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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 Apapa area command of Nigeria Customs Service has generated N20.07 billion in the first twelve working days of July 2019
Members of the House of Representatives have asked the federal government to declare child destitution and begging a national emergency.
Barely a week after drawing the attention of Nigerians to the nation’s increasing debt stock since the assumption of office by President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said N2.5 trillion would go down the drain by the end of 2019 in debt servicing.
The Federal Government said 45,000 Nigerians were trained on various entrepreneurial skills in the last two years to curb unemployment in the country.
South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents uncertain about what to expect next.
After leading Nigeria to third place at Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Super Eagles captain Mikel John Obi has announced his retired from international football.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup will once again take the centre stage with the hosting of the first-ever FIFA Football Conference aimed at analysing the women’s showpiece.
Super Eagles team coordinator Patrick Pascal has stated the Nigeria team will respect the progression of Algeria to the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) but they are not afraid of them.
Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege has said the Senate will do all in its power to ensure that President Muhammadu Buhari delivers on his next level agenda to Nigerians in the next four years.
A woman has been killed in a high-speed car crash in southern France, while shops were looted in central Paris in what the government slammed as "unacceptable" unrest following Algeria's quarter-final win over Ivory Coast in the African Cup of Nations.