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Plateau PDP group urges party to reconsider primaries results

Group operating under the aegis of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youth Mandate Actualisation Network has called on the party to look into party primaries in Plateau South Senatorial zone of the party where the Senatorial and the Governorship candidates both emerged from same tribe in the same local government area.

Simon Lalong swears in 11 newly elected local council chairmen amidst protest

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.

Plateau council polls: PDP accuses state government of ‘creating unnecessary tension’

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”.

Plateau polls: PDP kicks as APC wins 11 local councils

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the outcome of the local government elections in Plateau State after candidates of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) were declared winners of 11 out of the 13 chairmanship seats.

Violence trails Plateau council polls as APC wins big

Following the declaration of the results of Wednesday’s local government elections in Plateau State by Chairman of the state’s Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Mr. Fabian Ntung, there now reins terror in the state as PLASIEC office in Bassa Local Government Area and vehicles have been set on fire.

Poor turnout of voters, confusion as Plateau holds LG elections

A poor turnout of voters has been observed in most polling units in Plateau as the state holds elections into its local government councils.

2019: Simon Lalong approves resignation of Rufus Bature, Hitler Dadi

Secretary to Plateau State Government, Mr. Rufus Bature, and Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Mr. Hitler Dadi, have resigned their appointments to contest in the 2019 elections.

President Buhari eulogises as General Shagaya is buried with full military rites

The late Brigadier-General John Shagaya (rtd), former Minister of Internal Affairs and Field Commander of ECOMOG in Liberia, was on Saturday buried at his country home in Langtang North area of Plateau State with full Military honours.

Senator Shagaya laid to rest in Langtang

The remains of late Sen. John Shagaya were on Friday laid to rest in his home town, Langtang.

I was so poor I couldn’t afford school uniforms – vice-chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor of Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Danjuma Sheni, has painted a picture of how he was sent out from school because of his torn school uniform.

Court dismisses alleged fraud suit against Plateau commissioner

Justice Silas Bakur of the High Court sitting in Langtang North, Plateau State, on Friday dismissed a suit brought before it by First Lowland Micro Finance Bank leveling allegations of financial irregularities against the Plateau State Commissioner for Special Duties, Hon. Hitla Dadi.

Floods kill 10, displace 7,342 in Plateau

Ten people lost their lives, while 7, 342 others were displaced by flooding in Plateau between May and July this year, according to a top official of the Plateau Government.

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