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National Assembly leadership: Plateau APC lawmakers-elect endorse party decision

Lawmakers-elect from Plateau have resolved to support Sen Ahmed Lawan and Rep Femi Gbajabiamila as Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives, as directed by the All Progressive Congress (APC).

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.
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.

Hunters promise security surveilance of Plateau bushes

Professional Hunters Association (PHA), Plateau Command, has thrown its weight behind the re-election of Gov. Simon Lalong for a second term.

Five dead as Plateau records 17 new cases of Lassa fever

The Plateau State Government on Sunday confirmed that there are 17 new Lassa Fever cases in the state, adding that “five have so far died of the fever in the past few days”.

Lassa fever kills four in Plateau

The incident is coming barely one week after the Nigerian Army announced the death of a soldier in Plateau from the disease.
Atiku Abubakar and Damishi Sango at Jos rally on Saturday

Jos rally: Atiku Abubakar condoles families of dead supporters

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has condoled with the families of two of his supporters who attended his Jos rally, but died in a road crash thereafter.

Police: Kidnapped Plateau monarch released

The traditional ruler kidnapped in Plateau State on Monday night has been released by his abductors, the police said.

Police launch manhunt for kidnappers of Plateau monarch

The Plateau State Police Command says it has launched a manhunt for kidnappers of the Long Dorok Chiefdom in Shendam Local Government Area of the state, His Royal Highness, David Isa.

Police confirms abduction of Plateau monarch

The Police in Plateau State have confirmed the abduction the Long Dorok Engr. David Isah Dongbam, a second class monarch in Shendam local government area of the state.

Gunmen kidnap Plateau monarch

Gunmen have kidnapped the traditional ruler of Long Dorok Chiefdom in Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State, David Isa.
IDP camp in Makurdi

Committee: 1, 801 killed, 50, 212 displaced in recent Plateau attacks

The Committee on Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), set up by the Plateau Government, has said that 1,801 persons were killed in the recent attacks on the state.

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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