News - Benue residents

Fayose Faults FG, Security Agencies Handling Of Benue Killings

2 months ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has faulted the Federal Government’s response mechanism and poor handling of the herdsmen killings in Benue State. Fayose said contrary to the believe in some quarters that the Anti-Grazing Law implemented by the state government was responsible for the killings, the Federal Government’s handling of security...

Benue Residents Take Protest To National Assembly

3 months ago /
Nation 

Some indigenes of Benue State have taken their search for justice for victims of herdsmen killings to the National Assembly. They took their protest to the legislature, occupying the entrance of the National Assembly, on Thursday, 48 hours after both chambers of the lawmakers debated the issue. The protesters demanded that both...

Nigerians React As Benue Govt Buries Attack Victims

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nigerians on Thursday wept as dozens of Benue residents who were killed in an attacked by alleged herdsmen on New Year’s day were being buried. The state government held a mass burial for the victims with many gathered to witness the sad occasion. With the day being labeled as a ‘Black Thursday’...

I Warned Ortom Against Open-Grazing Ban – Lalong

3 months ago /
Nation 

 Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, says he warned his Benue State counterpart, Samuel Ortom over the promulgation of the anti-open grazing law. Governor Lalong who was in the State House to see President Muhammadu Buhari, says his recipe for tackling the herdsmen/farmers clashes is ranching and not anti-grazing laws. “I told the...