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President Muhammadu Buhari Arrives Washington DC Ahead Of His Working Visit...

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29th April 2018 President Buhari of Nigerian in company of Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, Chairman Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs Senator Monsurat Sunmonu and Minister of Foreign Affairs Geooffrey Onyeama arrived the Uninterrupted States of America on working visit. The President was received at the airport by the Nigerian Ambassador,  Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Mr Tope Shonubi of Sahara Energy as he arrives Washington DC.

President Muhammadu Buhari Arrives Washington DC Ahead Of His Working Visit....

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29th April 2018 President Buhari of Nigerian in company of Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, Chairman Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs Senator Monsurat Sunmonu and Minister of Foreign Affairs Geooffrey Onyeama arrived the Uninterrupted States of America on working visit. The President was received at the airport by the Nigerian Ambassador,  Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Mr Tope Shonubi of Sahara Energy as he arrives Washington DC.

Commendations As Hon Solomon B Maren Renders Financial Assistance To COCIN Millet, Kombun In Mangu...

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29th April,  2018. The Honourable Member Representing Mangu/Bokkos Federal Constituency was commended by the people of Millet in Kombun ward of Mangu Local Government Area. Their commendation is contained in the responses of the church members and the clergy on account of the financial assistance rendered to them by Hon. Maren over the unfortunate disaster which befell them leading to the destruction of their church building by rainstorm. Hon. Nathan Kyaks who represented Hon. Maren during the church service sympathised with the people and conveyed Hon. Maren message of hope and solidarity to the church. Hon. Maren was prayed for and wished well in his future endeavors for been a leader with listening ears and an open door policy.

The Home Coming Of The Deputy Governor At The Pusskat Festival 2018 In Mangu LGA...

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29th April,2018.. The annual Pusskaat Festival of the Mwaghavul people in Plateau State was held on the 28th April, 2018 at the Mangu Mini Stadium. The occasion was a great display of the Mwaghavul culture and arts.  It was colourful with various cultural activities. The Deputy Governor of Plateau State,  Prof. Sonni Tyoden who is an illustrious son of the Mwaghavul nation was given a befitting welcome by his people. He was accompanied to the Festival by Gvernment appointees from the Local Government Area. Attendance at the events were illustrious sons and daughters of the Mwaghavul people, dignitaries from across the breadth and length of the country as well as the VOLATA group who were all over the occasion. Top Government officials were also in attendance.

Plateau Lawmaker Calls For Explanation On Why LGCs Polls Could Not Holds....

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The Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), has been called upon to explan why it could not hold elections into the 17 Local Government Councils. A lawmaker in the House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ibrahim Baba Baba Hassan, representing Jos North-North, State Constituency, made the call  in Jos,  at a press briefing soon after the lawmakers have extended the tenure of Management Committees of the 17 Local Government Councils, by one month. He said: "..the extension of the tenure of Local Government Management Committees, as you witnessed in the Chamber was quite a hot debate because of the concern of Hon. Members over the need for a democratically elected Local Government Councils in the State. " Hon. Ibrahim Baba Hassan, who is also the Chairman House Committee on Local Government, further said but there was no way that the House could not extended the tenure as requested by his Excellency Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, couple with the fact that their leg

Plateau Community Calls On Govt To Encourage Investors.

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By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Residents of  Kangang, New Abuja Area of Jos South local government area of  Plateau State at the weekend called on the Plateau state government to continue to encourage investors resident in the state . Traditional head of the community Gwom Kangang Rantaya Gyel Da Pam Gyang Pwol made this known while speaking to our correspondent in Jos. He said the company  NELMACO Global Resources LTD has done well in empowering Youths of the community and deserves to be encouraged and not discouraged  . Pwol said "In compliance with the Federal government campaign to encourage local industries with the aim to also reduce the unemployment ratio in the country, Jos based industrialist, Ambassador Uba Nelson Nkparu  set up a pipe manufacturing company in  our community in Jos south local government area of Plateau with a workforce of over 200 staff on the pay roll and most of them are citizens of the community, this has helped reduced unemployment a little

Hon Edward Gyang Pwajok (SAN) Sponsors Students Of FCE Pankshin On A Leadership Training Programme....

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27th April,  2018. Member Representing Jos south/East federal Constituency  at the National Assembly, Hon Edward Gyang Pwajok (SAN) has sponsored some 300 level PHE Students of Federal College of Education, Pankskin from his constituency to undergo leadership training scheduled to commence next month.. The students been sponsored  cut across Du,Vwang,Zawan and Kuru districts in Jos South LGA respectively. Hon Edward Gyang Pwajok (SAN) has as a policy been helpful to his constitutents with his human capital empowerment programmes. it will be recalled that last year,  he sponsored some of his constitutents to undergo skills acquisition and capacity building training with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF)  so they can be self reliant. One of the Student beneficiaries, Miss Kaweng Susan Doro showered   gratitude to the member for his swift response to their plea and his open door policy which has seen many of his constituents benefiting from him.

Gov Lalong Mourns Death Of Tambuwal's Spokesman.....

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By Golok Nanmwa, Jos Plateau State Governor,  Hon Simon Lalong, has commiserated with his Sokoto State counterpart, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, over the sudden death of his Spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, who died in Abuja  on Friday, April 27, 2018. Lalong, in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mark Longyen, described the demise of Tambuwal’s media aide as an irreparable loss that is very shocking and devastating. The statement reads: “Your Excellency, the death of your media aide, Imam Imam today is an irreparable loss that is very shocking, devastating and too traumatic to bear, especially happening at a time like this that you need him most. “Imam was a very vibrant media aide and thoroughbred professional journalist that could at best be described as a primus inter pares who will be hard to replace. “Like an indefatigable colossus, he superintended your media affairs to the admiration of all and sundry, right from when you we

Crossing Divides; Can Nigeria's New Tin Mines Heal Ancient Wounds?

