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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.
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.
A massive crowd at the Rwang Pam stadium in Jos North local government area of Plateau State on Saturday overwhelmed security agents when President Muhammad Buhari arrived the stadium for his campaign rally.
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.”
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.”
Sultan tells federal government to hold community responsible for General Idris Alkali’s disappearance
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs under the leadership of its President-General, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni, has stated his displeasure on the recent plateau crisis and the disappearance of Major General Idris Alkali (rtd).
Senator Jeremiah Useni, 75 years old, has emerged the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau in the 2019 general elections.
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.
The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has inaugurated a 63-member committee to handle the September 22 Osun State governorship election.
The Plateau State Governor, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong, has asked the people of his state to stop criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari on selfish grounds.
A witness at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp at Geo-science, Angulu-D, Zawan, where Governor Simon Bako Lalong was attacked on Saturday afternoon, Mr Francis Pwajok, has revealed how the IDPs initially murmured at the governor’s behaviour before pelting his convoy with stones.
The Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong, has commiserated with the family of late Mallam Adamu Ciroma, the Government and good people of Yobe State over the demise of the elder statesman.
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.
The Muslim Rights Concern has called on the Plateau State Government to prosecute Andrew Ajijah, author of the controversial publication on the involvement of the Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association’s involvement in the killings which occurred in Barkinladi, Riyom and some parts of Jos South last week.
The Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has condemned in very strong terms the protest organized by some group of people over the recent killings some parts of the state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday appointed the Governor of Kebbi State, H. E. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, to head the Party’s 77-member National Campaign Council to ensure victory for the Party’s governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, at the July 14 Ekiti Governorship Election.
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Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ibeju-Lekki State Constituency I, Mr Fatai Mojeed, winner of the supplementary election in the area.
Anambra South Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, has pinched tent with a group of elected lawmakers in the incoming 9th Senate led by Sen. Ahmed Lawan.
The Nigeria Police on Saturday said they have arrested no fewer than 10 political thugs for various offences during the conduct of supplementary poll in the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the Ekiti East Local Government Constituency 1 supplementary election.
Nigeria’s duo of Aruna Quadri and Bode Abiodun will be facing the biggest battle of their career this season as they lead their Portuguese club – Sporting into the second leg semifinal of the ETTU Cup against star-studded French side – GV Hennebont.
Claudio Marchisio feels sympathy for Paulo Dybala, who has been forced into an unfamiliar role at Juventus following the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Thirty-five years after retirement from military service, former Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Col. Peter Obasa (retd), has made a passionate appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to pay his gratuity and pension.
The South Sudan National Revenue Authority is threatening to publicly shame government and bank officials who steal tax revenue.
The leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) at the weekend accused President Muhammadu Buhari of securing power in the just-concluded Presidential election in the country through dubious and corrupt means.