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Benue Muslims urges federal government to support ranching

The Muslim community in Benue State has urged the Federal Government be steadfast in its support for ranching of livestock especially cattle as earlier endorsed by the National Economic Council (NEC).

Governor Ortom: Benue will vote President Buhari in 2019

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has declared that people of the state will support the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari only if the president’s policies and interests are in line with the yearnings and wishes of people of the state.

Governor Ortom: My re-election not worth spilling of blood

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has stated that his desire to seek re-election in the coming general election is not worth spilling the blood of anyone.

Vice President Osinbajo reassures Benue people of security

Vice President Yemi Osibajo has denied claims that the killings in Benue were the outcome of a planned agenda to eliminate the people.

Benson Abounu: Mercenaries in Benue, plan to attack five villages

The Acting Governor of Benue State, Mr. Benson Abounu, on Wednesday, raised a fresh alarm of impending attacks on Benue communities.

Governor Al-Makura behind killing of Tivs in Nassarawa – Benue leaders

Benue State government has raised an alarm over a fresh plot by armed hired mercenaries to gruesomely attack five major communities in the state.

Livestock Guard: More herdsmen, cattle move into Benue since military exercise

Commander of Benue State Livestock Guard, Alhaji Aliyu Tershaku, has blamed the ongoing Nigeria Army Exercise Ayem Akpatuma (‘Cat Race’) in the State for the current influx of the Fulani Herdsmen into the state.

Miyetti Allah: We are ready to obey anti-open grazing law

Alhaji Danladi Chiroma, the North Central Zonal Chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has said the group is ready to obey the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law and to cooperate with the Benue State Government.

US envoy backs Governor Ortom on ranching

The United States of America Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, yesterday threw his weight behind the anti-open grazing law promulgated by Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State saying ranching remains the best global practice of cattle rearing and should be sustained.

Governor Ortom: I can’t sleep due to herdsmen attacks

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said that he could no longer sleep as a result of the incessant Fulani herdsmen attacks in several communities across the middlebelt state.

Justice Nasir: Unknown forces responsible for Benue killings

The Chairman, Advisory Council of the Ahmadu Bello Foundation, retired Justice Mamman Nasir, has said the insecurity in Benue was created by some unknown forces that were not from the North.

Benue: 60 people killed since January 11 mass burial – Governor Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has disclosed that 60 more people, including policemen and officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), have been killed by Fulani herdsmen in Benue since after the mass burial of the Benue 73 on January 11 this year.

Bodies of Benue New Year attack victims‘ll be given mass burial – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that the 49 dead bodies kept in various morgue in the state would be given mass burial as three days mourning would be observed in preparatory for the burial.

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