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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.
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.
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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.
A group of Nigerians under the aegis of Plateau State Association Friday London staged a protest at the Nigerian High Commission against the Plateau killings.

Group protests Plateau killings in London

A group of Nigerians under the aegis of Plateau State Association Friday London staged a protest at the Nigerian High Commission against the Plateau killings.
The Plateau police command has invited for questioning leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) who led a protest to the government house.

Plateau government bans public procession

In view of prevailing security challenges in Plateau State and as part of measures to further protect lives and properties of citizens, the state government has placed an indefinite ban on public processions in all parts of the state.

Killings: NASFAT sues for peace in Plateau

An Islamic group, Nasrul Lahil-Fatih Society (NASFAT) has condemned the violence and killings in some parts of the country, especially the June 24 killings in Plateau, and called for peace and harmonious co-existence everywhere in the country.

Killings: Police arrest 8 suspected bandits in Benue

The Nigeria Police Force said it had arrested four suspected bandits in connection with several killings in Benue.
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Plateau government reviews curfew on three local governments

The Plateau State Government has reviewed the curfew it imposed in three local governments of Jos South, Riyom and Barkin Ladi from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily

Plateau killings: Security operatives arrest six more suspects

Six more suspects, who allegedly partook in the multiple killings in 11 communities in the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, have been arrested by the Special Military Task Force codenamed Operation Safe Haven, and will be paraded today (Monday).

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WHO: Nigeria strengthens surveillance to curb spread of coronavirus

World Health Organisation (WHO) says that Nigeria as one of the African countries with high number of COVID-19 cases, is strengthening surveillance to help stem the spread of the virus.

Customs officer shoots motorist in Oyo

An officer of the Nigerian Customs reportedly shot an executive member of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers, Lateef Aboki, in the chest on Friday at Iseyin-Moniya park in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Eyitayo Jegede, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, has sought the support of former president Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of the October 10 poll.

Ondo guber: PDP candidate seeks ex-President Obasanjo’s blessings

Eyitayo Jegede, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, has sought the support of former president Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of the October 10 poll.

Former minister rejects APC reconciliation committee

A former Minister of Communication and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has rejected the reconciliation committee set up by the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Late Senator Abiola Ajimobi, to reconcile the aggrieved members of the party in the state.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo guber: Governor Akeredolu’s work will speak for him during election – APC chair

Chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress in Ondo State, Ade Adetimehin, has said that the various developmental projects scattered across the state would speak for the governor Rotimi Akeredolu during the October 10 governorship election.