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January, 2020

November, 2019

  • 29 November

    Appeal Court Affirms Lalong’s Victory As Plateau Gov

    The Court of Appeal sitting in Jos has affirmed the victory of Simon Lalong as winner of the March 9 governorship election in Plateau State. In a unanimous decision on Friday, the appellate court dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate, Jeremiah Useni. …

August, 2019

  • 3 August

    PDP Accuses APC Of Vote Buying In Plateau By-election

    PDP Accuses APC Of Vote Buying In Plateau By-election

    The Plateau State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday, accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), of vote buying in the ongoing by-election for Pengana constituency in Bassa Local Government Area of the state. John Akans, the party’s Publicity Secretary, made the allegation in Jengre town, Bassa …

May, 2019

  • 28 May

    Plateau Election Tribunal Begins Sitting, Promises Speedy Justice

    Man Bags Two Months Jail For Burglary

    The Plateau Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, led by Justice Halima Salman, on Tuesday, assured parties of its resolve to dispense justice in all the petitions challenging the outcome of the elections. Salman gave the assurance while speaking during the inaugural sitting in Jos. ”This panel would be timely in the …

  • 17 May

    Plateau Gov, Lalong, Elected Chair Of Northern Governors Forum


    Simon Lalong, Governor of Plateau State, has been elected as Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum. He was elected by his colleagues during the meeting of the Northern Governors Forum, which held in Kaduna on Friday. At the meeting, which is the forum’s first of the year, the governors agreed …

  • 7 May

    Plateau Poly Assistant Registrar’s Sister Regains Freedom

    Abigail Amos, the younger sister of the Assistant Registrar Of the Plateau State Polytechnic, who was kidnapped has been released. Ezekiel Rangs, the polytechnic’s Assistant Registrar, confirmed his sister’s release by her abductors on Tuesday. Amos, an OND one student of the Polytechnic, was kidnapped on Monday when unidentified gunmen …

March, 2019

  • 23 March

    2019 Polls: INEC Conducts Supplementary Guber Elections In Five States Today

    All is set as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will on Saturday (today) conduct supplementary governorship elections in five states of the federation in continuation of the 2019 general elections. The polls were rescheduled after the governorship elections in Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau, Sokoto, and Adamawa states were declared …

  • 11 March

    INEC Declares Plateau, Adamawa, Sokoto, Bauchi Guber Elections Inconclusive

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Plateau and Adamawa governorship elections conducted on Saturday inconclusive. The returning officers for both elections made the declaration on Monday in separate announcements at their respective collation centres. Read Also: Fierce Contest In 29 States As Governorship Election Holds Today Richard Kimbir, …

February, 2019

  • 1 February

    Lassa Fever Kills Eight In Plateau, 40 More Cases Recorded

    Dr Kuden Kamshak, the commissioner of health in Plateau State, has confirmed that eight persons have killed by Lassa Fever, with 40 more cases recorded across the state. Kamshak made the disclosure on Thursday, during the Agenda for Social Behavioural Communication Committee (SBCC), review meeting in Jos. He described the …

December, 2018

  • 13 December

    Man Sentenced To Death For Killing Stepmother

    Internet Fraudster Forfeits N230m, $81 To FG

    A Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos, the state capital, has sentenced a 24-year-old man, Binfa Lamde, to death by hanging for killing his stepmother. Justice A. I Ashoms, who delivered the judgment on Thursday, declared that the prosecution had proved beyond reasonable doubt that Lamde killed the woman. …

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