Latest News, Events and Happenings in Benue News.en-usFG denies placing order for Russian vaccine Federal Government , yesterday, said Nigeria had not placed order for any vaccines from Russia. It made the clarification following reports that about 20 countries had ordered billions of the controversial Russian vaccine, which were approve <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 13 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Buhari pledges to boost internal security with more MOPOL Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to boost internal security by creating more police mobile force in the country.The president made the pledge at the commissioning of the Police Mobile Force Training College on the Ende hills, Nasarawa Eggon Co <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 13 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: NCDC confirms 423 new cases in Nigeria NCDC Response Team PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Center for Disease Control has on announced 423 fresh cases of the COVID-19 in the country.The NCDC, which made this known on its official twitter handle on Tuesday, also said six deaths were reco <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 12 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Overtures to Atiku, Saraki, others expose APC’s existential dilemma Bukola SarakiWhether it was made in jest or earnest, the call by governing All Progressives Congress on some of its former leaders to return to the party comes as part of the immediate challenges the party is confronting. Although the party&r <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 13 killed in Benue traditional stool tussle fewer than 13 persons were in the early hours of yesterday killed by suspected militias over a chieftaincy tussle at Ukpogo-Edikwu community in Apa council area of Benue State. The Guardian learnt that the attackers stormed the settlement at abou <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Nigerien forces kill four Libyan arm suppliers en route Nigeria four terrorist arm suppliers on their way to Nigeria have been killed by officials of Niger Republic army, The Guardian learnt.The Libyan arm suppliers were intercepted before reaching the border that leads to Nigeria in the Niger Republic on <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 10 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: Nigeria’s infections rise to 46,140 as NCDC announces 453 new cases The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased by 453, with total infections now 46,140.The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Saturday.The health agency noted that six more persons had <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 09 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Umahi advises Buhari to retain service chiefs David Umahi of Ebonyi has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to retain the current armed force service chiefs against the backdrop of calls from several quarters to replace them.Umahi gave the advice on Friday in Abakaliki while laying the foun <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Ortom signs fiscal responsibility, three other bills State Governor Samuel Ortom yesterday assented to bills to establish the Commission on Fiscal Responsibility as well as Council on Public Procurement.This, he said, is in fulfilment of his earlier promise to ensure transparency and accountabil <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Buhari congratulates newly elected NMA president, Ujah Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday felicitated Innocent Ujah on his election as President of the Nigerian Medical Association .&#8220;President Buhari believes the elected officers of the NMA have admirable profiles that will take the orga <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 05 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 30 Nigerians stranded in Lebanon rescued, among 150 awaiting evacuation – NIDCOM Nigerians, who were trafficked and left stranded in Lebanon have been rescued, and are among a total of 150 victims awaiting evacuation to Nigeria.The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission made this known in a statement by Gabriel Odu of <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 04 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 One year after, concessionaires yet to take-over 19 silos &bull; FG Loses N10.4b Yearly, Delay May Cause Food Crisis&bull; Hampers Concessionaires&rsquo; Access To CBN&rsquo;s Credit Facility To Mop Farm ProduceOne year after the 19 silo complexes were concessioned by the Federal Government, the concess <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 02 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria discharges 829 COVID-19 patients, highest number in 1 day Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says 829 COVID-19 patients were discharged on Monday.The NCDC in a tweet said the number was the highest in one day since the index case was reported on Feb. 27.Nigeria, It said, has successfully treate <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 28 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 40,000, death toll hits 858 Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Sunday announced 555 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus exceeded 40,000 in five months.The NCDC, which made this known on its official twitter handle, also recorded t <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 27 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Police confirm kidnap of Tito Group CEO in Benue police command in Benue has said that unknown gunmen on Friday kidnapped a businessman, Chief Isaac Akinkumi, the CEO/MD Tito Group, at his Makurdi residence.This was contained in a statement issued on Friday in Makurdi by the Police Command&rsq <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0100