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Plateau Youth Activist Pius Hoomen Felicitates With Ice Prince On His Birthday...

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30th October 201i Plateau Youth activist Pius Hoomen felicitates with Ice Prince on  his birthday By Golok Nanmwa, Jos Plateau Youth activist Comrade Pius Hoomen on Tuesday  described  Nigerian Hip hop star Panshak Zamani  popularly called Ice Prince  as a  role model to youths of Plateau and the country at large . Comrade Hoomen in a statement made available to newsmen in Jos on the occasion of the birthday celebration of Ice Prince Zamani reads that "Happy birthday to my man Ice Prince you are a role model to youths of Plateau and Nigeria at large ." "May all your dreams and wishes come true at all times " I pray  your special day, brings you all that your heart desires My friend I  pray you clinch every award on earth while you keep slaying every song  you sing Happy Birthday my number one rapper . Wishing you a day that is as special in every way as you are."

Do Not Drag COCIN Into Partisan Politics - Clergy Warns

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DO NOT DRAG COCIN CHURCH INTO PARTISAN POLITICS ,clergy warns  Clergies in the Church Of Christ In Nations (COCIN) have been warned to resist the temptation of dragging the Church into partisan politics.  This caution came from  the erudite Vice President of the Church, Rev. Dr Obed Dachan in his welcome remarks at the retirement service of Mrs Josephine Goro in Panyam. Rev Dachan who was visibly irked by the wide spread rumors of the involvement of the Church in partisan politics told the congregation that no Clergy COCIN is allowed to preach partisan politics in the church as that would have the propensity to divide not only members of the church but the body of Christ especially that the congregation belong to various political interests. Dr Dachan while thanking God for the life of Mrs Josephine Goro to have served for forty nine years in the COCIN Health Unit also used the opportunity to call on politicians to be upright in their politicking and endeavor to serve with hum

Anenih's Death Robs Nigeria Of A Nationalist, Political Strategist- Lalong.

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29th October 2018 Anenih’s death robs Nigeria of a nationalist, political strategist  —Lalong By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Monday said that the death of a former Minister of Works, Tony Anenih, has robbed Nigeria of a nationalist and consummate political strategist. The Governor stated this while commiserating with his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki, the family of the late elder statesman and the entire people of Edo State. Lalong’s condolence message is contained in a statement issued in Jos on Monday, October 29, 2018 by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mark Longyen, and made available to newsmen. The statement reads: “I commiserate with the Executive Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, the government and people of Edo State and the entire Anenih family over the painful exit of its patriarch, the late Chief Tony Anenih. “The death of Chief Anenih has indeed robbed Nigeria of a nationalist, consumma

I Would Not Rest Until Lasting Peace Is Restored In Plateau - Lalong.

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28th October 2018 I would not rest until lasting peace is restored in Plateau - Lalong By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong  on Sunday said  the rescue Government will not rest on its quest to bringing lasting peace in the state. The state government also called on  residents of the state to   contribute to the  peace process in the state . Lalong who was represented by the state commissioner for information and communication Yakubu Dati stated this  at the closing ceremony and finals of the peace football tournament organised by the special task force ,Operation safe Haven. (OPSH) in Jos. The Governor said that every resident of Plateau must contribute to peaceful communal life,saying the rescue Government will not rest on its quest to bringing lasting peace in the state. There was performance by various artist, special task force and many others as Kabong and mista Ali youths made it to the finals of the tournament . Our correspondent reports th

Politics 2019: Gov Lalong Told Aspirants That Opportunities Abound APC....

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Politics 2019: Gov Lalong told aspirants that opportunities abound APC.... 28th October 2018 Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has said that opportunities abound in All Progressives Congress (APC) and appealed to aspirants who contested and lost the primaries to remain with the party. Lalong made the appeal on Saturday in Jos in an interaction with all candidates and aspirants who vied for various positions in the recently concluded primary election. The governor said there was no victor and no vanquished in the primaries. He congratulated those who won the primaries and commended those that lost for contributing significantly to the growth of the party. “Whether you win or lose, there are great opportunities in APC if we win the general elections. “Let us work together for the success of the party by teaming up with candidates to ensure that our party wins. “It is important for us to work for the party because if party wins, we have won but if the party loses, we have lost

2019; INEC Clears 39 Senate Candidates In Plateau State...

