Plateau community petitions Lalong over alleged military invasion
Communities at Vwang district, in Jos South Local Council Area of Plateau State, have petitioned Governor Simon Lalong, alleging military invasion and killings. The communities claimed that the army invaded the Vwang-Kogwot, Dangyuruk, Gwohwong and Kogom villages, broke into their houses, harassed, intimidated and brutalised innocent and defenceless women, children and the elderly. They claimed…
Buratai seeks review of security in Plateau, others
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-General Tukur Buratai, has called for a review of security structure in Plateau State and other troubled parts of the country. Buratai made the call when the state governor, Simon Lalong, led a delegation to commiserate with the army over the murder of ex-Chief of Administration, Major-General Idris Alkali (rtd).…
Fayemi sworn in as Ekiti state governor
Nigeria's former minister of Solid Minerals Development Kayode Fayemi has been sworn-in as Ekiti State governor on Tuesday in Ado- Ekiti by the Chief Judge of the state Justice Ayodeji Simeon Daramola. Fayemi, who contested under the All Progressives Congress (APC), was declared the winner of the July 14 governorship election by the Independent National…
APC wins Plateau State council chairmanship election, PDP kicks
The Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) yesterday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) won 11 out of the 13 local councils chairmanship election in the state.
Saraki laments Plateau killings
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has commiserated with government and people of Plateau State over recent attack that reportedly left about 15 people dead.
Lalong condoles with Buhari over death of Ambassador to Qatar, Wase
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari over the demise of Dr Abdullahi Wase, Nigeria’s Ambassador to Qatar.
Lalong, Ugwuanyi charge Muslims to practise virtues of Islam
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has called on Muslims to practise the virtues of Islam as professed by Prophet Mohammad.Enugu State governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on his part, urged Muslims to use the Eid-el-Kabir celebration to promote the core values of Islam for the sustenance of peace, unity and progress of the country.
Plateau: Attacked communities back Lalong’s call against land grabbing
Communities recently attacked in Barkin Ladi, Riyom, Jos North and Jos South Local Governments of Plateau State, where suspected herders killed over 200 persons, have thrown their weight behind Governor Simon Lalong’s call against land grabbing.
Lalong condoles with traders as fire guts Jos market
Remnant portion of Jos Main Market, which was burnt in 2002, was further razed Friday, leaving traders in total despair.The fire outbreak destroyed several warehouses.Though no death was recorded, goods of unquantifiable value were destroyed in the inferno.