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Lalong Presents First Class Staff Of Office To Plateau Traditional Ruler Atar Aten Of Ganawuri.....

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28th November 2018 Lalong presents first class staff  of office to Plateau traditional ruler ATar Aten of Ganawuri  By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong on Wednesday presented a first class staff of office to  a  traditional ruler the Atar Aten  of  Ganawuri   Yakubu Chaimang . Speaking at the occasion ,Lalong said "This historic occasion offers the opportunity to share in the celebration of the moment and for us to witness the rich cultural exhibition of the Aten Nation. The Aten Nation may look or sound small, but its people are historically and culturally mighty. Most significantly is your high sense of accommodation and tolerance for all shades of humanity, hence your collective sense of unity and purpose. I recall with nostalgia that during the pre-election period of 2015 the people of Ganawuri Chiefdom welcomed and hosted me with great hospitality and ovation. This support was further consolidated in yo

Gov Lalong Pledges Prompt Relocation Of IDPs To Their Ancestral Homes *Nesco Hands Over Building, Quatres,Properties To Plateau For Immediate Takeoff Of The Mobile Barracks Approved By FG..

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28th November 2018 Gov. Lalong pledges prompt relocation of IDPs to their ancestral homes *NESCO hands  over Buildings, quarters, properties to  Plateau  for  immediate takeoff of the Mobile Barracks approved by FG By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau state Government on Wednesday again reiterated that the Simon Lalong led administration is doing everything possible to relocate internally displaced persons to their ancestral homes . Our correspondent reports that The Nigerian Electricity Supply corporation (Nig) Limited on Wednesday  officially handed over Buildings, quarters and other properties to the Plateau state Government for the immediate takeoff of the Mobile Barracks approved by the Federal Government to ensure the immediate relocation of internally displaced persons back to their ancestral Land. Assistant chief Engineer Generation of NESCO Engr. Azu Mishael while handing over the buildings and some quarters Worth millions of Naira located at Kurra Falls Gashish

Plateau 2019 - Lalong Waxing Stronger Says Regeneration Group....

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Plateau 2019 - Lalong waxing stronger says Regeneration Group By Golok Nanmwa,Jos Plateau Regeneration Group PRG on Tuesday said among all the candidates contesting for Governorship in various platforms Governor Simon Lalong the All Progressive Congress APC candidate stands out tall and remains the best candidate for Plateau citizens come 2019. The group also appealed to people of the state to support Gov Simon Lalong,s second term bid stressing that he has done excellently well since assumption of office and deserves to continue the good work he is doing in Plateau. Public Relations Officer of the group Pam Datiri made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Jos . Lalong has proven that his Rescue Administration’s core mandate is to give to the good people of Plateau State a sense of belonging, harmony, unity and purpose through the guarantee of Peace, Security and Good Governance, which is key in its five policy thrusts. The All Progressives Congre

Plateau State Government Has Approved The Recruitment Of 1,167 Workers...

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Plateau State government has approved the recruitment of 1,167 workers..... 27th November, 2018 The Plateau State Government on Monday said it would recruit 1,661 workers through its civil service commission. Mr.  Dagug Fompun, Chairman, Plateau State Civil Service Commission disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Jos. He said that Governor Simon Lalong, had given the approval for the recruitment exercise into the various ministries and agencies in the state civil service. Fompun said that in view of this administration’s passion for fairness and justice, the recruitment would be transparent, fair and inclusive. He said the commission would conduct the recruitment interviews for 36 ministries, departments and agencies comprising of 1,167 vacancies. The chairman said that the remaining 14 MDAs consisting of 494 vacancies would be handled by boards and parastatals legally constituted by law to do so. He added that all the vacancies would be advertised

Lalong's Show Of Political Maturity....

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LALONG’S SHOW OF POLITICAL MATURITY By Daniel Nuhu With the successful hand over of government from the people’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressive congress (APC) in 2015 at the state level, which seem a novel political situation in the state. However transition even within the same party the PDP from 1999 to 2015, 16 years seem to have been colored in the state. It has been every man, new beginning. New public officers change the policies and programs of the state government as they come in accordance with their own peculiar understanding of citation. Rather than reckoning with the interest of the state and natural growth requirement, for this reason, every significant growth has been whittle dawn at each twist of event over the past 16years. There have not been continuity; always starting afresh each time there’s a new head. Each government in plateau state is good at throwing away the baby with the bathing water. Granting that each party has its own manifesto, t

Plateau Police Command Arrest 5 Kidnappers, Criminals....

