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Herdsmen kill two soldiers, take captive; burn operational vehicle in Benue/Taraba

By Peter DuruMakurdi – Two personnel of the Operation Whirl Stroke were at the early hours of Sunday reportedly ambushed and killed...

Benue NMA distances self from JOHESU strike

News Agency of NigeriaThe Benue State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Saturday distanced itself from the ongoing Joint Health...

Benue APC Congresses: Ortom Loses Out, May Likely Dump APC

Benue APC Congresses: Ortom Loses Out, May Likely Dump APC  Independent Newspapers LimitedStakeholders declare support for Ortom's reelection  The Nation NewspaperFull coverage Source link

Benue killings: Ortom speaks on the arrest of suspects, Myetti Allah’s...

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has reacted to the arrest of suspected notorious killer herdsmen, Idi Gemun, Aliyu Teshaku and others by...

Defence Headquarters moves to end killings in Benue

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters has concluded plans to deploy boats on Benue waterways to check the activities of the marauders. These are part of...

Ortom warns Benue youths against taking illicit drug ▷ NAIJA.NG

- Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state over the weekend addressed the youths of the state- He warned the youths against taking illicit...

In Benue now, ranching is it!

•Useni, Tsav, tribal leaders: It is victory for Ortom, natives, Nigerians • Governor: Law came from the people themselves By Peter Duru, Makurdi

Army Arrests Herdsman With AK-47 Rifle In Benue • Channels Television

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Disregard Movement Restriction Rumours, Benue Govt Warns • Channels Television

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Wanton killing of Benue people unacceptable, by Patrick Abba Moro –

Government must as a matter of urgency, set out to unravel the nature of the killings and the people who are involved. The...

Army arrests, parades militia herdsmen in Benue

The Nigerian Army on Saturday paraded three militia herdsmen that were in one of their camps located close to Tormatar village in Benue...

Benue killings: Group tasks Buhari, declares 7-day fasting

A group, the Unified Nigerian Youth Forum, UNYF, has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to take proactive measures towards bringing an end to...

Ohanaeze condemns killing of 2 Catholic priests, 17 others in Benue

Buhari’s condolence, ridicule to Christian faith—MASSOB By Emeka Mamah & Vincent Ujumadu ENUGU—APEX Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned Tuesday’s...

Protests in Benue as herdsmen kill two Catholic priests, 17 others...

Olalekan Adetayo, Friday Olokor, Adelani Adepegba, Alexander Okere and John Charles Armed Fulani herdsmen unleashed terror on Ayar Mbalom community in the Gwer East...

Herdsmen kill 2 Catholic priests in Benue

The Catholic Diocese of Makurdi has confirmed the killing of two of its priests, Rev Fathers Joseph Gor and Felix Tyolaha, in an...

15 killed in fresh attack on Benue communities by herdsmen –

The coordinated attacks were said to have been carried out between Friday evening and Saturday morningNo fewer than 15 persons have been reported...

Fresh massacre in Benue, Zamfara: 61 killed, 82 houses razed

…Victims mostly women and children…Tiv leaders cry for help By Peter Duru, Makurdi In what is becoming a weekly sordid ritual,...

Killing of soldier in Naka barbaric, wicked – Benue group

The Benue Proactive Initiative, a civil society group has condemned in strong terms what it tagged as the barbaric, wicked and malicious killing...

BREAKING: Benue on fire as gunmen take over Naka community

No fewer than 20 houses have been razed after armed men attacked Naka, Gwer West LGA of Benue State. DAILY POST gathered that the...

Gunmen kill 4 policemen in Benue

The Police in Benue State on Monday confirmed the killing of four of its personnel by gunmen believed to be insurgents in Logo Local...

Methodist Archbishop speaks on herdsmen killings in Benue, Taraba

The Methodist Archbishop of Abuja, the Most Rev. Joseph Oche-Job, has called for a determined action from the Federal Government to stop the lingering...

