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Beni Lar

Fight against poverty crucial for Nigeria’s survival – Reps membe

Member representing Langtang North/Langtang South Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Beni Lar, said the fight against poverty among women and youths is critical for the survival of Nigeria.

Man rapes seven-month pregnant woman, strangles her

For three months now, nightmare has become the companion of 25-year-old Timbring Namkut who raped and strangled to death a Fulani woman who was taking her bath in a river at Gamnan village, Langtang South Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Plateau elections: INEC declares Governor Lalong winner of governorship polls

Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress has won the Plateau State governorship election, following the supplementary poll held on Saturday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the results of 16 constituencies and declared one inconclusive in the Bayelsa Assembly poll held on Saturday.

INEC speaks on Plateau supplementary election

Ahead of the governorship supplementary elections scheduled for March 23, INEC has assured critical stakeholders in Plateau that it would conduct a free, fair and credible election in the affected areas.

Simon Lalong: A victory delayed, not denied

It is a trite principle law that when judgment is passed on a matter, it must not only be fair to one party but just to the overall interest of the society.

Plateau elections: INEC declares governorship poll inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Saturday’s governorship election in Plateau and Adamawa States inconclusive.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Plateau elections: Governor Lalong leading as INEC declares ten local government

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.

PDP accuses INEC of excluding some polling units in Plateau election rerun

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.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Elections: IGP Adamu deploys nine police commissioners to Taraba, eight to Benue

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.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar defeats President Buhari in Plateau

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.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar maintains lead in Plateau as INEC releases more results

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is maintaining his lead in last Saturday’s presidential polls in Plateau.

Plateau APC, PDP bicker over rigging, ballot box snatching

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.
Beni Lar

Beni Lar: My constituency under siege

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 Youth and Sports Solomon Dalong

Solomon Dalung: Nigerians acquire social vices from foreign cultures

Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Hon. Solomon Dalung, said Nigerians acquired social vices like corruption and drug abuse from foreign cultures.
Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalong

Solomon Dalung calls for cultural rejuvenation among youths

Mr Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youths and Sports Development, has called for the rejuvenation of Nigerian cultural values among the youths.

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.

: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.

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.

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