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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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
A poor turnout of voters has been observed in most polling units in Plateau as the state holds elections into its local government councils.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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The Department of State Services has defended the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow protests.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will probably win the Dec. 12 election with a small majority but the campaign has so far been uninspiring with a host of unrealistic promises on both sides, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday.
As the University College Hospital, Ibadan marked its 62nd founder’s day yesterday, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye donated a dialysis machine worth N10m to help patients with kidney problems across the country.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the fraud trial of former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, till November 25 and 26.
Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson tenders ‘video evidence’ of electoral fraud, violence in Nembe, Ogbia,...
Governor Seriake Dickson has tendered a video evidence in support of the killings and election violence that characterised the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election in Nembe local government area and some other parts of the state.
The Catholic Dioceses of Nnewi, Anambra, on Sunday said the late Rev. Fr. Edmund Nwagbara, might have died from inhaling toxic fume from the inverter battery in his apartment which exploded.
Anambra State Fire Service put out fire at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Nnewi-Ichi Uruagu, Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
In a swift investigation and tactically orchestrated covert operation, by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Department of State Services (DSS), to track down the producers of fake Number Plates in Nigeria; both agencies have apprehended some syndicates in Kano and Kebbi states in connection with the production of illegal number plates including the fake Kano ‘Chip Whip’ Number Plate.
Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State has sacked 21 out of its 47 permanent secretaries and announced the creation of 7 new Directorates in the state.
Five-time Paralympic gold medalist Kieran Modra has died after being hit by a car while riding his bike north of Adelaide on Wednesday.