Former Senate President, Senator David Mark, has taken stock of the unfolding sectional agitation calling for a break up of Nigeria and reminded promoters of the divisive agenda of the consequences of a fragmented nation.
In keeping with their earlier publicised plans, the Akweya Forum for Advancement (AFA) have held their maiden scholarship awards ceremony, Saturday, June 24, 2017. The awardees are postgraduate students of Nigerian tertiary institutions. They each received the sum of two hundred thousand naira.
Twenty Three communities including Opaha in Apa Local Government and Daula Jato communities, are benefiting from the One Billion Naira Benue state rural electrification project, as they break the jinx of darkness.
Students, as well as teachers in some public primary schools in Benue state, have appealed to the state government to ensure quick renovation of their dilapidated school structures.
No fewer than 15 persons were feared killed in an outbreak of fighting between herdsmen and farmers at Ipiga village in Ohimini Local Government Area of Benue State.
Gunmen stormed Igumale Police Station in Ado Local Government Area of Benue State, yesterday morning, killing three police officers and leaving another in critical condition.
Police have paraded four persons alleged to be responsible for the kidnap and eventual murder of a clergyman in Benue State, north-central Nigeria. The Police said that the suspects purportedly killed Reverend Father John Adeyi of the Catholic Church of Otukpo in Benue State on April 24, 2015.
The Vice Chancellor of Benue State University, BSU, Makurdi, Msugh Kembe, says the institution is owing N3.8 billion. Mr. Kembe said this on Thursday at the opening ceremony of the retreat for Deans, Directors and Heads of Academic Departments of BSU in Makurdi.
The victims of alleged herdsmen’s brutality in Agatu Local Government of Benue have prayed the ECOWAS Court to compell the Federal Government to pay them N10 billion as compensation. This is contained in an originating application filed by the affected members of the Agatu Community and made available by the court to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has praised rural farmers, and affirmed that they feed the teeming population in Nigeria and play a prominent role in the social security of the country. Chief Ogbeh made this known at Otukpo, Benue State, during the distribution of stems of improved varieties of cassava to farmers on Saturday.