Herdsmen Murder 36 Persons In Benue, Taraba

Some suspected Fulani Herdsmen on Tuesday night attacked Gbeji and Tswarev communities in Ukum and Logo council areas of Benue State, killing no fewer...

Why we are privatizing Benue Links, Otukpo Burnt Bricks, others –...

The Benue State Government has explained why it is planning to privatize some state-owned enterprises. Ortom had in an advertorial placed in a national daily...

Fresh killings in Benue as Buhari promises solutions – Punch Newspapers

Olalekan Adetayo and John Charles resident Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said the killings in some parts of Nigeria would soon come to an end as...

What Benue leaders want Buhari to do now!

BY PETER DURU, MAKURDI Following the announcement of the Federal government to undertake the rehabilitation of communities...

Ortom reveals what herdsmen want in Benue

Rising from a meeting with the state and zonal leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Governor Samuel Ortom told newsmen...

Troops Arrest 12 Herdsmen In Benue • Channels Television

File photo  The Nigerian Army on Sunday said 12 herdsmen have been arrested in Benue State. The suspects were arrested by troops of 707 Special Forces...

Catechist, two brothers killed in fresh Benue violence – Punch Newspapers

John Charles, Makurdi Persons suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday allegedly ambushed and killed three persons in separate attacks in Guma Local Government Area...

Full text of Governor Ortom’s speech during Buhari’s visit to Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom on Monday welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari to Benue State for the first time since assuming power in 2015. Ortom in a thought-provoking...

Benue’s anti-grazing law caused deaths in Nasarawa – Al-Makura – Local

Nasarawa State governor, Umar Tanko Al-Makura, has disclosed that the implementation of the anti-grazing law in Benue State is responsible for herdsmen attacks in...

Army threatens decisive action against arsonists, killers in Benue, Taraba, Adamawa

The Nigerian Army on Sunday warned arsonist and killers in Benue, Taraba and Adamawa...

Benue killings: ‘Youths, women will become Boko Haram in 15 years...

BY PETER DURU, MAKURDI and Ndahi Morama, Maiduguri Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the killings in Benue...

Herdsmen killings: What Obasanjo said at Benue graveside

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has described the killing of innocent Nigerians by suspected Fulani herdsmen as senseless. The former president expressed sadness over the gruesome...

Food shortage imminent in Nigeria over Benue attacks

Youth Groups, under the aegis of South-South, South-West and South-East, have warned against possible food insecurity...

Herdsmen Kill 27 In Fresh Attack In Benue — Leadership Nigeria...

Over 27 people mainly women and children in Omosu community in Edumoga village, Okpokwu local government area of Benue State have been killed in...

26 killed as herdsmen sack Benue village in fresh attack

BY PETER DURUMAKURDI — It was a  sad and sorrowful day for Benue State again, yesterday,...

Court remands 6 herdsmen in prison over Benue New Year day...

By Peter Duru MAKURDI—A Makurdi Chief Magistrate’s court, presided over by Mr. Isaac Ajim, has denied bail...

Unknown forces outside North responsible for Benue killings – Justice Nasir

The Chairman, Advisory Council of the Ahmadu Bello Foundation, retired Justice Mamman Nasir has said the insecurity in Benue was created by some unknown...

Seven herdsmen arrested in Benue while destroying farms – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja Troops of the Nigerian Army attached to the Operation Ayem Akpatuma have arrested seven herdsmen while destroying farmlands along the Gbajimba-Kaseyo-Awe and...

We lost nine of our men in Benue, Nasarawa – Police

The Nigeria Police Force has disclosed that it has lost nine of its men since the beginning of its operation to end the herdsmen/farmers’...

Benue Killings: I-G urges Benue, Nasarawa people to embrace peace

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr. Ibrahim Idris has called on Benue and Nasarawa state indigenes...

Benue killings: Buhari deserves our support, not knocks

By Vincent Uba I write as a peace-loving citizen of   Nigeria. I am disturbed whenever I see actions...

