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The forum observed that “a trend seems to emerge in the Middle Belt states of Nigeria, such that there is a correlation between President Muhammadu Buhari's visit and bloodshed during such visits. And we are concerned that if this is the change Nigeria bargained for? “In Plateau State, our heritage is ...
This is very true of the Nigerian elite that took over the affairs of this nation after the civil war that “kept Nigeria one” (whatever that means). Before the war, the ... His native Plateau State has all but been conquered by the Fulani militias who have been savaging its local communities since 2002. It was from ...

A Pressure Group within the All Progressive Congress APC in Plateau State Grassroots Movement For Good Governance has condemns and refuted reports ... the APC chairman who has distinguished himself and paid the Price of service for the Party to strengthen democracy in Plateau State and Nigeria.
The Assembly, however, held that the nation's security architecture needs overhaul, adding that of Plateau especially deserves urgent review, citing the alleged one-sided attacks. A particular legislator noted that it was only in a country like Nigeria that semantics come to play in a matter of security. He said: ...
Plateau state government says it has embarked on the completion of various road projects in its works sector to boost infrastructure development in the state. Mr Pam Botman, Commissioner for Works said this on Tuesday in Jos during the inauguration of the state's board of Road Maintenance Agency.
The Plateau State House of Assembly on Tuesday set up a special six-member committee to investigate persistent killings in the state. The member representing Rukuba/Irigwe state constituency, Simon Kudu, raised the motion at Tuesday's sitting. According to Mr Kudu, ”one too many persons” lamented ...

Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Health has interrupted transmission of river blindness in two large states and as a result will stop mass drug administration (MDA) ... “River blindness has burdened Nigerians since the days of our ancestors,” said Professor Isaac Adewole, honorable minister of health for Nigeria.
Foremost Northern Nigeria's Islamic group, the Jamaatu Nasril Islam (JNI), has condemned in strong terms the resurgence of violence in Plateau State. ... Local Government Area of Plateau State on Wednesday, 14th March 2018, as well as Rukuba Chiefdom in the same Bassa Local Government Area.”.
President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to arrest the cycle of violence that has engulfed some parts of the country. Speaking Thursday in Jos, Plateau State at a Town Hall meeting in the course of his two-day official visit to the state, Buhari who also launched the Plateau State Roadmap ...
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State says the party is strategizing and working hard towards reclaiming power in the state come ... said that the desire of the party was to reclaim its lost mandate of 2015 to restore the faith and confidence of the citizens of the state as Nigerians.
Plateau State youth activist, Comrade Pius Hommen, has charged Nigerians, particularly the youths of Plateau State, to commit themselves to the unity, peace and progress of the state in particular and Nigeria in general. Mr. Hommen stated this while addressing a crowd of youths on the occasion of his ...
The death toll of the current Lassa fever outbreak in the country has risen from 73 to 90 persons and 913 to 1,081 suspected cases across 18 states. ... (nine), Nasarawa (two), Ebonyi (18), Plateau (one), Kogi (one) Imo (one) and Ekiti (one) with ten new deaths in confirmed cases from five states Ondo (two), ...
The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has sworn in 23 commissioners and three new permanent secretaries into his expanded cabinet. ... Among the new commissioners was Yakubu Datti, the immediate past General Manager (Information) at the Federal Airport of Nigeria, who was named ...
Jos – Plateau State Government has suspended the operations of commercial tricycles operators, popularly known as Keke NAPEP in Jos and Bukuru metropolis, following Monday's violent demonstrations by the operators. Permanent secretary Cabinet and Special Services to the state government, ...
Plateau State government has suspended tricycle, Keke NAPEP, operations in Jos/Bukuru metropolis, following the operators' protests against a policy that made it mandatory for them to pay some charges and train before they can be issued licences. The protest led to the invasion of the office of Federal ...
Following a violent protest and destruction of property by protesting tricycle operators in Jos, the Plateau State Government has banned the operation of tricycles within Jos and Bukuru metropolis till further notice. A statement signed by the permanent secretary, cabinet and special duties, Shiolbial ...
Plateau State Government says it has recruited a total of 834 teachers for its Primary and Secondary Schools. Chief Vonjen Lar, Chairman of the State Teachers' Service Commission said the measure was part of Governor Simon Lalong's effort to reduce the rate of unemployment in the state and to improve ...

Some of the teachers who lost their jobs are among those who failed to tender the minimum teaching qualification certificates as required by the state's Teaching Service Commission. The Chairman of the state's Universal Basic Education, Mathew Sule, made this disclosure on Wednesday in Jos, the state ...
The Chairman of Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board, PSUBEB, Mathew Sule, made this known in Jos during an advocacy visit by the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, to the state. According to Voice of Nigeria online, Mr. Sule said Plateau State was the first to put the Junior Girls ...
Jos, 26 January 2018 - His Excellency, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State says the World Health Organization (WHO) occupies a central position in the development of the health system in Nigeria and improvement of the health status of the population. The Governor, who made the statement when ...
To the average Nigerian, Plateau State is a great delight. It is not just because of cold weather. No, far from that; apart from being the Home of Peace and Tourism, it is also described as the belt that holds Nigeria together. But all these positive appellations are now history. In Plateau State, the fear of Fulani ...
The Chairman, Teachers Service Commission (TSC), Vonjen Lar, allayed the teachers' fears of sack in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos. Mr. Lar explained that all the 834 newly recruited teachers would be posted to some of the Junior and Senior Secondary Schools in the state.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has created six additional ministries to the 17 ministries in the state, bringing the total to 23. Five of the ministries were carved out from the existing ones. Rufus Bature, Secretary to the Government of Plateau, announced the creation of the new ministries. Mr. Bature said ...


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