Latest News, Events and Happenings in Benue News.en-usBasketmouth, Bovi, other comedians humour Lokoja residents subscribers in Lokoja had a swell time last Sunday when the telecoms firm brought the funniest Nigerian comedians, Basketmouth, Bovi, Gordons, Dan D&rsquo;Humorous, Senator and Bash to entertain them free of charge for over four hours.Bas <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 24 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 IPOB and Fulani herdsmen: One nation, double standards I surprised that the Federal Government declared the unarmed Indigenous People of Biafra a terrorist organisation? No! I am only surprised that many Nigerians were surprised.For those who were surprised, the Minister of Information a <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 They killed my Chairman in cold blood – Gov. Ortom TWO BROTHERS GO TO WAR IN BENUE&hellip;BY PETER DURU, MAKURDIFor about 48 hours, a tussle between two siblings took its toll on the bustling communities of Ogobia and Ondo on the outskirts of Otukpo, leaving in its wake the death of a retired ma <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 NAF trains war officers on social media ethics Nigerian Airforce has introduced Advanced Social Media Programmes at its Air War College to inculcate in participants tenets of professional ethics in public communication.Social media networkThe Commandant of the NAFAWC, Air Vic <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Arrested NAN reporter, Antswen, regains freedom &#8211; The Benue Police Command has released a reporter of the News Agency of Nigeria Mr Emmanuel Antswen, who was picked up on Friday over a story on the protest at the Internally Displaced Persons camp at the International Mar <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Police arrest NAN reporter for “defamation of character, falsehood” Benue Police Command has arrested Mr Emmanuel Atswen, a reporter of the News Agency of Nigeria , over a report on the protest by IDPs at the International Market camp in Makurdi.Benue floodIDPs, on Sept. 12, protested against alleged diver <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Gbenro Ajibade, Rahama Sadau unveiled as BON Awards 2017 hosts of Nollywood&rsquo;s finest actors, Gbenro Ajibade and Rahama Sadau, have been unveiled as hosts of the 2017 Best of Nollywood Awards holding on Saturday, December 16, in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The duo would direct affairs at Nollywood&rsquo;s mos <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Day Sultan lost friends, Dambazau blinked a tear, Ijebu-Igbo Royals wept clouds enveloped the blue sky that fatal Saturday evening. Life was ebbing as a big bird dropped from the air into the swamps of Isheri &#8211; Osun around the Ejigbo area of Lagos. White navy uniforms soon turned crimson red, Airforce blue was <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 IGP wants recruitment of 155,000 more policemen Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve a yearly recruitment of 31,000 police personnel in the next five years to help the force effectively police the country. IGP Idris K. Ibrahim,I <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Mountain of Yesterday Tony Nwaka &ldquo;So how&rsquo;d you intend to raise the money to purchase the cloths?&rdquo; she asked.&ldquo;I&rsquo;m already discussing with my suppliers. In fact, I&rsquo;m supposed to have a meeting with them tomorrow,&rdquo; Amina said. <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 23 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Our govt is working, says Lauretta Onochie Onochie the Personal Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the government of President Buhari is working.Onochie Twitter handle said: &#8216;What the noise was all about. What they did not want you to Hear or <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 We shouldn’t experience another civil war — Ohanaeze Ndigbo not interested in secessionIPOB sponsors should have a rethink &mdash; MasariWe do not sponsor IPOB &mdash;French govtKiller herdsmen not terrorists &mdash;Garba ShehuBy Abdallah el-Kurebe, Dennis Agbo &amp; Bashir Bello Sokoto &mdash <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Tor Tiv tasks subjects on unity, peace John MkomJalingo&mdash;The Tor Tiv, His Royal Majesty, Professor James Ayatse, yesterday, tasked his subjects around the world to unite and ensure peaceful co-existence wherever they find themselves, for the progress of the Tiv nation. The Tiv pa <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Fulani herdsmen are criminals, not terrorists like IPOB – FG Anthony OgbonnaThe federal government of Nigeria, Thursday, said that the rampaging Fulani herdsmen reported to have killed lives and raped women as well as destroyed farmers&rsquo; farmlands in some states in the country are not terrorists but s <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Why Buhari, Court okayed IPOB ban;Federal High Court grants order declaring IPOB activities as acts of terrorism, illegality&bull;Grants order proscribing existence of IPOB in any part of Nigeria, especially S-East, S-South&bull;Restrains any person or group of persons from p <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100