Friday, 18 January 2019

Archbishop Kaigama, Bature Settle Tiv/Jukun Rivalry


Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of the Catholic Diocese of Jos and The Most Rev. Dr. James Bature on Friday settled the age-Long rivalry between the Jukun and the Tiv people in Taraba and Benue States.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

190,000 IDPs Will Vote In Benue - INEC


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said provisions have been made to ensure that the over 190,000 internally-displaced persons, IDPs, in various camps in Benue State vote in the forthcoming elections.

Monday, 14 January 2019

Gov. Ortom Denies Making Hate Speech Against PMB


Governor Ortom yesterday denied claims that he accused Pres. Buhari of attempting to Islamise the country.
The governor said he does not indulge in hate speech against the President under whatever guise.

Sunday, 13 January 2019

Stop Hate Buhari Campaign, Presidency Warns Gov. Ortom


The presidency has called on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to desist from basing his campaign for re-election on falsehoods concerning President Muhammadu Buhari.

Thursday, 10 January 2019

Operation Whirl Stroke Arrests 67 Bandits, Kill 17 In Nasarawa, Benue, Taraba


The Operation Whirl Stroke of the Nigerian Army operating in Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba States says it has killed 17 bandits and arrested 67 others in the last eight months of its operation.

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

MAFO Faults Amnesty International’s Report On Number of Deaths In Benue

A group of campaigners against open grazing of cattle in Benue State called the Movement Against Fulani Occupation (MAFO), has faulted a report by Amnesty International’s where it allegedly put the number of deaths in Benue State between 2016 and 2018, at 726.

Saturday, 5 January 2019

Tears As Remains Of PDP Supporters Buried in Benue


The bodies of eight Peoples Democratic party supporters who lost their lives last week in a fatal auto accident on the Ojinebe-Ugbokpo Road in Otukpo Local Government Area were on Friday laid to rest amidst tears and tributes by their families.

Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Traders Count Losses, As Fire Guts Wadata Market


Traders at the Wadata Market in Makurdi, Benue which was gutted by early morning fire outbreak are counting their losses.

Tuesday, 1 January 2019

2019: Benue Agog As Ortom Flags Off Campaign


Makurdi, the Benue State capital went agog on Monday as thousands of people trooped out to show support for the aspiration of the State Governor, Samuel Ortom to return to the Benue government house in 2019.

Monday, 31 December 2018

2019: Akume Urges Tiv People To Vote President Buhari


The Vice Chairman North, All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential Council, Sen. George Akume has advised Tiv people to vote President Mohammadu Buhari in the forthcoming presidential elections.