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New Year: Governor Lalong pardons four prisoners

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has granted pardon to four prisoners serving various jail terms in the state in the spirit of the New Year.

Simon Lalong: I’ll shame Jerry Useni, Ibrahim Mantu in 2019

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has boasted that he would defeat governorship candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Gen. Jeremiah Useni (rtd), and a former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, and put them and the party to shame.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.

Eid-el-Maulud: Simon Lalong urges fervent prayers for successful, peaceful elections

Governor Simon Lalong has called on Muslims to pray fervently for the successful conduct of the 2019 general elections.

2019: Simon Lalong charges PDP on clean politics

Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has advised the People’s Democratic Party in the state to engage in constructive criticism as well as churn out laudable programmes that can sell the party and candidate instead of resorting to “gutter politics that will not garner votes or support for their party.”

Plateau APC chieftain resigns citing alleged electoral fraud in council polls

Dr. Nandul Durfa, Chairman, Board of Directors, College of Health Technology, Zawan, has resigned his appointment, citing alleged electoral fraud and impunity in the Oct. 10 Plateau local government elections.

Simon Lalong: Tony Anenih was a true nationalist

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has said that the death of a former Minister of Works, Tony Anenih, has robbed Nigeria of a nationalist and consummate political strategist.

2019: Simon Lalong appoints Pam Gyang as campaign chief

The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Mark Longyen, who made this known in a statement in Jos on Saturday, said that the DG is a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress in the state.

2019: Simon Lalong approves resignation of Rufus Bature, Hitler Dadi

Secretary to Plateau State Government, Mr. Rufus Bature, and Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Mr. Hitler Dadi, have resigned their appointments to contest in the 2019 elections.
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Governor Lalong’s media aide passes on in India

Emmanuel Samuel Nanle, Director of Press and Public Affairs to Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, has passed on.

Lalong tasks journalists on safeguarding peace, democracy

Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has urged journalists to be mindful of the kind of information they dish out to the public in order to safeguard peace, security and democracy.

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