Tag: Benue

  • Methodist Church hails Tinubu on State Police, calls for urgent actions in Agatu, Otukpo, Apa

    Methodist Church hails Tinubu on State Police, calls for urgent actions in Agatu, Otukpo, Apa

    The Methodist Church Nigeria, has commended the President Bola Tinubu-led Federal Government, for contemplating the establishment of State Police, to curb growing rates of insecurity across the country. This was, even as the Church called on President Tinubu, Benue State Governor, Hyacinth Alia and relevant agencies to come to the aide of the people of…

  • Benue APC crisis: Zone C leaders take stand, disown Omakolo

    Benue APC crisis: Zone C leaders take stand, disown Omakolo

    The leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue South, otherwise known as Zone C, has taken a stand on the ongoing crisis rocking the state chapter of the ruling party. Recall that the ruling party has been thrown into crisis since the current government led by Governor Hyacinth Alia came on board in…

  • Benue Killings: Our people are dying – Idoma Association cries to FG

    Benue Killings: Our people are dying – Idoma Association cries to FG

    The Idoma Association USA, a socio-cultural organisation, has condemned the persistent horrific attacks on Benue South communities by suspected herdsmen. The group lamented that the reports of armed herdsmen wielding sophisticated weapons without any restriction from security personnel are deeply disturbing. Reports had it that no fewer than 500 persons have been killed and several…

  • Methodist Church to inaugurate Enone South Diocese, Dr. Ali as pioneer Bishop

    Methodist Church to inaugurate Enone South Diocese, Dr. Ali as pioneer Bishop

    By Sunny Green Methodist Church Nigeria is set to inaugurate a new diocese, to be known as Diocese of Enone South, in Benue State. The new Diocese, which comprises Circuits in the Orokam and Owukpa districts of Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State, was extracted from the already existing Diocese of Enone, leaving Circuits from Otukpa…

  • Alia: Benue made the wrong choice of Gov

    Alia: Benue made the wrong choice of Gov

    By Peter Awunah, PhD The people of Benue State who voted for Hyacinth Alia as governor of the state in last year’s election must be ashamed of themselves for making such a mistake. Since he came to power, no one can tell the direction that the man who boasts of being the ship that ferried…

  • Idoma USA group condemns Otukpo bank robbery

    Idoma USA group condemns Otukpo bank robbery

    The Idoma Association, USA, has strongly condemned the recent robbery attacks on commercial banks in Otukpo, the traditional headquarters of the Idoma people of Benue State. Recalls that daredevil armed robbers on Friday attacked five banks in Otukpo, killing at least ten persons including the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, of Otukpo police station, John Adikwu,…

  • Outcry as Benue govt okays launch of Fulani security outfit in the state

    Outcry as Benue govt okays launch of Fulani security outfit in the state

    There is growing public outcry over the Benue State Government’s commissioning of a security outfit in Makurdi on Saturday June 3, 2023. The security organization known as Al-Tershak Global Security Ltd was established by Alhaji Aliyu Tershaku, who had in the past been arrested over alleged links with Boko Haram. An online newspaper, National Record…

  • Adejoh lauds Gov Ortom over commencement of commercial flights into Benue

    Adejoh lauds Gov Ortom over commencement of commercial flights into Benue

    The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Camey & Rock Holdings, Dr. Peter Adejoh has commended the Governor of Benue State, His Excellency, Dr. Samuel Ortom, for the commencement of scheduled commercial flights into Benue through the Nigerian Airforce (NAF) Aerodrome, Makurdi. Adejoh made this known in a press statement he personally signed in Abuja…

  • Camey & Rock Holdings partners Benue govt to build ultra-modern civil aviation airport in Makurdi

    Camey & Rock Holdings partners Benue govt to build ultra-modern civil aviation airport in Makurdi

    Camey & Rock Holdings (Camey & Rock)’s foray into the aviation sector has paid off as scheduled commercial flights into Makurdi NAF Aerodrome begins from Monday, April 17, 2023 to be operated by Air Peace Airline with an initial three times weekly schedule from Lagos-Abuja-Makurdi. This new venture represents a significant milestone in the Benue…

  • Enone 2023: Agbese thanks constituents, dedicates victory to God, electorate

    Enone 2023: Agbese thanks constituents, dedicates victory to God, electorate

    The winner of the Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency elections in Benue State, Comrade Philip Agbese, has dedicated his victory at the February 25 poll to God and his constituents. Agbese, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 19,083 votes against 15,202 votes by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Aida Nath Ogwuche, and 14,960 votes…