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Ada Ameh for burial August 26 in Benue

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The remains of Nollywood actress, Ada Ameh, are set to be laid to rest in her hometown, Ogobia in Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue state on August 19. This was announced by the family of the...

Thu Aug 11th, 2022     Read More →

Train attack: Gumi secures the release of family of six, 60 yr old woman 

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Disturbed by the gory video images of four teenage children belonging to the same family by abductors of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has secured the release of four children,...

Wed Aug 10th, 2022     Read More →

Ortom writes Buhari, seeks firearm permits for newly established security outfit

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GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Rivers State has written President Muhammadu Buhari for firearm licensing for the newly established Benue State Community Volunteer Guards inaugurated last week to...

Tue Aug 9th, 2022     Read More →

3.6m indirect jobs created through $1.1b externally funded agric projects ​― FG

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About 3.6 million indirect jobs have been created from $1.113 billion (about N461.9b) worth of externally funded projects being implemented by the present administration. The Minister of...

Thu Aug 4th, 2022     Read More →

2023: Will youths make their number count this time?

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WITH the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) concluding the year-long voter registration, WALE AKINSELURE writes on the implications of the demography of an updated voter register to...

Wed Aug 3rd, 2022     Read More →

NCAC boss, NAFEST committees commend Ortom, Okowa on culture

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GOVERNORS Samuel IoraerOrtom of Benue State and Ifeanyichukwu Arthur Okowa of Delta State were both commendations by the members of the technical committee of the National Festival of Arts and...

Fri Jul 29th, 2022     Read More →

Samsung Heavy Industries, SIFAX, Starzs Investment, others for OMIS Maritime Award

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The Maritime and Offshore Award (The OMIS) is set to honour organizations and individuals who have distinguished themselves in the maritime sector. Samsung Heavy Industries (SHIN), Starzs...

Thu Jul 28th, 2022     Read More →

1,700 corps members take oath of allegiance in Benue

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The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Mohammed Fadah, on Tuesday sworn in 1,700 corps members posted to Benue State for the 2022 Batch B Stream II on...

Tue Jul 26th, 2022     Read More →

Communal crisis: Attah Igala sues for peace in Bagana

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The Attah Igala and President, Kogi State traditional council, HRM Matthew Alaji Opaluwa has called on the displaced people of Bagana communities in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State to...

Sun Jul 24th, 2022     Read More →

Benue police arrest Kuje prison escapee

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One of the Kuje prison inmates has been arrested in Makurdi, Benue State capital. Police disclosed this in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer, Catherine Anene, a Superintendent of...

Thu Jul 21st, 2022     Read More →

Suspected herders kill five in Benue

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Five people were reportedly killed at by suspected herders in a renewed attack on Makurdi, capital city of Benue State. The incident, according to natives happened recent at Anter Mbalagh council...

Wed Jul 13th, 2022     Read More →

How empowering local rice farmers can help Nigeria achieve food security

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WHEN we hear the words “local rice farmer”, we might imagine a rural dweller in a straw hat cultivating their crops in a rice paddy. As familiar as this picture might be, the story...

Tue Jul 12th, 2022     Read More →

Catholic Priest abducted in Benue

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A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Peter Amodu, has been kidnapped in Benue State. Tribune Online learnt that the priest was kidnapped on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at about 5:00 pm along Otukpo/Ugbokolo...

Thu Jul 7th, 2022     Read More →

No godfatherism in Labour Party ― Hembe, guber candidate

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Benue State Governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Heman Hembe, said that the party guarantees better life for the people of the state. Hembe who was addressing party supporters in Makurdi...

Sun Jul 3rd, 2022     Read More →

Ortom’s 2023 déjà vu

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GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue State is not a happy man. He is a very good example of a man in a fix. To use his own words, he is confused. Politically, he is a man between the rock and a hard...

Sat Jul 2nd, 2022     Read More →