Benue State News Today
The herdsmen were arrested during a stop and search operation while they were attempting to escape after operatives discovered rounds of live ammunition AK rifles in their possession.
Several properties were destroyed when fire gutted the home of a former Senate president, David Mark, in Otukpo town, Benue state. Over 15 motorcycles reportedly parked in the premises were affected by the fire.
Performing the ceremony at the Benue Peoples House Makurdi, Governor Ortom said the appropriation bill hopes to achieve milestones in agriculture, health, education, culture and tourism as well as other sectors of the economy.
Ministan harkokin musamman watau George Akume ya shiga ruwan zafi, bayan Kungiya ta zargin Ministan Tarayya da zagin babban Sarkin kasar Tibi wanda ya jawo wasu Matasan Benuwai.
Benue state pressure group, Tiv Youth Organization (TYO), has called on President Muhamadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, call the minister of special duties and Inter-governmental affairs, George Akume to order.
Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has commended Nigerians over the release of human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner, Omoyele Sowore, as well as former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki.