR. REUBEN AWANYE ITRUMA, CANNOT STAND. COURT DECLARES, TELLS NVRI/GOVERNING BOARD

By: Amb. Valentine Adese (JP),

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) had in its Judgment on Suit No: NICN/JOS/47/2013, dated 22nd June 2017, between MR. REUBEN AWANYE ITRUMA vs National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI) and its Governing Board, declared that the dismissal of the Claimant (MR. REUBEN AWANYE ITRUMA) cannot stand because the Rules/Procedures of the Institute in relation to dismissal were completely ignored.

This finding was also affirmed by the Court of Appeal, Jos Division in its Judgment delivered on 8th August 2022 in Appeal No: CA/J/276/2018.

The Lower Court in its Judgment delivered by Hon. Justice R. H. Gwandu in part reads:

Friday 7 June 2024

JUST IN: LOCAL GOVT AUTONOMY, JUDGMENT-DAY, ON PLATEAU STATE SACKED 17 LGC CHAIRMEN, HEARING ON FG vs STATES FIXED

By: Frank Agbai,

“The Movement for the Achievement of Local Government Autonomy”, recurrently launched by REALITY Newspaper’s Editor-In-Chief, Prince Amb. Valentine Adese (JP), who also doubles as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of valrealityradio Online, would formally begin its campaign on the 20th of June 2024, to create the anticipated and needed wakeup call on citizens in the state on the need to support Local Government Autonomy and the country at Large.

You would recall that during his speech at the launching of the Movement, the renowned Journalist (Amb. Valentine), had promised to use all platforms available to him to promote the call for Local Government Autonomy, especially using his Radio platform that covers over 12 countries.