By Barr Terfa Jirgba Let's get certain things straight on the zoning of the 2023 governorship in Benue state once and for all. Those who read my previous essay on this subject would agree that it is my considered view that our Idoma brothers and the Gwer Ruling House in Tiv land be given a chance to occupy the state's number one seat.
An abandoned male child was Wednesday 30/6/2021 received by Gwer local government council Chairman, Hon Emmanuel Ortserga from the hands of the officers of the Nigeria police headquarters, Aliade and handed over to the social welfare unit of the council headed by Mr Emmanuel Atoba for proper care.
Catholic Diocese of Makurdi have been thrown into a state of confusion as an unknown fire ravaged some buildings of the famous Mount Saint Michael Secondary School Aliade, in Gwer west Local Government Area of Benue State.
By Samuel Allen Zenke An Elder State man engaged me earlier today when I visited a friend's Barbershop about 2023, Gwer, Jechira and Kwande. We don't know each other from our past except on Facebook (so he said), infact, he didn't even tell me his name (although, I asked him). Immediately I was greeted by a friend by my full name "Samuel Allen Zenke" He turned to me and said "Chor-or ne, va se lan" (you this hard man, come let's chat/talk). It wasn't up to 2 minutes, and we were talking as if we had known
It was a moment of confusion and great mourning on Thursday at Akpachayi-Oju community in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State as a 33 years young man identified as Sunday Agida Paul, hacked his aged mother to death with an axe. The young man who in the past had a history of mental illness has alleged that his mother used his brain for ritual in order for his brethren to get rich and that has been the reason for his continuous suffering. Mr. Sunday has a wife with two children. He is a peasant farmer
3 Lessons To Learn From The Man That Set Himself Ablaze Because He Was Paid 3 Years Allowances People don't know the value of life, that is why they intentionally take their lives without turning back, while there are those seeking good health. The rate of suicide in the country is so alarming and pathetic, but I believe God will continue to guide and protect us in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ Amen. A young man identified as Aondona Yaga who is a casual staff at Gwer east local government areas, Aondona
Troops neutralized bandits ,recover arms in Northern states region (See photos) Image; Souced from twitter ,used for illustration . In continuation to wipe out evil crimes of armed bandits in Northwest and other region of North central Zone .The troops under the coordination of Lieutenants General Yusif Tukur Burutai has recorded tremendous success against the criminal armed bandits in Northern states region of Katsina ,Kaduna and other areas of North central zone . In a latest update released by Nigerian
After consulting the Lobi and Sankera traditional councils, Dr Paul Angya and his team were today at the residence of the Tor Gwer, HRH Chief Julius Aondoana to seek the support and royal blessings of the Gwer traditional council.
Bad news coming from my hometown of Aliade reveals worrisome tragedy of violent cult killings. Great youths with prospects of creating lasting impact in our society have called for war against one another, shooting and butchering themselves in such an inhuman manner. Since I got the report from reliable sources of the number of deaths so far and the danger these clashes pose to the overall peace of Gwer local government, it has angered me to insomnia. How should lives, created by God Almighty be wasted this
Udughkwagh John-Dyllar Msughter born and brought up in Makurdi, Took interest in fine art work at a little age and have really made alot of people WOW with his work Both local and international at large with an Art name #JohnDyllarArt His from Gwer west local government of Benue state. He is currently
The leading Gwer/Gwer West House of Representative's contender on the platform of APC, Arc.Achado Asema has donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons' (IDP) Camps in Gwer West local government area.The camps where the items were donated to are Naka, Aondona and Agagbe.
Bushmeat is usually a traditional delicacy and meat of choice especially when prepared with egusi soup to be eaten with pounded yam, fufu or eba as the case may be. Bushmeat pepper soup taken during raining season and cold weather is a guaranteed remedy for cough and cattarh. Its therefore everyone's happiness to be served bushmeat pepper soup when visiting a friend. In Benue especially among the Tiv tribes bush rat popularly called ''yongu'' is an exceptional delicacy! A Tiv man can go the extra miles to
SAD: See Photos Of The Man That Reportedly Set Himself On Fire Over Unpaid Salaries By Government. Death is painful, but the death of a hardworking government worker due to a high level of depression and frustrations as a result of unpaid salaries is more painful. It's also heartbreaking to hear that he died horrifically as he decided to end his life by setting himself ablaze. This is sad. Ever since the sad incident occurred people have been shocked at the news, and many of his friends and family have been
This is a very sad incident that happen recently in Benue, as a government worker who has not received his salary for 3 years set himself ablaze. As the state of security in Nigeria depreciate daily, as the country battle different sort of challenges, a man in Benue set himself ablaze because he has not been paid for 3 years and there is no hope for him, so he killed himself. A young man identified as Aondona Yaga, who is a young Benue local government staff died on Wednesday morning, December 9 after he set
A worker sets himself on fire in Benue for unpaid wages. A local government official in Benue State, Aondona Yaga, commits suicide by burning himself alive because of unpaid salaries he had not received for 3 years from the government, and because of huge bills he owed people and had to settle, sources said. Yaga was a carefree employee of the Gwer local government secretariat in Aliade until his death, according to the state's neighbourhood media. According to his grandmother, the young man had problems because
The news reaching us is that over 17 people have been reported dead in a fresh attack meted on some places in Benue part of the country.The casualty consists of men, women, and of course children.The attacks took place in two different communities in Gwer local government area of Benue State.
A Civil Servant named Aondona Yaga, has burned himself to death in Benue State following his inability to clear his huge debts as a result of unpaid salary arrears. According to Sahara Reporters, Yaga was a casual staff member at the Gwer Local Government secretariat in Aliade, Benue State. He was not paid his salary allowances for almost three years. His grandmother said the young man had been facing series of financial challenges as a result, he couldn't pay back the money he borrowed from people following
Opinion: Reps Deputy Speaker showed bias for killer herdsmen by quashing petition of Tivs in America
Last Thursday, Mr. Idris Wase, the Deputy Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, publicly shouted down Rep Mark Terseer Gbillah, from presenting a petition on the forceful acquisition of land in his Benue Gwer east/Gwer west federal constituency by herdsmen.
A young staff of Gwer East local government, identified as Aondona Yaga has set himself ablaze and died in Aliade. Eyewitness report says Aondona works as a casual staff at the Gwer local government secretariat, Aliade until his death. According to his grandmother who was seen around his abandoned corpse this morning, life became very miserable for the young Aondona who has not been paid his little allowance as casual staff for close to three years. He took ill and kept looking for money to treat himself until
A Local Government Casual Staff In Benue State died after setting up himself ablaze Over the non-payment of three(3) years allowance. According to report, the staff died on Wednesday morning, the 9th of December, after setting himself on fire. The young man who was a casual staff at the Gwer Local Government Secretariat, Aliade, was identified to as Aondona Yaga. As was gathered from his grandmother who was seen around his corpse, she disclosed that the young man had been facing difficulties due to the fact