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Obasanjo visits Benue, describes killings as shocking, senseless

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed sadness over the gruesome murder of people in Benue state in their homes by Fulani herdsmen, describing the development as shocking and senseless.

Obasanjo, who was received at the Makurdi Airport by Governor Samuel Ortom and members of h [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018


BoI disburses N2bn to entrepreneurs in Benue

The Bank of Industry, BOI, has commenced the disbursement of N2 Billion loan scheme to selected entrepreneurs in Benue State.

Presenting the cheques to 38 beneficiaries, the Managing Director of the bank, Mr. Olukayode Pitan, stated that the beneficiaries of the over N300 Million loan had satis [...]

Sun, 04 March 2018


Benue 73: Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation visits Ortom

Former Governor of Niger State and Chairman, Board of Trustees of Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation, Aliyu Babangida, has said state governors are just glorified Chief security officers of their states.

He stated this last Thursday in Makurdi, Benue state when he led a delegation of the foundati [...]

Sun, 04 March 2018


Herdsmen attacks: Investors flee Benue

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said that prospective investors have fled the state in the wake of the recent killings in some Benue communities by Fulani herdsmen.

Ortom stated this while swearing in Lt. Col. Paul Iornenge Hemba (rtd) as his new Special Adviser on Security Matters.

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Thu, 15 February 2018


Herders Attacks: FG to pursue peace, disarmament

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Federal Government NEC Sub Committee on herdsmen-farmers crisis has concluded their meeting in Benue and Nasarawa states with an agreement to pursue peace, disarmament and also s [...]

Wed, 14 February 2018


Operation Cat Dance: Suswam sues for cooperation of residents

Former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, has urged all Benue residents to cooperate with security agencies in the state for a successful military operation in the state.

Suswam stated this when he and his wife, Arc. Mrs. Yemisi Dooshima Suswam, visited displaced victims of New Year&rsquo [...]

Tue, 13 February 2018


Benue is the place to visit, Suswam to Buhari

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Former Governor of Benue state Gabriel Suswam has condemned the inability of President Muhammadu Buhari to visit Benue State since the attack by herdsmen which claimed [...]

Fri, 09 February 2018


Benue 73: Fayose knocks Buhari, alleges double standards

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has lampooned President Muhammadu Buhari for being lopsided in governance, calling him to stop ruling the country with double standards.

Fayose stated this when he visited Benue to commiserate with the government and people of the state over the killing of 73 [...]

Thu, 08 February 2018


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