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Man, 45, rapes neighbour’s daughter, 3

A 45-year old man has been arrested by the Benue State Police Command for defiling his neighbour's three year old daughter in Gboko local government area of the state.

The suspect, Kalu Agwu, a businessman from Abia state but resident in Gboko, claimed he has never being married, when parad [...]

Sun, 25 August 2019


Ortom tasks corps members on national unity, development

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has tasked corps members in the country, particularly those posted to the state, to use their service tear to contribute to the unity and development of the nation.

He gave the charge at the flag-off ceremony of 2019  Batch 'B' stream 2, orienta [...]

Sun, 25 August 2019


NCC at 30:

Thomas Mgbanngun is the state coordinator of the Nigerian Copyright Commission, NCC, Benue State Office. From his office in Makurdi, he over looks Nasarawa and Taraba state offices. In this interview with The Abuja Inquirer's SCHOLASTICA JOSEPH, in Makurdi, Mr. Mgbanngun said copyright own [...]

Sun, 18 August 2019


Benue stakeholders oppose FG’s livestock plan

Benue stakeholders have again kicked against the Federal Government's proposed National Livestock Transformation Plan, NLTP, saying it is RUGA in another form.

The stakeholders including the traditional institution, church, socio-cultural organisations, academia and civil society organizati [...]

Sun, 18 August 2019


Varsity renaming: Ortom hails Buhari for immortalizing J.S. Tarka

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the change of name for the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, FAUM, to Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi.

The governor, who gave the commendation, last week, while addressing journalists at [...]

Sun, 18 August 2019


NCFRMI pledges resettlement for displaced persons in Benue

The National Commission For Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, has distributed agricultural inputs, educational and empowerment materials to IDPs in Benue state.

The items include branded dual motorcycle dual purpose ploughs and ridgers, manual planters, yam, soya bean [...]

Mon, 29 July 2019


Benue lawmaker diverted constituency borehole for personal us - ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practice and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has disclosed that a Benue legislator diverted a constituency project for his personal use.

ICPC chairman, Prof Bolaji Owansanoye, stated this in Makurdi during the commemoration of "The African Union Anti-Corrup [...]

Sun, 14 July 2019


Let me appoint my own commissioners, Ortom begs PDP

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has appealed to members of the People Democratic Party, PDP, to allow him appoint his commissioners into the state executive council.

Ortom, who made the appeal at a caucus meeting of the PDP in Government House Makurdi, last week, told Benue people to hold him [...]

Sun, 14 July 2019


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