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"No Amount Of Attacks Will Make Me Reverse The Ban On Open Grazing", Governor Ortom Says

The able governor of Benue state, his excellency Governor Samuel Ortom has come out to show the resilience of his government in terms of tackling the activities of cattle herders in the state and upholding the law banning open grazing in the whole of Benue state. Reporting according to the information we obtained from a reliable source, the governor has come out to state that no amount of herdsmen attacks in his state will make him reverse the ban on open grazing.

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JUSTICE

Today's Headlines:UK Speaks On The Ongoing Protest In Nigeria, Suspected Herdsmen Kill 2 APC Members in Benue

UK Speaks On The Ongoing Protest In Nigeria Amid the ongoing June 12 demonstrations rocking Nigeria’s major cities to mark Democracy Day, the United Kingdom has insisted on Nigerians right to protest. The UK government emphasised the importance of upholding Nigerians’ rights to peaceful protest against bad governance under Buhari’s regime rock major Nigerian cities.

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Today's Headlines:UK Speaks On The Ongoing Protest In Nigeria, Suspected Herdsmen Kill 2 APC Members in Benue

POLITICS

"We've wept enough, and now it's time to act," says Ortom.

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, stated on Saturday that it was past time to stop grieving over the incessant assault on the people of the state by roaming herdsmen. Ortom made this statement at a press conference held in the Banquet Hall of the Government House to mark the beginning of his second year in office in his second term.

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SOCIETY

Today's Headlines:Herdsmen Kill 2 APC Officials In Benue, Okorocha Storms Tonto's Dikeh's Birthday Dinner

Herdsmen Kill Two APC Officials In Makurdi Attack The series of Attacks Lunched by Bandits, Herdsmen and Unknown gunmen is becoming alarming. Recently, The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue state confirmed that two of its officials were among the five persons killed Thursday by suspected armed herdsmen at Zongu Akiki village, Mbalagh Council Ward of Makurdi Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.

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Today's Headlines:Herdsmen Kill 2 APC Officials In Benue, Okorocha Storms Tonto's Dikeh's Birthday Dinner

SOCIETY

Young Nigerians want to end the crisis in Benue state

In recent times, the levels of insecurity in Benue state have been so alarming that the state governor, Samuel Ortom, asked residents to obtain licenses for Dane guns and other weapons to defend themselves. Reportedly, the major driver of insecurity in the state is incessant attacks by herders on farmers, leading to destruction of crops, settlements and loss of lives.

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Young Nigerians want to end the crisis in Benue state

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: Sowore Counters NANS Over Protest, Two APC Officials Killed In Benue By Herdsmen

Sowore Counters NANS Over Protest Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria Omoyele Sowore, a Nigerian human rights activist, has reacted to the National Association of Nigerian Students' decision to postpone its planned protest on June 12th. NANS had planned a protest in all parts of the country on June 12 to protest the deteriorating security situation ravaging the country, particularly the abduction of students in the North and other regions, according to DAILY POST.

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Today's Headlines: Sowore Counters NANS Over Protest, Two APC Officials Killed In Benue By Herdsmen

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: El-Rufai Plans New Strategy to fight insecurity, 2 APC officials Killed in Benue

El-Rufai Plans New Strategy to fight insecurity Photo Credit: Naija News The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai plans to fight insecurity by establishing a drone centre in Kaduna which will spy and gather intelligence reports on bandits in the state. This was disclosed by the Department of State Security (DSS) during the 2021 second quarter meeting of directors of the agency in North-West states on Thursday according to Naija News Reports.

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Today's Headlines: El-Rufai Plans New Strategy to fight insecurity, 2 APC officials Killed in Benue

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kills Two APC Officials In Makurdi, US Speaks On Buhari's Regime

Gunmen Kill Two APC Officials In Makurdi The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue state has confirmed that two of its officials were among the five persons killed Thursday by suspected armed herdsmen at Zongu Akiki village, Mbalagh Council Ward of Makurdi Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.

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Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kills Two APC Officials In Makurdi, US Speaks On Buhari's Regime

POLITICS

DEMOCRACY DAY 2021: Senator Gemade Commends Nigerians For Their Patriotic Disposition

12/06/2021. A Frontline contender for the Governorship position in Benue state , Senator Barnabas Gemade has commended Nigerians for their patriotic zeal ,and commitment to ensure democracy strife in the country. Chief Gemade ,who is contesting under the platform of APC ,said this in a goodwill message to Nigerians as the country mark 21years of Democracy on June 12.

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DEMOCRACY DAY 2021: Senator Gemade Commends Nigerians For Their Patriotic Disposition

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Herdsmen Kill 2 APC Members In Makurdi, Governor Matawalle Speaks On Banditry

Herdsmen Kill 2 APC Members In Nigeria. Recently, the APC chapter in Benue state confirmed that two of their members were killed by herdsmen at "Zongu Akiki" village. (Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers). It's important to know that herdsmen ambushed and killed the five victims while on their way to their respective farms.

