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Plateau governor swears-in Langtang elected chairman

Governor Simon Lalong, on Wednesday, swears in Hon. Joshua Ubandoma Laven as elected chairman of Langtang LGA.

Plateau guber: Senator Jang consoles Jerry Useni, expresses sadness at tribunal’s verdict

Immediate past Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial zone, Senator Jonah Jang, has expressed sadness over the tribunal judgment which dismissed the petition of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP and its governorship candidate, Senator Jeremiah Useni, and affirmed Governor Simon Lalong as the duly elected governor of the State.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Gunmen kill two, injures five in fresh Plateau attack

No fewer than two persons were butchered on Sunday night by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in Nding Loh village of Fan District of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Mr Thomas Gyang, Commissioner, Planning and Budget Commissioner, made this know in the 2020-2022 Multi-Year Budget Call Circular, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Saturday.

Senator Gyang: Elite neglect through medical tourism has killed Nigeria’s healthcare system

Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, and Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Dung Gyang, has described medical tourism abroad by Nigeria’s elite as contributing to the neglect that has led to the collapse of the country’s healthcare system.
The Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District, Istifanus Gyang, has said that every part of the country requires rapid, sustained and sufficient cover to deal with its emerging security challenges.

Senator Gyang: Why greater attention must be paid to securing Nigerians

Following the lingering security situation in the country, the Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District, Istifanus Gyang, has said that every part of the country requires rapid, sustained and sufficient cover to deal with its emerging security challenges.

Plateau elections: We fielded candidate for Plateau South, not North – UPP tells tribunal

The National Secretary of United People’s Progressive (UPP), Alh Sadeeq Masalla, has told the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos, that the party submitted to INEC the name of Inuwa Sanusi as its candidate for Plateau South and not Plateau North Senatorial candidate during the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Simon Lalong

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.

Plateau honours 188 people killed by suspected herdsmen

Communities in Plateau North Senatorial District on Sunday honoured 188 of their kinsmen who were killed during an attack in Gashish District of the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the state by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen last year
Rufus Bature

Plateau North APC senatorial candidate withdraws petition

The All Progressives Congress candidate in the February 23 Plateau North Senatorial contest, Mr Rufus Bature, has withdrawn his petition against Sen Istifanus Gyang of PDP, who emerged victorious in the contest.

Disquiet as Damishi Sango, Chris Hassan fight over Plateau PDP chairmanship

The controversy trialing the poor outing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State during the 2019 general elections has taken a new dimension.

Damishi Sango: My suspension sponsored to cripple PDP’s promising petitions at elections tribunal

The embattled Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State, Hon. Damishi Sango, who was suspended by the state Executive Council of the party on Wednesday said they have reliable information that the action of the 16 party officials is being sponsored by a third force to cripple the party’s promising petitions at the elections tribunal.

N6.3 billion fraud: My statement indicting ex-Governor Jang taken under duress – ex-cashier

Yusuf Pam, a former cashier under the administration of former Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State, told a High Court on Wednesday that the statement he made indicting his former boss, was taken by EFCC under duress.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.
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Governor Lalong: I won’t interfere in Plateau electoral process

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has said that he would not interfere in the electoral process in the state, as he is concerned about maintaining peace in the state.
Istifanus Gyang

PDP’s Gyang picks Plateau North Senate seat

Rep Istifanus Gyang of the PDP on Thursday emerged winner of the Plateau North Senatorial election.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Senator Jang, Plateau PDP pledge two million votes for Atiku Abubakar

The immediate Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly Senator Jonah Jang has pledge that the state will deliver two million votes for the PDP presidential flag bearer Atiku Abubakar, come February 16, 2019 in the state.

Istifanus Gyang: Nothing’ll scuttle PDP chances of winning Plateau

Member representing Barkin-Ladi/Riyom Federal Constituency and Plateau North Senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Istifanus Gyang, said there will be nothing that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will do to scuttle PDP victory in the next general elections in Plateau.

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