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Plateau elders set agenda for Governor Lalong’s second term

In Plateau State, the last four years administration of Governor Simon Lalong and now Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) came with overwhelming security challenges that are gradually eroding.
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.

VVF: JUTH operates 82-year-old woman to end 50 years of urine leakage

An 82-year-old woman was among 43 victims of Vesico Vagina Fistula (VVF) operated upon by medics of Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) during a 2-weeks medical outreach in Mangu, Plateau State.

48 houses destroyed, 285 persons homeless in Plateau rainstorms

No fewer than 285 persons have been rendered homeless by rainstorm that destroyed at least 48 houses in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau.
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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.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Rerun: Plateau records high voters’ turn out

As Plateau records large voter turnout in the Saturday’s supplementary elections, crowd control has become a huge challenge in some polling units.

50 women to benefit from free VVF surgery in Plateau

No fewer than 50 women are to benefit from free Vesicovaginal Fistula (VVF) in Mangu Local Government of Plateau.
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.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Plateau elections: INEC cancels 25,000 votes in Mangu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the cancellation of 25,000 votes in Mangu Ward One of Mangu Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau in Saturday’s governorship poll.

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.

Plateau’s Timothy Golu loses re-election bid

Mr Timothy Golu of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lost his reelection bid for the Pankshin, Kanke and Kanam Federal Constituency of Plateau to Mr Yusuf Gakdi of All Progressives Progress (APC).
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.
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Garba Abubakar: Governor Lalong Will Handover Power To Plateau Central

Plateau Central All Progressive Congress Campaign Council has assured the people of the district that if Governor Simon Lalong wins a second term in office, he would hand over power to a person from the district in 2023.
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PDP supporters defect to APC in Plateau

Hundreds of supporters and top ranking members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau Central Senatorial District of Plateau State have defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC) to support the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Simon Lalong.

Monarch blesses Lalong, endorses him for second term

Chief Nelson Bakfur, the Mishkaham Mwagavul and Chairman, Mangu Traditional Council of Plateau, on Monday gave his blessings to the second term ambition of Gov. Simon Lalong .
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Election: President Buhari’s in-law asks court to disqualify Governor Bindow

The legal battle started by President Muhammadu Buhari’s in-law, Dr Halilu Modi, seeking to disqualify Adamawa State governor, Muhammadu Jibirilla Bindow as the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state has shifted to Abuja.

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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC produced results from polling units in Nasarawa deserted town – PDP agent

A ward collation agent for the Peoples Democratic Party in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Aliyu Abdullahi, on Wednesday, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, that he rejected results from two polling units located in a town that had been deserted.
A member of Manchester United's backroom team has been taken to hospital after falling ill, the club have confirmed.

Manchester United run out easy winners against Leeds

Manchester United won their second pre-season game in succession in Australia on Wednesday.

Ibraheem El-Zalzaky seeks court permission to go for medical in India

A Kaduna State High Court will tomorrow hear the application of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and wife, Zeenah, seeking to travel to India for medical attention.
Sebastian Haller has become the club's record signing in a £45m deal

West Ham have new club-record signing

West Ham have confirmed the signing of Sebastian Haller from Eintracht Frankfurt in a deal worth €50m.
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

Anambra resident doctors suspend strike

The indefinite strike embarked upon by Resident Doctors of the Anambra State-owned Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Awka, has been suspended.