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Northern Governor's Congratulate Kogi Governor Bello Over Victory At Supreme Court...

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 Northern Governors congratulate Kogi Governor Bello over victory at supreme Court  August 31,2020 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos   Northern Governors Forum has congratulated Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi  State over his election victory at the Supreme Court. Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong in a congratulatory message to Governor Bello in a statement signed by Macham Simon his director of press and public affairs , said the victory is an affirmation of the mandate of Kogi people entrusted on him which he should work hard to justify. He said “the Supreme Court judgment affirming your election victory gives you an opportunity to settle down to serve your people and fulfill their aspirations without any distraction. The people have already reposed their confidence in you and are looking up to you for the dividends of democracy”. Lalong assured Governor Yahaya Bello that Governors of the 19 Northern States shall continue to avail him support in all ways possible

Plateau PDP Crisis Deepens As Sen Useni Sets Up parallel State Exco, As Chris Hassan Emerges Chairman...

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August 31,2020 The Senator Jeremiah Useni faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Plateau state chapter is likely coming up with parallel State EXCO in the next three hours. This Followed a state Congress conducted by the Senator Jonah Jang faction on Saturday. Addressing party stalwarts at his campaign office along Dogon Karfe Jos this afternoon, Useni expressed dismay over the decision of the national body of the party to conduct congress in the state having set up a Care taker Committee, (following the resolution of Gov. Samuel Ortom Committee) with the mandate to resolving all pending issues before setting a date for the Congress. Details later

Gov Lalong Condoles Deputy Speaker Ahmed Idris Over death Of Sister...

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 Gov Lalong condoles deputy Speaker Ahmed Idris over death of Sister August 30,2020   By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos  Plateau State Governor and Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum Simon  Lalong on Sunday  commiserated with the Deputy Speaker of the House Representatives,  Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase over the death of his elder sister Hajiya Aishatu Idris. Lalong in a condolence message signed by his director of press and public affairs Simon Macham described the late Hajiya Aishatu as a good woman who was a very dependable sister to members of her immediate family and others within the community as she engaged in acts of charity, mentoring and advocacy. He described her death as a big loss to the family, particularly to the Deputy Speaker who derived a lot of comfort and counsel from her during critical moments of his career. While asking the Deputy Speaker and members of the family to accept her departure as the will of God, the Governor called on those who benefited from her love, mentorship a

Plateau South Senatorial Bye-Election: Withdrawal Of Chief John Dafaan- "Plateau Like minds"

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  August 30,2020 PRESS RELEASE BY " PLATEAU LIKE MINDS' ON THE WITHDRAWAL OF CHIEF JOHN DAFAAN FROM THE SOUTHERN ZONE SENATORIAL BYE- ELECTION. The Plateau Like Minds wishes to express her sincere appreciation to the good people of Plateau South for their support for Chief John Dafaan's aspiration in the Senatorial bye-election. However, we wish to inform you of his withdrawal from the race amidst wide spread support and acceptance even beyond party lines. You recall that  the Plateau Like Minds are citizens of Plateau State and members of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) who have come together to speak with one voice as a socio- political pressure group with the aim of adding value to public discourse for the advancement of our party, government and the people and who took a center stage in the birth and nurturing of Chief Dafaan's aspiration to fruition.  His withdrawal from the race is surely painful to us and the teeming supporters over time. We

Plateau North Coalition Of Ethnic Youths Nationalities Has New EXCO...

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 *Plateau North coalition of Ethnic Youths nationalities has new EXCO* August 29,2020 *Inauguration of coalition of Ethnic Youths nationalities plateau North* *Unity in diversity* As it was said by every speaker that grace the inauguration of the plateau North coalition of Ethnic Nationalities held at TEKAN Headquarters Jos. The event which was in Grand style follow a top-bottom approach in strict compliance with covid 19 protocol, Chairman of the occasion the RT Hon speaker of plateau state house of Assembly in his opening remarks spur the Youths on the need to be ambassadors of peace while representating their various Ethnic Nationalities he was ably represented by the Member Irigwe-Rukuba constituency Hon Musa Agah who double as the personality of Honor.  The guest speaker who is from the Youth constituency none other than DG PPBA Sir Joseph Lengmans in his paper, challenge the Youths to uphold cultural identity of its neighbors as ethnicity is purely an identification of a people a

Plateau Senate Bye Election- Gov Lalong Attends APC Zonal Stakeholders Meeting In Shendam...

