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Middle Belt loses 75% IGR to Herdsmen Violence - Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said the Middle-Belt region has lost their investments to the herdsmen invasion.

As a result of this, 75 percent of the region's Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) have been lost in the violence per [...]

Wed, 18 July 2018

2019: Women urged to take centre stage

Ahead of 2019 general elections, women all over the country and Benue in particular, have been urged to play active roles to ensure their proper representation.

Barr. Jane Otor, who is aspiring to represent Oju/Obi Federal Constituency unde [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018

MUTA provides medical services to Benue IDPs

The Mutual Union of Tiv in America, MUTA, has provided a six-day medical services to IDPs in the various camps in Benue state.

Leader of the delegation, Professor Kwaghdoo Atsor Bosua, said they were in the state to solicit assistance for t [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018

Benue killings: Ortom to assist families of deceased security personnel

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom says he would assist the families of security personnel killed in the course of trying to maintain the peace in the state as a token of appreciation.

Governor Ortom made the pledge, last week, when he recei [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018

2019: Ortom sets up ward campaign committees

In their bid to re-elect Governor Samuel Ortom and his deputy, Engr Benson Abounu come 2019, major stakeholders and their supporters have constituted campaign committees in the 276 council wards in the state.

The committees, Ortom/Abounu Support Movement 2019, were constituted across the state [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018

June 12: Yoruba in Benue laud Buhari over Abiola

The Secretary General of Yoruba Community in Benue State, Hon. Steve Alademehin, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the June 12 declaration and posthumous award onChief M.k.O Abiola, describing it as an award to democracy.

Alademehin, who spoke to The Abuja Inquirer in Makurdi, said i [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018

Why teacher’s board should become a commission - Uji

The Executive Secretary of the Benue state Teaching Service Board, TSB, Dr Wilfred Uji, has explained that changing the structure of the board to a commission will aid in rescuing secondary education from total collapse.

Uji, who stated this in his office while speaking with The Abuja Inquirer, [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018

Anti-Open Grazing Bill: 188 Suspects Face Trial in Benue - Police

The Commissioner of Police in Benue State, CP Fatai Owoseni said a total of 188 suspects are undergoing trial with regards to the Anti-Open Grazing Law.


The commissioner stated this while briefing with journalists at the police headquarters, in Makurdi on the scorecard in the last [...]

Thu, 07 June 2018


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