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Gunmen storm Plateau community, kill pregnant woman, eight others

No fewer than nine people were massacred in Bassa Local government area of Plateau State when gunmen stormed the area and opened fire on residents.

Lalong not under self-isolation – Plateau SSG

Secretary to Plateau State Government, Prof. Danladi Abok Atu, has yesterday, debunked insinuations that Governor Simon Bako Lalong was under self- isolation noting that the insinuation was far from the realities on ground.

US honours Plateau Imam who saved 200 Christians with Religious Freedom Award

83-year-old Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, who hid 200 Christians from suspected bandits in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State has been announced as one of the recipients of the 2019 US International Religious Freedom Award.

Three die, several others injured as three-story building collapses in Jos

The city of Jos, the Plateau State capital, was yesterday evening thrown into pandemonium following a collapse of a three-storey building at Butcher lane of Jos North Local Government Area, killing three people and leaving scores of others wounded.

Gov Lalong denies plans to create Hausa/Fulani Chiefdom in Jos-north LG

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has denied allegations that his government was making moves to impose an emirate traditional council in Jos over the indigenous natives of the locality.

Unijos Student Emerges Plateau Assembly Speaker

A fresh member of the Plateau State House of Assembly representing Jos East constituency, and 500 level Law student of the University of Jos, Ayuba Nuhu Abok, has emerged Speaker of the Ninth Assembly.

BREAKING: Simon Lalong emerges chairman of Northern Governors Forum

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has emerged chairman of the Northern Governors Forum for a four year term

Plateau approves establishment of Jos-north, Riyom traditional councils

Plateau State government has approved the establishment of Jos-North and Riyom Traditional Councils out of the present Jos- North Traditional Council headed by the Jos monarch, Da Gyang Buba, the Gbong- Gwom Jos.

2 herdsmen, 300 cows killed in Plateau – Miyetti Allah

Military authorities, in charge of Operation Safe Haven (OPHS), in the State have also confirmed the incident though could not give figures.

Plateau PDP ‘sacks’ Chairman, Deputy for alleged fraud

The Plateau chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has passed a vote of no confidence on its Chairman, Damishi Sango, and the Deputy Chairman, Amos Gombi.

APC’s Lalong reelected as Plateau Governor

Incumbent Governor Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared reelected for another four years after Saturday’s supplementary election.

Plateau APC Lawmaker dies hours after winning election

Bashir Sati, the APC Secretary in the state, confirmed the lawmaker’s death to NAN on Sunday in Jos, the Plateau State capital.

Despite schools’ rot in Adamawa, Gov. Bindow donates school bus, hostels block to Plateau state

The Adamawa state Governor, Sen. Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla Bindow has on Friday donated a hostel block and a brand-new bus to his Alma Mater, ECWA Secondary School Miango in Jos, the Plateau state capital. 

PLATEAU KILLING: Brave Imam saves 260 Christians from attackers

A Brave Muslim Imam has saved about 262 person fleeing from gunmen who had invaded Nghar Yelwa village in the Barikin Ladi local government area of Plateau state by hiding them in a Mosque and his house.
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