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Plateau police command arrest 5 kidnapers ,criminals By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau Police command on Monday paraded five kidnappers and other criminals  who have been operating in the state . The command further said it recently recovered one hundred and fifteen rustled cows . Commissioner of Police in Plateau state CP Austin Agbonlahor who addressed newsmen in Jos said " The Command is  successfully tackling  cases of Kidnapping, Armed Robbery and Cattle Rustling ". "In all the cases of kidnapping, the Command rescued the victims without paying any ransom and arrested some suspects who perpetrated the acts. "The recent operation of the Command with the assistance of the IGP STS which led to the rescue of HRH Engr. David Isah Dongbam, the paramount ruler of Dorock Kingdom of Shendam L.G.A on 24/11/2018 in perfect health condition and without payment of ransom is still fresh in our minds." He said "On the 23/10/2018 at about 2330hrs a case of

Gov Lalong Pledges To Transform Public Schools To Meet Global Standards....

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Lalong pledges to transform public schools to meet global standards 25th November,2018 By Mark Longyen Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has said  at least one school in each of the local government areas of the state would be remodelled to international standard before the end of his tenure. The Governor stated this at the 4th national convention and dinner of the Shendam Old Students Association, SOSA held at the Government Secondary school Shendam. Lalong said the facelift of GSS Shendam and  others to come was his desire to improve the standard of education in the state. Governor Lalong urged students to study hard to succeed in their academic pursuit. He called on citizens to embrace one another and live together in peace irrespective of their affiliations. Chairman of the Occasion and former member representing Pankshin, Kanke,  Kanam,  Leo Dilkon  advised people to take advantage of the fertile soil God has blessed the state with and venture

Abducted Long Dorok Of Shendam Regains Freedom From Kidnappers.....

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24th November, 2018 The Plateau State Police Command wish to inform the general public that HRH Engr. David Isah Dongbam, the Second Class Chief of the Dorok Kingdom of Shandam Local Government Area of Plateau State has Unconditionally been Released by his kidnappers. The Paramount Ruler who was Kidnapped on the 19/11/2018 regained his freedom today being Saturday 24/11/2018 at about 0010hrs. He has since been examined by some medical doctors and given a clean bill of health (he is in perfect health condition). His unconditional release became necessary when his Kidnappers noticed that our men (Police Personnel) were closing in on them and the only option left for them was to release their victim. The Plateau State Police Command wish to thank the good people of Plateau State for their patience and to single out the Dorok Kingdom for their understanding and confidence in the Police by allowing us carry out our Search and Rescue Operation without interference. Sign DSP T

Jt Useni Running Mate Nomination Gets Messy As COCIN Clergy Goes To Court

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JT Useni Running Mate Nomination Gets Messy as COCIN Clergy Goes to Court. 22nd November. The crisis in Plateau PDP  over the nomination of running mate to Senator Jeremiah Useni, the PDP Gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 election keeps getting messier as the day goes by. The crisis which began over conflicting interest  who will be selected to pair the retired General has taken another dimension with Rev. Tanko Yilmak, a COCIN clergy threatening to go to court to clear his name from an alleged fictitious "Central Zone Church Leaders Prayer Forum". Rev. Tanko Yilmak through his lawyers, S.T Panwal & Co have written a letter to one Dakas Nathaniel Dakas demanding an apology and retraction of publication implicating Rev. Tanko D. Yilmak. The letter of demand is squeal to complaints by the plaintiff that his name and signature were fraudulently inserted in a letter sent to Senator Jeremiah Useni nominating Dr. James Dalok as his tuning mate. The PDP i

Lalong Positively Changing The Plateau Narrative - Yakubu Dati...

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Lalong Positively Changing the Plateau Narrative - Yakubu Dati 23rd November 2018 Plateau State Government under the captain of the rescue mission Simon Lalong is all out to change the wrong narrative about the state by the outsider world. State commissioner for information and communication Yakubu Dati gave this submission at a fire side chat held in jos. Dati explained that the responsibility does not rest on government alone. The commissioner also urge true peace lovers and optimistic youth to be self employed ambassadors of peace. Also speaking ,another guest said the current administration on the plateau has done well in area of civil engagement. Godwin Okoko of civil society organizations further stressed that the focus of accountability is not all about finances alone. But explained that more is expected by the government. The November edition of the fireside chat organised by TOMRUK I Hub,organisers of the social media for social good conference had in attenda

Illicit drugs identify as trigger to violence in Plateau -- NGO

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By Kingsley Chukwuka, Jos Illicit drugs has been fingered as one of the cause to the incessant crisis that has bedeviled Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State, says a Non-governmental Organization, otherwise known as Search for Common Ground (SFCG). Speaking to our correspondent on Thursday in Jos at a forum tagged, Agenda for Inter Dialogue Meeting for Jos North Communities, the Project Coordinator (SFCG), Patience Chaimang, said the forum is aimed at transforming the farmers/headers conflict and promoting religious freedom. "We have identified the flash point communities frequently engulfed in violence both from Christian and Muslims neighborhood in Jos North LGA: we met the people of both communities at separate days and they lamented on the reoccurring circle of violence and we got those issues according to how they stated them and today we are having an inter dialogue with the same stakeholders from the troubled flash point communities. "Today&#

Plateau Police Command Confirms Abduction Of Traditional Ruler....

