Category Archives: BENUE

Makarfi Faction Of Benue PDP Drags BSIEC to Court Over Refusal To Accept Its List Of Candidates For LG Elections

.By Hope Abah The ex-Governor Ahmed Makarfi-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue State has dragged the Benue State Independent Electoral Commission (BSIEC) before a Federal High Court sitting in Makurdi over alleged rejection of its candidates list for the

Gunmen kill 10 persons in Benue

By  John Charles, Makurdi(PUNCH) Ten persons have been killed in Katsina-Ala and Ukum local government areas of Benue State. In Katsina-Ala, five persons were beaten to death on Wednesday night while the other five victims were killed on Thursday night

Hon Nelson Alapa Felicitates With The Tiv Nation On The Coronation Of HRM Prof. James Ortese Ayatse

On behalf of myself, my entire family and supporters of my ideology, I wish to heartily congratulate the Executive Governor of Benue State, His Excellency, Dr Samuel Ortom and indeed the entire wonderful people of the Tiv Nation on the

Otukpo LGC Partners With Nigerian Army To Build Mega Housing Units In Otukpo

The Otukpo Local Government Council has entered into an agreement with the Nigerian Army Post-Service Housing Development to construct mega-housing units in Otukpo. The Nigerian Army was represented by General M. Bashir, at the signing ceremony at the Otukpo Local Government

Governor Ortom’s Agatu Land-Sharing Deal With Fulani And Matters Arising

By Bemgba Iortyom I have observed with grave concern the land-sharing deal entered into by Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue State and his Nasarawa State counterpart, Tanko Al-Makura, giving Fulani herdsmen access to open grazing rights in Agatu Local Government

Agatu: Setting The Records Straight

By Kwaghngu Abrahams Peace and security is an integral component of development in any given area. Without peace, human capacity and infrastructural development would continue to be a mirage. It is based on this fact that Governor Samuel Ortom of

Benue Icons, Paul Orhii and Dan Amokachi, Reach Out To Victims Of Fulani Attacks In Agatu and Guma

By Bemgba Iortyom Former Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Dr. Paul Botwev Orhii, and World Cup hero, Daniel Amokachi, have reached out to victims of Fulani herdsmen attacks in Benue State. Dr.

Abounu lays down in crystal terms the Benue Government Road Map for Agricultural Revolution In Benue

  Benue state government says its policy direction on agriculture is to modernise agriculture for industrialisation such that it becomes the driver of accelerated economic development, investment, food and nutrition, security, food sovereignty and prosperity. The deputy governor, Engr Benson

Blaming Suswam Can Never Absolve Governor Ortom Of Accountability

By Dr Ushakuma Anenga Let me begin this piece by stating very clearly that Benue people, at least majority of them including myself rejected former Governor, Gabriel Suswam in the last general elections. All that he represented was rejected including

Dr Kuti Thanks Gov Ortom And Dep Gov Abounu For His Appointment As Rector Of Benue’s Poly

  By Isaiah Adanu The newly appointed Rector of the Benue State Polytechnic Ugbokolo Dr Usman David Kuti has expressed profound gratitude and extol the virtues of both the Benue State Governor, His Excellency Dr Samuel Ortom and his Deputy

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