Posts Tagged ‘Plateau State’

COVID-19: VSF Donates N119m Worth Of Items To Plateau State

By Seun Adeuyi Victims Support Fund (VSF) task force on COVID-19 has donated foodstuff and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth N119 million Plateau State Government for distribution to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and the vulnerable in Plateau State. The donation was inline with the programme for the third phase of distribution of food items and […]

300 Suspected Looters Undergo Trial In Plateau State

The Plateau State Government yesterday begun the prosecution of over 300 suspected looters and arsonists in the state. The suspects were accused of looting, criminal trespass and inciting public disturbance, among other charges. They had been in military and police detention after they were arrested in different parts of Jos and the Bukuru metropolis between […]

Full Text Of Gov Simon Lalong Address On The Continuation Of Total Lockdown In Plateau

Following the confirmation of a COVID-19 index case in Plateau State, Governor Simon Lalong has said his administration will certainly have to redouble its efforts at combating the pandemic by cutting off community transmission and blocking more imported cases. In a televised address, on Thursday, Lalong said the only way “we can do this is […]

BREAKING| 4 Chinese quarantined in Plateau test negative to coronavirus

The four Chinese nationals placed in quarantine on Saturday over suspicion of coronavirus have all tested negative to the disease. This was made known on Monday by the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, at a press conference, where he also revealed, that they have all “been tested at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reference […]

Lassa fever: Plateau records 5 cases – Commissioner

Plateau State Commissioner of Health, Dr Nimkong Ndam, has confirmed five cases of Lassa fever in the state. Ndam told newsmen in Jos that the patients of the ailment had been admitted in two hospitals in the state, adding that three of them were undergoing treatment; one had completed treatment, while the fifth one had […]

Plateau ex-commisioner’s daughter kidnapped

The PRO of 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 a by gunmen. The gunmen attacked their family house in Kwata community in the Jos South Local Government Area of the state. Mathias said, […]