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 Plateau senate bye election - Gov Lalong attends APC zonal stakeholders meeting in Shendam  August 29,2020 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos  Governor Simon Bako Lalong is confident that the All Progressives Congress will emerge victorious in the forthcoming Senate by-election for Plateau South Senatorial District coming up in October 2020. Governor Lalong who addressed leaders of the party at an extraordinary zonal stakeholders meeting in Shendam said the party has continued to remain intact in the State as the APC Rescue administration under his leadership is steadily delivering on its campaign promises and rescuing various sectors of the economy.  A statement signed by Dr Simon Macham ,Director of Press and  Public Affairs  to the Governor said Lalong  urged party members in the State to be united and work together towards a successful primaries that will produce the party's candidate and eventually deliver at the main elections.  He said " the APC is moving as a formidable force in the

Prof Garba Attends APC Meeting With PDP Regalia...

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 Prof Garba attends APC meeting with PDP regalia. August 29,2020 By our correspondent  Stakeholders of the APC in Plateau State were shocked with the adornment of the People's Democratic Party  PDP regalia by Prof Emmanuel Garba, an aspirant of the APC southern zone Senatorial primaries. The Stakeholders meeting held  on Saturday  29/08/2020, in shendam was attended by Governor Simon Lalong, APC Chairman Hon Latep Dabang and some contestants namely Prof Nora Daduut, Prof Sheni, Mr Nimfer and Prof Garba. Prof Garba was captured in a picture spotting a stocking conspicuously branded with the umbrella logo of the PDP in its colours.  The activities of the said Pro Garba had come under suspicion following reported nocturnal meetings with PDP leaders at his Koffiar Doemak home in Quan Pan Local government area of Plateau State.  The absentee Prof had always returned a woeful result in his Gares Angwar Dashe polling unit since 2015, including the 2018 Local Government elections. Stakeh

Yahaya Kwande Foundation Rekindles Hope Of Prison Inmates, Vulnerable Children..

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 Yahaya Kwande Foundation rekindles hope of prison inmates, vulnerable children with inspirational books curricula August 29,2020 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos  Yahaya Kwande Foundation has donated inspirational books for the rehabilitation of inmates at the Jos Correctional Services.  CLAPAI Orphanage Jos, Hope For Survival Orphanage Abuja and Trust International, Jos also received free books for learning. Founder of the Foundation and Chief Executive Officer, Yusuf Yahaya-Kwande, who presented  the books in sperate occasions in Jos, said the materials will give the inmates hope and opportunities to explore new venture in life after serving their jail terms and  contribute meaningfully to economic growth of the country. “Studies have shown that book reading in prison can be therapeutic, help give the inmates hope, educate and motivate them to explore new ventures in life. " It can reduce stress and minimizes the occurrence of violence and suicides. Our aim at Yahaya Kwande Foundation is t

Gov Lalong Inspects Work On Collapsed Bridge in Quaanpan, Appreciates FG Intervention...

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 Gov Lalong inspects work on collapsed bridge in Quaanpan ,appreciates FG intervention  August 29,2020 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos  Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has expressed gratitude to the Federal Government for its intervention in the repairs of collapsed bridges and other infrastructure on Federal Roads in the State.  Governor Lalong was speaking during an inspection of on-going work at the Sabon Gida bridge in Quaan pan Local Government Area Council, one of the Federal Roads affected in the State.  This was made known in a statement signed by Dr.  Simon Macham  Director of Press and Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State and made available to newsmen in Jos . Lalong said he was delighted with the quick intervention of the Federal Government following his appeal to Mr. President and a personal visit to the Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola in Abuja where he sought for immediate intervention.  He said "I am very happy with the level of work on-going on t

Prof Nora Dadu'ut Is A Bonafide APC Member - Latep Dabang...

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 PROF NORA DADU'UT IS A BONAFIDE APC MEMBER..... LETEP DABANG. August 29,2020 Prof Nora Daduut is a bonafide APC Member -Letep Dabang Plateau APC Chairman  By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Plateau State,Hon Letep Dabang has said  one of the aspirants for the forthcoming senatorial primaries of the party in the southern zone, Prof Nora Dadu'ut is a registered member of the party. Reacting to reports on Prof Dadu'ut not possessing an APC membership as well as voters card and never been registered at her ward,Letep Dabang said as party chairman he is in possession of documents containing Prof Dadu'ut's membership and voters cards as well as register with her name as registered from her ward. He said he has received two petitions with similar contents from a group which calls itself "Concerned APC Members from the southern zone" and "Prof Emmanuel Garba" alleging that one of the aspirants, Prof Nora Dadu'ut is not

condolence Message From Wase Equity Project On The Death Of Hajia Aishatu Idris....

