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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.
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.
When Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark World Teachers’ Day last week, Prof. Mathew Sule, Executive Chairman, Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), had one concern in his heart – the quality of education in Plateau’s primary schools.
The Plateau chapter of the National Union of Teachers has decried the acute shortage of teachers in primary schools located in rural areas, and urged government to take urgent steps to check the trend.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has sworn in 11 newly elected local government chairmen, few hours after the state electoral commission declared them winners of the council polls conducted on Wednesday.
The Plateau chapter of the PDP has accused the state government of “creating unnecessary tension by insisting on announcing results of local government elections while collation was ongoing”.
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.
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.
Mr Hezekiah Dimka, a retired Commissioner of Police, on Thursday picked the APC ticket to contest the Plateau Central Senatorial seat in 2019.
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.
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.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong shocked citizens Tuesday afternoon as he in a state broadcast announced the creation of new Chiefdoms, Districts and Village Areas, thereby fulfilling part of the promises he made to the people during his campaigns.
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Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday condemned the attack on the Benin residence of the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, by political thugs.
The Minister for Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has charged civil society and Non-Governmental Organisations in the country to encourage youths to see education as key to development and campaign against drug addiction.
The Super Eagles on Sunday played out a 1-1 draw against five time World cup champions Brazil at the kallang Stadium in Singapore.
Marvin Record Label boss, Michael Ajereh, a.k.a Don Jazzy, on Tuesday said that he is not living the best of his life in Nigeria.
On September 12, Boeing started putting out 30-second videos in which employees tout its planes’ safety, hoping to reassure travelers about the 737 MAX that’s been grounded worldwide since two crashes that killed 346 people.