Tag: Jonah Jang

‘Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu Lied,’ – Jonah Jang says Northern governors didn’t work against Jonathan

A former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, has said that there was no iota of truth that northern governors of the Peoples Democratic Party worked against the re-election bid of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan during the 2015 general election as claimed by a former governor of Niger State,[Read More…]

Former Governor Jang’s Deputy, Others Defect to APC

A former deputy governor in Plateau State, Amb. Ignatius Longjang, yesterday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Longjang, a deputy to former governor Jonah Jang, was received along with another former governor and now senator representing Plateau Central, Joshua Dariye, by the APC national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, at[Read More…]

Breaking: EFCC Summons Ex-Governor Jonah Jang Of Plateau Over Corruption Allegation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited former Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang to appear before it for questioning. Jang is said to have been invited by the EFCC based on petitions by the Plateau State Government. “Senator Jonah David Jang feels it a point of duty to[Read More…]

Governor Lalong Of Plateau Gives Ex-Governor Jang Two Weeks To Return “Stolen Money”

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has given two weeks to all government officials in the administration of Jonah Jang, accused by a 12-man transition committee of misappropriating public funds, to return the monies or face the wrath of the law. Governor Lalong stated this Tuesday in Jos when he received[Read More…]

We Are Not Part of Governors’ Forum Reconciliation With Amaechi, Says Jonah Jang’s Faction

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) under the leadership of Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State has denied any reconciliation with the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi-led faction. In a statement released in Abuja and signed by the Secretary and Administrator of the Forum, Osaro Onaiwu, the governors stated that any[Read More…]

Ugochukwu Ugwuanyi :Our Failing Which Prepared Governors To Fight Local Councils’ Autonomy

Let me begin by letting you know that what you are about to read isn’t what I planned to present you today. Although, the topic I had in mind to write on was still informed by the National Assembly’s proposed amendment to the constitution which called for the granting of[Read More…]

Governors Kick Against Local Government Autonomy

Nigerian governors are not  impressed with the decision of the National Assembly to grant Local Governments autonomy in the ongoing constitutional review. The Governors are making plans to mobilise members of their state Houses of Assembly to reject the autonomy granted local governments by the members of the National Assembly.[Read More…]

Support My Son For Governor If God Gives Him The Mandate – Jonah Jang Tells Plateau People

Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau state  has urged the citizens of the state to rally round whoever God chooses as the state governor even if it is “the son of Jang.” Although there is no official declaration yet, there are whispers that Governor Jang’s son may contest to replace him.[Read More…]

Princes Charles Dickson: Plateau 2015: Why Not Another Berom?

By Prince Charles Dickson Plateau State is the twelfth largest state of Nigeria, and is roughly located in the center of the country. It is geographically unique in Nigeria because its boundaries totally surround the Jos Plateau, having the Jos Plateau totally in its central and northern part. Its capital[Read More…]

Nigeria Is At War – Governor Jang

NAN Gov. Jonah Jang of Plateau, on Friday,  said Nigeria was at war with unknown enemies and urged well meaning people to rise to the country’s defence. Jang made the remark when he visited the scenes of the Tuesday twin bomb blasts in Jos after cutting short his medical trip[Read More…]