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National Biennial Conference In Benue Not For Political Reasons – PFN Insists

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria PFN, has dismissed speculations that the national biennial conference which is to hold in in Benue was for political reasons, insisting that it has nothing to do with the 2019 general elections. Briefing newsmen at the NUJ House Makurdi, the National Secretary of the PFN Apostle Emmanuel Kure, emphasized that […]

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Benue Gov Ortom Denies Attributing Illegal Recruitment To Suswam

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has denied attributing the 2011 illegal employment in the state to his predecessor, Gabriel Suswam. The state government was reacting to the information being circulated that Governor Ortom yesterday attributed the 2011 illegal employment discovered in the Benue State Local Government system to Suswam. Tahav Argezua, Special Adviser to the […]

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Benue Govt Impounds 105 Cows Over Open Grazing

The Benue State Livestock Guards has impounded 105 cows and four sheep caught grazing openly near Akawe Torkula College of Advanced and Professional Studies, Makurdi. Confirming the development, the commander of the Livestock Guards, Linus Zaki, disclosed that one herder, Kunje Saija, was also arrested in the course of the operation. He explained that in […]

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Learn Lessons From AI’s Report On Killings – Benue Gov. Ortom Tells FG

Benue State Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom, has urged the Federal Government to carefully study the report of the Amnesty International on herdsmen’s killings in the country and draw some lessons from it to improve on the security of lives and property. Also, a socio-political and cultural group, Jukun Development Association of Nigeria, has described AI’s […]

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Returning Benue IDPs Seek More Security Posts At Border Areas

The returning Benue State Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) have urged the Federal Government to provide more security posts at the border communities to guarantee their safety. The locals particularly complained of being afraid of their border areas with Nasarawa State along the bank of River Benue. However, the Force Commander, Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), Maj.-Gen. Adeyemi […]

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