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Senator Okon: National Assembly should stop water bill to avert catastrophe

Elder statesman and former member of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Anietie Okon, has warned that Nigeria will be doomed if the National Assembly passes the Water Resources Bill into law.
A candidate for the Chairmanship of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Hon Aminu Zang, has said that he would reconcile all aggrieved factions and unite with Senator Jonah David Jang, Gen Jeremiah Useni (retd) and former Deputy Senate President Ibrahim Mantu to bring the party back to power in 2023.

Aminu Zang: I’ll unite with Senators Jang, Useni, Mantu for PDP victory in 2023

A candidate for the Chairmanship of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Hon Aminu Zang, has said that he would reconcile all aggrieved factions and unite with Senator Jonah David Jang, Gen Jeremiah Useni (retd) and former Deputy Senate President Ibrahim Mantu to bring the party back to power in 2023.

Senator Useni: Plateau PDP’s purported swear-in of ward excutives‘ll split party ahead 2023

Former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Plateau State gubernatorial candidate of the PDP in the 2019 general election, Lt. Gen. Sen. Jeremiah Timbut Useni (rtd), has said that the purported swearing-in of the

2023: PDP united, positioned to reclaim power in Plateau – chairman

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau says the party is now united and positioned to reclaim power in the state during the 2023 elections.
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Supreme Court: Senator Useni urges Plateau people to remain peaceful

The Plateau State governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lt Gen Jeremiah Useni (retd) has urged the people of Plateau to remain peaceful following the Supreme Court judgement affirming Simon Lalong of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as state governor.
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Governor Lalong’s Supreme Court victory affirmation of will of people – commissioner

Plateau Commissioner of Information and Communication, Mr Dan Manjang, has described the victory of Gov. Simon Lalong at the Supreme Court on Monday as “the affirmation of the will of the people of Plateau”.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.

Supreme Court validates Governor Lalong’s election

Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, who headed the seven-man panel of the apex court, dismissed the appeal filed by Jeremiah Useni of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Senator Useni asks federal government to aid release of abducted Plateau aid worker

Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) and Plateau State PDP governorship candidate in the 2019 election, Senator Jeremiah Timbut Useni, has appealed to the Federal Government to deploy all efforts and resources to free a Plateau citizen and orphan, Miss Jennifer Ukambong Samuel, and other Aude workers from Boko Haram captivity.

Plateau PDP suspends secretary

The State Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has suspended the State Secretary of the Party, Hon Emma Tuang, for insubordination.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.

Plateau guber: Appeal court affirms Governor Lalong’s victory, Senator Useni heads to Supreme Court

The Court of Appeal sitting in Jos on Friday affirmed the victory of Plateau Governor Simon Lalong in the March 9 supplementary elections.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Plateau guber: I will pursue my mandate to Supreme Court – Senator Useni

The Plateau State candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 General Elections, Gen. Jeremiah Useni (retd), says that he will pursue his petition contestimg the relection of Governor Simon Lalong until “we reclaim our mandate in court.”
The order was given recently by the Commissioner for Housing in Lagos state, Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, during a site inspection of some of the housing schemes at Sangotedo, Ajah and Lekki alongside the Special Adviser to the Governor on Housing, Mrs Toke Benson-Awoyinka, Permanent Secretary, Housing, Mr Wasiu Akewusola and other state officials.

Plateau PDP chairman resigns

Chief Damishi Sango, Plateau State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday formally stepped aside by handing over to his deputy, Mr Amos Gombe.
Simon Lalong of Plateau

Plateau guber: Senator Useni, PDP’s petitions are baseless – Governor Lalong

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has said the petitions filed at the Court of Appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate in the 2019 elections in the state, Jeremiah Useni, over his name are baseless.

Plateau guber: Senator Useni appeals tribunal verdict

Senator Jeremiah Useni, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State during the 2019 election has filled 21 grounds of appeal before the Court of Appeal in Jos adducing reasons why his petition asking the election petitions tribunal to upturn the victory of Governor Simon Lalong should be upheld.

Plateau guber: Senator Jang consoles Jerry Useni, expresses sadness at tribunal’s verdict

Immediate past Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial zone, Senator Jonah Jang, has expressed sadness over the tribunal judgment which dismissed the petition of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP and its governorship candidate, Senator Jeremiah Useni, and affirmed Governor Simon Lalong as the duly elected governor of the State.
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Plateau guber: Tribunal dismisses Senator Useni’s petition against Governor Lalong’s election

The Governorship Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau State on Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Jeremiah Useni, against the election of Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress.
Simon Lalong

Plateau guber: Governor Lalong, Senator Useni’s supporters besiege tribunal as it delivers judgment

Hundreds of supporters of the 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Plateau State, Mr Simon Lalong, and his main challenger, Senator Jeremiah Useni, of the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday took over the premises of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Jos where Justice H.A. Saleeman-led tribunal is currently delivering judgement in the matter.
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Senator Useni: Misuse of political powers breed insecurity

Former Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial zone in the National Assembly, Jeremiah Useni, has warned politicians against the misuse of power saying political leaders cannot misuse their power and expect peace in the society.

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