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After the March 9 governorship elections across the country, the polls in six states – Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau and Sokoto – were declared inconclusive. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) explained that the decision to declare the elections inconclusive was derived...
The Benue State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Samuel Ortom, has taken a huge lead in the governorship election in the state after the collation of the results from all but one of the local government areas. From the results collated from the …
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The State, Local Government and Ward Executive members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State on Sunday endorsed Governor Samuel Ortom and Senator George Akume for re-election in 2019.
The party took the decision at the Aper Aku Stadium after its state Congress election which...
It was bloody weekend in Benue state following the reported murder of about 31 persons in six communities of Guma local government area by suspected herdsmen who also razed over close 82 houses in the affected areas and a bloody slash of rival political and cult groups in Otukpo local government...
90-year-old begs Buhari from Benue IDP camp We don’t want to die here
This is certainly not the best of times for the aged and elderly in communities mindlessly invaded and sacked ceaselessly by herdsmen in Logo and Guma local government areas of Benue state.
It started from January 1 when...
Some residents of Benue stet have continued to protest the brutal killing of their kinsmen on January by persons suspected Fulani herdsmen. •Some youths protesting the killings This is even as Gov Samuel Ortom on Saturday appealed to the protesters in some parts of Makurdi, the state capital, to...
Benue state governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom has denied reports that the Agatu people in the state were behind the recent killing of some herdsmen and 83 cows in Nasarawa State.
Ortom said information before him shows that the herdsmen were attacked by the Agatu in Nasarawa State, who had earlier...
Senate Minority Leader in the Seventh National Assembly, Senator George Akume of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said he regretted ensuring that Gabriel Suswam became Benue State governor.
Akume, who served as the governor between 1999 and 2007 on the platform of the People’s...
Suspected Fulani herdsmen Thursday afternoon stormed Tombo in Buruku local government area of the state, killing no fewer than 15 persons.
Accoding to Vanguard, the marauders who razed part of the community also took over the deserted villages.
“The situation in Tombo at the moment is scary...
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The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, said crimes of mass murder across Nigerian communities were committed by “overpowered” Boko Haram insurgents, not Fulani herdsmen.
The Senate’s resolutions yesterday followed a motion by Emmanuel Bwacha (PDP-Taraba State) on “the need to urgently flush out...
The National Union of Electricity Employees, (NUEE), Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC), and Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) have threatened to shut down Egbin Power Station in Lagos and other electricity facilities across the...
No fewer than 10 persons were feared dead yesterday, in an outbreak of fresh hostilities between Fulani herdsmen and farmers at Tom-Anyiin and Tom-Ataan communities, Mbaya, Tombu in Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State.
Vanguard gathered that the renewed crisis has created a huge...
No fewer than seven persons have been feared killed in a renewed hostilities between Fulani herdsmen and Agatu farmers in Benue last Sunday.
Daily Sun gathered that the herders invaded some communities in the riverine Agatu area at about 10am on Sunday and continued fighting until late into the...
Major General Adekunle Shodunke, the new Commanding Officer of the 72 Special Force Battalion in Makurdi, has denied knowledge of the planned relocation of the Nigerian Army School of Military Engineering to Maiduguri, Borno State.
According to Channels TV, the Commanding Officer disclosed this...
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