Category Archives: BENUE

Benue Looters Brigade

By Emmanuel Yawe | 08024565402 In April 2009, the then, Benue State Finance Commissioner, Omadachi Oklobia kicked off a political storm. Briefing journalists on the state of finances in the state, he gave out figures which far from clarifying

Hon Kyenge, Benue Assembly Can Suspend You

By David Mzer On June 22, 2010, Senator Dino Melaye, then a member of the House of Representatives and ten others were suspended from plenary indefinitely by the house for wrongly accusing the Speaker Dimeji Bankole of misappropriating N9 billion

Pandemonium At Benue Assembly As PDP Lawmakers Call For Speaker Resignation

By Rose Ejembi There was pandemonium at the Benue State House of Assembly yesterday after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers demanded the resignation of the speaker and all principal officers. Trouble started shortly after the Speaker, Mr. Terkimbi Ikyange

The Suswam Boys

By Iorliam’Amo Shija Most , he was their teacher between 1970 and 1972 at Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA. When then as Major, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, IBB, having recovered from war injuries suffered at Uzuakoli as CO of the 44th battalion

Just In: 3 Farmers Working On Their Rice Farm In Anyiin, Logo LG, Butchered By Fulani Terrorist Herdsmen

In continuation of the killing spree  which has so far claimed more than 85 lives for the past two weeks in Benue, three farmers working on their rice farms on the outskirts of Anyiin, Logo Local Government area of Benue

Benue: Herdsmen Attacks Claim 81 Lives Within 2 Weeks

The traditional ruler of Logo, Chief Jimmy Meeme, who spoke to Channels Television on the invasion of rural communities said 70 persons were killed in six out of the 10 council wards in his domain. He blamed the sustained attacks

PMB Defends Fulani, Says Benue People Are Circulating Gory Pictures Of Herdsmen Massacre From Congo

  President Muhammadu Buhari says some of the pictures in circulation were from the genocide in Congo, back in 2014. The President who has maintained silence over the incessant killings, through his digital communications office, also said on Monday that

Okefegate: Benue Assembly Speaker and Co, Stop Beating About the Bush

 By Israel Adama   My online dictionary tells me, ‘beating about the bush’ means when someone is trying to avoid talking about an embarrassing or difficult topic. Another one says it is when someone talks about lots of unimportant things

GREAT READ: Why Peace Between Fulani Herdsmen And Farmers Will Fail

By Joseph Anawah The recent onslaught on Benue communities by Fulani herdsmen is a well designed plan to dislodge them from the valley to pave way for unhindered cattle grazing. Initiating peace and reconciliatory meetings between Benue farmers and the

To Moro The Decisive, Happy Birthday

By Dr. Sam Abah #‎AbbaMorroooooooooooo‬!!!!!! The children jumped into the streets throwing their rickety hands and legs askance!! ‪#‎Abba‬ ‪#‎Morrooooooo‬!!!! The commotion is unmistakable! That is the ‪#‎Comrade‬ passing by! Who did not know Comrade Patrick Abba Morro, the unionist?

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