Tag: Benue State

Senate to visit Zamfara, Taraba others to facilitate return of IDP’s to their homes

The Senate says it will do everything possible to ensure that Internally Displaced Persons across the country go back to their homes.     Senate President Bukola Saraki speaking today…

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Illegal gun factory uncovered in Benue

The Nigeria Police has uncovered a gun making factory in Oju local government area of Benue state.     Fatai Owoseni, Benue state police commissioner revealed that the site of…

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Buhari offers N10 Billion to rebuild Benue villages damaged by herdsmen

Benue villages destroyed by recent herdsmen attacks recently are set to get some respite as President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N10 Billion to rebuild the damaged villages in Benue as…

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Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore responsible for Benue killings – Ortom

Benue state governor Samuel Ortom has accused the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore of being behind the killings in Benue state that has lefts scores of people dead. Ortom while speaking…

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Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba, Plateau victims don’t need Buhari’s sympathy, they need justice’ – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate Profesor Wole Soyinka says victims of violent clashes in Benue, Plateau, Taraba and Nasarawa states don’t deserve sympathy but justice.   Soyinka who spoke today in Lagos said…

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Ortom begs Buhari for loan to pay workers salary

Benue state governor Samuel Ortom has subtly begged President Muhammadu Buhari for a ‘soft loan’ to enable him pay salaries of civil servants in the state.   Ortom made the…

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Benue killings: ‘Buhari’s comments on IGP shows he is sincere’ – APC

The All Progressives Congress APC has reacted to yesterday’s revelation by President Muhammadu Buhari that he was not aware the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris flouted presidential order for…

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Benue Plans another Mass Burial for Victims of Herdsmen Killings on Friday

Benue State Government has said it will organise another mass burial on Friday for the latest victims of suspected herdsmen attacks in the state.   The first mass burial was…

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Schools shut down in Benue over herdsmen attacks

Twelve nomadic schools in Benue state have been shut down following the wave of attacks by Fulani herdsmen on farming communities in Benue state.   Prof. Bashir Usman, the Executive…

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Osinbajo: ‘Buhari’s visit to Benue, Zamfara will not bring back the dead’

Nigeria’s Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has come out to defend the inability of President Muhammadu Buhari to visit troubled spots of Benue, Zamfara and Yobe states where hundreds of…

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