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I have been blocked from seeing Buhari, says Ortom

BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom has revealed that he has been blocked from seeing President Muhammadu Buhari. In an interview with Arise TV, the governor...

Cattle forces farmers out of farmlands, as hunger looms in Nigeria’s Benue Valley (Part two)

By Justina ASISHANA Several hectares of farmlands have been allegedly destroyed by herdsmen in 2021 in some states in Nigeria's north-central region. Plateau, Nasarawa and...

Late Vanguard journalist buried amidst tears in Benue

TORDUE Salem, the Vanguard Correspondent who died in November, has been buried amid tears in Benue State's Gboko Local Government Area. Speaker of the House...
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Insecurity: Moro says Benue people may resort to self-help

VICE-CHAIRMAN of Senate Committee on the Army Abba Moro has decried the growing insecurity in Benue State. Moro, who spoke to journalists on Tuesday, said...

Ortom says worst military rule better than Buhari’s government

GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue State has claimed that the worst military rule is better than Muhammadu Buhari-led government. The governor spoke on Monday...

How herder-farmer crisis in Benue threatens food production in Nigeria

In this report, Arinze Chijioke looks at how sustained herder/farmer crisis in Benue state is threatening food production in Nigeria.
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Sexual abuse thrives in Nigeria’s IDP camps with no recourse for victims

By Jennifer UGWA IN January 2018, Seseer Pauline, 23, fled her village in Tse-Usenda, Guma Local Government, Benue State after Fulani militant herders attacked her...

Herdsmen attack Benue community, kill 8

SUSPECTED herdsmen killed eight people on Friday during an invasion of Tse Ancha community of Markurdi Local Government Area of Benue State. Chairman of Markurdi...

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Privatisation council approves fast-tracking concession of Zungeru power plant

THE National Council on Privatisation has approved the fast-tracking of the work plan for the concession of the Zungeru...

Court jails Senator Nwaoboshi for seven years over money laundering

THE Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has sentenced a serving Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, to seven years in...

Nigeria-UK Migration Agreement: Smugglers, illegal migrants to face maximum sentence, deportation

THE United Kingdom government has signed a new migration agreement with Nigeria that will deter illegal migration, the Home...

Buhari condemns Shiroro attack, asks Nigerians to pray for safe return of abducted victims

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Thursday's terrorist attack in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, describing it as...

Court orders NIMC, NIS to release kidney donor’s biodata to Ekweremadu

A FEDERAL High Court in Abuja has ordered the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and the Nigeria Immigration Service...
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