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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Governor Ortom: What I discussed with stakeholders on insecurity

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Scores feared killed in fresh Tiv-Jukun crisis

Scores were feared killed on Saturday in a fresh crisis between Jukun and Tiv tribes in Wukari, Taraba State.

Many feared killed in fresh Tiv-Jukun crisis

Many were feared killed on Saturday in a fresh crisis between Jukun and Tiv tribes in Wukari, south of Taraba State.

Causality figure in Taraba Tiv/Jukun clashes rises to 10

The Chairman of Wukari Local Government Council of Taraba, Mr Daniel Adi, has confirmed that 10 people were killed and several others injured in the ongoing clashes between Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups.

Death toll rises to ten in Jukun-Tiv crisis

The death toll in the bloody communal strife between Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups in Taraba and Benue States has risen to 10.
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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.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says observers deployed to monitor supplementary election in Kano were stoned and disallowed from performing their duty.

CDD: Our observers were stoned in Kano

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says observers deployed to monitor supplementary election in Kano were stoned and disallowed from performing their duty.

Benue elections: INEC cancels elections in ward over attack on officials, burning of materials

Elections have been suspended in Azendeshi ward in Benue, the state’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Nentawe Yilwatda have said.

Benue rerun: Vehicles transporting election materials attacked

Some vehicles transporting election materials to one of the polling units in Benue State have been attacked.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Benue elections: Governor Ortom leads as INEC concludes collation

Governor Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, heads for victory as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the results of the 23rd local government area, LGA, in Benue State.

Elections: 11 police commissioners deployed to Benue – DIG

The Nigeria Police Force says it has deployed 11 police commissioners comprising five commissioners, four deputy commissioners as well as two assistant commissioners of police to Benue State to man strategic Senatorial Districts and Local Government Areas identified as flashpoints in Saturday’s election.

Elections: Benue gets new police commissioner

A new Commissioner of Police has been deployed to Benue, ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly Elections, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Elections: IGP Adamu deploys nine police commissioners to Taraba, eight to Benue

Similarly, eight CPs are also posted to Benue State to supervise eight local government areas. In the same vein, six CPs are deployed to Plateau to supervise six local government areas, while two CPs are deployed to Imo State to supervise two local government areas.
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.

Elections: Ex-Governor Suswam wins Benue North senatorial seat

Senator-elect, Benue North Senatorial District, Hon. Gabriel Suswam, of the PDP has appealed to one of his opponents, Sen. Barnabas Gemade, of the SDP to stop whining and accept defeat in good faith.

Police parade 17 suspected criminals in Benue

Seventeen suspected criminals were on Thursday paraded by the Benue State Police Command for violent crimes ranging from armed robbery, kidnapping, rape and cultism.

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