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COVID-19 scare: Benue government house shutdown

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The Benue Executive Council (EXCO) on Tuesday announced the closure of its Government House for two weeks following the spread of Coronavirus. Gov Samuel Ortom, flanked by Secretary to the State...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

Troops recover large cache of arms from bandits in Benue

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Kindly Share This Story: The Defence Headquarters says the troops of ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’ deployed in Benue has recovered a large cache of weapons from fleeing bandits in Odogoke...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

Armed men kill one farmer, abduct three women with kids in Benue

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Suspected Fulani herdsmen yesterday attacked Div-zaav community in Kwande Council of Benue State killing one person, and abducted three women.This was coming barely two weeks after armed...

Mon Mar 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Backlog of unpaid pensions, one of my worst pains ― Ortom

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Kindly Share This Story:•Flags-off CPS, apologises to retirees By Peter Duru GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue State has apologized to retirees and workers of the state over the inability of...

Thu Mar 19th, 2020     Read More →

APC: President Buhari’s indifference festered crisis ― Jackson Ojo, APC chieftain

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Kindly Share This Story:Jackson Ojo By Dirisu Yakubu Jackson Ojo, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, says the crisis now threatening the very survival of the party is one that...

Wed Mar 18th, 2020     Read More →

LASG tasks FG to ensure security of pipelines

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The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, has urged the Federal Government to ensure security of pipelines across the state. Hamzat made the call on Tuesday while receiving members of...

Tue Mar 17th, 2020     Read More →

Again, Amotekunisation as solution to insecurity 

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The widespread insecurity and escalating threat to safety in the country can no longer be denied. The routineness of impunity, the aloofness of the law over transgressions, and the triumph of...

Tue Mar 17th, 2020     Read More →

Again, suspected armed herdsmen kill seven mourners in Benue communities

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Kindly Share This Story:…scores injured, communities sacked, royal father cries for help Peter Duru, Makurdi No fewer than seven mourners were feared dead and scores injured in a fresh...

Sat Mar 14th, 2020     Read More →

Ortom apologises over government’s failure to implement pension scheme for past years

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Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom yesterday apologised to both serving and retired workers on behalf of his government as well as previous administrations in the state for the inability to find...

Tue Mar 10th, 2020     Read More →

Border Closure: Task Force counts gains in security, economy sectors

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Compt. Garba Mohammed The Joint Border Operation Drill, Sector 3, says it has recorded gains by improving security and economy of the country in less than two months of inauguration. The Ag....

Sun Mar 8th, 2020     Read More →

Police detain Ronaldinho, brother in Paraguay over fake passport

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Ronaldinho and his brother, Roberto, on Wednesday, were detained by police in Paraguay after entering the country with a fake passport. According to La Nacion, passports were found in the hotel...

Thu Mar 5th, 2020     Read More →

Rooney urges Man Utd fans to be patient

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Wayne Rooney has urged Manchester United fans to be patient, saying it could take “two or three years” before they return to the top of the game. Rooney, United’s record scorer...

Thu Mar 5th, 2020     Read More →

South Africa reports first coronavirus case

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South Africa on Thursday confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus, a 38-year-old male who travelled to Italy, health ministry announced. “This morning,… the National Institute...

Thu Mar 5th, 2020     Read More →

BREAKING: Confusion in senate over Buhari’s borrowing plan of $22 billion

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Kindly Share This Story:President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmed Lawan By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THERE is confusion in the Senate today as Senators begin discussions details of the 2016- 2018 ...

Thu Mar 5th, 2020     Read More →

Coronavirus: Benue government opens quarantine centre

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The Benue State government, on Sunday, opened a coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine centre and also set up an “Emergency Response Committee” to monitor and coordinate its response. This...

Sun Mar 1st, 2020     Read More →