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Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Gunmen kill family of six in Plateau

A family of six members have been wiped-out by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in Dangwal Village of Ganawuri District of Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State.
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Court stops Governor Lalong from tampering with Gbong Gwon Jos stool

A Plateau State High Court on Thursday issued an interim injunction stopping Governor Simon Lalong from tampering with the composition of the Gbong Gwom Jos Traditional Council.

Governor Lalong: Plateau ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage

The Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has assured that his government is prepared and ready to pay the N30,000 national minimum wage to workers as signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Plateau government shuts down over 100 illegal schools

The Plateau State Government has shut down more than 100 illegal schools across 17 Local Government Areas (LGA) Mr Jude Dakur, the Commissioner for Secondary Education said.
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Over 100 illegal schools shut down in Plateau

The Plateau State Government has shut down more than 100 illegal schools across 17 Local Government Areas (LGA) Mr. Jude Dakur, the Commissioner for Secondary Education said.
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NLC urges Governor Lalong to end strikes in Plateau’s tertiary institutions

The Plateau chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress Chairman, Comrade Eugene Manji, has advised Plateau state government to go into dialogue with state unions of tertiary institutions by addressing the issues that made them to go on indefinite strike.

N6.34 billion fraud: Defendant didn’t indict Senator Jang under duress – witness tells court

The N6.3 billion alleged fraud trial of the erstwhile governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, continued on Thursday at the High Court of Plateau State, in Jos, the state capital, before Justice Daniel Longi with the prosecution witness stating that the second defendant, Yusuf Pam, a former cashier in Plateau State Government House, indicted Mr Jang for corruption by his own free will.

Groups urge Plateau lawmakers to reject water privatisation

Trade unions and civil society groups on Tuesday mounted pressure on members of the Plateau State House of Assembly to expunge privatisation clauses from a bill on the water sector.

Governor Lalong to rebuild burnt multi-billion Jos Main Market

The Plateau Government says it is set to start rebuilding the multi-billion Jos Main Market burnt in 2004.

ECWA college seeks government support on ICT training

The ECWA International College of Technology (EICT) in Jos is seeking partnership with the Plateau Government to train secondary school students in Information Communication Technology (ICT) and robotic skills.

N6.3 billion fraud: EFCC presents more witnesses against Senator Jang

The trial of Jonah Jang, former governor of Plateau State, continued with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) presenting more witnesses against him and Yusuf Gyang Pam, a cashier of the Office of the Secretary to the State Government.

Nigeria Prisons not taking Senator Dariye abroad for treatment – spokesman

The Nigeria Prisons Service has said it would not fly out a former Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye, who is reportedly suffering from kidney disease, for treatment abroad.
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Official: No jihad in Plateau

The Plateau State Government has dismissed rumours in social media that President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Simon Lalong and the Plateau community have signed a pact for a Jihad in the state.

NBC shuts Jay FM over alleged breach of broadcasting code

The National Broadcasting Commission has shut a private radio station, Jay FM, in Jos, Plateau State, for alleged breach of broadcasting code of conduct.

Five dead as Plateau records 17 new cases of Lassa fever

The Plateau State Government on Sunday confirmed that there are 17 new Lassa Fever cases in the state, adding that “five have so far died of the fever in the past few days”.

Plateau records 17 new Lassa fever cases, 5 deaths

Commissioner for Health in the State Dr. Kamshak Kuden, while confirming the new cases of Lassa Fever said so far the state has recorded five deaths within the past few days.

Official: Why we introduced dress codes for Plateau teachers

The Plateau State Government has introduced a dress code for teachers in its primary school teachers as part of measures to promote acceptable values among the children.

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