Tags : Plateau State

Three Persons Killed, Others Injured As Gunmen Attack Plateau

Gunmen have killed three Persons in an attack in Hukke Village of Miango in Irigwe Chiefdom, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. Three others sustained gunshot injuries during the attack on Monday, October 4, 2021. A statement by the Secretary-General of Irigwe Development Association, Mr Danjuma Auta identified the deceased as: Barry Ive 42; […]

Gunmen Kill Police Commander, Seven Others In Plateau

The Commander, Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team based in Mangu, Plateau State, Mr Abdulrahaman Isah, has been killed by gunmen. It was reported that the Police personnel and seven other persons were killed by their assailants on Sunday evening, August 23, 2021, at Kwoi, a community in the Mangu Local Government Area of […]

“Ex-MILAD Usman Left Indelible Marks In Oyo” -Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has paid tribute to former Military Administrator of the State, Colonel Ahmed Usman who died at the age of 70 in Jos, the Plateau State Capital. Governor Makinde described the death of the retired Colonel Usman as painful, and prayed for the repose of his Soul. In a statement […]

NCDC Confirms Human Cases Of Bird Flu in Seven States

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has revealed that Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger States have reported confirmed human cases of Avian Influenza H5N1, also called Bird Flu. NCDC Director General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, announced this in an interview with Newsmen in Abuja. He was giving highlights of the epidemiological situation […]

Plateau Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19

Plateau State Governor, Mr Simon Lalong, has tested positive for Coronavirus disease. The Director of Press and Publicity to the Governor, Dr Makut Macham, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, December 17, 2020. He explained that the Governor took the test along with members of his family while his result came out positive but […]

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 […]