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The All Progressives Congress candidate in the February 23 Plateau North Senatorial contest, Mr Rufus Bature, has withdrawn his petition against Sen Istifanus Gyang of PDP, who emerged victorious in the contest.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

Rep Istifanus Gyang of the PDP on Thursday emerged winner of the Plateau North Senatorial election.
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Plateau ex-SSG blames Jos crises on failure of previous administrations

According to him, ‘’We were able to put in place policy framework to end crises in the state to return the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their original homes from the camps before I left office as Secretary to Plateau State Government’’
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Rufus Bature: Federal government to end activities of crisis merchants in Plateau

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State and former Secretary to Government in the state, Hon. Rufus Bature, said that the Federal Government has taken proactive measures to end the activities of crisis merchants who benefits from killing and sucking of innocent bloods in Plateau.

2019: INEC clears 39 senatorial candidates in Plateau

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Plateau State office has displayed the names of 39 cleared to contest for the Senate seats from the three Senatorial districts of the state and as well as 66 candidates contesting for the House of Representatives seats across the eight Federal Constituencies of the state.
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Plateau North: Rufus Bature wins APC senatorial ticket

Rufus Bature, who recently resigned his appointment as Secretary to the Plateau government to contest for the Plateau North APC ticket, has secured the delegates’ nod to contest for the senate seat in 2019.

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.

Killings: Governor Lalong constitutes committee to return IDPs home

Worried by the pathetic condition of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in Plateau State, Governor Simon Lalong, has inaugurated a committee saddle with the responsibility of catering and returning displaced persons to their ancestral homes.

Senator Jang: My indictment over Plateau killings senseless, unreasonable

A former Governor of Plateau State and senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Jonah David Jang, has dismissed his alleged indictment in the recent massacre of over 200 Berom in three local government areas of the state.
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Plateau government reviews curfew on three local governments

The Plateau State Government has reviewed the curfew it imposed in three local governments of Jos South, Riyom and Barkin Ladi from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily
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CAN: Why killings of farmers in Plateau won’t stop

Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Northern Nigeria, Rev. Yakubu Pam, said the killings by herdsmen in Barkin-Ladi and Riyom local government areas of Plateau State would not end until Federal Government resolve the question of land grabbing and indiscriminate grazing in the areas.

Suspected herdsmen kill 120 in Plateau communities

For several hours on Saturday, suspected armed herders opened fire on villagers in some communities in Plateau State, killing over 100 people.

Plateau government imposes curfew on three local councils after killings

The Plateau state government has imposed a curfew on Riyom, Barakin Ladi and Jos south local government area of the state following fresh killings.

Governor Lalong declares curfew as suspected herdsmen kill two soldiers, two cops

Two soldiers, two mobile policemen and about 23 others were on Wednesday killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen during a fierce battle at Dung Kasa, Rafiki and Dutse Kura communities in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Plateau Governor Lalong creates six new ministries

Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau has created six additional ministries to the 17 existing ministries in the state, bringing the total to 23 in the state.

Youths key to peace, development – Solomon Dalung

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has charged Nigerian youths on peace – building, saying, no meaningful development would happen in absence of peace in the society.

President Buhari working to stop farmers, herdsmen clashes, killings – Solomon Dalung

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Solomon Dalung, has expressed the determination of President Muhammadu Buhari to address farmers/herdsmen clashes and its attendant killings in the country.

Plateau govt tackles drug abuse among youths

The Plateau State Government has vowed to tackled unemployment, drug abuse and nefarious activities among youths to consolidate and build an enduring peace process in the state.

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Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity.

Senate President Lawan withdraws appointment of Festus Adedayo as media aide

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has withdrawn the appointment of Festus Adedayo barely as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.
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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.

Federal government drags Senator Nwaoboshi to CCT over alleged false assets declaration

The Federal Government has filed three counts of false declaration of assets against Delta-North Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
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Zimbabwe’s currency hits new low, firms demanding payment in US dollars

Zimbabwe’s interim currency fell to a new low on the black market on Thursday and local firms were demanding payment in U.S. dollars as a hedge against inflation, which is running at its highest in a decade.

US finds Nigeria, Niger improving anti-trafficking efforts

Niger and Nigeria have improved their efforts to fight human trafficking, but still do not meet the minimum standards required, the U.S. government said on Thursday in its closely watched annual assessment of how countries are performing.