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MILITARY

Meet 5 Nigerian Army Generals From Benue State (Photos)

1. Victor Malu Lieutenant General Victor Samuel Leonard Malu was Nigeria's Chief of Army Staff from 1999 to 2001 and Force Commander of the ECOMOG peace-keeping force in Liberia from 1996 to 1998. Malu was born on 15 January 1947 at Katsina-Ala, Benue State. He hails from the Tiv tribe of Benue State.

  1 year ago ago
Meet 5 Nigerian Army Generals From Benue State (Photos)

ACCIDENT

Nine Movie Stars Feared Dead In Auto Crash At A Police Checkpoint in Benue

Information reaching us has it that, about nine upcoming Nigerian Movie Stars, reportedly killed in an accident involving a Tanker and a Bus on Thursday night, around 8pm, when the bus conveying the movie actors stopped at a police checkpoint in Benue State. Report however, revealed that, the accident happened late hours of Thursday, at Ikogwe along Katsina-Ala/Zaki Biam, when the aspiring movie stars based in Zaki Biam were returning from film production in Katsina-Ala, according to report gathered through

  2 years ago ago
Nine Movie Stars Feared Dead In Auto Crash At A Police Checkpoint in Benue

CRIME

Odi/Zaki Biam Massacre: Remembering Hundreds of Innocent Nigerians Killed by Nigeria Army (Details)

Two dates represent the darkest periods in Nigerian history after the Civil War. One is November 4, 1999 when a town in Bayelsa was besieged by Nigerian army which led to killings of innocent people. The other is October 22, 2001 when Nigerian army on reprisal mission killed hundreds of innocent Nigerians. Image: Google The first massacre happened in Odi, a predominantly Ijaw community in Kolokuma/ Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State with a population of 15000 people. The second was carried out in

  2 years ago ago
Odi/Zaki Biam Massacre: Remembering Hundreds of Innocent Nigerians Killed by Nigeria Army (Details)

POLITICS

Breaking News This Afternoon Wednesday, June 10, 2020

1. Bandits Kill 40 Persons In Fresh Attack On Katsina Community A resident told SaharaReporters that the bandits numbering about 200 on motorcycles stormed the community about midnight on Tuesday and carried out the attack till early Wednesday morning without security agencies resisting them 2. VP inaugurates 200,000-capacity Benue yam storage centre Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday reiterated the commitment of Federal Government to rebuild the communities destroyed by armed herdsmen in Benue State.

  2 years ago ago
Breaking News This Afternoon Wednesday, June 10, 2020

ACCIDENT

Nine Teenage Movie Artists Killed In Ghastly Motor Accident In Benue State

There is a very sad news which just broke out. 9 teenage movie artists where were killed in a ghastly motor accident along the Katsina/Ala-Ikyowe road in Katsina/Ala Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue state. According to reports, the dead teenagers were said the crew members of a movie production outfit in Zaki Biam in Ukum LGA of Benue State. The teenagers were on their way back home after taking part in a marketing tour when the bloody accident occurred. According to eyewitness, the accident happened ve

  2 years ago ago
Nine Teenage Movie Artists Killed In Ghastly Motor Accident In Benue State

POLITICS

Sen Akume Lists 24 Projects Of President Buhari In Benue State

President Muhammadu Buhari, according to the Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, George Akume, has completed or is in the process of completing 24 development projects in Benue. Speaking on Friday in Makurdi to Benue APC stakeholders ahead of the party's next state congresses, Akume outlined the projects on his to-do list.

  1 year ago ago
Sen Akume Lists 24 Projects Of President Buhari In Benue State

EDUCATION

Meet Prof Daniel Saror: The 7th Vice-Chancellor, ABU Zaria

Prof Daniel Saror, is a veterinary surgeon, University administrator, teacher, politician, distinguished Abusite and 7th Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He was born on October 9 in Zaki Biam, Benue State. He was educated at Gindiri Boys Secondary School, Plateau State, 1957-1961; Gindiri Higher School, 1962-1963; Georgetown University, Washington DC. He was appointed lecturer 11, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1970; dean Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria,

  2 years ago ago
Meet Prof Daniel Saror: The 7th Vice-Chancellor, ABU Zaria

ECONOMY-FINANCE

All you need to know about Zaki Biam yam market, the current prices of yam and business opportunity.

