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Oshiomhole 2.0: Miyetti Allah orders Saraki to resign or be forced out

Jude Johnson      The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has warned Nigeria's Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to either resign his position immediately or be forced to do so. This position mirrored the same warning issued by the Chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, who eqaully threatened to

Gunmen kill many in fresh Benue attack

Many feared dead as gunmen launched fresh attack on villages in Katsina-Ala Local Government area in Benue state, on Friday. Unconfirmed reports put the number of people killed at more than 11. The attacks, said to have started in the morning, occurred in Tse-Ujoh- Tiev inside Katsina-Ala local government area. Governor Samuel Ortom

2019 election: Defections hits Nigeria’s ruling party, President Buhari

Jude Johnson, Paul Carsten and Camillus Eboh The latest is the Governor of Nigeria's  North Central State of Benue, Samuel Ortom, who few hours ago announced his defection from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Ortom is said to be the first among some governors and

Mob justice grips central Nigeria

In the heart of Gboko’s main market, in Benue state, central Nigeria, stains still darken the dusty corners of the car park where seven men were burned alive in broad daylight. Their only crime was to have “light skin and look like Fulanis”, said a police officer, referring to the herders

 A case for new political leadership in Benue

By Sufuyan Ojeifo   Since the death of the visionary, pragmatic and inspiring political leader of Benue people, Joseph Tarka, it has been pretty difficult for any politician in the state to step into the shoes he left behind.  Tarka was such phenomenally urbane and profoundly fecund that he mobilised with ease the

Herdsmen attacks: Ortom briefs Osinbajo, Monguno on Benue security situation

•Says contracts on hold till salaries backlog cleared  ...Jude Johnson  ‎The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has briefed the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on the security situation in his state particularly the challenges caused by persistent herdsmen attacks on villages and farmers in the state.‎ The National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno, was also