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

by Seun Adeuyion April 30, 2020
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

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 2, 2020
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

by Seun Adeuyion January 24, 2020
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

by Seun Adeuyion January 22, 2020
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, […]

Mining pit collapse in Jos, 6 comfirmed dead.

by Breaking Timeson December 18, 2019
Six persons have been reported dead as mining pit collapsed on Tuesday at Zawan Community in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau. Mr Gwottson Fom, Member representing Jos South Constituency in the State House of Assembly confirmed the incident. Fom said that the ages of the victims ranged from 20 to 27, describing the […]

Tension rises in Plateau over council poll

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 8, 2019
The inability of the Plateau State government to swear-in Joshua Lanven of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as elected chairman of Langtang North Local government of the state is generating tension capable of disrupting peace in the locality. Council elections were held in December 2018, results were declared and aggrieved parties approached the election tribunal […]