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Benue APC adopts indirect primaries, Onjeh kicks

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The Benue Chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC) on says it has adopted indirect primaries in selecting candidates for the 2019 general election. The decision was, however, rejected by a party...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki: My presidential aspiration driven by obsession for justice, fairness

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Senate President Bukola Saraki has said that his presidential aspiration was driven by an obsession for justice, fairness and respect for the rule of law. “I want to be President so that I...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

North Central should produce next President – Benue PDP

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The Benue State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the weekend resolved that the North Central zone should produce the next President of the country because the zone has experienced,...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

Ortom to NASS: Keep defending rule of law

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By Peter Duru Makurdi—Governor Samuel Ortom has lauded members of the National Assembly for standing against perceived impunity perpetrated in Benue State and other parts of the country,...

Mon Sep 10th, 2018     Read More →

You can’t rig in Benue and get away with it — Gov. Ortom

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has advised those planning to rig the 2019 elections in the state to shelve the idea, warning that no one would subvert the will of the...

Sun Sep 9th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Buhari on sabbatical, can’t move Nigeria beyond his vision of Daura — Hagher

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Professor Iyorwuese Hagher is a presidential aspirant of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). The one-time minister and Nigeria’s ambassador to Canada, in this...

Sun Sep 9th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki appoints Onoja as Campaign Spokesman

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The Abubakar Bukola Saraki Campaign Organization (ABSCO) has appointed Mr. Ilemona Onoja as spokesperson for the campaign. The appointment is to take effect immediately. Senate President Bukola...

Sat Sep 8th, 2018     Read More →

Gale of defections rocks Benue APC as Prof. Ityavyar, 15,000 others dump party for PDP

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi The gale of defections rocking the APC in Benue state have continued unabated with the Benue State Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology, Prof Dennis Ityavyar...

Sat Sep 8th, 2018     Read More →

Police Raids: Like Ekweremadu, Like Edwin Clark

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By Levi Ohakwem “This is how we tend to think of democracies dying: at the hands of men with guns. In classic coup d’état, military leaders seize power, put a sudden and violent...

Sat Sep 8th, 2018     Read More →

APC and the Beauty of Direct Primary Election

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo The mode of primary election to select candidates for the 2019 general poll is currently, and largely unwarrantedly, threatening internal peace and cohesion in the All...

Sat Sep 8th, 2018     Read More →

Fight against corruption: Magu on the spot 

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By Onochie Anibeze Was Ibrahim Magu put on the spot Wednesday when he met some journalists in Lagos? Perhaps, but it all ended in a friendly atmosphere and the man left the Ikoyi conference room...

Sat Sep 8th, 2018     Read More →

Day David Mark, Barnabas Gemade,  Suswam,  Iyorchia others handed  Ortom leadership of PDP

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi Finally Governor Samuel Ortom has taken over the drivers seat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Benue state, probably preparatory to his emergence as the flag bearer...

Sat Sep 8th, 2018     Read More →

Killings: Minister calls for state of emergency in Plateau, Benue, Taraba, Zamfara

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, Friday, called for State of Emergency in Plateau and other troubled states to check the persistent killing of...

Fri Sep 7th, 2018     Read More →

12 states to experience flooding – NEMA, NHISA warn

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the National Hydrological Services Agencies (NHISA) have warned that 12 states across the country would soon experience flooding due to...

Fri Sep 7th, 2018     Read More →

Army kills 14 terrorists, rescue 21 hostages

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Maiduguri – The Nigerian Army said it had nutrialised 14 Boko Haram insurgents and rescued 21 hostages in Pulka village in Gwoza Local Government area of Borno. Army deploys troops to Benue,...

Fri Sep 7th, 2018     Read More →