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    Plateau gov: My late commissioner liked jogging

Plateau gov: My late commissioner liked jogging

Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau state, has revealed that Samuel Galadima, the commissioner, who died while jogging on Wednesday, enjoyed the exercise.Speaking when he paid a condolence visit to the family of the deceased on Thursday, Lalong said Galadima was instrumental to re-introducing the bi-monthly exercise for executive council members.He said the exercise was first introduced at the onset of [...]

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    Tinubu missed Ondo rally due to ill-health, says Plateau gov

Tinubu missed Ondo rally due to ill-health, says Plateau gov

Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau state on Monday said Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, could not attend the mega rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akure, Ondo state capital, due to ill-health.Lalong, who is the chairman of Ondo APC governorship campaign council, made this known during an interactive session with state house correspondents after a closed [...]

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    Ondo crisis: APC gov mocks PDP for running to Buhari

Ondo crisis: APC gov mocks PDP for running to Buhari

Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau state, says unlike the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which is still embroiled in controversies over its candidate for the Ondo state governorship election, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has spoken with a voice.Addressing state house correspondents on Monday, Lalong, who is chairman of the APC campaign committee for the Ondo poll, said it was wrong [...]

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    Bugaje, another ambassadorial nominee, turns Buhari down

Bugaje, another ambassadorial nominee, turns Buhari down

Usman Bugaje, an ambassadorial nominee from Kastina state, has turned down his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.Bugaje is the second nominee to reject the offer, after Pauline Tallen, former deputy governor of Plateau state, turned it down as well.While Tallen announced her decision to decline the appointment in public, Bugaje prevailed on by top government officials not to announce his [...]

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    Outrage in Plateau… monarch was killed ‘over grazing reserve’

Outrage in Plateau… monarch was killed ‘over grazing reserve’

Solomon Maren, lawmaker representing Bokkos/Mangu constituency in the national assembly, says there are reports that Lazarus Agaie, the Plateau monarch, who was shot to death on Monday, was killed over his stance on grazing reserve.But Maren, who is from the same town with the deceased, did not state the stance of Agaie.Gunmen killed Agaie aged 76-year-old as he was on [...]

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    Lalong: I’ll deal with looters myself if EFCC delays

Lalong: I’ll deal with looters myself if EFCC delays

Simon Lalong, Plateau state governor, has threatened to go ahead with the prosecution of persons alleged to have looted state funds if anti-graft agencies delay investigation.Lalong said his government did not want to appear to be in conflict with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other offences Related Commission (ICPC), “but if they delay and [...]

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    Jos LG chairman dies 2 days after taking oath of office

Jos LG chairman dies 2 days after taking oath of office

Hosea Azi, chairman of Jos-east local government area in Plateau state, died in a road accident on Sunday, exactly two days after he was sworn into office.Simon Lalong, governor of the state, described Azi's death as “very shocking”, disclosing that he was involved in a motor accident at Garaku in Nasarawa state.“I received the news of the sudden demise of [...]

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    Plateau PDP guber candidate, Pwajok, dies of cancer

Plateau PDP guber candidate, Pwajok, dies of cancer

Gyang Pwajok, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the April 11 gubernatorial election in Plateau state, is dead.Pwajok represented the Plateau north senatorial zone in the 7th assembly before indicating interest in running for the governor of the state.He defeated 15 contestants to clinch the PDP ticket but lost to the All Progressive Congress candidate, Simon Lalong, who is now the state [...]

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    After blasts, Lalong begs Buhari to restore checkpoints

After blasts, Lalong begs Buhari to restore checkpoints

Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau state, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to restore military checkpoints in the state in order to check the movement of suspected insurgents.Lalong made this known on Monday after visiting the scenes of the blasts and the injured victims at Plateau Specialist Hospital.“Today I made an appeal to Mr. President to please allow us to [...]

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