Today's Headlines: Herdsmen Flee S/E, Invade Benue Communities, Police Confirms IPOB's ESN Killed Gulak
Herdsmen Flee South-East, Invades Benue State Communities Herdsmen Hitherto grazing in the South Eastern part of Nigeria, have reportedly fled the zone and are now settling in some communities in Ogbadigbo, Okpokwu, Ado and other Local Government Areas of Benue state. The invasion may not be unconnected to the current unrest in the South-East or may have been triggered by the resolution of the Southern Governor ban on open grazing, Daily Post reports.
Today's Headlines:Residents Flee As Herdsmen Invade Community In Benue, Wike Speaks On His Successor
(Photo Credit: Google and Vanguard Newspapers.) Residents Flee As Herdsmen Invades Community In Benue. Fulani herdsmen before grazing in the South Eastern part of Nigeria, have reportedly fled the zone and are now settling in some communities in Ogbadibo, Okpokwu, Ado and other Local Government Areas of Benue State.
Pastor Enenche Dedicate Newly Built Dunamis Church In His Village, See Other Facilities Commissioned
In a bid to solve the problems of people living in the rural areas, the general overseer of the Dunamis international gospel centre, Pastor Dr Paul Enenche, has established various basic facilities in Orokam and Okpokwu area of Benue State, he first commissioned the Dunamis Church in his village, Adupi and subsequently commissioned a police station in the same village to meet up with the security situations around the community. However, it seems that was not enough, he went ahead to build a hospital in Ugbokolo
Welcome to where you can get latest news and exciting articles. You can click on the follow button above to get daily news and amazing articles from us. In parts of Idomaland, specifically the south senatorial district of Benue State, there is the rather high attachment to traditional beliefs. In the Idoma speaking tribe of Benue State, women don't cheat in marriage because of the fear of been published by Alekwu’- the spirit of the ancestors. The Idoma people are the second largest ethnic group found in
It's not a news to all the citizens of Benue state that since the creation of Benue state on February 3,1996, nobody from Benue south axis has been elected as governor but all hope are geared towards 2023 to see the chances of having the first idoma governor of Benue state in 2023. The idoma and igeda people of Benue state occupies nine out of the 23 local government area, which are: Agatu , Apa , Obi , Ogbadibo , Ohimini , Oju , Okpokwu , Otukpo and Gboko. While the Tiv people occupies fourteen local government
Following the outbreak of a clash between warring groups of armed robbers and vigilante members, fear now reigns in affected communities. Panic and tension have permeated Okpokwu local government area of Benue State where four persons believed to be natives of Okpoga and Ingle were killed in a clash between a gang of suspected armed robbers and members of the vigilante group in the area. According to Punch, trouble started when the leader of the gang which was been terrorising Okpoga was arrested and detai
The Senator representing the people of Benue South Senatorial District is not only loved by his people. Even strangers to the state are in love with his leadership style and pattern as can be seen in the below. The Igbo Community in Okpokwu LGA of Benue State today, Saturday 27th June, 2020, paid a visit to the Senator representing the good people of Benue South Senatorial District, Comrade Abba Moro, in his Ugbokolo home. The delegation, led by the Eze'Ndigbo, HRH Igwe Obataobie, and Engr. Celestine Ibe, w
The Federal ministry of health is set to purchase three tricycle ambulances for a primary health care center in Benue state at the rate of N13.3 million each, The Nation has reported. This comes to a total of about N40 million According to the report, the information was sourced from the 2020 budget just approved by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Odessessa Primary Health Care (PHC) centre Okpokwu in Benue state was named in the report as the beneficiary of the three tricycles and it it is not stated if it
Three Medical Personnel have been kidnapped along Ichama-Okpoga road in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State. Two medical doctors and a medical record officer. According to an eye witness they were abducted on their way from work at gun point. Following findings, one of the victims family has been contacted and a ransom of 10 Million is being requested by the kidnappers. Police Spokesperson of the state, Catherine Anene (DSP) has confirmed the kidnap and has promised the family and general public th
The state police command has recovered a Reverend Sister who was abducted by gunmen in Ichama in the Okpokwu local government area of Benue State on Friday night. The Reverend Sister was allegedly kidnapped around 11 p.m. on Friday when gunmen stormed a convent in Okpokwu council's Ichama.
