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INEC returning officer shot in Benue

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Unidentified gunmen Saturday shot the Returning Officer of Gboko Local Government Area, Prof T. Dooshima. “They shot Prof. Dooshima who is the Returning Officer...

Benue, Ortom and Governance Failure

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By Ali Agada Certainly, Nigerians now know there is a serious leadership deficit in Benue state. Since Governor Samuel Ortom assumed the mantle of leadership...
priests

Priests killings in Benue ‘despicable’ and ‘satanic,’ – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday condemned the “despicable” murders of two priests at a Catholic Church in Benue state, saying there’s no justification for...
herdsmen

75 Killed in Taraba, Benue and Zamfara as herdsmen go on killing spree

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A series of unprecedented herdsmen attacks in Benue, Taraba and Zamfara state killed at least 75 people in the deadliest violence to strike in...

Southern Kaduna Crisis Master Mined By Buhari Opponents

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If the truth must be told about the killing in Southern Kaduna, nothing can be more convincing than the proclamation by the Northern Nigeria...

The Fulani Massacres In Nigeria

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As Nigerians come to terms with the wholesale massacre and genocide against villagers in plateau, Taraba, Kaduna, Benue and Enugu (and to a lesser...
Nigerian troops

Troops deployed in northern Nigeria state to end communal clash

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State governor Samuel Ortom, who disclosed this in Makurdi, the state capital, said the federal government approved the deployment of soldiers to protect lives...

Former Benue State Governor Gabriel Suswam arrested for beating wife

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Gabriel Suswam The Metropolitan police in the United Kingdom have arrested the former Benue state governor Gabriel Suswam after he allegedly battered his wife. After...
floods

Twelve Nigerian states warned to guard against flooding

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Nigerian authorities on Wednesday issued warning to a list of 12 states that might experience possible flash floods, river overflows and landslides in...

Pray For Akume – Chief Samuel Ortom

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Benue State Governor-elect, Chief Samuel Ortom, has called on Benue people to embark on fervent prayers so that Sen. George Akume would emerge as...

Benue Gov-elect Solicits Support For Akume

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Benue State Governor-elect, Chief Samuel Ortom, has called on Benue people to embark on fervent prayers so that Sen. George Akume would emerge as...

Nigeria says 6,000 citizens return from Lake Chad

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At least 6,000 Nigerians dislodged from Islands on Lake Chad have returned home through Geidam in northeast state of Yobe, according to the National...

Dickson Pawa Appointed Benue State Security Officer

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Makurdi residents in Benue state have been thrown into jubilation as the governor-elect, Dr. Samuel Ortom appoints Mr. Dickson Pawa as the Chief Security...
Samuel Ortom

Ortom Declared Winner In Benue

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Former Minister of State for Trade and Industries, Dr. Samuel Ortom of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has been declared winner of the Benue...
Independent Electoral Commission

Voters Turn out in Benue election not encouraging

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The governorship and State House of Assembly election? conducted in Benue State yesterday witnessed a low turn out as people were afraid of risking...

PDP Wins Benue South

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 99,538 to 50,115 votes of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Benue South senatorial zone, according to...
police

Benue Police Refutes Allegation Of Indiscriminate Arrests

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The Benue Police Command on Tuesday denied arresting innocent citizens ahead of the forth-coming general elections. The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Austin Ezeani, made...

Survey puts Tarzoor on higher pedestal

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A survey conducted by civil society and pro-democracy groups led by the National Democratic Front (NDF), has indicated that the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), candidate,...

PDP is likely to lose rescheduled Benue elections

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by Ebun DosunmuOwing to several months of non remittance of pensioners arrears as well as non remittance of Civil Servants Salaries which both were...

Benue to boost yam business

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The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Benue, Mr Donald Gbugho, said?on Thursday?in Makurdi that the Federal and Benue Governments planned setting up...

Herdsmen left 18 dead attack in Benue state

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An eyewitness told the Daily Times that the marauders besieged the community late on Sun?day, shooting sporadically, burning down houses, huts and farmlands. The source...

Violence at its peak at Benue State in Nigeria ahead of polls

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by Freddie Adamgbe There is no denying the fact that Benue State, over time has been notorious for pre-and post election violence resulting in waste...

INEC Risks Litigation If …… – Engr. Baba Agan

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The Benue State chairman of Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP Engr. Baba Agan has warned against attempts to shift the?14 february, 2015?Presidential and...

PDP continues to receive accolades for successfully primaries

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The Benue state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ),  has continued to receive accolades for the successfully conducting the primaries...

Positive activities of Federal Medical Centre management excites Gbenda

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The National President, National Union of Benue State Student (NUBESS), Orkuma Shinsima and the President of Minda Gender Group, Comrade Lubem Gbenda has lauded...

Electoral materials ready for ward congress

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The Chairman, Ward Congress Electoral Panel in charge of Benue, Chief Chike Udenze, said the panel had begun to collect results of the...

Benue Government commences evacuation of students

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The Benue Government said it had commenced the evacuation of students from Mubi in Adamawa following the recent attack on the town by...

Jungle Justice on the rise in Nigeria

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The Benue Police Command has warned residents in the state against jungle justice when dealing with suspected criminals.The Benue Commissioner of Police, Hyacinth...

This earned him an award as the best Local Government Chairman in his time

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A Lagos based non-profit organisation compromising of Benue state indigenes , Ortom Support Group has endorsed the current Minister of State, Industry, Trade and...

The outcome of the pruning exercise was announced in Makurdi

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Minister of State, Industry, Trade and Investment, Samuel Ortom, has been selected with three others, from a plethora of aspirants seeking the same...