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Reports of Tiv youths attack on Hausa community false, inciting - TYO

The Tiv Youths Organization, TYO, has condemned reports in some section of the media stating that Tiv youths attacked the Hausa Community in Makurdi, killed many people and destroyed property, saying the report is not only false but capable of inciting violence in the state.

A press statement s [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018


Trump GGR Maternal reproductive health in Nigeria at risk

There is growing concern among analysts, stakeholders, including mothers over the undermining effects of President Donald Trump’s policy, commonly referred to as the Global Gag Rule (GGR) on Nigeria’s reproductive and overall health goals.

Investigations have shown that the alarming [...]

Thu, 10 May 2018


Benue Killings: I can’t sleep with my two eyes closed - Ortom

Following the magnitude of killings by herdsmen and military destructions of houses in Naka during his leave vacation, Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom said he regretted going on leave as he could not sleep far away in China.

Ortom, who stated this while reacting to the killings in the state a [...]

Sun, 06 May 2018


Ortom condoles Catholic Church, insists on self defence

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has condoled with the Catholic Church and the people over the killing of two priests and worshippers at a church service as well as other parts of the state.

The governor spoke at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on arrival from China after he c [...]

Fri, 27 April 2018


Ortom condoles Catholic Church, insists on self defence

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has condoled with the Catholic Church and the people over the killing of two priests and worshippers at a church service as well as other parts of the state.

The governor spoke at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on arrival from China after he c [...]

Fri, 27 April 2018


NNPC set to commence oil search in Benue

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,has said it will soon begin the search for oil and gas in the Benue trough.

The corporation stated that as part of its early activities in the state, it will acquire seismic data that will guide the team in deciding the stages of the exploratory [...]

Mon, 23 April 2018


Benue approves N70m for education of IDPs’ kids

The Benue State Executive Council, last week, approved N70 million to the Ministry of Education to facilitate the education of all children living in Internally Displaced Persons camps across the state.

Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Lawrence Onoja Jnr, disclosed this while br [...]

Mon, 23 April 2018


Police Confirm Four Personnel Killed In Benue

The Benue State Police Command has said that four of its personnel has been killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

A statement issued on Monday by the Public Relations Officer, Benue State Command, Moses Yamu, stated that the incident occurred on Sunday, at Anyibe, Logo LGA of the State.

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Mon, 16 April 2018


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