Category Archives: BENUE

It Begins: EFCC Arrests 9 Of The 52 Suswam Admin Officials That Defrauded Benue of N107 Billion Naira

    THE Benue State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Bashkir Makama, on Thursday said that nine persons out of the 52 indicted by the Justice Elizabeth Kpojime Commission of Inquiry had been arrested. He said the Economic and Financial Crimes

Farmers Accuse Benue Govt Of Hijacking Rice Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme

Prospective beneficiaries of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Rice Anchor Borrowers programme, in Benue State, have accused the handlers of lack of transparency and deliberately frustrating their efforts to access the loan.This is contrary to President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive

Benue Government Says Military Operation Going On In Gbishe To Fish Out ‘Ghana’

Benue State Government has confirmed the military operation launched in Gbishe community of Katsina-Ala local government. No less than 16 armoured vehicles stormed the village in the early hours of today, burning down buildings and harassing villagers. The Acting Secretary

Sad! Another Young Man Recklessly Killed In Markudi

Kelvin Oche Ogebe, a recent graduate of the Computer Science Dept of the Benue State University (BSU) has died from injuries he received from a beating by two, yet to be identified, men in Marudi. According to a report in

Top Benue Govt Official Selling Arms To Criminals – Former Warlord Ghana

Terwase Akwaza, a former warlord and former Chief Coordinator of Amnesty Program in Benue, has accused top officials under Gov. Samuel Ortom of running a gun syndicate in the state. Akwaza told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a

The Ushongo Show Of Shame

By Dr Sam Abah Its a shame that we can’t see Benue people rightly or wrongly mobilized and funded to repel the invading Fulani Herdsmen murderers and occupation army but we can cause unnecessary commotion around an out gone poor

Member Suspended For Demanding Speaker’s Resignation Over N750m Car Scam Drags Benue Assembly To Court

alleges bailout fraud The suspended member of the Benue State House of Assembly, Kester Kyenge, has said he will challenge his suspension in court even as he called on relevant agencies of government to look into the matter of misappropriation of

The Madness Of Beauty Pageants In Benue

By Naomi Oboyi Once upon a time in Benue and indeed Nigeria, beauty pageants were strongly regarded as platforms that showcase the true beauty and intelligence of the Nigerian girl. We miss the good old days when our beauty queens

Benue Residents Begin Flood Prevention Exercise

The collaboration between officials from the Ministry of Works, Urban Development and the residents whose homes were flooded in the previous week, followed the assessment visits of the committee on flood prevention. The team was led by the State Deputy Governor,

Agatu In Ruins Six Months After Fulani Terrorist Herdsmen Attack

Echoes From The Mad House by Akioyamen Josephine It was February 2016. The people of the Benue South Senatorial District were in a tizzy over the Senatorial Rerun between the former Senate President, distinguished Senator David Mark and Comrade Daniel

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