Zaki Biam is a a town in Ukum local government area of Benue state. Zaki Biam over the years have been know for it's large quantity of yam production. Zaki Biam has a yam market which is known as the largest in West Africa, some people are of opinion that it's the largest in the world though it's has not been proven. Before making a trip to zaki Biam, consider this... Most of the people there doesn't understand English language. The language they speak there is mostly Tiv language and little of pidgin English.

  2 years ago ago
All you need to know about Zaki Biam yam market, the current prices of yam and business opportunity.

POLITICS

The Use Of Okada Has Been Banned In some Benue State Communities, Here's The Reason Behind It

The use of Okada has been the fastest and easy means of transportation in some part of Benue State communities like Katsina-Ala, Ugba, Zaki Biam, Sai, Tor-Donga, Abako and so many other communities in Benue State, Nigeria.

  1 year ago ago
The Use Of Okada Has Been Banned In some Benue State Communities, Here's The Reason Behind It

CRIME

Army Troops Arrests Kidnapper, Rescues 34 Victims In Benue State

The Nigeria army under the Operation WHIRL STROKE recovered many arms and ammunition from arrested kidnappers suspect in Benue State According to Information reported that the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke at Benue State in Igbom village in Nenzev council ward of Logo LGA has just recorded tremendous successes against Kidnap kingpins, in aggressive clearance operation by raid a suspected kidnappers den Area, and following the credible intelligence on the activities of a notorious kidnapper syndicate operating

  2 years ago ago
Army Troops Arrests Kidnapper, Rescues 34 Victims In Benue State

ECONOMY-FINANCE

2021 Ukum Special Yam festival in Benue State - Denen Achusa Writes

In the words of Steve Ayua, Executive Chairman of Ukum Local Government Council (LGC), the local government's potentials especially the yams would have been showcased "to the world, and set the local government on a new enviable pedestal of development." Zaki Biam, the commercial nerve centre of Benue State will be a beehive of activities as the Ukum Special Yam Show kickoff on 10th March, 2021. The three day event will close on 12th March. His Excellency Samuel Ortom, the Executive Governor of Benue State will

  2 years ago ago
2021 Ukum Special Yam festival in Benue State -  Denen Achusa Writes

POLITICS

Darius Ishaku: Taraba’s Digital Governor

It is no longer news that the CoVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the World's economy and thus set it on a state of pandemonium. The pandemic has resulted in the lockdown of several cities, states and even countries of the world. Though some states have been eased from lockdown but it has reaffirmed that the world is a global village and thus the need for the inhabitants to get abreast with it. Few months ago, the Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo visually opened the Yam market in Zaki Biam, he

  2 years ago ago
Darius Ishaku: Taraba’s Digital Governor

SOCIETY

18 Years Old Girl Arrested In Benue State For Allegedly Setting Ablaze Her Boyfriend's House

A young girl of 18 reportedly named as Esther Alex have been accused of setting her boyfriend's house ablaze therefore resulting to burns on the victim's body. This happened in the early hours of Monday, 11th January 2021. This event took place at Zaki Biam in Wadata area of Benue State. Reports gathered that the victim of the event, which is the boyfriend of the girl, had a misunderstanding with her. Neighbours said that Chidinma Omah and Esther Alex have been living together for close to two years and were

  2 years ago ago
18 Years Old Girl Arrested In Benue State For Allegedly Setting Ablaze Her Boyfriend's House

BUSINESS

See states where you can get a tuber of yam at ₦70 in Nigeria.

This states are known for yam production and cheap sales of yam in Nigeria you can probably get a tube of yam at 70 Naira . 1: Zaki Biam, Benue . This is only possible at the largest yam market in West Africa located in Nigeria called "Zaki Biam Yam Market". The Zaki Biam market is believed to be the largest yam market in Nigeria and perhaps Africa, it accounts for 70% of yam cultivated in Nigeria. Buyers from other African countries patronize the market due to the ridiculous prices at which you can purchase

  2 years ago ago
See states where you can get a tuber of yam at ₦70 in Nigeria.

