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A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
The Chairman of Vwang Traditional Council and Da Gwom Rwey of Vwang, Da Gyang G. Balak, has directed his subjects to carry out a compulsory COVID-19 test in four villages of Vwang District of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Armed men on Thursday morning ambushed some officials of the Nigerian Correctional Service within the vicinity of Plateau State High Court in Barkin Ladi local government area of the State and freed some suspects taken for arraignment in the court.
The Plateau Commisioner for Health, Dr Nimkong Lar, on Sunday, said that 41 health workers had been infected with COVID-19 in the state, with eight deaths recorded.
Plateau Government has urged its residents not to panic as the state recorded 10 new cases as announced on Friday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The Plateau State Commissioner for Health, Dr Lar Ndam, has announced that a woman and her child who came into the State from Kano are among the 10 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in the State.
The Plateau State Government has commenced tracing of all persons that had contact with the two new cases of Covid-19 in the state, saying it will do so to contain the spread of the virus.
A Mobile Court in Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau on Friday convicted 12 defaulters of the State’s COVID-19 lockdown order.
Member representing Jos South in the Plateau State State House of Assembly, Hon Gwottson Dalyop Fom, has urged Governor Simon Lalong to reveal the proposed budget for the fumigation exercise in the state.
The Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos, on Saturday donated improved seedlings to 50 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Ban, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area (LGA), of Plateau.
Police Command in Enugu State on Friday paraded two suspected child traffickers who specializes in moving children from Plateau State in North Central zone to River State in South-South zone.
Senator Gyang: International community should facilitate release of three Plateau indigenes abducted by Boko...
The Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defense, and Senator representing Plateau North, Barr. Istifanus Gyang, has called for the intervention of the Federal Government and the international community in securing the release of three Plateau indigenes abducted by Boko Haram terrorists.
Plateau Youths under the umbrella of Jos South Advocates for Democracy and Good Governance have rejected the tenure elongation for Caretaker Committee Chairmen for Jos South, Jos North, Barkin-Ladi and Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State for a period of six months.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers in the Plateau State House of Assembly have rejected the tenure extension for caretaker chairmen of four local government areas of the state.
A group known as Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF) has called on Ndigbo to unite to produce president of Igbo extraction by supporting a strong candidate that will be acceptable by the Northernmost and Southern leaders.
The candidate of the Labour Party in the September 19 governorship election in Edo state, Isaiah Osifo, said former Governor of Lagos State and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, cannot impose his ‘retrogressive’ politics on Edo people.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has told former President Olusegun Obasanjo that since death is inevitable for all mortals, there was the need for the living to be kind to the dead.
The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) in Ekiti says mosques in the state are now well positioned to meet the conditions for reopening amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Osun State Police Command has dismissed an Inspector, Ago Egharevbe, who allegedly brutalised a 20 year old fashion designer, Taiwo Ayomide, to death over N50 bribe.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has condemned the arrest of protesters affiliated with the #RevolutionNow movement in Abuja, Lagos, and Osun by operatives of various Nigerian security agencies.
World heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, says it is difficult ignoring criticisms from fans and pundits.
The federal government says it will “very soon’ resume the roll out of Digital Switch Over (DSO) – a transition from analogue to digital television broadcasting – across the country.
The National Association of Nigerian Students, South-West Zone, has given the Department of State Services till Monday to release detained #RevolutionNow protesters.
Bayelsa State Government says it is taking steps to ensure that schools are safe to allow final year students to resume and participate in external examinations as directed by the federal government.