Tag Archives: Benue

Fire Guts Benue Market, Destroys Goods Worth Millions

File   Traders at the Azare Central Market in Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State have been counting their losses as a large portion of the market was gutted by fire on Sunday. The inferno which started around midnight

Malnutrition Rate Has Dropped To 23.6% Among Child IDPs, Says Benue Govt.

File Photo   The Benue State Government has said that the rate of malnutrition among children in Internally Displaced Camps in the state has drastically reduced. The Secretary to the State Government, Professor Anthony Ijoho and the Principal Special Assistant

Police Arrest Traditional Rulers, Seize Disputed Land In Benue

File photo   The Benue State Police on Monday said it has arrested two traditional rulers in connection with the ongoing communal crisis between Ugambe and Mbamar communities in Konshisha local council of the state. Governor Samuel Ortom disclosed this

Benue IDPs Lament Poor Living Condition

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Benue Assembly outlaws same-sex marriage

The Benue House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a Bill to prohibit marriage contract between persons of the same sex in the state, the News Agency of Nigeria reported. Cited as Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Law, 2018, the bill was passed

Children’s Day: Saraki Visits Benue IDP Camp

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Killings: Osinbajo Calls For Security Reforms As Priests Are Buried In Benue

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for the revamping and rebuilding of the Nigerian security architecture for greater efficiency and service delivery to the majority of Nigerians in rural communities. Professor Osinbajo made the call on Tuesday, during the

Military Launches Operation ‘Whirl Stroke’ In Benue

File photo   The Defence Headquarters on Friday announced the launch of Operation Whirl Stroke for Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara states, to counter armed herdsmen and militia groups operating within the region. The Acting Director of Defence Information, Brigadier

BREAKING: Osinbajo In Benue To Visit IDP Camps

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Benue Govt Sues Miyetti Allah Over ‘Killings’

File photo: Samuel Ortom   The Benue State government has sued the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore amid the repeated killings of innocent citizens in the state. According to the state governor, Samuel Ortom, who revealed this on Monday,

Benue Govt Denies Declaring Monday Public Holiday, Restricting Movement

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Disregard Movement Restriction Rumours, Benue Govt Warns

file photo   The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has asked the people of the state to disregard the rumour making the rounds that there is a public holiday today in the state. The Governor says the State Government has

‘These Killings Must Stop!’ Osun CAN Protest Killings, Attacks In Northeast, Benue

Christians in Osun State on Sunday occupied the streets of Osogbo, the state capital in protest. Members of the Union Baptist Church and Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) said the protest was against incessant killings in the Northeast and the

BREAKING: Soldiers Arrest Key Boko Haram Suspect Linked To Benue Attacks

  The Nigerian Army has announced the arrest of a major Boko Haram suspect “believed to have masterminded most of the recent attacks in Benue State. Aminu Yaminu who is nicknamed Tashaku was arrested on Friday in Makurdi, the state