Benue State University Closed Indefinitely

Makurdi – The management of the Benue State University...

Buhari’s Benue blues – Vanguard News

By Emmanuel Aziken It is now understandable why some senior officials of the Muhammadu Buhari administration were...

Army arrest two armed herdsmen in Benue

The Nigerian Army have arrested two fulani herdsmen suspected to be planning a dangerous mission along Gbajimba – Iyiodeh road in Guma Local Government...

Benue Killings: Senate rejects committee’s report

The Senate on Wednesday rejected the report of its Joint Committee on Police Affairs and National...

Herdsmen killings: Defend yourselves, Gov Ortom tells Benue people

•Says IGP now mouthpiece of Miyetti Allah; his life threatened•You’re a drowning man, Force PRO tells...

Ortom advises motorcyclists against jungle justice in Benue

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has admonished members...

IG deploys 15 police units, special forces in Benue

•Missing officer safe •Two killed in fresh Fulani...

Weekend of Herdsmen Rampage: Scores Killed in Benue, Adamawa, Ogun, Ondo

It was a weekend of blood and tears as Fulani herdsmen went on rampage in four...

Benue DPO’s arrest: Buhari has again shown his govt belongs only...

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has again proved that his government is nothing short of an apartheid...

Herdsmen killings: Muhammad Labdo gives more reasons Benue belongs to Fulani

A Professor of history at the Faculty of Humanities, Maitama Sule University, Kano, Umar Muhammad Labdo, has given more clarification to his earlier claim...

Benue crisis: IGP blames Ortom

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday accused the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, of causing the lingering clashes between farmers and herdsmen in...

Benue killings: Keep your differences aside, lets fight insecurity – Ortom

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has called on the people to set aside their...

Intervene in Benue bloodbath, Tiv leader begs int’l community

By Peter Duru MAKURDI—The leader of Tiv people, Chief Edward Ujege, the President-General of Mdzough...

Benue Govt. increases ransom for notorious criminal from N10m to N50m

Makurdi – The Benue Government has increased the ransom it pledged to give anyone with useful...

Benue killings: Why farmers/herdsmen clashes can’t end – Gov Yari

…As Umahi heads govs C’ttee to meet Miyetti AllahBy Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE National Economic...

Suicide bomber attacks IDP camp, Senate summons IGP over Benue killings,...

These are the top five stories from Nigeria that you should be monitoring. About five people have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked an internally...

Buhari to Senate: I have acted on Benue killings

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday tackled the Senate over...

Youths on rampage in Benue, kill seven, raze houses

Benue State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, on Wednesday confirmed that seven persons were killed by irate youths in Gboko. Owoseni who disclosed this while...

Sack your Defence Minister or be impeached – Benue ethnic groups...

Leaders of ethnic groups in Benue State, including the Mdzough U Tiv, Idoma National Forum and Omi Ny’Igede, have called for the resignation of...

IGP deploys Owoseni to Benue as Police Commissioner

Fatai OwoseniThe Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim...

Benue killings: Tiv group seeks arrest of perpetrators

By Emmanuel ElebekeABUJA—Worried by the unending killings in Benue State by suspected Fulani herdsmen, an Abuja-based...

Benue killings: You are hypocrites, PDP tells APC governors, ministers

By Dirisu YakubuABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has chided the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

Police Confirm Militia Groups ‘Armed With AK-47’ In Benue • Channels...

File photo: Jimoh Moshood  Police have confirmed the existence of armed militia groups in Benue State which they said investigations would reveal soon. Speaking on Thursday...

Benue Killings: Mark, others commend Senate’s intervention

Former President of the Senate and the Senator representing Benue South, Senator David Mark, has commended his successor, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on his...

Police Arrest 59 Suspects Of Benue Ethnic Clash • Channels Television

File photoThe Benue state police command, have arrested  youths from the Hausa and Tiv ethnic groups in Makurdi, in connection with the renewed clashes...

