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May, 2020

  • 11 May

    I’ve Lost Two Friends To COVID-19, Reveals Lalong

    Simon Lalong, Governor of Plateau State, has urged residents of the state and Nigerians, in general, not to be careless as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic persists, saying he has lost two friends to the dreaded disease. Read Also: 17 Deaths Recorded As NCDC Confirms 248 New COVID-19 Cases Governor Lalong, …

April, 2020

  • 24 April

    Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Increases To 981 As NCDC Confirms 108 New Cases

    A total of 108 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed late Thursday. Read Also: COVID-19: We Are Disappointed With China Over Racism Against Nigerians, Says FG In a post on its Twitter handle, the centre said 78 …

  • 21 April

    Fire Guts CBN Office In Jos

    Fire gutted a part of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) office in Jos, the Plateau State capital, on Tuesday. Read Also: Save Your Prayers For Sick Patients, Says COVID-19 Positive CNN Reporter The apex confirmed the incident in a terse statement on its verified Twitter page on Tuesday. According to …

  • 16 April

    Nine Killed, 22 Houses Razed By Gunmen In Plateau

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    The Plateau State police command has confirmed that nine persons were killed, after suspected gunmen attacked Hura village in Kwali District of Bassa Local Government Area on Tuesday. The police also said 22 houses, two motorcycles and two generators were destroyed by the attackers. ASP Ubah Ogaba, spokesperson of the …

March, 2020

  • 22 March

    Bride In Coma As Groom Dies On Wedding Day In Plateau

    A man identified as Samuel Yarling has reportedly died on March 21, his wedding day, in Jos, Plateau State. Read Also: I’ll Cleanse Nigeria Of Coronavirus – Ogboni Cult Leader It was gathered that the deceased, who was set to marry his heartthrob, Helen Weze, died in the early hours of …

February, 2020

  • 5 February

    Killings: Lalong To Introduce Community Policing In Plateau

    Simon Lalong, Plateau State governor, has said his administration is exploring the possibility of introducing community policing through indigenous options to secure the state. Read Also: Police Arrest Suspected Ritualists With Human Skulls, Liver Recovered From Cemetry, Mortuary Lalong made the disclosure on Tuesday, while declaring open a general stakeholders meeting …

January, 2020

  • 31 January

    Police Arrest Fulani Leaders In Plateau Over Killings

    The Plateau State Police Command said it has arrested Fulani and community leaders from Mangu, Bokkos, Barkin Ladi and Riyom Local Government Areas of the state, over recent killings by suspected herdsmen. Read Also: Almanjiris, Children Displaced By Insurgency Constitute Danger To Nigeria’s Future – Okorocha The arrested persons have been …

  • 29 January

    Killings: Arrest Fulani Leaders Until They Produce Suspects, Lalong Orders Security Agencies

    Simon Lalong, Plateau State governor, has ordered the arrest of all Fulani traditional leaders in the state, following an attack by suspected herders over the weekend that saw 13 people killed in Kwatas village, Bokkos Local Government Area. Read Also: Insecurity: Senate Passes Vote Of No Confidence On Military, Police, Others …

  • 27 January

    Again, Gunmen Kill 13 People In Plateau


    Gunmen have again killed 13 people, including two women at Kwatas village in Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State on Sunday. Most of the victims were said to be youths, Daily Nigerian quotes eyewitnesses as saying. ASP Abu Gabriel, spokesperson for the state police command, confirmed the incident, which …

  • 14 January

    Revive ‘Operation Rainbow’ In Plateau, Group Tells Lalong After Recent Attack 

    A group under the auspices of the Plateau Heritage Movement, has called on the state government to consider reviving Operation Rainbow to address insecurity in the state. This is coming following the recent attacks by gunmen in Plateau State. Operation Rainbow is a homegrown security outfit established in the state …

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