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    Politics "All My Appointees Have Abandoned Me!!" – Governor Ortom Cries Out - Daily Post Nigeria

    The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom yesterday lamented that he has been abandoned by all those he gave positions in his government, regretting that all his appointees have not been able to stand for him in the face of opposition. READ MORE HERE
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    Politics 2019: How PDP will defeat APC in Benue – Lawmaker, Ahubi – Daily Post Nigeria News

    As activities begin to gear up towards 2019 general elections, a member of the Benue House of Assembly, Hon. Egli Johnson Ahubi, has revealed some nuggets on how the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would sustain its reign in Benue South in 2019. Despite the victory of the … Read more via...
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    Metro Herdsmen hack two soldiers to death in Benue, remove private parts – Daily Post Nigeria

    Report reaching DAILY POST from Benue State has it that two Nigerian soldiers were killed and two others injured in an ambush by suspected militants in Benue State. It was gathered that the attack, on Tuesday, happened as soldiers were travelling between Branch Umenger and Bakin-Korta, Mbadwem...
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    Herdsmen kill because they are criminally-minded, Benue people tell Defense Minister Ali –...

    Peter Duru, Makurdi Last Tuesday, Minister of Defense, Brig. Gen. Mansur Dan Ali (ret.), drew the ire of Benue people after he called for the suspension of open grazing prohibition law in states where it is in operation, blaming killings by militant herdsmen across the country on … Read more...
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    Apologise to Benue people over comment on anti-grazing law – Benue APC tells defence - News

    The Benue state chapter of the APC, calls on the minister of defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, to tender an unreserved apology to the people of Benue for saying the implementation of the anti-open grazing law ought to be suspended … Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news ▷ Read Naija news...
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    Metro Benue Assembly passes Same Sex Prohibition law – The Sun News

    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Benue State House of Assembly has passed a Bill prohibiting a marriage contract or civil union entered into between persons of same sex in the state. Read more via The Sun News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Herdsmen remove pregnant lady’s womb after putting a stick in her private part (PICS) – Laila's News

    This is really heartbreaking. According to a report, suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked and almost killed a young pregnant woman in Yogbo town Makurdi, Benue state capital on Sunday evening. The woman was said to be with her husband when the attacked happened as he escaped when they started...
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    Metro Gunmen storm Benue church, kill 15 worshippers – Premium Times Nigeria

    Suspected herdsmen have killed 15 people in an early morning attack on a Catholic Church in Benue State, officials told PREMIUM TIMES on Tuesday. Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 11 Fulani Herdsmen Reportedly Murdered In Benue – TODAY.NG

    About 11 Fulani herdsmen from Nasarawa State were on Saturday murdered in their cold blood in Yelwater, a border town in Benue State by men suspected to be Tiv militias. Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Sacked Benue Lawmaker, Herman Hembe Dumps APC For PDP - LasgidiOnline

    Ahead of the 2019 election, a three time House Of Reps Member, Hon. Herman Hembe from Benue state who was recently sacked by Supreme court has announced his return back into his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party together with thousands of his supporters. Recall that Hon. Herman Hembe...
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    Metro "Defend Yourselves Without Carrying Arms" - Governor Ortom Tells Nigerians - Daily Trust

    The governor of Benue State, Sam Ortom, says Nigerians should rise up to defend themselves against attackers without necessarily carrying arms. The governor said citizens could use sticks to disarm attackers, recalling that he disarmed robbers armed with seven AK47 in the past. According to...
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    Uproar as herdsmen take over Agatu community – Daily Post Nigeria

    Report reaching DAILY POST from Benue has it that Ugboju in Agatu is currently under herdsmen attack. It was gathered that the community has been taken over by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen. The attack, sources said, has forced many residents to desert their homes for safety… Read more...
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    Politics I Wept Over Benue Killings – Adeboye – Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

    Pastor Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), visited Benue State yesterday to condole with the people over the deaths recorded during clashes between farmers and herdsmen. Speaking in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, when he visited Samuel Ortom, the...
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    Metro [PHOTOS] Relations Wail Bitterly As Benue Holds Another Mass Burial - Punch Newspaper

    Screams and wails of pain rented the air on Thursday at St Bernard Primary School, Ugwu-Okpoga, venue of the funeral mass for the 26 Omusu Edumoga villagers who were murdered by persons suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. Omusu Edumoga is in Okpokwu area of Benue State. READ MORE HERE
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    Metro Herdsmen Killings: 24 Corpses Arrive Benue Community For Mass Funeral [PHOTOS] - Daily Post Nigeria

    No fewer than 24 corpses have arrived St. Bernard open field, Okpoga, the headquarters of Okpokwu LGA of Benue State for mass funeral. DAILY POST recalls that no fewer than 24 people were penultimate week killed after suspected herdsmen attacked Omosu village in Edumoga community of Okpokpwu...
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    Metro Again, Herdsmen Attack Benue Community, Kill Traders - Daily Post Nigeria

    Suspected herdsmen, late last night ambushed traders in Guma LGA of Benue State, killing many of them, including market women and children. DAILY POST gathered that the victims were returning from the popular Yelewata Market when the attackers laid ambush on them, hacking some of them to death...
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    Politics Drama As Protest Rocks The Streets Of Benue Following Buhari’s Visit (Photo) – INFORMATION...

    It has been reported that the families of those killed in New Year Day’s attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen staged a peaceful protest against President Muhammadu Buhari in Makurdi, Benue State, on Monday. President Buhari was on one day visit to Benue State to find lasting solution to...
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    Politics Ortom Patches Potholes On Benue Roads At Night Over Buhari’s Visit [PHOTOS] - Idoma Voice

    Benue State governor, Sameul Ortom, in the dead of Sunday night sent workers to streets of Makurdi to patch potholes ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state. The machines were spotted working along the Gboko-Makurdi last night. Buhari is already in the state on official visit...
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    Metro Pregnant Woman Raped By Fulani Herdsmen Dies In Presence Of Governor Ortom - Nairaland

    A pregnant woman who was raped by Fulani herdsmen has died in the presence of Governor Ortom, 9News Nigeria has learnt. The Governor has ordered Benue youths to defend the people of Benue. The order came after a pregnant woman who was raped by the Fulani herdsmen terrorists died in presence of...
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    Metro Girl dies in Benue state after being operated on by a lab scientist posing as a doctor - Linda Ikeji

    An 18-year-old schoolgirl has died after she was operated on by a lab scientist posing as a doctor. Stella, a student of Gateway Excel College, Ogeneago Otukpa in Benue state, developed complications after the quack doctor performed an open appendectomy on her. She had to be transferred to a...