The governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, has raised the alarm concerning an alleged threat by some members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) led by Nnamdi Kanu to kidnap five Southeast governors.
The Nigerian Army said its troops had destroyed camps abandoned by herdsmen militia in Gbajimba, Kaseyo and Adagu communities in Benue. According to a statement by its Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, the feat was achieved during a patrol. Chukwu said that one motorcycle was recovered from the camp during the operation. He also said that […]
Nigeria Police Force said on Tuesday that it lost nine of its operatives to the herdsmen invasion in Benue and Nasarawa States since the beginning of its operation in the two states. The Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operation), Joshak Habila, disclosed this to newsmen on Tuesday at the Benue State Police Command headquarters. Habila […]
The Coalition of Northern Groups has asked the Federal Government, to declare a state of emergency in Kaduna, Benue, Taraba and Plateau states until normalcy returns. The coalition also urged the Federal Government to suspend all existing political structures in the affected states and replace them with sole administrators. The spokesman for the coalition, Abdulazeez […]
Three people have been killed and several others injured in attack on Tukwa village in Logo Local government are of Benue State on thursday night, police have confrmed. A spokesperson for the Command, ASP Moses Yamu, while confirming the incident, said, “We received a report of an attack on Tsukwa on Thursday around 7.30 pm, […]
It was reported that Nigerian Army had discovered a base used by armed militias group, terrorising Benue , Nasarawa and Taraba states at Tor -Dunga Town in the Katsina – Ala Local Government Area of Benue State . The Nigerian Army also made it clear that they arrested a native doctor , Tordue Gbera known […]
Asian company, Lee Group, have indicated interest to partner with the Bauchi government in order to build a rice and wheat factory in the state. This is following successful discussion involving a joint team of both state officials and the investing team after a site inspection tour. Alhaji Aminu Musa, Director General Bauchi State Investment […]
The management National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has announced a new permanent orientation camp for Benue and Taraba prospective corps members of Batch B, Stream II programme. Few days ago, NYSC postponed camping in Benue because of the ongoing crisis in the northern state, a decision which affected Taraba deployed members too. However, the corps […]
The humanitarian crisis in Benue State and other distressed communities may worsen as officials of the National Emergency Management Agency have threatened to embark on strike over the non-payment of their allowances, among other issues. The threat was contained in a letter written by the Secretary-General of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, […]
A soon-to-wed man simply identified as Adakole is currently between life and death after allegedly taking insecticide following the alleged crash of Ponzi scheme, Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox, famously known as MMM.
By Philips Sunday Benue, (AN24) – Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Sunday, invaded the Nenzev ward in Logo Local Government Area, (LGA), of Benue state, killing 6 persons.
By Philips Sunday Makurdi, (AN24) – The local government elections in Benue state which was to hold in September 3, 2016, has been suspended due to lack of funds.