Plateau woos tourism and travel investors with massive infrastructures upgrade
The Plateau State government has reiterated its resolve to ensure that the state reclaims its positioned as the preferred tourists’ destination in Nigeria.
Civil-military relations key to peace, harmony, says governor
Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, says civil-military cooperation is a vital instrument for societal peace and harmony. He made the remarks at the 2017 West African Social Activities (WASA) of the Nigerian Army at the 3 Armoured Division, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Rukuba Barracks in Jos.
PDP flays Governor Lalong over President’s visit to Plateau State
The chairman of the forum, Chief John Mankilik, at a news conference yesterday in Jos, noted: “It was a moment much desired to re-assert our identity, re-enact our struggle, make bold statement about our focus and originality as well as reject the servitude and threats from a malicious hegemony.
Lalong sacks Bokkos council chairman over killings
Gov. Simon Lalong, has sacked Mr Simon Angyol, the Management Committee Chairman of Bokkos Local Government Area of the state over incessant killings in the locality.Lalong made this in communication forwarded to the State’s House of Assembly and was read at Tuesday’s plenary by its Speaker, Mr Peter Azi.
PDP lawmakers stage walkout as Assembly okays Lalong for second term
Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Plateau State House of Assembly yesterday staged a walkout following the endorsement of Governor Simon Lalong for a second term by their All Progressives Congress (APC) counterparts.
‘Youth as backbone of society should work for peace’
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has described the youth as the backbone of any nation, asserting that the future of any society is the youth and must be engaged in all aspects of national development. Lalong pointed out that it was because of the importance of the youth to national development that the country…
Lalong names media aide among 19 commissioner nominees
Barely two weeks after he dissolved the state executive council, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau on Wednesday forwarded 19 names to the House of Assembly for confirmation as commissioners.
2019: Plateau APC elders endorse Buhari, Lalong for re-election
The Elders Advisory Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a fresh mandate in 2019. The elders also endorsed Gov. Simon Lalong for re-election “as a reward for his outstanding performance, particularly the efforts toward completing all projects he inherited from predecessors”. Capt. Joseph Din (rtd), Chairman…
Plateau governor sacks all commissioners
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau on Thursday dissolved the state cabinet. He also ordered permanent secretaries of the various ministries to take over with immediate effect. A statement by Lalong’s Director of Press, Mr Emmanuel Nanle, in Jos said the governor commended the outgoing commissioners for their “selfless service”. The governor thanked the former commissioners…
Lalong signs N146bn budget for 2018 into law
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau on Tuesday signed the 2018 appropriation bill of N146.4 billion into law.
Plateau’s delegation sympathises, apologises to Benue State people
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State yesterday sent a high-powered delegation to condole with Benue people and also apologise over his remarks on their anti-open grazing law. Represented by his Commissioner for Town Planning, Festus Fwanter, Lalong said the New Year day killings were one attack too many, pledging to work with his colleague, Governor…