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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the results of 16 constituencies and declared one inconclusive in the Bayelsa Assembly poll held on Saturday.

Large turnout of voters in Tudun Wada as Plateau elects governor

Tudun Wada polling unit 027, in Jos North Local Government of Plateau, has witnessed a large turnout of voters in the on-going rerun election to determine the state’s governor.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the results of 16 constituencies and declared one inconclusive in the Bayelsa Assembly poll held on Saturday.

INEC speaks on Plateau supplementary election

Ahead of the governorship supplementary elections scheduled for March 23, INEC has assured critical stakeholders in Plateau that it would conduct a free, fair and credible election in the affected areas.

Simon Lalong: A victory delayed, not denied

It is a trite principle law that when judgment is passed on a matter, it must not only be fair to one party but just to the overall interest of the society.

CPJ asks NBC to reopen shut radio station

Nigerian authorities should lift the ban on Jay FM radio station in the city of Jos in Plateau state and stop trying to intimidate its staff, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

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.

Plateau elections: INEC declares governorship poll inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Saturday’s governorship election in Plateau and Adamawa States inconclusive.
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Governor Lalong: I won’t interfere in Plateau electoral process

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has said that he would not interfere in the electoral process in the state, as he is concerned about maintaining peace in the state.
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PDP’s Gyang picks Plateau North Senate seat

Rep Istifanus Gyang of the PDP on Thursday emerged winner of the Plateau North Senatorial election.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

Elections: Muhammadu Buhari re-elected president

Gathering jumbo votes from his North-west and North-east strongholds, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) this morning finally subdued his closest rival in last Saturday’s presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Elections: PDP asks INEC to halt collation of presidential results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded an immediate halt to the on-going collation of results by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), until data from the smart card reader accreditation at the polling units are made available to all the parties in the election.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar defeats President Buhari in Plateau

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.

Bird flu kills 3,900 birds in Plateau

An outbreak of Bird flu also known as Avian Influenza has hit Plateau, killing at least 3,900 birds.

Monarch blesses Lalong, endorses him for second term

Chief Nelson Bakfur, the Mishkaham Mwagavul and Chairman, Mangu Traditional Council of Plateau, on Monday gave his blessings to the second term ambition of Gov. Simon Lalong .

Court grants wife divorce over husband’s desertion

A Jos Upper Area Court 3 sitting in Kasuwan Nama on Tuesday granted one Hauwa Muhammed divorce due to her husband’s desertion.

Five dead as Plateau records 17 new cases of Lassa fever

The Plateau State Government on Sunday confirmed that there are 17 new Lassa Fever cases in the state, adding that “five have so far died of the fever in the past few days”.

Lassa fever kills four in Plateau

The incident is coming barely one week after the Nigerian Army announced the death of a soldier in Plateau from the disease.
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President Buhari expresses gratitude as mammoth crowd overwhelm Jos rally

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.
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Crowd overwhelms security agents as President Buhari visits Jos

A massive crowd at the Rwang Pam stadium in Jos North local government area of Plateau State on Saturday overwhelmed security agents when President Muhammad Buhari arrived the stadium for his campaign rally.

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