Good day, welcome to the latest Benue State online news headlines update for today, Saturday, October 12th, 2019, on Concise News.
Here are the latest Benue news headlines
Benue: Akume Issues Warning Against Destabilising Buhari Govt’s Efforts
Senator George Akume, Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, from Benue state, has cautioned the media against negative reportage capable of destabilising government’s efforts to develop the country.
Akume gave the caution when delegates from Television Continental (TVC) News station paid him courtesy visit on Thursday in Abuja.
Akume, who commended the media for its contribution to the development of democracy in Nigeria, regretted some negative development among some media outfits in some quarters.
He said constructive criticism would serve as instrument for government to learn lessons from. Read more here.
Benue: ECOWAS Court Orders Prosecution Of 2018 Mass Killing Perpetrators
The Community Court of Justice Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Friday ordered the Federal Government to investigate and prosecute perpetrators of the January 2018 mass killings and destruction in some communities in Benue State.
The court, in a statement, held that the Nigerian government breached its obligation to investigate the human rights violations that occurred.
It said that a three member panel of the Court handling the case also ordered the government to redress the victims and provide preventive security arrangements to counter any future occurance in the affected communities. Read more here.
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