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Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigeria extends eased lockdown by four weeks

Federal government yesterday extended the ease of lockdown in the country by another four weeks, saying coronavirus was now in 536 of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps set up 30-man c’ttee to accelerate passage of PIB

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.

Plateau community makes coronavirus test compulsory for residents

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.
The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has empowered three of its freed inmates with vocational training and tools to enable them make a difference in the society.

Plateau: Armed men ambush correctional service convoy, free four suspects

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.

Gunmen attack Plateau hospital, kill one

Gunmen on Monday night attacked the General Hospital in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State and killed one person identified as a security guard on duty.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Official: 41 health workers infected with coronavirus in Plateau, 8 dead

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 State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Plateau urges residents not to panic over coronavirus cases

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).
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong

Mother and child among 10 new coronavirus cases in Plateau

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.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Plateau commences contact tracing of two new coronavirus cases

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.
The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha, has passed away in the early hours of Sunday.

Zamfara emir dies in isolation

The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha, has passed away in the early hours of Sunday.

Mobile court convicts 12 defaulters of coronavirus lockdown in Plateau

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.

Plateau lawmaker urges governor to reveal budget for fumigation

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.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

One killed, houses burnt as attacks persist

Gunmen have continued their deadly attacks in the Bokos Local Government Area of Plateau, killing a man and setting many buildings ablaze.

NGO donates seedlings, other items to Plateau IDPs

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 parade two child traffickers, recover nine children in Enugu

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.
A Peoples Democratic Party senator representing Plateau North at the National Assembly, Istifanus Gyang, has set up a register to collect views from members of his constituency on the hate speech bill currently before the National Assembly.

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.

Jos South youths reject 6 months tenure elongation for caretaker chairmen

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.

Plateau PDP lawmakers reject tenure extension for council chiefs

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.

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