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Jos

Jos 9°56′N 8°53′E / 9.933°N 8.883°E / 9.933; 8.883 is a city in the Middle Belt of Nigeria.The city has a population of about 900,000 residents based on the 2006 census. Popularly called "J-town" or "Jesus Our Saviour" by the residents, it is the administrative capital of Plateau State.

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Chiefs of Jos
... The area known today as Jos is a city of commerce and a cluster of villages with indigenous peoples ... The Hausa population in Jos had a Hausa Chief in the native town and all other Tin Mine settlements, which they answered to ... in the late 1940s, when the title of any Chief of Jos became Gbong Gwom Jos ...

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    Margaret Forster, British screenwriter, Peter Nichols, and Silvio Narizzano. Jos (Alan Bates)