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APC Chairman Murdered In Benue

Unknown gunmen have reportedly murdered Boniface Okoloho, the All Progressives Congress chairman in Ohimini LGA of Benue State. It was gathered that the late Okoloho was reportedly shot and killed yesterday by some yet-to-be-identified assailants, on his way home from a party function. Confirming the sad development, the All Progressives Congress Governorship (APC) candidate in […]

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2019 Election: Governor Ortom Will Suffer Serious Defeat At Poll – APC National Youth Leader

The national youth leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the north central zone of Nigeria, Comrade Terver Aginde, has predicted that the candidate of the party, Emmanuel Jime, would defeat the incumbent governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, during the governorship election on March 2. Speaking in an interview with Daily Independent, he […]

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Check Out INEC Reaction As Gunmen In Military Uniform Attack Vehicles In Benue

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Benue State has confirmed that some hoodlums in military uniforms attacked one of the commission’s vehicles. The Benue State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr Nentawe Yilwatda, disclosed this while addressing journalists on the preparation for the Saturday elections on Thursday. He said the vehicle carrying non-sensitive materials to Logo […]

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Atiku Didn’t Condemn Benue Anti-Open Grazing Law

A former Minister of State for Education, Prof. Jerry Agada, on Saturday, described as untrue insinuations in some quarters that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, condemned the anti- open grazing law in Benue State during a live television interview. Agada, who spoke in Makurdi, said those making such insinuations failed […]

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Benue State Mourns As Senator Waku Dies At 73

According to the report, Senator Waku died on Sunday, February 3 at the National Hospital in Abuja after a brief illness. Born on June 12, 1946, Senator Waku was elected senator representing Benue north-west district at the National Assembly in 1999, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). A native of Waku village […]

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