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Plateau guber: Senator Useni appeals tribunal verdict

Senator Jeremiah Useni, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State during the 2019 election has filled 21 grounds of appeal before the Court of Appeal in Jos adducing reasons why his petition asking the election petitions tribunal to upturn the victory of Governor Simon Lalong should be upheld.

Governor Lalong: We’ll recover lost economy fortunes of Plateau

Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has said that his administration is determined to recover the economic fortunes of the middlebelt state and create employment opportunities for young people and women as a way to strengthen the existing peace.g
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Plateau APC cautions PDP against unnecessary interference in governance

Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State, Latep Dabang, on Monday advised the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), in the state to allow Governor Simon Lalong to concentrate on governance to deliver dividends of democracy to the people of Plateau state.

Plateau council poll: Youths beg governor to swear-in PDP candidate

Plateau youths under the umbrella of Taroh Concern Youths for Justice and Good Governance, have begged Governor Simon Lalong to prevail on the sacked chairman of Langtang North Local Government Area, Hon. Nanlok, Amos Kparnim, to accept the ruling of the election tribunal and withdraw the injunction filed at the State High Court, Jos.
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Plateau governor replaces acting SSG, appoints new chief of staff

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has removed the Acting Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Richard Tokma.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Flood destroys farmlands in Plateau

At least one hundred and thirty farmers in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State have been rendered stranded following a flash flood that wrecked havoc in their communities.

Northern elders: We’ll resist those trying to detach our communities

The Northern Elders Forum says that it will reject any move by leaders in the Middle Belt Forum to detach communities in North Central Nigeria from the North.
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Plateau guber: My witnesses under threats – Senator Useni tells tribunal

Plateau State governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Jeremiah Useni, has told the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos that the witnesses brought before the tribunal were under security threats.
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PDP, Senator Useni urges tribunal to disqualify Governor Lalong for submitting conflicting names

The People’s Democratic Party in Plateau State and it’s governorship candidate in 2019 general elections, Senator Jeremiah Useni governorship election has asked the tribunal to declare Governor Simon Lalong ineligible to contest the 2019 governorship election in the state.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Nigeria loses N400 billion annually to medical trip abroad

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said the government’s inability to address challenges in the health sector has resulted in the loss of about N400 billion to medical tourism annually.

Elections: Governor Lalong declares Friday public holiday in Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has declared Friday, March 8, a public holiday in the state ahead of Saturday’s governorship and State House of Assembly elections.
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Supporters overwhelm security personnel, disrupt President Buhari’s campaign rally in Jos

Thousands of supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State yesterday prevented the President from speaking, forcing him to leave the Rwang Pam Stadium at 4:18pm.

Simon Lalong: PDP governors have endorsed Muhammadu Buhari

Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has disclosed that even the governors serving on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have joined their All Progressives Congress (APC) counterparts to declare support for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election, adding that “We are now just waiting to swear-in Mr. President in 2019 from what I saw today.”

2019: Simon Lalong charges PDP on clean politics

Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has advised the People’s Democratic Party in the state to engage in constructive criticism as well as churn out laudable programmes that can sell the party and candidate instead of resorting to “gutter politics that will not garner votes or support for their party.”

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Flour Mills earmarks N34 billion in Niger

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World Bank: Development partners pool $53 billion to fight poverty in Africa

A coalition of global development partners has announced $82 billion commitment for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, to maintain momentum in the fight against extreme poverty.

Central bank targets forex earnings from artificial intelligence, software development

Briefing the media Saturday in Ogere, Ogun State, after the Bankers’ Committee Retreat, the CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said the initiatives are in consonance with theme of the event, ‘Delivering increasing Growth through Digital Finance for the Nigerian Economy.’

Afreximbank president speaks at 4th South East economic summit

President of Afreximbank, Professor Benedict Oramah, will deliver the keynote address on the theme: “Financing South East economic development and improving the Ease of Doing Business in the South East”, on Friday at the 4th South East Economic Summit (SEES) holding in Enugu.