Latest News, Events and Happenings in Benue News.en-usEl’Rufai is a disaster to Kaduna State – Oyovbaire Perez BrisibeA former Minister for Information, Prof Sam Oyovbaire, has commended the Delta State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for the prevailing peace in the state compared to the level of insecurity in Kaduna state describing the Kaduna State go <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Re-run gov election: Ganduje, Ortom, Lalong in do or die battle governorship elections which were held in 29 states of the country on March 9 were declared inconclusive in six states according to the electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and had to be rescheduled.Gov Samuel Or <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Judicial intrigues cloud supplementary polls today;Issues that led to the rerun in Bauchi, Sokoto, Kano, BenueBy Olayinka Ajayi Voters in five states, Bauchi, Sokoto, Kano, Plateau, and Benue go to the polls in selected polling units to conclude the process of electing new governors. Voters a <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Retired Generals should be barred from contesting presidential elections — Tanko Yakassai Chioma Gabriel, Editor Special Features Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, Second Republic politician, in this encounter speaks on the military involvement in Nigeria elections and advocates that retired generals be excluded from contesting elections to posit <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Every death matters to someone Muyiwa AdetibaIn the week that New Zealand woke up to the horror of terrorism for the first time in its history, Nigeria was confronted with its own all-too-familiar instrument of mass deaths in the name of building collapse. The former claimed 5 <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Coalition of INEC accredited observers commend Kano govt Abdulmumin Murtala, Kano.The Coalition of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Accredited observers for Kano state supplementary election has commended the state government for ensuring a peaceful atmosphere for a peaceful election. F <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 INEC will continue to maintain its neutral status — Okoye Festus Okoye, the INEC National Electoral Commissioner , has assured Benue residents that the commission would continue to maintain its neutral status in all its conducts.INEC boss, Prof Mahmood YakubuOkoye gave the assurance on Friday in M <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 INEC distributes materials for supplementary election in Benue &#8211; The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has distributed sensitive materials across the 23 local government areas of Benue in readiness for Saturday&rsquo;s supplementary polls.An electoral official looks at docum <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 I need 2000 votes to beat Useni, says Lalong Simon Lalong of Plateau said it will be stupid of him to lose the supplementary election scheduled for Saturday as he needs only 2000 votes out of 49000 to claim victory.LalongThe Independent National Electoral declared the Plateau gove <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Re-run polls: IGP deploys 5 DIGs, 3 AIGs, 15 CPs Kingsley OmonobiABUJA&mdash;Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr Mohammed, Adamu has directed the Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and their respective Commissioners of Police in states where supplementary elections are taking <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 INEC holds make-up polls in 17 states, FCT tomorrow;Resumes collation in Rivers April 2, to declare final results between April 13, 15&bull;FG orders closure of land borders in Adamawa, Benue, Sokoto&bull;Army, Police vow to deal with trouble makers&bull;INEC up to mischief, says APC; No need <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Benue guber re-run: Tiv leaders, IPAC urge youths, stakeholders to eschew violence Peter DuruMakurdi&mdash;Mdzough U Tiv, an umbrella body of Tiv tribe in Benue State and parts of the country and Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, have appealed to political parties and stakeholders in the state to eschew violence in tomorrow&r <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Inconclusive Vote: Buhari’s Disclaimer Azu IshiekweneI DON&#8217;T know why a few state governors are running around, dragging President Muhammadu Buhari by the hem of his agbada to save them from the misery of inconclusive election in their states. Their conduct reminds me of the da <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Supplementary polls: Police IG directs AIGS, CPS in affected states to ensure adequate security furtherance to his stated commitment towards ensuring hitch-free elections in the Country, the Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has directed the Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and their respective Commissioner <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 INEC sets timelines for Rivers governorship poll &#8211; The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed between April 2 and April 5 for the collation of results for Rivers&rsquo; Governorship Election.Nigeria&#8217;s Independent National Electoral Commission chairman M <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100