Tag: Benue

NUJ declares 3 days mourning over Asher’s death, Benue council chairman

Abdul Jimoh- January 31, 2021

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has declared three days of national mourning over the death of Mrs Victoria Asher, Chairman of the union in ... Read More

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke Neutralizes Armed Bandits in Benue and Nasarawa

Henry Solomon- November 27, 2020

In continuation of aggressive clearance operation to stamp out banditry and other criminal activities in the North Central zone of the country, troops of Operation ... Read More

Boundary Commission Set to Resolve Benue-Taraba Crisis

Henry Solomon- November 22, 2020

The National Boundary Commission, says it was set to resolve crisis in grey areas of boundary demarcation between Benue and Taraba in early 2021, and ... Read More

FG to inaugurate 200,000 capacity yam storage facility in Benue on June 9

inno.korie- May 27, 2020

The Federal Government will, on June 9, inaugurate the 200, 000 capacity yam storage facility for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Benue, the ... Read More

NCDC Investigating Strange illness in Benue – DG

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2020

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says its is aware of the strange illness in Benue and it is currently investigating to effectively manage the ... Read More

Gov. Ortom wins at Supreme Court

inno.korie- January 21, 2020

The Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, and the judgement of the Appeal Court, which upheld the election of ... Read More

Buhari: Corrupt leaders will go to jail

admin- November 23, 2018

Buhari: meets Benue delegation, promises to deal with corrupt leaders President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said leaders who undermine the economy by denying workers ... Read More

Ortom says Benue people not against Fulani

admin- October 23, 2018

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has said that the people of the state had nothing against Fulani people as it was being insinuated by people ... Read More

NGF tackles EFCC over Benue govt. accounts freezing

admin- August 9, 2018

Governor of Zamfara State Abdulaziz Yari, Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF)  Chijioke Okoronkwo The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has described as unconstitutional the freezing of ... Read More

Troops Parade 3 Plateau Carnage Suspects

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2018

The Special Military Task Force, “Operation Save Haven’’ on Wednesday paraded three suspects in connection with the latest killings in Plateau  State that sparked national ... Read More

Army Personnel Disarms Armed Robber

Tanimu- June 7, 2018

Texas Chukwu, Abuja: A Nigerian Army personnel attached to 120 Battalion, Gonori, Yobe State currently on operation LAFIYA DOLE has successfully disarmed an armed robber ... Read More

Criminality, Demography, Responsible for Escalating Farmers/Herders Clashes – Lai Mohammed

Henry Solomon- May 17, 2018

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the increase in clashes between farmers and herdsmen are as a result of criminality, demography, ... Read More

President Buhari Approves New Security Measures to Tackle Kaduna Killings

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 7, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a new Battalion of the Nigerian Army, as well as a new Police Area Command in Birnin ... Read More

Another Killer Herdsman Captured in Benue

Henry Solomon- May 2, 2018

Troops have captured another killer herdsman in the Guma Local Government Area of Benue, the scene of recurring deadly attacks by herdsmen. The name of ... Read More

Benue Killings: Avoid Reprisal Attacks – Catholic Bishop of Makurdi Diocese

Henry Solomon- April 29, 2018

The Catholic Bishop of Makurdi Diocese, Most Rev. Wilfred Anagbe, has advised Christians in Benue to remain faithful to the tenets of their religion and ... Read More

President Buhari to Gov. Ortom and Benue People on Armed Herdsmen Attack

Tanimu- March 12, 2018

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to leaders of various groups in Benue State to convince their constituents that the Federal Government is ... Read More

President Muhammadu Buhari Visits Taraba, Benue, Zamfara, Yobe and Rivers States

Tanimu- March 5, 2018

Femi Adesina, Abuja: In view of recent terrorist attacks, criminal activities and communal clashes in some States leading to tragic loss of lives and kidnapping ... Read More

Herdsmen Caught in The Act by Exercise Ayem Akpatuma

Tanimu- February 27, 2018

Texas Chukwu, Adamawa: Troops of 101 special Forces Battalion on Excercise Ayem Akpatuma (Cat Race) deployed at Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State swiftly ... Read More

Update from DSS on Kidnapping, Armed Robbery and Rustling in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa States

Tanimu- February 27, 2018

Tony Ouiyo, Abuja: In furtherance of its commitment to ensure adequate security in the country, the Department of State Services (DSS) has sustained its counter ... Read More

3 Herders Jailed 1 Year Each for Open Grazing in Benue

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 23, 2018

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced three herders, Iliya Garba, Hassan Abdullahi, and Lanshak Lonfalk, to a year imprison each, for violating Benue Anti-Open ... Read More