Good day, and welcome to the latest Benue State online news headlines update for today, Friday, July 26th, 2019, on Concise News.
Terver Akase, the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, says the governor has not set up a committee to probe the management board of Lobi Stars Football Club. Concise News reports that Akase, in a statement made available to NAN on Wednesday, clarified issues on the committee’s mandate. “The committee set up by the Governor on Tuesday, which is headed by the Commissioner for Youths and Sports Development, Ladi Ajene, has the mandate to draft guidelines and the job description for the board and management staff of Lobi Stars. Read more here.
Separate appeals filed separately by the trio of Governor Samuel Ortom, Independent National Elections Commission (INEC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) against Emmanuel Jime and the All Progressive Congress (APC) was on Friday dismissed by the Appeal Court sitting in Makurdi, the Benue state capital. A cost of N200, 000 each was also awarded against the appellants. The trios are respondents in Emmanuel Jime and the All Progressive Congress (APC) petition at the tribunal holding at Makurdi. Led, by Hon. Justice Jummai H. Sankey, the five-man appeal panel while dismissing the appeals in a unanimous decision described the appeals as lacking in merit and abuse of court process. Read more here.
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