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Former Benue State Deputy Governor, Steven Lawani, has picked the Benue South Senatorial ticket to contest the 2019 election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue has ordered the direct disbursement of the N14.9 billion Paris Club refund to beneficiaries.
The Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has directed the state Ministry of Finance to immediately commence the payment of salary arrears, pensions and gratuity from the Paris Club refunds recently received by the state.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, washed his hands off the suit seeking the proscription of Fulani herdsmen as a terrorist organisation.
The governor announced his defection during a meeting with elected local government chairmen and councillors on Wednesday at the Government House Makurdi, hours after protesting youths barred him from travelling to Abuja to attend the APC reconciliation meeting.
Governor Samuel Ortom has stated that no matter how long it took, ranching as the best method of animal husbandry will eventually be accepted nationwide.
The Defence Headquarters says 35 militia herdsmen have been neutralized, while one soldiers paid the supreme price and another one missing in the “Operation Whirl Stroke’’ in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara states.
Archbishop Adewale Martins will on Tuesday, May 22, lead Catholic faithful in the Lagos Metropolitan See on a peaceful march to protest persecution of the church and other killings in Nigeria by suspected Fulani herders and the Boko Haram terrorists.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State said on Monday that only five of the 23 Local Government Areas of the state were free from attacks by herdsmen.
No fewer than five persons were late Saturday night feared killed and over 20 others injured when suspected herdsmen attacked Tse Agagbe, in Sengev Council Ward of Gwer West LGA of Benue State.
Benue State Acting Governor, Engineer Benson Abounu warns those creating panic with alarms of attacks on innocent people in Makurdi and other towns of the state to desist from the act and instead help security agencies to guarantee peace.
The Senate has called on the federal government to declare a state of emergency in Benue State and other states facing deadly violence.
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned Tuesday’s killing of two Catholic priests and 17 other worshippers, during a church service in Benue State by armed herdsmen, saying that the action was not only despicable but unheard of in the history of this country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to apprehend the killers two Catholic priests, Rev Fathers Joseph Gor and Felix Tyolaha, who were murdered in Mbalom community, Gwer West Local Government Council of Benue early today.
Drug baron Joaquin “El Chapo“ Guzman’s defense told his New York trial on Tuesday that his cartel bribed Mexican presidents, painting the absent co-defendant as a ruthless criminal who murdered in cold blood.
The violence which drove 700,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar into Bangladesh was "without excuse", US Vice President Mike Pence told Aung San Suu Kyi in stinging comments on a summit sideline on Wednesday.
A 37-year-old man, Matthew Uduaka, who allegedly aided the escape of a suspect, Nancy Uduaka, was on Wednesday, docked by the Police at a Badagry Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.
Dr Yemi Popoola, a Livestock Specialist at the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, says snail farming is a very profitable means of livelihood.
The Ogun State Traffic Compliance And Enforcement Corps (TRACE) has urged the motoring public and other road users to be safety conscious, in order to stem road crashes during the yuletide period.
Police in Ethiopia say they have discovered a mass grave with 200 bodies near the border between the Somali and Oromia regions of the country.
The Sagamu-Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway reconstruction will be completed by 2021, the contractor, Julius Berger, has said.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has left for the United States of America after his quizzing over the weekend by the Department of State Services.
Nigeria’s 3, 050 megawatts Mambilla Power Plant will cost $5.72 billion, Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, has said.
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has confirmed that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Kenya and Sierra Leone will not take place in Nairobi on Sunday.