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1, 218 children diagnosed with TB in Benue

The state office of Tuberculosis Control Programme has disclosed that no fewer than 1,218 children below the age of 15 have been diagnosed with tuberculosis in Benue State.

National chairman of the Control Research Forum of Tuberculosis in Benue State, Dr. Igbagbul Shember Agela, who spoke to j [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


FIDA Benue elects new executive

The International Federation of Women Lawyers, Nigeria, FIDA, has elected new set of executives to oversee the affairs of the association in Benue state for the next three years.

Those elected include Dr Magdalene Dura as chairperson, Mrs Prisca Ula as the vice chairperson, Mrs Amine Mbasughn, [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Benue assembly suspends three council chairmen

The Benue State House of Assembly has suspended for three months three local government chairmen for gross misconduct, financial misappropriation and other offences.

Those suspended include chairmen of Ogbadibo local government, Mr James Akola, and his deputy, that of Gwer East LG, Mr Vitalis U [...]

Thu, 13 September 2018


Don’t Arrogate To Yourself Divine Powers, Ortom Tells Akume

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has cautioned his estranged godfather, Senator George Akume, to stop playing God, stressing that even if he tries 10, 000 times, the senator cannot remove him.

Akume is credited to have said that he will remove the g [...]

Mon, 10 September 2018


Ortom appoints first Female HoS for Benue

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has appointed Mrs. Veronica Onyeke as the new Head of Service.

A press statement signed by the Governor's Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, said Mrs Onyeke, who is the first female head of state in Benue, hails from Ogbadibo Local government area.

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Sun, 09 September 2018


Benue govt upgrades 426 Schools, 229 others ongoing

The chairman of the Benue State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Rev. Philip Tachin, has disclosed that state government has embarked on construction and rehabilitation of 426 schools in the state.

According to him, 229 more primary schools have been slated for rehabilitation before the [...]

Sun, 09 September 2018


Ortom picks PDP nomination form

Governor Samuel Ortom has picked the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, expression of interest and nomination forms to contest the 2019 Benue state governorship election.

The governor thanked the leadership and members of PDP for the opportunity given him to seek the party's ticket for the comi [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


APC’ N55m form: Capable of heightening corruption - Kogi

A House of Assembly aspirant under the platform of Social Democratic Party, SDP, Hon. Kogi Joseph, has condemned the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the high cost of its presidential form, saying democracy should not be sold.

Kogi, who is contesting for Kyan constituency seat at the Benue S [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


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