Mass Burial: Osinbajo, Amaechi Weep In Benue

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Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi could not hold back their tears during the mass burial of two Catholic Priests, Rev Fathers Joseph Gor, Felix and 15 others in Benue on Tuesday. They were among those killed by gunmen believed to be herdsmen in Gwer East LGA of the state Read More

Okorocha, Ortom, Ogbeh, Ministers, Senators Lose Out

2 weeks ago Admin 0
As reactions continue to trail last Saturday’s ward congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country, results of the exercise show that most senators and ministers lost control of the party’s structures in their respective wards. Most governors, however, seized the opportunity to affirm their grip on structures at the grassroots. Among the Read More

Benue Drags Fulani Herdsmen To Court

3 weeks ago Admin 0
The Benue State Government has instituted a case against Miyetti Allah Kauttal Hore and its leadership over the continuous killing of many people in the state. The state governor, Samuel Ortom, who disclosed this yesterday in an interview with newsmen in Makurdi, said the case will cover the 73 persons first killed by herdsmen in Read More

35 killed as herdsmen burn down entire Benue village

4 weeks ago Admin 0
No fewer than 35 persons have been killed and several others still missing after suspected herdsmen attacked Tse Umenger in Mbadwem Council Ward of Guma LGA, Benue State. It was gathered that the heavily armed men, numbering over 50, stormed the village on Tuesday around 7 pm and set the entire village on fire. Our Read More

Defend Yourselves With Stones – Governor Ortom Tells Benue People

1 month ago Admin 0
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday, told the Internally Displaced Persons, who were displaced due to Fulani herdsmen attacks, to go back home and use stones to defend themselves. This, he said, was because he was tired of keeping IDPs in Camps. Ortom explained that killings in the state had become one too Read More

Defend Yourselves Without Carrying Arms – Ortom Tells Nigerians

2 months ago Admin 0
The governor of Benue State, Sam Ortom, says Nigerians should rise up to defend themselves against attackers without necessarily carrying arms. The governor said citizens could use sticks to disarm attackers, recalling that he disarmed robbers armed with seven AK47 in the past. According to him, security matters are not just left in the hands Read More

2019: Ortom Suspends Political Activities In Benue

3 months ago Admin 0
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has suspended political activities in the State. Ortom made this known in an interview on The Osasu Show. He said all political activities in the State remain suspended until a solution is proffered for the clashes between herdsmen and farmers. Benue lost seventy-eight (78) of its citizens to herdsmen when Read More

There Will Be War If Governor Ortom Is Killed – Fani-Kayode

3 months ago Admin 0
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has alleged that there may be a plot to kill Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom. Fani-Kayode, however, warned that nothing must happen to Ortom, or else there will be war. Writing via his official Twitter page, he stated that “this matter has now gone beyond Benue” and “millions from Read More