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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says the open grazing law in the state is being implemented as no fewer than 400 persons from various ethnic nationalities have been arrested for violating the law.
A Makurdi Magistrate’s court in Benue State on Monday remanded one Solomon in prison for alleged culpable homicide and attempt to commit suicide.
Sen. George Akume, the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate for Benue North-West Senatorial Zone, has prayed the Governorship, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Makurdi to declare him winner of the Feb. 23 elections.
Benue elections: Ex-NANS president weeps as INEC declares Governor Ortom winner of governorship poll
Former President of National Association of Nigerian Students, Daniel Onjeh, on Sunday burst into tears after the INEC declared Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue winner of the 2019 governorship election.
Collation of results resumes at 10 am this morning in Makurdi and after that, the winner of the Benue State gubernatorial election will be announced.
The All Progressives Congress has faulted the decisions of the Independent National Electoral Commission on the initial inconclusive elections in Rivers and Bauchi States.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
Governor Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, heads for victory as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the results of the 23rd local government area, LGA, in Benue State.
Governor Samuel Ortom of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is edging towards victory with 317,730 votes from the results of the Governorship polls in 19 Local Government Areas of Benue.
The Police Command in Kaduna State on Saturday said that 61 cattle suspected to be rustled had been recovered at Kwanar Ugara on the Buruku Kaduna Road in Chikum Local Government Area of the state.
The Senator-elect for Benue North Senatorial District, Orker Jev, has said nothing will diminish his respect for outgoing Senator, George Akume, whom he defeated to emerge a senator on Saturday.
The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.
Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufa’i on Tuesday urged electricity users in the state to settle their electricity bills promptly, to sustain the incremental progress recorded in the power sector in the last three and half years.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday described President Muhammadu Buhari’s overall performance during the live programme on NTA on Wednesday night as shameful and a confirmation that he had lost control to the cabals in his government.
The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.
The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.
The purported leakage of an audio of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Godwin Emefiele, discussing an alleged missing N500bn has been condemned by the Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG), as an act done in bad faith and an attempt to blackmail the CBN governor.
A 100 level political science/public administration student of the University of Uyo, Kingsley Etim, has drowned in a hotel swimming pool.
Diego Simeone has said he is confident that Atletico Madrid will survive the loss of departing forward Antoine Griezmann.
The Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoyeh, has said that vote-buying is so rampant and widespread in the country that it is difficult to arrest and prosecute offenders.
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has relieved the Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Sufficiency, Dr Uduak Udo-Inyang, of his duties.