Today's Headlines: Herdsmen Allegedly Invade Yoruba Settlement In Benue, Twitter Deletes Buhari's Tweet
Fulani Herdsmen Kill At Least 60 People In Benue Community The series of Attacks Lunched by Unknown gunmen, IPOB and Herdsmen is becoming alarming. Recently, The Deputy Governor of Benue State, Engr. Benson Abounu has disclosed that an attack by Fulani herdsmen during the last weekend in a community in the state claimed no fewer than 60 lives.
Ahead of the next general election that will enable Nigerian to vote for the candidate of their choice as governor, senator and even president, the available indication has shown the these two loyal Deputy Governor's may likely succeed their Boss to become governor's. 1. Philip Shaibu
1. Bisi Egbeyemi (77) Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi ( born on 8th may, 1944) is a Nigerian politician and legal practitioner who currently serves as the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Nigeria. Egbeyemi was appointed Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General in Ekiti State (2002-2003) and also served as the Director of Odua Investment Company Limited between 2010 and 2014.
By Oga Ede Given the frequent attack on hapless rural Benue people by Fulani herdsmen militia, Governor Samuel Ortom has called on the Benue people to remain vigilant even as he reaffirmed his belief in one united Nigeria. The governor spoke today at the 2021 Democracy Day Inter-denominational Church Service organised by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Benue State Chapter in conjunction with the Benue State Government held at First Baptist Church, Makurdi.
The state government of Benue has stated its willingness to collaborate with Belgium in the development of economically viable sectors of the state's economy. Viewing photos in the app might save up to 80 percent on data use. Governor Ortom stated that his administration is willing to collaborate with Belgium in the areas of agriculture, commerce, and investment today at the Benue Peoples House in Makurdi, where he hosted Belgian Ambassador to Nigeria Mr. Daniel Bertrand.
Special forces have apprehended 73 youths along with 47 motorcycles during their journey from Nasarawa to Imo State. Information regarding the arrested suspects was revealed by the Deputy Governor of Benue State, Benson Abounu during an interview with Channels TV. You may recall that there has been a significant rise in insecurity experienced in some parts of the country.
By Akase Jude The Benue Agro Networking Cooperative (BANC) Union today Conferred the title of the "Benue Cooperativism Grand Patron" title on Governor Samuel Ortom. The Union also Conferred the title of the "Benue Cooperativism Czar" to the wife of the Governor, Her Excellency Mrs Eunice Ortom PhD and His Excellency the Deputy Governor, Engineer Benson Abounu as "Benue Cooperativism Ambassador"
Military Troops of 72 Special Force Brigade, Nigeria Army, Makurdi, have confirmed the news that they intercepted 73 young men traveling to the East from Nasarawa. According to the Nigerian Army, the arrested young men were heading to Imo State, but their vehicles were stopped at Agan Toll Gate within the Benue capital by the Army together with 47 motorcycles belonging to them.
The Benue State Government has expressed it's readiness to partner Belgium in the development of viable sectors of the state economy. Speaking today at the Benue Peoples House Makurdi,when he received the Belgian Ambassador to Nigeria Mr. Daniel Bertrand, Governor Ortom said his administration is ready to partner with Belgium in the area of agriculture, trade and investment.
Major Hamza Al Mustapha has revealed how late. Gen. Sani Abacha died disregarding the story of how he was poisoned to death after eating an apple. The former chief security officer explained that he died due to an illness he encountered after shaking hands with President Yasser Arafat in Palestine.
The Nigerian Army intercepted 5 trucks transporting 73 young men from Nasarawa to Imo State. They were intercepted at the Agan Tollgate within Benue Capital. According to Daily Post reports, the trucks transporting these young men from Nasarawa to Imo State also contained 47 motorcycles. Similarly, it was confirmed that sacks of minerals which was loaded at Plateau were also found in the trucks.
Governor Samuel Ortom has inaugurated the Benue State Steering Committee on Covid-19 Preparedness and Response Project Committee (CoPREP) with a charge to members to work assiduously to stem the tide of infection and transmission of the dreaded Corona Virus in the State. The inauguration was done today at the Benue People's House, Makurdi.
Benue State Deputy Governor, Engr. Benson Abounu today inaugurated the state Road Safety Advisory Council with a charge to members to do all within their powers to bring down the level of road accidents in the state as well as deaths arising from such accidents. The event took place at the Benue People's House, Makurdi.
Benue State State Deputy Governor, Engr. Benson Abounu has disclosed that the COVID-19 pandemic has shattered the world economies and worsened global food insecurity, affecting the vulnerable households in almost every country, with its impacts expected to continue through 2021 and beyond. He said that the pandemic raises the alarm on the urgent need to transform the world's food systems and rethink rapidly how we produce, process, market, consume our food and dispose our waste.
Tanko Beji, the Niger Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been re-elected during the party's state congress, which finished on Sunday and was attended by hundreds of delegates. At the conclusion of the congress, which took place on Sunday at the PDP secretariat in Minna, Mr Benson Abounu, Chairman of the congress committee and Deputy Governor of Benue State, announced the decision.
Channels Television Runs Out of Airtime during An Interview with Benue State Deputy Governor A video has emanated where Channels Television station ran out of airtime in a middle of an interview with the Benue State Deputy Governor, Engr Benson Abounu. This took place on Tuesday on Channels Television's morning programme, Sunrise Daily.
During the weekend, suspected Fulani Herdsmen killed nothing lesser than 60 people residing in Izzi, Ekile Ward of Aro Local Government Area of Benue State while many were displaced from their houses. The attack was reportedly carried out in 4 different communities which include Obakoto, Ndobasi, Ndokem and Ataloga.
Governor, Samuel Ortom of Benue State and the State Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP today met with 21 gubernatorial aspirants of the party and told them to work for the common purpose of the party. The meeting took place at the New Banquet Hall of Benue Peoples House, Makurdi.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State today after a meeting with 21 gubernatorial aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party in the State said stakeholders and the party would work towards producing a consensus candidate but where it fails, free and fair primaries would be conducted to nominate a candidate for the 2023 governorship polls.
Photo Credit: punch.com 73 Men from Nasarawa were stopped by 72 Special Force Brigade, Nigerian Army, Makurdi, Benue State on Monday been 14th June 2021. According to Punch.com the young men said that they were heading to Imo state for Okada business. Soldiers working on intelligent report stopped them at the Agan tollgate, Makurdi saying that the men had with them 47 Bajaj motorcycles in five trucks conveying some minerals from Plateau State to a Port Harcourt-base company.