Northern govs meet on VAT today, SANs berate Malami According to the Punch newspaper, the Northern Governors’ Forum will on Monday (today) hold an emergency meeting to deliberate issues relating to the Value Added Tax (VAT). It was further gathered that the said meeting, which would be hosted by Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai, the Kaduna State Governor, would be presided over by Simon Lalong, the Chairman of the forum and Governor of Plateau State.
Governor Simon Lalong has paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Ujah of Anaguta, HRH Jauro Magaji, describing him as a peacemaker and committed leader.
The Plateau State Government has said so far, 7 courts have been designated for the prosecution of the 307 suspects so far arrested at various locations where the looting of property in some parts of the state took place. This disclosure was made by the Secretary to the Plateau state government, Prof. Danladi Atu while briefing newsmen after a meeting of the Plateau State Security Council held at the government House, Rayfield. Prof. Danladi Atu said so far, the situation is calm but still fluid as there are
Looting: Lalong Designates 7 Courts To Prosecute Looters Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, Monday, says, his government has designated seven courts to prosecute 307 persons suspected to have participated in looting properties at various locations in the state. Lalong also said there were still threats to attack public and private businesses as well as individuals in the state. Daily Trust reported on Saturday and Sunday how residents of Jos North and South broke into several warehouses and other public
Following the announcement by the Plateau State Government that it has set up 7 courts to try the 307 suspected looters arrested in the state, a Lawyer, Nantok Dashuwar says he will defend in court those arrested over “forceful distribution” of covid-19 palliatives “hoarded by Government” in the State. In a tweet on Monday, Dashuwar who works with G.S. Pwul (SAN) attorney firm in Jos said he will specifically, without charge, defend those arrested for allegedly looting food and fertilizer. “I strongly
News: Why we won’t impose another lockdown–Gov Lalong, 12 die in accident along Kaduna-Abuja highway
Why we won’t impose another lockdown- Lalong The Plateau State Government on Wednesday, said it has intention of imposing another lockdown in response to the second wave of COVID-19, but will ensure strict compliance to all preventive protocols. The State Government also banned all cultural festivals billed to take place during the Yuletide, and all recreational centres are to be closed until further notice. This was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a stakeholders’ meeting convened by Governor
Plateau state government make clarification on 148 new cases reported in the state The plateau state governor at a press briefing through the Secretary to Government of Plateau, Prof. Danladi Atu, held at Government House Jos, on Tuesday clear the public on the last report of covid19 in the state. Atu while speaking on behalf of the governor call on citizen not to panic over the incident but make their self available for testing and avoid discriminating people with the virus as it is not a death call. Meanwhile
Personnel of the Department of State Service in Shendam and five people in Vwang Community of Jos South, has been arrested as the killers of Gwom Rwei of Rasat in Foron district of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, as Governor Simon Bako Lalong has given marching order for onslaught on assailants and other criminals in the state. The Gov. Lalong made this know in a meeting held with security agencies on Saturday, where he directed them to stage massive onslaught on criminals in the state. Gov.
