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General Abdulsalami: Six million weapons in circulation in Nigeria

A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), yesterday, declared that an estimated six million illegal weapons are in circulation in the country.
2. Federal Lawmaker Representing Jos North-Bassa Federal constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. Haruna Maitala, has disbursed free loans to 1,000 members of his constituency to enable them start small scale businesses in the constituency.

Senator blames federal government for House member’s death

A member of House of Representatives representing Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency, Mr. Haruna Maitala Friday passed on in a fatal road accident along the Abuja-Jos expressway.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau governor shocked over death of Reps member

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has expressed shocked over the death of Member, House of Representatives Hon. Haruna Ibrahim Maitala.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau governor installs four traditional rulers

Plateau State governor, Simon Bako Lalong, says traditional rulers need to play a greater role in enhancing the security of their domains and the entire nation.
Gov. Simon Lalong in a statement by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, on Wednesday in Jos, said the roadmap was to brainstorm on economic recovery strategies for the state.

Plateau governor: I won’t leave abandoned projects for my successor

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has assured the state that he will complete all the projects he has initiated before leaving office in 2023, adding that he will not abandon any project for his successor.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

President Buhari to assist Plateau government rebuild Jos terminus market – governor

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari would assist his administration to reconstruct the burnt Jos Terminus market, as part of his campaign promises.
President Mohammadu Buhari will on Monday (today) declare the 2021 edition of the annual Technology Expo open at Eagles Square, Abuja.

President Buhari, others express outrage over attack on Benue governor

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday condemned Saturday’s attack on Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, and welcomed the decision of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, to unveil those behind the assassination bid with the aim of bringing them to book.

CACOL commends judiciary for upholding Senator Dariye’s jail term

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, (CACOL), has hailed the Supreme Court ruling upholding the 10-year imprisonment of former Plateau State governor, Senator Joshua Dariye, upon his conviction for criminal breach of trust.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau governor: Kidnapped Kaduna students will be freed soon

Plateau State Governor and Chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum, Simon Lalong, has said that the abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization in Kaduna State will be released soon.

Supreme Court affirms 10-year jail term for ex-governor Joshua Dariye

The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the 10-year jail term passed on a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, who was convicted of criminal misappropriation and criminal breach of trust.
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VP Osinbajo: Poor policy implementation bane of Nigeria’s development

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday identified poor implementation of policies and programmes in Nigeria as the bane of the country’s development.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Ex-Rep: Plateau has let down Middle Belt through Governor Lalong’s utterances

The alarming rate of insecurity in Nigeria needs to be tackled not from the point of weakness on the part of government and security agencies but decisive actions against criminal elements causing havoc in the country.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has urged the senator representing Plateau South, Prof Nora Dadu’ut, to come up with legislative initiatives that will create a positive impact on the lives of the people of the zone.

Benue farmers tackle Plateau governor over AK-47 comment

The Chairman of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Benue State chapter, Mr. Aondogu Saaku, has described the statement made by the Plateau State Governor, Mr. Simon Lalong, that both farmers and herdsmen carry sophisticated weapons, as despicable and insulting to farmers.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau governor directs security operatives to halt fresh attacks

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has raised the alarm over recurring killings in Bassa community of the state, describing it as worrisome; and urging security operatives to do everything possible to bring the situation to a halt.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau, addressing stakeholders during a meeting to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the state, on Monday at Government House Jos.

Plateau governor: Nigeria needs forgiveness, reconciliation to overcome cycle of violence

Bloodshed, destruction of property and cycle of violence in the country will not abate except Nigerians learn to forgive one another and foster peaceful coexistence in communities.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau, addressing stakeholders during a meeting to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the state, on Monday at Government House Jos.

Plateau governor raises concern on emerging security threats

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has raised concern about the activities of criminal but assured residents that his administration is working hard with the security agencies and stakeholders to ensure that the ugly incidences are dealt with.
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Plateau governor: I will sign death warrant for convicted kidnappers

According to a statement by his media aide, Makut Macham, Mr Lalong stated this on Friday at the swearing-in of the President of the Customary Court of Appeal and five judges of the State High Court and Customary Court of Appeal at Government House, Rayfield in Jos.
President Muhammadu Buhari-led government as part of its commitment to link the entire country by rail, Monday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mota-Engil Group for the construction of US$1.959 billion Kano-Maradi Standard gauge railway line

NYLF: North not satisfied with President Buhari’s performance

The Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) yesterday revealed that the north was not satisfied with the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari, especially his handling of security challenges in the north.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has urged the senator representing Plateau South, Prof Nora Dadu’ut, to come up with legislative initiatives that will create a positive impact on the lives of the people of the zone.

Governor Lalong tasks Senator Dadu’ut on positive impacts on constituents

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has urged the senator representing Plateau South, Prof Nora Dadu’ut, to come up with legislative initiatives that will create a positive impact on the lives of the people of the zone.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

2021: Nigerian governors urge unity, adherence to coronavirus protocols

In their separate New Year messages, the governors said irrespective of all differences, Nigerians should live together peacefully for the socio-economic development of the country.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Governor Lalong: We’ll immortalise Domkat Bali

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has said his government will “at the appropriate time” immortalise the late Chief of Defence Staff, General Domkat Bali (rtd) for his contributions to the nation.

Senator Dariye asks Supreme Court to free him or reduce his jail term

A former Plateau State Governor, Senator Joshua Dariye, has asked the Supreme Court to reverse his conviction or reduce the 10-year jail term handed him by the Court of Appeal.

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President Buhari: Nigeria very close to production of local coronavirus vaccine

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FRSC decries recklessness of commercial motorcyclists in Kafanchan

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Minister: Coronavirus pandemic raises media literacy of adults, young people in Nigeria

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Vaccination: Low turnout hits FCT, Taraba, Abia, seven others

The statistics, however, showed that the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as well as states such as Abia, Anambra, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Enugu, Rivers, Sokoto, Kogi and Taraba were still below 50 per cent of the target.