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December 6, 2018 7:07 AM Details of fire incident at Benue Government House emerge

There was a minor fire incident at the Benue State Government House in Makurdi on Wednesday. DAILY POST gathered that the refuse around the generator at the maintenance section of the Government House, Makurdi, Wednesday caught fire during routine welding works. Men of the Fire Service were on hand to put out the fire which did not affect the generator 24

December 4, 2018 3:53 PM Atiku has thousands of cows with armed herdsmen in Benue, Taraba’ – Presidential aide, Onochie

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie on Tuesday accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar of having “thousands of cows” roaming the country with “armed herdsmen.” In a tweet, the presidential aide pointed out that unlike Abubakar, Buhari has “150 cows” in a secluded 21

November 30, 2018 7:36 AM 2019: Ortom’s victory will be for Benue people – Akase

Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Mr Terver Akase says the victory of Governor Samuel Ortom in next year’s election will be victory for the people of the state. Akase stated this yesterday while playing host to Masev Youths in Media, who paid him a courtesy visit in his office at the Benue Peoples House, Makurdi. He said a vote for Governor 23

November 30, 2018 7:24 AM Gov. Ortom makes shocking revelation about himself, first job after dropping out of school

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday revealed the first job he did as a youth. Addressing tricycle operators yesterday, the governor said he became a bus conductor after dropping out of school in 1972. The tricycle operators, acting under the umbrella of Benue Tricycles Association, had visited Ortom at the state’s Government House 20

November 29, 2018 5:17 PM Army discovers militia training camp in Rivers, nabs 100 recruits

Troops of 6 Division Nigerian Army (NA) Thursday, on a routine surveillance at Nonwa Gbam, (NYSC Orientation Camp) in Tai LGA of Rivers State have discovered an illegal militia training camp. A statement by Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, Deputy Director Army Public Relations, said over 100 recruits were seen undergoing military type of training 23

November 15, 2018 6:25 AM 2019: Presidency lists those assassinated during PDP administration

The Presidency on Thursday listed those assassinated during the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, administration. Lauretta Onochie, the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social media, urging Nigerians not to return the country to the reign of PDP in 2019, listed names of notable individuals assassinated between 1999-2014. Onochie also noted 32

November 9, 2018 7:10 AM 2 Benue State University students killed in cult clashes

At least, two persons have died after rival cult groups clashed in the Benue State University (BSU) in Makurdi, the Benue State capital within the week. It was gathered that the first incident took place around High Level area of the metropolis, in which a 300-level student of the university was said to have been shot dead around 8:00 p.m. yesterday 27

November 8, 2018 3:39 PM Ochanya: Ex-NBA chairman recommends life imprisonment for rapists

The death of Ochanya from Benue state who was sexually abused by her guardians has continued to generate reactions in Nigeria, as a former Bauchi State Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Barrister Aniekan Mendie has urged judges and magistrates to ensure that anyone convicted for rape should be sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labour 25

October 27, 2018 11:18 AM 3 shot dead as suspected cult groups clash in Otukpo, Benue

Three persons, including one Ochoche Dickson Iduh, who just completed his NYSC program has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Adoka/Ojira Streets, Otukpo, Benue State in the wee hours of Friday. A source told DAILY POST that the young man lost his life after two rival cult groups launched attack on themselves in the area. The source said battle has been going 31

October 23, 2018 2:55 PM Military issues ultimatum to militia groups to vacate Benue, Taraba

Authorities of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) have instructed all militia groups terrorizing residents of Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa to vacate the states or risk forceful eviction before December. Commander of the military operation, Maj.-Gen. Adeyemi Yekini, announced the deadline while speaking to newsmen on Tuesday in Makurdi. The military OPWS is responsible 28