Friday, June 11, 2021


Plateau State

Plateau govt designates 7 courts to try 307 suspected looters

The Secretary to the Government of Plateau State, Prof. Danladi Atu, said 7 courts have been designated for the prosecution of 307 persons suspected of looting public and private properties in the State.

Plateau govt sacks 122 school teachers

The Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, has sacked 122 primary school teachers discovered to have gained employment with fake certificates.

Gunmen kill village head, 5 others in Plateau

Unidentified gunmen have killed Chungyang Mwadkon, the acting Village Head of Wereng community in Riyom Local Government area of Plateau.

Max Air begins Abuja-Jos flight

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau on Monday inaugurated the operations of Max Air flights from Abuja to Jos, following the signing of Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, between the state government and Max Air on September 1, 2020.

Gunmen kill 5 persons in Plateau

The Police Command in Plateau has confirmed the killing of five persons by some unidentified gunmen at K/Vom community of Vwang District in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.

JNI petitions Plateau CP over alleged stockpiling of weapons at Jos Central Mosque

The Jama'atul Nasril Islam, JNI, Plateau State chapter, has petitioned the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka, over an online publication alleging that Fulani herdsmen were planning to stockpile weapons at the Jos Central Mosque.

Barkin-ladi: Lalong condemns murder of traditional leader in Plateau LG

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has condemned the murder of Da Bulus Janka, the Acting Gwom Rwey Foron community in Barkin-ladi Local Government Area of the state.

COVID-19 gulps N366m in Plateau – Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau said the State Government had spent about N366.5 million to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

COVID-19: Plateau in community transmission stage as 58 health workers test positive – Lalong  

The Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has disclosed that no fewer than 58 health workers have contracted COVID-19, just as he said that the state is now in the community transmission stage.

I will restore total peace in Plateau before 2023 – Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has promised to ensure that total peace returns to the state before his tenure expires in 2023.

COVID-19: Lalong bans commercial tricycle operations in Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has banned the operation of commercial tricycles in the state with effect from Saturday, May 23, as part of efforts to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

PDP suspends 8 members for alleged anti-party activities in Plateau

The Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau has suspended eight members of the party for constituting a rival State’s Caretaker Committee.

COVID-19: Lalong relaxes lockdown in Plateau

The Plateau State Government has announced a relaxation of its total lockdown directive between April 30 and May 3 to enable residents restock.

No records destroyed in CBN Jos branch fire outbreak – Official

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, says no damage was done to its records in the fire outbreak in its Jos branch on Tuesday.

STF commander calls for synergy to end insecurity in Plateau

The Commander of the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven, OPSH, Maj.-Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, has called for stronger tie between security agencies toward ending all forms of insecurity in Plateau.

COVID-19: Lalong places one-week lockdown on Plateau Friday

The Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has placed a one-week "total lockdown" on the state effective from Thursday midnight to curb the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19: Lalong orders arrest of lockdown defaulters in Plateau

Plateau Governor Simon Lalong, on Friday ordered the arrest of defaulters of the state government’s restriction order aimed at curbing the spread of Corona virus, COVID-19.

COVID-19: Plateau JNI lauds Lalong’s lockdown directive, calls for compliance

The Plateau State Chapter of the Jama'atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has declared its support and solidarity to the lockdown directive given by Governor Simon Lalong as a measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Lalong hails Buhari for appointing Justice Mensem as acting President of Court of Appeal

The Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Justice Dongban Mensem as the acting president of the Court of Appeal.

NDLEA intercepts 1,360 rounds of live ammunition on Bauchi-Jos highway

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Bauchi State Command has intercepted 1,360 rounds of live ammunition of 7.6mm caliber during a motorised patrol along Bauchi-Jos Road.

Why we prefer second hand clothes – Jos residents

Some residents of Jos in Plateau, have said that they preferred second hand clothes, popularly called “Okirika”, because they were more durable compared to new ones usually obtained in boutiques.

SSS advocates death penalty for kidnappers in Plateau

The new director of State Security Service, SSS, in Plateau State, Ibrahim Nyam-Sale, has advocated for dead penalty against insurgents, kidnappers and perpetrators of heinous crimes in the state.

Policeman arrested for shooting friend to death at beer parlor

A High Court in Plateau on Wednesday, ordered that a former Police Sergeant, James Moses, 33, who allegedly shot his friend to death, be remanded in correctional centre.

JUST IN: Plateau senator is dead

The Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District, Ignatius Longjan, is dead after an illness.

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