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Benue LG Poll: Aspirants protest against ‘forgery’ of certificate of clearance, accuse State Chairman of imposition

By Yemi Itodo As activities into the local government polls in Benue State gather momentum, some aspirants under the ruling party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) have registered their displeasure over what they described as “dearth of internal democracy” in

Electoral officials received N3bn as bribe to rig 2015 election for PDP, INEC claims as they suspend 205 Staff

205 members of staff at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been suspended and placed on half salary, after the consideration of a report by the Disciplinary Committee set up to look into an interim report by the Economic


A yet to be identified man has been shot dead inside St. Andrews primary school, beside the wall of the old Bishop Okwoche high school Otukpo last Night. as at the time of filling this report, his body has been

Blogger Austin Okai, arraigned in court over story he wrote claiming Kogi Governor bought cars worth $12m for traditional rulers

A Kogi state based blogger, Austin Okai, has been arrested and arraigned before a Magistrate court in the state for allegedly publishing defamatory reports about the state governor, Yahaya Bello. Okai who was arrested on Monday April 10th and transferred

UPDATE Graphic photos: Scores killed in ghastly motor accident along Otukpo- Enugu roundabout

At least seven people were killed on Tuesday afternoon, April 11, in a fatal accident which occurred at the Enugu-Otukpo roundabout. It was gathered that a truck loaded with yam fell on a Volkswagen popularly known as Golf 3 killing

Graphic Photos: Auto Crash Claim 7 Lives At Otukpo Roundabout

At least seven persons lost their lives yesterday at the Enugu roundabout in Otukpo local government area of Benue. It was gathered that a truck carrying yams fell on a private vehicle killing all seven occupants. Men of the Federal

Whistleblower leads EFCC to N250m cash at Balogun market in Lagos

A tip received from a whistle blower today has led operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to intercept huge sums of money in various currencies at the popular Balogun market in Lagos. The money which totaled about N250

FG to arraign Suswam, 2 others over alleged diversion of N9.7bn SURE-P fund

Barring any last minute change, former governor of Benue State, Dr. Gabriel Suswam, will, this morning, be arraigned before Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court, by the Federal Government, over alleged diversion of N9.7

We will secure Suswam’s release_ David Mark

Former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam Former Senate President, David Mark, has vowed that everything within the ambit of the law would be done to secure the release of former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam. Mark, who said this


The Benue State Executive Council has approved the purchase of 250 trucks of assorted fertilizer for this year’s cropping season at the cost of N385.5 million. The fertilizer will be sold to farmers at rates highly subsidized by the Ortom

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