Tags : Benue State

NBA Urges Buhari To Order Probe Into Military Invasion In

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Makurdi Branch, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order a probe into the invasion of Konshisha and Gwer East Local Government areas of Benue State. The appeal was contained in a statement issued by the Makurdi branch Chairman of the NBA, Mr Justin Gbagir. The Defence Headquarters had claimed that unknown […]

PDP South/W Congress: Fayose Accepts Makinde As Zonal Leader

There’s strong indication that leadership tussle rocking the PDP in the South-West will be a thing of the past as former Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Ayodele Fayose acknowledged Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde as the leader of the Party in the South-West. Former Governor Fayose made the remarks while addressing delegates at the […]

Kwara, Ondo, Benue Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

The distribution of doses of COVID-19 vaccines continues across the country as Kwara, Ondo, and Benue States took delivery of the vaccines. Channels TV reports that the Executive Secretary of the Kwara State Primary Health Services, Ms Nusirat Elelu took delivery of the vaccines on behalf of the State Government, on Tuesday evening, March 9, […]

Ortom Slams Bala Mohammed, Calls Him ‘Terrorist Terrorising Nigeria’

Benue State Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom has accused his Bauchi State counterpart, Mr qBala Mohammed, of being a terrorist based on his utterances supporting herdsmen from carrying AK-47 to defend themselves. Governor Ortom who made this accusation while addressing Journalists in Makurdi, Benue State capital, said Governor Mohammed must be a terrorist for supporting illegal […]

Deadly Attacks: “It Is Unfortunate Police Are Overstretched” –Benue Govt

The Benue State Government has reacted to the influx of armed herders and increase in deadly attacks in the State, lamenting that the Police are overstretched. The State Deputy Governor, Mr Benson Abounu, in an interview on Channels TV, said some Local Governments in the State has as low as five Police Officers; noting that: […]

Benue Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Benue State Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom, has tested positive for COVID-19.  A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Terver Akase, disclosed on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, that the Governor’s result turned positive after a close aide also returned positive in the last few weeks; noting that the Governor did not show any symptoms […]

Benue Top Officials Test Positive For COVID-19

Top government officials in Benue State, including the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Tony Ijohor, the Chief of Staff, Terwase Orbunde, the Head of Service, Veronica Onyeke and the Vice-Chancellor, Benue State University, Moses Kembe, have all tested positive to the COVID-19. Alarmed by the new development, Governor Samuel Ortom has hinted about the […]

Benue COVID-19 Index Case Refuses Treatment

The Deputy Governor of Benue State, Engr Benson Abounu has revealed that the first victim of coronavirus in the state, Mrs Susan Okpe has refused to be treated. He disclosed that the victim has taken the federal and state governments to court after she was transferred to Abuja Briefing journalists in Makurdi, Abounu, who doubles […]

Nigeria Records 16 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 16 newcases of coronavirus in the country. 10 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT, 2 in Oyo, 1 in Delta and 1 in Katsina. As at 09:30 pm, April 7, 2020, there are 254 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria, 44 persons have been discharged and […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records Ten New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed ten new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 224. Six of the ten new cases are in Lagos, two in Edo, while the other two are in the FCT. So far, five persons have died from the virus […]