The combatants in the crisis that trailed the gubernatorial primaries of the Benue State chapter of the All Progressives Congress [APC] have decided to embrace peace and work together. This is following an application for an out of court settlement in the suit challenging the emergence of the former Minister of State for Trade and…Details
Benue State Governor-elect, Chief Dr Samuel Ortom, under the watchful eyes of his wife, Chief Eunice Erdoo Ortom, receives his certificate of return from Zonal Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Sir Lawrence Nwuruku, in Makurdi some moments ago.
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Benue State Governor elect, Chief Dr Samuel Ortom, has disclosed that he would focus on reconciling the people of the state in the first 100 days of his administration. He spoke when a group of five former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirants visited him to congratulate him at his Makurdi residence. Chief Dr Ortom…Details
All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in Benue State, Rt Hon Emmanuel Jime, has withdrawn the case he filed against the nomination of Chief Dr Samuel Ortom as the candidate of the party. In a statement announced over Harvest FM in Makurdi yesterday evening Rt. Hon Jime explained that his decision was predicated on the…Details
Contrary to the rumors making the rounds, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, has neither replaced nor disqualified All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Benue State, Chief Dr Samuel Ortom during his visit to Benue State earlier today. He met stakeholders at the J S Tarka Foundation in Makurdi…Details
The governor of Benue state, Dr Gabriel Suswam has finalised plans to rig the Saturday governorship elections in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate, Hon Terhemen Tarzoor using the Ward and Local government collation agents. Information pieced together by our correspondent reveals that each of the ward or local government collation agents willing…Details
The ranks of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State continued to swell yesterday at the expense of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, when three former Gboko council chairmen and seven other chieftains of the party led hundreds who dump the party for the APC. The former chairmen, Messrs Isaac Angbande, Ioryue Yajir, and…Details
Various communities in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, yesterday pledged to vote for all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in next Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections. They made the pledge during separate meetings with the governorship candidate of the party, Chief Dr Samuel Ortom. The communities had voted massively for the…Details
BENUE APGA, AP, PDP, LOSE THOUSANDS IN VANDEIKYA, KWANDE, AS ABOHO, AKPERESHI, WENDE, UGESE, GBINDE, OTHERS JOIN APC
The gale sweeping chieftains of other political parties into the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State yesterday hit Kwande and Vandeikya. In Kwande a serving member of the House of Representatives, Chief Col Benjamin Aboho, APGA candidate in the March 28, 2015 , National Assembly elections dumped the party with thousands of his supporters…Details
The wind of change blowing across the country yesterday in Otukpo swept former Katsina State Military Administrator, General Lawrence Onoja, rtd, Dr Mathias Oyigeya, former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant in Benue State, and other chieftains of the party into the All Progressives Congress, APC. The event took place at the playground of Jesus…Details