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Benue Ridicules APC’s Allegation Of Plot To Compromise INEC

Benue State government has dismissed as unfounded, baseless and evil, allegations by All Progressives Congress, APC, that Governor Samuel Ortom set aside huge sum of money to compromise staff of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to win re-election. APC in the state had, through its Publicity Secretary, Mr. James Ornguga, made the allegation on social […]

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Suspected Herdsmen Kill 16 In Fresh Benue Attack

Sixteen people were killed in a fresh attack on three communities in the Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State by suspected herdsmen. The suspected herdsmen, who were said to have invaded the communities on Saturday, shot indiscriminately and killed 16 people. The Chairman of Gwer West Local Government, Francis Ayagan, confirmed the attack. […]

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Benue Warns Buhari Govt Ahead Of Elections, Reveals Akume’s Plot

Benue State Government has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of planning to rig the March 9, 2019 Governorship and State Assembly elections. Terver Akase, Governor Samuel Ortom’s Chief Secretary, raised the alarm on Sunday. He said credible information indicated that Senator George Akume, leader of APC in Benue, told his supporters during an exclusive […]

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Benue Police Parade Suspect Who Killed Young Man For Ritual Purpose & Defrauded Victim’s Father Of Over N200K

The Benue State Police Command on Tuesday, paraded suspects arrested for various crimes in the state. Briefing newsmen at the Command Headquarters in Makurdi, the Comissioner of Police, CP Omololu Bishi, said two of the suspects confessed to killing a young man for ritual purpose. According to the CP, the father of the victim, Mr. […]

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APC Youths Destroy Ortom, PDP Billboards In Benue

Youths suspected to be members of All Progressives Congress, yesterday, went on rampage in Makurdi town, destroying Governor Samuel Ortom’s and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, campaign billboards. The said youths, who moved in a motorcade, created tension and fear in the town while people scampered for safety for fear of being caught in a reprisal […]

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Suswam Wins Benue North East Senatorial Race

Former governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State has won the Zone A Benue North East senatorial district election on the platform of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). Suswam polled 148, 645 votes to defeat incumbent Senator Barnabas Gemade of Social Democratic Party (SDP) who emerged a distant third position with 32, 534 votes and All Progressive […]

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