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Plateau govt reaffirms commitment to complete Mangu By-Pass project

The Plateau Government on Thursday reaffirmed its commitment towards the completion of the Multi-billion Naira Mangu By-pass road project.

Amaechi inaugurates shippers’ council office in Plateau

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the presence of the North-Central zonal office complex of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC, in Jos would create more job opportunities in Plateau and Nigeria in general.

Lalong lauds Nigerian Air Force for establishing Search and Rescue Base in Plateau

Gov. Simon Lalong has commended the Nigerian Airforce for establishing a Search and Rescue Base in Plateau.

We’ll take 5,000 youths out of poverty by end of 2021 – Lalong

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has promised that his administration will take 5,000 youths in the state out of poverty before the end of 2021.

Plateau govt establishes NIN registration centre

Plateau government on Monday said it had established its first National Identity Number, NIN, registration centre in the state.

Franco-Nigeria bilateral trade drops by $2.2b in 2020 — French Minister

France, on Tuesday, announced that its volume of trade with Nigeria in year 2020 dropped to $2.3 billion dollars, from $4.5 billion in 2019,...

Buhari govt determined to lift Nigerians out of poverty, unemployment – Minister

The Federal Government says it is determined to do all it entails in lifting the country out of poverty and unemployment.

Lalong appoints new Head of Service, permanent secretaries in Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has approved the appointment of Mr Sunday Hyat as the new Head of Service of the State.

1,800 Plateau workers benefited from FG’s N2bn home renovation loans – Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State says that 1,800 civil servants in the state have benefitted from the Federal Government’s Home Renovation Scheme.

Lalong to appointees: ‘Register with APC to revalidate your appointment’

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has urged members of the State Executive Council to participate in the ongoing membership registration and re-validation of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in order to revalidate their appointments.

Buhari departs to Daura for APC registration exercise

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Daura, Katsina State, his home town, to participate in the national membership registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Plateau govt to immortalise Gen. Domcat Bali – Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau says the state will at the right time, immortalise the memories of late Retired Gen. Domkat Bali, a former Chief of Defence Staff, for his contribution to the nation.

Lalong signs law imposing death penalty on kidnappers in Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Thursday signed into law the bill seeking the imposition of death penalty on kidnappers in the state.

Lalong recovers from COVID-19

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has recovered from Coronavirus after testing negative for the disease.

Lalong tests positive for COVID-19

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has tested positive for Coronavirus, COVID-19.

Northern governors celebrate Jonathan at 63

The Northern Governors Forum has congratulated former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 63rd birthday, lauding him for serving Nigeria with zeal and commitment.

N75bn worth of property lost to #EndSARS protests in Plateau – Lalong

The Governor of Plateau, Simon Lalong has said that public and private property worth N75 billion were lost to the recent #EndSARS protests across the state.

Northern governors salute Sultan of Sokoto at 64

The Northern Governors Forum has commended the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, for the peace initiatives and efforts to address illiteracy in Nigeria’s Northern region.

COVID-19: Plateau in community transmission stage as 58 health workers test positive – Lalong  

The Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has disclosed that no fewer than 58 health workers have contracted COVID-19, just as he said that the state is now in the community transmission stage.

COVID-19: Lalong’s Chief-of-Staff tests positive

Noel Donjur, the Chief-of-Staff to the Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has tested positive for COVID-19, three days after the state Commissioner for Commerce and Industries, Abe Aku, tested positive for the virus.

COVID-19: Lalong places one-week lockdown on Plateau Friday

The Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has placed a one-week "total lockdown" on the state effective from Thursday midnight to curb the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

Lalong hails Buhari for appointing Justice Mensem as acting President of Court of Appeal

The Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Justice Dongban Mensem as the acting president of the Court of Appeal.

Aisha Buhari at 49: Northern governors laud First Lady over healthcare, girl-child education strides

The Northern Governors Forum, NGF, has congratulated the First lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, as she celebrates her birthday today, while lauding her contributions to the promotion of quality health care and girl child education.

Killing: Lalong to introduce community policing in Plateau

Concerned over the rising spate of killings, the Plateau State Government is exploring the possibility of domesticating community policing through "indigenous options" to secure the state.

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