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POLITICS

Benue 2023 Governorship: Kwande Has Dropped Out Of The Race?

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.

  1 year ago ago
Benue 2023 Governorship: Kwande Has Dropped Out Of The Race?

SOCIETY

Benue Council Chairman Receives An Abandoned Child from Police

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.

  1 year ago ago
Benue Council Chairman Receives An Abandoned Child from Police

RELIGION

Makurdi Catholic Diocese Thrown Into Confusion As Fire Razed Mount Saint Michael Secondary School

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.

  1 year ago ago
Makurdi Catholic Diocese Thrown Into Confusion As Fire Razed Mount Saint Michael Secondary School

POLITICS

BENUE GUBER RACE: 2023 and the Politics of Zoning.

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

  1 year ago ago
BENUE GUBER RACE: 2023 and the Politics of Zoning.

CRIME

Tragedy in Benue as Young Man Hacked His Mother to Death.

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

  1 year ago ago
Tragedy in Benue as Young Man Hacked His Mother to Death.

CRIME

2 Lessons To Learn From The Man That Set Himself Ablaze Because He Doesn't Have Money

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

  1 year ago ago
2 Lessons To Learn From The Man That Set Himself Ablaze Because He Doesn't Have Money

MILITARY

Troops neutralized bandits, recover arms in Northern states region (See photos)

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

  1 year ago ago
Troops neutralized bandits, recover arms in Northern states region (See photos)

POLITICS

Dr Angya Visits Gwer Traditional Council, Read What He Says About Anti-Open Grazing Law

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.

  1 year ago ago
Dr Angya Visits Gwer Traditional Council, Read What He Says About Anti-Open Grazing Law

SOCIETY

Benue: I Weep Over The Cult Killings In Aliade - Arc Asema Achado

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

  1 year ago ago
Benue: I Weep Over The Cult Killings In Aliade - Arc Asema Achado

CULTURE

Benue Fine artist Making waves in Makurdi

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

  1 year ago ago
Benue Fine artist Making waves in Makurdi

SOCIETY

Herdsmen Attacks: Arc Asema Achado Donates Relief Materials To IDPs' Camps in Gwer-West LGA

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.

  1 year ago ago
Herdsmen Attacks: Arc Asema Achado Donates Relief Materials To IDPs' Camps in Gwer-West LGA

CRIME

Man kills brother over bush rat meat in Benue

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

  2 years ago ago
Man kills brother over bush rat meat in Benue

POLITICS

SAD: See Photos Of The Man That Reportedly Set Himself On Fire Over Unpaid Salaries By Government.

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

  1 year ago ago
SAD: See Photos Of The Man That Reportedly Set Himself On Fire Over Unpaid Salaries By Government.

SOCIETY

A Government worker in Benue killed himself after he has not been paid for 3 years

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

  1 year ago ago
A Government worker in Benue killed himself after he has not been paid for 3 years

POLITICS

A Benue State Government Official Sets Himself On Fire Over Unpaid Salary

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

  1 year ago ago
A Benue State Government Official Sets Himself On Fire Over Unpaid  Salary

MILITARY

17 People Have Been Reported Dead In A Fresh Attack In Benue State

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.

  1 year ago ago
17 People Have Been Reported Dead In A Fresh Attack In Benue State

CRIME

Photos: Civil Servant sets himself ablaze over unpaid salary arrears in 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

  1 year ago ago
Photos: Civil Servant sets himself ablaze over unpaid salary arrears in Benue State

POLITICS

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.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Reps Deputy Speaker showed bias for killer herdsmen by quashing petition of Tivs in America

SPORTS

Benue: Local Government Staff Sets Self Ablaze In Aliade

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

  1 year ago ago
Benue: Local Government Staff Sets Self Ablaze In Aliade

CRIME

Man Sets Himself Ablaze Over Alleged Non-payment Of Three Years Allowance.

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

  1 year ago ago
Man Sets Himself Ablaze Over Alleged Non-payment Of Three Years Allowance.