The life and times of jos

Gerald Swank, another SIM missionary, for mobilisation of all church members in the churches in northern Nigeria for evangelism, especially to Muslims. One of their principal settlements is Gindiri where the SUM missionaries began to settle in The city is divided into 3 local government areas of Jos north, Jos south and Jos east.

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The city proper lies between Jos north and Jos south. He was also said to have been involved in other humanitarian activities which he did not make noise about. The state government saw the wisdom in his campaign and banned the drink.

He joined the Nigeria Police Force in as a cadet sub-inspector and rose to the position of deputy inspector general. He became an elder in the church ten years later and acted most of the time as treasurer until his death.

The life and times of jos

He got his driving certificate in For example, Pam, unlike his two predecessors, never wore the turban, a head dress common to traditional rulers in the northern part of the country, especially the emirs. After Paul dropped out of school he took an appointment in the mission compound as an apprentice mason. Jacobson, an SIM missionary. Kure Nitte, the pastor of the church, discipled him. He was in appointed commander of the National Guard and retired from the police in According to the white paper of the commission of inquiry into the crisis, Ames, a British colonial administrator, said that the original name for Jos was Gwosh which was a village situated at the current site of the city; according to Ames, the Hausa wrongly pronounced Gwosh as Jos and it stuck. Even though no one worships in the building , Paul Gindiri had made his point: what is good for the goose is good for the gander. It was made capital of Benue-Plateau State in , and became the capital of the new Plateau State in His revivalism came at an auspicious time. Andrew Stirrett, whose passion was the conversion of Muslims and who had made the Jos market his preaching center from the s until his death in Jos north is the location of the University of Jos and its teaching hospital.

After the dream, Paul Gindiri bought two Hausa Bibles and two Hausa hymn books, for his wife and himself. On completion of secondary school inhe got employed as a technical assistant in the Department of Antiquities of the Jos Museum.

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He probably became a Muslim himself, though probably only a nominal one because he also became a heavy drinker. Jos south is the seat of the Deputy Governor i. The late Gbong Gwom not only spoke against the brewing and sale of the drink but called for its ban as a way of saving the people, especially the youth, from its negative effects. A strict disciplinarian, an attribute he probably owed to his police background, he identified with things that would promote the identity of his people and spoke against those considered inimical to their well-being. According to Billy J. He was trained in basic Arabic. Administrative divisions[ edit ] The Nasco corporate headquarters is in Jos. The first night in a hotel in Minna, Paul Gindiri, under the influence of alcohol, almost killed a rival over a prostitute by smashing his head with a bottle. Jos north is the location of the University of Jos and its teaching hospital. Even though no one worships in the building , Paul Gindiri had made his point: what is good for the goose is good for the gander. The state government saw the wisdom in his campaign and banned the drink.

I was the one who brought to life the man you hit to unconsciousness in order to give you a chance to repent.

Richard Bruce has shown how the Pyem converted to Islam or Christianity through social contacts in colonial times. He got his driving certificate in When a Muslim governor gave Muslims a space in the public motor park along Bauchi Road in Jos, Paul Gindiri demanded that Christians also be given a piece of land in the same area to build a church.

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