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The Plateau Local Government Elections Tribunal on Saturday, dismissed the petition filed by the PDP, challenging the victory of the APC in Langtang-North Local Government Area.
Trade unions and civil society groups on Tuesday mounted pressure on members of the Plateau State House of Assembly to expunge privatisation clauses from a bill on the water sector.
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.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the Southern Senatorial zone of Plateau State has raised concern about the activity of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in today’s election, saying if such was not checked, it was capable of shortchanging the people of the constituency.
Similarly, eight CPs are also posted to Benue State to supervise eight local government areas. In the same vein, six CPs are deployed to Plateau to supervise six local government areas, while two CPs are deployed to Imo State to supervise two local government areas.
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.
Less than 24 hours to the presidential and National Assembly elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State have are bickering over alleged recruitment of political thugs to rig the elections.
A member of the National Assembly representing Langtang South/Langtang North Federal Constituency of Plateau State, Hon Beni Lar, has cried out that her constituency is under siege of political thugs ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday.
Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Hon. Solomon Dalung, said Nigerians acquired social vices like corruption and drug abuse from foreign cultures.
Mr Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youths and Sports Development, has called for the rejuvenation of Nigerian cultural values among the youths.
A Plateau High Court sitting in Jos on Thursday sentenced 24-year-old man, Binfa Lamde, to death-by-hanging for hacking his stepmother to death.
Dr. Nandul Durfa, Chairman, Board of Directors, College of Health Technology, Zawan, has resigned his appointment, citing alleged electoral fraud and impunity in the Oct. 10 Plateau local government elections.
Plateau state governor Simon Lalong has tasked newly elected council chairmen in the state to concentrate on the provision of social infrastructure for rural populace so as to improve standard of living at the grassroots.
The Coalition of Accredited National Observers, for the October 10 Local Government Elections in Plateau State, said the re-run elections in Langtang South and Mangu Local Government Areas of the state was without violence, vote-buying and any form of electoral manipulation.
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