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36 parties endorse Ortom

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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. Ortom The political...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Benue youths protest deployment of troops for polls

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Benue youths, yesterday, trooped into the streets of Makurdi, the Benue State capital, protesting the recent call by the leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC,...

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PDP to Buratai: Stop pitching military against Nigerians

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…Says soldiers for election is triggering crime against humanity The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday cautioned the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, over the deployment...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Red flags in Saturday’s governorship/assembly polls

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo THE dusts generated by the conduct and outcomes of the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections have yet to settle. The reason is that the presidential candidate...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Elections: Police to deploy “Tactical Teams’’ to flash points in Benue

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The Zone 4 Police Command in Makurdi, said it would deploy Tactical Security Teams to identified flash points in Benue during Saturday’s Governorship and Hose of Assembly polls. The...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

Governorship Polls: Steer clear of Niger Delta, PDP warns Buhari, APC

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…Says Nigerians still angry over the outcome of Presidential election By Dirisu Yakubu Ahead of Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,...

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Elections: Police deploy 7 DIGs, 10 AIGs others

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Abuja – The acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has deployed Seven Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs) to the six geo-political zones across the Country. Some...

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March 9: Steer clear of Niger Delta, PDP cautions Buhari, APC

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cautions President Muhammadu Buhari and his prowling All Progressives Congress (APC) to steer clear of all PDP strongholds, particularly the Niger Delta region,...

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Retrenchment document in circulation is a forgery, says El-Rufai

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Ben Agande The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has debunked a purported memo addressed to the Head of Service proposing the retrenchment of staffers of Kaduna state...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

We will no longer tolerate militarization of our elections – PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) has said that it ‘will no longer tolerate the militarization of our elections.’ The party made this known in a series of tweet on its Twitter handle...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

Guber/state assembly polls: INEC assures uniform time for Saturday’s elections

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured uniform timing in the commencement of Saturday’s Governorship and State Assembly elections...

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Commission commences probe of Tiv/Jukun crisis in Benue

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—The commission of inquiry set up by Benue State government to probe the recent crisis in Tiv/Jukun in Abinsi, Guma and Fidi in Makurdi local government areas of the...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

Benue guber: Ortom plans to compromise electoral officers with over N380m —APC

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA— All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State has accused Governor Samuel Ortom of plot to dole out huge sums of money to electoral officers in a bid to retain his...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

The value of a Nigerian life

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By Caleb Adebayo ABOUT a week ago, I was passing through one of Lagos’ very busy roads and an ambulance, its sirens blaring, was trying to weave its way through the traffic. It repeatedly...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

PDP flays INEC over alleged violation of electoral guidelines

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—Ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the Independent National Electoral...

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