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March, 2019

  • 24 March

    INEC Declares APC’s Lalong Winner Of Plateau Guber Election

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Plateau State governorship election.  Prof. Richard Kimbir, the Returning Officer in the state, said Laong scored 595,582 votes to defeat 23 other candidates, including the Peoples Democratic Party’s Jeremiah Useni, who garnered …

  • 18 March

    I’m Not Afraid Of Guber Election Rerun, Says Lalong

    Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau State has said he is not jittery over the March 23 Governorship Election re-run in the state. Lalong expressed this view while speaking with State House correspondents after a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The March 9 …

  • 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, …

  • 10 March

    Plateau Lawmaker Dies Hours After Winning Reelection

    Ezekiel Afon, lawmaker representing Pengana constituency in the Plateau State house of assembly, has died hours after he won reelection. Bashir Sati, secretary of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state, confirmed the lawmaker’s death in Jos. According to Sati, Afon died Sunday afternoon after a brief illness. “It …

February, 2019

  • 21 February

    Lassa Fever: 10 Killed, 28 New Cases Confirmed In Plateau – Commissioner

    Dr Kunden Deyin, the Plateau Commissioner for Health, says the state has  recorded 28  new cases of Lassa fever  with 10 deaths. Deyin told the News Agency of Nigeria in Jos on Thursday that 64 cases were taken to the laboratory for confirmation out of which 28 were confirmed to …

  • 11 February

    Elections Will Proceed In Plateau, Abia Despite Fire Outbreak – INEC

    INEC has promised that elections would proceed as scheduled despite the fire incidents that destroyed its offices in Qua’an Pan Local Government of Plateau and Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia. The commission gave the assurance in a statement issued by Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, …

January, 2019

  • 28 January

    Fresh Lassa Fever Outbreak Kills Five In Plateau

    Plateau has recorded 17 confirmed cases of Lassa Fever with five persons killed, according to Dr Kunden Deyin, the state’s health commissioner. Deyin newsmen on Sunday in Jos that 33 cases were taken to the laboratory for confirmation where 17 were confirmed to be cases of Lassa Fever. According to …

  • 17 January

    Lassa Fever: Army Fumigates Cantonment After Officer’s Death

    Maj. Gen. Nuhu Angbazo, General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division, Nigeria Army Rukuba, has directed that Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos, Plateau, be fumigated. The directive was given following the death of a non-commissioned senior officer in the cantobment from Lassa fever. The Division made the disclosure on Thursday in a …

  • 9 January

    Buhari, Lalong’s Victories ‘Very Certain’ – Plateau APC Elders

    The All Progressives Congress (APC), Elders Advisory Council in Plateau has said that the victories of  President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Simon Lalong in the forthcoming general elections were “very certain”. Reports that Buhari and Lalong, both of the APC, are seeking fresh mandates in the elections scheduled for Feb. …

  • 4 January

    Four Die In Plateau Cult Clash

    Four persons have died in a clash between two rival cult groups near a nightclub in the Kwata Zawan Community, Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Terna Tyopev, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Jos on Thursday. …

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