Al Ustaha © I am Benue 2023

Security, Stories 5/03/2023 by Al Utsaha

Herdsmen Insurgency And The Politics Of Benue State

Every 4 years, the unfortunate, destructive, dehumanising nay inhumane herdsmen onslaught on the Benue valley, is used as a campaign tool at the State level, as a tool for endorsement or for badmouthing. Some of us who were (are?) soldiers in the struggle along different platforms such as; MAFO, VATIM, MUTA, 1-Idoma initiative et al, may have diverse perceptions and […]

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ikpayongo crisis © iambenue 2022

Security, Stories 9/03/2022 by I am Benue

“… My People Have Nowhere To Stay.”

Every day we live, we encounter clashes or conflicts within ourselves, families, ethnic groups and even countries. At this point, we are filled with anger and hatred and we cover our eyes, shunning mercy, and as such end up destroying lives and properties. These lives and properties we destroy, end up affecting not just us, but our children yet unborn. […]

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Security, Stories 30/11/2020 by Sidney Dooyum Ahura

Is Farming Now A Risky And Dangerous Practice?

The Ordeals of a Benue Rice Farmer First update on 18th November 2020, Facebook I got a parcel of land at the Lower Benue River Basin Layout, somewhere after Wadata here in Makurdi where l cultivated six hectares of rice. While we were preparing the land until planting, Fulani herdsmen and their cow roamed the area freely. But the locals […]

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Security, Stories 31/05/2020 by Terver Adom

A Voyage to the Displaced People of Jootar

Jootar is a border semi-urban settlement in Mbayenge council ward in Mbaterem, Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State. From Jootar to Wukari in Taraba State is just about ten kilometres. Jootar is home to Ukum people of Tiv extraction in central Nigera. The economic mainstay of the locals is farming – not just farming but various species of yam. […]

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Jos crisis © iambenue 2018

Security, Stories 3/10/2018 by Mbachii Manasseh

“Is Benue State Government Expecting Another Mass Burial?” – Manasseh

I watched with dismay and wandered why Benue state government is taking us (Jossites) for granted. I also read from the report the Benue state government is claiming to have contacted the management Unijos about the state of the security in Jos. Without missing a word, Benue state government love mass burial and cheap sympathy from Nigerians. The same people […]

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MUTUK © I am Benue 2018

Security, Stories 15/05/2018 by Ms. Salome Sulleyol Biam

Tivs in the United Kingdom Meet with Other Nigerians in Diaspora to Address Herdsmen Massacres

The Mutual Union of Tiv in the United Kingdom (MUTUK) on Saturday, 12th May, 2018, held an emergency meeting with Nigerians in diaspora regarding the continued herdsmen massacres in Nigeria. According to MUTUK President, Mr. Kuram Gwakyaa, the meeting was necessary following the recent killings of the two priests and 17 worshippers at St Ignatius Quasi Parish, Ukpor, Mbalom in […]

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Orngu Anngu © I am Benue 2018

Security, Stories 14/05/2018 by Akaafele

Name Killer Herdsmen ‘Terrorists’ Orngu Anngu and CharlyBoy’s Group Insists

Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charlyboy, on Monday led his `Ourmumudondo’ Group on a peaceful protest to the Federal Ministry of Justice, demanding the proscription of ‘’Killer herdsmen” across Nigeria. Charlyboy (middle) flanked by memebers of the ourmumudondo movement on a peaceful protest to the Federal Ministry of Justice on Monday. Newsmen report that the Group is a non-political coalition of Nigerians […]

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idp camp Benue © I am Benue 2018

Security, Stories 13/05/2018 by Kolough Clems Jnr

End Benue Genocide; The Effect On The Victims Is Unbearable

This is what the unabated and continuous killing of innocent Benue State citizens has landed us into. I was at a particular internally displaced persons IDPs camp recently and saw what made me cry, I returned back home in shock, it was after several hours that I was able to regain myself. Just look the lady below, she is one […]

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Standing against modern day slavery and human trafficking © I am Benue 2018

Security, Stories 6/05/2018 by Dr. Kohol Iornem

MUTUK Urges All Nigerians To Rise Up Against Fulani Herdsmen Killings

The Central Association of Nigerians in the United Kingdom (CANUK) extended invitation to the Mutual Union of Tiv in the United Kingdom (MUTUK) to their Spring Ball event titled “Standing against modern day slavery and human trafficking”. The event which took place on 5th May 2018 at Emerald Place, London was attend by many dignitaries including His Excellency, Ambassador George […]

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