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Plateau council polls: PDP candidate calls on supporters to boycott re-run

Mr Ayuba Gufwen, PDP chairmanship candidate for Mangu in the Oct. 10 local government polls in Plateau, has called on PDP supporters to boycott the re-run election slated for Thursday, Oct. 18.

Simon Lalong swears in 11 newly elected local council chairmen amidst protest

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has sworn in 11 newly elected local government chairmen, few hours after the state electoral commission declared them winners of the council polls conducted on Wednesday.

Plateau council polls: PDP accuses state government of ‘creating unnecessary tension’

The Plateau chapter of the PDP has accused the state government of “creating unnecessary tension by insisting on announcing results of local government elections while collation was ongoing”.

Plateau polls: PDP kicks as APC wins 11 local councils

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the outcome of the local government elections in Plateau State after candidates of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) were declared winners of 11 out of the 13 chairmanship seats.

Violence trails Plateau council polls as APC wins big

Following the declaration of the results of Wednesday’s local government elections in Plateau State by Chairman of the state’s Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Mr. Fabian Ntung, there now reins terror in the state as PLASIEC office in Bassa Local Government Area and vehicles have been set on fire.

Simon Lalong lauds peaceful conduct of Plateau council poll

Gov. Simon Lalong, has commended the peaceful conduct of the local government election in the state.

Group threatens legal action against Plateau electoral commission over false accusations

AN NGO, Community Action for Popular Participation (CAPP), has threatened to institute a legal action against the Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) over false accusation against it.

Plateau electoral commission clears 725 candidates for council polls

Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) said it had cleared 725 candidates to contest for chairmanship and councillorship positions in the local government polls in the state scheduled for Feb. 17.

Plateau fixes date for local govt elections

The Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) has fixed February 17, 2018 for local government elections in the state.

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Heather Merritt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, said this in a telephonic news conference on Fighting Crime and Corruption in Africa.

Official: US to partner Nigeria in stolen assets recovery, repatriation

The US says it is committed and will continue to work closely with Nigeria on recovery and repatriation of stolen assets to the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has moved an application seeking the final forfeiture of the sums of $8,435,788.84 and N9.2 billiion linked to Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. .

Patience Jonathan: Return my seized $5.7 million because nobody complained I stole money

Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Friday urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to order the release of the $5.7m and N2.4bn seized from her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Senator Marafa: Supreme Court judgment on Zamfara APC a bitter-sweet experience

Senator Kabir Marafa (APC-Zamfara) has described the Supreme Court judgement on Zamfara All Progressives Congress candidates in the last elections as “a sweet, bitter but a huge victory for democracy.”

Governor Ambode: I have served humanity, posterity will judge me

As he prepares to bow out of office, Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode on Friday said he has served humanity throughout his reign and that posterity will judge him.
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Nigerian Navy university inaugurated, matriculates 231 students

The Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN), Ibusa, near Asaba was inaugurated on Friday by the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Ibok Ete-Ibas, with the first batch of 231 students matriculating.