Benue to conduct LG poll on November 30
The Benue State Government said on Tuesday said that it plans to conduct election into local government councils in the state on Nov. 30.
Ortom meets protesting pensioners, pledges to release N611m
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, on Friday, met with the protesting pensioners in the state, promising to release the sum of N611million to complete the payment of their April and May 2018 pensions.
Presidency dismisses reports on protest against Buhari in Japan
The Presidency has urged Nigerians to disregard concocted stories, backed with spurious visuals, of any protest or harassment of the President Muhammadu Buhari and his team, who arrived in Japan on Monday.
Ortom fecilitates with Akume on his ministerial appointment
Gov. Samuel Ortom has congratulated the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Sen. George Akume on his appointment and inauguration. This was contained in a statement on Friday signed by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS) Mr Terver Akase and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi.
The Cathedral in Lugard House: Another inclusive governance push
Kogi State is not only a convergence of Rivers Niger and Benue, which in any case, is where the state got its conventional appellation ‘Confluence State’ from; it is also a convergence of many distinct tribes and tongues that have been cohabiting in relative harmony since the state was decreed into creation many moons ago via military fiat.
Four killed at a burial in Benue
The Police in Benue State has confirmed the killing of four persons at a burial ceremony in Tongov district, Katsina-Ala Local Government. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Mukaddas Garba, yesterday, disclosed that the unknown gunmen allegedly carried out the dastardly act during the burial of late Tor Gbev Amaafu.
Benue government cautions against building on drainages, channels
The Benue State Government has cautioned against building structures close to the drainage leading from Wurukum through Zone 4 police headquarters to Achusa and other areas of Makurdi or risk demolition of their structures.
Army uncovers another illegal gun factory in Benue
Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) has arrested 10 suspected criminals who engaged in kidnapping, cattle rustling, and illegal arms manufacturing.