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2019: INEC clears 39 senate candidates in Plateau State .. 28th October 2018. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Plateau State office has displayed the names of 39 cleared to contest for the Senate seats from the three Senatorial districts of the state and as well as 66 candidates contesting for the House of Representatives seats across the eight Federal Constituencies of the state. Some of the registered political parties who their candidates were cleared to participate in the 2019 elections includes; APC, PDP, ADP, SDP, ADC and PPC amongst others. The candidates cleared to contest for the senate include: Hon. Istifanus Dung Gyang, PDP from Plateau North; Hon. Rufus Bature, APC Plateau North; while Former Comptroller of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr. Paradang David, PDP Plateau Central; former Commissioner of Police Abia State Hezekiah Dimka was cleared as APC candidate Plateau Central Senatorial District, and Youths activist, Dr.Chinnan Dikwal for SDP

Host Community Rulers & Herdsmen To Sign Peace Pact To End Grazing In PLASU Varsity....

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27th October 2018 Host Community Rulers & Herdsmen to Sign Peace Pact to end Grazing in PLASU Varsity By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Saf Butura Dr. John Gabriel Mallo Makwal has assured the management of Plateau State University, Bokkos that the problem of insecurity within and around the University community will soon be mitigated as the traditional council and leaders of Fulani are working on a peace pact which they will soon sign to end the spate of clashes between the natives and Fulanis. He gave the assurance when the Vice Chancellor of Plateau State University, Professor Yohana Daniel Izam led the management of the institution on a condolence visit to his palace to condole him over the death of his daughter. He said in the past the herdsmen used to graze within the University but this has stopped because of the on-going discussions between the Traditional Council and the leaders of the Herdsmen on the need to co-exist peacefully with one another by avoiding actions that co

Professor Izam Inspects Facilities Ahead Of Monday Accreditation Exercise...

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27th October 2018 Professor Izam Inspects Facilities Ahead of Monday Accreditation Exercise By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Preparatory to the second leg of accreditation visit for the remaining (5) programmes of Plateau State University, Bokkos, the Vice Chancellor of the University Professor Yahana Daniel Izam has inspected facilities to ensure that all the departments to undergo the accreditation are fully prepared for the exercise. The second leg of the accreditation is slated to begin from Monday, 28th  October, 2018. The programmes to be accredited are Computer Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Physics. The Vice Chancellor was companied by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Dr. John Barnabas Nvau and Deputy Registrar Academic Affairs, Mr. Yakubu Ayuba who were received by the various Heads of Department (HoDs) who conducted them round the facilities and laboratories of the respective departments to ensure that all laboratory equipment are functional and ready for

Gov Lalong Presented With Approval Letter For Barkin Ladi Police Squadron....

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Governor Lalong presented with approval letter for Barkin Ladi police squadron. 26th October, 2018. Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has been presented with the letter of approval for the establishment of the police mobile squadron unit in Gashish, Barkin Ladi LGA. The letter was presented to the Governor by DIG Habila Joshak who represented the Inspector General of the police force,  Ibrahim Idris. The police mobile squadron unit is part of Government efforts towards bringing lasting peace in Barkin Ladi and Riyom LGAs of Plateau State.

Plateau To Partner Ireland To Increase Potatoes Production, Curb Insecurity....

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26th October 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau state Government  on Friday said it will sustain its relationship with the Ireland Government to increase potatoes production as well as curb insecurity among other benefits. Governor Simon Lalong stated this shortly after a  familiarization visit to the Ireland Ambassador, Sean Hoy at the Embassy in Maitama, Abuja. The Governor stressed that there was need to maintain cordial relationship with the Ireland Government considering that many of its citizens invest in plateau state.             "We have a lot of them investing in the state. Most of the construction work are done by Irish citizens and it is my duty as the governor to also reach out to understand and continue to maintain the relationship." The Governor called on citizens to embrace peace for development to thrive. On his part, the Ireland Ambassador to Nigeria, Sean Hoy sued for collective efforts to return plateau  to home of peace and tourism, sayin

