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 […]Read more →
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 […]Read more →
Why The Tiv Must Never Be Defeated; Priority, You Need To Know This!
On Saturday April 20, 1817 the great Uthman dan Fodio breathed his last. That day marked the end of the life of perhaps the most influential personality in the history of West Africa, especially what is today Nigeria. But, the day only marked the end of his life; it didn’t in anyway diminish his legacy. At his death, the empire […]Read more →
“President Buhari Has Not Failed Benue People” – Adenisa
President Buhari’s speech at Benue State Government House, Makurdi Adesina arguing that Buhari has not failed Benue people: “Benue killings are in the realm of allegations” – Adesina Source: ChannelsTV, NigeriaRead more →
Herdsmen Terrorist Killed 24 Villagers In Benue State
Governor Samuel Ortom has demanded the arrest and prosecution of Fulani herdsmen who massacred 24 persons yesterday in an evening attack on Omusu village in Okpokwu local government area of Benue State. He made the call today during an on-the- spot assessment visit to the area to ascertain the level of destruction and provide immediate relief to the displaced. The […]Read more →
Why I Paid Fulani Herdsmen N10m – Gov Ortom
What is your reaction to the call by Governor Wike for the declaration of State of Emergency in Benue State? It is laughable and unfortunate because if you talk about declaring state of emergency because of killings I am aware that there are more killings in Rivers than Benue State. Here we know the rules while in Rivers State there […]Read more →
Fulani This, Fulani That
The planting season is almost here again in rural Benue, and once more, as it has become common in recent past, the farmers are afraid and uncertain. They are afraid of the nomadic Fulanis who descend, year in year out, with their cattle from the far north into the marshes of the middle belt to graze. From time immemorial, the […]Read more →