Latest News, Events and Happenings in Benue News.en-usBenue killings: DSS arrests Suswam Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau ChiefFormer governor of Benue State, Mr. Gabriel Suswam, has been arrested by Department of State Service, DSS, over an alleged connection with the killings in the state. Vanguard learned that he was invited by the agency <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 CSOs to storm Makurdi for M-Belt Summit on Restructuring Society groups in Nigeria under the aegis of Coalition of Civil Society Organisations of Nigeria, COCSON will storm Makurdi , the Benue state capital between the 1st and 3rd of July , 2018 for the Middle Belt Summit on Restructuring. The nati <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Herdsmen attacks: Benue youths exonerate Buhari from sponsoring killers, hail Buratai Benue Youths Forum, the umbrella body of all youth groups in Benue State have exonerated President Muhammadu Buhari from the incessant killings in the state. According to them, the claim in some quarters that President Buhari was sponsoring the <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 5 kindred heads remand for alleged culpable homicide &#8211; Five kindred heads of both Mbamar and Uganbe communities in Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue were on Wednesday remanded in prison custody for alleged culpable homicide.Julius Udeh, Bemgba Ajembe, Dyako Ashwa, Anongo Termave, <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Killers of Benue governor’s aide arrested Nigeria army has arrested three wanted militias who confessed to the killing of the Senior Special Assistant to the Benue state governor on Special Security, Mr Denen Igbana.Army on Operation Python DanceThe Nigerian Army said the suspects were <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Rape incidents alarming, under-reported – Expert &#8211; Dr Kemi Ademola-Aremu, a Gender Activist, on Wednesday incidents of rape are alarming and under-reported in the country.Gang-raped 15-year-old SS3 Benue studentShe also described as worrisome the non-availability of correct statistic <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Herdsmen attacks as trigger to famine threat of massive famine in 2018 and 2019 is becoming a reality to those close to Nigeria&rsquo;s farmlands. In the past, food shortages had occurred on account of unfavourable weather or pest infestation. Low rainfall or excessive flooding as we <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Anti-grazing comments: Ortom asks Defence Minister to apologise Samuel Ortom of Benue State has asked Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, to apologise to Nigerians for demanding the suspension of anti-grazing law, saying there should be caution by those in government as regards farmers-herders crisis.* <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 FG rolls out 6-point plan to solve farmers-herders crisis &mdash; The Federal Government has presented a plan to permanently solve the farmers-herders conflicts in the country, which have claimed the lives of thousands over the years.HerdsmenHundreds of people have been killed in 2018 alone in viole <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 7 arrested, weapons recovered as troops, herdsmen clash in Benue Peter Duru &amp; Joseph ErunkeMakurdi&mdash;Troops of Operation Whirl Storm, a military spike operation to rid Benue State of armed militia men that have been terrorising the Lower Benue axis, engaged herdsmen at Kwatan Gyemu, a border community <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Troops arrest 2 members of notorious militia gang in Benue Joseph ErunkeABUJA-THE Nigerian Army, Tuesday, said two members of a notorious militia gang terrorising Benue State and environs have been picked up in their hideout.Army deploys troops to Benue, 5 other statesThe militia gang members, accordin <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Anglican communion lists hindrances to Nigeria’s unity Chimaobi NwaiwuNNEWI&mdash;THE Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Diocese on the Niger, has enumerated some of the hindrances towards building and organizing Nigeria into one unified people, with one heart and purpose, as geo-political identi <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Benue youths back Gov Ortom on grazing law Peter DuruMakurdi&mdash;Benue youths groups, on the platform of Terver Support Group for Ortom, have vowed to stand with Governor Samuel Ortom to ensure the successful implementation of Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law &ldqu <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Anniversary of June 12 presidential election (5) Babangida again threw open the Presidential race and many showed interest. Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, GCFR who lost his first wife, Alhaja Simbiat Atinuke Abiola , the Otun Iyalode of Egbaland, on November <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The spirit of Anti-Christ and the Last Man Obadiah MailafiaIN his novel, The Brothers Karamazov, nineteenth century Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky evokes a scene in the sixteenth century provincial Spanish city of Seville, where Jesus Christ returns and is confronted by The Grand Inqui <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100