35 Jos Inmate To Participate In 2018 SSCE....

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25th October 2018 The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has said that 35 inmates of the Jos prison will participate in the 2018 Nov/Dec Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) of the National Examination Council (NECO). DSP Luka Ayedoo, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Plateau Command of NPS made this known in a statement in Jos on Sunday. Ayedoo said that the inmates who comprised of 32 males and three females were adequately prepared to take social science and commercial subjects in the examination. According to him, the examination fees of the inmates were paid by the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), as part of activities marking its 47th anniversary. “35 inmates of Jos Prison have been duly registered for the 2018 NECO external examination. “The inmates 32 of who are male and 3 females have been prepared to take subjects in social sciences and commercials. “This examination is one of the numerous reform programs available to prepare inmates towards smooth

SA's ICT Calls On Management Of Viewpoint Nigeria To Call Friday Bako To Order

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25th October 2018 SA,s ICT calls on Management of viewpoint Nigeria to call Friday Bako to order RE: Trouble Looms as Gov. Lalong’s Brother Orders APC Media Team to Return Tablets VIEWPOINTS FRIDAY BAKO AND DOGO NANZINGS  KINDERGARTEN PROPAGANDA... In what can be termed as gutter politics of hate and vindictiveness as it is in the tradition of the PDP and their barking dogs reinvented online to keep making unfounded noise for stipends. A skewed fabricated report was written by Friday Bako in connivance with a certain Dogo Nanzing who until a fortnight ago was a beneficiary of the Lalong administration but jumped ship when his kinsman emerged as PDP flagbearer for Governor in the state. This misleading and fabricated jargon is aimed at tarnishing the image of the Lalong administration specifically targeting the Special assistants on ICT. We want to categorically state that there is no iota of truth in the lame report as it was poorly written that a kindergarten pupil ca

Re: Trouble Looms As Gov Lalong's Brother Orders APC Media Team To Return Tablets.. Viewpoints Friday Bako Nanzings Kindergarten Propaganda....

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25th October 2018 RE: Trouble Looms as Gov. Lalong’s Brother Orders APC Media Team to Return Tablets VIEWPOINTS FRIDAY BAKO AND DOGO NANZINGS  KINDERGARTEN PROPAGANDA... In what can be termed as gutter politics of hate and vindictiveness as it is in the tradition of the PDP and their barking dogs reinvented online to keep making unfounded noise for stipends. A skewed fabricated report was written by Friday Bako in connivance with a certain Dogo Nanzing who until a fortnight ago was a beneficiary of the Lalong administration but jumped ship when his kinsman emerged as PDP flagbearer for Governor in the state. This misleading and fabricated jargon is aimed at tarnishing the image of the Lalong administration specifically targeting the Special assistants on ICT. We want to categorically state that there is no iota of truth in the lame report as it was poorly written that a kindergarten pupil can decipher the predictable nature of the false write-up. As Democrats and seaso

Full World Press Text By The Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) Jos Branch On The Security Challenges Bedevilling The Institution...

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25th October,2018 TEXT OF A WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE BY THE ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES (ASUU), UNIVERSITY JOS BRANCH ON THE SECURITY CHALLENGES BEDEVILLING THE INSTITUTION ON 25TH OCTOBER,2018 HELD AT ASUU SECRETARIAT, UNIVERSITY OF JOS Gentlemen of the Press All Protocol We the members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities,(ASUU), are constrained to cry out on behalf of the entire University Community to draw attention to the protracted security challenges facing the institution because it has now become a matter of life and death for both staff and students. Every day when we leave our homes to come and discharge our civic duties, there is no guaranty that we will go back home alive. Therefore, it has become imperative to draw the attention of the Federal Government of Nigeria and the entire world to the plight of staff and students who have suffered and are still suffering greatly from the security challenges bedevilling the institution which seem to have been aba

2019: Plateau APC Aspirants Unite For Party's Success....

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2019: Plateau APC aspirants unite for party’s success 25th October 2018 By Golok Nanmwa.,Jos All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants for National Assembly ,Federal house of representative ,House of assembly  seats who lost in the recent primaries in Plateau  State have resolved to work for the success of the party in the 2019 general elections. Our correspondent  reports that the aspirants took the decision on Thursday after a meeting with the APC chairman of the state Latep Dabang in Jos the state capital. Latep told journalists that the meeting was frank , and all the aspirants had agreed to ensure the success of the APC at the poll. “The party is waxing stronger he said. “We have met and all the aspirants have all resolved to work for the overall interest of the party in the state,” he said. "I appreciate them for flying the flag of the party in the last primaries ,as a party there is no winner or loser ,we are all together  " "We have   also resolved

Plateau PDP: Hon Macham Emmanuel Accused Pamson Dagyet Of Plotting Against PDP, As Fighting Continues Secretly Within PDP Supporters.....

