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Benue NYSC laments dilapidated multipurpose hall

The Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, in Benue State, Mr. Simon Shisha, has lamented over the dilapidated condition of the multipurpose hall at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Wannune, Tarka local government area.

Mr. Simon stated that parts of the temporal kiosk been used by [...]

Fri, 15 November 2019

Appeal court affirms Benue speaker, Logo reps election

The Court of Appeal, Makurdi Judicial Division, has affirmed the decision of the National/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in upholding the election of the Speaker Benue State House of Assembly, Mr. Titus Uba.

Mr. Titus Uba is representing the Kyan State Constituency, Vandeikya local g [...]

Fri, 15 November 2019

Benue targets over 2 million children for immunization

Benue state government said it is targeting over two million children for immunization during the next round of the 2019 measles and meningitis exercise.

The Executive Secretary, Benue State Primary Health Care Board, Dr. Bem Ageda, made this known while briefing journalists in Makurdi, last We [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019

Senate confirms Kanyip as president National Industrial Court

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Justice Benedict Kanyip as the president of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.

The lawmakers also confirmed the nomination of Justice John Tsoho as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.

Recently, President Muhammadu Buhari, following [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019

Ortom says NLTP implementation to adhere strictly to ranching law

Benue state government has launched the National Livestock Transformation Plan, NLTP, but with a caveat that it would strictly be based on the state’s ranching law.

Speaking at the launch in Makurdi, last week, Governor Samuel Ortom said the implementation of the plan in Benue will adhere [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019

Flooding: Ortom calls for dredging of River Benue

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has called on the federal government to dredge the River Benue to put a permanent end to the perennial flooding of the state.

Ortom stated this when he visited some communities including Kucha Utebe on Gboko road, Rice Mill in Wadata among other areas affected [...]

Mon, 04 November 2019

Army launches ‘Exercise Ayem Akpatuma II’ in Benue

The Nigerian Army has launched Exercise (Ex) AYEM AKPATUMA II in Benue to curb the rising cases of kidnapping, armed robbery, banditry and communal clashes in the state.

Speaking during the launch, at the IBB Square Makurdi, venue of the event, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Burata [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019

PCN shuts 387 pharmacies, patent shops in Benue

The Pharmacist Council of Nigeria, PCN, said it has sealed a total of 387 medicine premises housing pharmacies and patent medicine stores in Benue State.

The director, Inspection and Monitoring, PCN, Pharm. Anthonia Aruya, disclosed this in Makurdi while briefing journalists after a one week in [...]

Sun, 27 October 2019


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