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Bayelsa governor appoints new spokesperson

A new chief press secretary to the Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, has been appointed.

Police confirm release of abducted bizwoman

The police in Benue State yesterday confirmed the release of a telecom entrepreneur, Mercy Gabriel, who was kidnapped at Obu Branch in Otukpa, Ogbadibo LGA of the state.

Senator Mark embarks on ‘thank you’ tour after 20 years in Senate

After 20 years in the senate, the immediate past president of the Senate, David Mark, will on Tuesday embark on a ‘Thank you tour’ to his Benue South Senatorial zone.
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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.

Benue elections: Governor Ortom set for victory in supplementary poll

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.

Benue elections: Governor Ortom in early lead in governorship polls

Gov. Samuel Ortom of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has taken an early lead in Saturday’s Governorship and State Assembly elections in the state.

Benue Assembly extends suspension of local council chiefs

The Benue House of Assembly has extended the suspension of three Local Government Area Chairmen by three months over alleged misappropriation of public funds and gross misconduct.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar wins in Benue

Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has defeated President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to win the Presidential election in Benue.
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Benue holds presidential, NASS elections in three LGs

The Benue State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Nentawe Goshwe, on Sunday said presidential and National Assembly elections are currently holding in five units in three local government areas of the state.
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Dan Onjeh: We’ll work for APC’s victory in Benue

The Board Chairman of Project Development Institute (PRODA), Dan Onjeh, has reinstated his determination to work for the victory of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Benue state and also ensure that Chief Steve Lawani wins the Zone C senatorial elections.

Court remands man in prison for allegedly killing police officer

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court in Benue on Friday, remanded one Dio Edoka, 37, who allegedly killed a Police Sgt. Julius Anyebe, pending legal advice from the Office of the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

Samuel Ortom proposes N196 billion budget for 2019 fiscal year

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom proposes a budget estimate of N196.5 billon to the state House of Assembly for the 2019 fiscal year

Group: No APC candidate was substituted in Benue

A group, United Ogbadibo Initiative, has debunked reports that Audu Ogbe, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, substituted names of elected candidates at APC primaries in Ogbadibo state House of Assembly and other federal and state constituencies.

Benue: Abba Moro, Mimi Adzape-Orubibi, others win primaries

Immediate past Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, has won the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial primaries for Benue South Senatorial District.
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Kemi Adeosun: Patriotism, integrity under scrutiny

The resignation of Mrs Olukemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance on Friday, Sept. 14, for forgery has raised questions over the workings of Nigeria.

Benue Assembly suspends three local council chairmen

Benue State House of Assembly has suspended three local government chairmen in the state.

Benue gets first female Head of Service

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has appointed Mrs. Veronica Onyeke as the new Head of Service.

Defections: Former Minister Jerry Agada others joins PDP

The former Minister, Prof. Jerry Agada, over the weekend officially relinquishes his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in his ward 1 Orokam district of Ogbadibo LGA of Benue state.

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Kogi guber: PDP, APC accuse each other of importing thugs, mercenaries

The Musa Wada/Sam Aro Campaign Organisation on Thursday raised the alarm that thugs, gangsters and political mercenaries have been imported into Kogi State, allegedly by the All Progressives Congress and the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, to unleash violence during the Saturday, November 16 governorship election.
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Atiku Abubakar’s lawyers shun Supreme Court

None of the about 20 Senior Advocates of Nigeria paraded by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is present at the Supreme Court where the reasons for the dismissal of their appeal challenging the outcome of the February 23 presidential election is set to be delivered on Friday.
Nigeria’s former Minister of Information, Chief Alex Akinyele, has passed on.

President Buhari condoles with former minister Alex Akinyele family

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of condolence to the family of former Minister of Information, Chief Alex Opeyemi Akinyele, who passed away on Thursday night.
Nigeria’s D’Tigress will now face hosts Mozambique in the FIBA women’s basketball Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers.

D’Tigress walk-over DR Congo

D’Tigress started their FIBA Africa Pre-Olympics Qualifiers on a winning note after strolling over DR Congo, 20-0 points.
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Floyd Mayweather wants Manny Pacquiao rematch

Mayweather won that bout courtesy of a unanimous decision. Since then, both fighters have called the other out on social media, but a deal has never quite been finalised between the two megastars. However, according to SunSport, Mayweather has an added incentive to seek a rematch with the Philippine fighter as soon as possible.