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25th October 2018 A strong supporter of the PDP and former spokesman of Sen Allimodu Sheriff have accused Hon Pamson Dagyat of Plotting against the party secretly in a statement on social media.macham said Pamson has not demonstrate being an elder statement long before now. Emmanuel Macham Jp. PDP Secretariat Jos Plateau State. Date:25th,Oct 2018. *Dear Pamson Dagyat sir* I carefully went through your write-up title(who is bewitching Plateau PDP)the content exhibited an attempt to further divide our Party the PDP by my personal analysis. You attempt to polarized and draw sympathy to yourself and harvest from where you did not sow, using HE Sen Jonah Jang name. The buildup to the Deputy Governor nomination had serious and gross mistake along the way which led to vulgar and serious maneuvers among some stakeholders who were nominated from the Mangu chapter of our party,no doubt about that. You made mention of a phrase,Too close to Jonah Jang,in your usual manner to g

Plateau State Would Soon Overcome Its Economic, Security Challenges - Lalong..

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25th October 2018 Plateau would soon  overcome its  economic ,security  challenges - Lalong By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong on Thursday said he is confident that Plateau would soon over come the security and economic  challenges of the state . Lalong made this known while speaking   at  the  Plateau day at the ongoing 2018 Jos  trade fair in Jos. He said The theme of this year’s Trade Fair, which is: “Sustainable Development of MSMEs in a Challenging Economic Environment,” is indeed apt and timely. This is because it encapsulates the realities that the present business and investment strategies face. Government has deliberately put in place some measures with a view to overcoming these economic challenges by establishing some institutions at the inception of this administration. These institutions includes ,the Plateau State Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency) to facilitate regulation compliance  One-Stop-Shop to provide information t

Buhari Empowers 4000 Plateau Traders With Cash ......

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Buhari Empowers 4000 Plateau Traders with Cash.. October 25, 2018 The Federal Government is to spend about N400 million on 4,000 small-scale entrepreneurs in Plateau State as part of its TradeMoni empowerment initiative. The gesture, according to its promoters, has been concretized between the Bank of Industry and GDM Group, had been part of government’s efforts to eradicate unemployment and assist those who have businesses but cannot it do it well because of finance. The money would be paid to beneficiaries through an economic platform called Eyowo. The Supervisor of GDM Group, Basil Atondo, during its inauguration held at the popular Terminus Market in Jos, explained that through the programme the Federal Government would be empowering  millions of people nationwide. He said, “As a matter of fact, the Federal Government wants to register and empower as much as 200 million people nationwide. But here in Plateau State, we have registered about 4,000 people on this scheme

APC Plateau Says It Remains Committed To Ensuring That Women Are Carried Along In Governance Across The State.....

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25th October 2018 The All Progressives Congress in Plateau State says it remains  committed to ensuring that women are carried along in governance across the state. Rising from its State Working Committee (SWC) meeting in Jos the party said in that regards it has endorsed the inclusion of women to play critical developmental roles starting from across the 17 LGAs. A statement issued by State Chairman of the APC Hon Letep Dabang said the State Working Committee has resolved that in other to ensure gender sensitiveness women must be considered for appointments into the recently elected Local Government Administrations in the state. According to Letep Dabang,it was resolved that not less than two women must be appointed as Supervisory Councilors and Special Advisers in each of the Local Governments across the state. The statement quotes the APC Chairman as saying,the women through their patience as mothers will greatly reflect positively if involved in governance of which can

Plateau: Lalong Assures Citizens Of His Administration 's Commitment To The Safety Of Lives And Properties...

