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Plateau State

26 Aug
Attackers shot dead at least 36 people and destroyed buildings in a night raid on a village near the central Nigerian city of Jos, officials said on Wednesday (August 25), in an area hit by repeated ethnic clashes. The gunmen went house to house killing residents in Yelwa Zangam late on Tuesday (August 24), a military spokesman said. Troops struggled to get to the area as a bridge had been destroyed, he added.
16 Oct 2020
The EndSARS protesters who were demonstrating peacefully in Jos, the Plateau State capital were attacked by Nigerian police officers with live ammunition.
3 Mar 2020
Plateau State government says 43 people including Chinese and Nigerians have been isolated in Wase local government as precautionary measure over Coronavirus
23 Sep 2019
APC governors different from other parties says Dep. Governor Plateau State
5 Aug 2019
Plateau's temperate and tropical weather condition makes it possible to produce all sorts of crops including exotic ones such as coffee. Coffee farmers in Plateau State believe the crop has huge potentials and when harnessed properly, could become an economic asset for the region. But this is hardly achievable because most of the farmers have to face several challenges including diseases, lack of off takers, insecurity or poor yields.
30 Jun 2018
Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the government has concluded arrangements to deploy more troops to Plateau state as it moves to curtail the recent violence that has led to the loss of many lives.
26 Jun 2018
No fewer than 120 persons were reportedly killed by herdsmen over the weekend across some villages in Plateau State. Over 200 others sustained gunshot injuries in Barkin Ladi, Mangu and Riyom local government areas of the state.
18 Mar 2018
Reps asks FG to take firm action against armed Herdsmen in Plateau State.
16 Mar 2018
8 years after his arraignment, former governor of Plateau state, Joshua Dariye will on Tuesday, June 12 face judgment over alleged N1.162 billion fraud preferred against him.
10 Mar 2018
Buhari launches tractor ownership scheme in Plateau State.
16 Dec 2017
British High Commissioner visits Plateau State.

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