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Plateau residents urge Governor Lalong to revoke ‘anti-people’ water privatisation law

National President, Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Service Employees (AUPCTRE), Benjamin Anthony, has urged Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, to revoke the privatization bill signed into law by his administration.
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Plateau elders set agenda for Governor Lalong’s second term

In Plateau State, the last four years administration of Governor Simon Lalong and now Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) came with overwhelming security challenges that are gradually eroding.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday, said Nigerians should expect better service delivery from the ninth National Assembly.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: We will perform better than eighth House

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday, said Nigerians should expect better service delivery from the ninth National Assembly.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari inaugurates new national economic council

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the new National Economic Council (NEC), with tenure from 2019 to 2023 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja

Governor Lalong: President Buhari’s fight against corruption will be intense

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has said that the fight against corruption by President Muhammadu Buhari will be more intense under his second term in office.

Plateau tertiary institution workers suspend strike

Tertiary institution workers in Plateau State who have been on strike since April 23, 2019, have suspended the strike
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PDP, Senator Useni urges tribunal to disqualify Governor Lalong for submitting conflicting names

The People’s Democratic Party in Plateau State and it’s governorship candidate in 2019 general elections, Senator Jeremiah Useni governorship election has asked the tribunal to declare Governor Simon Lalong ineligible to contest the 2019 governorship election in the state.
One of the most critically acclaimed shows on the Lagos theatre circuit – Legends, Kings and Kingdoms- the Musical’ opened for the first time in Abuja to packed crowds and rave reviews.

Legends Musical makes debuts in Abuja

One of the most critically acclaimed shows on the Lagos theatre circuit – Legends, Kings and Kingdoms: the Musical’ opened for the first time in Abuja to packed crowds and rave reviews.
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Kingship: Paramount ruler seeks to join in suit against Governor Lalong

The paramount ruler of Ganawuri, the Ataa Aten, Yakubu Chaimai, on Tuesday sought the leave of a Plateau State High Court to be joined as co-defender in the suit challenging Governor Simon Lalong’s attempt to tamper with the Gbong Gwom Jos Stool.
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Governor Lalong urged to be proactive, honest in governance

Catholic Arch Bishop of Jos, Most Rev Ignatious Kaigama, has tasked Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong to be proactive, committed and honest in governance.
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Eid-el-Fitr: Nigeria will be great if people adhere to teachings in Holy books –...

As Nigerian Muslims celebrate the Eid-el-Fitr, Plateau Governor, Simon Lalong, has said that the nation would be great if its citizens adhered to the teachings contained in the Holy books.
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Northern governors urged to collaborate on insecurity

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and retired deputy director in the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment, Mrs. Mariam Kasimu Idris, has urged Northern governors to support the Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum, Simon Lalong, to rid the region of current insecurity.
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Mariam Idris: Governor Lalong, northern govs should collaborate to halt insecurity

An All Progressives Congress (APC) leader and retired Deputy Director in the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment, Mrs Mariam Kasimu Idris, has urged northern governors to support the Chairman of Northern Governors Forum, Simon Lalong, in ridding the region of its current spate of insecurity.
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Governor Lalong pardons prisoner

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau and his deputy, Sonni Tyoden, on Wednesday took their second term oaths of office, with the governor granting “absolute pardon” to one Evaristus Mozie, who was serving a life sentence.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, 29 governors and their deputies will take their oath of office today.

Tight security as President Buhari, 29 state governors take oath of office today

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, 29 governors and their deputies will take their oath of office today.
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Governor Lalong condemns fresh Jos attack that claims family of six

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Tuesday condemned last Sunday’s violence in Jos communities in which at least five people were killed and over twelve houses destroyed.

Plateau tribunal begins sitting, pledges justice to all petitioners

The Plateau Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, led by Justice Halima Salman, on Tuesday, assured parties of its resolve to dispense justice in all the petitions challenging the outcome of the March 9 and March 23 elections.
President Buhari receives in audience Northern Governors Forum in State House on 27th May 2019 2

President Buhari: I’m working to end banditry, kidnapping

The President stated this while meeting with governors of some northern states at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was called to discuss security challenges.

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