Latest News, Events and Happenings in Benue News.en-usPresidency urges states on RoW for broadband deployment Presidency has urged state governments to be futuristic by looking at the long term benefits of enabling the deployment of broadband infrastructure in their respective states. The Presidency said that broadband infrastructure is crucial to the Fe <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 12 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Gbajabiamila, Ortom urge prayer, peace, security Femi GbajabiamilaSpeaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged Muslims to use the period of Eid el-Fitr to pray for the country to overcome its challenges.He said after supplications during the just concluded month of Ramad <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 12 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Guber hopeful vows to sustain Ortom’s policy on security Democratic Party governorship contender in Benue State, Dr. Paul Angya, has disclosed one of his primary objectives of seeking the state&rsquo;s top job is to uphold Governor Samuel Ortom&rsquo;s policy on securing the state.Unveiling <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 12 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Northern commercial cyclists pick Moghalu to succeed Buhari Kingsley MoghaluNational Commercial Tricycle, Motorcycle Riders&rsquo; Association in northern Nigeria has settled for former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria , Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, to lead the country in the next politic <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 12 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Benue residents lament high price of food items as Sallah approaches This picture taken on April 10, 2019, shows traders displaying their wares at Mile 12 food market in Lagos. PHOTO: TONYE BAKAREResidents in Makurdi have lamented the high cost of food items in the market, especially as Muslim faithful prepare to wi <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 11 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Ohanaeze flays shoot-on-sight order against Igbo youths AUDU MARTE / AFPSays it&rsquo;s call for another genocideOhanaeze Ndigbo has condemned the &ldquo;shoot-on-sight&rdquo; order by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Nigerian military against protesting Igbo youths, warning that such was call for ano <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 11 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Group decries alleged herdsmen’s plan to annihilate Benue indigenes non-political and socio-cultural group, MINDA Strategic Contact Group , has raised the alarm over continued threat by herdsmen to annihilate Benue indigenes and take over their land.The group, led by a former Permanent Secretary, Government <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 09 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Zik’s voice that voided planned secession by the North in 1953 have invited you to attend this caucus because I would like you to make clear our stand on the issue of secession. As a party, we would have preferred Nigeria to remain intact, but lest there be doubt as to our willingness to concede to any shade o <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 09 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 The only way to tackle insecurity Nigeria is currently bleeding, according to the Minister of Defence, Major-Gen. Bashir Magashi . One cannot agree any less. The state governors are wailing, with some relocating to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, in search of the safe <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 06 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 In defence of Buhari’s change agenda [FILES] Buhari. Photo: TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVPredictably, every election year, politicians irrespective of party affiliation claim to be guided by the belief that power belongs to the people and get in the way of the masses to advance their political a <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 State governments face historic liquidity crises governments are in dire strait as make-up funding sources dry up amid tumbling earnings, crippling their ability to repay existing loans and meet essential obligations. While state governments mouth disdain for mounting debts and declining <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 04 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 How contentious zoning arrangement is shaping Plateau politics ahead 2023 the All Progressives Congress was formed, the Peoples Democratic Party was not only in control of the central government, but also in charge of Plateau State. APC went on the displace PDP at the national level.In Plateau State, APC <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 04 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 INEC begins CVR training for staff in 18 states Independent National Electoral Commission , yesterday, commenced Continuous Voters Registration training for 36 members of staff from 18 states of the country in Benin City, Edo State. Participants were drawn from the South West, Sou <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 04 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Insecurity: PDP advises FG to create National Boarder Protection Force Peoples Democratic Party has called for the creation of National Boarder Protection Force to secure Nigeria&rsquo;s borders.The PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus gave the advice at a world conference organised by the party in Abuja on M <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 03 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Group queries Presidency over ‘cooperation’ charge on Ortom to end killings [files] Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom. Photo: TWITTER/GOVSAMUELORTOMTIV Youth Organisation has asked the Presidency to explain its call on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to cooperate with President Muhammadu Buhari to end killings <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 03 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100