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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


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


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