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President Buhari receives in audience delegation of APC Stakeholders from Benue State in State House on 23rd Nov 2018-5

Group: George Akume never denied herdsmen behind Benue killings

Benue Rescuers’ Vanguard has stated that Senator George Akume had not at any time denied that herdsmen were responsible for the killings in the state.

Benue IDPs return home, thank federal government

Farmers in Logo and Ukum local government areas of Benue State, who were displaced by the protracted crisis with herdsmen, have returned to their villages.

Nigerian military resettles 145,000 IDPs in three states – commander

The Nigerian army has said it has facilitated the return of 145,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their homes in Benue, Taraba and parts of Nasarawa States.

Policeman, two others killed in gunfight in Benue

A policeman and two civilians were killed on Thursday when security forces engaged suspected militias in a gun duel in Benue State.
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Benue guber: Emmanuel Ayua emerges YPP candidate

Emmanuel Ayua, a one-time Speaker of Benue House of Assembly, has emerged the governorship candidate of the Young Progressive Party in the state.

Five feared dead in suspected militia attack on Benue community

The Benue State Police Command has confirmed the death of five persons in Ukum Council area of the state after an attack launched by unknown gunmen.

Governor Ortom: You can’t rig in Benue and get away with it

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has advised those planning to rig the 2019 elections in the state to shelve the idea, warning that no one would subvert the will of the people of the state through rigging and get away with it.

Judge hands off suit seeking to label herdsmen ‘terrorists’

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.

Governor Ortom restates call for Intelligence gathering

Governor Samuel Ortom has restated his call on the people of the state to assist the security agencies to fight crime through intelligence gathering.

Professor Uji: 300,000 students displaced by herdsmen incursion in Benue

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.

Suspected herdsmen kill seven in Benue community

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have killed seven people in Gbeji town, Ukum local government area of Benue State.

Troops arrest suspected cultists, cattle rustlers in Benue

Troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade conducting Exercise Ayem Akpatuma have on Sunday arrested five suspected cultists in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State.

Benue increases ransom on wanted gang leader from N10m to N50m

Benue State Security Council has jerked up the ransom placed on a terror gang leader and most wanted criminal in the state, Mr. Terwas Akwasa, aka Gana, from N10m to N50m.

Police confirm one killing along Benue-Nasarawa border

Newly appointed Commissioner of Police in Benue, Fatai Owoseni, confirmed this during his maiden media briefing yesterday, disclosing that the deceased was one of the officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) who were on an official assignment in the area.

Lawmaker calls for arrest Miyetti Allah leaders over Benue killings

A lawmaker representing Katsina-Ala, Ukum and Logo Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Emmanuel Udende, has condemned in strong terms the wanton killing of over 73 people by Fulani herdsmen in parts of his constituency Logo and Guma in Benue State, even as he accused leaders of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH) of masterminding the attacks, calling for their arrest and prosecution.

NDLEA arrests 175 suspects in Benue

The Benue State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested 175 suspects and seized four tons 145.2545kg of cannabis sativa between January and December this year.

21 Benue LGs face ecological challenges – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that 21 local government areas in the state are facing ecological challenges.

Benue hit by ecological problems – Ortom

Still baffled by the destruction caused by recent floods in Benue state, Governor Samuel Ortom, has said 21 local governments were facing ecological problems.

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The Federal Government has blamed the National Assembly for delays in submitting the 2019 budget estimates.

2019: Adebayo Shittu vows to work against Oyo APC candidate

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