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Rising rape cases: NGO trains CSOs on SGBV in Benue

A non-governmental organization, Community Links and Human Empowerment Initiative, CLHEI, in conjunction with ChristianAid has trained no fewer than 30 civil society organisations working in Benue communities on psychosocial relief and how to get help for survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence, [...]

Sun, 22 November 2020


Benue govt. to construct over 5,000 housing units

The Benue state government said it will soon commence the construction of over 5,000 affordable housing units for its citizens to address housing deficit.

State Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Mr. Ekpu Ogbu, disclosed this, when he received the leadership and members of the Corr [...]

Sun, 22 November 2020


Bayelsa West: Court not fair to us – APC

The Bayelsa State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) says the last week’s judgement by the Federal High Court in Yenagoa that disqualified the senatorial candidate of the party, Hon. Peremibowei Ebebi, for the forthcoming by-election was not fair to the party in any ramification.

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Tue, 10 November 2020


FG would one day accept ranching as best practice - Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has expressed optimism that just like the June 12, the federal government would one day come to accept ranching as the best practices for animal husbandry.

Ortom stated this last week, while speaking to journalists in Government House in Makurdi

Ortom, w [...]

Tue, 03 November 2020


Covid-19: Benue produces ventilator, disinfection tunnel, others

The Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology in Benue State has produced ventilators, disinfectant tunnels and hand sanitizers as part of contributions towards the fight against Coronavirus and other airborne diseases in the state.

The Commissioner for Energy, Science and Technology, Dr. Godw [...]

Mon, 26 October 2020


Covid-19: Benue no longer in possession of palliatives --- Shior

The Executive Secretary, Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, Mr. Emmanuel Shior has stated that the agency is no longer in custody of CACOVID palliatives.

He said the palliatives have all been distributed to the poorest of the poor in the 23 local government areas, as soon as they we [...]

Mon, 26 October 2020


Rights violations: Benue gov inaugurates panel of inquiry

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has inaugurated an eight-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry into Human Rights Violations by the Police, especially the now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS.

Speaking during the swearing-in, Or [...]

Wed, 21 October 2020


Navy School, Makurdi, graduates 29 ratings

The Nigerian Navy Provost and Regulating School, Makurdi, has graduated three tiers of 29 ratings out of 34 nominated for the exercise.

The training which is aimed at maintaining discipline and also to carry out proper investigation into offences and crime prevention lasted for three months.

Sun, 18 October 2020


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