23 general hospitals in Benue are without doctors, says lawmaker
A lawmaker in the Benue State House of Assembly, Dr. Adoga Onah, has disclosed that 23 general hospitals in the state are without doctors.Onah, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Health and Human Services revealed this in an interview.He added that the hospitals in the 23 local council areas also lack relevant health workers.
20 Killed, many injured, as herdsmen attack Ortom’s village
Again, Fulani herdsmen last Friday night and early yesterday invaded Saghev Ward of Guma Local Government Council, Benue State, killing more than 20 people. Sources from the area told The Guardian that the affected communities are Tse-Abi, Tse-Ginde, Tse-Peviv, Tse-Ikyo, Agenke and Gbenke settlements, while an official of the local council also said over 10…
Again, herders murder 11 persons in Benue, Nasarawa
Herdsmen Tuesday night invaded Gbeji and Tswarev communities in Ukum and Logo council areas of Benue State, killing no fewer than 10 persons.
‘Herders killed 212 persons in Benue’s council in seven years’
The Ter Nagi, Chief Ayua Abomtse, yesterday revealed said no fewer than 212 persons had been killed by herdsmen between 2011 and 2018 in his domain at Gwer West council area of Benue State.
Ortom restates pledge on independence of judiciary
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has swore in a new High Court Judge and two Special Advisers with a pledge not to interfere with the judiciary in the state. Ortom, who first swore in Justice Josephine Mbayan Agua as High Court Judge and shortly afterwards, Messrs Thomas Anajav and Ode Enyi as Special Advisers,…
Ortom reaffirms stand on safety of his people
As Christian celebrate this year’s Easter, Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has reassured the people of the state that his administration would continue...
Tiv youths decry continued killings in Benue
President of TYO, Timothy Hembaor, yesterday, maintained that the President’s non- condemnation of the killings and refusal to respond to critical issues raised before him during his recent visit by stakeholders is not good for the country and does not give hope to the victims...
Enough of bloodshed in Benue, says Ortom
Benue governor, Samuel Ortom, has blown hot, saying “enough of blood shed in the state due to the atrocities meted on farmers by Fulani herdsmen.”