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Today's Headlines: Herdsmen Kill 2 APC Members In Makurdi, Governor Matawalle Speaks On Banditry

POLITICS

Check Out One Issue That APC Is Facing In Benue State Ahead Of 2023

The APC is battling with some internal crises in Jigawa State in the northwestern part of Nigeria. The Kazaure Local Government Area chapter of the party declared Mr. Kazaure Gudaji suspended for disrespecting the state governor, Mr. Abubakar Badaru. The issue centred on the local government election in the state with Mr. Gudaji, who is a member of the House of Representatives, accusing the state governor of imposing his own candidates on the party.

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Check Out One Issue That APC Is Facing In Benue State Ahead Of 2023

EDUCATION

Governor Samuel Ortom and The Journey of His Educational Reforms

Education they say is the bedrock of the development of any society, hence when Governor Samuel Ortom in his policy document said he will make tertiary education strong, secondary education stronger and primary education strongest, he meant to ensure that the Benue child receives the best knowledge to compete favourably with their world counterparts.

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Governor Samuel Ortom and The Journey of His Educational Reforms

SOCIETY

Two APC Officials Killed By Suspected Armed Fulani Herdsmen In Makurdi.

All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue state has confirmed the death of two of its officials. The late APC officials were among the five people killed on Thursday by suspected armed Fulani herdsmen at Zongu Akiki town, Mbalagh Council Ward of Makurdi Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue state.

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Two APC Officials Killed By Suspected Armed Fulani Herdsmen In Makurdi.

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: APC Officials Killed By Herdsmen In Makurdi Attack, CBN To Unveil Digital Naira

Photo Credit: Google Two APC Officials Killed By Armed Herdsmen In Makurdi Attack The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue state has confirmed that two of its officials were among the five persons killed Thursday by suspected armed herdsmen at Zongu Akiki village, Mbalagh Council Ward of Makurdi Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.

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Today's Headlines: APC Officials Killed By Herdsmen In Makurdi Attack, CBN To Unveil Digital Naira

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Herdsmen Kill 2 APC Officials In Makurdi Attack, David Umahi Speaks On Insecurity

Herdsmen Kill Two APC Officials In Makurdi Attack The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue state has confirmed that two of its officials were among the five persons killed Thursday by suspected armed herdsmen at Zongu Akiki village, Mbalagh Council Ward of Makurdi Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.

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Today's Headlines: Herdsmen Kill 2 APC Officials In Makurdi Attack, David Umahi Speaks On Insecurity

JUSTICE

Today’s Headlines: Two APC Officials Killed By Herdsmen In Benue, We Won’t Allow Another EndSars experience- Police

BREAKING: Two APC officials killed by armed herdsmen in Makurdi attack The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue state has confirmed that two of its officials were among the five persons killed Thursday by suspected armed herdsmen at Zongu Akiki village, Mbalagh Council Ward of Makurdi Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.

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Today’s Headlines: Two APC Officials Killed By Herdsmen In Benue, We Won’t Allow Another EndSars experience- Police

SOCIETY

APC Members Killed In Fresh Fulani Herdsmen Attack.

Two members of the All Progressive Congress of Benue state have been confirmed dead after being attacked by Fulani herdsmen at Zongu Akiki village, Mbalagh Council Ward of Makurdi Local Government Area, LGA, of the state. They were among the five casualties recorded as the area suffered an ambush in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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APC Members Killed In Fresh Fulani Herdsmen Attack.

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 2 APC Officials Killed By Herdsmen In Makuridi, Buhari Makes New Appointment

2 APC Officials Killed By Herdsmen In Makuridi.Photo Credit: Vanguard The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue state has confirmed that two of its officials were among the five persons killed Thursday by suspected armed herdsmen at Zongu Akiki village, Mbalagh Council Ward of Makurdi Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.

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Today's Headlines: 2 APC Officials Killed By Herdsmen In Makuridi, Buhari Makes New Appointment

POLITICS

Looking into Gov Ortom’s Health Insurance bill and what it would do for Benue people

By Benjamin Ngutsav Health, they say is wealth. A healthy man is a wealthy man. These are very common sayings that are self explanatory: one is only wealthy when he or she is healthy. It is based on this fact that Governor Samuel Ortom in 2019 signed into law a bill for the establishment of Benue State Health Insurance Scheme through which the State Health Insurance Agency is today established.

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Looking into Gov Ortom’s Health Insurance bill and what it would do for Benue people

POLITICS

A new conflict has erupted within the Benue APC, with the group expelling Akume's allies.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) chapter in Benue State has been rocked by yet another issue. This followed a succession of suspensions and re-suspension of members by sections of the party loyal to different party leaders, which culminated in this decision. On Wednesday, some members of the party in Gboko Local Government Area expelled Becky Orpin and Abua Yaji, two loyalists of state party leader and Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume.

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A new conflict has erupted within the Benue APC, with the group expelling Akume's allies.