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Plateau police command confirms abduction of traditional ruler By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Plateau state Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the abduction of a traditional ruler in the state . Public Relations officer PPRO of the State Police command DSP Tyopev  Terna  in a ststement made available to newsmen in Jos reads that " on the 19/11/2018 at about 2200hrs, the Plateau State Police Command, Jos received an information that unknown gunmen stormed the residence of "the Longdorock" HRH Engr. David Isah Dongbam, the Second Class Chief of Dorock Kingdom of Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State and Kidnapped him to unknown destination. After the receipt of the information, the Command immediately formed a search and rescue team which is working assiduously to rescue the Paramount Ruler unhurt. The Command shall update members of the public as soon as new information crops in

Eid - El- Maulud: Lalong Felicitates With Muslims, Solicits Peace, Prayers..

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Eid-el-Maulud: Lalong felicitates with Muslims, solicits peace, prayers 20th November 2018 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Tuesday felicitated with Muslims in the state, the nation and the world, and sued for peace and prayers, as they celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Maulud, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed. The Governor, in a statement issued on  by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mark Longyen, urged Muslims not to be carried away by only the euphoria of the celebration, but to use it for sober reflection on the significance of the birth of the Holy Prophet. Governor Lalong also admonished the Muslim faithful to align themselves with the teachings and virtues of the Prophet and seize the opportunity presented by His birthday, to intensify prayers for peace and unity, noting that prayer is the panacea for every challenge. He also urged Muslims to fervently pray for the successful conduct of the 2019 general elections, so th

Gen Angbazo Takes Over As GOC 3 Division Maxwell Kbobe Cantonment

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Gen Angbazo takes over as GOC 3 division Maxwell Khobe cantonment 19th November 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Major General Nuhu Angbazo on Monday  took command as the General Officer Commanding 3 division Maxwell Khobe Cantonment in Rukuba, near Jos. Our correspondent reports that   General Angbazo who was until his appointment, the immediate past Chief of Civil-Military Affairs at the Army Headquarters took over from Major General Benson Akinroluyo who has been posted as the new theatre Commander for Operation Lafiya Dole. Speaking at the occasion  Angbazo reiterated his commitment in restoring confidence of the citizens within his area of responsibility and stressed that, “we are going to continue to engage the civil society in ways that is enshrined in our constitution, we are to provide the enabling environment and ensure security of lives and properties in every situation we find ourselves and follow global best practices.” He said “I came from the department of Civi

Eid-Maulud- Plateau Police Command Tightens Security...

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Eid-Maulud  -Plateau police command tightens security 19th November 2018 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Nigeria Police Force, Plateau State Command, Jos on monday  informed members of the public, Muslim Clerics and Worshippers that there is a ban on procession in the evening of 20th November, 2018 after the Id-el-Maulud  celebration. DSP Tyopev  Terna , ,police public relations officer,of Plateau state command, in a statement made available to newsmen in Jos also reads that   the Command wishes to remind members of the general public that the ban on fire-works; bangers, knock outs etc is still in force and the Command shall not hesitate to prosecute both sellers and users of these disturbing items. "The DPOs have been instructed to arrest and prosecute any person that sells or uses these items to serve as deterrent to others." "Moreover, motorcycles operation has been banned within the Jos Metropolis and the Police are out to enforce the ban without fear or favour.

2019 - Coalition Of Plateau State Central Youths Forums Endorse Lalong....

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2019 - Coalition of  Plateau state Central Youths Forums endorse Lalong By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Group operating under the aegis of   COALITION OF PLATEAU STATE CENTRAL YOUTHS FORUMS, on Monday endorsed the Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong and his deputy Professor Sonni Tyoden as their candidate  in the forth coming 2019 Gubernatorial election . Comrade Kamji Bagas,  the chairman of the group  while addressing newsmen in Jos said Gentlemen of the press, fellow citizens of Plateau State, good day. It is pertinent we address you at this critical moment of our political sojourn as we set sights on the forth coming general elections. The dream of every nation made of good people under God is to see to its progressive development in all spheres of life. Having seen Plateau grow in that light, it is our duty as patriots to commend and contribute our respective capacities towards this greater quest for nation building. As it is often said; Politics is past history and history is

Resettlement Of IDPs: COCIN Commends Lalong Calls For Expediency In The Exercise...

