Tag: Jonah Jang

Governor Jang’s NGF Faction Not Part of Amaechi’s Governors’ Retreat

The Governor Jonah Jang faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has dissociated itself and other governors in his camp from the ongoing retreat being organised by the Governor Chibuike Amaechi-led faction. In a statement released in Abuja and signed by the Media Officer, Kassim Yakubu, the Jang-led of the[Read More…]

PDP Governors Met President Jonathan In Closed Door Meeting Last Night

Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan yesterday (Monday) met behind closed doors with PDP state governors at the First Lady Conference Hall inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja, started at about 9.30pm. Governors in attendance included:  Ibrahim Shema (Katsina); Martins Elechi (Ebonyi); Theodore Orji (Abia); Sule Lamido (Jigawa); Liyel Imoke (Cross River);  Ramalan Yero (Kaduna);[Read More…]

#NewsAnalysis Healing The ‘Wounds’ Of Mining In Plateau State

By Prudence Arobani, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) The ‘scars’ of tin mining is still evident in Plateau State and the `Tin City’ of Jos. The state is dotted with over 4,000 abandoned mining ponds, described as very dangerous as they contain radioactive materials. The ponds are reminders of the[Read More…]

Plateau Police Command Bans Fire Crackers ‘Knockouts’ Ahead Of Christmas

The Plateau Police command has placed a total ban on the use of fire crackers, popularly called knockouts and fireworks ahead of the Christmas celebration In a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), DSP Felicia Anslem Wednesday, the command called on parents to warn their children to[Read More…]

PDP Governors Met Yesterday To Strategize For 2015

Governors of Peoples Democratic Party met yesterday at the Akwa Ibom State Governor’s Lodge in Asokoro, Abuja, to review the strength of the party ahead of the 2015 elections. Some of the governors in attendance were: Liyel Imoke, Theodore Orji, Godswill Akpabio, Jonah Jang, Martin Elechi,  Emmanuel Uduaghan This is a[Read More…]