Tags : Plateau State

DSS Invites Ex-CBN Deputy Governor Mailafia

The Department of State Security Services (DSS) has once again invited the former deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafia, to its office in Jos, the Plateau State Capital. Dr Mailafia, who was also the presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has previously been interrogated by officials of […]

COVID-19: Plateau Records First Death

Plateau State has recorded its first COVID-19 death and this is coming shortly after the state government reviewed the lockdown in the state from Monday to Wednesday every week. Governor Simon Lalong disclosed this during a broadcast where he said the review will remain until further notice. Plateau state currently has twenty-one confirmed cases, seventeen […]

COVID-19: Plateau Bans Movement Within State

The Plateau State Government has banned all movements within the State in order to curb the community spread of Coronavirus. In his address on Thursday, April 30, 2020, Governor Simon Lalong said the move is part of his administration’s efforts in tackling the virus following the only confirmed case in the State. The Governor noted […]

Lawan Condoles With Gbajabiamila Over Death Of Mother-In-Law

The Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has condoled with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila over the death of his mother-in-law, Madam Mildred Bisalla. In a statement issued on Monday by his Special Adviser (Media), Mr Ola Awoniyi, the Senate President commiserated with Rt Hon. Gbajabiamila’s wife, family, and friends […]

COVID-19: Governor Lalong, Family Test Negative

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong and members of his family have tested negative to the coronavirus after carrying out the test. Reacting to the results, Lalong said he and his family decided to take the test in order to help in tackling the rising stigma that is gradually building up on the disease and making […]

Plateau Governor Orders Workers To Work From Home, Shuts Markets

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has directed workers from grade level one to 12 in the state to start working from home and that markets should be shut. The order is said to take effect from Wednesday, March 25, 2020. The decision was made after an emergency meeting of the state executive council as part […]

Coronavirus: All 43 Suspects In Plateau Are Negative Says Health

Commissioner for health, Plateau State Dr. Nimkong Larndam has said there is no confirmed case of coronavirus in Plateau state. The commissioner however said the 43 persons had to be isolated for 14 days in order not to take chances. Larndam gave the confirmation yesterday in a press conference held in his office to disabused […]

Plateau Senator, Ignatius Longjan, Dies At 75

Senator Ignatius Longjan, has been confirmed dead. Longjan was the lawmaker representing Plateau South Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly. Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, announced this in a statement on Monday, February 10, 2020. The lawmaker, who once served as the Deputy Governor of Plateau, was said to have died […]

Supreme Court Resumes Hearing Of Governorship Appeals From Sokoto, Others

The Supreme Court has continued the hearing of the governorship appeals from six States of the Federation. Proceedings resumed at the Apex Court in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory one day after the Court adjourned until Tuesday, January 14, 2020. The Court is hearing the appeals filed by some governorship candidates in Sokoto, Imo, Kano, […]

Plateau Road crash Claims two Lives

Road crash along Vom-Ganawuri-Manchok road in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State has killed two persons and injured one. The Public Education Officer of Plateau State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Mr Andrew Bala, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, December 23, 2019, in Jos. According […]