Benue – TheCable https://www.thecable.ng Nigeria's independent online newspaper Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:30:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Ortom: How I was rescued when herdsmen attacked me at the farm https://www.thecable.ng/ortom-how-i-was-rescued-when-herdsmen-attacked-me-at-the-farm https://www.thecable.ng/ortom-how-i-was-rescued-when-herdsmen-attacked-me-at-the-farm#respond Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:30:27 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=412754 Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, on Monday said he was attacked by suspected herdsmen while at his farm located along Makurdi-Naka road in Makurdi, Benue state capital, last week.

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Fire guts part of David Mark’s residence in Benue https://www.thecable.ng/fire-guts-part-of-david-marks-residence-in-benue https://www.thecable.ng/fire-guts-part-of-david-marks-residence-in-benue#respond Fri, 03 Jan 2020 07:57:24 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=407314 There was a fire outbreak at the residence of David Mark, former senate president, at Otukpo in Benue state, on Thursday. The fire was said to have spread from a

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Three family members found dead in Benue https://www.thecable.ng/three-family-members-found-dead-in-benue https://www.thecable.ng/three-family-members-found-dead-in-benue#respond Fri, 22 Nov 2019 20:25:47 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=398489 The Benue police command on Friday confirmed the discovery of three corpses belonging to one family in their room situated in North-Bank area of Makurdi, the state capital. Catherine Anene,

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Benue perm sec, wife, children die in fire outbreak https://www.thecable.ng/benue-perm-sec-wife-children-die-in-fire-outbreak https://www.thecable.ng/benue-perm-sec-wife-children-die-in-fire-outbreak#respond Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:16:12 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=397396 Seker Akaa, acting permanent secretary at the ministry of science and technology in Benue, alongside his wife and two children lost their lives in a fire incident on Monday. Sewuese

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Court jails man who refused to return N99,000 sent to him in error https://www.thecable.ng/court-jails-man-who-refused-to-return-n99000-sent-to-him-in-error https://www.thecable.ng/court-jails-man-who-refused-to-return-n99000-sent-to-him-in-error#respond Mon, 04 Nov 2019 21:28:38 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=394424 A federal high court, Makurdi, Benue state, has sentenced Orhena Bartholomew, a tailor, to prison for refusing to return N99,000 mistakenly transferred to him. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

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Benue killings: Miyetti Allah apologises to Ortom https://www.thecable.ng/benue-killings-miyetti-allah-apologises-ortom https://www.thecable.ng/benue-killings-miyetti-allah-apologises-ortom#respond Sat, 26 Oct 2019 18:06:39 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=392528 The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has apologised to Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, for the attacks and killings in the state caused by herdsmen. Saleh Alhassan, the association’s national

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Ochanya: Senior lecturer arraigned over rape, death of teenager https://www.thecable.ng/ochanya-senior-lecturer-arraigned-over-rape-death-of-teenager https://www.thecable.ng/ochanya-senior-lecturer-arraigned-over-rape-death-of-teenager#respond Thu, 10 Oct 2019 19:45:31 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=388928 The Benue state government has arraigned Andrew Ogbuja, a senior lecturer at the Benue State Polytechnic, over the death of a teenager. Ogbuja and Victor, his son, were alleged to

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Ortom: I won’t anoint anyone as my successor https://www.thecable.ng/ortom-i-wont-anoint-anyone-as-my-successor https://www.thecable.ng/ortom-i-wont-anoint-anyone-as-my-successor#respond Sat, 05 Oct 2019 13:30:15 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=387770 Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, says he has no plans to anoint anybody as his successor. Ortom, while addressing PDP stakeholders’ on Friday in Makurdi, assured them that he

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‘Four killed’ as gunmen attack mourners in Benue https://www.thecable.ng/four-killed-as-gunmen-attack-mourners-in-benue https://www.thecable.ng/four-killed-as-gunmen-attack-mourners-in-benue#respond Sat, 17 Aug 2019 14:45:43 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=376069 The Benue police command has confirmed the killing of four persons in the early hours of Saturday at a burial in Tongov district of Katsina-Ala local government area. Mukaddas Garba,

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‘It is wicked’ to link Danjuma, Ishaku to Tiv/Jukun killings https://www.thecable.ng/it-is-wicked-to-link-danjuma-ishaku-to-tiv-jukun-killings https://www.thecable.ng/it-is-wicked-to-link-danjuma-ishaku-to-tiv-jukun-killings#respond Tue, 13 Aug 2019 22:33:08 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=375202 Theophilus Danjuma, a former minister of defence, and Darius Ishaku, governor of Taraba state, are doing their best to resolve the Tiv/Jukun crisis, the state government has said. Bala Dan Abu, media

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