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Jang consoles Useni, expresses sadness at tribunal’s verdict

By Marie-Therese Nanlong, Jos Immediate past Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial zone, Senator Jonah Jang has expressed sadness over the tribunal judgment which dismissed the petition of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP and its governorship candidate, Senator Jeremiah Useni and affirmed Governor Simon Lalong as the duly elected governor of the State. Jang, a former
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Plateau Govt promotes 9,000 teachers

The Plateau Government on Friday said it has released the promotion of 9,000 teachers across the 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. Prof. Matthew Suleiman, the chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos. Suleiman said the promotion was
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Plateau: Observe human rights in resolving farmers/herders conflict, govt actors told.

By Marie-Therese Nanlong, Jos In order to ensure improved symbiotic relationship between farmers and herders for economic prosperity in Plateau State, a non-governmental organization, Search For Common Ground, SFCG has trained 40 Government actors in the State on conflict transformation and human rights to build their capacity in resolving the incessant conflicts between the two
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Lalong pledges to remove obstacles inhibiting adequate power supply in Plateau

Lalong pledges to remove obstacles inhibiting adequate power supply in Plateau

  Lalong made the pledge on Tuesday in Abuja when he visited the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr. Usman Gur Muhammad. “The State Government will do everything possible to remove all obstacles standing in the way of the TCN and Distribution Companies (Discos) in providing adequate and affordable power to
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Labour, CSOs, others protest planned privatization of water supply in Plateau

Organised labour, civil society organizations, CSOs and other stakeholders yesterday in Jos,  Plateau State protested alleged plan by the state government to privatize the water supply in the state and urged the state House of Assembly to discard any law seeking to privatize water supply in the state.  The protesters who stormed the Assembly where a public hearing was held by the House Committee on Water Resources and Energy, Chaired by Godfrey Landip, Member representing Langtang North-Central in the House; also presented separate memoranda stating why the House should not consider the privatization.

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