Category Archives: BENUE

Benue LG POLLS: PDP vs BSIEC

The Federal High Court sitting in Makurdi today heard the case instituted by People’s Democratic Party under the leadership of Sir John Ngbede against the Benue Independent Electoral Commission for its refusal to accept lists of Candidates submitted by the Makarfi

Gunman killed vigilante member in Makurdi

By Johnson Babajide  A member of vigilante group at Agber area of Makurdi, the capital city of Benue state was last Saturday shot dead by a gunman who invaded the community. According to an eyewitness account, the gunman identified as Solomon

I’m Stronger, Wiser, And Better Focussed After My Detention – Suswam

By Bemgba Iortyom Former Benue State Governor, Rt. Hon. Gabriel Torwua Suswam PhD CON, has stated that his detention experience at the hands of the Directorate of State Security (DSS) has made him mentally stronger and more focused The former Governor

What Must Benue Do Now In The Face Of These Illogical Absurdities?

By Samuel Gar When a very junior officer like Special Assistant to the EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR of BENUE STATE challenges his boss PUBLICLY and goes scot free, it is a sign of grave weakness and loss of focal power by that superior!

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

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