Welcome to Current affairs page for Plateau State — Home of Peace and Tourism

The state was created on February 3, 1976 by Gen. Murtala Muhammed. It is located in the North-Central region of Nigeria, and there are 17 local governments with the state capital being Jos.

State Capital

The state capital is Jos.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Home of Peace and Tourism.

Creation Date

The state was created on February 3, 1976.

State Creator

The state was created by Gen. Murtala Muhammed.


The population is 4,400,973.

Land Area

It has a land area of 30,913 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 17 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in North-Central geopolitical zone.

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