Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Cross 40,000


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  • Riyom LGA gets neighborhood watch to fight insecurity.
  • Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Cross 40,000
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Efforts to address the security challenge in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau state received a boost at the week end with the inauguration of a neighborhood watch.


Jay FM reports that about 322 personnel were recruited into the neighborhood watch in the council area.


Council Chairman of Riyom LGA, Mafeng Gwallson,who performed the inauguration ceremony said the step was aimed at  complementing the efforts of the conventional security agents in  maintaining law and order within Riyom Local Government Area.


While urging the new recruits to use the training they received to strengthen internal security in the Council Area, the Council chairman assured the people of Riyom that his administration would continue to do its best to ensure peace and prosperity in the locality

Lantang North Local Government Area of Plateau state is making moves to have its own radio station


Jay FM gathered that the chairman of the Council Area, Joshua Ubandoma Laven has already taken delivery of some equipment for the establishment of the radio station known as Star FM


Sources from the LGA told Jay FM at the week end that items already received by the Council Chairman included transmitters, computers and other gadgets needed for setting up star FM Langtang North.

The sources quoted the council chairman as saying that the radio station when established, will boost the local economy by bringing information closer to the locals in the language they understand best.


Jay FM reports that the radio station when established will go down in the history as the first radio station to be owned by a Local Government in Plateau state.

President Muhammadu Buhari, has commended the contributions of Nigerians in Diaspora to the social-economic development of the country.

Buhari said this at the maiden Virtual National Diaspora Day celebration held via Webinar with the theme for the event was “Leverage the Diaspora Resources for National Development.”

He said that over the past three years, Nigerians in diaspora had brought in over $25 billion as home remittances to the Nigerians economy annually through official and non-formal channels.

The president added that in his interactions with Nigerians in the Diaspora at the town hall meetings, he had been impressed with their support and contributions to the socio-economic development of Nigeria. (NAN)

More than 40,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria, leading to the death of over 858 people, authorities announced late Sunday.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 555 COVID-19 cases and two fatalities were recorded in the country on Sunday.

The new figure of infections shows a slight increase from the 438 cases reported on Saturday.

According to the NCDC, out of a total of 40,532 infected persons so far, 17,374 have recovered and have been discharged after treatment in the country’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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