Troops In Benue Intercepts 73 Men With 47 Motorbikes On Way Imo

Posted by - June 16, 2021

No fewer than 73 young men from Nasarawa State were on Monday intercepted by troops of the 72 Special Forces Brigade, Nigerian Army, Makurdi, Benue State. The young men were said to be heading for Imo State when the soldiers, who were working on an intelligence report, intercepted them at the Agan tollgate, Makurdi. The

Updated: Gunmen Kill Ortom’s Aide, AIG Chris Dega

Posted by - June 2, 2021

Gunmen have killed Senior Special Assistant to Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Security, AIG Christopher Dega (retd) in Jos, Plateau State Capital. Report indicated that he was shot in the chest several times by gunmen on Tuesday. AIG Dega had a brilliant career in the Nigerian Police Force and was twice Commissioner of Police

Abducted Benue Varsity Students Regain Freedom

Posted by - April 28, 2021
Benue State police command, on Wednesday, confirmed the  release of the two students of the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi identified as; Salifu Solomon Idoma, student in the department of engineering, Bala Abdul Okema, a student of the school of post graduate studies  who were earlier kidnapped by  unknown persons. The command's Police Public Relations

Herdsmen Attacks: IDPs In Benue Over One Million, Says Ortom

Posted by - April 25, 2021
Benue State Governor  Samuel Ortom, has said invasion by herdsmen on various communities in the state had rendered over one million persons homeless. He said the figure of Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, was as a result of sustained armed herdsmen attacks on communities in the state. Ortom, who stated this while addressing IDPs at Uikpam, one

Slain Soldiers: Benue Recovers Additional Military Weapons

Posted by - April 20, 2021
Benue State stakeholders  on Tuesday, said two  additional weapons that were seized from the 12 soldiers killed by Bonta Militias in Bonta community, Konshisha Local Government Area of the state, have been recovered. This was contained in a communique issued at the end of a stakeholders meeting held at Government House, Makurdi, signed by Secretary