News - Benue State

Nasarawa Seeks Air Patrol Of Its Borders

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa state government has called for regular air surveillance and patrols around border communities of the state and Benue state to contain ongoing security challenges.

Gov, Police Seek Improved Intelligence Gathering

4 days ago /
Security 

The Nigerian police has called for improved information and intelligence gathering between the police force and the general public for pro-active intervention on security issues.

 

Killings: Police Recover 10 Bodies In Benue Villages

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Police in Benue State, on Friday, said they have recovered 10 bodies suspected to be that of the victims of an attack, scattered around bushes in some villages in the state.

Benue Federal Lawmakers Want Herdsmen Designated As Terrorists

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Caucus in the House of Representatives wants the Nigerian Government to designate the herdsmen as a terrorist group.

Troops Intercept Armed Herdsmen In Benue

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says its troops deployed in exercise Ayem a Kpatuma have intercepted large number of armed herdsmen in Asom village, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State following a tip off.

Buhari Condoles With Audu Ogbeh

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, over the passing of his younger brother, Clement Ogbeh.

Governor Ortom Says Nigerians Have A Right To Defend Themselves

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, says it is not out of place for a people to defend themselves in the face of attacks.

Police Withdraws Orderlies Attached To VIPs

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria police is to reduce the number of policemen attached to political and public office holders in view of the current security challenges.

Troops Arrest 12 Herdsmen

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Army says troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade presently taking part in the Exercise  AYEM A- KPATUMA have arrested eighteen herdsmen engaged in destructive activities on the farmlands in parts of Benue state. 

Benue Gives Mass Burial To Another Set Of Victims Of Herdsmen Attacks

1 month ago /
Nation 

It was another day of mass burial in Benue state north-central, Nigeria after the killings on March 5 in Okpokwu local government area of the state.  

Reaction Trial IGP’s Non Compliance With Presidential Order

1 month ago /
Nation 

Reactions have continued to trail the alleged disobedience to presidential order by the IGP Idris Ibrahim during the January crisis in Benue State, North Central Nigeria.

Buhari Ends One-Day Visit To Benue

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Mohammadu Buhari on Monday paid a one-day visit to Benue State as part of his visit to troubled states.  

Killings: Convince Your People That We Are Doing Our Best, Buhari Implores Benue Leaders

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to leaders of various groups in Benue State to convince their constituents that the Federal Government is doing its best to end the recurring attacks by armed herdsmen in various parts of the country.

Benue Herdsmen Attacks, Threat To Food Security – Ortom

1 month ago /
Nation 

Benue State Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom has said that the sustained attacks on Benue communities by suspected herdsmen, is a potential recipe and catalyst for food insecurity.

Fayose Condemns Killings In Benue, Taraba, Accuses FG Of Insincerity

1 month ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has again accused the Federal Government of paying lip service to the fight against insecurity in Nigeria.

PDP Slams President Buhari’s Planned Visit To Violence Ravaged States

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it considers President Muhammadu Buhari’s plan to the states where Nigerians have been victims of a killing spree as an afterthought and a fresh device to further hoodwink the people ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Nine Arrested Over Murder Of Taraba State Assembly Member

1 month ago /
Security 

Nine persons have been arrested by the Nigerian army and the department of state security in connection with the kidnap and Murder Ofa Taraba state house of assembly member, Hosea Ibi.

Buhari Meets 13 APC Governors In Daura

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, met with 13 governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Daura, his country home, Katsina State, North West Nigeria. The President and the governors were earlier scheduled to meet at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, but the meeting was rescheduled for Daura due to Buhari’s...

Reps To Probe NEMA Over Alleged Mismanagement Of N17bn

2 months ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives on Thursday ordered its committee on emergency and disaster preparedness to probe the financial operations of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).This is following an allegation that the agency has been unable to account for the sum of N17 billion which it has received so far.The resolution...

Alleged N10 Million Bribe: Group Issues 48hrs Ultimatum To IGP

2 months ago /
Nation 

The National Council of Women Society (NCWS) has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, asking him to make public the outcome of the investigation into an alleged N10 million bribe case involving the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr Ayilara Olukayode.Olukayode, who is the...


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