News - Benue State

Mbalom Killings: Makurdi Catholic Diocese Demands Apology

1 year ago /
Nation 

The catholic bishop of Makurdi diocese Most Reverend Wilfred Anagbe is demanding an apology from those trying to change the true narrative about April’s killing of two priests and seventeen parishioners in Mbalom, Gwer-east local government of Benue state. 

Benue Govt Accuses Akume Of Changing The Benue Massacre Narrative

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Benue state government says it is now clear that the recent changing narrative on the Benue massacre as well as conquest and occupation agenda is a fabrication of one of its senators, George Akume who is the leader of the All Progressives Congress in the state.

Benue PDP Alleges Neglect Of The Army

1 year ago /
Politics 

The Benue State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as sad and humiliating, the recent massacre of dozens of Nigerian Army troops by Boko Haram at Metele in North-East Nigeria.

Federal Government On Dualization Of Keffi/Makurdi Road

1 year ago /
Nation 

The federal government has flagged off the dualization of Keffi/Makurdi express road covering about two hundred and twenty (220) kilometers.

Ortom Urges Buhari To Caution Aides Against Unguarded Utterances

1 year ago /
Nation 

Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to caution his aides against unguarded, inflammatory statements that could rekindle the embers of discord among ethnic nationalities.

There Are No Sacred Cows In My Administration's Anti-Corruption Campaign – Buhari

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says there are no sacred cows in his administration's anti-corruption campaign.

Over 150,000 Displaced Persons Return Home In Benue, Nassarawa, and Taraba – Military

1 year ago /
Nation 

The joint military  operation whirl stroke says it  has recovered a total  of fifty seven weapons, twenty seven AK 47 rifles and one thousand three hundred and  eleven rounds of ammunition  with over a hundred and fifty thousand  internally displaced  persons back home in Benue, Nassarawa and Taraba state within six months of its operation. 

Those Who Wanted To Impeach Me Have Been Forgiven – Ortom

1 year ago /
Nation 

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, says he has forgiven those who plotted to illegally impeach him as governor.

Court Vacates Order Restraining Benue Assembly From Sitting

1 year ago /
Nation 

A Makurdi High Court presided over by the Chief Judge of Benue State, Justice Aondover Ka'kaan, on Monday vacated the interim order restraining the Speaker of the State Assembly, Titus Uba and 21 other members from holding sittings in the Assembly Complex.

Re-Election: Ortom Picks Mark, Suswam As Campaign Council Members

1 year ago /
Politics 

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has inaugurated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Council for the Ortom/Abounu Governorship Campaign Organisation.

Nigeria’s Growing Rape Problem

1 year ago /
Nation 

Statistics globally seem to suggest rape cases are on the increase. 

Benue State Government Calls For Investigation Into Killing Of Family

1 year ago /
Nation 

The acting governor of Benue state Benson Abounu has ordered full investigation into the unexplained killing of five members of a family in Makurdi on Friday night.

Rape Victim, Ochanya Ogbanje Buried Amidst Tears

1 year ago /
Nation 

13-year-old girl, Ochanya Ogbanje, who died on October 17 after being allegedly raped by a lecturer of the Benue State Polytechnic, Andrew Ogbuja, and his son, has been buried.

Airforce Chief Charges Personnel On Professionalism

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

The chief of the air staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has charged personnel of the Nigerian Air Force to remain professional and shun all entreaties of partisanship which are capable of truncating Nigeria’s growing democracy.

Fight For Justice For Late Ochanya Comes To Her Home State

1 year ago /
Nation 

Concerned citizens under the umbrella of coalition of civil society groups, non governmental organizations, children, women as well as youth on tuesday took the fight for justice for the late Ochanya Ogbanje to Makurdi the Benue state capital.

Rights Commission Seeks Justice For Ochanya

1 year ago /
Nation  Oddities 

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned in strong terms the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl, Ochanya Ogbanje by one Andrew Ogbuja of Benue state polytechnic and his son, victor Ogbuja, which incident led to her death.

Buhari Orders Restriction On Illegal Security Outfits

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigerian President,  Muhammadu Buhari, has ordered the immediate clampdown on all illegal security outfits in the country.

Armed Militia Attack Zaki Biam, Kill 3

1 year ago /
Nation 

A Policeman, along with a woman and a child were reportedly killed while three other persons were seriously injured on Thursday in an intense gun duel between armed Shitile Militia aka Ghana Boys and security forces in Zaki Biam town of Ukum Local Government of Benue State.

Nigerian Navy Training Units Urged On Cordial Civil/Military Relations

1 year ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Navy has reminded its training units across the country to be highly professional in their operation and readily maintain cordial relations with its host and other communities.

Benue To Host World Bank Assisted Pilot Vocational Scheme

1 year ago /
Nation 

Benue state has been selected by the federal ministry of education in collaboration with the World Bank to represent the north central zone in a pilot vocational advocacy scheme which will focus on strengthening her already existing technical institutions with the aim of providing employment.


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