Tag: Benue State

Troops Neutralize Bandits in Benue

Tanimu- June 21, 2020

Troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE under Operation ACCORD, following reports of bandits activities around Ginde area of Saghev Council Ward of Guma LGA of Benue ... Read More

Governor Ortom Donates 36-seater Bus, N10m to Lobi Stars FC

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2020

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday donated a 36-seater Toyota bus and N10 million to Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi. Presenting the gifts to ... Read More

Fire destroys Benue biggest market

admin- June 19, 2019

A raging inferno has consumed a section of the main market in Markurdi, Benue State with about many shops and goods worth millions of naira ... Read More

Former CJN, Katsina-Alu Dies in Canada, Supreme Court Confirms

Henry Solomon- July 18, 2018

The Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed the death of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloysius Katsina Alu. The deceased who hailed from Ushongo ... Read More

APC Summons Ortom, Akume to Abuja

Henry Solomon- July 17, 2018

The Deputy National Chairman (North), Sen. Lawal Shu’aibu has summoned to Abuja for an urgent meeting the two main actors in the tussle for leadership ... Read More

Police bust Anambra gun dealer, 10 others in Benue-Taraba axis

admin- May 9, 2018

Anambra gun dealer Miracle Emmanuel and three others paraded today, along with their armoury The Nigerian police said they have smashed two gun running and ... Read More

May Day: New and Improved Welfare Workers’ Package Will Reduce Corruption -Labour

Henry Solomon- May 1, 2018

Labour leaders in Benue and Plateau on Tuesday said they were firmly behind the agitation for the new minimum wage of N65,500 for workers in ... Read More

Police Statement on Alleged Planned Attacks on Mosques in Benue

Henry Solomon- April 27, 2018

The Police Command in Benue has dismissed rumours of planned attacks on five mosques in Makurdi and other parts of the state as “untrue”. In ... Read More

President Buhari Condemns Killing of Benue Priests, Vows Assailants Will not go Scot-Free

Henry Solomon- April 24, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of worshippers and priests at a church in Ukpor-Mbalom community in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue ... Read More

Army Neutralise 4 Militia Groups in Benue

Henry Solomon- April 17, 2018

The Army says its troops have neutralised four of the 20 militia they encountered at Teguma village in Guma Local Government Area of Benue on ... Read More

12 Herdsmen Arrested in Kaambee, Yandev

Tanimu- March 18, 2018

Texas Chukwu, Abuja: Troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade presently taking part in the EX AYEM AKPATUMA have arrested another 12 herdsmen engaged in the ... Read More

President Buhari Gives Assurance Message to The People of Benue

Henry Solomon- March 12, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari was in Benue state today to gain insight to the re-occurring farmers/herdsmen clashes in the state. The President in the town hall ... Read More

Troops of Operation ‘Ayem Akpatuma’ Apprehend Akpagher, Aondongu, Terfa and Others for Cattle Rustling at Katsina-Ala, Benue State

Tanimu- February 26, 2018

Olabisi Ayeni, Abuja: Troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade conducting EXERCISE AYEM AKPATUMA arrested 5 suspected cultists on Sunday 25 February 2018 at Katsina Ala ... Read More

IGP Idris Relocates to Benue State

Tanimu- January 9, 2018

ABUJA: Following the recent unfortunate killings of innocent people in Guma and Logo Local Government Areas in Benue State and the intervention, and ongoing efforts ... Read More

Update from The Office of IGP on Benue, Rivers States and Other Killings

Tanimu- January 6, 2018

Moshood Jimoh, Abuja: IGP deploys additional Five (5) Units of Police Mobile Force, Police Special Forces, Police Aerial Surveillance Helicopters and Special Police Joint Intelligence ... Read More

We Did Not Attack Any Community in Katsina-Ala Says @HQNigerianArmy

Tanimu- December 20, 2017

Olabisi Ayeni, Benue: The attention of the Headquarters 707 Special Forces (SF) Brigade, Makurdi, has been drawn to media reports alleging that soldiers have invaded ... Read More

Al-Makura Assure Citizens of Security As Herdsmen Migrate

Tanimu- November 10, 2017

An emergency security meeting has just ended in the Office of the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State. The meeting was in continuation of meeting held ... Read More

Gen. Victor Malu Was an Icon of Professionalism, Bravery and Discipline – President Buhari

Tanimu- October 9, 2017

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the Malu family as well as the government and people of Benue State on the ... Read More

NLC Says FG Foot-Dragging On New Minimum Wage

Abdul Jimoh- October 4, 2017

The Vice-President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Solomon Adelegan, announced on Wednesday that the Federal Government was foot-dragging on negotiating a new minimum ... Read More