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DSS official killed by ‘arms dealers’ in Plateau

According to an official of the service who does not want to be quoted, the service received intelligence information about some arms dealers who supply violent groups with firearms to cause mayhem in the state.
Former member of the House of Representatives, and former speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bye-election primary to fill in the vacant seat for the Plateau South Senatorial District.

Plateau South by-election: Ex-Speaker George Daika emerges PDP candidate

Former member of the House of Representatives, and former speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bye-election primary to fill in the vacant seat for the Plateau South Senatorial District.

Plateau South bye-election: Five aspirants jostle for PDP ticket

Five aspirants are contesting for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming Plateau South senatorial by-election, Mr Yakubu Chocho, the state Chairman of the party, has said.
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.

NGO distributes face masks, hand sanitisers to 500 children in Plateau

An NGO, International Committee on Nigeria (ICON), has distributed face masks and hand sanitisers to 500 vulnerable children in Daffo District of Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau.
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.
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.

Rainstorm destroys property in Plateau community

While the country and the entire world are worryabout the coronavirus pandemic, property worth millions of naira were destroyed, Monday, when some parts of Plateau State recorded their first rainfall of the year.

Gunmen kill 1, injure 3 others in Plateau

Gunmen on Wednesday killed a 42 year-old man, Mr Mahan Ishaya, and injured three others in Daffo town of Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau.
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Plateau Imam reveals why he hid Christians during Plateau killings

Abubakar Abdullahi, the Muslim cleric who hid over 200 people, mostly Christians, inside a mosque during the recent Plateau attack, says six of his children are adherents of the Christian faith.

Suspected cultists kill five persons in Plateau

No fewer than five persons were attacked and killed by suspected cultists at Rafiki village, off Rukuba Road in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.
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NYSC: No posting of corps members to volatile areas in Plateau

No member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), serving in Plateau would be posted to crises-ridden areas, Mr Abdulsalam Alhassan, the state’s coordinator, has said.

Governor Lalong solicits Britain’s support on people with disabilities

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has solicited the support of British Government in addressing the plight and pathetic condition of people living with disabilities in Plateau State.

Catholic bishop donates relief materials to IDPs in Plateau

Most Rev. Michael Gokum, the Catholic Bishop of Pankshin Diocese in Plateau, on Thursday donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Daffo District of Bokkos Local Government Area.

Plateau community holds town hall meeting on electoral violence

Nasarawa Gom community in Jos North Local Government area of Plateau on Monday held a town hall meeting to fashion out ways of curbing electoral violence in the area.

Plateau lawmakers impeach Speaker Peter Azi

The impeachment followed a motion on a vote of no confidence moved by the lawmaker representing Barkin Ladi constituency, Mr Peter Gyendeng.

Plateau government commiserates with Yobe over demise of Ciroma

The Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong, has commiserated with the family of late Mallam Adamu Ciroma, the Government and good people of Yobe State over the demise of the elder statesman.

Plateau NMA tasks federal government to set up mental health centre in Barkin Ladi

The chairman, Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Plateau State chapter, Dr Titus Dajel, has tasked the federal government to immediately set up a mental health centre in Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau State, to assess victims of the recent killings by suspected herdsmen in the state.

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Multi-billionaire naira scanners rotting away at Apapa port – Customs chief

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