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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has announced a state-wide crackdown on criminals, particularly targeted at kidnappers and cultists.
Executive Secretary of Benue State Teaching Service Board (TSB), Prof. Wilfred Uji, has disclosed that over 300,000 school children have been displaced by the incessant Fulani herdsmen invasion of the state since January this year.
Members of the House of Representatives from Benue State on Thursday raised the alarm over fresh killings by herdsmen in the state.
A Makurdi Chief Magistrates’ Court, presided by Justice Isaac Ajim, on Friday, however, remanded seven Fulani herdsmen for open grazing and criminal conspiracy.
Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said over 40,000 persons had been displaced following the recent gunmen attack in Guma and Logo Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.
After it commenced the search for crude oil at the Nasarawa State end of the Benue Trough last week, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday announced that it had started mobilising for oil exploration in the Benue State area of the trough.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has advised those who were yet to register and obtain their permanent voter cards in the ongoing continuous voters registration exercise to do so before the allotted time for the exercise elapsed.
The Federal Government has earmarked N65 billion for the reintegration of ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme.
The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has raised the alarm over the worsening state of roads , especially Federally owned ones across the country. This was even as it condemned the rising wave of harassment of its members by touts, popularly called area boys.
Camavinga has enjoyed a breakthrough campaign under Julien Stéphan, starting all nine Ligue 1 games thus far.
There was anxiety in the Ogbe Hausa area of Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, as a stranger reportedly disappeared with a one-year-old child, Esomchi Oyoke.
The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).
Despite making only a cameo appearance against Brazil, Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi has expressed great satisfaction with the 1-1 result against Brazil in an international friendly on Sunday afternoon.
Buhari, in the letter, addressed to Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, said the money would be used by the state government to settle local debts it incurred as a result of the projects executed on behalf of the Federal Government.
Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has boasted that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) will win next month’s governorship election.
Neymar and Roberto Firmino will spearhead Brazil’s attack during Sunday’s international friendly against Nigeria, according to coach Tite.
The United States ramped up efforts on Friday to persuade Turkey to halt an escalating offensive in northern Syria against U.S.-backed Kurdish forces, saying Ankara was causing “great harm” to ties and could face potentially devastating sanctions.