News - Benue State

Ortom Assures Ait Of Continued Partnership

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has assured the management and staff of Africa Independent Television, AIT, of his administration's continued partnership in his second term in office as the outfit has exhibited a very friendly disposition towards his government.

Ortom Meets Buhari, Says Ranches Establishment Law Is Working

6 days ago /
Nation 

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja on Monday after which he stated that the open grazing prohibition and ranches establishment law of the state has recorded tremendous success. 

Benue Government Denies Sponsoring Attacks On Taraba Communities

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Benue State government has denied allegations credited to the caretaker Chairman of Wukari Local Government Area in Taraba State, Daniel Adi, that it may be sponsoring attacks on communities in the state.

Ortom Challenges 9th National Assembly On Legislation On Ranching

1 week ago /
Judiciary 

The Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has challenged the ninth National Assembly to pass national legislation on open grazing prohibition and ranches establishment noting that any recommendation in support of open cattle routes is certainly not in the interest of the country.

Ortom Canvasses Better Welfare For Judges

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

2 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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.


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