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Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.

Plateau: I will not leave uncompleted projects – governor

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has said that he will complete projects he initiated before he leaves office in 2023.
The President of Church of Christ in Nations, Rev. Dachollom Datiri, says that the Federal and Plateau State Government have failed in their reponsibility of rehabilitating and resettling of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who were displaced from their ancestral homes due to violence in the Plateau.

Federal government, Governor Lalong has abandoned Plateau IDPs – COCIN president

The President of Church of Christ in Nations, Rev. Dachollom Datiri, says that the Federal and Plateau State Government have failed in their reponsibility of rehabilitating and resettling of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who were displaced from their ancestral homes due to violence in the Plateau.

Plateau governor lauds telco’s impact on state’s economy

Lalong, who was elated at the performance of Globacom in the state over the years, stressed that, as an indigenous company, Globacom has proven to be a force to be reckoned with in the socio-economic life of Plateau State and in Nigeria at large.
Sonni Tyoden

Plateau not ripe for state police – deputy governor

Plateau State Deputy Governor, Professor Sonni Tyoden, has said that although Plateau is not yet matured for the adoption of state police, the administration of his principal, Simon Lalong, would intensify efforts at stemming the tide of insecurity in the State.
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APC governors adopt uniform policy initiatives

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the auspices of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) have agreed to adopt uniform common initiatives to emerge as a distinctly social democratic party.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governors inaugurates committee to initiate uniform policies in APC states

The Progressive Governors’ Forum of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a governance programme steering committee to ensure uniformity of policy initiatives in all the APC controlled states.

German agency begins radio programme to boost Plateau’s potato value chain

A German agency, German International Corporation (GIZ) or (Deutsche Gallschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit), has launched a radio programme in Plateau State to help transform fast staple food production and create employment along the potato value chain in Nigeria.
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.
Simon Lalong

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.

48 houses destroyed, 285 persons homeless in Plateau rainstorms

No fewer than 285 persons have been rendered homeless by rainstorm that destroyed at least 48 houses in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State.

Governor Lalong inaugurates second tenure committee

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau on Thursday in Jos inaugurated committees to map out plans toward making his second tenure more successful than the first.

Governor Lalong to rebuild burnt multi-billion Jos Main Market

The Plateau Government says it is set to start rebuilding the multi-billion Jos Main Market burnt in 2004.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Governor Lalong collects certificate of return, promises to accommodate opponents

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau and his deputy, Sonni Tyoden, on Friday collected their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
President Muhammadu Buhari has told supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state not to vote for any candidate from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the general elections.-14

APC takes re-election campaign to Jos

The Deputy Governor Plateau State Sonni Tyoden told reporters in Jos on Wednesday that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress and Presidential Campaign Council Co-Chairman Asiwaju Bola Tinubu would accompany the President on the campaign trip.

2019: Simon Lalong warns traditional leaders against partisanship

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, on Saturday warned traditional rulers against partisanship as electioneering for the 2019 elections gained momentum.

Abdulsalami Abubakar: Militarization of 2019 polls may mar exercise

A former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has warned that militarisation of the 2019 elections will dent the credibility of the exercise and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with attendant security consequences.

Simon Lalong awards scholarship to first class graduates from Plateau

Gov. Simon Lalong has awarded scholarship to all Plateau indigenes that graduated with first class honours degrees.

Simon Lalong reassures corps members of security in Plateau

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has reassured the 2018 Batch ‘C’ Stream 1 Corps members deployed to the state of adequate security and their well-being.

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Jose Mourinho wants Kylian Mbappe in Tottenham, silent on Edinson Cavani

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Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company’s iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Apple’s iCloud backups are unencrypted due to law enforcement pressure

Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company’s iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Brendan Rodgers has insisted Leicester’s recent loss to Premier League champions Manchester City was just a “bump in the road” as they prepare for the visit of leaders Liverpool.

Brendan Rodgers: Wilfred Ndidi has made ‘miraculous recovery’ from injury

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says Wilfred Ndidi has made “a miraculous recovery” after undergoing a minor surgery for a knee injury.
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US calls for immediate resumption of Libya oil operations

The United States on Tuesday called for an immediate resumption of Libya’s lifeline oil exports that have been blocked by forces loyal to military strongman Khalifa Haftar since last week.