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Plateau State

3 Sep 2019
Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has warned professional government lobbyists to steer clear of issues of the list of incoming commissioners as he is holding their list very close to his chest.
31 Aug 2019
Recently, the First Lady of Ekiti State, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, earned public commendations for an act of kindness she bestowed on an elderly woman in the state.
1 Jun 2019
The Special Task Force (STF) in charge of security in Plateau and Southern Kaduna has arrested 10 hoodlums in connection with the recent skirmishes in Jos.
30 May 2019
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has promised that he will not disappoint the people of the state, who have demonstrated their faith...
17 May 2019
Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, on Friday, has emerged chairman of the Northern Governors Forum for another four years. He was elected by his colleagues during the meeting of the forum which held in Kaduna. Lalong was re-elected as the Plateau State governor in the just concluded gubernatorial election on March 23, 2019. He polled…
30 Apr 2019
Unknown gunmen, weekend, hacked down a lawmaker, Sinimbalia Maigida, and his 65-year-old father, Titus Maigida, in Kanam Council of Plateau State.
23 Apr 2019
Jodaj Global Communications, owners of a Jos, Plateau State-based private radio station, Jay FM, has sued the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and its Zonal Director, Igomu Onoja, for shutting down the outfit. The owners are asking the court to compel the NBC to re-open the radio station and pay damages incurred, as a result of…
5 Apr 2019
The Plateau state government has established an ICT development agency with the mandate to develop ICT, as well as using it as a tool for social mobility in solving youth unemployment in the state. Mr Daser David, director general, Plateau State Information Technology Development Agency (PICTDA) disclosed this recently at the 10th West Africa Convergence…
24 Mar 2019
Incumbent Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau, has been declared the winner of the rerun gubernatorial election in the state. Lalong gathered 595,582 votes to win, with his closest rival, Jeremiah Useni, a retired Army General who was the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party…
23 Mar 2019
Tudun Wada polling unit 027, in Jos North Local Government of Plateau, has witnessed a large turnout of voters in the on-going rerun election to determine the state’s governor.
24 Feb 2019
Elections have commenced in four polling units in Plateau following the postponement of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections in the state. Mr. Osaretin Imahireogbo, Head, Voter Education and Publicity of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Jos. NAN reports that election…
19 Feb 2019
I came into bed before midnight after listening to the nine o’clock and 10 o’clock news on television on Friday night. I thought it would be a good idea to sleep well since I was not sure how many hours I would be standing on the queue the following morning to do what Nigerians are…


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NEW YORK, USA, 19 August 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Countries should consider giving a second COVID-19 vaccine booster to older persons, pregnant women, health workers, people with weaker immune systems and those at higher risk of severe disease, experts appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.  The recommendation comes in a statement issued by the Strategic…
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Some civil servants in the South East have called for the reform of the National Housing Fund (NHF) to make the agency meet up its mandate of housing provision.
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Anambra Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, said members of Youth Earnestly Seek Soludo (YESS) exhibited rare political support during his election in 2021.
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Mr Tony Ojukwu, SAN, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has reiterated the commission’s commitment to promote and promote human rights of all persons living in Nigeria.
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