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27th April,2018 Environmental changes have caused tensions between settled farmers and nomadic herders in Nigeria to flare into ethnic conflict. But could working together to serve the demands of modern consumers heal ancient ethnic rifts, asks BBC World Service correspondent Stephanie Hegarty. As the sun sets over the stony hills of Jos, long-horn cows climb awkwardly down into a rocky gorge. They shimmy their bony shoulders, navigating a path worn into the stone over decades of this same grazing ritual. In this picture-postcard of serenity it's hard to imagine that until recently this community in central Nigeria was at war with itself. It's one of the world's most ancient conflicts. Across the northern part of Africa the desert is creeping outwards, swallowing up fertile green land and pushing Fulani herdsmen into conflict with farmers over grazing rights. Media caption'We didn't believe we could work together' "My people would ki

Hon Engr Solomon Bulus Maren Flags OffPhase Two (2) Of His Medical Outreach In Mangu And Bokkos Local Governments...

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26th April,2018 The Honourable Member Representing Mangu/Bokkos Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon Solomon Maren today the 26th of April,  2018 flagged off phase two of his free medical outreach. The flag off commenced at Allah Na Kowa Hospital, Mangu after which Hon. Maren and his entourage proceeded to Lunar Hospital,  Bokkos for another flag off. According to Hon. Maren, health is wealth. This necessitated his organizing a medical outreach so his constituency can benefit.  He told the crowd that the medical outreach he organised last year was successful as almost four thousand patients were treated and given medications, while almost two hundred had surgeries performed on them which were successful in addition to those suffering from eye related ailments who were treated with quite a score given free medicated glasses. There was huge turnout of patients who trooped to avail themselves of the outreach which they commend as laudable and appreciated Hon. M

Governor Simon Bako Lalong Endorsed For Second Term By Plateau South APC ..

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26th April,2018 APC stakeholders in the southern zone of Plateau State today endorsed Gov Simon Lalong for a second term. Thhe endorsement took place during a stake holders meeting at the APC secretariat Shendam. The motion was moved by the majority leader of the Plateau State House of Assembly Hon Henry Yenkwap and seconded by Maimagani. The stakeholders meeting was organised to brief party members on the resolution of the National Executive Committee of the party after The Governor Simon Bako Lalong led technical committee submitted its report in Abuja. The report was read by Chief of Staff to the Government House, Chief John Dafaan while it was adopted by Hon. Innocent Tirsel and seconded by Joe Bukar. Attendance at the meeting cut across Government officials and APC faithfuls from the zone.

APC Shifts Congresses, Convention....

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APC shifts congresses, convention 26th April,2018.             The national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) earlier scheduled for Monday, May 14 will be moved forward, the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, confirmed this yesterday in Abuja. Abdullahi spoke on the plan to review the timetable for congresses and national convention while briefing journalists on the outcome of a closed door meeting between Chief John Odigie-Oyegun led - National Working Committee (NWC) and APC governors at the party’s national secretariat. In the timetable earlier released, the party scheduled ward congresses for Wednesday, May 2; local government congresses, Saturday, May 5; and state congresses, Wednesday, May 9, respectively. The APC spokesman said some of the dates would be adjusted since the NWC had been advised to look at the current timetable again for being too “closely packed” and leaving little room for errors. “The observation was t

Hon Edward Gyang Pwajok SAN Advised Fellow Members To Stop Lamenting And Act Over The Killings Going On....

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25th April,2018. Today's plenary at the green chambers of the National Assembly went hot as the members of the house of representative deliberated on the insecurity situation glooming the country and express their displeasure on how the security agencies are showing laxity on the fight against the killer-herdsmen as non of them and their sponsors have been brought to book. On this note Hon Edward Gyang Pwajok SAN member representing Jos South/East federal constituency at the house of representative advised his fellow members to stop lamenting and act, in his words he said" that the house has adopted several motions on these attacks and must move beyond just "lamenting" , he said we must prove to Nigerians that we are capable of acting" While most members spoke in favor of his motion, some even showed their concern on how most Nigerians feel they are just sitting and doing nothing in the house as most of them don't know how to go back to their constit

Plateau State Governor RT Hon Simon Bako Lalong Meets Appointees....

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25th April,  2018.  Plateau State Governor, Rt. Hon. Simon Lalong said time has come for political office holders to evaluate their performance so as to enable them finish strong in 2019. The Governor stated this during a meeting with appointees on the 24th of April,  2018 at the Government house, Liittle Rayfield, Jos. According to him, the administration is clocking close to 3 years in office and it is incumbent on political appointees of his administration to meet for collective assessment of their performance. The meeting, Governor Lalong said will also be a platform for them to ask  relevant questions and seek for clarifications on grey areas towards enabling them to finish strong in 2019. The Governor thanked the appointees for contributing to the success of the administration.

Plateau Launches Architectural Report Towards Promoting Women Engagement In Peace Building....

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By Loisinta Vou Pwol. 24th April, 2018. The official launching of the Plateau State Architecture report and wps short films and documentary organized by United Nations Women and Plateau State Government in collaboration with UNICEF, and supported by the European Union. The event which was held at the Crest Hotel, Jos had in attendance the Civil Society ,Women groups, Government officials, Traditional, Religious, Security agencies  and  representatives of  international organisations were all in attendance. The Commissioner of Women affairs, Plateau State, Hon Anna Musa Izam commended the efforts of  United Nations women as she emphasize that women are the worse vulnerable during conflicts but often neglected during conflicts resolutions as they women play a vital role in  peace building of the nation. She recommended that more women should be involved in the peace building of the nation. Most of the speakers who spoke emphasised the need for society t