Governor Samuel Ortom read riot act to Traditional rulers.

Political and traditional leaders in Benue State have been warned to wash their hands off the operation of criminal and militia groups. They have also been warned to stay clear from security operations aimed at flushing out those already identified as perpetrators of the violence, lest they face the wrath of the law. These warnings form the highlights of decisions taken at the stakeholders security meeting held at the Benue State government house on Monday, following the killing of a militia gang leader popularly known as Orjunde by troops of…

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Coronavirus – Reps frown at continued detention of Susan Idoko

Susan Idoko

The House of Representatives has mandated the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to immediately evaluate the Benue COVID-19 index case and if proven otherwise, should be allowed to go home instead of keeping her in isolation There has been controversy over the case of one Mrs. Susan Idoko-Okpe, who reportedly tested positive and has been in isolation for over 45 days even when she disowned the result being credited to her. Unanimously adopting a motion of urgent public importance sponsored by Rep. Blessing Onuh, the House also asks the…

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