13 killed in Benue traditional stool tussle
No fewer than 13 persons were in the early hours of yesterday killed by suspected militias over a chieftaincy tussle at Ukpogo-Edikwu community in Apa council area of Benue State.
Isolate suspected cases instead of sending them to North, Zamfara tells Osun
The Zamfara State government has described comment credited to Deputy Chief of Staff to the Osun State Governor, Adeyanju Abdullahi Biniyo, in which he claimed to have returned Zamfara indigenes to their home state as “dangerous and in bad taste.”
High court refutes alleged plot to frustrate acting CJ’s appointment
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has dismissed claims of alleged plans to frustrate the appointment of Justice John T. Tsoho as substantive Chief Judge (CJ) of the Federal High Court.
Stakeholders urge youths in Taraba, Benue crisis to sheath swords
Stakeholders have urged youths in the recent inter-ethnic crisis between communities in Taraba and Benue states to, as a matter of urgency, sheathe their swords and embrace peace.
Taraba, Benue deputy governors move to end Tiv/Jukun clashes
At last, the much-desired peace between the Tiv and the Jukun, which Governors Darius Ishaku of Taraba State and Samuel Ortom of Benue failed to achieve before leaving the country for holidays, is about being realised by their deputies. Deputy governor of Taraba, Haruna Manu, and his Benue counterpart, Benson Abounu, in the absence of…
‘Electoral body, security agencies conspired to scuttle Benue South peoples’ wish’
Deputy Governor of Benue State, Benson Abounu has said he suspects conspiracy between security agencies and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s ad-hoc staff to frustrate the wish of Otukpo people. Abounu, who stated this in Otukpo, while speaking with newsmen, said unknown gunmen snatched election materials for Idabi Polling Unit in Okete Council Ward on…
Paris Club Refund: Benue begins payment of salary tomorrow
Benue Acting Govenor, Engr. Benson Abounu has directed the Ministry of Finance to commence payment of two months arrears of salaries, pensions and gratuities tomorrow, 29 October 2018.
Benue, Taraba seek funding for boundary agency
The Federal Government have been urged to empower the National Boundaries Commission to support the demarcation of the inter state boundary between the Benue and Taraba states.
Benue seeks loan to pay workers’ salary aside Paris Club refund
The Acting Governor, Benson Abounu, yesterday while fielding questions from journalists at Benue People’s House after a meeting with labour leaders in the state, stressed that payment of workers salaries is an uphill task for the state.