Jos Plateau


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Jos Plateau

(jôs), region, c.3,000 sq mi (7,770 sq km), alt. c.4,200 ft (1,280 m), central Nigeria, W Africa. The plateau, composed mainly of granite, slopes gently to the north and is covered by grasslands; the Gongola River rises there. The region has one of the higher population densities in Nigeria and is freer from disease than the surrounding lowlands. Tin is mined and processed on the plateau, and farming and grazing are important. The town of Jos is the region's chief center. In the 19th cent. the plateau was a refuge for non-Islamic people fleeing from the Islamic Fulani people.
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One good example of the repatriation of 'tribal' art is the recent return in May 2016 of two Nok terracot- ta sculptures (c.500BC--200AD) from the Jos Plateau region of Nigeria.
Employing the Marxist concept of history, and focusing on class formation and politics on the Jos Plateau region, Mangvwat contributes not only to the study and writing of Nigerian history in general, but also to an exposition of the fundamental and less fundamental contradictions of that society, its contending classes, and through the awareness of this exposition, to the making of history.
The relaxed city of Jos, high in the cooler climes of Jos Plateau in central Nigeria, is a long-established resort and business centre for the hot and dusty regions around the plateau.
of Jos) describes the economic production and exchange patterns that existed on the Jos Plateau in the late nineteenth century, local initiatives to participate in the colonial economy, and the position of African entrepreneurship during the de-colonization period.
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41 (2019), National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPPS) Kuru, Jos Plateau State.
Edward Pwajok along with some notable APC members in Plateau State on Saturday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party at the presidential campaign rally held at Polo ground in Jos Plateau State on Saturday.