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    Gunmen Kill Pregnant Woman, Eight Others In Benue Community

    Suspected armed gunmen numbering over 15 have attacked Aliko community and killed nine persons, including a pregnant woman. The attack occurred on Sunday around 4pm...

    I Will Reconcile Atiku And Wike If I Emerge PDP National Chairman – Suswan

    Ex-governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam has stated that if he emerges as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), he would...

    Do Not Disgrace Former Governors, Stop Hiding And Submit To EFCC – Ortom Advises Yahaya Bello

    The immediate past governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has urged his Kogi State counterpart, Yahaya Bello, who has gone into hiding to honour...

    Tension In Benue As Police Take Over APC Secretariat

    For the second time in one month, anti-riot  Police operatives have taken over Comrade Austin Agade-led All Progressive Congress (APC) Secretariat in Makurdi, Benue state capital. There...

    Gunmen Abduct 10 Travellers In Benue

    Ten people were reportedly kidnapped at the Taraba/Benue border community in Jootar, in the Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State on Friday. A source,...

    Help Us Fight Crime – Benue Governor Begs Hunters

    Benue State Governor Hyacinth Alia has called on the Nigeria Hunters and Forest Security Service (NHFSS) to play an active role in combating crime...

    Benue PDP Heads For Apex Court, Vows To Reclaim Mandate.

    Benue State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has vowed to use all legal options to recover the governorship of the state which it believes rightly...

    BREAKING: Appeal Court Dismisses Uba, PDP’s Appeal Against Benue Gov, Deputy

    The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday dismissed an appeal filed by the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Titus Uba...

    Benue Governor, Alia Allegedly Approves Over N2billion To Buy Vehicles for Self, Other Government Officials Amid Promise To Cut Costs

    Governor Hyacinth Alia of Benue State has approved N2,040,780,000 for the procurement of vehicles for himself, his Deputy, House of Assembly members and other...

    20 Feared Dead As Cross River, Benue Communities Clash Over Farmland

    No fewer than 20 persons have been feared dead in Sunday’s renewed clash between people of Yache-Ijiegu community in Yala LGA of Cross River...

    Kidnappers Kill Former Local Govt Chairman In Benue State

    A former chairman of Katsina-Ala and Ukum Local Government area of Benue State, Elder Washima Erukaa has been killed by kidnappers. KOKO TV NG understands Erukaa who...

    Gunmen Attack Travellers On Benue-Nasarawa Road, Kill Three, Injure Others

    As many as three persons have been killed and a few others injured by some armed gunmen along the Benue-Nasarawa road on Friday. The gun-wielding...

    DPO, Three Other Officers Die In Gun Duel With Otukpo Bank Robbers, Police Confirm

    The police in Benue State have confirmed the killing of the Otukpo Divisional Police Officer, John Adikwu, and three other policemen in yesterday’s gun...

    BREAKING: Scores Dead As Gunmen Invade Banks In Benue

    An unverified number of residents of Otukpo, Benue State, have been killed in Benue by gunmen. They were reportedly killed by gunmen suspected to be...

    Ex-Governor, Ortom Opened More Than 600 Bank Accounts But Released Only 25 At Handover – Benue State Government

    The Benue State government has accused the immediate past administration of former Governor Samuel Ortom of operating more than 600 bank accounts for the...

    APC Will Rule Benue For Long – Gov Alia Brags

    Benue State Governor, Hyacinth Alia, has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC, will rule the state for a long time. Noting that the people...

    Benue: Abducted Commissioner Regains Freedom

    Benue Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Hon. Matthew Abo, who was abducted by gunmen in his home town in Ukum Local Government Area...

    Ortom Sympathizes With Dunamis Church Over Building Collapse

    Immediate past Governor of Benue State, Chief Samuel Ortom, has commiserated with the Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Paul Enenche, and the...

    Gov Alia Storms Site Of Collapsed Building

    The Governor of Benue State, Fr Hyacinth Alia, has slammed the leadership of the Dunamis International gospel centre for erecting a substandard structure. KOKO TV...

    BREAKING: Dunamis Pastor Dies In Church Building Collapse – [Photos]

    A Dunamis Church Pastor reportedly died in a tragic building collapse on Tuesday morning in Benue State. Reports obtained by KOKO TV NG revealed that the Church...

    Sacked Civil Servants Write Alia, Demand Reinstatement

    About 2,484 in Benue State who were sacked by Governor Hyacinth Alia have written to the State government, demanding their reinstatement within 30 days. They...

    Again, Gunmen Kill Six In Benue Community

    The ongoing killings in Ukum Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue state has escalated with the reported murder of six persons including a beer...

    Abducted Benue Doctor Regains Freedom After 33 Days In Captivity

    Doctor Asema Msuega who was in July abducted by armed men in Ukum Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State has regained his freedom...

    Measles Outbreak Recorded In Benue IDP Camp

    There is an outbreak of measles at the Agagbe Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Gwer West LGA of Benue State with over children...

    My Husband Has Forgiven Ortom – Mrs Akume

    The member representing the Gboko/Tarka federal constituency and wife of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Regina Akume, has said...

