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Against accusations that the Plateau State government has expended N1 billion to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Simon Lalong has said his administration has only committed about N366.5 so far.
Mr Bitrus Kaze, Plateau State Chairmanship aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has expressed surprise at what he called “the sudden decision of the party” to hold the state elective congress on Aug. 29.
The Deputy Chairman Senate Committee on Defence and Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang, and the Plateau State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have expressed their grief over the gruesome killing of five persons in Miango community by bandits in Bassa Local Government Area the state.
A former governorship aspirant in Plateau State under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Nandom Penap, has been suspended by the party.
Governor Simon Lalong, on Wednesday, swears in Hon. Joshua Ubandoma Laven as elected chairman of Langtang LGA.
The Plateau chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of vote buying in the ongoing by-election for Pengana constituency in Bassa Local Government Area of the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Plateau State, has raised the alarm over alleged plots by its suspended chairman, Damishi Sango, to allegedly attack the state party secretariat using thugs.
Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has advised the People’s Democratic Party in the state to engage in constructive criticism as well as churn out laudable programmes that can sell the party and candidate instead of resorting to “gutter politics that will not garner votes or support for their party.”
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.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Plateau, has alleged massive irregularities in the ongoing Local Government Area (LGA) poll in the state.
For several hours on Saturday, suspected armed herders opened fire on villagers in some communities in Plateau State, killing over 100 people.
No fewer than 42 persons were killed on Saturday night when suspected Fulani herdsmen unleash terror on Gana Ropp and Gashis villages of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Plateau chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) announced on Tuesday that it had zoned the ticket for the Plateau governorship contest to the southern senatorial zone.
The Plateau State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday reacted to Governor Simon Lalong’s interest in another term, saying that the governor’s administration had not made much progress.
The Peoples Democratic Party has criticised Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State for his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja and comments on herdsmen attacks.
The Chairman of Plateau chapter of Peoples Democratic Party and former Sports Minister, Damishi Sango, who was kidnapped last Wednesday on his way to Abuja for the party’s national convention has regained his freedom.
A former Minister of Sports and Plateau State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Damishi Sango, and four other persons have been abducted by gunmen who have demanded N100m ransom.
The suspected gunmen who kidnapped former Minister of Youth and Sport and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Plateau State, Hon. Damishi Sango, his son and four others ahead of the National Convention of the party have demanded for a ransom of N100 million for their released.
Ahead of the Saturday national convention of the party, the Plateau State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was thrown into mourning, on Thursday, as the chairman, Hon. Damishi Sango, was kidnapped with five others along Jere village, Kaduna State.
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Eritrea told the United Nations Security Council on Friday that it has agreed to start withdrawing its troops from Ethiopia's Tigray region, acknowledging publicly for the first time the country's involvement in the conflict.
A Rwandan woman who was deported by the United States after serving a prison term for lying on her naturalisation application faces seven charges related to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, authorities in Kigali said.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, on Friday, visited the Gusau Central Market to assess the prices of foodstuff and other essential commodities.
Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing will attend an Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Indonesia on April 24, a Thai foreign ministry spokesman said on Saturday, for his first known foreign trip since he staged a Feb. 1 coup.
The Ebonyi State government yesterday set up a panel of inquiry over the unauthorized release of 55 suspected warlords who were arrested in Effuim in Ohaukwu local government area of the state in the lingering communal clash between Effuim and Ezza Effuim communities.
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was sentenced to 14 months in prison while nine other activists received jail time or suspended sentences on Friday for taking part in unauthorised assemblies during mass pro-democracy protests in 2019.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday weighed in on the raging controversy over whether or not the apex bank printed money to augment funds from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) distributed to states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in March.
The government and people of Sokoto State are in deep mourning over bandits attack that left at least nine persons dead and several others injured.
The head of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, who wants to be their next candidate for chancellor in a September election, said on Sunday the party should make their choice of candidate very soon.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Sunday the United States is concerned about China’s aggressive actions against Taiwan and warned it would be a “serious mistake” for anyone to try to change the status quo in the Western Pacific by force.