Benue PDP suspends officials over Ayu’s suspension

The State Working Committee (SWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue has suspended its officials in Igyorov Council Ward for suspending the former National Chairman of the party, Iyorchia Ayu. The suspension is contained in a statement signed by PDP Acting Chairman Isaac Mffo and 12 others in Makurdi. According to the SWC, … Read more

Report scores Benue, Borno, Kano low on fiscal transparency

The Subnational Audit Efficacy (SAE) index report, conducted by Paradigm Leadership Support Initiative (PLSI), has ranked Benue, Borno and Kano states low on transparency and accountability in the management of public funds. The post Report scores Benue, Borno, Kano low on fiscal transparency appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. … Read more

Oil Exploration in Middle Benue Trough will Lead to Greater Prosperity, Energy Security – THISDAYLIVE

Drilling of oil begins in Nasarawa Deji Elumoye in Abuja  President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the discovery and drilling of oil in Nasarawa State will lead to greater prosperity for Nigerians, as well as enhance overall energy security for the country.  In his virtual message on Tuesday to the official spud-in of the Ebenyi-A … Read more

PDP vows probe as Benue ward suspends Ayu

PDP National Chairman, Dr Iyorchia Ayu

Fresh crisis in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party took a new twist on Sunday as the Benue State chapter at the party’s ward executive suspended the party’s National Chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu. Ayu’s suspension came barely a few days after the party’s National Working Committee referred the state Governor Samuel Ortom, to the party’s disciplinary … Read more

PDP Crises: Benue ward chapter ‘suspends’ National Chairman Ayu from party

The crises in the main opposition party, PDP, took a different twist Sunday as a ward chapter of the party in Benue State announced the suspension of the party’s National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu. Mr Ayu’s ‘suspension’ was announced on Sunday by the local chapter of the PDP at his Igyorov Ward of Gboko Local Government … Read more

Benue House member-elect escapes death, vehicle burnt

Benue State map

Benue State House of Assembly member-elect for Gboko-West constituency, Mr Aondona Dajoh, has escaped assassination. Hoodlums were said to have ambushed him while driving home Thursday night. Though he escaped by the whisker, his vehicle was burnt to ashes. It was gathered that unknown persons had attacked the member-elect at Gyado Junction in Gboko Local … Read more

PDP: Wike speaks on moves to discipline Benue governor, others

Nyesom Wike, the executive govenor of Rivers state. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Gov. Wike]

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has countered a directive of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which asked Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to appear before the National Disciplinary Committee of the party over alleged anti-party activities. The PDP had on Thursday also announced the suspension of a former Senate President Pius Anyim and … Read more

Benue PDP vows to upturn APC election victories

By Nicholas Dechi The Benue chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has vowed to upturn the declaration of Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as the winner of the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state. The party said it will also challenge the victory of the APC candidates in the … Read more

Wike mocks Ayu for failing to deliver Benue to PDP

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has mocked the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu for not being able to deliver Benue State to the party in the presidential and governorship elections. Ayu is from Benue State. The All Progressives Congress (APC) won both the presidential and governorship elections in Benue. Wike, … Read more