Jang Says Babangida Lied, Declares PDP Governors Never Worked Against Jonathan. Former Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang has denied an allegation that northern governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) worked against the second-term bid of former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015. Jang was responding to an allegation levelled by former Niger State Governor, Babangida Aliyu who claimed that the Northern PDP governors worked against Jonathan’s re-election bid because he reneged on an agreement not to
Hope Uzodimma Announces decision to Shutdown Rochas foundation college owerri.With claims that the land was originally government land.
Former Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang on Sunday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to grant presidential pardon to convicted Senator Joshua Dariye.Jang took over from Dariye as Governor in 2007, but the two remained political rivals till Dariye’s conviction.
Senator Jonah Jang has faulted the claim that governors on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) opposed the re-election of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan in 2015.Jonah Jang, who is a former governor of Plateau state, said the claim by the former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, was untrue, The Punch reported.
A former Plateau State Governor, Senator Jonah Jang has replied former Niger state Governor, Babaginda Aliyu who said the northern Peoples Democratic Party Governors worked against the re-election of former President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election. President Mohammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Congress defeated the then incumbent President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan of the People's Democratic Party. Jonah Jang,while countering the statement made by the PDP chieftain said was no truth
Former governor of plateau state, Jonah Jang and the senator representing plateau north senatorial district senator Istifannus Gyang have appealed to the presidency through the president, General Buhari to grant presidential pardon to Former governor of plateau state, Joshua Dariye as well as his counterpart from Taraba State Jolly Nyame. The formal governor
"Complete stadiums we started before leaving office," Former Plateau Governor, Jang begs Gov. Lalong
Former Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang has asked present Governor of the State, Simon Lalong to complete football stadia started in each Local Government by his administration. This will encourage youths to take careers in football, said Mr. Jang, Saturday, at the start of a "peace and unity" football tournament organized by the Senator representing Plateau North in the Nigerian Senate, Mr. Istifanus Gyang. According to Jang, the stadia will pave way for tournaments that would produce players for national
Meet the only Two Female Deputy Governors in Northern Nigeria Since 1999 till date (See their Names)
In Nigeria's Political Landscape, it is widely believed that Women are being marginalized, but since 1999 till date, although no Female has been elected as Governor or President, Nevertheless, Women are gaining ground in Politics. In this Article, We 'll take a look at the only Two Female Deputy Governors in the history of Northern Nigeria. These Political Amazons are Dame Paline Kedem Tallen (Plateau State) and Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe (Kaduna State). 1. Paline Tallen (Plateau State) Dame Pauline Tallen.
Chocho said that the party under his leadership was able to bring the stakeholders together to work and wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. “We have reached out to our leaders in the party and they have agreed to team up for the good of the party. “We have our father, the governorship candidate in the 2019 general election, Sen. Jeremiah Useni, and I have had contact with him severally. “I was also opportuned to have contact with our father, Sen. Ibrahim Mantu,
Today's Headlines: Gyang Appealed To Buhari To Pardon Jang, Nnamdi Kanu a Threat To Nigeria Says JFI
Grant executive pardon to Dariye, Nyame – Jang, Gyang appeal to President Buhari.
Plateau state university of science and technology(PLASU) and Governor Simon Bako Lalong magic wand: The name was briefly changed on December 6th 2013 to Solomon Lar University after the death of Chief Solomon Lar(the first executive governor of plateau state) on October 9th 2013 as a mark of honour by Jonah Jang government, before it initial name was adopted. The university was established through an instrument of law on march 7th 2005 by the Joshua Dariye government in Bokkos local government area of pl
The death of Senator Ignatius Longman, who represented Plateau South until February this year, was a rude shock to the people of Plateau State, especially his constituency. Before his death, he was once a career diplomat and held crucial political positions like Chief of Staff and deputy to former Governor Jonah Jang before his election into the Senate in 2019. While alive, Longjam was an unrepentant apostle of peace. And in his glowing tribute, his former boss described the deceased as a delicate, dedicate
Southern, middle belt leaders issue Nigerian government 90-day ultimatum to revoke 1999 constitution
Leaders from ethnic groups in the South-East, South-South, South-West and Middle Belt locales have given the Nigerian government a 90-day final proposal to raise a board on sovereign public meeting to settle on the renouncement of the 1999 Constitution or to break up the 1914 combination of Nigeria. The leaders considered the 1999 Constitution a misrepresentation set up to persistently enslave different ethnicities under Fulani authority. The leaders, as indicated by an assertion on Friday, settled on the
How ex-Plateau Gov Jang allegedly diverted N2bn to 19 accounts in 5 days – Witness The trial of ex-Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang and a former cashier in the Secretary to the State Government’s office, Yusuf Pam, before Justice C. L. Dabup of Plateau State High Court, Jos, continued on Thursday. The prosecuting witness two (PW2), Uchenna Innocent Igwe, testified. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC is prosecuting Jang and Pam for alleged criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of
Today's Headlines: Gumi Finally Exposes Herdsmen, Says 10% Of Them Are Criminals; FG Targets 20m Vulnerable People For COVID-19 Relief
Gumi Finally Exposes Herdsmen, Says 10% Of Them Are Criminals, Tells Govt What To Do Prominent Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has revealed that about 10 percent of herdsmen in Nigeria are criminals. The cleric made the disclosure on Tuesday when he appeared as a guest on a programme by the African Independent Television (AIT). He added that if the government wants the criminals among the herdsmen to be exposed, then amnesty should be given to the remaining 90%. Procecutor’s absence stalls Jang’s N6.3bn
Former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, February 24, 2020, re-arraigned the former Plateau State governor, Senator, Jonah David Jang, and a former cashier in the Office Secretary to the State Government (OSSG), Yusuf Pam, before Justice C. L. Dabup of Plateau State High Court, Jos, on amended 17-count charge. This is according to a statement by Tony Orilade, a spokesperson to the EFCC. The duo of Jang and Pam are being prosecuted by the
Pauline Kedem Tellen OFR was (born 8 January 1959). She is a Nigerian politician. She is currently the minister of women affairs of Nigeria. She is married to John Tallen, a chieftain of the People's Democratic Party. They have five children. In 1999, she was appointed Minister of State for science and technology to the cabinet of former president, Olusegun Obasanjo. In 2007, she became the deputy governor of Plateau State and the first woman to be a deputy governor in northern Nigeria. she also contested
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chapter in Plateau state is ready and positioned to reclaim power in the 2023 elections, Mr. Gwots Chocho, the chairman said. Chocho said the party had resolved its internal differences. He added that the party under his leadership was able to bring the stakeholders together to work and wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. “We have reached out to our leaders in the party and they have agreed to team up for the good of the party
Socio-Economic Rights Agenda (SERAP) has taken on the challenge thrown at it by Justice Minister and attorney-general of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, by listing some of Nigeria’s ex-governors who have collected double pay in the past or who are doing so now. In its response to Malami’s 24 February letter, SERAP said: “According to public records, the following are reportedly collecting and/or have collected double emoluments and large severance benefits from their states: Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (Kan
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau says the party is now united and positioned to reclaim power in the state during the 2023 elections. The Chairman of the party, Mr Gwots Chocho, who made the declaration in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Jos, said that the party had resolved its internal differences. Chocho said that the party under his leadership was able to bring the stakeholders together to work and wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)