Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Ortom/Akume Rift: Security personnel Cordon Off Benue Assembly

Armed security personnel, yesterday, cordoned off the premises of Benue State House of Assembly, following rumours of an impending impeachment of  Speaker of the House, Terkimbi Ikyange

Monday, 9 July 2018


Governor Samuel Ortom has approved a partial dissolution of the Benue State Executive Council. A Statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Anthony Ijoho, SAN, says four commissioners and seven special advisers are to however retain their portfolios.

Friday, 6 July 2018

Ebonyi/Benue Boundary Dispute: Couple Beheaded In Farm

The Ngbo and Agila inter-communal crisis has claimed two more lives following the murder of one Joseph Omah, and his wife, Angelina.

Head Of Benue Livestock Guards Drags DSS, Army, AGF To Court

Head of the Benue State Livestock Guards, Alhaji Aliyu Teshaku, has dragged the Director General of Department of State Services, DSS, the Chief of Army Staff and the Attorney General of the Federation to a Makurdi Federal High Court, seeking the enforcement of his fundamental human rights over his alleged unlawful detention.

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Air Peace - Benue Seal Deal On Flights To Makurdi

A Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has signed an agreement with the Benue State Government, to operate flights to the state capital, Makurdi.

Monday, 2 July 2018

Benue IDPs Returning Home – Official

The Benue State Government has confirmed that some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state have started returning to their homes.

Saturday, 30 June 2018

Benue Boy Scores 354 To ’Emerge’ Best Student In JAMB’s UTME

A student of New Covenant Christian College International, Makurdi Benue State, Moses Ape, has emerged with the best result, so far, in the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Release Or Charge Suswam To Court, Middle Belt Group Tells DSS

Middle Belt Renaissance Group, on Tuesday, condemned the continued detention of former governor of Benue State, Dr. Gabriel Suswam, by the Department of State Service, DSS, demanding that he should be released or charged to court to defend himself of any allegation against him.

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Ortom Is Not Behind Suswam’s Arrest – Benue Govt

The Benue State Government has denied having anything to do with the arrest of a former governor of the state, Mr Gabriel Suswam, by the Department of State Services.

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Troops Invade Camp Of Notorious Militia Leader 'Gana'

Force Commander of Operation Whirl Storm, Maj. Gen. Adeyemi Yekini, yesterday in Makurdi, said the major clearance operations carried out by his troops during the last Eid-el-fitr celebrations code named Operation Dark Dawn and Operation Deadly Strike, were supported by Mi35 helicopter from the Nigerian Air Force and other surveillance aircraft.