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    Politics Dino Melaye heads PDP’s list of polling agents for Benue re-run – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    The Peoples DemocraticnParty in Benue State have chosen a strong list of polling unit agents for the March 23 governorship re-run in the state. The party named Senator Dino Melaye, former Senate president, David Mark..... Read more via INFORMATION NIGERIA – Get More...
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    Politics Ortom Reacts As INEC Declares Benue Election Inconclusive – Naijaloaded

    Governor Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reacted to the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to declare the Saturday’s governorship election in the state as inconclusive. We report that Prof Sebastian Maimako, the Returning Officer … Read...
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    Politics “Why We Declared Benue Governorship Election Inconclusive” – INEC – Naijaloaded

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has explained why it declared the Saturday’s governorship election in Benue State inconclusive. Announcing the decision on Monday, the Returning Officer, Prof Sebastian Maimako, announced that the... Read more via Naijaloaded –...
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    Politics Benue election result: PDP wins state Assembly seat in Audu Ogbeh’s LG – Daily Post Nigeria

    Patrick Peter Enemari of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won the Ogbadibo State House of Assembly seat. Enemari defeated his close rival, John Ali of the All Progressives Congress, APC.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics PDP, APC Neck-To-Neck In Early Benue Polls Results – Tori News

    The assistant presiding officer at the polling unit, Irga Samuel, said the exercise went on without any hitches. Read more via Tori News – -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics INEC Reschedules Election In Four Benue LGAs, Confirms Abduction Of Four Staff – Channels Television

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed the abduction of four ad hoc staff in Mange II, Tarka Local Government Area in Benue State.... Read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro VoteBuying: See The Huge Sum Of Money That Was Intercepted By EFCC (Photos) – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    The Economic and Financial Crime Commission(EFCC) has released pictures of a huge sum of money its operatives intercepted at North Bank area of Makurdi, Benue state. According to EFCC, the money was meant for votes buying in the area. The agency, however, revealed that it was unable to Read...
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    Metro Elections: IGP Adamu deploys nine police commissioners to Taraba, eight to Benue – TODAY.NG

    The acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has deployed nine Commissioners of Police (CPs) to supervise nine local government areas of Taraba State, investigations has revealed. Similarly, eight CPs are also posted to Benue State to supervise eight local government areas. In...
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    Politics 36 parties endorse Ortom – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Ahead of Saturday’s governorship and Houses of Assembly elections, 36 political parties, yesterday, declared support for the re-election bid of Governor Samuel Ortom. The political parties, on the platform of Forum of Registered Political Parties, Benue State chapter, made the declaration...
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    Metro Suspected herdsmen kill 16 in fresh Benue attack – Punch Newspapers

    Sixteen people were killed in a fresh attack on three communities in the Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State by suspected herdsmen. The suspected herdsmen, who were said to have invaded the communities on Saturday, shot indiscriminately and killed 16 people. The Chairman … Read...
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    Metro Again, Suspected Herdsmen Kill 16 People in Benue – Thisdaylive

    Suspected herdsmen on Saturday killed 16 people and inflicted life-threatening injuries on several others in an attack on Agagbe community in Gwer Local Government Area of Benue State. This latest attack is coming exactly 10 days after suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked Ebete, Usha ward in …...
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    Politics BENUE: How l defeated Senator George Akume – Jev – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Mr. Orker Jev is the Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on the FCT. In the just concluded National Assembly elections, he defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) leader in Benue State and incumbent senator representing Benue North-West in the Senate, Mr. … Read more via...
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    Politics Former Benue Governor, George Akume loses 4th Term Senatorial Bid – BellaNaija

    Former governor of Benue State, George Akume who is now representing Benue North West senatorial district has lost his bid to return to Upper Chamber for the fourth time. Akume, who contested under APC, lost to House of Representatives member Orker Jev of the PDP. The INEC … Read more via...
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    Politics PDP’s Abba Moro Wins Benue South Senate Seat, Replaces David Mark After 20 Years! – Nairaland

    Former Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, has won the Benue South senatorial seat..... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Buhari, Atiku share 2 LGAs in Benue – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has scored 12,197 votes in Tarka Local Government Area to floor Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who had 4,875 votes.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –...
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    Politics Ortom, David Mark, others storm INEC Benue collation centre – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Sunday evening stormed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Makurdi, the state capital, shortly after collation started.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro ‘Herdsmen’ kill 16 in Benue – TheCable

    Suspected herdsmen have killed 16 persons during an attack on Ebete community in Agatu local government area of Benue state. The herders were said to have attacked the community at 1am on Wednesday, opening fire on residents and setting houses ablaze. Adeyemi Yekini, force commander, Operation...
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    Metro Two men arrested for raping married woman in Benue – Laila’s Blog

    Two men identified as, Tersoo Joseph, aka Adikpo, and Demenenge Iorwa, have been arrested for raping married woman in Benue state. The two men who were arrested for raping a married woman, were paraded by the Benue State Commissioner of Police, Mr Omololu Bishi, who … Read more via Nigeria...
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    Metro Fulani Herdsmen Attack Agatu In Benue, Kill 16 (Graphic Photos) – Nairaland

    Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of today, Wednesday 20th February 2019 killed sixteen persons in Ebete in Usha ward in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State. According to report,the attack on Agatu people started at exactly 1am when people were deeply asleep.... Read more via...
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    Politics Gunmen assassinate Benue LG APC chairman – Newtelegraph

    Unknown gunmen have shot dead the Ohimini Local Government chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State, Mr. Boniface Okoloho. The deceased was reported to be returning home from a party function when he ran into the unknown gunmen who killed him instantly. The … Read more...