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Plateau State House of Assembly has elected a 33-year-old lawmaker, Abok Nuhu Ayubu, a first time member, Speaker of the Ninth Assembly.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
The incumbent governor and candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has taking the lead, after ten out of the seventeen LGAs were declared at the Governorship Collation Centre, in Jos, the state capital.
According to the state collation officer, Anande Richard, a professor, Abubakar polled 548,665 to defeat Muhammadu Buhari who scored 468,555 in the 17 LGAs of the state.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is maintaining his lead in last Saturday’s presidential polls in Plateau.
Reactions have been trailing the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission to reschedule the Presidential and National Assembly Elections in the country initially billed for February 16.
The adjournment was sequel to a motion moved by the Deputy House Leader, Rep. Idriss Wase (APC-Plateau), at the plenary session presided over by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, in Abuja.
The immediate Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly Senator Jonah Jang has pledge that the state will deliver two million votes for the PDP presidential flag bearer Atiku Abubakar, come February 16, 2019 in the state.
Member representing Barkin-Ladi/Riyom Federal Constituency and Plateau North Senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Istifanus Gyang, said there will be nothing that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will do to scuttle PDP victory in the next general elections in Plateau.
President Muhammadu Buhari pulled an unprecedented crowd Saturday afternoon when he visited Jos, the capital of Plateau State, in a campaign rally stop ahead of the February 16 Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alh. Atiku Abubakar, says that he will work with the masses to end hunger, insecurity and impunity against the judiciary if elected President.
Chairman, House Committee on Rules and Business and member representing Jos South/Jos East federal constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Mr. Edward Pwajok (SAN), has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) with his supporters.
Dr Nyam Azi, a House of Representatives aspirant in the All Progressives Congress (APC), has decried the high cost of the party’s nomination forms.
The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Legislative Budget and Research, Mr. Timothy Golu, has urged Nigerians to be prepared to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 as he is being hypocritical about the issue of restructuring which he promised Nigerians while campaigning for his election in 2015.
Iran on Sunday denied accusations by U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, that it was responsible for a drone attack on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has rejected the appointment of Seun Onigbinde, an arch critic of President Muhammadu Buhari, as Technical Adviser to the Minister of Budget and National Planning.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue state has raised the alarm that the National/State Assemblies election petitions tribunal is frustrating her members in respect of whose petitions judgment have been delivered by the honourable tribunal from proceeding on appeal against the judgements.
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Thirty-six people are missing after a boat sank in the Congo river on the outskirts of Kinshasa, DR Congo police said on Sunday.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday he will ask the European Commission to give Italy’s poorer south a special status to help boost employment and tackle organised crime.
A former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, John Maiyaki has said that it was the people of Edo state and not the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole that is opposed to a second term for Governor Godwin Obaseki.
A popular local singer in Kano, Alhaji Nazir Ahmad, popularly called” Sarkin Wakan Kano,” who was arrested for allegedly releasing two uncensored musical albums, has been granted bail.
Bauchi State Executive Council has declared that all projects abandoned by the previous administrations in the state would be reviewed in order to ensure that they were completed to specifications for the development of the state.
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association has said the implementation of the 7.2 per cent Value Added Tax approved by the Federal Executive Council will make nonsense of the recent increase in minimum wage.