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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business NNPC to begin oil exploration in Benue, gets assurance on security – Newtelegraph

    The Benue State government yesterday assured the management and staff of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of the security and safety of its staff as they begin the exploration for hydrocarbon in the state and the larger Benue Trough. Governor Samuel Ortom gave the assurance at...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ortom Kicks as FG Establishes Farm Settlements for Herdsmen – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has rejected the proposed establishment of farm settlements, better known as Ruga settlements across the country for Fulani herdsmen.... Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2NeFFsz Get More Nigeria Political News
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ado unrest: Benue LG boss declares war on kidnappers, robbers, cultists – Daily Post Nigeria

    Determined to end the lingering unrest in Ado Local Government of Benue State, the caretaker committee chairman, Hon. James Ogaba Oche has declared war on kidnappers, robbers and criminals operating within the council. Oche took the decision via Executive Orders, barely 24 hours after assuming...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 3,641 killed by herdsmen in Benue, five other states — WAANSA – Vanguard News

    No fewer than 3,641 persons were allegedly killed by suspected herdsmen between January 2016 and October 2018 in the six states of Benue, Plateau, Nasarawa, Taraba, Zamfara and Kaduna. Herdsmen on rampage President of West African Action Network on Small Arms, WAANSA-Nigeria, Josephine Habba...
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    Metro Seven injured in Benue gas tanker explosion – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has called on manufacturers to insist on quality products and services to ensure safety and satisfaction of consumers. Edo State Head of SON, Mr. O. J. Okagun, who gave the warning during the presentation of Mandatory … Read more via The Guardian...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I am not against LG autonomy – Ortom – P.M. News

    Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has rejected suggestions in some social media platforms that he was against the granting of autonomy to local governments. A statement by Ortom’s Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, said that the governor was surprised at the allegation … Read more via...
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    Metro Benue: 8 people die in IDPs’ camp – Daily Post Nigeria

    Eight people died at the Mbawa Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Benue between January and this month of May. The Chairman of the camp, Mr Geoffrey Torgenga, made the disclosure in Makurdi on Wednesday while speaking with newsmen during a visit to the camp. He blamed … Read more...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Why we support Buhari govt – Benue indigenes – Daily Post Nigeria

    Prof Boniface Odeh, a community leader and Rector, School of Management Technology, Delta State on Tuesday said that the Igede people in Benue State have confidence in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. Odeh spoke Monday in Abuja during a courtesy visit by leaders of Oju/Obi Local …...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Saraki, Ekweremadu, Ortom Pay Tribute to Mark – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu; Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, among others, yesterday paid glowing tribute to the immediate past President of the.... Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper – http://bit.ly/30iKOTd Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Angry Mob Lynches Notorious Criminal In Benue – Leadership Newspaper

    A notorious criminal, who operated alone and had been terrorising residents of Benue State, especially within and around Gboko, the ancestral home of the Tiv nation, was, yesterday evening, allegedly lynched to death by Gboko youths. The notorious armed robber, who was popularly known as “One...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ekiti, Ondo, Kwara And Benue Ready To Pay New Minimum Wage – Politics – Nairaland

    The Governors of Ekiti, Ondo, Kwara and Benue have assured workers in their states of their readiness to pay the N30,000 new minimum wage – Governor Fayemi said his government would pay the new minimum wage for effective and efficient service delivery – His Ondo counterpart, Rotimi Akeredolu...
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    Metro Students, lecturers, residents flee Katsina-Ala as militants continue attacks – Newtelegraph

    Scores of students of the College of Education (COE) Katsina-Ala in Katsina-Ala local government area of Benue have continued to flee the area in large numbers following the outbreak of hostilities by suspected armed local militants. The militants have visited mayhem on communities in the area...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Bloody Easter as gunmen kill 11 worshippers in Benue – Vanguard News

    Eleven persons were reportedly killed and many unaccounted for in a Good Friday attack by gunmen on worshippers returning from church at Tse-Aye and Tse-Ngibo, Ikurav Tiev in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State. Bloody Easter as gunmen kill 11 worshippers in Benue … Read more...
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    Metro Tears, as five dies in Benue – Vanguard News

    It was a sorrowful weekend in Benue State following the drowning of a medical student and another student of Benue State University, Makurdi in River Benue.... Read more via Vanguard News – http://bit.ly/2Zd4dUM Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Herdsmen kill 25 persons in Benue – 100 houses burnt – Newtelegraph

    Suspected Fulani herdsmen in connivance with the Jukun militia attacked the Vaase and Jootar communities all in Ukum local government area of Benue state leaving at 25 people mostly farmers dead.... Read more via Newtelegraph – http://bit.ly/2uWB16E Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Young Girl Badly Injured After A Man Molest Her Over S*x – OluFamous.Com

    A 17-year-old girl named Ochanya Samson from Benue state, has been left seriously injured after she was molested and assaulted by a man in Abuja. According to Bakia Thomas, the teenage girl has gone through pros-titution and r*pe in a bid to survive after it was claimed that her … Read more...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Why APC ‘Rigging Machine’ Collapsed In Benue – Ortom Reveals – Naijaloaded

    The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has given reasons the people of the state voted him for a second term. Ortom said people of the state voted for him because they opted for truth and rejected falsehood and propaganda by the All Progressives Congress, APC.... Read more via Naijaloaded –...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Benue APC rejects Ortom’s victory, heads to tribunal – Pulse Nigeria

    The Benue chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has rejected the outcome of the Governorship election declared on Sunday, in favour of Gov Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The party said in a statement on Sunday in Makurdi that the results did … Read more via...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro INEC Confirms Shooting Of Its Officer In Benue – Naijaloaded

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has confirmed the shooting of one of it’s officials in Benue state. According to the electoral body, Mrs C.D Tuluen, the collation officer for Gboko Local government area of the state, was shot on her … Read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    Politics Ortom Prostrates In Church As He Defeats APC To Win 2nd Term As Benue Governor – OluFamous.Com

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and his wife on Sunday dedicated his victory to God at their church – Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) – opposite Judges’ Quarters in the state capital. He prostrated at the alter while appreciating God for his victory… Invest In Social Force …...