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Killing of Priests, Worshippers, Blasphemy, Affront Against God - Onaiyekan

 

The Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, on Tuesday stated that killing people in worship, whether in Churches or Mosques is an affront against God.

Onaiyekan stated this at Se Sugh U Maria Pilgrimage Centre, Ayati, Benue state during a homily at a Mass held in honour of [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


Benue loses $500mn investment to insecurity - Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has disclosed that the state has lost a whopping $500 million investment as a result of security challenges.

Governor Ortom stated this in Makurdi, last week, while declaring open the North Central African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA, sensitization and [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


Benue to purchase, subsidize fertilizers for 2018 cropping season

 

Benue State Executive Council has approved for the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources to source for vendors to supply assorted fertilizer to supplement locally produced fertilizer in Benue as the estimated requirement for the year 2018 will be significantly higher than our nee [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


Security: Catholic Bishop admonishes Benue parents, wards

The Catholic Bishop, Makurdi Diocese, His Lordship Wilfred Anagbe, has admonished parents to warn their children and wards against indulging in acts that would further heighten the security challenge in the state.

Bishop Anagbe stated this, last week, in Makurdi, when the Tor Tiv, Prof. James A [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


Ortom wants special attention for federal roads in Benue

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has appealed to the Federal Government to give special attention to all federal roads in the state.

He made the appeal, last week, at the Benue Peoples House during a courtesy visit on him by the Minister of State II for Works and Energy, Suleiman Hassan Zarma. [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


My re-election not worth anybody’s blood - Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has stated that although he desires reelection, it was not worth spilling the blood of anyone.

The governor stated this, last week, when the Forum Of Former Political Party Executives led by Chief Michael Iduma visited and pledged solidarity with him at the Ben [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


FG Earmarks N10 Billion for Reconstruction of Benue, Other States

 

The Federal Government has earmarked the sum of N10 billion for the reconstruction of communities destroyed by herdsmen in Benue and other states of the federation.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this Tuesday when he visited thousands of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018


Ortom Installs 10 New First Class Chief

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has installed 10 new First Class Chiefs.

Governor Ortom, who also presented the new chiefs with staff of office at the maiden official coronation ceremony, held at IBB square, in Makurdi, charged them not to prioritize their traditional duties.

The newly [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018


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