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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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Yemi Osibajo has denied claims that the killings in Benue were the outcome of a planned agenda to eliminate the people.
The Acting Governor of Benue State, Mr. Benson Abounu, on Wednesday, raised a fresh alarm of impending attacks on Benue communities.
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.
Nigeria can only make progress if its ethnic nationalities move closer in the spirit of national unity, says Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President.
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.
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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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.
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.
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).
Confederation Cup campaigners Enyimba have a good chance of pushing closer to the next round as the host Hassania Agadir of Morocco on Sunday.
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.
Manchester United have joined three of their Premier League rivals in the race to sign AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek, it is reported.
The Nigerian Army has dismissed the report of killing and abduction of soldiers by Boko Haram terrorists along Gwoza-Bama road in Borno.
The General Overseer of Our Sanctuary Gospel Church, Nigeria, Bishop Udo Azogu, has advised former governor of Imo state, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha and his party, PDP to take the Supreme Court judgement in good faith.
Governor Ortom’s victory at Supreme Court, true reflection of Benue electorate’s decision – ex-minister
Former Minister of State, Education and Chairman Benue State Civil Service Commission, Professor Jerry Agada, has described Governor Samuel Ortom’s victory at the Supreme Court as a true reflection of Benue electorates’ decision at the last general elections.
Former Super Eagles winger Victor Moses has dismissed concerns over his fitness level ahead of his loan move to Inter Milan which should have been completed by now.