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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

Plateau killing: Revenge has no place in multi-ethnic, religious society – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said that revenge, hatred and violent attacks should have no place in a multi-ethnic, and multi-religious society like Nigeria.
Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong condemns killings in Plateau

The governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has condemned the recent attack and killing of innocent people in Kwatas village in Bokkos local government area of the state.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

10 killed by unknown gunmen in Plateau

Ten people, were on Sunday killed by unknown gunmen around Kwatas village, in Bokkos LGA of Plateau State.
Simon Lalong

Plateau government to inaugurate 80-bed capacity hospital in Riyom

Plateau State Government is set to inaugurate an 80-bed capacity hospital at Riyom, headquarters of Riyom Local Government Area, as part of its efforts to ensure access to quality health care service delivery in rural areas.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has expressed deep sadness over the distressing video released by the Islamic State West Africa Province, showing the purported execution of Mr. Ropvil Dalyep, a student hostage from Plateau.

Plateau speaker condemns killing of UNIMAID student by terrorists

The Speaker, Plateau House of Assembly, Mr Abok Ayuba, on Thursday expressed sadness over the tragic murder of Ropvil Dalep, a Plateau indigene, who was abducted on Jan. 9, in Borno alongside two other indigenes of the state, by Islamic State West Africa Province.

PFN, Northern governors condemn killing of CAN chairman

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has condemned the gruesome killing of the Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi, by Islamic State’s West Africa Province, ISWAP, after refusing a ransom of N50 million.
Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong seeks federal government’s assistance to resettle Plateau displaced persons

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to assist the state in its efforts to resettle internally displaced persons.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap ex-commssioner’s daughter, demand N5 million ransom

The Spokesman for the Plateau State Police Command, Mr. Mathias Tyopev, on Tuesday confirmed the abduction of the daughter of a former Commissioner for Tourism in the state, Mr Peter Mwadkon, by gunmen who attacked their family house in Kwata Community, Jos South Local Government Area of the state.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Supreme Court: Senator Useni urges Plateau people to remain peaceful

The Plateau State governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lt Gen Jeremiah Useni (retd) has urged the people of Plateau to remain peaceful following the Supreme Court judgement affirming Simon Lalong of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as state governor.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: It would have been major blow if APC lost Kano, Plateau

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said it would been disastrous for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, if it had lost the politically strategic states, of Kano and Plateau at the Supreme Court.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

Kogi governor congratulates Simon Lalong on Supreme Court victory

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has sent hearty felicitations to Plateau State Governor and Chairman, Northern Governors' Forum, Simon Bako Lalong on his victory at the Supreme Court.
The recently released Jennifer Ukambong Samuel has confirmed she met with Alice, who was abducted by members of the Boko Haram sect about two years ago.

Jennifer Samuel: I saw Alice Loksha, she said Grace Taku, Leah Sharibu are fine

The recently released Jennifer Ukambong Samuel has confirmed she met with Alice, who was abducted by members of the Boko Haram sect about two years ago.
The Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Hon. Dan Manjang, has encouraged Berom students at home and abroad to channel their energies towards promoting peaceful coexistence in Plateau and Nigeria.

Plateau commissioner urges Berom students to promote peaceful coexistence

The Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Hon. Dan Manjang, has encouraged Berom students at home and abroad to channel their energies towards promoting peaceful coexistence in Plateau and Nigeria.

Aisha Buhari, Garba Shehu reconcile at son’s wedding

The wedding of Muhammad Garba Shehu and Zuwaira Umar Faruk, on Friday reconciled First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

Plateau youths sack chairman over financial recklessness, abuse of office

Youths in Plateau State, under the aegis of Plateau Youth Council, have sacked their Chairman, Dr. Jemchnag Fabong, over alleged abuse of office and gross misconduct.

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.
Simon Lalong

Plateau governor commends security agents over rescue of kidnapped aid workers

Plateau State Governor Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong commended the security agencies particularly the Department of State Services for the rescue of five kidnapped aid workers by the Boko Haram terrorist group including Jennifer Ukambomg Samuel, a nurse from Plateau State.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court shifts hearing in appeals against Benue, Plateau, Adamawa, Sokoto governors

The Supreme Court on Tuesday shifted hearing in the appeals against the election of Governors Samuel Ortom of Benue State and Simon Lalong of Plateau State and two other governors, citing a heavy workload.

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Lassa fever: NMA faults Nigeria’s preparedness for disease outbreaks

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has described the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country as a reflection of the abysmally low level of preparedness in handling infectious diseases, especially viral hemorrhagic fever, at all levels of healthcare delivery.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

MURIC: Amotekun should not target any group for victimization

THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) yesterday advised the South-west states Governors that the new security organization code name Amotekun should not lean towards any religion or target any ethnic group for victimization.

PANDEF: Federal government should overhaul security architecture

Pan Niger Delta Forum, the South-South regional group in it’s reaction, said the Federal Government should immediately overhaul the nation’s security architecture and apparatus.
China has sent 450 military medical staff, including professionals who have experience in the fight against SARS or Ebola, to the novel coronavirus hardest-hit city of Wuhan.

China sends medics to Wuhan as coronavirus death toll rises to 80

Hundreds of medics are being sent to help deal with a rising number of cases of the new coronavirus in China’s central metropolis of Wuhan, health authorities said on Monday.

Full list of no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Monday banned okada and tricycle riders in six Local Governments, nine Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, major highways and bridges in the state.