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A traditional ruler, Chief Tersoo Mbagir, and 30 others, including mourners, were feared dead in a bloody weekend attack on Tongov village close to Amaafu town and Mbasar Gasema community in Katsina Ala local government area of Benue State.
The Benue Police Command has confirmed the killing of four persons in the early hours of Saturday at a burial in Tongov district of Katsina-Ala Local Government Area.
The Governor stated this while closing his case in the suit instituted by Emmanuel Jime, a 2019 governorship candidate, and the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging his re-election at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Makurdi, the state capital.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government’s power sector reforms are already yielding results as steady progress is being recorded in power generation, transmission and distribution capacities on the national grid.
The Police Command in Benue on Friday said the kidnapped Provost of College of Education, Katsina Ala, Mr Tsavwua Gborigyo, has regained freedom.
Governor Samuel Ortom has commended President Muhammadu for placing embargo on the allocation of foreign exchange for the importation of farm produce into the country.
Archbishop Adewale Martins of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos on Thursday condemned the recent attitude where some youths promoted nudity instead of chastity in the name of
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Thursday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the renaming of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, to Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi.
First Lady of Benue State, Mrs. Eunice Ortom, has called on government at all levels to make deliberate effort to ensure youth development in the country through self actualisation.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has urged Nigerians to continue to resist the unpatriotic agenda being put forward by a particular group of people.
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the billing changing the name of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) to Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS).
Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, says politicians are responsible for activities of bandits terrorising the country.
Benue State Government on Tuesday said it would start disconnection of all illegal water connections in the state.
The Committee of Youth on Mobilisation and Sensitisation (CYMS) on Tuesday appealed to youths and students’ organisations in Nigeria to refrain from further planned picketing of South African businesses in Nigeria over xenophobic attacks.
Workers and students of Tiv extraction in the Federal University, Wukari (FUW), Taraba State, have continued to flee from the institution.
Lagos State Government says it is implementing programmes and projects that would upscale fish production and harness the enormous economic opportunities available in the agricultural value chains in the State.
Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.
The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.
The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.
Barcelona and Paris-Saint Germain held talks on Tuesday to discuss Neymar’s prospective return to Camp Nou.
Paris Saint-Germain are open to the idea of a loan deal for Neymar, with a subsequent obligation to buy, as the Brazilian continues to seek a way out of Parc des Princes.
Nigeria winger Moses Simon has joined French Ligue 1 club FC Nantes on a season long loan deal from LaLiga side, Levante.
Hong Kong’s government on Thursday announced an economic support package worth 2.44 billion dollars (HK$19.1 billion) as escalating political protests and the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war weigh heavily on the Asian financial centre.
The Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebu land in Ogun State, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona (Ogbagba II), yesterday received thousands of sons and daughters of Ijebu extraction of the Yoruba race in Ijebu-Ode at this year’s Ojude Oba Cultural Festival/Carnival.