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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

Wike tells Benue people to defend themselves...

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has asked the people of Benue state to be bold and use every lawful means to defend themselves against armed Fulani herdsmen aggression.

Wike, who was in Makurdi, to sympathize with Governor Samuel Ortom and the people of the state over the New Year attacks tha [...]

Thu, 08 February 2018

Herdsmen kill 2, 000 people in Benue State - Ortom

Not less than 2, 000 people have been killed in Benue State with properties valued in billions destroyed by Fulani herdsmen between 2013 and early part of 2018.

This is even as Governor Samuel Ortom has called for the removal of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mr. Ibrahim Idris, for his fa [...]

Thu, 08 February 2018

Herdsmen Killings Not Over Anti-Grazing Law, But Our Land - Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has debunked insinuations that the killings in the state by Fulani herdsmen were as a result of the implementation of the Anti-Open Grazing Law, rather it was for land colonisation.

He said rather the Fulani had recently claimed that the Benue Valley belonged t [...]

Mon, 22 January 2018


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