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Plateau guber: My witnesses under threats – Senator Useni tells tribunal

Plateau State governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Jeremiah Useni, has told the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos that the witnesses brought before the tribunal were under security threats.
Simon Lalong

Plateau elders set agenda for Governor Lalong’s second term

In Plateau State, the last four years administration of Governor Simon Lalong and now Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) came with overwhelming security challenges that are gradually eroding.

Senator Useni: June 12 election was more credible than 2019 presidential election

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in the 2019 election in Plateau State, Gen. Jeremiah Useni, has said the June 12 presidential election was more credible than the just concluded presidential polls.
Simon Lalong

PDP, Senator Useni urges tribunal to disqualify Governor Lalong for submitting conflicting names

The People’s Democratic Party in Plateau State and it’s governorship candidate in 2019 general elections, Senator Jeremiah Useni governorship election has asked the tribunal to declare Governor Simon Lalong ineligible to contest the 2019 governorship election in the state.

Plateau tribunal begins sitting, pledges justice to all petitioners

The Plateau Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, led by Justice Halima Salman, on Tuesday, assured parties of its resolve to dispense justice in all the petitions challenging the outcome of the March 9 and March 23 elections.

Disquiet as Damishi Sango, Chris Hassan fight over Plateau PDP chairmanship

The controversy trialing the poor outing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State during the 2019 general elections has taken a new dimension.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Plateau elections: INEC should withdraw Governor Lalong’s certificate of return – Senator Useni

The candidate of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recently conducted gubernatorial election in Plateau State, Senator Jeremiah Useni, has asked the Election Petitions Tribunal to declare him winner of the March 9th, 2019, election in the state.

Plateau elections: INEC yet to avail election materials for inspection – PDP

Plateau State governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Sen. Jeremiah Useni said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has not complied with the directive of the tribunal to allow the party inspects election materials used during the March 9 and March 23, 2019, governorship election in the state.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Governor Lalong collects certificate of return, promises to accommodate opponents

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau and his deputy, Sonni Tyoden, on Friday collected their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Plateau elections: Senator Useni heads to court as INEC declares Governor Lalong winner

Sen. Jeremiah Useni, gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau has vowed to challenge the re-election of Gov Simon Lalong for another term.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Governor Lalong says he is humbled by victory

Gov Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who retained his office after Saturday’s supplementary polls, is seeking the support of Plateau people to deliver the dividends of democracy to them.

Governor Lalong: My re-election a referendum to move Plateau to the next level

Governor-elect for Plateau State, Simon Lalong, says his victory during the Saturday re-run poll for another term of four years was a referendum by the people to move the state to the next level.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Plateau elections: INEC declares Governor Lalong winner of governorship polls

Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress has won the Plateau State governorship election, following the supplementary poll held on Saturday.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Tension as rerun polls hold in four states

There is palpable tension in Benue, Plateau, Sokoto and Kano states as thousands of voters in selected polling units file out this morning to conclude the elections that will determine winners of the governorship polls in the states.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Governor Lalong: I need 2000 votes to beat Senator Useni

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau said it will be stupid of him to lose the supplementary election scheduled for Saturday as he needs only 2000 votes out of 49000 to claim victory.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Senator Useni: Governor Lalong spent N20 billion rehabilitation money on election

The Gubernatorial Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau state, Senator Jeremiah Useni, on Wednesday accused Governor Simon Lalong and the All Progressive Congress, APC, Candidate of spending 20 billion naira rehabilitation funds release to the state on his reelection campaign.

Plateau re-run: I am still in the race despite the margin – Senator Useni

The governorship candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Jeremiah Useni, has sid he would still participate in the governorship re-run election schedule to hold on 23rd March in the state.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Simon Lalong is governor-in-waiting in Plateau – campaign

Festus Fuanter, the deputy chairman, Media and Publicity Committee of All Progressive Congress (APC) Campaign Council in Plateau State, has described Governor Simon Lalong’s performance in Saturday’s governorship election on the Plateau as good enough to be declared winner, averring that he was a governor in waiting in the state.

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