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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

Benue killings: Tiv Youths accuse Buhari of complicity

The Tiv Youth Organization, TYO, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of complicity in the killing of Benue citizens by "his kinsmen" - Fulani herdsmen.

The youths, who made this allegation while commenting on the visit of President Buhari to Benue, penultimate Monday, said it has b [...]

Sun, 18 March 2018

Benue Buries Fresh 26, Ortom Says, Enough of Bloodshed in Benue

As Benue bids farewell to the 26 people killed Penultimate Monday in Okpokwu LGA, Governor Samuel Ortom has decried the too many killings in the state by Fulani herdsmen saying no more bloodshed.

He stated this on Thursday at St. Bernard Primary School Ugwu-Okpoga in Okpokwu Local Government Ar [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018

BIRS Boss Seeks Upward Review of 35% Affirmative Action for Women

The Executive Chairman, Board of Internal Revenue Service, Mrs Mimi Adzape-Orubibi,has advocated for the upward review of the 35 per cent Beijing Declaration Affirmative Action for women.

Adzape-Orubibi made this call in a chat with Abuja Inquires in her Makurdi resident  saying that more wo [...]

Wed, 14 March 2018

Uncertainty in Benue as Buhari visits , Ortom tasks residents on proper conduct

As the Benue State Government and her people await the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, as herdsmen continue their attacks on communities, The Abuja Inquirer can report that air of uncertainty pervades the state.

Against this background, Governor Samuel Ortom has appealed to the p [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018

Anti-open grazing law: Police arrest, arraign 44 herdsmen

The Benue state police command has said over 44 herdsmen who violated the Anti-Open Grazing Law in the state have  been arrested and are facing trials in various courts.

State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, revealed this while briefing journalists on the update of fight against herdsm [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018


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