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Ruga: No FG gazetted land in Benue, Benue tells FG

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Benue state government says no land in Benue State has been gazetted for grazing routes, grazing reserves, cattle colonies and Ruga settlements, contrary to the Presidency's claim. The Government said this while reavting to the staremnt issued on Sunday by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media

Benue Govt reject FG settlements for herdsmen

The Benue State Government has rejected the proposed RUGA settlement for herdsmen by the Federal Government in the State. This was disclosed  in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the governor Terver Akase. The statement decried the action of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, which it said was

Lawal Daura: An Encounter with Intelligence Chief

By Yushau A. Shuaib   It was 24 hours after the official release of my book, “An Encounter with the Spymaster” in July 2017 that I received an invitation from a top retired Airforce officer for a meeting with the then Director General of Department of State Service (DSS), Lawal Daura.   Before the

BREAKING! Governor Ortom survives motor accident

On his way back from assessing gunmen attacks …Jonah Okon The Governor of Benue State, Mr. Samuel Ortom, was on Tuesday involved in a motor accident when a commercial Carina II Toyota car rammed into his convoy.  Luckily, Ortom escaped unhurt The governor was on his way back from Zaki Biam, where

Why Fulani herdsmen were expelled from Benue State-Ortom

...Jude Johnson  The Benue State Governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom, has offered reasons why he expelled Fulani herdsmen from Benue State, North Central Nigeria.   Ortom said that he gave the order for expulsion of armed herdsmen because their presence undermines the security of the state. The governor stated this on Thursday while fielding questions