News - Benue State

Ortom Canvasses Better Welfare For Judges

3 months ago /
Judiciary 

The National Judicial Commission has been advised to review the salaries of judges that have been stagnated for over a decade.

Police IG Debunks Peace Deal With Any Group

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has said that government has not entered into any form of a peace deal with any group to stem the tide of kidnapping in the country.

23,000 Victims Of Flood, Farmer/Herder Clashes To Benefit From Emergency Agricultural Program

3 months ago /

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has targeted 23,000 victims of farmer/herder clashes as well as those of the 2018 flood disaster that affected some parts of  Benue State are to benefit from the Federal Government's agricultural intervention program. 

Benue Sets Up 46-Member State Transition Committee

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Government has constituted a 46-member committee with the responsibility of studying the current structure of government as well as make suggestions that will strengthen and position the administration to fulfil its mandate in its second term.

Troops Rescue Kidnapped Victims, Parade Suspected Kidnappers & Armed Robbers

3 months ago /
Security 

In its renewed war against kidnapping and cultism, the Benue state government on Friday reaffirmed its commitment to rid the state of all form of criminality.

Bishop Kuka on Service to Humanity

3 months ago /
Nation 

The task of creating a good society begins with selfless service by those aspiring to become leaders.

Benue Seeks Review Of National Revenue Sharing Formula For Implementation Of Minimum Wage

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Benue state government has agreed to implement the new national minimum wage of thirty thousand Naira recently signed into law by the president. 

Taraba/Benue State Governments Inaugurate Ten Man Peace Committee

3 months ago /
Nation 

Taraba and Benue state governments have inaugurated a ten-man committee to tackle the crises between Jukun/Tiv border communities in both states.

Ortom Cuts Short Leave To Tackle Security Challenges

3 months ago /
Nation 

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has reportedly cut short his leave to return to Nigeria to address the ongoing crisis in some border and other communities of the state.

Benue State Government Imposes Curfew On Katsina-Ala Town

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Government has imposed a 24-hour-curfew on Katsina-Ala town of the state with effect from, Monday, April 22, 2019, as part of efforts to restore peace and ensure the security of lives and property in that part of the state.

Dismissed Army Sergeant, Others Paraded for Armed Robbery, Kidnapping and Cultism

4 months ago /
Security 

The Benue state police command on Wednesday paraded a dismissed army sergeant along with other suspects for armed robbery, kidnapping and cultism.

Two BSU Students Drown In River Benue

4 months ago /
Nation 

Two 100 level students of the Benue State University (BSU), Makurdi have reportedly drowned in river Benue.

Ochanya: FG Arraigns Wife And Mother Of Alleged Rapists

4 months ago /
Judiciary 

The federal high court in Makurdi, on Tuesday, remanded, Mrs. Felicia Ochiga-Ogbuja at the federal prisons, Makurdi, for negligence over the alleged rape and death of 13-year-old Ochanya Oogbanje by the defendant's husband and son, Mr. Andrew Ogbuja and Victor Ogbuja, respectively.

Police Seeks Public Support In Tracking Attackers Of INEC Official In Benue

4 months ago /
Security 

The Benue State Police Command wants the general public to partner with it and divulge useful information regarding the attack of the electoral officer for Gboko Local Government, Professor Dooshima Tuleun, so that her attackers can be brought to book.

Military Uncovers Illegal Arms Factory In Benue

4 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Joint Military “Operation Whirl Stroke” says it has uncovered an illegal local Ak 47 Gun factory in logo local government of Benue State, North Central Nigeria. 

INEC Issues Certificate Of Return To Ortom, Assembly Members-Elect

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has issued certificates of return to the Benue State Governor-elect, Samuel Ortom, Deputy Governor-elect, Benson Abounu, and 30 members-elect of the State House of Assembly.

Ortom Leads In Benue Polls

4 months ago /
Politics 

Governor Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won in nine of 13 local government areas in the supplementary polls held on Saturday.

IPAC Sues for Peaceful Supplementary Polls in Benue

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Benue state has tasked The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, political parties, the electorate as well as the general public to abide by the rules of the game in respect of the scheduled supplementary election in the state.

APC Rejects Election Results In Bauchi State

5 months ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress has rejected election results from the contentious Tafawa Balewa local government area in Bauchi State as announced by INEC's Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye.

Benue Governorship Election Declared Inconclusive

5 months ago /
Election  Politics 

INEC has also declared the Benue state governorship poll inconclusive.