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Not too young to run law, opportunity for youth in governance – Youngest lawmaker

The just concluded gubernatorial and House of Assembly election of March 23 2019 in Benue state produced one of the youngest members soon to occupy his place in the hallowed chambers. Hon. Cephas Dyako-Ashwa, member-elect from Konshisha State Constituency at just 27 years will start his politi [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019


Ortom dedicates victory to God, Benue people

Governor-elect of Benue State, Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has dedicated his victory at the polls to the Almighty God and to the people of Benue state.

In his victory speech, after he returned fron chruch where he thanked God for His mercies, Ortom des [...]

Mon, 25 March 2019


Benue youth cautioned against insulting Tor Tiv, elders

The President General of Mdzough U Tiv, Chief Edward Ujege, has warned Benue youths, especially those of Tiv extraction, to desist from insulting the Tor Tiv and on elders of the state.

Ujege gave the warning, last Friday, in his residence in Makurdi concerning social media reports castigating [...]

Sat, 23 March 2019


APC, PDP supporters clash in Makurdi

 

It was a battle of wits supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and All Progressives Congress, APC, tried to force their way into the state Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, headquarters along One Jang Road in Makurdi, Benue state on Monday afternoon.

one g [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


Gemade, Suswam disagree over polls result

Senator Barnabas Gemade representing Benue North East Senatorial District has called for the cancellation of the senatorial election result from the area as he alleged that there was massive rigging during the election.

But, his co-contestant, ex-Governor Gabriel Suswam, has urged him to stop m [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


Akume must not subvert will of the people - PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Benue State has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to resist attempts by Senator George Akume to subvert the will of the people in the state.

State publicity secretary and chairman, publicity sub-committee, Benue PDP State Campai [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


2019 polls: Atiku pledges to defend federal, state, LG laws

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,  PDP,  Atiku Abubakar, has promised to respect and protect any law that is in the interest of the people be it federal, state or local government.

Atiku made the promise last Friday while addressing crowd of party faith [...]

Sun, 10 February 2019


Poll: “INEC needs 23,454 ad-hoc staff, 1, 125 vehicles in Benue”

The Resident Electoral Commissioner for INEC in Benue state, Dr. Nantewe Yilwatda, has said that the commission requires 23,454 ad-hoc staff and 1,125 vehicles to enable it conduct the 2019 elections very effectively.

The INEC REC stated this, last week, at a "High Level Dialogue Forum for [...]

Sat, 26 January 2019


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The federal government has stated that there was no plan yet for the removal of fuel subsidy.

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, sa [...]

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PhotoNB: Reduce the lead flow on the cover and accomodate this No plans on fuel subsidy removal - FG

The federal government has stated that there was no plan yet for the removal of fuel subsidy.

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, sa [...]

14 April 2019