Posts Tagged ‘Plateau’

Coronavirus: Plateau quarantines three Chinese

by Seun Adeuyion February 29, 2020
Three Chinese have been quarantined in  Wase local government area of Plateau state over concerns that they may have contracted coronavirus. Nimkong Ndam, the state commissioner of health, who confirmed the development, said the men arrived the state from Ethiopia on Friday. Ndam said they were in the state for mining activities. Dan Manjang, Plateau commissioner […]

Three killed as gunmen attack Plateau community again

by Seun Adeuyion February 11, 2020
Gunmen on Sunday  attacked Pyana village in  the Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State, killing three people. Breaking times  learnt that the gangsters, who shot indiscriminately,   also burnt farms belonging to some of  the villagers. Riyom’s  representative in the state House of Assembly, Mr Timothy Dantong,  who confirmed the attack, told newsmen in Jos  […]

Plateau govt declares Friday public holiday, celebrates forgiveness day

by Seun Adeuyion February 7, 2020
The Plateau State Government has again declared Friday, (today) as a work-free day to celebrate the day of forgiveness and reconciliation. Governor Simon Lalong had in February 7 last year inaugurated  the ‘Garden of Forgiveness’ in Jos, the state capital. The Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Danladi Atu, in a statement on Thursday said  […]