Friday, 29th September 2023

Simon Lalong

12 Jan 2017
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State says that henceforth, his office would manage Plateau United FC for the 2017 Nigerian Professional League Season.
2 Jan 2017
The welfare of civil servants in Zamfara State in 2017 will be top priority.
1 Jan 2017
Friends of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Ya‎kubu Dogara, have asked him to remain dedicated in his service to the nation.
23 Dec 2016
Thousands of supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State have resolved to ensure that strategic measures are taken to forge a common front ahead of 2019 and remove the ruling All Progressives Congress....
27 Nov 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Mr Olurotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on his electoral victory at the just concluded Ondo state governorship election.
19 Nov 2016
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has commended security agencies over the release of 90-year-old Sheik Abdulazeez Yusuf an Islamic cleric, kidnapped on Wednesday.
15 Nov 2016
The Contractor constructing the multi-billion Naira Jos Stadium, BCC Tropical Nigeria Ltd., on Tuesday denied collecting N3.48 billion mobilisation fee to complete the facility.
1 Nov 2016
In his speech, the governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong represented by his deputy, Prof. Sonni Tyoden, said the challenges the country was facing had created a necessity for the development of...
28 Oct 2016
The Plateau Commission of Enquiry on uncompleted new Jos Stadium has summoned the contractors handling the multi-billion naira New Jos Stadium, two consultants and the Ministry of Sports over some missing documents.
25 Oct 2016
Aggrieved governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have protested against the mode of nominating non-career ambassadors by President Muhammadu Buhari.
24 Oct 2016
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has explained that security considerations were “purely responsible for the ban on the activities of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in the state.’’
23 Oct 2016
Commander of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) in Jos, Major-General Rogers Nicholas, Friday, took Governor Simon Lalong round to inspect the collection of weapons confiscated by the task force from hoodlums.


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More and more children are contacting criminal gangs in Sweden to offer their services as contract killers, the country's police chief said Friday, after three people were murdered in 24 hours. The Scandinavian country has in recent years been in the grip of a bloody conflict between gangs fighting over arms and drug trafficking. That…
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The United States and Mexico starting Friday will hold two top-level meetings in less than a week as the neighbors face growing pressure over migration and drug smuggling. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and top US trade officials are holding talks Friday in Washington with Mexican Foreign Secretary Alicia Barcena and commercial officials that will…
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Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has vowed to reform the transport sector and tackle all forms of thuggery around motor parks. President of RTEAN, Musa Maitakobi, stated this, Friday, shortly after presenting certificates of attendance to 17 RTEAN members who completed a strategic leadership, ethics and policy making training at the National Institute…
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An Italian man, Filippo Ferlazzo, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for killing a Nigerian citizen in Italy, Alika Ogorchukwu.
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Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Oladele Alake, on Friday, said that Nigeria solid minerals is endowed with abundance as a resurrection tool to revamp the nation’s economy. He affirmed that the present administration is shifting attention from hydro-carbon. Alake made this disclosed this in Abuja, while receiving the Association of Licensed Small-Scale Miners, led…
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Following the series of inquiries over the death of Nigerian musician Mohbad, SamLarry whose name has since popped up has alleged "I know nothing about how the musician died". Lagos socialite Balogun Olamilekan Eletu popularly known as SamLarry was picked up by the Nigerian Police in their ongoing investigation into the death of Mohbad a…
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Kano state government has restated determination to revive the near collapse of educational system with a proposed 49.11 per cent in 2024 appropriation. Besides, the government disclosed plan to reopen all technical and vocational schools already shut down by the immediate past administration to further strength the dwindling skills among younger generation. The state Commissioner…