Oriented camp has been a major help in preparing graduated for NYSC service. But unfortunately it may be canceled due to these reason listed below. 1.Hoodlums: has been the major problem of the country looting government properties and it's citizens stores shops. Therefore the government has decided to hunt them down, and it's attention has been divided from NYSC orientation service to hunting of looters. For prove ("The Secetary to the State Government (SSG), Prof. Danladi Atu, disclosed this at a news conference
The Plateau State Government has been in concern with the education of the students in the State. The State Educational Board has been working tirelessly to see that schools reopen in the state. This is the state with the mind of seeing their citizens. Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has ordered the reopening of all public and private primary and secondary schools across the state starting from October 30th, 2020. Mr Lalong had before the end of October, nothing that a committee headed by the Secretary
The drama between the government of plateau State and it's people has been given another dimension as looters were seen at the government house on Tuesday, the 24th of November 2020 with all the palliatives each of them took away from different warehouses around the state. This incident was brought about or made possible after the Church of Christ In Nation, COCIN headquarters, Jos held a fasting and prayer session led by Associate Rev Dachomo who told all the looters to return every item they looted from the
The All Progressive Congress (APC) governors under the platform of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) have approved six months maternity leave and mandatory six months breast feeding in favor of mothers across all the APC controlled states in Nigeria. The endorsement was contained in a communiqué duly signed by the secretary to the state governments (SSG) of Jigawa and Plateau states, Adamu Fanini and Professor Danladi Atu, respectively. In a virtual meeting participated by the officials, the secretaries to
The governors of Northern states in Nigeria have made plans on what do to make citizens accept the Covid-19 Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, disclose. In the webinar organised by Sir. Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation, the Plateau State Governor discussed about the safety and efficiency of the Covid-19 vaccine. The vaccine which is yet to arrive the country has been surrounded with controversies and conspiracy theories. A lot of people are in doubt about its efficacy an safety. In a quest to cast away all
Here are the top breaking news in Nigeria this afternoon, Sunday, July 26th, 2020. BREAKING: 19 Northern states begin fresh evacuation of Almajirai. The governors of the 19 Northern state in the country are set to begin fresh evacuation of Alamajirai to their respective states of origin. The Coordinator of the Northern Governors Forum Secretariat and the Secretary to the Plateau State Government, Danladi Atu, disclosed this in an interview with our correspondent in Jos on Sunday. Atu said, “We are not done
In a quest to curb and deal with the dreaded coronavirus and in the spirit of sportsmanship and patriotism, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)University of Jos Chapter on Wednesday donates Hundreds of hand Sanitisers and hand Bills to the Plateau state government to help fight the deathly coronavirus and enlighten the populace on the danger of coronavirus . This was done as part of there corporate social responsibility. They association also show there readyness to corporate with the state gove
Many of us will remember the incidence that happened almost in all the states of the federation a couple of weeks ago, where looters broke into warehouses to cater palliatives away as a result of the ENDSARS protest which turned bloody afterwards. So many people are still recovering from that awful incident of October 20th 2020. An issue that is still before a legal panel to rectify. Just a couple of hours ago in Jos, plateau state, some looters of the covid 19 palliative returned the looted items, begging for
A way of making the effects of the lockdown, occasioned by the pandemic Coronavirus in the country, the management of Jos Electricity Distribution Plc, (JED), has assured its consumers in Plateau, Benue, Bauchi and Gombe states of continuous electricity supply for 16 hours per day. However, he disclosed that the assurances of steady supply are based on energy at its disposal. “We will maintain regular supply to our customers based on availability this period of seat-at-home so as to help reduce their bore
The plateau state government has ordered the closure of its borders to neighboring states which will take effect from Thursday 2nd of April 2020, this is coming shortly after the government of Ondo state blacked every access into and outside the state indefinitely. Secretary to the state government prof. Danladi Atu in an press briefing said there will be no entry or exit into the state except those on special duties who will be cleared by the security personnel and undergo preliminary test by health worker
The Plateau state Government has received it's first solo donation from Barrister.Pius Akubo to the Plateau Covid-19 fund account aimed at assisting the government in the fight against the spread of the deadly virus in the state. Barr. Pius Akubo of Akubo and Co. Law Firm, who made the first solo donation of N500,000 to the state Covid -19 Fund, intended anonymity but made it public to encouraged others support and to identify as a fighter against covid-19 in the state. Prof. Danladi Atu who received the do
The Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC) has donated some materials to the special taskforce on Covid19 in Plateau State. Mr Aliyu Abba Aminu The Regional Manager,Jos Metro led a group of top executives of the company to the old Government house for the presentation yesterday. While donating The items Mr Aminu said his men are Working assiduously to supply adequate electricity to Plateau state during the lock down. “Our men are on ground to ensure there no disruption in the flow of electricity duri