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Resettlement Of IDPs: COCIN commends Lalong calls for expediency In the exercise 18th November 2018 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos Church of Christ in Nations COCIN has Commended governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state for the steps taken towards resettling the internally displaced persons IDPs saying they hope the exercise will be done with expediency in the state. They appreciate the various NGO, churches and individuals expecially the living faith church headquarters, TEAR Fund, Bread for the world , Hon. Solomon Dalung, Minister for youth and sports for their support to the IDPs camps in the state. Our correspondent recalled that following the attack in some villages in Barkin Ladi and Riyom LGC which led to the killing of over 200 people the Simon Lalong led state government had set up a technical committee to work out modalities for the return of IDPs to their original abode. COCIN in a Communique issued at the end of the 95th general church council in Jos also expressed thank

Getting All Involved In Achieving Peace On The Plateau....

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Getting all involved in achieving peace on the Plateau 17th November 2018 Efforts of the Plateau State Government under Governor Simon Bako Lalong towards placing the state in the right direction towards achieving sustainable peace is becoming more glaring. But more encouraging  is the buy-in by the citizenry into the project in ways that would create the environment for growth and development which the state government has made one of its cardinal objectives. There have been more than a few contributions lately but the recent visit of the COCIN leadership to President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock Villa led by Rev Dr. Dachollom Datiri on Monday, November 5, 2018 deserves a mention. The visit coming at this time lends credence to the fact that the Lalong administration is not only willing but eager to join hands with the people in the various communities and organizations to look for solutions to the continuos threat to peace in the state while also showing that it is deter

NANS Zone C Secretary General calls on Nigerian Youth/Students To imbibe The Spirit Of Tolerance As Campaigns Officially Kicks Off....

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NANS Zone C Secretary General calls on Nigerian Youth/Students To imbibe The Spirit Of Tolerance As Campsigns Officially Kicks Off..... 18th November 2018 My dear  NIGERIA YOUTH/ STUDENTS.  Today  INEC has Officially declared Campaign Open, as you start to campaign for your favorite candidates  be very careful.  it is time for us to contribute immensely in Developing Peace and Unity in this great Nation of ours ,we should all bear in mind that thuggery, hate speeches, confrontation and upper coat approach should be disengage while issue base campaign and logical arguments be engage. we shouldn't be engaging in all kind of misconduct and stupidity taking in to Note that  "YOUTHS ARE THE BACK BONE OF ANY SOCIETY".let us be  *Ambassadors of Peace* in our State(s)  and country at large. We must agree to ..  1, understand each other language 2, appreciate our Existence as humans 3,lets deal with Emotions appropriately to guide our sentiments . 4, let's

2019 - Santos Larab Vows To Empower Youths, Women If Elected Senator...

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2019 - Santos Larab    vows to empower youths ,women if elected Senator By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Flag bearer of the Green Party of Nigeria (GPN  )for Plateau Central Senatorial district in the forthcoming 2019 elections Comrade Santos Larab, at the weekend said he would implement  Laws and policies that will create and guarantee enabling environments for empowerment through holistic and quality education for the people of his zone if elected  as Senator . Larab made this known while speaking with newsmen in Jos the Plateau state capital . He further promised responsible representation of the people of the senatorial district when elected. "My Senatorial district is blessed with so many hardworking youths who I would empower if elected ,"a lot of our youths are blessed with different talents in my constituency  and with just a little push can turn their situation around for good.  " "I would introduce policies in support of Micro Small and Medium Enterpri

Gov Lalong And NFF Leaders Receives Awards In Johannesburg...

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Governor Lalong and NFF Leaders receive awards Johannesburg. 17th November 2018 By Thaddeus Yilmen Jos. After the much-awaited clash between txhe Super Eagles and South Africa's Bafana Bafana, the focus switched to the bright lights of Sandton where the African Football Alliance (AFA) bestowed recognition awards upon Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State who earlier led the Nigerian delegation to the match at the FNB Stadium. Awards were also handed out to NFF President, Amaju Pinnick and NFF 1st Vice- President, Seyi Akinwunmi. Governor Lalong received the much-coveted African Football Development Excellence Award for his long-standing and continued support to the beautiful game, not only in his State but also across the whole of Nigeria. Governor Lalong in his acceptance speech, indicated that the recent success of the Super Eagles is testimony to the fact that if Nigerian people have one common vision, anything is possible both on and off the fie