Simon Bako Lalong
Lalong, Useni’s kinsmen and unfinished guber race
The presidential and National Assembly elections had come and gone except where there were pockets of electoral irregularities for which the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ordered supplementary elections to be conducted on Saturday, March 23 in the affected areas. Equally of interest is the fact that governorship and Houses of Assembly elections throughout…
‘Our work, targets for Plateau to attain next level’
In an interview with journalists in Jos, the Deputy Chairman, Media and Publicity of APC Campaign Group in Plateau, Festus Fuanter, speaks on the achievements of Governor Lalong in his almost four years in office, which he said were enough to fetch APC victory. Excerpts: What is the selling point or major achievements of the…
Plateau Guber 2019: Test of strength between Lalong and Useni
Plateau State governorship race is going to be between the incumbent governor, Simon Bako Lalong, of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Senator Jeremiah Useni, a former military strategist who rose to the rank of a Lieutenant General in the army. The two are optimistic to clinch the governorship…
Five feared killed during primaries in Plateau
Tragedy nearly marred the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries in Plateau State yesterday, as restive youths killed no fewer than five persons including those on transit. The Guardian also learnt that tension pervaded the streets of Jos during the delegates’ congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. During its primaries, APC’s…
Plateau imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew on Jos over renewed violence
Following the violence that erupted in Jos, the state capital, which claimed at least 14 lives, and the attendant tension in the aftermath, the Plateau State Government, yesterday, imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the Tin city.
Lalong condemns protests over killings, APC youth attack elders
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has condemned the protests organized by some groups of people on Wednesday over the recent attacks on the northern senatorial district, which later turned violent.
Again, Lalong stresses importance of golf to tourism industry
Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong has again stressed the importance of golf in the country’s quest to develop its tourism potential. The governor, who believes the sport will take Plateau State to the pinnacle of the tourism industry in Nigeria, reaffirmed his commitment to the development of the game. Speaking during the third anniversary…
Lalong: Knocks, kudos on road to 2019
Call his name on the streets of Plateau State and you will realise the helmsman means different things to different people. To some civil servants happy to receive their salaries in good time
Lalong: knocks, kudos on road to 2019
Call his name on the streets of Plateau State and you will realise the helmsman means different things to different people. To some civil servants happy to receive their salaries in good time, he is nicknamed ‘Governor Alert’.