News - Plateau State Governor

Court Orders Trial -Within -Trial In EFCC Case Against Jang

2 weeks ago /
Judiciary 

The Plateau state high court sitting in Jos has ordered a trial- within- trial to ascertain whether the statement which the Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, obtained from a former cashier of the state government house, Mr Yusuf Pam who is facing charges of fraud for over N6bn were voluntarily made.

Governor Lalong Signs 153.5billion Naira 2019 Appropriation Bill Into Law

2 weeks ago /
Business and Economy  

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has vowed to use his second term in office to create a lasting legacy in the state.

Lalong Re-elected As Plateau Governor

1 month ago /
Politics 

Incumbent Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has been declared the winner of the rerun gubernatorial election in the State.

Useni Expresses Optimism Over Plateau Supplementary Polls

1 month ago /
Politics 

Plateau State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Jeremiah Useni, has said that he would lead the party to victory in the state rerun election.

Lawyers Challenged On Credible 2019 Polls

4 months ago /
Nation 

Nigerian lawyers have been challenged to play their part in ensuring free, fair, credible and acceptable elections in the country as the nation   prepares for the 2019 general elections. 

Plateau Government Restores Four Abandoned Water Treatment Plants

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Commissioner for Water Resources and Energy in Plateau, David Wuyep, on Tuesday, said the state government had resuscitated the four abandoned water treatment plants in the state.

Lalong Urges Lawyers To Uphold The Constitution At All Times

6 months ago /
Nation 

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, says Nigerians, especially those in the legal profession must strive to uphold the sanctity of the country’s constitution at all times, irrespective of their religious or ethnic backgrounds.

NHRC Urges Security Agencies To Respect Rights Of Persons

6 months ago /
Nation 

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has called on security operatives especially the Nigerian Army and the Plateau State Government to respect the rights of people in the face of recent security challenges that led to the search for a missing Army General.

PDP Alleges Plot To Truncate Its National Convention

6 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says it has uncovered a plot by the APC-led government to disrupt its national convention scheduled to hold in Port Harcourt on Saturday, October 6.       

PDP National Working Committee Meets With Presidential Aspirants

7 months ago /
Politics 

Presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, have assured of peaceful electioneering ahead of the presidential primaries scheduled to hold 5th and 6th of October, 2018.

Lalong Condemns Plateau Killing

10 months ago /
Nation 

Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong has condemned in strong terms the recent killings in some parts of the state.

Mixed Reactions Greet Dariye’s Jail Sentence

10 months ago /
Nation 

The conviction of former plateau state governor and a current serving senator Joshua Dariye for fraud and sentenced to fourteen years imprisonment by a federal high court in Abuja continue to generate reactions among residents of the plateau state.

President Buahri In Washington For Meeting With Trump

12 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President,  Muhammadu Buhari,  has arrived the United States of America ahead of Monday's bilateral meeting with his US counterpart, Donald Trump.

Buhari Visits Nasarawa To Commission Schools, Health Centre, Others

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, has visited Nasarawa State to commission some projects executed by the state governor, Tanko Al-Makura. The President, on Tuesday, was received by the state governor, Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, Deputy Governor of Benue state and other dignitaries. Some of the projects to be commissioned are Lafia...

I Warned Ortom Against Open-Grazing Ban – Lalong

1 year ago /
Nation 

 Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, says he warned his Benue State counterpart, Samuel Ortom over the promulgation of the anti-open grazing law. Governor Lalong who was in the State House to see President Muhammadu Buhari, says his recipe for tackling the herdsmen/farmers clashes is ranching and not anti-grazing laws. “I told the...

Lalong Condemns Bassa Attacks

1 year ago /
Nation 

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has condemned series of attacks in some communities of Bassa local government area, which resulted in over 30 casualties and a number of others injured. Governor Lalong made the condemnation when he visited Bassa to assess the situation.            The people of Bassa...

Plateau Set Up Special Courts To Handle Corruption Cases

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Plateau State Judiciary has designated two High Court judges to hear and speedily dispose of all corruption cases in the state. This follows the directives of the Chief Justice of Nigeria that special courts be established for hearing and speedy determination of corruption and financial crime cases. The Chief Registrar in...

Plateau Imposes Curfew On Jos

1 year ago /
Security 

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has declared a dusk to dawn curfew within parts of the state. Areas affected are the greater Jos – Bukuru metropolis. In a statement by his director, press and public affairs, Emmanuel Nanle, the governor imposed the curfew as a direct response to build up of...

Plateau State Governor Signs 2017 Budget

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has signed the appropriation bill of one hundred and thirty-nine billion, four hundred and ninety-four million, three hundred and eight thousand, two hundred and fifty-six Naira (N139, 494,308,256:00) only as the 2017 Appropriation Law for Plateau State. This is made up of recurrent expenditure of...

Nigerian Air Force Engages Personnel In Combat Sports

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has described physical fitness as the cornerstone of military combat readiness in confronting insurgency. Air Marshal Abubakar stressed the need for personnel to maintain a high level of combat readiness, through constant training and keeping fit always. He said this while addressing officers...


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