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 CONDOLENCE MESSAGE FROM WASE EQUITY PROJECT ON THE DEATH OF HAJIA AISHATU IDRIS 29/8/2020 It is with profound grief and sadness that we received the news of the death of Hajia Aishatu Idris,elder sister to our leader the Deputy Speaker House of Representatives, RT Hon Ahmed Idris Wase,which occurred yesterday the 28th of August, 2020 in Jos. Hajia Aishatu was a true and dependable sister that contributed immensely to the success of our leader  in personal and family matters with wisdom and foresight. At this time of great pain and loss,we  express our deepest condolences to our leader the Deputy Speaker House of Representatives, His Excellency, Rt. Hon Ahmed Idris Wase.Our thoughts and prayers also go to the family of the Deputy Speaker. May Allah (SWT) grant them the fortitude to bear the loss. Abubakar Muhammad Badu Publicity Secretary

Plateau PDP In Disarray As Aggrieved Aspirants Threaten To Boycott State Congress...

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 Plateau PDP in disarray as aggrieved aspirants threaten to boycott state congress August 28,2020 By Golok Nanmwa,Jos  Some aggrieved aspirants for Plateau executive of People's Democratic Party have threatened to boycott the state elective congress slated for Saturday. The group of aspirants numbering 25 bared their minds while addressing newsmen in Jos on Friday. Mr Simon Jok, former acting National Legal Officer of party said that their decision not was due to anomalies associated with congress. Jok who is vying for the position of the Vice Chairman, said that there were many unresolved issues that should have been addressed before the congress. According to him, less than 24 hours to the congress most of the aspirants have not been screened as stated by the constitution of the PDP. He said that there were several court cases that has to do directly with the congress. Jok stated that there were 13 cases at the state level and 66 in the local governments. He wondered why  the con

Langtang North APC Endorses Prof Nora Daduut For Plateau South Senatorial Elections...

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 Langtang North APC endorses Prof Nora Daduut  for Plateau south Senatorial elections  August 28,2020 By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos  Reports Reaching our correspondent    has it that all the delegates of Langtang North  Local Government have unanimously endorsed Professor Nora Daduut for the APC primary ticket. This is a big boost for the only female contestant in the race as the date of the primaries gets closer  Commissioner for housing Hon Rimven  said described Prof Nora as the best candidate for the party in the forthcoming elections . He said that Prof Nora would deliver dividends of democarcy to the people of the zone if elected .  Zulfa said him along side other party members of the party would continue to rally  support for her in Langtang north. Our correspondent reports that among those present at the meeting are, the party chairman in the LGA Hon.Daniel Sargwak, the leader of the Legislative arm of the council Hon. James Kargwak, Hon Zingven Ramnap, Hon. Brian Dadi, Mr. Abu Nimmyel,

Appreciating Dr Haggai Gutap DG PLASMIDA's Contribution To Plateau Economic Rebirth On His Birthday!!

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 Appreciating Dr Haggai Gutap DG PLASMIDA's contributions to Plateau economic rebirth on his Birthday. August 28,2020 Dr. Haggai Gutap, DG, PLASMIDA Perhaps, one key achievement of the present Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong is the creation of the Plateau State Microfinance Development Agency (PLASMIDA). The appointment Dr. Haggai Haruna Gutap to head the agency, however, is perhaps the best decision byvtge Governor in executing his business roadmap for the State. Gutap holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degrees in Economics and is completing research for the award of a Doctorate in Development Economics at the Nigeria Defense Academy, Kaduna. He is a reputed development expert with core competence and experience in Microfinance, value chain, rural and Enterprise Development, Economic and Investment analyses.  Gutap is an accredited trainer by the Centre for Management Development (CMD), International Labour Organization, ITC/ILO, Lusaka Zambia, Central Bank

National Commission For Persons With Disabilities: Congratulatory Message By Chief Ayuba Burki...

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 National Commission for Persons with Disabilities: Congratulatory Message by Chief Ayuba Burki.  28th August, 2020. On behalf of the Beautiful Gate Handicapped People Center, Jos, I write to felicitate with Hon James Lalu and other appointees by President Muhammadu Buhari into the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities. I also extend my heartfelt appreciation to President Buhari for approving the composition of the Governing Council and appointment of Executive Secretary of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities in line with the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act 2019. The action of President Buhari is commendable and a milestone in the struggle for equal rights and better opportunities for People Living with Disability in Nigeria.  It is my prayer and the collective expectation of People Living with Disability that the appointees will bring to bear their wealth of experience in serving meritoriously and justify the confidence