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March 20, 2018 7:00 PM Benue Assembly passes supplementary budget of N2. 18 billion

The Benue State House of Assembly has passed the 2017 supplementary budget of N2.18 billion. The budget was passed on Tuesday on the floor of the House during plenary. Before the passage of the budget, the Chairman of the Appropriation Committee, Adam Okloho (Adoka/Ugboju/PDP), told the House that extra-budgetary allocation on recurrent expenditure 19

March 19, 2018 7:09 AM Benue killings: Nigeria Police speaks on Buhari querying IGP Idris over disobedience

The Nigeria Police has reacted to report that President Muhammadu Buhari queried the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris for allegedly not obeying his order. The police said claims by Presidency officials that Buhari had queried Idris as a result of the matter was false. He was said to have spent one day in the state and jetted out to Nasarawa 19

March 17, 2018 6:00 AM NJC names 60 new judges [SEE LIST]

The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Friday named 60 new judicial officers, including two state Chief Judges, for 25 states of the federation. Justices Danladi Muhammed, Fatima Ahmed Tafida and Bulila Ladukiya Ikharo (Adamawa State High Court); Bassey Bassey Nkanang and Uwem Freedom Ibritam (Akwa Ibom High Court); Josephine Mbayan Ayua (Benue High Court) 20

March 16, 2018 2:25 AM In Benue, inferno leaves family of 9 homeless, bankrupt

for the bravery and timely intervention of her 14-year-old son, Mrs. Roseling Akaaer and her baby, three-month-old Orhemen, would have been dead by now, after their house went up in flames on February 3, this year. Although both mother and child were rescued from the burning three-room apartment, Mrs. Akaaer sustained third-degree burns on her stomach 19

March 15, 2018 10:49 AM Herdsmen killings: 24 corpses arrive Benue community for mass funeral [PHOTOS]

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 Local Government Area of the state. The state had last week canceled 21

March 14, 2018 3:49 PM Petrol price drops to N173 in February – NBS

A report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reveals that the average price paid by consumer for Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) increased by 15.1 percent year-on-year in February 2018. According to the report, the average price also increased by -9.6% month-on-month to N172.5 in February 2018 from N190.9 in January 2018. NBS disclosed this in its Premium 21

March 12, 2018 8:24 PM Nigerians slam Buhari for blaming IGP Idris over Benue killings

President Muhammadu Buhari has come under attack following his statement blaming Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris for incessant herdsmen killings in Benue. @brojoyce “Nawa ooo,this country,if a president cant say dz…one day we would wake up to hear naija has been sold. Which way Nigeria? @balatic “Nawa ooo,this country,if a president cant say dz…one day we would 23

March 12, 2018 4:48 PM Buhari, Tilerson Meet In Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is now meeting with the United States, US, Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. The meeting between the president and Tillerson is holding at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Disclosing the meeting, Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, said the president returned from his visit to Benue State and is “now in a closed-door 25

March 12, 2018 10:29 AM Herdsmen killings: Buhari arrives Benue, meets stakeholders

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally arrived Makurdi, the Benue State capital for his official visit to the State. This is the first time the President would visit the nation’s acclaimed food basket since assuming power in 2015. The presidential jet touched down at the Makurdi Air Force base at about 11:am. The president was accompanied by some ministers 20

March 12, 2018 10:01 AM BREAKING: Herdsmen strike in Benue, kill two police officers as Buhari visits state

Suspected herdsmen attacked Tse Orogbo in Nyiev Council Ward, Guma LGA of Benue State, killing two police officers on Sunday. DAILY POST gathered that the attackers engaged policemen in a gun duel near one L.G.A primary School before killing two of the officers. A resident told this reporter that the herdsmen had attempted to disrupt a church service 26