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23rd October 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos  Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong on Tuesday  assured citizens of his administration's commitment to the safety of lives and properties in the state . The Governor says his administration  is in constant interface with security agencies towards protecting the fundamental human rights of its citizens as they carry out their constitutional duties. A press release issued and signed by state commissioner of Information and Communication Yakubu Dati explained the government has a  robust monthly "Peace and Security Dialogue Architecture" where stakeholders discuss issues of peace and security. Dati said in crisis periods, there could be emerging issues that should be reported to government for necessary action. He assured that issues concerning infractions in the security operation have been taken up with the leadership of the security agencies concerned. He said the government is fully committed to the protection of inn

Lalong Condoles Plateau Traditional Ruler Over Loss Of Wife....

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23rd Octoer 2018 Lalong condoles Plateau  traditional ruler over loss of wife By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong on Tuesday  condoled the Miskagham Mwaghavul Nelson Bakfur over the loss of his wife, Talatu Bakfur. Governor Lalong was accompanied by top Government officials to the Bakfur family compound in Kerang of Mangu Local Government Area of the state Lalong said the deceased died at a period her wise counsel was critical for the progress of Mwaghavul land and the entire state. He asked the family to be comforted by the legacies she left behind. Responding on behalf of the royal Father, Chairman Council of Mwaghavul Elders Brigadier General Reverend Linus Bulus appreciated Governor Lalong for taking time to comfort them in spite of his tight schedules. Bulus said all human beings are pilgrims on earth.

Greater Together Rejects James Dalok As Running Mate To Jeremiah Useni...

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GREATER TOGETHER NETWORK. 23rd October, 2018. PRESS STATEMENT. The Greater Together Network (GTN) congratulates the People's Democratic Party (PDP) on it's successful primaries. In similar vein, GTN also congratulate all those who emerged candidates of the PDP in all elective positions especially Distinguished Senator Jeremiah Useni, the PDP Gubernatorial candidate of Plateau State. Greater Together Network notes with utmost concern the debate surrounding the choice of running mate to Distinguished Senator Jeremiah Useni and calls for transparency and credibility. Greater Together Network agrees that the choice of running mate is the prerogative of our Gubernatorial candidate, We nonetheless note that for a party in opposition, there is need for strategic consultations to ensure collective decision by critical stakeholders in the party. Greater Together Network notes that harmony was the reason why the party zoned it's Gubernatorial ticket to the Southern zo

Lalong Empowers Over 10,000 Youths Says Employment Topmost Priority Of My Administration...

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Lalong empowers over 10,000 Youths , says employment topmost priority of my administration 22nd October 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong on Monday  reiterated his determination to continue to reduce, and “subsequently banish poverty” among youths in the state, noting that youth empowerment and employment is in the front burner of his administration. The Governor, who declared this during the inauguration of the third phase of Simon Lalong Empowerment Scheme (SLEMS) in Jos on Monday, said he was happy that he has not let down Plateau people in this regard, adding that the establishment of the Plateau State Microfinance, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (PLASMEDA) via an Executive Bill was a clear pointer in that regard. He added that over 2,000 market women and traders were recently engaged in the Government Enterprise Empowerment Programme (GEEP), which enabled them to access micro-credit facilities to grow their businesses.

Gov Lalong Pays Inherited Arrears Of Teachers And LGA Staff...

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Gov Lalong pays inherited arrears of teachers and LGA staff 22nd October 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau state Governor  Simon Lalong  on  Monday approved the payment of the outstanding withheld salaries under the "No work, no pay" inflicted by the former administration. A statement from Yakubu Dati ,the Commissioner of Information and Communication of the state reads that "Already, the government has commenced with the payment of two months out of the balance of three months through the Local Government Service Commission." "Governor Lalong had, on assumption of office, promised to defray the backlog of withheld salaries of Local Government staff and primary school Teachers affected." "The Rescue administration remains committed to the it's Five-point policy thrust of prioritising the welfare of the citizenry. "Meanwhile, the committee on "No work, No pay" will entertain all genuine complaints arising from the

Gov Lalong Empowers Groundnut Seller With Cash And Tricycle For Business.....

