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Benue elections: Lawrence Onoja urges Benue people to vote Emmanuel Jime

A retired military general and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Major General Lawrence Onoja (retd), has urged Benue voters in the forthcoming supplementary election of March 23 to vote for APC governorship candidate, Hon. Emmanuel Jime, and his deputy Hon. Sam Ode in the interest of rapid development of the state.

APC: Threats of vote loss, confusion trail National Assembly candidates’ list

The two big parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday led 86 other political parties to submit their lists of presidential and National Assembly candidates for the 2019 general to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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Delta: Doris Uboh, Joel-Onowakpo Thomas, Ima Niboro win APC National Assembly tickets

Former member of the House of Representatives for Ika constituency, Mrs. Doris Uboh, has been declared winner of the All Progressive Congress (APC) senatorial primaries for Delta north senatorial district.

Delta APC: Ovie Omo-Agege not suspended

Delta State secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Chidi Okonji, yesterday, said that Senator Ovie Omo-Agege was not suspended by the party.
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Delta guber: Great Ogboru emerges APC candidate in parallel primary

Great Ogboru has emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the 2019 governorship election in a parallel governorship primary held at the College of Education (Technical) Asaba, the state capital.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting in State House on 28th Aug 2018

2019: APC pledges to respect electoral guidelines in party primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has pledged to ensure compliance with the electoral guidelines, fairness and justice as well as observe all the principles of internal democracy while conducting its forthcoming party primaries.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting in State House on 28th Aug 2018

President Buhari meets APC caucus as Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari last night met with caucus members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the presidential villa, Abuja.

Official: Benue IDPs returning home

The Benue State Government has confirmed that some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state have started returning to their homes.

15 killed in clashes in Benue

At least 15 people were killed over the past few days in separate attacks in central Nigeria's Benue State, the scene of regular clashes between Christian farmers and nomadic cattle herders, official sources said Wednesday.

Benue government accuses Jama’atu Nasril Islam of supporting Miyetti Allah’s open threats

The Benue State Government has accused the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) of not doing enough to condemn the several open threats and inciting statements issued by the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH) and its sympathizers against the Food Basket state.

Benue government approves procurement of fertilisers for 2018 cropping season

The Benue State Executive Council has approved the supply of assorted fertilisers to supplement locally produced ones in the state for the 2018 cropping season.

Vice President Osinbajo reassures Benue people of security

Vice President Yemi Osibajo has denied claims that the killings in Benue were the outcome of a planned agenda to eliminate the people.

Benson Abounu: Mercenaries in Benue, plan to attack five villages

The Acting Governor of Benue State, Mr. Benson Abounu, on Wednesday, raised a fresh alarm of impending attacks on Benue communities.

Benue to auction confiscated livestock

The Benue State Government has directed its Ministry of Finance to appoint a registered Auctioneer to auction livestock confiscated in violation of the state Anti-Open Grazing Law 2017.

Benue govt confirms invasion of Mbatoho Chile community

The Benue State Government has confirmed the invasion of Mbatoho Chile area of Makurdi, Benue State, where herdsmen were said to have sacked over 5,000 villagers, last Monday.

Senator Ekweremadu: Nigeria’s progress depends on our unity

Nigeria can only make progress if its ethnic nationalities move closer in the spirit of national unity, says Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President.

Herdsmen kill over 1,500 farmers in 47 attacks in Benue – commissioner

Suspected herdsmen have killed more than 1,500 people including farmers, policemen and soldiers in Benue State communities in 47 different attacks in the last three years, the state government has declared.

We’ve lost confidence in federal govt over killer herdsmen – Benue govt

The Benue State government has declared that it had lost confidence in the ability of the country’s security agencies to bring to justice herdsmen accused of killings in the state.

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Businessman sent to prison over alleged N42 million fraud

A 42-year old businessman, Joshua Alele Momodu has been ordered remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional Facility, Ikoyi, Lagos pending when he will be able to perfect the bail conditions granted him by an Igbosere Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining the sum of N42 million from the management of Adeeman Nigeria Limited under false preference.

Man bags six months imprisonment for stealing yams

A Dutse Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja on Friday sentenced a 20-year-old man, Aliyu Musa, to six months imprisonment for stealing yams valued at N100,000.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike lobbying to join APC – party leaders

The major stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 20 wards of Port Harcourt City council area (PHALGA) of Rivers State have accused Governor Nyesom Wike of desperately lobbying to join the APC, since the former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is not allowing him (Wike) to take over the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday booked a spot in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 away win against South African side TS Galaxy.

Enyimba chase consolidation points against Agadir

Confederation Cup campaigners Enyimba have a good chance of pushing closer to the next round as the host Hassania Agadir of Morocco on Sunday.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo: Finance act will stimulate Nigerian economy

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday asserted that the Finance Act 2020 would stimulate the Nigerian economy and put the country on the path of geometric economic growth.