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David Paradang of the People’s Democratic Party has congratulated Senator Hezekiah Dimka of the All Progressives Congress on his victory at the Court of Appeal as the duly elected Senator for the Plateau Central in the February 23 elections.
Mr David Paradang, former Immigration boss and Peoples Democratic Party, Plateau Central senatorial zone candidate, on Friday urged his supporters to fast and pray for God’s intervention in his case before the Court of Appeal.
The Plateau National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition tribunal has dismissed a petition filed by the PDP, challenging the election of Sen. Hezekiah Dimka of the APC as Senator representing Plateau Central in the Feb. 23 election.
The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .
Lawmakers-elect from Plateau have resolved to support Sen Ahmed Lawan and Rep Femi Gbajabiamila as Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives, as directed by the All Progressive Congress (APC).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Plateau State office has displayed the names of 39 cleared to contest for the Senate seats from the three Senatorial districts of the state and as well as 66 candidates contesting for the House of Representatives seats across the eight Federal Constituencies of the state.
Mr Hezekiah Dimka, a retired Commissioner of Police, on Thursday picked the APC ticket to contest the Plateau Central Senatorial seat in 2019.
The Nigerian Army on Thursday decorated 31 promoted Major Generals serving in different formations across the country with their new ranks.
A 43-year-old businessman, Ibrahim Saheed, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N870,000 from a trader under false pretences.
Three men, Taofeek Busari, Adeyinka Adeoye and Suleiman Isah were on Thursday arraigned before a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for alleged distribution of questions and answers to students writing WASSCE examinations.
Former Nigeria international Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi and Francis Uzoho have been shortlisted for the 2019 Caf best XI.
Suspected serial killer Gracious David West has pleaded not guilty to all the 10-count charges read against him in court yesterday.
Japan’s SoftBank plans to merge internet unit Yahoo Japan with messaging app operator Line to create a $30 billion tech giant, as it bags struggling internet companies to bulk up against rivals like Rakuten.
Poch is in the unusual position of having Europe’s top clubs forming a queue for him, despite losing his job after a poor start to the season.
Organisers have cancelled two concerts that were supposed to feature Nigerian pop-star Burnaboy over “increasing threats of violence”.
A five-man panel of the appellate court, led by Justice Oyebisi Omoleye, delivered the judgment following an appeal filed by the Action Alliance (AA), All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) challenging the election of the governor.
The National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) has said its members had increased their initial production of 200,000 metric tons to 300,000 metric tons for 2020, as they target to bring about 300,000 farmers on board.