    Settle Down For Governance, Leave Me Alone – Ortom Replies Gov Alia

    Immediate past Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has charged the incumbent Governor, Fr. Hyacinth Alia to focus on his responsibility of governing the...

    Benue Asset Recovery: PDP Pays Ortom Visit Over Impoundment Of Cars

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in the Benue State House of Assembly on Wednesday paid a solidarity visit to the immediate past Governor...

    Benue Youths Kill Hippopotamus Terrorising Waterways

    A hippopotamus that was said to be causing havoc in the waterways of the Agatu Local Government Area in Benue State has been reportedly...

    Gov Alia Commences Payment Of Benue Civil Servants After Seven Months

    After about seven months of waiting, civil servants on the payroll of the Benue state government have started receiving their monthly salaries. The civil servents...

    Communal Clash Claims 14 Lives, Destroy Property In Benue

    Fourteen (14) persons have been killed and property worth millions of naira destroyed following a communal crisis in the Oju Local Government Area of...

    Expect Alerts For Unpaid Salaries – Benue Governor, Alia

    The Benue State Governor, Rev Fr Hyacinth Alia has assured civil servants in the state that his administration is working round the clock to...

    Benue: Governor Alia Sacks Ortom’s Appointees

    Benue State Governor, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia has nullified all recent appointments into the State Civil Service made by the immediate past administration of...

    Governor Alia Orders Removal Of Roadblocks On Benue Highways

    Benue State Governor, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia has ordered the immediate removal of illegal roadblocks in various locations. Alia, who gave the order during a...

    Alia Dissolves Boards Of Benue Parastatals, Agencies

    Governor Hycinth Alia of Benue State has ordered the immediate dissolution of the Governing Boards of all parastatals and agencies of Government in the...

    Benue Governor, Alia Announces 3 More Appointments

    The Governor of Benue State, Rev. Fr. Dr. Hyacinth Iormem Alia has announced three more appointments into his administration. The announcement was contained in a...

    I Have Forgiven Buhari – Ortom

    Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has said he has forgiven President Muhammadu Buhari. Recall that Buhari had earlier pleaded with Nigerians to forgive his administration...

    Again, Armed Herders Storm Benue LG, Kill 18, Behead Women, Children

    No fewer than 18 persons including women and children have been reportedly killed while many others sustained severe injuries in a fresh suspected armed...

    Herdsmen Kill Catechist, Wife, Five Others In Benue

    A Catechist, his wife and five others were killed over the weekend by suspected herdsmen in three separate attacks on Governor Samuel Ortom’s village...

    Update: Herdsmen Kill Security Operatives, 15 Others In Benue

    Suspected Fulani herdsmen have killed an officer, one soldier and 15 others in a renewed attack on communities in Ediwku 2 Council Ward of...

    Soldier, 14 Others Killed In Benue

    A military officer have been killed alongside 14 others as armed herdsmen invaded Opaha Community in Edikwu Ward 2 of Apa Local Government Area...

    Benue Youths Bury Two Alive

    Irate youths have reportedly buried two people to death following an alleged connection to the thunder strike at Ikyve in Konshisha Local Government Area...

    Buhari Has Shown He Places Cows Above Human Lives – Ortom

    Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has revealed President Muhammadu Buhari places cows above human lives. Ortom stated this through his Chief Press Secretary, Nathaniel...

    Benue Governor-Elect Unveils 29-man Transition Committee

    The Benue Governor-elect, Rev. Fr Hyacinth Alia has constituted a 29-member transition committee toward a smooth takeover on May 29. The development was contained in...

    Buhari Ridicules Ortom Over Failed Senate Bid

    President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday ridiculed the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom for failing to win his election to go to the Senate, claiming that...

    Benue Temporarily Suspends Anti-Open Grazing Law

    Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has put a temporary hold on the operations of livestock guards and the state para-military agency responsible for enforcing...

    Gunmen Attack IDP Camps In Benue

    Number of causalities are not yet certain as suspected herdsmen invade Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp at LGEA Primary School Mgban, in Nyiev Council...

    Oppressors Want To Use Face Of Church To Cause Havoc – Nathaniel Ikyur

    Nathaniel Ikyur, Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has alleged that there has been an influx of Fulani herdsmen into...

    I Will Go Back To My Farm – Ortom

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Friday said he would go back to the farm after losing his senatorial bid. Ortom, who disclosed this...

    Benue: Ortom Reacts To Alia’s Claims

    Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has replied incoming governor, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia that his statement made him feel sad. Ortom revealed this in an...

    Fr Alia Condemns Herders Invasion In Benue

    Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia, Benue State Governor-elect, has condemned in totality the killings of innocent residents of Umogidi community in Otukpo Local Government Area. Not...

    G5: I Lost Senatorial Bid, But Not Defeated – Ortom

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, said he doesn’t feel defeated despite losing his senatorial bid in the February 25 presidential and National Assembly...

    You Didn’t Lose, You’re Our Winner – Wike To Ortom

    Nyesom Wike, Rivers State Governor praised Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom for backing the Southern presidency in the February 25 presidential poll at the...

