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Pope Francis on Saturday formally announced the appointment a priest of Makurdi Diocese, Revd Fr. Stephen Beba as “Chaplains to His Holiness” with the title of Monsignor.
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba said, though the local hunters do not have the legal mandate for their operations in the state, his government was at home with their activities because of the worrisome level of insecurity in the area.
Benue State governor Samuel Ortom on Sunday commended his Taraba counterpart Darius Ishaku over peace initiatives aimed at ending the protracted Jukun/Tiv communal crisis in the north-eastern state
The Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Malam Adamu Fika, Wazirin Fika, yesterday went down memory lane about how and why the Forum was formed.
A 10 man delegation raised by Taraba state government to have an interface with stakeholders in Benue state on how to find lasting solution to the perennial Tiv/Jukun crisis, at the weekend briefed the Tor Tiv, Prof James Ayatse, on the peace efforts initiated by Governor Darius Ishaku.
The Paramount ruler of the Tiv nation, His Royal Majesty (HRM), the Begha U Tiv, Prof. James Ortese Iorlumun Ayatse, Tor Tiv V, at the weekend, expressed his displeasure over the continued killing of Tiv people in Taraba state.
Kaduna-based cleric and president of the United Church of Christ in Nations, popularly known as HEKAN, Reverend Amos Kiri, has lamented that Nigerians are no longer safe on their farms, on the roads and even in their homes, hence the need for government to be proactive in bringing those aiding, abetting or physically participating in heinous crimes to book.
Speaking with State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Ortom said “We came at the instance of the vice president to discuss the lingering problem between Benue and Ebonyi states in particular between Agila in Benue and Ngbo in Ebonyi.
Several people have been reported missing, with many houses and other property burnt in an early morning attack on villages in Donga local government area of Taraba State, barely 48 hours after the signing of a peace accord by Jukun and Tiv stakeholders to end the five-month-old conflict between the two ethnic groups.
Barely 48 hours after signing a peace accord to end the five-month crisis between Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups in Taraba State, a Jukun militia group attacked a community in Donga Local Government Area of the State.
As the world marks international day for peace today, the DEPHEE Peace and Community Development Initiative, an NGO, and the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on the government and warring factions in Taraba State to end the ongoing communal clashes between the Jukun and Tiv in the southern part of the state.
The Conference of Benue Journalists (CBJ) on Sunday expressed satisfaction on President Muhammadu Buhari’s timely intervention to provide a lasting solution to the age-long communal violent clashes between the Jukun and Tiv people of Taraba.
The Tiv Youth Organization (TYO) has urged the Taraba State House of Assembly to immediately commence an impeachment process against Governor Darius Ishaku over his alleged unguarded, inciting and unpatriotic statements during the security meeting between Benue and Taraba states chaired by Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, yesterday in Abuja.
The Presidency has said that the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation will participate in Wednesday’s Benue and Taraba States stakeholders’ meeting aimed at addressing the lingering Tiv/Jukun crisis.
It has become obvious to most Nigerians that criminals have overwhelmed the Nigerian security architecture. A number of things happened last week to make this message stronger. Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State met with representatives of the bandits in his state.
United States’ captain Tiger Woods has decided to sit out Saturday morning’s fourball matches against the Internationals at the Presidents Cup.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo alongside 53 others were nominated.
An 18-year-old man, Sodiq Shehu, who was allegedly caught with a locally-made pistol and a cutlass at night was charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday.
Europe’s most in-demand transfer target Erling Braut Haaland wants to move to Manchester United, according to The Telegraph.
Liverpool have confirmed that Jürgen Klopp has signed a new contract which will keep him at Anfield until 2024.
A high court in Yola on Monday sentenced a fake medical doctor, Ibrahim Mustapha, to 10 years imprisonment for using forged medical certificate for practice
The Commandant General of VGN, Mohammed Usman-Jahun, stated this in Abuja while speaking with newsmen on his Victory at the Court of Appeal, sitting in Kaduna as the duly elected Commandant General of Vigilante Group of Nigeria.
Chairman of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema, was at the weekend bestowed with a prestigious honour of Most Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Napoli have sacked manager Carlo Ancelotti less than three hours after he guided them into the Champions League knockout stages.
The Katsina State Government has spent over N208 million on the payment of WAEC examination fees for 21,589 candidates in 2019.