Simon Bako Lalong
President Muhammadu Buhari, Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong and former Head of State, Gen. Gowon, were among mourners that paid glowing tributes to former Chief of Defence Staff, Lt-Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro
When the All Progressives Congress (APC) was formed, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not only in control of the central government, but also in charge of Plateau State. APC went on the displace PDP at the national level.
The Golf Club of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Plateau State, during the week organised a one-day amateur tournament in honour of its deceased...
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has criticised the killing of eight miners in an attack at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area.
As the world makes plans for post-pandemic recovery, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, leader of the Northern Governors Forum (NGF), Simon Bako Lalong and Kwara State Governor...
19 Nov 2020
The 19 northern governors, yesterday, backed down on their call for clampdown on social media, even as they inaugurated a committee to work with Arewa youths and civil society organisations to develop the region.
13 Nov 2020
The issue of restructuring came up strongly recently when different geopolitical zones met with a delegation of President Muhammadu Buhari to find answers to some underlying causes of the #EndSARS protest and its violent aftermath.
18 Oct 2020
The Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, and Chairman, Plateau State Council of Chiefs, Da Jacob Buba Gyang, have assured the Federal and state governments that the National Festival of Arts Culture (NAFEST) slated for November 21 to 28 will be a reference point in organisational management, as well as showcasing the best of Plateau…
16 Oct 2020
Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has praised the director–general of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Sir Joseph Ari, for investing hugely in the development of the Nigerian economy by expanding its frontiers under his leadership.
6 Oct 2020
In recognition of his interest and support for the sports sector, Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, was at the weekend crowned the Grand Patron of the Jos Polo Club. Bestowing the honour on the governor as part of Nigeria’s 60th Independence anniversary, Jos Polo Club President, Alhaji Murtala Laushi, said it was in recognition…
23 Aug 2020
The recent formation of North East Governors’ Forum (NEGF) and subsequent selection of Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum as its protem chairman have continued to stir debates and discussions among stakeholders, especially in Northern Nigeria.
20 Aug 2020
A black book to register perpetrators of rape and gender-based violence has been opened in Plateau State to ensure maximum punishment and deter others. Governor Simon Bako Lalong made the disclosure in Jos on Wednesday during a webinar on addressing sexual, gender-based violence and rape in Nigeria organised by Gideon & Funmi Para-Mallam Peace Foundation.…