Benue killings: Buhari meets with Saraki, Dogara

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with leadership of the National Assembly over the crisis in Benue State and other part of the country. The...

Benue killings: Take action on herdsmen or risk 2019 – Obigwe

By Nwafor Sunday The National President of Igbo youth for positive change in Nigeria, Evang Chinedu Obigwe...

Fulani herdsmen: Buratai deploys special forces to Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba to...

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Yusuf Buratai yesterday disclosed that he has directed Special Forces to crisis areas in Benue, Nasarawa...

Benue Killings : Do the needful on Benue killings, Ortom tells...

•Rejects FG’s colony proposal•Insists on arrest, prosecution of Miyetti Allah leadership•Buhari orders IGP to relocate to...

Special Forces on standby for Benue, says Buratai

Special Forces are ready for deployment in Benue...

Benue massacre: Ortom rejects FG’s colony proposal

By Johnbosco AgbakwuruABUJA – GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue State yesterday rejected the Federal Government proposal...

Breaking: Suspected herdsmen assail Policemen in Logo LGA in Benue state

BY PETER DURU MAKURDI – The Police Mobile Force deployed to forestall further attacks on communities in Logo...

Fulani herdsmen finally reveal why they attacked Benue communities

A leader of Miyetti Allah cattle breeders in Benue State, Garus Gololo has revealed why Fulani herdsmen attacked some communities in Benue state. He said...

Police begin air surveillance of Benue communities

Hope Abah, Makurdi The police have commenced air surveillance of troubled areas in Benue State in a bid to ward-off attackers who have killed over...

Miyetti Allah condemns Benue killings – Blueprint – For Truth and...

  A Fulani socio-cultural association, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has condemned the recent attack and killings of innocent persons in Benue state. In...

Police Beef Up Security Along Benue-Nasarawa Border • Channels Television

Youths protesting against the New Year killings in Makurdi, the Benue State capital  The Commissioner of Police in Nasarawa State, Ahmed Bello, says security has...

KIllings in Benue, Rivers show APC’s height of insensitivity – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the recent massacre in Benue, Rivers, Kaduna and other states as wicked and height of insensitivity on...

Benue again: Three killed in Suswam’s town

Three persons have been reported dead following last...

Over 50 killed in coordinated attacks on six Benue communities by...

…tearful Gov. Samuel Ortom urges President Buhari and FG to protect Benue people BY PETER DURU

Nigeria: Benue Govt Proposes Steps to Reduce Wage Bill By N3...

The Benue Government has adopted stringent measures to reduce its monthly wage bill from N7.8 billion to N4.5 billion, Governor Samuel Ortom said on...

Ortom’s New Benue | THISDAYLIVE

Ortom presenting vehicles to security agenices

Pensions directorate verifies 1,683 pensioners in Benue

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), says it has verified 1,683 pensioners, out of...

Anti-open grazing bill: Ortom denies chasing Fulani herdsmen away from Benue

Benue State governor has faulted the claims in some quarters that the recently-implemented law banning open grazing was aimed at chasing herders from Benue...

Benue: Herdsmen Rape One, Burn Houses, Displace Thousands

Makurdi – Herdsmen again struck in Azege, Tse Ikyoifi, Logo Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue state where they raped a mother of four (names...

Benue lawmaker, 4 others remanded in prison ▷ NAIJ.COM

- A federal high court in Makurdi, Benue state has ordered 5 persons to be remanded at the Makurdi prison- One of those remanded...

Accept one month’s salary arrears, Benue Assembly urges workers – Punch...

John Charles The Benue State House of Assembly has appealed to labour leaders in the state not to insist on payment of five months’ salary...

Strike: Benue Assembly probes state executive over non-payment of salaries

Pool Photo Benue State House of Assembly has directed the Commissioner for Finance, Mr. David Olofu, to forward all necessary documents relating to the payment...

Tonto Dikeh Begs Nigerians To Support Benue Flood Victims

Tonto-Dike-Flood-Relief-FoundationJennifer Okundia Rivers born Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has...