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Benue governor apologises to pensioners over failure to pay arrears

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Monday apologised to pensioners over government’s inability to pay pension and gratuities arrears.

Death toll rises to nine in Benue attacks

The Police Command in Benue on Sunday said the death toll from Saturday’s gunmen attack on mourners in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of the state has risen to nine.
The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.

Benue Assembly elects principal officers

The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.

Governor Ortom: How Benue can grow

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said if the state must develop, it has to use other people’s money.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arraigns Benue woman over dud cheque

The Makurdi zonal office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Benue State, has arraigned a woman before the state’s High Court for issuing a dud cheque to her business partner.

Presidency lists initiatives to tackle security challenges

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’

Tor Tiv condemns communal clashes in Benue

Prof. James Ayatse, the Tor Tiv and Chairman, Benue Council of Chiefs, on Tuesday condemned the communal clashes between Shitile and Ikyurav-tiev communities in Katsina-Ala Local Government.
A Boko Haram terrorist retrieved from the bush by Nigerian troops

Troops eliminate 5 militia, avert conflict between 2 Tiv clans

The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that troops of 72 Special Forces (SF) Battalion in Makurdi killed suspected mercenaries and averted a clash between two Tiv clans – the Shitile and the Ikyora.

Two robbery suspects burnt to death in Benue

Two suspected armed robbers met their Waterloo in the hands of youths in Akerior Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State after they attempted to rob a shop owner.

Benue rerun: APC at war with itself – Governor Ortom

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State is at war with itself and every other stakeholder in the electoral process.

PDP: Benue election result not inconclusive

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has debunked claims in a section of the media that the governorship election in Benue has been declared inconclusive.
President Buhari receives in audience delegation of APC Stakeholders from Benue State in State House on 23rd Nov 2018-5

Group: George Akume never denied herdsmen behind Benue killings

Benue Rescuers’ Vanguard has stated that Senator George Akume had not at any time denied that herdsmen were responsible for the killings in the state.

Policeman, two others killed in gunfight in Benue

A policeman and two civilians were killed on Thursday when security forces engaged suspected militias in a gun duel in Benue State.

Police: Gunmen kill nine people in Benue

Suspected gunmen early hours of Friday attacked Tse Ujoh community in Ikyurav-Tiev in Katsina Alla local government area of Benue State and killed several people.

Benue community accuses local militia of killings, abductions

Members of Shitile community in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State are accusing a militia of kidnapping and killing residents.

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National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has chided President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, for what he called the overburdening of Nigerians with taxes and tariffs since assuming office in 2015.

Ondo governor appoints new health commissioner

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Four dead after explosion in Turkish fireworks factory

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The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Ondo deputy governor gives governor 21 days ultimatum to transmit power to him

The embattled deputy governor of Ondo State, Hon Agboola Ajayi, at the weekend gave Governor Rotimi Akeredolu 21 days to transmit power to him as acting governor.
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LaLiga: Bordalas rules out Oghenekaro Etebo for Getafe’s trip to Osasuna

Oghenekaro Etebo will still not be available to play for Getafe when they visit Osasuna on Sunday in the LaLiga, manager Jose Bordalas has confirmed.