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Gov. Lalong Empowers Groundnut Seller With Cash and Tricycle For Business 22nd October 2018 Gov Laĺong presented business starter packs to the groundnut seller he met sometimes ago...... The Simon Lalong Empowerment Scheme( SLEMS III) flag off its presentation of starter packs to participants of which a tricycle was handed to the groundnut seller(Mrs Abigail) he encountered some months ago while playing golf and also a sum of 150k as a starter pack for her business. According to the groundnut seller she said after her encounter with the governor she had to tell the governor to help boast her business and the governor asked what she wants and she responded that she needs a tricycle and little funds to boast her small business and today she was surprised by the kind gestures of the governor. Among the other beneficiaries  are Jerry Malau winner of the 2018 SMES award ,the governor presented a gift of a car and 3 bedroom flat to jerry malau's father. Many people were benef

Plateau LGA Re Run Election Free And Fair - Says Observers...

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Plateau LGA re -run   election free and fair -says  observers By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos  Coalition of accredited National Observers, for the October 10 local Government elections in Plateau State at the weekend  said the re-run elections in Langtang South and Mangu Local Government Areas of the state was without violence, vote-buying and any form of electoral manipulation. The Spokesman of the group   Ali Abacha, made this known  while speaking with  newsmen  on the outcome of last  Thursday re-run elections in Langtang North and Mangu Local Government Areas were the elections was inconclusive. He said  that the PDP had boycotted the re-run elections held on 18 October 2018 in two polling units; Fumunan in Kerang and Kantoma in Mangu Halle, in Mangu Local Government Area of the state. In his words “When Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) announced results in 13 Local Government Areas where election took place on the 10 October, 2018, the results were declar

Plateau United Gets New Technical Adviser As Boboye Takes A Bow....

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Plateau United Gets New Technical Adviser As Boboye Takes A Bow 21st October 2018 By Daniel Dauda, Jos The management of 2017 Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Plateau united football club of Jos has unveiled Abdul Isa Maikaba as its new technical adviser. Unveiling Maikaba at the club house in jos, the general manager of plateau united, Pius Henwan said the management decided to bring him in order to fill the vacuum created by the departure of the former coach, Kennedy Boboye. Henwan explained they decided to hire the services of Maikaba because management felt the former Akwa united coach posses the ability to fulfil the club ambition for the forthcoming season which is to win the NPFL title. The general manager who lauded the former Akwa united coach for the successes he recorded with his former club by winning the 2017 Aiteo cup, expressed optimism in the ability of the coach to deliver on the mandate given to him. Speaking shortly after he was unveiled

Plateau PDP Chairmanship Candidate Dumps PDP Over Discrimination...

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Plateau PDP Chairmanship Candidate dumps PDP over Discrimination...... 19th October,  2018. Press Statement INTENTION TO WITHDRAW FROM THE PDP ON ACCOUNT OF DISCRIMINATION. I  Chief Ayuba Burki Gufwan intends to suspend my membership of the PDP. My decision is based on unsavory, discriminatory and divisive comments on my person by ranking members of our party, the State leadership and campaign directorate of our Gubernatorial candidate during the selection process of the running mate to Distinguished Senator Jeremiah Useni suggesting that person's living with physical disabilities do not posses the capacity to be elected or appointed to hold public office. The world has progressed and the contributions of person's living with disabilities to development cannot be quantified, thus the comments are unbecoming  and insensitive of a political party which has equity as  it's moto. It invariably means that beyond lip service,  our leadership still has mundane thoug

LG Polls: Gov Lalong Swears In Langtant North And Mangu Local Government Chairmen....

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19th October 2018 Plateau State governor  Rt hon simon Bako Lalong swears in the executive chairman of Langtant North  Hon Nanloh Amos and That of Mangu LGC Hon Lawrence Danat. The governor charged the newly elected chairmen to live up to expectation and wishes them the best in their new office. The occasion was witnessed by top government officials.

Lalong: Declaration Of State Of Emergency On Education Timely

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19th October 2018 Lalong: Declaration of state of emergency on education timely By Golok Nanmwa,Jos Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has said that the recent declaration of a state of emergency on the nation’s education sector by the Federal Government was long overdue, stressing that it would go a long way in addressing the multifarious challenges facing the sector. A statement issued in Abuja on Friday by the Governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mark Longyen, said Governor Lalong stated this when he appeared on the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, live programme, “Good Morning Nigeria,” at the NTA headquarters in Abuja. According to the statement, Lalong said that any nation that does not prioritize education was bound to fail, and explained that it was against this backdrop that his administration had, right from the onset, taken the challenge of addressing the decay in the Plateau State education sector headlong by doing everything possi