AGRICULTURE

How to make use of Zaki Biam yam season and earn in six digits

Zaki Biam yams are gotten from zaki Biam market in ukum local government area of Benue state. During these ember(ember months) period most of the farmers are desperate to sell their yam produced to meet life demand. Many farmers then bring most of there produced in the market for sales. During these period the rate of supply increase at an increasing rate with few buyers willing to buy, this lead to decrease in yam prices. Benue state in particular is a yam producing state and many indigenous people don't consider

  2 years ago ago
How to make use of Zaki Biam yam season and earn in six digits

POLITICS

The Truths we Nigerians keep away

When they discovered that those of us in the South prefer to shield our looting governors, reps and senators while making bad governance only about President Muhammadu Buhari then they are also at liberty to defend their own. A man whose son is a convicted armed robber lacks the moral right to preach righteousness to father of a pick pocket.  If our agitation begins at home, how beautiful it would have been.  Whenever our kinsman or religious brethren is in power, we go on sabbatical.  When Obasanjo became

  2 years ago ago
The Truths we Nigerians keep away

POLITICS

Another 30,000 APC Member Decamp To PDP In Benue State, And Were Received By Sen. Gabriel Suswam

Another 30,000 APC Member Decamp To PDP In Benue State, And Were Received By Sen. Gabriel Suswam. Indeed it was a great moment in benue State, Following the defection of more than 30,000 members to the People's Democratic Party (PDP), another political whirlwind has swept through the All Progressive Congress camp in Benue State. IDOMA VOICE noted that during a decamping ceremony at Zaki Biam, the APC members joined the PDP on Thursday. The decampees were received by the State Exco, Sen. Gabriel Suswam, and part

  2 years ago ago
Another 30,000 APC Member Decamp To PDP In Benue State, And Were Received By Sen. Gabriel Suswam

AGRICULTURE

Zaki Biam : Inside The Biggest Yam Market In Nigeria And West Africa (Photos)

Indeed, it's no exaggeration that Nigeria is the largest producer of yam in the world, followed by Ivory Coast and Ghana. And according to Food and Agricultural Organization report, in the 80s, Nigeria produced about 18.3 million tonnes of yam from 1.5 million hectares, representing 73.8% of total yam produced in Africa. However, Ukum Local Government in Benue State is Nigeria's largest producer of yam and this locality also house the largest yam market in West Africa. Zakim Biam market is unarguably the biggest

  2 years ago ago
Zaki Biam : Inside The Biggest Yam Market In Nigeria And West Africa (Photos)

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

18 year Old Girl Set boyfriend Ablaze In Benue State

One Mr Chidimma Omah have been allegedly set ablaze by his 18 year old girlfriend in Benue state. The incident was reported to have happened around 2am yesterday (Monday) on Zaki Biam street in the Wadata area of Makurdi, Benue state. Information gathered by punch.ng correspondence states that the young man was rescued and rushed to the federal medical center Makurdi by concerned neighbours after the incident occurred. According to one of the neighbors of the victim who wishes to remain anonymous, the love

  2 years ago ago
18 year Old Girl Set boyfriend Ablaze In Benue State

SOCIETY

18 Year Old Girl Sets Boyfriend On Fire In Benue (Details)

An 18 year old girl has reportedly set her boy friend on fire in Benue state. This, according to reports by The Leadership Newspaper, happened at around 2am on Monday, precisely at Zaki Biam street in Wadata surburb of Makurdi metropolis in Benue State. Recall that some months ago, another of such incident happened, when a young man set a pastor and his assistant ablaze, thinking his girlfriend was with them. However, this unfortunate incident as usual, drew the attention of neighbours and residents of the area

  2 years ago ago
18 Year Old Girl Sets Boyfriend On Fire In Benue (Details)