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    APC Will Survive Beyond 2019 – Dikko

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    Hon. Musa Dikko is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In this interview with SOLOMON AYADO, the council boss of Bwari Area Council (BAC) said the in-fighting in the ruling party cannot cause it to collapse but only make the party viable to rule beyond 2019. The…

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    Ortom’s Amnesty Programme And Test of Political Sagacity

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    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State recently initiated an amnesty programme  aimed at totally eradicating criminality in the state but despite that, the spate of killings has continued unabated. SOLOMON AYADO examines whether the initiative is skewed or it is a mere test of political sagacity. The initiation of the amnesty programme recently put in…

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    AMBUSH: Herdsmen Kill 10, Raze Benue Community

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    Tragedy struck early morning on Monday when gunmen believed to be herdsmen attacked a community in Logo local government area of Benue State, killing about 11 farmers including children,men and women. LEADERSHIP gathered that the heinous attack happened at Tse-Ikyor village, near Ayoo community of Tswarev in Ukember-Agya ward of Logo local government area. The…

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    DIVINE INTERVENTION: Gov Ortom Holds Prayer Over Unpaid Salaries

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    There was  confusion yesterday  when Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, cried profusely during a fasting and prayer galore to dedicate the state to God, saying the agrarian state was facing numerous unsettled challenges and appealed for deliverance. The fervent prayerful meeting was organized by the state government in conjunction with the Christian Association of Nigeria…

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  • ORTOM’S AIDE: Residents Flee Benue Community Over Alleged Fears Of Reprisal Attack

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    The residents of Tionsha community in Makurdi, where the senior special assistant on security to Governor Samuel Ortom, was shot and killed have started vacating the place, alleging that there were reported plans by hoodlums to launch reprisal attack on the area. Since the assassination of Denen Igbana, Ortom’s top security aide happened few days…

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    Gov Ortom Vows To Fish Out Killers Of His Aide

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    Benue State governor, Dr Samuel Ortom has vowed to fish out killers of his Senor Special Assistant (SSA) on security, Igbana who was shot dead by unidentified gunmen. Pandemonium broke out in Makurdi on Friday when gunmen shot and killed Mr Deneen Igbana. This came just as assailants had attacked the police C Division located…

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  • Attacks : Residents Flee Benue Community, Want Ortom, FG To Provide Security

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    The residents including elders and traditional rulers of Tombu in Binev council ward of Benue            State have fled their homes calling on Governor Samuel Ortom, and the federal government to provide adequate security to the attacked community. The residents accused security operatives of conniving with the assailants to unleash terror on the community, saying…

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