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John Odigie-Oyegun’s experience helped APC unseat sitting president – Plateau governor

Plateau State governor and Chairman of Northern Governor’s Forum, Simon Lalong, has described the pioneer national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, as a man full of political experience which led the APC to unseat a sitting government during the 2015 general election.

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.
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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.

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.

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.
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Crowd overwhelms security agents as President Buhari visits Jos

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.

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.”

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).
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Plateau guber: Jeremiah Useni emerges PDP candidate

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.

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.

Yakubu Dati: Simon Lalong not defecting to PDP

Mr Yakubu Dati, Plateau Commissioner for Information and Communication has said that Gov. Simon Lalong is not planning to defect to Peoples Democraric Party.

Osun guber: APC names 14 governors, eight ministers, others in campaign committee

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.

2019: Stop criticising President Buhari on selfish grounds – Governor Lalong tells Plateau people

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.
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Witness: How Governor Lalong was attacked by IDPs

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.

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