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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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Some Results From The National Assembly Election, Plateau State & Benue State

Plateau State House of Representatives Barkin Ladi/Riyom Federal Constituency Dr Simon Davou Mwadkwon (PDP) 64,291- Winner Bitrus Dangwel Tawal (APC) 24, 796 Wase Federal Constituency Idris Ahmed Maje (APC) 32,445 – Winner Suleiman Umaru Rabo (PDP) 26,335 Mangu /Bokkos Federal Constituency Solomon Maren (PDP) 71,903 -Winner Haruna Danjuma (APC) 58,964 Langtang North/Langtang South Federal Constituency […]

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PDP Rejects Results In Borno, Urges INEC To Declare Emmanuel Jev Winner In Benue

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Borno Central Senatorial district, Mohammed Abba-Aji, has rejected the election results, as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He said his rejection was based on All Progressives Congress (APC) leadership and some INEC officials’ alleged manipulation and allocation of election results to themselves. Addressing journalists yesterday at […]

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Abba Moro Wins Benue South Senatorial Election

Comr. Abba Patrick Moro of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was on Tuesday officially declared winner of Benue South senatorial election. The PDP Candidate polled 85,162 votes to beat his closest rival, Ochagwu Steven Lawani of All Progressives Congress (APC) who scored 47,721 Mike Okibe Onoja of SDP came distant third with 29,901.

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