Thursday, 1st June 2023

Simon Lalong

1 day ago
*Questions Gomos' economic prowess A group under the aegis of Concerned Citizens of Plateau State, has accused the Chairperson, Economic Advisory Team in the Simon Lalong-led government, Chief Ezekiel Gomos, ofinefficiency. The group alleged that Gomos' impact as an economic expert has not been felt positively in the state. The group in a statement Wednesday,…
21 May
The Asiwaju Progressives Vanguard (APV) has urged the incoming administration to appoint Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
16 May
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has commiserated with victims of an overnight attack on Kubat village of Mangu Local Government Area. Lalong commiserated with the victims in a statement issued by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, on Tuesday in Jos. He expressed sadness that the attack claimed the lives of…
12 May
A Triangular golf kitty to mark the 60th birthday of Plateau State’s Governor, Simon Lalong, was held at Rayfield Golf Club, Jos, last weekend, with participants getting such prizes as refrigerators, fans, cups, G–Led TV, chest freezers and umbrellas, among others.
11 May
Plateau workers have commenced an indefinite strike after the failure of government to meet their demands. The action was declared in a notice of strike issued by the Joint Negotiating Council (JNC), Plateau chapter, on Wednesday night in Jos. The notice jointly signed by Plateau JNC Chairman, Titus Malau and Secretary, Timothy Gopep, said the…
29 Apr
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has sympathised with victims of attacks on Farin Lamba Turu, Jos South Local Government Area (LGA), where artisanal miners were killed.
22 Apr
Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong; his successor, governor-elect, Caleb Mutfwang; Senator representing Plateau Southern Zone, Prof. Nora Daduut and the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator-elect for Plateau Central, Mr. Diket Plang...
18 Apr
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has ordered security agencies to fish out perpetrators of the Sunday attacks on villages in Mangu and Bokkos Local Government areas of the state. The governor gave the directive in a statement issued by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham on Monday in Jos. He said…
17 Mar
Following the egg glut in Plateau State, Governor Simon Lalong has directed that excess eggs be mopped up and distributed to orphanage homes, prisons, schools and hospitals.
10 Feb
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has approved the extension of the tenure of the state Head of Civil service, Mr Sunday Hyat by four months.
10 Feb
Plateau State Governor and Director General of All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council (APC PCC), Simon Lalong, has expressed optimism that the party will win big at state and federal levels during the general elections.
5 Feb
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau pleaded with residents on Sunday to forgive government over the current hardships being experienced on the cashless policy and fuel scarcity.


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