– One party system is not democracy- Tor Tiv By Amos Aar, Grassroots Africa Newspaper Rector, Torkula College of Advanced and Professional Studies Makurdi, Prof. Barnes Anger has said that there is no opposition party in Benue state. Prof. Anger stated this while presenting a guest lecture at a stakeholders’ meeting organized by Benue state […]
By Nathaniel Ikyur I’ve taken time to look through the tribunal proceedings with various reporters who covered the Benue State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal between Hon Emmanuel Jime (APC) against Governor Samuel Ortom (PDP) thus far. The comparison of notes and what you hear the APC supporters write on social media is completely at variance […]
The Benue State Government has suspended Two 3rd Class Chiefs from Katsina-Ala, Chief Tivlumun Ubugh, Mue Ter Chongo and Chief Ayoleve Ornguga, Mue Ter Ipusu as well as the District Head of Mbacher, Chief Luke Atomigba over their roles in the prolonged crisis between Shitile and Ikyurav. The suspension of the chiefs followed recommendation of […]
The United Nations have reached an agreement with the Benue State Government and key stakeholders on the best way to bring succour to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) as a result of the herdmen- farmers crisis in the State . This resolution was reached on Monday 19 August 2019, after a meeting of the development partners […]
The Federal Government has renamed Federal University of Agriculture, located in Makurdi,Benue State in honor of the Late Senator Joseph Saawuan Tarkaa.
THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has told the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital that “due to logistical challenges,” it will be unable to open defence. The national electoral body was due to open defence today in a petition filed by Emmanuel Jime of APC challenging the return of […]
Former Benue State Governor, Sen. George Akume, a ministerial nominee, has assured that the next level of President Buhari’s administration will be more productive. Akume, in a chat with NAN on Wednesday, noted that Buhari was committed to his agenda and as such has carefully put together a team to assist in achieving the goal […]