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President Buhari, Atiku Share 2 LGAs In Benue

President Muhammadu Buhari, the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has scored 12,197 votes in Tarka Local Government Area to floor Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who had 4,875 votes. Announcing the results on Sunday in Makurdi, the INEC Collation Officer for the election in Tarka local government area, Prof. […]

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Gunmen Storm Ex-Benue Speaker’s Home

Four gunmen on Friday stormed the home of a former Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Mr Stephen Tsav. A source told reveals that the gunmen, in a Volkswagen Golf, arrived Tsav’s North Bank home in the Makurdi metropolis with AK47 guns. However, the source said Tsav’s son spotted the gunmen after they […]

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Many Declared Missing As Herdsmen Strike In Benue

Many persons have been declared missing and several persons injured on Friday after suspected herdsmen blocked the ever-busy Daudu-Gbajimba road, along the Makurdi-Lafia road. The incident happened between Tokpande and Umenger village. It was gathered that the heavily armed herdsmen macheted over 10 persons. At the moment, it is not ascertain if there were casualties […]

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INEC Distributes Sensitive Materials In Benue

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed sensitive materials across the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Benue in readiness for Saturday’s poll. INEC Public Relations Officer (PRO), in the state Mr Terkaa Andyar disclosed this in a telephone interview with Newsmen on Friday in Makurdi. “The last batch of the sensitive […]

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Ortom, Cousin Clash Over Fresh Killing In Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom and his cousin, who is a House of Representatives candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Benue State, Terhide Utaan, have clashed over who was responsible for the Wednesday’s attack on Iye community in the Guma Local Government Area of the state. Gunmen suspected to be herders had on Wednesday unleashed a […]

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Herdsmen Attack Agatu Community In Benue, Kill 16

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked Agatu community in Benue State on Wednesday and killed 16 people while many others were injured. Recall that suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked some communities in Agatu Local Government Area of the state in 2016 and hundreds of people were killed. In the renewed attack in the early hours […]

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Election 2019: Fear Of Defeat Pushing Benue APC To Accuse Ortom – Akase

Chief press secretary to Benue state governor, Mr Terver Akase says the fear of impending defeat at the polls is pushing the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rain baseless accusations on his principal. Akase was on Thursday, February 21, reacting to comments credited to APC’s House of Representatives candidate for Makurdi -Guma constituency, Mr. Terhide […]

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7,000 Police Personnel To Monitor, Supervise Elections In Benue – CP

Benue State Police Command is to deploy 7,000 personnel across the state to monitor proceedings and provide security in weekend’s presidential and National Assembly election. State Commissioner of Police, Mr Omololu Bishi made the disclosure yesterday shortly before parading 15 suspects arrested by the command in different parts of the state for armed robbery, cultism, […]

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