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Governor Ortom expresses fear over political violence

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has decried the destruction of his campaign materials in Gbajimba and Daudu in Guma, Wannune in Tarka and Lessel in Ushongo Local Government Areas of the state.

Governor Ortom denies involvement in disrupted APC rally, sue for peace

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has denied any involvement in the All Progressives Congress (APC) disrupted rally at his Gbajimgba home town in Guma local government area of the state.

SDP presents flags to Barnabas Gemade, 13 others

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the weekend presented flags to 14 candidates of the party in Benue North East Senatorial district.

13 killed over murder of motorcyclist in Benue community

At least, 13 suspected members of a cult group, were Saturday night, reportedly hacked to death during a major fracas with youths of Lessel community in Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State.

Police parade 35 suspected cultists in Benue

The Benue State Police Command has paraded 35 suspected cultists arrested in the last few days in different parts of the state as part of its ‘Ember Month Operation Order’ aimed at ensuring a peaceful and crime free festive period.

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Supplementary polls: Nigerian Army warns against violence in Sokoto

Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary polls to conclude the governorship elections in Sokoto state, the Nigerian Army on Thursday, expressed readiness to check all forms of lawlessness during the exercise.

FIFA bans ex-football chief for life

FIFA on Thursday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador’s football federation, Luis Chiriboga, after finding him guilty of taking bribes.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN denies paying ex-President Obasanjo as facilitator

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it has never made any payment to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for services he renders to the institution as one of its facilitators.

Murder: Lawyer asks court to reject her confessional statement

Justice Adedayo Akintoye will on April 11 rule whether or not to conduct a trial-within-trial on the confessional statement made by a female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, standing trial for the murder of her lawyer-husband, Symphorosa Odibi.
Nigeria Police

Police launch manhunt for killers of NYSC members in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state.