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Killing of priests, worshippers: Anagbe, Ortom preach forgiveness

The Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Makurdi, Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe, has appealed to Christians to forgive the invasion and killing of two priest and 17 worshippers at Ayar Mbalon in April this year.

 

Bishop Anagbe spoke when he led the Catholic faithful to the atonement rites at St. [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


2019: Benue SDP Guber Says, ‘I’m a virgin in politics’

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in Benue state, Dr Stephen Terungwa Hwande, has described himself as a virgin in politics, and plans to synergize with former governors of the state to fix Benue if he is elected.

Hwande stated this, weekend, while speaking to jour [...]

Mon, 26 November 2018


2nd term: Suswam describes Ortom as courageous

Former Governor Gabriel Suswam has described the candidate has described his successor, Samuel Ortom as a courageous man over his quest for second term in Benue state.

Suswam stated this when he spoke at the NKST 2018 Synod in Mkar, Gboko local government area, stressing that it takes courage f [...]

Sun, 18 November 2018


David Mark’s daughter, 15,000 others decamp to APGA

Mrs. Blessing Onuh, daughter of former Senate President David Mark, weekend, dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, after securing the party’s ticket to run for Otukpo/Ohimini federal constituency of Benue state.

Onuh said she left with ove [...]

Sun, 18 November 2018


2019: Police assure of security, warns against thuggery

The Benue State Police Command has given the assurance that it would provide adequate security before, during and after the 2019 general elections in the state.

The command, has therefore, warned the general public to desist from all forms voices capable of causing frictions during the periods. [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


Road Safety Day: Accidents claim 1.5 million lives annually

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has disclosed that yearly, a total of 1.5 million people die in road crashes worldwide.

The state sector commandant, Mr David Mendie, stated this in Makurdi during the event to commemorate the “2018 African Road Safety Day and The World Day of Remembra [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


N40bn loan: We Did Not Grant Fresh Approval - Benue Assembly

Benue State House of Assembly has denied granting fresh approval to Governor Samuel Ortom to obtain another N40 billion loan.

Spokesperson of the House and member representing Ukum State Constituency, Mr. Paul Biam, told journalists in Makurdi, that the approval was done five months ago, when t [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


Ortom condemns kidnap of four catholic priests in Delta

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has condemned the kidnap of four catholic priests by suspected herdsmen in Delta State, saying it's barbaric.

The catholic priests were kidnapped in Umutu/Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.

Governor Ortom, who further descri [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018


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