News - Benue State

Benue APC Calls For Investigation Into The Assassination Of Tribunal Witness

2 months ago /
Politics 

The Benue chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC has called for an urgent investigation into the gruesome assassination of Hon. Jasper Iornem Dzughgba who was a critical witness in both the Benue State Governorship Election Petition and the Zone A Senatorial Petition before the tribunal.

Five Killed In Taraba/Benue Renewed Hostility

2 months ago /
Security 

No fewer than five persons have been reported killed in renewed hostilities between Jukun and Tiv natives in Gyenku village, Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State.

Benue Government, CBN Deepen Ties

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Government has disclosed plans to collaborate with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to increase access to financial facilities for ease of business operations in the state.

Ortom Restates Support For Democratic Structures

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has restated the resolve of his administration to continue to support democratic structures to ensure the sustenance of democracy in the state particularly at the third tier of government.

Belarus Varsity Partners Benue Institutions On Food Technology

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Mogilev State University of Food Technologies in the Republic of Belarus is to collaborate with tertiary institutions in Benue State on food security and areas of developing the agriculture value chain.

Christian Pilgrims Commission Boss Urges Nigerians To Be More Patriotic

3 months ago /
Religion 

The executive secretary of the Nigerian Christian pilgrims' commission, Tor Ujah says, if Nigerians proudly own the country, no other country of the world will compete with them in developmental ideas and creative abilities.

Ortom Proclaims 9th Benue Assembly

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has proclaimed the ninth Benue State House of Assembly with a charge on members to collaborate with the executive to deliver dividends of democracy to Benue people.

Ortom Declares Position On LG Autonomy

3 months ago /
Nation 

Benue State Governor,  Samuel Ortom,   has rejected claims that he was against the granting of autonomy to local government.

Benue Gov. Ortom Supports LG Autonomy

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Government has cleared the air regarding its position on Local Government autonomy stressing that it is not against Local Government autonomy as being reported in a section of the media.

Ortom Vs Oshiomole: Court Fixes July 11 For Ruling

3 months ago /
Nation 

A Makurdi High Court Presided over by Justice Augustine Ityoyiman on Friday fixed July 11, 2019, to rule on the application brought before it by counsel to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomole in the libel suit instituted against  APC, and Chairman by Governor Samuel Ortom.

EFCC Arraigns JAMB Staff Over N35m Fraud

3 months ago /
Security 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Philomena Chieshe, an official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, over the missing N35m in her custody, which she claimed was swallowed by a snake in Makurdi, Benue State.

Benue Governorship Tribunal Reconvenes On Friday

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital will reconvene on Friday, May 31, 2019, for the continuation of pre-hearing on the suit challenging the election of the State Governor Samuel Ortom.

Army To Provide Taraba Farmers Security To Return To Farms

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says it will provide farmers with adequate security as they return to their farms this farming season. 

Ortom Consoles Lobi Stars FC Over Coach's Death

3 months ago /
Sports  

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has commiserated with the Board, Management, staff and players of Lobi Stars Football Club, over the death of their Technical Adviser, Coach Solomon Ogbeide who died on Monday, in Makurdi.

House Of Reps Moves To Amend Education Minimum Standard Act

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is seeking to amend the education minimum standard and establishment of institution act, to ensure that educational Curricula lay more emphasis on practical knowledge.

Ortom Reappoints SSG, COS

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has announced the reappointment of Secretary to  State Government, Professor Anthony Ijohor, SAN, and his Chief of Staff, Hon. Terwase Orbunde.

Ortom Assures Ait Of Continued Partnership

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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.


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