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Pay your Sanitation counterpart funds, community leaders urge Benue, C/River

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Community Leaders in Benue and Cross River states on Wednesday pleaded with their state governments to pay up the counterpart funds to scale up sanitation and hygiene promotion. They made this...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

Prof. Ayatse attributes insecurity in Benue to illegally acquired weapons by politicians

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The paramount ruler of the Tiv people, His Royal Majesty (HRM) Prof. James Ayatse, Tor Tiv V, has blamed the security challenges in Benue state on the illegally acquired weapons by politicians in...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

Flood Disaster: PDP mobilises support for Benue, Adamawa, Katsina, others

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA—AS flood continues to ravage parts of the country, the PDP Rescue Group, PRG, yesterday, began mobilisation of support from well meaning Nigerians and corporate...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

Motorists groan as federal roads turn to nightmares in Igboland

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By Emeka Mamah, Vincent Ujumadu & Anayo Okoli VEHICULAR journeys on federal roads in the South-East states of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo have become deadly trap for motorists as...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

Tuface donates relief materials to Benue IDP

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Renowned musician, Innocent Idia, popularly known as Tuface, has donated assorted relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Makurdi.tuface Idia, accompanied by his wife, Mrs Ann...

Tue Sep 5th, 2017     Read More →

International Day of Charity: Obaseki drums support for Benue flood victims, others

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has tasked charitable persons, governments, religious groups and other organisations to remember the people of Benue State and others in distress, as...

Mon Sep 4th, 2017     Read More →

MSMEs: FG launches one-stop shop in plateau, seven other states to follow

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*Alongside Clinics, initiative to support growth of small business In fulfilment of its mandate to significantly spur Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Nigeria, the Federal Government...

Mon Sep 4th, 2017     Read More →

NAF commences medical assistance to Makurdi flood victims

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Monday inaugurated medical assistance programme to meet the medical needs of the recent flood victims in Makurdi, Benue. The Director of Public Relations and...

Mon Sep 4th, 2017     Read More →

PDP sympathizes with Benue flood victims

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday sympathized with the government and people of Benue State over the devastating flood that wreaked damage on farmlands and...

Mon Sep 4th, 2017     Read More →

Gov Ortom visits wife of his assassinated aide, vows to fish out killers

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Gov Samuel Ortom has visited the wife of his assassinated aide, Dr Tervershima Adyorough, at Benue State Teaching Hospital, where she is receiving treatment. Ortom, who arrived from his China trip...

Wed Aug 23rd, 2017     Read More →

We collaborate with victims’ relatives, says kidnap suspect

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By Kingsley Omonobi & Joseph Erunke ABUJA—ONE of the 26 suspected kidnappers and robbers paraded at the Police Force Headquarters, yesterday, revealed that they work with relatives of...

Wed Aug 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Those asking Buhari to resign should get their heads examined by Gov. Ortom

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday, accused his opponents of issuing an ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen to quit the state so as to destabilise his administration and plunge the state...

Tue Aug 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Ortom orders Fulani Herdsmen to ignore notice of quit by Middle Belt group

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The Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, has ordered Fulani Herdsmen resident in the state to ignore a notice of quits issued them by a coalition of middle belt youths, Middle Belt Renaissance...

Tue Aug 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria yet to transform 2.8bn metric tonnes of coal in 17 fields into wealth

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By Gabriel Ewepu A STUDY by Behre Dolbear & Company (USA), Inc. subdivided the areas of coal deposits in the country, which include the Anambra Coal Basin; this basin was into seven coal...

Tue Aug 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Buhari to resign need to have their heads examined – Gov Ortom

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Monday, accused his opponents of issuing an ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen to quit the state so as to destabilise his administration and plunge the state into...

Mon Aug 21st, 2017     Read More →