Latest Benue State News Online For Today
Benue is located in Nigeria’s nocrth-central sub-region/File Photo

Good day, and welcome to the latest Benue State online news headlines update for today, Monday, July 22nd, 2019, on Concise News.

RUGA: Benue Leaders React To Fulani Herdsmen ‘Defend Yourself’ Comment

Benue State tribal leaders have condemned the comment by the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH) that herdsmen will defend themselves against ethnic militia, Concise News reports.

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This online news medium understands that the federal government recently suspended its Rural Grazing Areas (RUGA) with calls for Fulani herdsmen to return to the northern part of the country.

Insecurity: How Nigeria Can Tackle Farmers, Herdsmen Clashes – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has called for a national dialogue on herdsmen and farmers clashes rocking Nigeria, Concise News reports.

This online news medium understands that the Benue State leader said this over the weekend as he welcomed the President of Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) Stephen Baba at the Peoples House, Makurdi.

In a statement by his chief media aide Terver Akase, “The Governor urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call for a National Dialogue Forum where Nigerians would frankly speak on issues affecting the country, particularly insecurity and proffer solutions.”

And that’s all for today on the round-up of the latest Benue State online news headlines.