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Plateau APC chieftain resigns citing alleged electoral fraud in council polls

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.

Simon Lalong tasks council chairmen on rural development

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.

:Election observers adjudge Plateau council rerun poll violence-free

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.

Plateau: Ban on public procession still in force

The Plateau State government says the ban on public processions in the state is still in force.

Killings: Simon Lalong bans protest in Plateau

Following mass killings and destruction of property in some parts of Jos, the Plateau State capital, by unknown gunmen, the state government has banned public procession and any form of protest in the state.

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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Brexit: Boris Johnson will probably win this election – Nigel Farage

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Pastor Adeboye donates dialysis machine to UCH Ibadan

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.

Court adjourns Senator Suswam’s fraud trial till November 26

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.