A NEW wave of insecurity hit Katsina on Friday night with bandits sacking two villages and killing 30 people. Several houses and some animals were burnt by the marauders. Another gang of gunmen struck in Okpoga, Okpokwu local Government area in Benue State, abducting two doctors. As the situation unfolded on Saturday the Presidency alleged a plot by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to unleash an ‘orchestrated’ protest march against the security service chiefs. It claimed that 2000 peopl
A former Nollywood actress, Ms Grace Agbo, has said that she left Nollywood to pick up a fire fighting job because of her desire to always help those In danger. Agbo, who hails from idoma in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State, said she gas found fulfilment since she started working in the Federal fire Service, Abuja. Speaking in a chat with our reporter in Akure, Ondo State capital, Agbo said featured in several movies like Black out, Mr Potosky, Lost Pride, Deadly Desire, Palace of Sorrow, Ada-Id
The Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19 has concluded plans to conduct a post-mortem on the remains of an unnamed man who was suspected to have died of coronavirus. There had been apprehension in Okpoga community in the Okpokwu Local Government Area of the state when the man, who recently returned from Ghana, fell sick and died while on the way to Abuja for treatment. It was learnt that the victim allegedly began to exhibit symptoms of coronavirus and was taken to the General Hospital, Okpoga, where th
The Idoma Youth Coalition (IYC) has sent a message of sympathy to the people of Odessassa in Ugbokolo, Okpokwu Local Government Areas of Benue State. Several items worth millions of Naira destroyed. The National coordinator of the IYC, Jubril Oche Ekwote on behalf of the group has sent a message to show support for the affected community. Read below: "UGBOKOLO FLOODING; IDOMA YOUTH COALITION SYMPATHIZES WITH THE COMMUNITY. "Just yesterday, our attention was drawn to the flood that is currently ravaging some
Friends, the activities of Fulani herdsmen in Benue State is really getting out of hand. Note that herdsmen have killed innocent people while some have injured as the result of the attacks in the state. It's inline with the above statement of how Fulani herdsmen are attacking people in Benue state, newsmen revealed an update, shows 12 residents have been reported killed following an attack by suspected herdsmen on some communities in Ado Local Government Area of Benue State.
Former Nollywood actress, Grace Agbo revealed that she left movie industry to become a firefighter. The alleged actress who hails from Idoma in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State said that she has found fulfillment since she started working in the Federal Fire Service, Abuja. Agbor spoke in a chat with a reporter in Akure, Ondo State capital, she said her featured in several movies like Black Out, Mr Potosky, Lost Pride, Deadly Desire, Village Don, The Calabash amongst others etc The former Nollyw
Sometimes, grassroots pressure on legislators is the way to effect change in this quid pro quo dispensation of legislative rubber stamp and executive rewards. Legislators of conscience and those sensitive to the sentiments of their constituency are coming out against the outrageous N37 billion National Assembly renovation earmark. Others have remained strategically silent, refusing to declare their stance. They must be pressured to publicly disclose where they stand on the issue. I am glad that my friend an
Benue Supervisory Commissioner for Health, Dr Godwin Oyiwona says instances of Yellow Fever sickness have been accounted for in three Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. Oyiwona unveiled this at the banner off of immunization against yellow fever on Monday in Makurdi. He said the illness which had coursed around 20 deaths so far in Ogbadibo, has now spread to Okpokwu and Ado neighborhood government regions of the state. He noticed that the fast spread of the illness in the state-required prompt therapeutically