    Benue Governor-Elect, Alia Receives Certificate Of Return

    Governor-elect of Benue State, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia has been presented with his certificate of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Deputy-elect, Sam...

    Fani-Kayode Bombs Obasanjo: He may Not Be Full-Fledge Yoruba Man

    Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode has attacked former President Olusegun Obasanjo for not challenging Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu when he said Yoruba are political rascals despite he...

    Labour Party Calls For Review, Rerun Of Enugu Governorship Election

    Labour Party Coalition for True Democracy (ECTD), on Sunday called for a review of the Enugu Governorship election result due to what it called...

    National Chairman Of PDP Ayu Suspended Over Anti-Party Activities

    The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu, has been suspended by the Executive Committee of the party in Igyorov Ward...

    Challenging Tinubu’s Election Not For Personal Interest — Atiku

    Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday affirmed that he is not challenging the outcome of the 2023 presidential election for personal reasons. In a...

    At Last! Queues Disappear As Banks And ATMs Dispense Cash In Lagos

    The long queues at commercial banks in Lagos have suddenly disappeared. This is following the injection of more banknotes by the Central Bank of Nigeria...

    Why I Didn’t Support Soludo Initially To Become Anambra Governor — Obasanjo

    Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has said that he didn’t support Anambra State governor, Chukwuma Soludo to become governor of Anambra State, initially. He said...

    We Have No Plan To Impeach Ikpeazu – Abia Lawmakers

    Lawmakers of the Abia State House of Assembly have debunked rumours making the rounds that they were making plans to impeach the state governor,...

    Probe Governors And Politicians Who Engages In Electoral Malpractices – Group Urges INEC

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has urged the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, to “urgently seek the...

    Binani To INEC: Review Adamawa Guber Poll Results Before Organising Rerun

    Aisha Binani, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa, says her victory in the governorship election would be for all Nigerian women...

    ‘Double Nomination’: Appeal Court Dismisses PDP’s Suit Against Tinubu And Shettima

    The court of appeal in Abuja has dismissed an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking the disqualification of Bola Tinubu and Kashim...

    “We Will Approach The Supreme Court” – Oyetola

    Former Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has expressed his readiness to approach the Supreme Court over the Appeal Court judgement ruling upholding Governor Adeleke's...

    House Member-elect Escapes Death In Benue State

    Benue State House of Assembly member-elect for Gboko-West constituency, Mr Aondona Dajoh, has escaped assassination. Gunmen were reported to have ambushed him on his way...

    Bawa Appointed As Chairman In Taraba PDP

    Abubakar Bawa has been appointed the new chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba State. Before Bawa was appointed as chairman, he was...

    Resign Now, Intersociety Tells CJN Ariwoola

    A human rights group International Society For Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) has asked the Chief Justice of the Federation, Hon. Justice...

    BREAKING : Court Confirms Ademola Adeleke As Osun Governor

    The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Friday, vacated the tribunal judgement that nullified the election of Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State. The...

    Appeal Court Grants Peter Obi’s Petition On Tinubu

    The Court of Appeal in Abuja, on Friday, granted permission to Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, to serve his petition challenging the February...

    Ogun Polls: Labour Party Demands Election ReRun

    The Labour Party in Ogun State has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission against issuing a certificate of return to the governor of the...

    Rivers Poll: 15 People Have Been Killed But Wike Is Silent – Abe

    The gubernatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Rivers State has claimed that 15 people were killed across the state following the...

    Enugu Polls: AA Rejects Mbah Victory, Heads To Tribunal

    The Action Alliance (AA) in Enugu State has rejected the outcome of the gubernatorial election that saw Peter Mbah announced as winner in the...

    Tinubu Hasn’t Been To London – Onanuga

    The Director of Media and Publicity of the All progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council (APC PCC), Bayo Onanuga has refuted the rumour that president-elect,...

    We Won Abia Without Peter Obi – Alex Otti

    Abia State Governor-elect, Alex Otti, on Thursday, claimed that he once won a gubernatorial election without the influence of the Labour Party (LP) presidential...

    Fayose Kicks Over PDP Suspension

    Former Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the news of his suspension from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) announced on Thursday. It...

    I’ll Challenge PDP’s Results – Kaduna Gov-Elect Sani

    The Kaduna State Governor-elect, Senator Uba Sani, has said he will challenge some election results where the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won with...

    My Mandate Was Stolen, I Won The Guber Election In Kaduna – Ashiru, PDP Candidate

    The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Kaduna State, Isah Ashiru Kudan, in the just concluded election, has vowed to recover his mandate in...

    Following his Online Outburst, PDP Suspends Fayose And Others

    The People Democratic Party (PDP) has referred Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom to its Disciplinary Committee for alleged anti-party activities. The party however suspend former...

    2023 Election: Group Demands INEC’s Chairman, Mahmood’s Resignation

    A crowd of angry protesters under the umbrella of the ‘Free Nigeria Movement’ troop out in their numbers in Abuja today marching to the...

    Election Tribunal Receives 9 Petitions In Ondo

    The Election Petition Tribunal in Ondo on Thursday said it had received nine petitions on the February 25th National Assembly elections in the state. The...

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