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Plateau government out to fish out ghost workers

By Peter Amine/Jos Plateau Government has begun investigating the actual number of civil servants in its employ, the new Head of Service (HoS), Mr Sunday...

Simon Lalong vows to complete abandoned projects

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau said he would strive to complete all projects he initiated and some inherited ones before his second term ends.

Plateau speaker mourns Jethro Akun

The Speaker, Plateau State House of Assembly, Abok Ayuba, has described as shocking, the death of former deputy governor of the state and elder statesman, Chief Jethro Akun.

Gov. Lalong lauds COVID-19 research team in Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong has commended Plateau state’s research team on COVID-19 and other infectious diseases for making a headway in the preclinical trials of drugs it formulated for the treatment of COVID-19.

How ex-governor Jang diverted Plateau’s N2bn MSME fund in 5 days – Banker

The trial of former Plateau State governor, Senator Jonah David Jang and a former cashier in the Office of the Secretary to the State...

Governor Lalong lifts curfew on Jos

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong, has directed the lifting of 24-hour curfew imposed on Jos North and South Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State.

Plateau state now COVID-19 hotspot – PTF

Dr Sani Aliyu, Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) has said that Plateau state is now the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) hot centre as more cases are been confirmed in the state.

Plateau Gov. congratulates ex-COCIN president at 80

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has congratulated the former President of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), Rev. Musa Gotom, on his 80th birthday.

Coronavirus: Plateau topples Lagos, FCT, as NCDC announces increased cases

Plateau State on Friday stormed to the top of daily Coronavirus infection, toppling Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, as the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, announced 443 new cases.

Quarantined Chinese citizens test negative to Coronavirus

Nigeria's Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has confirmed that the four Chinese citizens quarantined in Plateau state have tested negative to coronavirus (COVID-19). 

4 Chinese men quarantined in Plateau state

The Plateau government has quarantined four Chinese nationals in line with measures to forestall the spread of Coronavirus disease 2019(COVID -19).

After 2 soldiers killed, army raids Plateau Fulani settlers, burns 100 homes

After killing two soldiers and injuring one other, Fulani settlers in X-Land Barkin Ladi in Plateau State have experienced the full rage of the Nigerian Army in return.

Boko Haram: Senate condemns Plateau killings, abductions

The Senate on Wednesday condemned the abduction and killings of Nigerian citizens from Plateau State by Boko Haram.

Plateau attack: We’ll defeat terrorism, banditry – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned attacks that resulted in the death of 15 persons in Plateau State, assuring that terrorism, banditry, kidnapping and associated crimes will be defeated.

FRSC commences “operation number plates verification”

The Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC), Plateau Sector Command, says it has commenced “operation number plates verification” in the state.

Herdsmen in another massacre in Kulben Village

Killer herdsmen are back in the business of wanton killing as they struck in a village in Mangu LGA of Plateau state early today.

Lalong vows to complete inherited projects

Gov. Simon of Plateau has said that he will complete projects he initiated before leaves office in 2023.

How Plateau became Nigeria’s 2nd least corrupt state – Lalong

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, on Tuesday, expressed delight at the Second Corruption Survey Report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) which placed the state as the second least corrupt state in Nigeria.

Unusual weather hits Jos, residents groan

Residents of Jos, Plateau State are lamenting what they call “unusual weather”, which compels them to adopt measures to cope with the condition.

Gov. Lalong swears-in 23 commissioners with charge for probity

Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau on Monday inaugurated 23 commissioners with a call on them to work toward achieving “tangible results”

Simon Lalong to opponents: We are all winners

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau said he, his opponents and the entire people of Plateau are all winners at the Governorship Elections Petitions Tribunal.

Plateau Govt sympathize with Jos fire victims

The Plateau Government and the Nigeria Police Force have sympathised with victims of the fire disaster which razed 40 shops at the Timber B line of Katako Market, Jos.

Indian hemp cultivated in 11 Plateau LGAs – NDLEA

The Plateau Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says cannabis sativa (Indian hemp) is currently cultivated in large scale in 11 local government areas of the state.

Witness recants in ex-governor Jang’s trial

Mr Yusuf Pam, former Plateau Government cashier, told a Jos High Court that all the statements he made against former Gov. Jonah Jang to the EFCC were obtained under compulsion and duress.

APC wins Pengana constituency by-election in Plateau

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Yakubu Sanda of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Saturday’s Pengana constituency by-election. Prof. Noel...

Plateau by-election: PDP alleges vote buying

The Plateau State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of vote buying in the...

PLHA decries paucity of qualified doctors in general hospitals

The Plateau House of Assembly has decried the paucity of qualified doctors in General Hospitals across the 17 Local Government Areas of the state.

Immunise your children now, Plateau govt urges parents

The Plateau Government on Saturday urged parents and guardians to ensure that all children below the age of five are immunised against the polio...

Plateau by-election: 66,725 voters to participate

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 66,725 voters will be participating in the by-election into the Pengana Constituency of Bassa Local Government Area...

Gov Lalong dissolves tertiary institutions’ governing councils

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has dissolved the governing councils of tertiary institutions in the state. Mr Richard Tokma, Acting Secretary to Plateau Government,...

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