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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


FRSC partner ROCAI for safer road use

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has indicated interest to partner with a non-governmental organization, Road Caution Awareness Initiative, ROCAI, to ensure safer road use in Benue state.

Benue State FRSC Sector Commandant, Mr. David Mendie, who spoke when he received a team from the NGO in [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018


Herdsmen attacks: Ortom orders security to close all entry points

Following incessant invasion and killing of innocent Benue citizens, Governor Samuel Ortom has ordered security operatives to take proactive measures by blocking all entry points into the state.

Acting and Deputy Governor, Engr. Benson Abounu, announced this last week after he met with security [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018


PDP condemns renewed herdsmen killings in Benue

The People's Democratic Party, PDP, Benue State has condemned the continued killings of innocent citizens in the state by herdsmen inspite of the military presence.

According to the party, the continued killings is a reminder of the irredeemable failure of the All Progressives Congress, APC [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018


Benue: One Soldier, 24 Others Killed In Fresh Killings - Ortom

A soldier has been killed by marauding Fulani herdsmen in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, Governor Samuel Ortom has said.

He also confirmed that the death toll of the recent killings by Fulani herdsmen in some communities in Gwer West Local Government Area has risen from 10 to 24.

Wed, 11 April 2018


Ranching law to revolutionize livestock farming - Amali

A director of Livestock Services in the Benue State Ministry of Agriculture, Dr. Edward Amali, has said that the Anti-Open Grazing and Ranches Establishment Law enacted by the state government will revolutionize livestock farming in the country.

Amali, who started this in a chat with The Abuja [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018


2018: FRSC to reduce road fatalities by 30%, crashes by 50%

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corp, FRSC, Benue State Command, Mr David Mendie, has said the corps is targeting at reducing road fatalities and road traffic crashes, RTC, to 30 and 50 per cent, respectively, by the end of 2018.

Mr. Mendie stated this in his office in Makurdi [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018


2019: Benue PDP pledge free, fair primaries

The chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Benue State, Hon. John Ngbede, has pledged that his leadership will conduct free and fair governorship primary elections come 2019.

The chairman said this when the State Working Committee of the party met with 10 aspirants who have indicated the [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018


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