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Gbeleyi Abayomi No fewer than ELEVEN persons were feared dead while seven others have been declared missing and scores sustaining serious injuries in three separate bloody clashes between Benue farmers and herders and a bloody communal clash between Benue and Cross River State communities. According to a Saturday Vanguard, it was gathered that the crisis …

Gbeleyi Abayomi In a bid to resolve the boundry dispute between Benue and Ebonyi state, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday held a closed-door meeting with Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom and Ebonyi State Deputy Governor, Kelechi Igwe at the National Boundary Commission at the presence of the Acting Director-General of the National Boundary Commission, …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The last may have not been heard of the impasse between the Benue state Gov Mr Samuel Ortom and the pensioners over the former outstanding salaries. Last week the governor offered the Pensioners part payment but the pensioners have turned it down vowing not to vacate the entrance to the Government House in …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Benue state Gov, Samuel Ortom, on Friday, met with the protesting pensioners in the state, promising to release N611million to complete the payment of their April and May 2018 pensions, out of 25 months or N20 billion owed. The governor, who met the aggrieved pensioners at the entrance of the Government House in …

Gbeleyi Abayomi As we speak, Pensioners in Benue State have shut down Government House, Makurdi over non-payment of their pension allowances and gratuities. The retirees are staging the protest lamenting that the state government was owing them entitlements and gratuity which spanned 25 months. Details later…

Gbeleyi Abayomi Following the escalating crisis which has led to several unnecessary deaths with the height of it being the gruesome killing of Rev. Fr. David Tanko at Kpankufu Village on Wukari Road in Taraba. President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the government and people of Benue and Taraba States to exercise restraint. The President …