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Tarok nation celebrates annual cultural festival at Langtang

…State Governor appraises Tarokland’s maintenance of cultural heritage. by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Goveror Simon Lalong of Plateau State has expressed happiness that the Ilum O’Tarok has taken the lead in this new vista of cultural renaissance in the State. “It is not surprising, considering the patriotism and sense of pride with which all

Jos Wildlife Park In Ruins – The Need for Restoration

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Side view of entrance to the Bar of the main building at the Wildlife Park. A call has been made on all individuals, well-meaning citizens of the state and the country at large to come to the aid of the Jos Wildlife Park, in order to restore it back to

National Park Service takes over Plateau’s Pandam Game Reserve

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The Conservator-General and Chief Executive Officer of the National Park Service, Dr. Ibrahim Musa Goni, has assured the Plateau State Government that, the takeover of the Pandam Game Reserve in Quan’pan Local Government Area of the State will lead to “enormous development” of tourism, security and economic opportunities for the people. The Conservator-General disclosed

Jos Hill Station Hotel Services on Stand-Still

…Workers’ strike action continues. by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The Jos Hill Station Hotel, which has been in the hospitality business as far back as 1938, a place to reckon with in the hospitality and services industry in this part of the country and beyond, is groaning under stagnant activities resulting from its workers’ lingering two months’ strike

JOS NAFEST 2020: Bayelsa State clicks “Overall Winner” ticket

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The 33rd edition of National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST), which commenced last week Monday, lasted for six days, ending over the weekend, with Bayalsa State as the overall winner of this year’s event, while Ekiti and River states came second and Plateau emerged 3rd position. 23 states were in attendance. Also, Kano state

33rd NAFEST kicks-off in Jos

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The 33rd edition of National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) has kicked off in the City of Jos, the Plateau State, on Monday with many states in attendance. As always, Plateau State – the ‘Home of Peace and Tourism’ – is happy to welcome people from within and outside Nigeria

Nasarawa Govt vows to promote Culture & Tourism

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has promised to promote the state’s culture within and outside the country. The governor gave the assurance when he paid a visit to the Headquarters of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in Lafia, while inspecting rehearsal hall of the award winning Isa Kungar Performing Cultural

Plateau Hotel, Jos Plaza Turning To Rot

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Dilapidated structure as part of Plateau Hotel JOS – One of the best, and most, popular hotels in Jos the Plateau State capital, has become an eyesore for people, who hitherto found it a haven – for relaxation, to spend their vacation or holidays with their

Jos 2019 Trade Fair Kicks-Off With 200 Corporate Participants

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Participants at Jos Trade Fair The Jos 2019 Trade Fair has been declared open, with over 200 participating firms, from overseas and within. While declaring the Fair open, the Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, said the event is dear to his heart and the Rescue Administration “because it’s their desire to not only restore the glory