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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.

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.
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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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Plateau elections: Governor Lalong leading as INEC declares ten local government

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.

Plateau’s Timothy Golu loses re-election bid

Mr Timothy Golu of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lost his reelection bid for the Pankshin, Kanke and Kanam Federal Constituency of Plateau to Mr Yusuf Gakdi of All Progressives Progress (APC).
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.

Man divorces wife for insisting on voting for President Buhari

A man, Abdullahi Yada’u, has divorced his wife after failing to convince her not to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in next month’s presidential election.
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David Paradang: PDP on a rescue mission in Plateau

As politicians intensify the hunt for votes ahead of the 2019 elections, Mr David Paradang, PDP candidate for Plateau Central Senatorial seat, says the party is on a rescue mission in the north-central state.
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Plateau: Yusuf Gagdi-Babayo picks APC House of Reps ticket

Yusuf Gagdi-Babayo, former Plateau Deputy Speaker has picked the All Progressives Congress ticket to contest the Pankshin, Kanke and Kanam Federal Constituency seat for 2019 general elections.
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Plateau Central: Hezekiah Dimka wins APC senatorial ticket

Mr Hezekiah Dimka, a retired Commissioner of Police, on Thursday picked the APC ticket to contest the Plateau Central Senatorial seat in 2019.

2019: Why President Buhari must be stopped – lawmaker

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.

Plateau council polls: APC elders seek sanction against Lalong critics

Concern Elders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Kanam Local Government Area of Plateau State, have called for the sanction of top members of the party in Kanam who castigated Governor Simon Lalong for refusing to endorsed an illegal candidate, Mohammed Barau, for the forth coming local government elections in the state.

2019: Plateau APC lawmakers endorse President Buhari, Governor Lalong

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Plateau State House of Assembly have passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Simon Lalong ahead of 2019 general election.

Ramadan: Plateau lawmaker donates food items, cash to less privileged

Mr Yusuf Gagdi, member representing Kantana constituency in the Plateau House of Assembly, has donated food items and undisclosed amount of money to the less privileged in his constituency.

Four killed as mining pond collapses on miners in Plateau

Four miners were instantly killed on Wednesday in Funga village of Wase Local Government Area of Plateau when a mining pond collapsed on them.

Ex-immigration chief, seven others eye Senator Dariye’s seat

Former Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mr David Paradang, is among eight PDP members aspiring to replace Chief Joshua Dariye (APC/Plateau Central), at the senate in 2019.

NSCDC parades 4 suspects for robbery, possession of illegal arms in Plateau

The Plateau State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has paraded four suspects over possession of illegal arms and ammunition as well as for armed robbery.

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Dozens killed in China tour bus fire

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Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State (ISIS) group’s nearly five-year-old “caliphate” Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria.